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Jason Choo Diploma in Multimedia & Infocomm Technology (Class of 2009) CEO & Founder – Starkbox; Bachelor of Computing (Honours) in Electronic Commerce, National University of Singapore

"NYP has given me a broad-based and practical industry-grade education not only in the areas of technical skills but also in business. With this solid foundation, it enabled me to pursue the computing degree from NUS and also realise my aspirations in technopreneurship."

Fauzan b Abdul Aziz Diploma in Multimedia & Infocomm Technology (Class of 2017) Tay Eng Soon Award Winner

"My learning experience was very fruitful at NYP, the DMIT programme has a multidisciplinary, and flexible curriculum enabling me to explore various aspects of multimedia and information technology. Adding on, the lecturers are also very engaging and resourceful during their classroom lessons as they want you to unleash your highest potential. It was definitely a worthwhile 3 years of my life to be a student at DMIT. It has been a positively life changing experience for me!"

Andrea Er Diploma in Electronics, Computer & Communications Engineering (Class of 2016) Undergraduate & Scholar, Singapore University of Technology and Design

"The great community spirit on campus has enhanced the unique learning experience at NYP for me. This has put me in good stead at SUTD."

Goh Choon Giap Diploma in Multimedia & Infocomm Technology (Class of 2015) Undergraduate, Bachelor of Science (Information Systems), Singapore Management University

"The opportunities and experiences at SEG have given me a great start to my studies at SMU."

Rayhan Raj Kumar NYP Diploma in Electronics, Computer & Communications Engineering (Class of 2014) Undergraduate, Bachelor of Engineering (Computer Science), Nanyang Technological University

"I appreciate my lecturers who made our lessons exciting and fun and who always encouraged us to strive for more. With the many co-curricular activities and events happening around the campus, there was never a dull moment for me at NYP."

Nicholas Chew Zhijie Diploma in Telematics & Media Technology (Diploma with Merit) (Class of 2015) Undergraduate, Bachelor of Engineering (Computer Engineering), Nanyang Technological University & Champion Team Leader for Microsoft Imagine Cup Singapore 2014 (World Citizenship)

"The Imagine Cup competition was a rewarding and life-changing experience for my team and we learnt to excel under pressure. The course in Telematics & Media Technology prepared us well to take on the challenge and we successfully created a technological solution that benefits mankind."

Eldridge Chang Diploma in Aeronautical & Aerospace Technology (Class of 2017)

"I was blown away during my internship at Rolls-Royce Singapore where I had 6 months of valuable experience working alongside many engineering professionals from the aerospace industry."

Raymond Tay Diploma in Engineering with Business (Class of 2017) Gold Medal Winner, Mobile Robotics, WorldSkills Singapore

"During my learning journey at NYP, the competitions and overseas education trips were eye-opening; great experiences which I would relish and treasure for a long time to come."

Lin Zichun Diploma in Mechatronics Engineering (Class of 2014) Development Technologist, Nanyang Polytechnic

"I learnt so much about electronics, intelligent control and mechanical engineering in this course and I was able to make good use of this knowledge at university and put it to practice for a wide range of industries, which has opened many doors for me."

Shirline Chen Diploma in Mechatronics Engineering (Class of 2015) Undergraduate, Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical Engineering), National University of Singapore

"Choosing Mechatronics Engineering at NYP is one of the best choices I’ve made in my life. The training and exposure I have gained has made me more confident."

Yu Jing Diploma in Nanotechnology & Materials Science (Class of 2015) LKY Award Winner, 3M Singapore Gold Medallist & 3M Singapore Most Outstanding Project Award Winner

"I am delighted that my final year project on the development of biomimetic tensile sensors was recognised as one of the five best projects across all polytechnics in Singapore. This gave me a great sense of accomplishment and has helped me grow from being a shy person to someone with much more confidence."

Gordon Oh Diploma in Aerospace Systems & Management (Class of 2016) LKY Award Winner

"With NYP, I had a fulfilling internship at Thales Solutions, gaining invaluable practical experience and opportunities to interact with professionals. I get to see engineers in action!"

Ng Ming Yang Diploma in Digital & Precision Engineering (Class of 2015) Gold Medal Winner, WorldSkills Singapore 2014

"Winning a gold medal in the WorldSkills Singapore competition has deepened my passion for digital and precision engineering and inspired me to excel further in this field. I am looking forward to working with and learning from professionals during my overseas industrial attachment at DMG in SeeBach, Germany."

Tan Shi Jie, Daniel Diploma in Electrical Engineering with Eco-Design (Class of 2015) Bayer Young Environmental Envoy, 2013 & NYP’s Team with Individual Awards, EMA’s Energy Connect 2014

"The guidance I received from my caring lecturers and the support from my wonderful schoolmates have made me the passionate and environmentally conscious electrical engineering student I am today. I travelled to Bayer’s Headquarters in Leverkusen, Germany. where I interacted with like-minded students from around the world."

Sabrina Goh NYP Diploma in Mechatronics Engineering (Class of 2017)

"One of my most exciting experience I had at NYP was at the FIRA Robotics International competition. During the two days of intense competition, our team bagged a gold medal, taking out competitors from around the world."

Yong Yee Ning Pharmaceutical Sciences NYP International Scholar

"I chose Pharmaceutical Sciences as I have a strong interest in Chemistry. I would like further my studies to be a hospital pharmacist in the future!"

Low Siau Hui Diploma in Pharmaceutical Sciences Pharmaceutical Sciences, Bachelor of Science (Pharmacy), NUS

"I chose to join DPS at NYP because the training provided was broad in scope, which equipped me with relevant knowledge and skills, taking me further into the Pharmacy course in NUS. Through the lecture and practical, this course has laid a firm foundation in topics related to pharmacology, pharmacy practice and pharmacotherapy, thus enhancing my learning experience in university."

Jonathan Liu Jia He Food Science & Nutrition NYP-Swensen’s Scholar

"The School of Chemical & Life Sciences has great facilities and engaging lecturers to further my interest in cancer and diet research."

Nurul Azmah Bte Iqbal Medicinal Chemistry NYP Scholar

"The NYP Scholarship offers an excellent opportunity for leadership grooming. It is a good exposure especially for someone like myself coming from a neighbourhood school."

Keith Low Diploma in Chemical & Pharmaceutical Technology Chemical & Pharmaceutical Technology Graduate, 1st Class Honours, University of Queensland

"I truly appreciate the zeal and passion of the lecturers who eagerly imparted their wealth of experience to me with enthusiasm and patience. With state of the art facilities, approachable lecturers and proven curriculum, I would choose NYP's Chemical & Pharmaceutical programme all over again."

Li Huimin Chemical & Pharmaceutical Technology NYP-Merck Sharp & Dohme (MSD) Scholar

"I look forward to the Talent Development and Capstone programmes for NYP scholars to develop me into an all-rounder."

Joanne Ku Wei Kay Diploma in Molecular Biotechnology NUS Graduate School Scholarship 2014

"Don't underestimate your abilities. Polytechnic education has prepared us well for university. If you are willing to set a goal and stay focused, believe in yourself and follow your aspirations. You can do it!"

Nadia Ariffin Diploma in Dental Hygiene & Therapy (Year 3 Student)

"With the intensive training I received at NYP, I am now more confident of treating young patients at a dental clinic. Once, I had a seven-year-old girl who was so fearful of dental visits that she kept crying. By making the dental setting more friendly and explaining the treatment procedures to her, I managed to win her over. I now have the confidence to make dental visits pleasant for everyone."

Winnie Ng Diploma in Nursing (Year 3 Student)

"Acquiring nursing knowledge and skills has enabled me to do more for the community such as helping out at community health screening sessions and volunteering as a paramedic assistant during the Standard Chartered Marathon and the SEA Games. I look forward to starting my dream career as a professional nurse when I graduate."

Michelle Vong Diploma in Social Sciences (Social Work) (Year 3 Student)

"The field placements in my second and third years taught me that every client, as well as the problems he or she faces, is unique. So I had to think of different and effective ways to help them cope with their issues and challenges. I found my work very meaningful as I was able to improve the lives of others."

Priscilia Chan Diploma in Digital Visual Effects Character Rigger, Tiny Island Productions

"Throughout the years of studying in SIDM, I've learn a lot from the course. And the course was fun. The lecturers are great, always willing to go an extra mile to help us in school. Be it to stay back in school after their working hours or skipping lunch just so that we could get our questions answered and problems solved. As there are no exams in this course, all assignments are really important. Luckily for us, our lecturer gives us assignments that are challenging yet manageable. Assignments often don't clash with other assignments which really help us with managing different modules."

Danielle Siah Diploma in Digital Visual Effects Rotoscope Artist, Double Negative Singapore

"Being in this line has been an eye opening, 'new life' experience for me. Previously, I will go crazy over the actor/actresses in movies; get immersed with the game and its characters. Now, I am able to see much more beyond the screen, beyond its story. People will only see the characters,the story and the set. But I see much more, I see the process, its beauty and its life as it play out through the big screen. Not only have I learnt to appreciate the work put in but also I’ve been blessed with the knowledge, the tools and the tricks. I have been boosting my creativity to a whole new level as I get to work with people from different background, different skills and at times from a different country. I’m definitely proud to be a Digital Visual Effects student, from Nanyang Polytechnic."

Mohammed Rosli Bin Zainal Diploma in Digital Visual Effects Rotoscope Artist, Double Negative Singapore

"The interesting content, knowledge and skills offered attracted me to the Diploma in Digital Visual Effects. This course encourages students to be constantly creative, to think outside of the box while being technically competent. The modules that this course offers definitely made me better understand the process of movie making and and of course the awesomeness of Visual Effects. You'll get to work in front of a giant size Green Screen, be sent on Industrial Attachments and do fun group projects. If you are extremely passionate, imaginative and are curious on how the amazing effects from movies are made, this course is definitely for you to join! Who knows, you could be working on future major films such as Justice League, Pacific Rim, Transformers, Lord of the Rings or Life of Pi alike! The options are endless. Keep calm and carry on rendering!"

Rory Mitchell Soh Diploma in Digital Game Art & Design (Year 1 Student)

"I decided to pursue my interest in Game Design at SIDM because I knew this course was well-established in NYP. Past students from the School have won in many international competitions, and I was very impressed by the quality of their work, which was of a high professional standard."

Nur Atikah Binte Mohamad Azami Diploma in Visual Communication (Year 1 Student)

"In just one semester, I’ve learnt valuable skills that I never thought would be possible previously. My conceptualisation skills have broadened and I now know that observation is key to coming up with good designs."

Chong Shihui Diploma in Visual Communication (Class of 2014) Undergraduate, Bachelor of Arts in Art, Design and Media, Nanyang Technological University

"SDN has prepared me well for my undergraduate studies in Art, Design and Media at Nanyang Technological University, particularly in the art of communication. Thanks to NYP, I am able to convey my thoughts and ideas clearly and effectively, as well as interact with people of all ages."

Lee Hong Xuan Diploma in Space & Interior Design (Year 3 Student)

"Each lecturer has his or her own special set of knowledge and there’s so much to learn from all of them. Their quirky and creative teachings have enabled me to think out of the box and handle unusual situations, while still paying attention to even the smallest details. Thanks to them, I am able to see this world differently!"

Derus Loh Jun Jie Diploma in Visual Communication (Class of 2014) Project Executive, Singtel Business

"SDN provided a great environment to get creative and inventive with my design work in the three years I spent at NYP. I also developed impressive presentation skills and became a more meticulous individual, all of which are vital in my current profession."

Cong Yuwei Diploma in Space & Interior Design (Class of 2015) Undergraduate, AA Diploma (ARB/RIBA Part 2), Architectural Association School of Architecture

"Creativity is often sparked by the collision of ideas from different disciplines and cultures. We were constantly encouraged to explore new ideas and voice and debate our opinions throughout the Space and Interior Design course, which nurtured my creative thinking and design skills. This inspired me to pursue further studies in architecture at the Architectural Association School of Architecture in London, one of the most prestigious and competitive architecture schools in the world."

Becca Ang Diploma in Visual Communication (Class of 2014) Visual Merchandiser, Robinson & Co.

"SDN has given me a firm foundation in design and enabled me to think critically and come up with innovative design solutions. For my specialisation in visual merchandising, I learnt how colours, space and types of display play a part in the whole retail experience. This knowledge definitely helps me in my work now."

Aqil Lutfi Bin Ronizam Diploma in Industrial Design (Year 3 Student)

"At SDN, I have acquired the essential skills for an industrial designer. Through its strong industry partnership programme, my classmates and I have gained invaluable exposure working as interns at Resorts World Sentosa. I was able to develop my know-how on product and event designs, which enables me to build a substantial portfolio."

Jaycelyn Ye Siling Diploma in Industrial Design (Class of 2014)

"SDN has moulded me into a designer who understands not only what a user needs, but also what the market needs. Thanks go to my lecturers who always urged me to achieve both form and function in my projects. It was not always smooth-sailing. However, with the support of my SDN family, I was able to overcome the setbacks and become stronger. Thank you SDN for a wonderful roller-coaster ride!"

Chua Rui Min Diploma in Space & Interior Design (Class of 2015) Undergraduate, Bachelor of Interior Design, SIT-Glasgow School of Art & Winner of SG Mark Award and Singapore Design Award

"I was exposed to different learning environments, challenges and experiences that have helped me grow into a designer who can handle creative issues more maturely and professionally. With advice and encouragement from my lecturers, I’m currently doing my Bachelor’s degree in Interior Design. I can proudly say that choosing this diploma course was the best decision I have made. The bonds I have made with my lecturers and classmates will fuel my design passion for a long time."

Vicki Ng Diploma in Visual Communication (Class of 2015) Undergraduate, Bachelor of Arts in Communication Design, SIT-Glasgow School of Art

"Taking the Visual Communication course at NYP was not merely about picking up theoretical knowledge. The well-rounded curriculum has equipped me with analytical and entrepreneurial skills that complement my expertise, allowing me to excel in the working world."

Nur Aqilah Bte Abdul Rahman Diploma in Space & Interior Design (Class of 2014) Architectural Associate, HCF and Associates

"Exposure to new ideas, Encouragement from lecturers and Experience from competitions — these are the 3 ‘E’s that I’ve gained in my three years at SDN. The course successfully shaped my thinking process and broadened my knowledge. I also enjoyed taking essential general studies modules to enhance my skills beyond the scope of the course."

Ivan Loh Chief Executive Officer, Bugis Street Online Store

"NYP’s Marketing students have proven to be able to deliver implementable projects during internships, demonstrated mastery of the lessons in the entire life-cycle of their projects, and displayed intrinsic motivation through their constant quest in raising the bar.”

Emmanuel Stroobant Owner and Executive Chef of Saint Pierre Restaurant

"When I see young, aspiring F&B students, I like to take them personally under my wing. Through NYP’s Celebrity Chef Series, I get the chance to spot knowledgeable talents with good attitude to whom I am prepared to offer a job when they graduate!”

Mark Leong Head, Workplace Banking & FRANK by OCBC Group Marketing, Global Consumer Financial Services, OCBC Bank

"I am heartened by the positive attitude, great enthusiasm and active participation during the NYP-OCBC Lunch Talk series. The students attached to OCBC FRANK branches have also proven to be capable and productive. I am confident that NYP graduates are well-positioned to join the banking industry.”

Lee Chi Haur Diploma in Hospitality & Tourism Management (Class of 2014) Singapore Airlines Gold Medallist

"Choosing to study in NYP has been one of the best decisions I have ever made. I was given the opportunity to participate in an exchange programme in Finland and complete my internship at Four Seasons Hotel in China. The experience and knowledge that I have gained was immensely valuable.”

Jacky Teo Zong Sheng Diploma in Accountancy & Finance (Class of 2015) Ernst & Young Silver Medallist

"Possessing a global ready mind-set has helped me tackle the challenges in this ever-changing fast-paced society.”

Bryan Chang Diploma in Sport & Wellness Management (Class of 2015) Founder of an online bicycle business

"My entrepreneurial mindset allows me to follow my dreams and live out my passion.”

See Wen Qi Diploma in Food & Beverage Business “I love food and I want to open a cafe in the near future!”

"I love food and I have always wanted to start my own cafe business, so I was really glad when NYP accepted me through the EAE. I believe the Diploma in Food and Beverage Business will bring me one step closer to fulfilling my dream. In the words of Walt Disney 'All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.' I am confident that with my hard work and determination, my dream can become a reality in the near future!"

Hannah Tay Diploma in Mass Media Management "I hope to become the next Jack Neo or Anthony Chen!"

"I’ve dreamt of becoming a film-maker for quite some time now. I found out about NYP’s Diploma in Mass Media Management (DMMM) at NYP’s Open House and I got to see the state-of-the-art studio that DMMM students work in. I was amazed by the industry-standard facilities and also thrilled by the school’s industry-oriented projects. I knew I wanted to join NYP then. The EAE was a heaven-sent opportunity for me, as it allowed me to apply for admission to my desired course based on my aptitude and interest. I know that DMMM will provide me with many opportunities to learn about the media industry. And hopefully after the course, I will be equipped to pursue my dream of becoming the next Jack Neo or Anthony Chen!"

Matthew Lee Jun Jie Diploma in Sport & Wellness Management "I aspire to be a Physical Education teacher or start a sport-related business in the future."

"I chose to enrol for the Diploma in Sport and Wellness Management through the EAE as I love sports and enjoy being around like-minded people. I aspire to be a Physical Education teacher or start a sport-related business in future. EAE was a good option as my passion for sport is recognised, beyond my academic achievements. I have enjoyed the course thus far, thanks to my friendly lecturers and tutors. The class has also bonded really well and we are always together. The modules are manageable and I like the way sports is linked to business in this course."

Low Wei Ting Diploma in Financial Informatics (Class of 2013) Singapore Management University &
BSc Information Systems Management, Undergraduate

“Of my many experiences in NYP, I have enjoyed being part of the School of Information Technology Club (SIT Club) Executive Committee and the Singapore Computer Society Student Chapter the most. The SIT Club plans and executes exciting and enriching events for the school’s student body and I was privileged to be personally involved in planning some of the events. As an SIT Ambassador, I had the opportunity to meet and work with students from other institutions and IT professionals from the Singapore Computer Society Student Chapter. I am grateful for all these experiences that allow me to develop invaluable people skills. It has been a remarkable three years at NYP. In all, I greatly appreciate the hard skills, soft skills, and inspirations that NYP has given me. Thank you!”

Nelson Tay Kai Xian Diploma in Engineering Informatics (with Merit)(Class of 2013) Nanyang Technological University,
Bachelor in Computer Science, Undergraduate,
Recipient of Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore(MPA) Scholarship

“My three years in NYP was very fruitful. In the School of IT (SIT), I was overwhelmed by the opportunities given to me. Knowing my interest in research, my course manager encouraged me to apply for the A*Star Science Award, which I was delighted to receive. Through this I had the rare opportunity of working alongside a researcher at the Institute for Infocomm Research(I2R). SIT also offers various training such as industry certification courses, smartphone development courses and Calculus classes to help students further improve their skills and knowledge.”

Tan Choon Seng Diploma in Information Technology (with Merit)(Class of 2014) CEO/CTO of Cut Off Point LLP

“My journey in NYP was very enriching. It provided me with a holistic education that equipped me with not just technical skills but also soft skills like communication and presentation skills. Internship during my third year was also a totally new experience which allowed me to work alongside professionals in the industry. In NYP, I was given the opportunity to develop my ideas and make them happen. During my final year project, I participated in several competitions that set me thinking about first world problems and solutions that could impact the world around us. This whole experience sparked the entrepreneurship spirit in me and continues to motivate me to make a difference in our society.”

Chuan Wen Bin Diploma in Information Security (Class of 2013) Bachelor of Computing Science (Hons), Top Student Award 2014 & 2015 & University of Glasgow

“Information Security course in NYP are equipped with relevant subjects that has prepared me well for my university studies. It has broadened my horizons with various program and attachment. I am grateful for the opportunities given to me by the school. The journey was never easy, but definitely beneficial as throughout the 3 years in NYP, it had nurtured a creative mind in me, gave me the courage and technical skills to overcome various challenges and obstacles that came in my academic studies. The course has groom me into a well-rounded IT student, proficient in various programming skills, which has enabled me to gain success in my university projects. I had a published research paper and it is being accepted into conferences. NYP SIT has played a very important part in my life, it is a milestone, an achievement and an entry to succeed further in life.”

Goh Jing Loon Diploma in Information Security (with Merit)(Class of 2013) Recipient of CSIT-Nanyang Scholarship, Recipient of CSIT Bronze Medal, Recipient of IDA Scholarship & Study in National University of Singapore, Bachelor of Computing in Information Security

“Apart from providing a holistic education, Nanyang Polytechnic, School of Information Technology had also presented many opportunities to lay my technical foundations strong and stable, and also to keep myself relevant with the industry needs. I also had the chance to represent the school and Singapore at the Microsoft ImagineCup 2013 in Russia with my fellow teammates, where we had to compete against many university students around the world. The time at NYP was enjoyable and I would definitely relive it again anytime, given the chance! ”

Joshua Tan Diploma In Engineering Informatics (with Merit)(Class of 2013) Lee Kuan Yew Award Winner, Ngee Ann Kongsi Award Winner

“I joined Nanyang Polytechnic via the Direct Polytechnic Admission exercise. Upon my matriculation, I was given opportunities to participate in multiple IT-related competitions. These competitions further increased my depth of understanding in the topics that have been taught in the curriculum. In July 2013, our team represented Singapore in the Microsoft Imagine Cup Worldwide Finals in Russia. As the youngest competitors on the world stage, we were privileged to feast our eyes on the many wonderful projects that will someday transform the world in a profound way. Besides participating in competitions, I believe that the Diploma Plus modules that I’ve taken in the areas of mathematics and Linux administration have given me a competitive advantage over other budding IT professionals.”"

Kwek Ming Hong Diploma in Information Security (with Merit)(Class of 2013) Bachelor in Computer Science, The University of Warwick (UK), Undergraduate & Recipient of CSIT Undergraduate (Overseas) Scholarship

“My three years in NYP was very fruitful. In the School of IT (SIT), I was overwhelmed by the opportunities given to me. Knowing my interest in research, my course manager encouraged me to apply for the A*Star Science Award, which I was delighted to receive. Through this I had the rare opportunity of working alongside a researcher at the Institute for Infocomm Research(I2R). SIT also offers various training such as industry certification courses, smartphone development courses and Calculus classes to help students further improve their skills and knowledge.”

Nelson Tay Kai Xian Diploma in Engineering Informatics (with Merit)(Class of 2013) Nanyang Technological University, Bachelor in Computer Science, Undergraduate & Recipient of Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore(MPA) Scholarship.

“My three years in NYP was very fruitful. In the School of IT (SIT), I was overwhelmed by the opportunities given to me. Knowing my interest in research, my course manager encouraged me to apply for the A*Star Science Award, which I was delighted to receive. Through this I had the rare opportunity of working alongside a researcher at the Institute for Infocomm Research(I2R). SIT also offers various training such as industry certification courses, smartphone development courses and Calculus classes to help students further improve their skills and knowledge.”

Kathy Boey Diploma in Business Enterprise IT (with Merit)(Class of 2013) Singapore Management University, BSc Information Systems Management, Undergraduate & Recipient of Singapore-Industry Scholarship (Ministry of Health)

“My three years in NYP have been fruitful with many opportunities ranging from competitions to community service. I clearly remember the opportunity to participate in a Youth Expedition Programme 2011 to Hainan. Through the programme, I met and worked closely with students from other schools. It was an invaluable learning experience that left me with many wonderful memories. I’m also grateful to be given the chance to participate in InnovateIT, a business IT competition, where we applied what we have learnt into our competition entry. Thank you NYP for the excellent journey!”

Chua Jun Hau Diploma in Business Informatics (with Merit)(Class of 2014) Recipient of NYP International Scholarship, Recipient of Microsoft Gold Medal, Recipient of Microsoft Award for Outstanding Project, Bachelor of Computing (Information Systems)......

"This diploma opened many opportunities such as University Immersion Programme and Business IT related competitions that have fuelled my passion for IT. I firmly believe that IT can empower people to accomplish great things in a more productive manner. I now can leverage the powerful capabilities of IT to create a positive impact on society."

Elgin Lee Wei Sheng Diploma in Information Security (with Merit)(Class of 2014) Recipient of CSIT-Nanyang Scholarship, Recipient of CSIT Silver Medal, Offered a place in NTU-Georgia Tech Integrated Programme in Computer Science/Computer Engineering Recipient of CSIT........

“Being in NYP opened up many doors and taught me to strive and be hungry for success. I was from the Diploma in Information Security, which has a perfectly balanced, carefully crafted course structure that reflects emerging technology and trends, and extremely dedicated lecturers bent on ensuring a quality education. I have picked up a wide array of skills ranging from high-level programming to low-level programming, networking skills and other soft skills such as communication and leadership needed to complete a project. Having amazing, helpful and collaborative course mates also enriched my experience beyond what I ever wished for. In NYP, there are many competitions, CCAs and interest groups that you can join. I chose to join a number of competitions such as WorldSkills and RedHat Challenge. The training provided to prepare me for the competitions was intense but I really learnt a lot. Never regretted, never looked back, eternally thankful to NYP and its lecturers."

Adrian Tan Guo Hua Diploma in Information Security (with Merit)(Class of 2014) Recipient of CSIT-Nanyang Scholarship, Recipient of CSIT Bronze Medal, Offered a place at School of Computing, NUS & Recipient of Kent Ridge Undergraduate (Merit) Scholarship

“My three years of study at Nanyang Polytechnic has been an arduous but fulfilling journey. My lecturers were always willing to impart knowledge to keen students and to guide us whenever we were faced with challenges. I learnt many skills and knowledge in the field of Information Security which will certainly help me in my further studies. Not forgetting all my polytechnic course mates and friends who have made my journey in NYP such a fun and memorable experience. Cultivate a passion for learning, it will bring one far."

Lai Zhiyuan Diploma in Information Security (Class of 2014) Offered a place in Fast-track programme Bachelor of Computing(Computer Science) at NUS, Scientiae Magister in Computer Science at the Brown University, US & Recipient of CSIT Fast Track.....

“My choice to take a Diploma in Information Security at NYP has proven to be enriching and fruitful. During my final year of studies, I was given the opportunity to participate in the University Immersion Programme at the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD). With the strong technical skills that I have acquired during my course of study, I was able to contribute greatly to the research project and work well with the professor in-charge of the project who wrote a letter of recommendation for me. Besides participating in the University Immersion Programme, I was also given many opportunities to participate in various IT-related competitions. These competitions allowed me to apply what I had learnt in the curriculum to develop solutions or prototypes for the various challenges. In the Microsoft Imagine Cup 2014 competition organized by Microsoft Singapore, my team was honoured to be the champion of the Innovation Category and represent Singapore at the Worldwide Semi-Finals. I am very grateful to NYP SIT for all these opportunities and to the lecturers who have supported me along the way.."

Chia Wei Han Diploma in Engineering Informatics (with Merit)(Class of 2014) Offered a place at Bachelor of Computing at NUS & Recipient of SPRING Executive Development Scholarship

“During my three years in NYP, I was given numerous opportunities for self-development, both in IT skills and soft skills. I am honoured to have represented NYP in competing against teams from various JCs, polytechnics and ITE at the InnovateIT 2013 competition, where we clinched the championship title. I also had the opportunity to explore global and regional issues by taking on roles of delegates and diplomats from the 10 ASEAN countries at the Inter-Polytechnic Youth Model Asean Conference in 2012. Thank you NYP for the wonderful time during the three years!"

Chong Hong Yun Diploma in Information Security (Class of 2015) Recipient of CSIT-Nanyang Scholarship, Recipient of CSIT Undergraduate Scholarship & Offered a place in National University of Singapore Bachelor of Computing (Computer Science)

“NYP has provided me with a conducive environment to acquire theoretical and practical knowledge through lessons and it has also motivated me to explore further on my own. The 3-year journey in my course has been a fulfilling experience. I understood the nature of information security, not just in the technical sense but also from the governance’s point of view. I am appreciative of all the planning and effort put in by my lecturers to conduct interesting lessons and to help clear our doubts. I participated in competitions, took up diploma plus programmes, went for professional certifications, and more. All these enriched my experience in SIT and stretched my potential. I will be pursuing further studies at NUS, but I will never forget the experience here in NYP which has helped shape who I am today. "

Yeo Cheng Hong Diploma in Information Security (Class of 2015) Recipient of CSIT Nanyang Mid-term Scholarship, Offered a place in Degree of Information Security at NUS & Recipient of CSIT Undergraduate Scholarship

“I am very glad that my decision to pursue the Diploma of Information Security in NYP turned out to be very fruitful, fulfilling and enriching. It greatly widened my horizon and deepened my understanding of the world of information technology. The course was both captivating and intriguing and offered us many opportunities to put into practice what we have learnt. We were encouraged to take part in competitions, while striving for excellence in academic performance. I was given the opportunity to represent NYP in competitions such as: WorldSkills Singapore and Cisco NetRiders, etc. Through my participation in these competitions, I gained invaluable insights into the implementation of networks in the real-world and also improved in the various skills areas that I possess. "

Paul Low Seng Wai Diploma in Information Security Recipient of CSIT-Nanyang Scholarship,/content/dam/nyp/schools-course/sit/scholarships/testimonials/adrian-mak.jpg Offered a place in National University of Singapore, Information Systems & Recipient of CSIT Undergraduate Scholarship

“The 3 years spent in NYP pursuing the Diploma in Information Security has been rewarding & satisfying. I have no doubts or regrets entering NYP whatsoever. NYP School of Information Technology provided us with many opportunities to learn and grow through competitions, internships, workshops or projects. NYP's lecturers are also very encouraging, friendly and supportive, making the learning environment comfortable and welcoming. I would like to express my sincere appreciation and gratitude to NYP and CSIT. "

Li Kang Zheng Diploma in Information Security (with Merit)(Class of 2015) Recipient of CSIT-Nanyang Scholarship, Recipient of CSIT Gold Medal & Offered a place in SMU Information Systems Management Recipient of SMU Scholars Program

"The past three years have been memorable and enriching for me. I am thankful for the many opportunities given to take part in competitions, seminars and workshops. These opportunities not only helped to reinforce the things that I’ve learnt in school, but have also exposed me to new technologies. The journey was not smooth sailing throughout, but I am grateful for the guidance and support from my lecturers. I also treasure the friendships and bonds forged with my fellow schoolmates."

Tan Chee Wei Diploma in Information Technology (with Merit)(Class of 2015) Recipient of NYP-International Scholarship, Recipient of NCS Pte. Ltd. Silver Medal, Recipient of SMU ASEAN Undergraduate Scholarship, Offered a place in SMU BSc Information Systems Management

“The breadth and depth of knowledge during my course of study in NYP had allowed me to think critically and to solve problems with innovative approach. It was challenging yet exciting and fun at the same time. Besides that, the holistic learning environment in NYP served as a complement to my learning experience. I was highly encouraged to step out of my comfort zone during my studies. With the participation in IT competitions, research projects, networking sessions and community services, these opportunities broadened my perspective and extended my learning experience beyond the classroom. My 3-year journey in NYP would not have been possible without the people I’ve met here. Heartfelt thanks to all my lecturers and friends who made this a memorable experience. ”

Wong Kang Fei Diploma in Information Technology (with Merit)(Class of 2015) Recipient of NCS Pte. Ltd. Bronze Medal, Offered a place in National University of Singapore, Computer Science & Recipient of University Engineering Scholarship.

“My life in NYP has been fulfilling and memorable. Of course, no doubt there are more than handful of opportunities for students who are willing to take up the challenge, aside from its excellent academic structures. I should also mention that the staff and lecturers are extremely friendly and approachable! Even after I've already graduated, I still greet them as old friends! I would also like to share my motto to all my juniors or future juniors: Follow your own heart! Discover your inner passion, go for it and live without regrets! It's not only about the grades that you should care for, but your desire to learn. Always keep yourself open-minded and optimistic, you'll find yourself achieve so much more than the others! ”

Chew Rong Kang Diploma in Information Technology (with Merit)(Class of 2015) Recipient of NYP Scholarship, Recipient of NCS Pte. Ltd. Gold Medal, Lee Kuan Yew Award & Recipient of IDA National Infocomm Scholarship (Full Overseas)

“Choosing Nanyang Polytechnic School of Information Technology was the best choice I’ve made. The school has provided no lack of opportunities to learn and excel for those who are willing to embark on them. I personally think that the most valuable thing NYP has to offer are its excellent industry connections – it was through the school that I found out and eventually joined student organisations, such as the Microsoft Student Partners, which opened a whole new set of doors for me. Of course, the excellent guidance of NYP SIT lecturers helped me to learn to achieve. They had helped me in learning to apply the skills that I’ve acquired while doing my Diploma, into industry projects and competitions such as the WorldSkills. ”

Roger Wong Specialist Diploma in Information Security (5th Intake) Director, Raco Technology Pte Ltd

"The course helps me gain a full perspective of IT security. It gives me the confidence in pushing ahead our company plan to go into the IT security business. Our company deals with IT security appliances and services."

Chiam Hock Seng Specialist Diploma in Information Security (4th Intake) Deputy Director (Hosting Support), Singapore Telecommunications Ltd

"It is a comprehensive course, touching the 3 key security areas [Data and Network Security, Application Security and Security Administration & Management]. Especially good for beginners and intermediate."

Aston Low Chiu Hwa Specialist Diploma in Mobile Computing Windows Servers Administrator Optimum Solutions (S) Pte Ltd (attached to work under Deutsche Bank Group)

"This course has equipped me with a good foundation in mobile computing, which includes coding of native apps, implementing mobile security and even the management part of enterprise mobility. I’ve also had a better understanding of the mobility landscape, market needs, opportunities and challenges that will allow me to identify, provision and manage mobile applications to extend the reach of the organization. I’ve enjoyed the course and valued the interaction with Lecturers, which has also allowed us to learn from their experiences. I believe the programme will open up opportunities and career advancement for both employers and employees."

Adrian Mak Diploma in InfoComm and Digital Media (3rd Intake) Consultant, NCS Pte Ltd

"The Diploma in InfoComm and Digital Media (System Admin and Networking) is most ideal for anyone who is looking for a career in the area of System Administration and Networking. The modules covered have provided me with enhanced knowledge on Cloud and Server administration as well as in depth knowledge on CISCO network. I came to the course looking to build a foundation in CISCO Networking. After the course, I felt I understand the whole ethos to CISCO Networking and can now implement/relate to my work. Content and presentation used by the Lecturers were consistently of high quality and engaging. Most importantly, each lesson provided an excellent review of the challenges and opportunities inherent in each area – while challenging us to clarify and find our own answers. I feel that all the teaching pedagogy and the presentation materials were extremely good. Indeed an awesome 2.5 years well spent gaining new knowledge and new friends!"

Lim Chin Choon Specialist Diploma in Information Security (6th Intake) Senior Systems Engineer, Wyeth Nutritionals

"This course has equipped me with valuable information on how to protect an organization's information asset by assessing and evaluating the three main areas: Data and Network Security, Application Security and Security Administration. Most important of all, students can apply the knowledge (theory) learned during the practical workshop as well as in the final project."

Chew Shu Feng Mabel Specialist Diploma in Mobile Computing Customer operations service quality manager, technology infrastructure

"This course covers mobile application development in the 3 native platforms (ie Android, iOS and Windows phone) and also covers enterprise mobility and security. It is broad-based and yet covers enough depth to enable us to develop adequate skills in mobile application development and have a good understanding of mobile management and security at the enterprise level. The course provides us the diverse skillsets and knowledge to help us navigate the ever-changing landscape of mobile technology. This course has definitely broadened my view and enabled me to identify more opportunities available in the mobile computing space. I would definitely recommend this course to anyone who is interested to learn more about mobile computing or who is looking to leverage on opportunities in mobile computing technology."

Chua Tze Heng Specialist Diploma in Information Security (15th Intake) Senior Engineer, Chartered Semiconductor Manufacturing Ltd

"This extremely comprehensive program has given me the advantage of understanding security from all unified industries, enabling me to take the concept (CIA -Confidentiality, Integrity & Authentication/Authorization) and think of areas that i need to focus on to make my environment/organization more secured. The lecturers are knowledgeable, approachable & committed in imparting their skills and knowledge. It is a must-do course for every professionals/managers who are serious about IT Security."

Jason Chew Diploma in InfoComm and Digital Media Product Engineer, Asis Technologies Pte Ltd.

"This part-time diploma course contents are evenly distributed through the 2.5 years. It ‎greatly enhanced my knowledge on IT and upgraded me from an IT novice to an IT ‎practitioner. The modules on Networking gave me a strong foundation on CISCO ‎network equipment. Others modules such as like Green Computing Technologies, Information Security and Cloud ‎Computing, exposed me to other aspects of IT. I acquired more confidence in IT, enabling me to better interact with customers and other IT colleagues. This course is definitely ‎recommended for those who wish to pursue a career in the IT Infrastructure Operations and Support."

Chua Tian Sheong Specialist Diploma in Information Security (6th Intake) System Engineer, PSA

"I have benefited much from the course in terms of IT security knowledge. What I have learnt is still useful in my daily work such as security of server, etc. The hands-on portion of the course is good. Practices are the best way to understand theories. I managed to successfully complete the course despite my demanding work schedule."

Elson Tan Specialist Diploma in Information Security (5th Intake) System Administrator, Corporate Information Department, DSO National Laboratories

"As a IT professional for more than 10 years, with an industrial diploma certificate, I recognise the importance of both qualifications and experience. My manager fully supported my application and Nanyang Polytechnic has given me the opportunity to participate in the Specialist Diploma in IT Security programme. The course provides me with skills and knowledge coupled with hands-on learning that I can apply in my professional career. The security workshops and presentations bring together working professionals, to identify and share experiences with each other. This contributes to the learning experience and was very beneficial. I thoroughly enjoyed the course and found the experience interesting and very rewarding. I believe that the programme also opens up opportunities for further education and career advancement that enables us to continue on a journey of life-long learning."

Francis Mahendran Specialist Diploma in Information Security (15th Intake) IT Governance Consultant

"I find the Specialist Diploma in IT security at NYP, the most comprehensive and convenient course designed for working IT professionals. I would recommend this course for anyone who wants to step into the world of IT Security."

Ansley Chua Diploma in Information Technology (Class of 2015) Offered a place in Singapore Management University Bachelor of Science (Information Systems Management) Recipient of National Infocomm Scholarship – Fast Track Bachelors – Master Scholarship

“I started out my journey in NYP via the Direct Polytechnic Admission exercise 3 years back and it was the best decision I've ever made. With NYP’s strong ties with industrial partners such as Microsoft and Starhub, NYP was able to provide me with countless opportunities to interact with the working world. Despite all the challenges I've faced over the years, I'm glad to have joined NYP, where I’ve met my course-mates who helped made this an unforgettable and enriching journey. Ultimately, it was the dedication given by the lecturers who are willing to nurture students, as well as helping them reach their full potential . ”

Maurice Yu Specialist Diploma in Information Security (6th Intake) Senior Consultant, Networking, Private Network Solutions Division NEC Solutions Asia Pacific Pte Ltd

"This course focuses on the theoretical as well as the practical part of IT security. NYP managed to find the right balance between theories and practices. I must admit that it is one of the most challenging and rewarding courses I ever attended. This course provides me with a solid foundation to move on to the ever changing IT security career."

Solomon Chong Specialist Diploma in Information Security (15th Intake) Executive Engineer, Land Transport Authority

"I had a great time of learning throughout the duration of the course, through textbook theory and lots of experience sharing. The lecturers and Industry players gave their insights and helped me to gain a better understanding of all the domains being presented. This was definitely beneficial to me especially in the preparation for my CISSP examinations. With the knowledge gained from this course, I can better prepare myself for the challenges ahead in the IT security arena."

Vinodh Kumar Singh Pandarinath Specialist Diploma in Mobile Computing Lead Systems Analyst, Information Services StarHub

"This course helped me acquire deep knowledge on the development technologies in all the three native apps (Android, iOS and Windows Phone). After this course, I am now confident to develop a mobile app on my own. The lectures covered the technical knowledge, expertise to design, develop and manage mobile strategies, services and applications. The Lecturers were very detail and patient. Being from a programming background, it was an enjoyable and smooth learning journey for me. The hands-on programme also ensures that the curriculum is rigorous and individuals can learn and apply in a practical manner. The second part of the post diploma focus mainly on the enterprise and security modules emphasizing the enterprise and security implementation for a mobile app. This module prepares and equipped me with the skills to develop a cross platform mobile application. I would definitely recommend this course to anyone who wants to learn about mobile computing and develop practical skills that will enable you to turn your ideas into applications."

Zillur Rahman Siddiqui Specialist Diploma in Information Security (3rd Intake) System Engineer, Thomson Asia Pacific Holdings Pte Ltd

"My Manager told me he has given me more increment compare with other colleagues. After I have done this course this is one of the advantages I get from the Specialist Diploma in IT security and I am planning to do some further study in this field. I am sure this course is very good and I get knowledge from all of the lecturers who taught me in various areas. I like to specially thank Mr Steven for his guidance on my project."

Wong Ngie Keong Specialist Diploma in Information Security (3rd Intake) Technical consultant, Business Services Department, StarHub

"Customer are worried about security because of so many virus attacks on their systems. As a security consultant I must give them confidence by knowing the best ways to protect them. From the course, I learnt the latest technologies from data and network, software protection and security management. For example, tools like cryptography, virtual private networks and wireless security, and the methods of Internet attacks and defences. I have gained a better understanding of how to design, roll out and assess these different security solutions. For example, I can emphasise that IT security is a long-term commitment. You have got to have a Plan, Do, Check and Act process."

Jeff Hong Min Teck Diploma In Business Informatics (With Merit)(Class of 2013) BSc Information Systems Management, MSc Information Systems, Singapore Management University Entrepreneur, Epitomist Pte. Ltd., UXArmy Pte. Ltd. Food Champs Pte. Ltd.

"The NYP experience has inspired me to run my own IT company providing technology solutions to small and medium businesses."

Vernon Cher Diploma In Business Intelligence & Analytics (Year 2)

"There’s a lot more emphasis on hands-on work and projects, where we get to apply what we have learnt. We also picked up important interpersonal skills along the way."

Alvin Gwee Diploma in InfoComm and Digital Media (4th Intake) IT Support, Trainer

"For someone who is looking for a timely upgrade on the latest IT skillsets, I find the part-time Diploma in Infocomm and Digital Media (IT Network and System Administration) course in NYP most suitable. It has substantively enhanced my knowledge of Cisco networking devices, Open System Linux Administration (RedHat Enterprise Linux, bash programming) and Microsoft Server systems. Other modules such as IT Services and Management further grounded me in good project-leadership qualities plus soft skills best practices that I find indispensible in my work as a well-rounded modern-day IT professional. Overall the course has better prepared me for the IT challenges ahead."

Benny Wong Diploma in InfoComm and Digital Media System Administrator, Speedmark Air Transportation Pte Ltd

"Diploma in Infocomm and Digital Media course is a must for all new or existing IT Network and System Administrator. This course further enhanced ‎my knowledge on CISCO Network and Microsoft Windows Severs. The cloud computing modules equipped me with knowledge, skills and techniques in planning, installation and configuration of virtualized IT infrastructure. As such, I am able to present this alternative means of providing IT services to the company’s management."

Kathy Boey Diploma In Business Enterprise IT (With Merit)(Class of 2013) Recipient of Singapore-Industry Scholarship Undergraduate, Information Systems Management, Singapore Management University

"I’m grateful to be given the chance to participate in InnovateIT, a business IT competition, where we applied what we have learnt into our competition entry."

Elsie Ong Hong Khim Specialist Diploma in Information Security (5th Intake) Head of Network & Service Support, Global Network Management Centre, Equant

"I like the way the course is structured; almost half the lesson time is dedicated to practical sessions. This gives me the opportunities to have hand-on experience on areas that I have no exposure on. The course has helped to broaden my view on IT security. It has also aided in my subsequent achievement of the CISSP certification."

David Aw Specialist Diploma in Mobile Computing Deputy General Manager, Technical Information System Department Pacific International Lines Pte Ltd

"This is an extremely comprehensive and hands-on programme. Going through the course has given me better understanding of mobile technologies, especially in the security aspect. It was challenging at first for me to develop expertise in three main mobile applications development platform (Android, iOS and Windows Phone) within six months but I had overcome it with the help of committed course instructors who were very approachable and well-versed in their knowledge. I would certainly recommend this course for anyone who wants to acquire more knowledge on mobile computing and security."

Joshua Tan Diploma In Information Technology (With Merit)(Class of 2013) Lee Kuan Yew Award Winner Ngee Ann Kongsi Award Winner Recipient of National Infocomm Scholarship

"Under the knowledgeable and helpful lecturers, I have been immeasurably inspired, and greatly challenged in my time here at NYP."

Rojan Chitrakar Course on Android Application Development R&D Engineer, Panasonic R&D Center Singapore

"I would like to commend NYP for a very well conducted course. Overall this course gave us a very good overview of Android App development and also provided well prepared course materials that guided us along through the course in a very systematic way. The trainer was very well informed and competent. I would like to highly recommend this course to anyone looking for introductory course on Android development."

Eve Yong Specialist Diploma in Clinical Trials Management Senior Clinical Trials Assistant, Novartis (Singapore) Pte Ltd

"Despite having difficulties to juggle between my day job and school work, I enjoyed going to school for the past 8 months. Not only I got to know friends from different areas in the pharmaceutical industry, this course greatly enhances my knowledge in clinical trials management as well as the patient-oriented skills, which greatly benefit my career in the clinical trials industry. Furthermore, I also like the hands-on approach of the course. Lastly, the lecturers are approachable and very knowledgeable in this discipline."

Poh Lay Hong Diploma in Business Practice (Accounting)

"As a working mother to one kid, taking part-time classes through the Professional Development Centre at Nanyang Polytechnic has been ideal. I am able to learn together with my child in a classroom setting and at the same time put into practice at my work place the valuable skills I have acquired from my part time course. The small class-size, team of professional lecturers and friendly staff at the polytechnic made my experience at NYP more rewarding than I could have imagined!"