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POLY GRAD: THUMBS DOWN TO TEMASEK POLYTECHNIC

After completing 3 years of tertiary education, I graduated with a diploma in veterinary technology – and it is useless. Financing someone through vet school is no easy task, especially for those belonging to a middle income family. If you’re rich, (what the hell) just go ahead and go to vet school already. In Australia, vet school costs at least AUS$47,000 a year and the course of study is at least 5 years. As I’m a local in a country that have no universities offering a degree in vet science (or any vet-related courses for that matter), I would have to travel overseas to pursue a vet degree and thus, have the added burden of accommodation and other living expenses due to living away from my family.

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