NYP Facts

A one-sheet on our History, Campus, Student Intake and Organisational Achievements.

History of NYP

  • Established on 1 April 1992.
  • Enrolled its pioneer batch of students for its School of Health Sciences and School of Business Management in July 1992.
  • Set up the School of Engineering and the School of Information Technology in July 1993.
  • The French-Singapore Institute, German-Singapore Institute and the Japan-Singapore Institute were transferred from the Economic Development Board to the Polytechnic in February 1993.
  • Operated from five temporary campuses - Bukit Merah, Jurong, Outram, Tiong Bahru and Yishun - before moving to its permanent home in Ang Mo Kio in April 1998.
  • Set up the School of Design and School of Chemical & Life Sciences in November 2000.
  • The School of Interactive & Digital Media was established in November 2006.
  • Mr Chan Lee Mun took over as Principal and CEO in August 2007; Mr Lin Cheng Ton went on to head NYP International.
  • Ms Jeanne Liew appointed as new Principal & CEO on 1 July 2015.

The NYP Campus

  • Occupies 30.5 hectares of land and built for a capacity of 15,000 students and 1,300 staff members.
  • Houses 14 administration blocks, three blocks for recreational and student development purposes and three blocks for staff accommodation.

Student Intake & Enrolment

Click here to view the statistics.

Key Organisational Achievements

  • 2015 -  Skyrise Greenery Excellence Award
  • 2014 - HR Excellence Award (Excellence in Workplace Well-Being)
  • 2014 - Work-Life Excellence Award
  • 2014 - Share Platinum Award
  • 2013 - HR Excellence Awards (Excellence in HR Technology)
  • 2012 - Work-Life Achiever Award
  • 2011 - Singapore Quality Award
  • 2010 - Public Service Achievement Award
  • 2009 - Innovation Excellence Award
  • 2009 - SHRI Leading HR Practices in E-Human Resource Management Award
  • 2009 - Hewitt Best Employer Award
  • 2008 - Singapore HEALTH Award (Platinum)
  • 2007 - 5-Year Outstanding SHARE award
  • 2006 - Distinguished Public Service Award for Organisational Excellence
  • 2005 - Singapore Service Class
  • 2005 - People Excellence Award
  • 2005 - SHRI Leading Corporate HR Award
  • 2005 - BCA Green Mark Platinum Award
  • 2005 - Singapore Environment al Achievement Award
  • 2004 - Public Service Award for Organisational Excellence
  • 2004 - ASEAN Energy Efficiency & Conservation Best Practices Competition (Top Award in New & Existing Building category)
  • 2004 - Energy Efficient Building Award (Top Award in New & Existing Building category)
  • 2004 - Singapore HEALTH Award (Gold)
  • 2003 - Singapore Innovation Class Award
  • 2003 - Intelligent20 Award
  • 2003 - Singapore HEALTH Award (Silver)
  • 2001 - ISO9001:2000 Certification
  • 2000 - Public Service Award for Organisational Excellence
  • 2000 - ISO9001 Certification
  • 2000 - Green Leaf Award
  • 1999 - ISO14001 Certification
  • 1999 - People Developer Standard
  • 1999 - Singapore Quality Class
  • 1996 - ISO9002 Certification