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Ngee Ann Polytechnic students learn to work and play with the elderly

Ngee Ann Polytechnic (NP) students spent two days with the elderly making traditional foods, playing games and sharing a meal of dumplings. Held in early October on NP campus, the interaction sessions – the Intergenerational Learning Programme (ILP)  – was a collaboration between Fei Yue Community Services and Food AID. Together with the elderly, the […]

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Ngee Ann Poly celebrates Singapore’s 54th birthday

The Ngee Ann Polytechnic Atrium was filled with red and white as staff and students celebrated Singapore’s 54thNational Day with patriotic songs, activities and nostalgic treats. Everyone was in a celebratory mood, taking photos at a photo booth with iconic Singapore locations as the backdrop and eating kachang puteh(a variety of nuts) served the traditional way in […]

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UNIK Streetwear Creator Reveals Next Steps

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 […]

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Top Nursing Graduate Turns Pain into Purpose

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 […]

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Blackout Poetry in the Library

By ISAGAIL CARSHUEN Recently, Ngee Ann Polytechnic’s Lien Ying Chow Library invited students to deface pages from magazines and other media. Using markers, students  blacked out sections of text to create poems from the words left untouched. At the event called Blackout Poetry, students did not hesitate to create something entirely new from National Geographic articles, […]

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Sandbox Holds Inaugural Innopoly to Inspire Innovation Among Students

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 […]

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Special Screening of Trailer Boys

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 Boys centres 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 […]

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Taking the Next Step

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 […]

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Bouquets From The Heart

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 […]

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LSCT Student Co-writes Scientific Article

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 […]

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