DEWT Student awarded HSBC-NYAA Youth Environmental Award 2016
Xiang Tian was an active member of the SP Environment Club (SP ENV), and was involved in the planning of numerous activities, including the Freshmen Orientation Camp (FOC), multiple Beach clean-ups and upcycling workshops. He implemented Electronic-waste Bins in SP and started new initiatives for SP ENV, including Beach Clean-ups at non-recreational beaches, upcycling workshops in collaboration with SP Library MakerSpace, and Operation Green, to teach ordinary members of SP ENV to plan and execute their own events.
Due to his positive attitude, strong leadership and contributions to the environment, Xiang Tian has been selected as one of the five winners for this year’s HSBC-NYAA Youth Environmental Award 2016.
4 DEWT students participated in the Polytechnic Student Research Project 2014 and won the BEST 5 Projects Award (from each Polytechnic) on 13 March 2014.
The Polytechnic Student Research Programme (PSRP) was initiated by Mr Peter Chen, former Senior Minister of State for Education, and launched by NTU in July 1997 with funding support from the NSTB (now A*STAR). The objective of the programme is to nurture local polytechnic students in R&D through an immersion in the scientific and engineering research environment.
DEWT student Ong Xi Chun selected for the A*Star Science Award (Polytechnic)
The Award includes coverage of monthly school fees and an allowance of S$2,000 per year.
It is tenable for 2 years; however, continuation of the award in 3rd year is subject to excellent academic performance in 2nd year promotional examinations and continued interest in science and mathematics.
Earlier this year, SPirit last reported that two SP civil engineering graduates from Class of 2011 published a paper in an international scientific journal.
Hot on their heels are two fresh SP graduates from The Diploma in Environmental Management and Water Technology (DEWT) who published a journal paper in the international Journal of Water Sustainability (Vol. 1, Issue 3, Dec. 2011: 313- 322). .
Kenneth Lim (right) and Daphne Low (left) with their Lecturer, Dr Handojo Djati Utomo, who was holding the published research paper (middle) during 2012 graduation ceremony. Click here for more details!
Bryant Lau of DARCH, won International Design Awards Student Category
Using his year 2 project, Bryant (DARCH student) won an International Design Awards Student Category
& Architecture Emerging designer of the year. His entry was published in the 2011 International Design Awards book.
Elaine Sam of DEWT, Winner and 2012 HSBC/NYAA Earthwatch Study Trip Participant
Elaine Sam Hui Xian, our student from Diploma in Environmental Management and Water Technology (DEWT), has been selected as a winner of the HSBC/NYAA Youth Environmental Award 2012.
President's Award for the Environment
Singapore Polytechnic was awarded President’s Award for the Environment (PAE) 2010 for its contributions that include staff and students mobilising to protect the environment on campus and also conducting outreach programmes targeting the industry and community. Click here for details!
SP/ABE was awarded the BizSafe Star certification, the highest possible award in BizSafe certification by the WSH Council, for putting in place excellent safety and health management systems. This certification is valid for 3 years from 9 April 2012 - 3 April 2015.
SCDF Strategic Partner Award
SP was presented the SCDF Strategic Partner Award on 15 Sep 2009 for its close collaboration with SCDF (Singapore Civil Defence Force). Amongst the many joint projects, the Mobile Tremorlator has made public apprearance in many EP (Emergency Preparedness) Days. The year culminated in the launch of the SP-CD Lionhearters Club in SP on 27 Oct 2009.
Minister of the Environment and Water Resources, Dr Yaacob Ibrahim, presented the Watermark Award to principal of SP, Mr Tan Hang Cheong, at the award presentation ceremony held at the Marina Barrage on 28 Aug 2008. The Watermark Award was introduced in 2007 to recognise individuals and organisations for their outstanding contributions and commitment to protect and raise awareness of Singapore’s precious water resources.
Water Efficiency Building
SP/ABE was awarded the Water Efficiency Building Certificate by PUB on 15 July 2008. Water Efficiency Building
Our school achieved complete QEHS (Quality, Environment, Health & Safety) certifications (ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001) since 2002.
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