Singapore Polytechnic launches anniversary book to commemorate seven decades of influence in shaping the polytechnic education landscape

31 Oct 2023

Singapore Polytechnic (SP) launched its 70th anniversary book titled "For All Ages, Singapore Polytechnic At Seventy" at the third Polytechnic-ITE (POLITE) Staff Appreciation Day today. The book chronicles the evolution of polytechnic education in Singapore and encapsulates SP's rich history as the nation's first polytechnic, its achievements, aspirations, and dedication to lifelong learning. The occasion, which was graced by Guest-of-Honour Minister for Education Mr Chan Chun Sing, also marked the commencement of SP's 70th anniversary celebrations.

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Singapore Polytechnic is MRANTI's first education partner in Singapore

18 Oct 2023

Singapore Polytechnic (SP) has partnered with the Malaysian Research Accelerator for Technology & Innovation (MRANTI) to foster better knowledge exchange and cross-border insights, contributing to continued progress through internships, joint projects, and international opportunities for students. The signing of the memorandum of understanding (MOU) – MRANTI’s first with an educational institution in Singapore – was witnessed by the Guest-of-Honour Mr Heng Swee Keat, Deputy Prime Minister and Coordinating Minister for Economic Policies at the Industrial Transformation ASIA-PACIFIC (ITAP) 2023 event held earlier today.

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Singapore Polytechnic Launches Singapore-first DT|UX Learning Journey and Forges Partnerships on Design Thinking and Sustainable Innovation

22 Sep 2023

Singapore Polytechnic (SP) launched Singapore's first Design Thinking and User Experience (DT|UX) Learning Journey at the 14th Annual Design Thinking | User Experience Summit 2023 (DT| UX'23) today. With a focus on Humanity-Centred Innovation (HCI), the DT|UX Learning Journey aims to empower small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to drive innovation and enhance business outcomes by creating awareness of current business models that enable them to innovate products and create value for stakeholders with sustainable services and processes.

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Polytechnic Forum 2023 Unites 500 Young Minds to Shape Singapore's Sustainable Tomorrow

13 Sep 2023

SINGAPORE, 13 SEPTEMBER 2023 – 500 students from the five polytechnics will converge alongside notable representatives from key Government ministries and industry panellists to discuss the future of sustainability in Singapore at Polytechnic Forum 2023.

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Singapore Polytechnic launches First Decarbonisation Playbook Paving the Way for Institutes of Higher Learning

06 Sep 2023

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Institute for Human Resource Professionals and Singapore Polytechnic launch a collaborative Human Resource Learning Journey

04 Aug 2023

The Institute for Human Resource Professionals (IHRP) and Singapore Polytechnic (SP) co-launched a first-of-its-kind Human Resource (HR) Learning Journey (HRLJ) at the SP Business Innovation Centre. Guest-of-Honour, Member of Parliament & Assistant Secretary General, National Trades Union Congress Mr Patrick Tay witnessed the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signing between IHRP and SP to collaborate on various areas, including the HRLJ, an on-site experiential HR learning journey to build mindshare and create awareness on the value of HR in powering workforce transformation.

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SP continues to nurture the next generation of creative and entrepreneurial change-makers with 1 million endowed funding

22 Jul 2023

Singapore Polytechnic (SP) received S$100,000 from advertising legend Ian Batey, with a matching grant from the Ministry of Education. This latest donation takes the endowed funding for the Batey programmes for SP students to S$1 million.

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Singapore Polytechnic to Develop Net Zero Sustainability Roadmap by 2024

06 Jul 2023

Singapore Polytechnic (SP) is the first polytechnic to award a consultant to develop a net zero sustainability roadmap by 2024. This announcement was made at the 'Go Green SP' event, where Dr Amy Khor, Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Sustainability and the Environment and Ministry of Transport, was the Guest-of-Honour.

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Singapore Polytechnic to house cutting-edge optometry eye care solutions

23 Jun 2023

Singapore Polytechnic (SP) has partnered with two global vision care leaders – EssilorLuxottica and ZEISS - to introduce Singapore’s first integrated Optometry Suite to enhance the training of optometry students, accelerate the time taken for patients to be fitted out with new prescriptions and reduce the margins of error. These enhancements will further elevate and build on SP's long-standing optometry programme to deliver the best-in-class care for myopia patients and equip students with the relevant knowledge and skills to forge exciting careers in optometry.

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Students With Special Educational Needs To Gain More Employment Opportunities Through Joint Polytechnic-ITE Partnership With Tomowork

03 Apr 2023

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Singapore Polytechnic and DDB Group Singapore Launch Virtual Agency to Upskill SMEs in Integrated Digital Marketing Capabilities

16 Mar 2023

Singapore Polytechnic (SP) and award-winning global marketing communications agency, DDB Group Singapore (DDB), have launched Spark Agency (Spark) to provide integrated digital marketing, branding and social media capabilities and solutions to local small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). The announcement was made at the graduation showcase hosted by SP’s Media, Arts & Design (MAD) School held at the SP Convention Centre today.

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Singapore’s national supercomputer to be used in student education and upskilling of professionals to support future jobs

28 Feb 2023

The National Supercomputing Centre (NSCC) Singapore, Institute of Technical Education (ITE), Republic Polytechnic (RP), AI Singapore (AISG), Singapore Polytechnic (SP), Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) and the Institution of Engineers Singapore (IES) are partnering to jointly develop talent in HPC by developing new curricula, training courses, workshops and student competitions in areas such as HPC, AI, data science and analytics, and advanced simulation and modelling. The training and nurturing of talent will better equip a future workforce to support these areas and their relevant industry sectors.

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DataStax and Singapore Polytechnic Team Up To Develop Home-grown Data Talents For a Digital-First Future

10 Feb 2023

Singapore, 10 February 2023 – DataStax, a real-time data company, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Singapore Polytechnic (SP) to incorporate training and certification programmes into the curriculum for Institutes of Higher Learning (IHLs). The academic partnership aims to support national digitalisation initiatives, transform Singapore's workforce into real-time data experts, and help advance organisations into the digital-first future.

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SATS Fosters Stronger Industry-Academia Talent Connections

07 Feb 2023

SATS Ltd. (SATS) today announced a multi-year collaborative agreement with all five polytechnics in Singapore to jointly pursue a range of initiatives to nurture a larger pool of work-ready graduates and facilitate bilateral knowledge exchange between industry and academia. This new unified collaboration builds upon SATS’ existing efforts to build a sustainable pipeline of talent and support lifelong learning.

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Healthy job prospects for polytechnic graduates as Singapore transitions to living with Covid-19

13 Jan 2023

The 2022 Polytechnic Graduate Employment Survey (GES)1 found that 91.8% of polytechnic graduates in the labour force found jobs within six months of graduation or after completion of full-time National Service, comparable to the 92.2% in 2021

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Singapore Polytechnic Showcases Technology and Sustainability Solutions at Open House 2023

06 Jan 2023

6 JANUARY 2023, SINGAPORE – After two years of virtual open houses, Singapore Polytechnic Open House 2023 (SPOH 2023) returns with a demonstration of next-generation technology solutions developed by final-year SP students and the launch of the Common Science Programme (CSP).

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