By ASHLEY LOO Xavier Tan, 21, a final-year Design and Environment student at Ngee Ann Polytechnic, has always had a passion for fashion. Starting UNIK, a streetwear brand that reflects the lives of today’s youths, was a step towards fulfilling that passion. Not one to confine his dreams to Singapore, UNIK (formerly known as Typoholic […]
Tiffany Wong left junior college and found her calling in the healthcare sector after her own experience with depression. By VICTORIA QUEK Winning the SingHealth Gold Medal & Prize, National University Hospital Prize and a Diploma with Merit, Tiffany Wong, 21, stood beaming on stage as she received recognition for her outstanding performance in Ngee […]
By SANDY GAN InnoPoly is Ngee Ann Polytechnic’s (NP) inaugural event organised by Sandbox to heighten awareness of NP’s innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem and to build a community of innovators. From Jul 17-19, talks, competitions, workshops and roadshows will help answer questions of enterprising students. This event comes at an opportune time when entrepreneurship is […]
By ISAGAIL CARSHUEN On Jun 10, final-year Mass Communication students were treated to a special screening of a Singapore-made short documentary, Trailer Boys. Trailer Boyscentres around a little-known group of truckers, the people who deliver goods to supermarkets and convenience stores across the island. The film follows the journey of Muhammad Irfan Rafieh, a key member […]
By ISAGAIL CARSHUEN Students can now find out more about admission, courses and university life from both Singaporean and foreign tertiary institutions at booths outside Makan Place (Blk 51). All this is part of Further Education Week (FEW) organised by the Office of Internships and Careers. Aimed at helping students to plan their next steps after […]
Graduation season saw unconventional bouquets sprouting from LSCT students’ creativity. By EUGENE KOH Novelty bouquets graced the Life Sciences and Chemical Technology (LSCT) graduation ceremony this year which showcased students’ creativity with cheaper alternatives to the classic graduation bouquet. The basic graduation bouquets containing a range of fresh roses, hydrangeas, baby breaths and sunflowers, topped […]
Christy Ang left her mark in the scientific community when she helped with the research and co-writing of an article about Huntington’s Disease which will soon be published in a scientific journal. By CLAUDIA YAP A broken friendship, 10 years ago, propelled recent graduate Ms Ang Jia Hui Christy, 20, to study medicine and its […]
The annual dance competition for freshies has created significant milestones for some alumni in Ngee Ann Polytechnic.