Explore and discover

New possibilities in chemical and life sciences

Innovate and create

Sciences for better living

Experience and learn

Beyond the confines of the classroom

Talent pipeline for energy and chemicals sector

The Straits Times, 23 August 2016 - SP and the Singapore Workforce Development Agency have launched a 18-month earn and learn programme (ELP) for the energy and chemicals sector. The ELP is open to those who have graduated from selected polytechnic courses. Those who graduate from the ELP will be exempted from selected modules if they later pursue a related degree at the National University of Singapore or the Singapore Institute of Technology-Newcastle University. The new programme which has signed up 26 participants in the inaugural batch will see participants attending lessons at SP, get trained on the job and be mentored by their employers. They will be paid a starting base salary of $1,400 to $2,000 a month with a shift allowance of $800 to $1,100. SP’s Diploma in Chemical Engineering (DCHE) graduate from the class of 2016, Masyitah Hasunah, shared that gaining work experience was a key factor in her decision to sign up for the ELP. Acting Minister for Education (Higher Education and Skills) Ong Ye Kung, who launched the ELP at Pulau Bukom reiterated the importance of the SkillsFuture movement in light of major technological disruptions happening in the world. Photo used in the story featured Masyitah Hasunah giving a demonstration to Acting Minister Ong. Similar story was reported in myPaper, Channel News Asia and Lianhe Zaobao.

Ms Masyitah showing Mr Ong some skills she picked up under the new SkillsFuture Earn and Learn Programme.PHOTO: SINGAPORE POLYTECHNIC


Alumni News

Young Cosmetic Scientist of the Year 2016

Congratulations to Perfumery & Cosmetic Science alumnus, Leong Hei Mern!

Talent pipeline for energy and chemicals sector

SP and the Singapore Workforce Development Agency have launched a 18-month earn and learn programme (ELP) for the energy and chemicals sector.

From Normal stream to PhD course

CLS alumnus Nigel Tan shared his journey from the Normal stream in secondary school to studying for his PhD.

Nurturing teachers of tomorrow

Biomedical Science alumnus, Lim Yu Jie, is one of 176 recipients of the Ministry of Education’s teaching scholarships and awards.

Moment of near-failure spurred him to succeed

Biomedical Science alumnus Ridhwan Muzaki overcame a challenging childhood to become a three-time Dean’s lister and a postgraduate scholarship recipient.

Rebel Turned Aspiring Doctor

From being a defiant teenager to becoming a medical student – Amanda Chia is truly an inspiration to those who are determined to change their lives.

Getting more than a kick out of silat

Nutrition, Health and Wellness alumna, Haziqah Haron, shared the health benefits of silat.

Food makes the world go round

Food Science & Technology alumnus Teo Wan Ling shares her food adventure.