Varsity uncovers young writing talents through contest


(From left) TAR UC Faculty of Social Science and Humanities dean Dr Karthiyani Shanmugam, Khalishah, Wong, Lai, Yi Ren, Dr Lee, Ling and Olive at the prize-giving ceremony.

A HEART-warming ending of the story entitled A New Beginning by Wong Yi Ren from Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Aminuddin Baki culminated in him winning the Short Story Writing Competition organised by Tunku Abdul Rahman University College (TAR UC) Department of English Studies under the Faculty of Social Science and Humanities.

The story ended with: “All our hard work, nine years of it, was gone in the span of one night... As I watched, in shock and awe, someone ruffled my head. I looked up and saw my dad looking at me with a smile, shrugging his shoulders before joining others in the orchard.

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