CCA Events

Impact: TEDxYouth@RI 2022

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By Jason Nathaniel Sutio (22S06U) 

On 6 August 2022, Raffles Institution held its very own TEDx event inviting 16 different speakers, including students, alumni and teachers, from various backgrounds to spark curiosity, scepticism, and discussions on a range of subjects that matter. 

The “x” on TEDx stands for “independently-organised”, in that the event is on a community-by-community basis. Here, TED-like talks are shared with the Rafflesian community following the theme “Impact”.

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Victory Reclaimed: Kiwi Cup 2022

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By Lezann Lee (23A01C) and Joy Tan (23A01D)

Photos Courtesy of Raffles Photographic Society

The afternoon of 5th August saw Saint Andrew’s Junior College (SAJC) greeted by a flood of impassioned rugby players trotting to the field with gusto, all primed for victory. 

Moments before the match, the Raffles Ruggers, clad in their signature green, black and white, held a team huddle. With their arms wound tightly around each other’s backs, they bent forward in earnest to give ear to their Team Captain, Tyler Leong (#12, 23A01F), before ending off with a resounding war cry.

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Raffles Runway RPROJ’22 – AEON 

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By Leong Jun Wei (23A01D), Loh Zhao Hong (23S03A), Cece Cao Chenxi (23A01E) and Shreya Singh (23S03C)

Mesmerising mood lighting, glittering makeup, colourful fabric galore – if you walked past the canteen from 22nd to 29th July, you may have seen a cinematically-shot film showcasing fashion designs. From elegant gowns to cyberpunk streetwear, the quality and range of this collection rivalled the likes of international Fashion Weeks. This year, Runway’s Batch of 2022 presents their labour of love: Aeon. 

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Gryphon Recall: A Re-Calling of Friends

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By Claire Jow (23A01B)

Photos courtesy of Raffles Photographic Society

Year after year, each batch of students comes and goes, graduating to make something of themselves in this great wide world. On 23 July, however, as part of RI’s bicentennial initiatives, the alumni of our school’s CCAs – ranging from fresh-faced 20-somethings to middle-aged careermen in their 50s – were invited back to school in an event known as Gryphon Recall.

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