Inspiring Graduates

Braedon Tay (Class of 2022)
  • Represented Singapore and won Silver in the WorldSkills International Competition 2022 in Austria
  • WorldSkills Singapore 2021 Chemical Laboratory Technology Gold Medallist
  • GSK Silver Medallist

Read Braedon sharing his experience at WorldSkills International at 8world.

Sivaneshwaran S/O Karikalan (Class of 2022)
  • Lee Kuan Yew Award for Mathematics & Science
  • GSK Gold Medal
  • GSK Award for Best Performance in Internship Programme
  • Calyon Creativity Award

Inspired by social workers who supported his family, Siva is armed with the strong belief that education is the key to breaking out of the poverty cycle. Hence, he dedicated almost his entire polytechnic life to community service, tutoring his peers, children from less privileged background and even youths at risk. Besides excelling in his studies, he also proved that he is a skilled chemist by clinching the Silver medal in the WorldSkills Singapore (Chemical Laboratory Technology) Competition. We are so proud of you, Siva!

Chua Yong Le, Eugene (Class of 2021)
  • Bronze medal in the WorldSkills Singapore (Chemical Lab Technology)

We saw Eugene go through an amazing transformation over his past three years at NYP. He not only became the President of the NYP Current Affairs and Debating Club, and clinched the Bronze medal in the WorldSkills Singapore (Chemical Lab Technology), he was also the Bronze Medallist in his diploma course at graduation. Eugene shared: “I have become a version of myself that I am proud of. Find the courage you need to listen to yourself and fight for whatever you want.” 

Soong Tian Hao  (Class of 2020)
  • Recipient of Nanyang Scholarship at NTU

“Being through 3 years in DMC, I have learnt many relevant chemistry knowledge and practical skills that have helped me built a strong foundation for future studies. For my juniors, I would say follow your passion and just put in your best efforts. With hard work, you can achieve your dreams!”

Nurul Azlyn Bte Mohd Nor  (Class of 2018)
  • Best Project Award at the Polytechnic Student Research Programme (PSRP) 2018
  • Oral Presentation Distinction Award at the Young Scientists’ Symposium 2018
  • Singapore National Institute of Chemistry Award for Outstanding Project Work (Graduation Award)
  • Calyon Creativity Award

Nurul Azlyn Bte Mohd Nor, a Diploma in Medicinal Chemistry student was attached to the NUS Department of Pharmacy, where she applied her knowledge on nanochemistry to solve medical challenges. The project involved making nanohydrogels and using them as an effective delivery mode for anti-bacterial medicine. 

Kleeve Hoi Wei Ren  (Class of 2015)
  • Elected as Student of the Year 2020 at NTU School of Physical & Mathematical Sciences
Here is Kleeve's advice for the juniors who are looking for jobs upon graduate: "While a job's pay is an important aspect but life is not only a plan to put money in your hands. Here're the other 4 Ps when looking for a job: Passion, Purpose, Progression and People. Rearrange your priority and you will find the best fit for your job."
Tan Boon Beng  (Class of 2015)
  • Recipient of SNIC Book Prize at NUS

“Chemistry is always fascinating, challenging and stimulating. Through my journey at NYP, I learnt most of the Chemistry theories and laboratory skills that were essential for my further studies at NUS. To all my juniors, whether you are intending to work or pursuing further studies, work hard and strive for the best. You will achieve your goals. Believe in yourself!”