Testimonials

Take a look at what our past graduates, and industry partners have to say:

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."

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."

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."

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."

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!"

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."

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!"

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."

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."

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."

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."