Raffles Institution

History and Strategic Affairs Society (HSTA)

  • taken by Jennifer Shen and Lau Yun Xi for Deck the Walls 2017, a project by the Raffles Photographic Society

    The History and Strategic Affairs Society (HSTA, formerly HISSOC) is the place to be to engage your interest in global and local affairs. Lauded as one of the oldest CCA in the books, the Raffles History and Strategic Affairs society is not just the wittiest, but also the coolest of the bunch. Donning snappy suits and dresses, be ready to be trained for and participate in competitions known as Model United Nation (MUN) Conferences, where you concoct plans of world domination and pit them against other brilliant minds around the globe.

    As a competitor, you will pick up many useful skills, ranging from the ‘hard’: legalistic principles about international law, order and justice, to the ‘soft’: how and what makes people talk. You will definitely become a more thoughtful individual, one who’s engaging to others and engaged around the world.

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    Achievements and Highlights

    Yale-NUS Asia Pacific MUN 2016
    Best Delegate – 8, Outstanding Delegate – 7, Honorable Mention - 6
    Overall Best School Delegation

    Nanyang Technological University MUN 2016
    Best Delegate- 6, Outstanding Delegate – 3 Honourable Mention - 2
    Overall Best School Delegation

    Singapore Chinese Girl’s School MUN 2016
    Best Delegate – 2, Honourable Mention - 2
    Best Delegation

    Singapore MUN 2016
    Best Delegate – 3, Outstanding Delegate – 4, Honourable Mention - 2
    Overall Best School Delegation

    Yale Model ASEAN 2016
    Best Delegate – 2, Outstanding Delegate – 6, Honourable Mention - 4
    Overall Best School Delegation

    Raffles Model United Nations 2016

    Teachers in charge

    Ms Dawn Ng

    Mr Caleb Liu



    Raffles Model United Nations