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Mother is happy with daughter’s choice to enrol in polytechnic

Nur Khairiyah Atan chose to enrol in polytechnic instead of junior college, against her mother’s wishes. Now that she has won a scholarship, her mother is proud of her and happy with her decision to enter polytechnic.

Deep interest in Science motivated student to pursue a diploma in Singapore Polytechnic

Murniati Sari Dewi Ayu Cempaka Roslan who had her eyes set on a Science career since secondary school. Her initial aim was to enter junior college which would grant her a smoother passage into university. But after her GCE O level exams, Murniati realised that polytechnic courses allows her to focus on her passion.

Robot buddies may soon help children with ADHD

A robot-cum-mobile application for children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) was developed by three Diploma in Electrical and Electronic Engineering students, in collaboration with tech company Neeuro.

O level student wins Young Engineer Award from SP

Azhari Saputra from East View Secondary School won the Young Engineer Award awarded by SP’s School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering.

She travelled the world for 12 months on maritime internship

Amelia Pickering was on a year-long internship with American President Lines (APL) when she was a graduate of the Diploma in Nautical Studies at SP. While working on two massive APL container ships, she visited ports like Chiwan in China, Dammam in Saudi Arabia, San Francisco in the United States and Valencia in Spain, and passed through the Suez Canal in Egypt en route to France.

Former Sea Captain and now Director of SP’s Singapore Maritime Academy shares his interest in the maritime industry

Former sea Captain and now Director of SP’s Singapore Maritime Academy Mohd Salleh Ahmad shared about his passion for the maritime industry. He also shared that a wide range of job opportunities in the maritime industry are available for the younger generation but they will need to be equipped with the relevant skills.

Dad inspires son by going back to school

SP’s part-time Diploma in Business Practice student Mr Tneoh Yunn Chung talked about his desire to lead by example to motivate his sons in school. He managed to graduate beside his son Yuan Chen, who was enrolled in SP’s Diploma in Human Resource Management with Psychology.

Opening more doors with further education

SP’s Diploma in Industrial Chemistry and Life Sciences student Lina Afiqah Mohd Nor shared how the current continuing education and training (CET) course she is taking will allow her to have better career prospects.

A step closer to futuristic transport

Amos Ng, Leon Kwang, Chen Xiao Wei, Thant Zaw Aung and Lew Lin from SP’s School of Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering, together with their lecturer Leong Ying Wei, built a hoverboard that can levitate and move along a track for their final-year project. They also set the record for "strongest quantum levitation effect on a hoverboard" in the Singapore Book of Records, with a 70.9kg weight on their hoverboard.

The boy that once nobody wanted: An orphan finds his true family

SP’s Diploma in Experience and Product Design student Lin Fo Xin overcame a challenging past, including being abandoned by his biological parents and abused by his adoptive parents, before discovering his passion for art.

Generation Grit; From a PSLE score of 181 to NUS Medicine

Tan Jun Xiang, an SP Diploma in Biomedical Science graduate, made it into Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine at the National University of Singapore. His life trajectory is different from his peers at the medicine faculty, as he was a 181-point scorer in the PSLE and was in the five-year Normal stream in secondary school.

SP Innomall houses Singapore’s largest vending machine cluster

SP Innomall, Singapore’s first and only gallery of novel vending machines for retailers to experiment new business concepts with the youth, is located in SP and mainly managed by students from the entrepreneurship specialisation of the Diploma in Business Administration (DBA) course. Companies can tap on the students' knowledge to conduct market research and develop new marketing ideas targeting millennials.

Singapore Polytechnic students give “Hang Nadim” a new life

SP's Malay Language Society recreated the story of Hang Nadim at the SP Arts Fiesta, the Malay boy who saved Singapore from swordfish attacks. SP student Nur Insyirah Sulaiman, the director and co-writer of this musical, shared that much research went into the script to bring out the various elements of Malay language and culture!

Sungei Road vendors show Singapore Poly students their sales techniques

SP’s Diploma in Business Administration students Vince Agcanas, Elizabeth Woo and Kelyn Chur organised SP's Legal Black Market event. At the event, 15 vendors from the now-defunct Sungei Road market came together to show students their sales techniques and communication skills, which cannot be replicated in lectures.

SP and NTU leads SkillsFuture series in Advanced Manufacturing

SP and NTU will be leading the SkillsFuture Series for the Advanced Manufacturing industry. SP will launch more than 20 Advanced Manufacturing courses for 6000 full-time and part-time learners within the next five years. These courses are a combination of both short standalone courses and modules stackable towards formal qualifications such as a part-time Diploma or Specialist Diploma.


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