Freshman Orientation

This is an important event for you to integrate into NYP/SCL community! Follow us on Instagram @nypscl and Like us @ for the latest updates!

When & Where?
  • 6th to 7th Apr 2017
  • 8:30am to 6:00pm daily
  • Report to Block P1, Convention Centre on 6th Apr 2017
  • Dress Code: Sports Attire (avoid bringing bulky bags)


What is expected?
  • Interactions with your Personal Mentor and your classmates.
  • Sharing of important academic and administrative information to prepare you for the new semester by your PEM.
  • Fun-filled activities promoting class bonding and familiarization of campus facilities.
  • Free NYP T-shirt and goodies bag.
  • Attractive prizes to be won!

2017 Academic Calendar

   Semester 1  Semester 2


17 April – 11 June 2017

16 Oct – 17 Dec 2017

Mid-Sem Break

12 June – 25 June 2017

18 Dec 2017 – 1 Jan 2018


26 June – 13 Aug 2017

2 Jan – 11 Feb 2018


14 Aug – 3 Sept 2017

12 Feb 2018 – 4 March 2018


4 Sept – 15 Oct 2017

5 March – 15 April 2018

Academic matters

Note: Some of the following services may only be available for login at later date

  1. Student Portal
    The myNYP Portal is for you to assess various e-services such as timetable, exam results, statement of absence, application of financial assistance etc.

    Login ID: Admin number
    Default password: First 6 digits of NRIC/ FIN no. (eg 812345)

    Pls change your password after first login. You can also download NYP mobile app (for students) on your smart phones.

  2. NYP Email
    For the first time login to NYP Email (via student portal), you will be asked to input:
    Login ID: Admin number (uppercase)

    Default password:
    Singaporeans:  <IC Number> with Alphabet both in Front and Behind (upper case) prefix with “aZ” e.g. aZS1234567A

    Foreign students: Either <IC Number> or <Passport Number> prefix with “aZ” e.g. aZ987654321.

  3. Blackboard
    Blackboard is a online platform where you can download lecture notes, tutorial and other study materials.

    Login ID: Admin number
    Default password: First 6 digits of NRIC/ FIN no. (eg 812345)

    You can also download Blackboard Mobile LearnTM app on your smart phones. 

Course Timetable

To print your timetable, you can go to myNYP Portal> Academic Matters > Module Timetable> View Individual Module Timetable.

General Studies Module: Fitness for Life (CLx102)

ALL year 1 students belonging to the following programmes need to register:

  • Biologics & Process Technology (Programme 2)
  • Chemical & Green Technology (Programme 2)
  • Chemical & Pharmaceutical Technology (Programme 2)
  • Medicinal Chemistry
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences

Note: If your diploma course is not listed here, no registration is required as you will only take this module in Semester 2.

For more info, please refer to the attached pdf file:

NYP Student Admin Card

  • You will be issued a Student Admin Card on the first day of Orientation.
  • As a NYP student, you must carry this card at all times when you are in campus.
  • This card is also used to gain access to lecture theatres, labs and has to be produced for identification during class tests and examinations.

Purchase of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

  • You must purchase PPE BEFORE school starts because you will need it during laboratory lessons.
  • You may purchase the PPE from the Popular Bookstore (Blk A Level 1) in NYP.
  • The complete set of PPE will include the following:

Note for students enrolled in the Diploma in Food Science & Nutrition:

In addition to the above set of PPEs, you are also required to purchase a Blue Lab Coat separately.

Freshmen & Parents’ Forum

Attendance is COMPULSORY for all students, but OPTIONAL for parents/guardians.

WHEN: 28 April 2017; 7:00-8:30pm (Light refreshment will be served at 6.30pm)

WHERE: Blk S, Level 2, LTS-1 and LTS-2  (Chemical Tech Students)

                Blk Q, Level 1, LTQ-3/4/5/6 (Life Science Students)


  • Provide you with information on course matters, exam matters, grading system etc.
  • Help your parent/guardian(s) understand what is expected of you in the poly so that they can better support you.
  • An invitation form will be given to you during the first day of Orientation. You must ask your parents/guardians to complete the form and return it to your mentor on week 1 of semester.

Financial Matters & Assistance

Please click on the following link to access information related to:

  1. Course Fees
  2. MOE Tuition Grant Scheme
  3. Fee Payment Matters
  4. Financial Assistance for notebooks, study loans, bursaries etc.

Notebook Road Show

It is necessary for all students to have a notebook as it is needed for lessons, e-learning and projects.

  • Please access the following link for more information on how to establish WIFI in campus.
  • The Student Notebook Roadshow will be held on

Date: 17th to 22nd April 2017

Time: Mon – Fri 9am to 6pm, Sat – 9am to 3pm

Venue: NYP Auditorium Lobby (Blk A Campus Centre, NYP Auditorium Pre-function Room)

For more details on notebook ownership scheme, please refer to the following link.

Campus Map

Find your way around NYP using the map!


Qn:  Is it compulsory to attend FMO?

Ans: Yes. For all students (“O” levels leavers, PFP, ITE, International students) enrolled in SCL diplomas

Qn:  What if I missed FMO?

Ans: Please contact the following lecturers according to the diploma you are enrolled in.

Diploma Course Contact of Lecturers

Diploma in Molecular Biotechnology

Diploma in Pharmaceutical Sciences

Diploma in Food Science & Nutrition

Diploma in Medicinal Chemistry

  • Ms. Liew Rou Shen
    DID:6550 1520
  • Mr. William How
    DID: 6550 1522

Diploma in Chemical & Pharmaceutical Technology

Diploma in Biologics & Process Technology

Diploma in Chemical & Green Technology

  • Mr. Patrick Png
    DID: 6550 0717
  • Ms. Lilian Huang
    DID: 6550 0812