11 May '11, 1pm

Top Ngee Ann Polytechnic graduates balance studies and jobs

Top Ngee Ann Polytechnic graduates balance studies and jobs

SINGAPORE: The top crop of students at Ngee Ann Polytechnic this year did more than just study well. From being a part-time security guard to being an after-class stock-investor, they have managed to juggle their lessons and part-time jobs. One of them is Glenn Ong Ke Xian, who is a student by day, and a savvy investor by night. While in school, the banking and financial services major put his knowledge to good use and helped his mother and sister grow their funds by 40 per cent during the 2008 global financial crisis. Glenn said: "I wasn't sure initially but after reading more about it, I was very intrigued about all the different kinds of investment instruments in the world. "And then we saw the financial crisis of 2008 happening right before our very eyes, and I don't want to be another victim in the future of another such crisis. I want to be the one to spot the next c...

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