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SP students excel at WorldSkills 2007

SP students have done exceptionally well at the international competition, clinching 2 golds, a bronze and a Medallion for Excellence.


Four Singapore Polytechnic students were in Shizuoka, Japan recently to represent our nation at the WorldSkills Competition 2007. The international competition, touted as the "Olympics of Skills", was held from 14 to 21 Nov 07. Over 800 competitors from 47 countries/regions tested themselves against tough international standards in 47 key skills and technologies.

Timothy Goh Su Hwee, Muhammad Sufyan Bin Zainalabidin, Neo Yuan Sheng and Sean Shuh not only brought glory to SP, but it made Singapore proud as well.

Muhammad Sufyan bin Zainalabidin, from the School of Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering, became the first ever Singaporean to win a Gold in Computer-aided Mechanical Engineering Drawing and Design.

School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering student Timothy Goh also walked away with a Gold in Information Technology-PC and Network Support. It is the second time SP has won in this category.

The full list of results for SP is as follows:

Timothy Goh Su Hwee (EEE)
Gold in IT-PC & Network Support,
Best of Nation award

Muhammad Sufyan Bin Zainalabidin (MM)
Gold in Mechanical Engineering Drawing & Design (CADD)

Neo Yuan Sheng (EEE)
Bronze in Industrial Control

Seah Shun (MM)
Medallion For Excellence in CNC Turning

The achievements of our students were also featured in local media. Click here to read more.


Timothy Goh Su Hwee- Gold medal in IT- PC & Network Support + Best of Nation award

Neo Yuan Sheng - Bronze medal in Industrial Control

Timothy Goh, photographed with Expert and Coaches for IT - PC & Network Support (...and not forgetting David Papkin who is not in Japan)

Muhammad Sufyan Bin Zainalabidin with his Gold Medal in Computer-aided Mechanical Engineering Drawing and Design

Muhammad Sufyan Bin Zainalabidin and Seah Shun

Muhammad Sufyan Bin Zainalabidin, photographed with Expert Tan Cher Hwee and Coach Leong Teng Boon


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