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2017 Highlights

Congratulations to Daphne Tan for being awarded the prestigious SP Scholarship!

2016 Highlights

In support of World Diabetes Day, DFST and DNHW students planned and conducted fun nutrition-related activities for members of the public. The event was held at Suntec City Convention Centre on 13 November 2016 and officiated by the Minister of Health, Mr Gan Kim Yong.

Congratulations to DFST Year 2 students (from left) Mak Wai Ming and Sean Goh Yong Yie for receiving the prestigious 2016 A*Star Science Award (Polytechnic).
SP DFST has been re-accredited by IUFoST. This accreditation is a testimony of DFST’s quality and its place in the training of food scientists and technologists who are world ready.

Four DFST Year 3 students attended the IUFoST 18th World Congress of Food Science and Technology in Dublin, Ireland. They participated in the Food Science Students Fighting Hunger Competition.
(From left) Ng Zheng Kai Dylan, Leong Jia Wen Sandra, Liang Ya Quan and Gernice Lee Xin Ping.

Seah Xin Hui (Class of 2016) has been awarded the Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) Scholarship.
She will further her study in the SIT-Massey University Joint Degree programme in Food Technology.

Congratulation to Tey Angel (Class of 2016) (left) for receiving the Ministry of Health (MOH) Healthcare Merit Award!
Angel will be reading Dietetics at the University of Flinders, Australia.

Congratulation to Pang Ming-Li Ashleigh (Class of 2015) for receiving the Ministry of Health (MOH) Healthcare Merit Award!
Ashleigh is pursuing her Nursing degree in NUS.

2015 Highlights

34 DFST and DHNW students visited farms and factories of CP Group as well as a local university to learn more about food processing and food safety during their 12-day overseas immersion programme (OIP) to Thailand.

Eight DFST graduates enter the inaugural Earn and Learn Programme for Food Manufacturing starting in May 2015. For the first time ever, this programme allows SP students to work at companies while learning new skills and knowledge. Students will graduate with an Advanced Diploma in Applied Food Science awarded by SP at the end of 18 months.

DFST Year 3 student, Khiu Ke Jun, won the first prize for the polytechnic sector in SIFST Student Symposium 2015. His project title was 'Investigating the inhibitory effect of phenolic acids on the formation of PhIP in chicken breast meat'.

Seventeen DFST students joined in to create awareness of water usage in food production. A total of five posters on virtual water footprint of orange juice, sausage, baguette, noodle and cake were presented to the public.

2014 Highlights

Sim Hui Min Yvette (Class of 2014) received a Healthcare Merit Scholarship award from the Ministry of Health on 30 July 2014. She will be reading Dietetics at the University of Flinders, Australia.

Elaine Yeow Yee Ling, DFST Year 3 student, was awarded with the Arts & Music scholarship on 9 July 2014.
Congratulations to Elaine!

Congratulation to DFST Year 3 students (from left) - Nur Syakirah Binti Musa, Teo Wan Ling and Nurul Afiqah Binte Mohd Fammy for winning Best Poster Award at the Young Scientists’ Symposium 2014!

Three DFST Year 3 students (from right) - Kelsey Caro Oh Wei Ting, Teo Wan Ling and Gerald Lye Kai En, were presented with SPRING SME Talent Programme awards on 14 February 2014.
Under this programme, SPRING/ companies will sponsor their tuition in year 2 and year 3. Upon graduation, they will join the SME to learn more about the food industry.



Tan Wen Xin

Food Science & Technology Course Medallist 2014


"DFST has definitely fuelled my interest in food science by unravelling the mysteries of food product development and processing. The course trained me to be resourceful, work independently as well as in a team. This diploma has kicked start my journey in the world of food science and technology. I'm really looking forward to applying the knowledge that I have learnt!"