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Anderson Junior College

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Established  1984
School code  0705
Enrolment  Approx. 1,650
Motto  Non Mihi Solum
Founded  1984
Session  Single
Principal  Ms. Tay Lai Ling
Phone  +65 6459 6822
Number of students  1,650
Anderson Junior College
Type  Government Co-educational
Address  4500 Ang Mo Kio Ave 6, Singapore 569843
Similar  Victoria Junior College, Saint Andrew's Junior Co, Catholic Junior College, Nanyang Polytechnic, Ngee Ann Polytechnic
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Anderson Junior College (AJC) is a junior college established in 1984 and located in Yio Chu Kang, Singapore, offering two-year pre-university courses leading to the Singapore-Cambridge GCE Advanced Level examinations. Anderson Junior College has been affirmed as one of the leading junior colleges in Singapore for value-added academic performances.

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History

Anderson Junior College was the 11th junior college to be established in Singapore and received its first batch of students in 1984. It celebrates its anniversary on the 5th of April each year. The Anderson Junior College Hostel was planned and construction commenced in 2009. The hostel was opened in 2012.

Presently, AJC has more than 160 teaching staff, including 10 Heads of Department, and approximately 20 non-teaching staff. Courses operate over a two-year period.

Crest

The college crest is formed from the initials of the College. The letter A, in the form of a yellow flame, symbolises the vitality and youthful aspirations of the students. The dark blue letters, J and C, supporting the flame, symbolise college support for the individual in his efforts to realise his ambition. The four circles at the base depict racial harmony, highlighting the college motto.

The crest was designed by Mr. Heng Eng Hwa in 1984.

Motto

The college motto is Non Mihi Solum, which is Latin for Not for Myself Alone.

House System

For competitive intra-school events, the school population is divided into five houses:

  • Jaguar (Red)
  • Panther (Yellow)
  • Puma (Green)
  • Cheetah (Grey)
  • Cougar (Blue)
  • The House Committee is in charge of each house, with each house having at The House Captain and the Vice-Captain. The house committee is made up of student councillors.

    Anderson Junior College Hostel

    The Anderson Junior College Hostel was opened in 2012, providing accommodation for scholars in AJC as well as those from Nanyang Junior College, Anderson Secondary School, Nan Chiau High School and Catholic High School.

    Academic Information

    Anderson Junior College offers both Arts and Science courses that leads up to the Singapore-Cambridge GCE Advanced Level examinations.

    Notable alumni

  • Naomi Tan Ming Ai: Gold medalist national sailor, 1998 Asian Games
  • Jasmine Ser: Olympian (Shooting), 2012 Summer Olympics
  • Karthikeyan Somasundaram: Artiste, Mediacorp Vasantham
  • References

    Anderson Junior College Wikipedia


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