While initially disappointed at not being accepted for medicine, Ngee Ann Polytechnic graduate Andrea Chua now says there are "different ways to contribute to the field of medicine, such as through research"
Autism has not stopped Miss Andrea Chua from pursuing her dream of working in the medical field.
The 20-year-old will graduate from Ngee Ann Polytechnic’s School of Life Sciences and Chemical Technology on Wednesday with a diploma in biomedical science. She will graduate with a silver medal, meaning she is in the top 5 per cent of her cohort.
In her three years, she faced some difficulties because of her condition but persevered nonetheless. Due to the workload in the course syllabus, collaborative learning was vital for students to work together and learn more efficiently.
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