Berita Minggu, 9 Oct 2016 - Article featured SP’s Diploma in Aeronautical Engineering graduate Abdul Halim Ali Akbar. He shared his daily journey from his home in Johor to Singapore during his secondary school days. While the early start and long journey would tire him out, Abdul Halim did not give up as he realised that education is important for him. After graduating from a madrasah, he decided on the junior college route before realising that he is more of a hands-on person. Deciding to pursue his interest in aeroplanes, he dropped out of junior college and enrolled in SP. His achievements in SP enabled him to pursue a Degree in Aeronautical Engineering at Imperial College London. Abdul Halim subsequently graduated with a second class honours degree and is currently undergoing training at A*STAR’s Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology (SIMTech), before pursuing a doctorate.