Clarence Ti Boon Wee
+65 6466 6555
Government of Singapore
| 535 Clementi Rd, Singapore 599489|
Local tuition: 2,200 SGD (2011)
Anthony Chen, Jean Danker, Sim Wong Hoo, Alan Tam, Jamie Yeo
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Ngee Ann Polytechnic (Abbreviation: NP) is an institution of higher learning (IHL) in Singapore with more than 15,000 full-time and 2,000 part-time students, staff of more than 1,600 and 145,000 alumni. As an industry-oriented alternative to a broader based high school education, polytechnic graduates in Singapore are sought after for work or many continue to complete university degrees. In contrast to polytechnics in the United States and UK, polytechnics in Singapore admit the majority of their students after middle school which is after 10 years of formal education. Diplomas in a specialized area of study, for example Biomedical Science, are awarded after completing 3 years of studies.
The polytechnic was established in 1963 as Ngee Ann College with 116 students. The current campus size is 33.6 hectares located in Clementi Road, Singapore.
The polytechnic offers 49 full-time diploma courses covering diverse interests from business, design and environment, media and the humanities to engineering, technology, health and life sciences.The courses are offered through 9 academic schools. The polytechnic also offers part-time programmes for adult learners through the CET Academy.
School of Business & Accountancy
School of Design & Environment
School of Engineering
School of Film & Media Studies
School of Health Sciences
School of Humanities & Social Sciences
School of InfoComm Technology
School of Life Sciences & Chemical Technology
School of Interdisciplinary Studies
Ngee Ann Polytechnic Wikipedia
The polytechnic also offers part-time programmes for adult learners through the CET Academy. Established in 1985, the CET Academy now trains more than 10,000 adults and conducts over 200 courses every year. Through a series of lectures, workshops, seminars and conferences, students are able to interact and gain new expertise with fellow students and lecturers.
The polytechnic was one of the first institutions of higher learning to articulate a broad-based and multidisciplinary approach to learning. The Ngee Ann Learning Model (NLM) was developed with the understanding that Singapore’s knowledge-based economy requires well-rounded, employable individuals with both hard and soft skills.
Under the NLM, students can choose from some 70 elective modules in areas such as business communication, innovation and enterprise, culture and communication, personal mastery and development, arts and humanities, design, and science and technology. These modules make up 15 percent of the curriculum and are offered by the School of Interdisciplinary Studies.
The polytechnic offers some unique learning platforms, which include:Dialogue in the Dark, a social enterprise run by the School of Humanities & Social Sciences
m:idea, a media conglomerate operated by students from the School of Film & Media Studies
Greenhub, a learning facility in the lush greenery of a park, for landscape design and horticulture students
The NP Youth Academy setup by the polytechnic offers programmes for every student anchored in the areas of leadership, character building, and personal development.
The Christieara Programme is a talent development programme designed to stretch the potential of high performing students through flagship initiatives such as Overseas Merit Fellowships and Service Learning trips.
The polytechnic awards more than 1,000 scholarships every year, and over 6,000 students benefit from financial grants amounting to about $15 million a year.
The polytechnic offers more than 100 student clubs and societies in sports, arts & culture, special interests, and community service.
The Sandbox is an innovation incubator providing resources and mentorship to enable students to turn their ideas into reality, and promoting entrepreneurship.
More than 4,000 students from the polytechnic go on an overseas trip every year.Convention Centre
The [email protected], apartment block for students
Co-Op (Mini Mart)
Swimming Pool (Olympic-sized)
Tennis court (Rooftop)
Track and Field
Wealth Creation InfoCentre
Lien Ying Chow Gallery
Electronic Resources and Databases
Makan Place @ Blk 51
Munch @ Blk 73
Poolside @ Blk 16
Food Club @ Blk 22
Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf @ Blk 58
Cupplets @ Sports Complex
Subway @ Makan Place
Old Chang Kee @ Munch
Each A Cup @ Lifestyle Library
The polytechnic was conferred the Singapore Quality Class Star Award for demonstrating business excellence. The polytechnic was also awarded the President’s Award for the Environment in 2014.
The polytechnic produces outstanding graduates every year, which include:10 Public Service Commission (PSC) Scholars
7 accepted into NUS Medical School
12 Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) Scholars
1st Singaporean to win Cannes and Golden Horse Awards
Anthony Chen - Filmmaker and first Singaporean to win the Camera d'Or award in the Cannes Film Festival
Alan Tam - Music Artiste
Alaric Tay- Actor
Andie Chen - Actor
Boo Junfeng - Filmmaker
Cruz Teng - Programme Director at MediaCorp 93.3FM
Derrick Hoh - Music Artiste
Douglas Gan - Serial Entrepreneur and Angel Investor
Jamie Yeo - Presenter at ESPN and Radio DJ at Gold 90.5FM
Jean Danker - Radio DJ at MediaCorp Class 95FM
Lee Li Lian - Member of Parliament, Singapore
Nick Teo - Actor
Richard Yeo Swee Chye - Scientist, Inventor & Founder of SuperUSA Nutrition Inc & Multi Sensing Inc
Sim Wong Hoo - Founder of Creative Technology
Tzang Merwyn Tong - Filmmaker
Vanessa Fernandez - Music Artiste and Programme Director at MediaCorp 987FM
Vernetta Lopez - Radio DJ at MediaCorp Gold 90.5FM