NOW Academy is home to our podcast, YouTube Channel, and our main event, SHINE NOW. This is where you can touch base on everything we’re doing. NOW Academy aims to empower Singapore’s next generation through meaningful connection and education.

As Singapore grows as a nation, so does its people, its culture, its practices. We are here to facilitate that growth for the next generation as we evolve into a multi-faceted society of all trades, tenets, and talents.


The "Expectations vs Reality" series features casual and lighthearted conversations between industry leaders and young talents from a range of industries from food to sports. Gain insights on the various industries and find out if the realities of pursuing a career in those tracks meet the expectations that youths may have.

This series aims to make you more confident in your career path choices by giving you the heads up on the important things you need to know.


The NXT LEVEL Podcast is hosted by our very own Joel Lim, which will feature long form conversations with industry leaders. These sessions will delve deep into the struggles they underwent while coming up in their industry and how they overcame those adversities to get to the "next level". Listen to some personal stories as well as advice and tips from their own experiences, so that you can get inspired to work hard and chase your own passions and dreams to the next level.

Tune in to hear from the greats such as Munah Bagharib, Lennard Yeong, Nicole Ong, He Ruiming (The Woke Salaryman), Fariz Jabba, and Lim Qixuan (QimmyShimmy).



An Instagram Live series hosted by Singapore’s top youth leaders and content creators like Farisha Ishak, Isaac Ong, Annette Lee and Joel Lim.

Listen as they engage our Political Office Holders such as Minister S Iswaran, Minister Edwin Tong, and Minister Lawrence Wong on hot button topics like Fostering a Safer Digital Space, Mental Wellness & Singaporean Youths, Career Planning in a Post COVID-19 Singapore and more!

Join in the conversation and hear the answers to these burning questions about today’s current affairs.

#AskNOW is available for viewing on @nowacademysg IGTV page.


SHINE NOW 2020 is back, and this year, it's going digital!

Attend panels, workshops, and performances while networking with like-minded professionals across a range of industries: Music, Technology, Business and Entrepreneurship, Art and Design, Sports, Lifestyle, Dance, and Food.

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