EVENTS @ PFP

2017 Events

Meet The Parents (MTP) Session 2017

PFP Meet The Parents (MTP) Session for the 5th PFP cohort was held on 22 July 2017.

The programme included Director's and Course Chair's overview of PFP, LEAP Camp briefing for parents (conducted by DSA & camp vendor), presentation of PFP Study Awards and a highly interactive Q&A session via sli.do.

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Army Open House (AOH) 2017

All PFP students attended the Army Open House at F1 pit on 24 May 2017. The event not only highlighted the Army's 3rd Gen equipment and capabilities, AOH2017 also featured a suite of engaging and interactive activities.

Some of the highlights of the event includes NS50 Showcase and the Dynamic Defence Display (D3) show. The students had the opportunities to learn interesting facts about the national service, the evolution and achievements of the national servicemen through the showcase.

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PFP Talk by Dr Looi

A talk on "The Science of Happiness or Laughter" by Dr Yvonne Looi was conducted on 3 May 2017 for the PFP students.

Dr Yvonne Looi is a Joyologist. She has a PhD in biology and has a certification in the science of happiness, who specialize in Laughter Yoga and Happiness Workshops for companies and enterprises.

The students attended the talk at LT4 and had a wonderful time laughing it loud!

"Happiness is indeed a choice, so laugh all you want, it is free!"

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PFP Freshmen Orientation Program (FOP) 2017

A warm welcome to our 251 freshmen to Singapore Polytechnic!

Through the activities held from 10-13 April 2017, freshmen got to know new friends, SP campus and also the Polytechnic Foundation Program (PFP), thus preparing them to blend into the new academic environment.

During the Meet The Directors lunch session on 11 April, the freshmen also had the opportunity to meet the various school directors who answered their queries pertaining to their diplomas.

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PFP Completion Ceremony 2017

The School of Mathematics & Science organised the 4th PFP Completion Ceremony at the Auditorium on 30 Mar 2017.

Once again, our PFP cohort achieved 100% passing rate with 221 students all completed PFP successfully!

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Class JP01/01 - Dr Melvin Lim

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Class JP01/02 - Mr Tan Teow Chye

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Class JP01/03 - Ms Chin Li Cheong

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Class JP01/04 - Mr Lau Yan Moh

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Class JP01/05 - Ms Lim Pei Chin

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Class JP01/06 - Mrs Yaw-Chee Ping Yeun

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Class JP01/07 - Mr Yap Wee Hau

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Class JP01/08 - Mr Chiang Teik Weng

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Class JP01/09 - Ms Tan Hui Chin

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Class JP02/10 - Mr Patrick Phang

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Class JP02/01 - Mr Yap Wee Hau

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Class JP01/11 & JP02/02 - Mr Toh Hiap Aik

PFP Homecoming 2017

Congratulations to our 1st PFP alumni for making it into the final semester of their diploma study. The tutors and the first PFP alumni had a warm and heartfelt gathering at FoodHaven on 25 January 2017.

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This get-together event marked a milestone for our first PFP alumni, to reunite with their tutors after embarking into their 3-year diploma program, following the completion of their PFP program in 2014. The students had a wonderful time keeping in touch with their ex-PFP friends and tutors, reminiscing the fruitful year in their PFP program. Tutors of the PFP alumni were also happy for their students' achievements, and some of the accomplishments by the PFP alumni includes:

  • Institutional Medalists
  • Course Medalists
  • Silver Medalists
  • Diploma with Merits

For the details of the award recipients, refer to the "Achievements" tab for 2017.

2016 Events

PFP Go Green Day 2016

PFP Go Green Day was held on 26 October 2016 with the aim of inculcating in students a sense of responsibility and good life habits.

The students were tasked to clean up the classrooms and corridors of T7, the teaching block for PFP students. With teamwork and co-operation, the students worked together as a class and transformed T7 into a cleaner and tidier environment for learning. In process, they learnt personal responsibility, social responsibility, and became more environmentally conscious of their learning spaces and surroundings.

 

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LEAP Foundation Camp 2016

A total of 221 students participated in the 4 Days 3 Nights LEAP Foundation Camp at Kota Tinggi on 6-8 Oct 2016 and 12-15 Oct 2016.

It has been a new and enriching experience for all participants, as they went through the entire process of growing and bonding as a class. Through this process, they have also grown to become better leaders by practising the "7 Habits of Effective Teens".

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Dialogue with Dr Maliki Osman, Senior Minister of State, MinDef, MFA

430 students (including SPOT, GenEd and PFP students) were invited for a dialogue session with Dr Maliki Osman, Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Defence & Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Mayor, South East District held on 20 Jul 2016 at SP Auditorium.

The students had an engaging session with Dr Maliki Osman, who shared with the audience on "How do global problems affect us locally".

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Science Talk & Demo by Prof Sow from NUS

NUS Head of Physics, Prof Sow Chorng-Haur shared with the PFP students on some of the latest scientific developments and trends on 13 Jul 2016.

He spoke on nanotechnology, "the big science of the small world." Participants were also treated to captivating lab demonstrations by the Head of Physics Prof Sow. Prof Sow's unparalleled flair for science enthralled and reminded the PFP students of their love for Physics.

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PFP Meet The Parents (MTP) Session 2016

PFP Meet The Parents (MTP) Session for AY1617 cohort was held on 23 Jul 2016.

The programme included Director’s and Course Chair’s overview of PFP, LEAP Camp briefing for parents (conducted by DSA & camp vendor), presentation of PFP Study Awards and a highly interactive Q&A session via sli.do.

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RSAF Open House @ Paya Lebar Airport

As part of the learning journey for AEC module, SP managed to secure a visit for PFP Students to RSAF Open House at Paya Lebar Airport on 19 May 2016.

One class even had a rare opportunity to fly on board CH-47SD Chinook helicopter around Singapore!

The trip also included a tour of the RSAF Pavilion, an exhibition gallery that features the RSAF's history and transformation, its full spectrum operations, as well as stories of its airmen and women in action. They could also try their hand at the various aircraft and weapon system simulators, as well as other aviation-related games.

It was a fruitful trip as the students gained a better understanding of the RSAF, as well as the crucial role that RSAF played in defending Singapore’s skies.

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PFP Freshmen Orientation Program (FOP) 2016

A warm welcome to our 239 freshmen to Singapore Polytechnic!

Through the activities held from 11-15 April 2016, freshmen got to know new friends, SP Campus and also the Polytechnic Foundation Program (PFP), thus preparing them to blend into the new academic environment.

During the Meet The Directors lunch session on 12 April, the freshmen also had the opportunity to meet the various school directors who answered their queries pertaining to their diplomas.

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PFP Completion Ceremony 2016

The School of Mathematics & Science organised the 3rd PFP Completion Ceremony 2016 at the Auditorium on 1 April 2016.

Once again, our PFP cohort achieved 100% passing rate with 221 students all completed PFP successfully!

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Class JP01/01 - Dr Melvin Lim

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Class JP01/02 - Mr Tan Teow Chye

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Class JP01/03 - Mrs Yaw-Chee Ping Yeun

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Class JP01/06 - Ms Chin Li Cheong

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Class JP01/05 - Dr Jenny Tran

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Class JP01/06 - Ms Chin Li Cheong

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Class JP01/07 - Mr Yap Wee Hau

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Class JP01/07 - Mr Yap Wee Hau

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Class JP01/08 - Mr Chiang Teik Weng

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Class JP01/10 - Dr Norman Lee

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Class JP01/11 & JP02/02 - Ms Teh Li Lian

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Class JP02/01 - Mr Patrick Phang

2015 Events

LEAP Foundation Camp 2015

A total of 221 students participated in the LEAP Foundation Camp at Kota Tinggi on 6-8 Oct 2015 and 12-15 Oct 2015.

This is a 4D3N experiential camp where participants are given situational leadership and scenarios where they have the opportunity to practise on Sean Covey's "7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens".

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