65 years on, Singapore Polytechnic has expanded its role to help local enterprises digitalise and train their workforce for a new age

03 Dec 2019

In 1954, Singapore Polytechnic (SP) became Singapore’s first polytechnic to train a new generation of workers to meet the needs of the economy. Over the years, SP continues to evolve to ensure its relevance to Singapore. Besides equipping youths via a skills-based approach to ready them for the workforce, SP has also expanded its role to help local enterprises transform and train their workforce for the digital age.

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Singapore Polytechnic partners Siemens to establish Southeast Asia’s first SP-Siemens Digital Experience Centre to boost digitalisation and innovation

06 Nov 2019

Singapore Polytechnic (SP) and Siemens Digital Industries Software today officially launched the first-of-its-kind SP-Siemens Digital Experience Centre in Southeast Asia, to equip students with digitalisation skills and boost product innovation among Small and Medium businesses (SMBs) in Singapore.

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Singapore Polytechnic offers solutions to address the digitalisation needs of the local industry

22 Oct 2019

At the Industrial Transformation Asia-Pacific (ITAP) 2019 event today, Singapore Polytechnic (SP) unveiled a suite of innovations to help companies, including food manufacturers, stay relevant and productive in an increasingly digitised economy. Currently many Small, Medium Enterprises (SMEs) which account for more than 90% of the industry, are often daunted by the cost and loss of revenue as a result of downtime when approached to replace legacy machines[1] with technologically advanced models. However, business owners are acutely aware of the need to digitalise to improve their business performance.

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Singapore Polytechnic launches first-of-its-kind course in Applied Artificial Intelligence to build local pool of digital technology talent

18 Oct 2019

To meet the rising local demand for specialised digital technology skills, Singapore Polytechnic (SP) has launched the first-of-its-kind Diploma in Applied AI & Analytics (DAAA) course amongst the polytechnics in Singapore. ​ The multi-disciplinary DAAA course combines modules including Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning, Algorithms, Statistics, Data Visualization and Engineering and Software Development modules to equip graduates with the latest and relevant skills.

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New courses by Singapore Polytechnic and Token Economy Association to equip workforce with Blockchain skills

31 Aug 2019

Blockchain development skills ranked in the top three job demands in almost every global region. However, there is a critical skill shortage against the demand in Singapore. To help Singapore develop local talent for Blockchain, and companies to leverage this technology, Singapore Polytechnic (SP) has partnered the Token Economy Association (TEA) to develop and launch the FinTech Deep Dive Series, with the first series on Blockchain.

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ISCA collaborates with Singapore Polytechnic to prepare accounting SMEs for a digital future

22 Aug 2019

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Singapore Polytechnic and Emerson partner to open Singapore’s only one-stop training and solution centre for the Energy and Chemicals sector

31 Jul 2019

Singapore Polytechnic (SP) and Emerson, a global technology and engineering company, celebrated today the opening of the Energy and Chemicals Training Centre (ECTC), a one-stop training and solution centre to support key process industries.

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Singapore Polytechnic’s 59th graduation ceremony marks key milestones in building a more inclusive society and lifelong learning

08 May 2019

Singapore, 8 May 2019 – Singapore Polytechnic (SP) today hosted its 59th graduation ceremony, with Minister for Social and Family Development and Second Minister for National Development, Mr Desmond Lee, as the Guest-of-Honour. This year, 5,621 graduates will receive their diplomas, advanced diplomas, specialist diplomas and certificates over 16 sessions.

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TIBCO and Singapore Polytechnic Enrich Collaboration to Advance Analytics and IoT Skills

04 Apr 2019

TIBCO Software Inc., a global leader in integration, API management, and analytics, today announced it has enhanced its collaboration with Singapore Polytechnic (SP) to expand data analytics and Internet of Things (IoT) knowledge in the region, supporting Singapore’s mission to nurture local entrepreneurs. As part of the collaboration, SP and TIBCO will expand the network of universities in Singapore, TIBCO’s regional hub, offering initiatives that both drive innovation and position these institutions to add economic value.

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PayPal FinTech Program to equip more than 1,700 polytechnic and ITE students with extensive industry experience training

15 Mar 2019

The effort to nurture a new generation of local tech talents just got a boost. PayPal Pte Ltd signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Singapore’s five polytechnics1 and the Institute of Technical Education (ITE) today to collaborate on a FinTech program, which aims to nurture talent in the field through an industry-based applied learning experience

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23 Jan 2019

Around the world, solar energy is growing as a source of clean, renewable energy. However, this presents a pressing challenge to the industry: What will become of used solar panels at the end of their lifespan? By 2050, the International Renewable Energy Agency estimates that the world will have 60 million tonnes of cumulative photovoltaic panel waste. How can this be dealt with responsibly and in the best way possible, so that resources are recovered, waste is minimised, and photovoltaic resources remain environmentally friendly from cradle to grave?

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Singtel, Ericsson and Singapore Polytechnic open Singapore’s first live 5G facility

17 Jan 2019

Singtel, Ericsson and Singapore Polytechnic (SP) today opened the country’s first live 5G facility at SP’s Dover Road campus. The facility, named 5G Garage, is connected to Singtel’s latest pilot 5G network located at Ayer Rajah and runs on 3.5GHz trial spectrum granted by the Info-communications Media Development Authority (IMDA).

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Singapore Polytechnic survey finds that Internet users are more informed about current affairs than those using traditional media

15 Jan 2019

Singapore youth who prefer the Internet as their source of news were found to have a higher level of current affairs knowledge than those who prefer traditional media. This was one of the key findings discovered from the survey conducted by students from Singapore Polytechnic (SP)’s Diploma in Media and Communication (DMC) in June 2018. The study focused on Singapore youth’s news consumption habits and their level of current affairs knowledge.

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Singapore Polytechnic and the Republic of Singapore Air Force Sign MoU to Collaborate in Innovative Projects

09 Jan 2019

A five-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed earlier today at Singapore Polytechnic (SP) by SP’s Senior Director (Engineering Cluster) Mr Loh Yew Chiong and the Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF)’s Commander Air Force Training Command Colonel Kevin Goh, which will enable SP and the RSAF to collaborate in innovative initiatives and projects using Extended Reality technologies.

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