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From street fighter to top S'pore Poly graduate

Diploma in Integrated Events and Project Management graduate Muhammad Alfiz Kambali went from teenage delinquent to top student at SP, with the help of his lecturers and friends. Find out here.

Individuals should take charge of own learning journey: Iswaran

Sheikh Harun Mohammad Rafik, made a mid-career switch and sought relevant upgrading through SP PACE Academy’s Diploma (Conversion) in Shipping and Marine Offshore. Find out how life-long learning is making a difference for individuals like Sheikh.

Top poly graduates choose work over university

Find out why the top SP graduates - Low Guan Onn Award Winner and Diploma in Media and Communication (DMC) Gold Medallist Chong Han Lyn, Tan Kay Yong Gold Medallist and Diploma in Creative Writing for TV and New Media Esther Tan, and Batey Scholar Award and DMC graduate Tracy Ong - chose to work instead of pursuing a degree.

Furthering his studies despite owning a company

Despite having a Degree and owning his own construction company, Md Shariful Islam still enrolled in SP’s Diploma in Civil Engineering with Business three years ago. Find out how SP helped Shariful take his business to another level.

Naughty student becomes top graduate

From delinquent to one of the top graduates from the Class of 2017. Read how SP's Diploma in Integrated Events and Project Management nurtured Muhammad Alfiz Kambali's passion.

Open mind shows her a new path

When Azlinda Jumahat received her O level scores three years ago, she could not get into her dream course (Tourism Management) and was offered the Diploma in Business Information Technology. While disappointed, she decided to approach the course with an open mind and was soon amazed by how Business and IT modules can come together to create meaningful programmes or apps. Today, Azlinda is graduating with a GPA of 3.863 and is already working full-time as a Digital Marketing Officer at the Autism Recovery Network!

Dyslexia did not set him back

Despite battling with Dyslexia at a young age, Mohamad Arif Mohamad Azmi managed to excel in the Diploma in Landscape Architecture course. Today, he is graduating with a GPA of 3.918 and is currently working at Scenic Landscape Pte Ltd as a landscaping executive!

Female student majors in Engineering despite objections from family

Despite objections from her family, Diploma in Energy Systems and Management graduate Joanna Lum decided to pursue her passion in Engineering. Her hard work over the last three years has paid off as she will be graduating as the top student of her diploma. Read how she found success with Singapore's first School of Engineering.

Fast-track for SP accountancy students

Read how SP's Diploma in Accountancy students Jamie Lee and Nur Ariyanni Binte Hamidon are on the fast track to becoming Chartered Accountants in Singapore.

Students' kit can detect Zika and dengue faster

Three students from SP’s Diploma in Biomedical Science (DBS) – Serena Song, Lau Xue Ru and Rachel Chua – devised a kit that detects and distinguishes between the Zika and dengue virus. The team won the Polytechnic Student Research Programme (PSRP) Award.

Enhanced internships for Singapore Poly students

SP signed a Memorandum of Understanding with six social and community service agencies to roll out enhanced internship programmes for the Diploma in Applied Drama with Psychology (DADP) students. Final year DADP student Bryan Tan was among a group of students who benefited from the pilot 18-week enhanced internship last year. Read to find out more.

From bad boy to model student at Singapore Polytechnic

SP’s Diploma in Chemical Engineering final-year student Liew Zheng Jie was caned for playing truant at age 11 and his bad behaviour continued when he was in Unity Secondary School until he was appointed the class rep in Secondary 4. The responsibility made him a better student and now Zhengjie is our SP Model Student.

Where there’s a wheel, there’s a way

SP’s Diploma in Business Information Technology student Mohamed Najulah, who joined the poly as part of its pioneer Polytechnic Foundation Programme (PFP), was born with brittle bone disease and has been using a wheelchair for his safety. With his experience, he developed an app to detect wheelchair-friendly paths. Get inspired by SP Model Student Najulah!

Beyond just an act of social service

SP's Diploma in Applied Drama and Psychology alumna and social worker, Noor Izzaty Ishak, is putting the skills and knowledge she picked up in the course to good use. Find out how she uses applied drama to reach out to marginalised communities.

Polys, unis to run more modular courses

Starting a family did not stop SP's Diploma in Mechanical Engineering graduate Mohamed Johannes Wahid from continuing his passion in learning. With the help of SP's Professional & Adult Continuing Education Academy, Johannes took up a modular course in Maritime and Offshore Operations. Find out how modular courses are helping working adults like Johannes.


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