NYP at a Glance

Curious to know more about NYP? Here’s a quick round-up of our history, including key dates and milestones, student enrolment information, plus our achievements.

Our History - A Trip Down Memory Lane

1992

  • Founding Principal & CEO, Mr Lin Cheng Ton, takes office in January

  • NYP officially opens its doors on April 1

  • The first batch of students are enrolled in the School of Health Sciences and School of Business Management in July

 

1993

  • The French-Singapore Institute, the German-Singapore Institute and the Japan-Singapore Institute are transferred from the Economic Development Board to NYP in February

  • The School of Engineering and School of Information Technology officially open their doors in July

     

1998

  • NYP moves to its permanent home in Ang Mo Kio in April. Previously, it operated from five temporary campuses: Bukit Merah, Jurong, Outram, Tiong Bahru and Yishun

 

2000

  • The School of Design (SDN) and School of Chemical & Life Sciences (SCL) officially open their doors in November

 

2006

  • The School of Interactive & Digital Media (SIDM) officially opens its doors in November

 

2007

  • Mr Chan Lee Mun takes over as Principal & CEO in August. Mr Lin Cheng Ton moves on to head NYP International

 

2015

  • Ms Jeanne Liew is appointed NYP’s new Principal & CEO on July 1

The NYP Campus

  • Is spread over 30.5 hectares of land and built to accommodate 15,000 students and 1,300 staff
  • Houses 17 administration and academic blocks, four blocks for recreational and student development purposes, and apartments for staff accommodation

Student Intake & Enrolment

We enrolled a whopping 14,734 students in AY2017/18. Read the full report for a complete student enrolment breakdown for each school and find out which are the most sought-after programmes.

Key Organisational Achievements

  • 2018 - MOE Innergy (SB) Awards – 1 Gold/5 Silver/1 Bronze
  • 2018 - SHARE Silver Award 2015 - Skyrise Greenery Excellence Award
  • 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 - Watermark 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
  • 2006 - Friends of Water Award
  • 2005 - Singapore Service Class
  • 2005 - People Excellence Award
  • 2005 - SHRI Leading Corporate HR Award
  • 2005 - BCA Green Mark Platinum Award
  • 2005 - Singapore Environmental Achievement Award
  • 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 - Intelligent20 Award
  • 2003 - Singapore HEALTH Award (Silver)
  • 2000 - Public Service Award for Organisational Excellence
  • 2000 - Green Leaf Award
  • 1999 - ISO14001 Certification
  • 1996 - ISO9002 Certification