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Higher pay for SIT grads in 2018opens in new window
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Sep
2019
www.straitstimes.com
BT - Doing more with less could be the way forward with lean thinkingopens in new window
An op-ed in The Business Times by Jawn Lim and Mark Tan of Singapore Institute of Technology.
25
Jun
2019
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Berita Suria - 3 graduan Melayu/Islam ini antara kohort perintis sepenuh masa SITopens in new window
Three Malay graduates - Qamanuratika Jamil (SIE), Khairul Zaini (ICT) and Izyaty Rahim (Nursing) are among SIT's 1650-strong Class of 2018. They shared how their studies have enhanced their expertise, particularly through the Integrated Work Study Programme in their respective programme.
18
Oct
2018
berita.mediacorp.sg
Channel 8 News - 新工大校友将获2000元进修补助 回校进修提升技能opens in new window
SIT alumni will receive $2,000 in learning credits to take up courses at SIT to upgrade their skills
17
Oct
2018
www.channel8news.sg
TODAY - How a talent is madeopens in new window
Lim Gui Hao Brenda, 24, wants to a winner - whether in her studies or in Ultimate Frisbee
09
Mar
2016
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ST - PM’s call to rethink engineering laudedopens in new window
Govt to hire more while many in profession bemoan poor prospects, lack of recognition
20
Feb
2016
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ST - More incentive to switch to healthcare jobopens in new window
New degrees, higher training allowances part of bid to draw mid-career people
14
Feb
2016
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ST - Taking the path less travelledopens in new window
Mr Joseph Lim thrives in his undergraduate programme at SIT despite taking a longer academic route
06
Feb
2016
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ST - Football keeps body in shape and mind sharpopens in new window
Players need to be constantly in motion and to think on the run. It also fosters friendships.
02
Feb
2016
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TNP - Making S’pore a more caring societyopens in new window
In response to President Tony Tan Keng Yam's address on Friday, two ministries and the PMO yesterday set out their plans to build a caring society.
21
Jan
2016
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ST - More time and space for students' futureopens in new window
Schools to also emphasise outdoor activities; tertiary institutions to go beyond academic scores in assessment
20
Jan
2016
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ST - More time and space for students' futureopens in new window
Schools to also emphasise outdoor activities; tertiary institutions to go beyond academic scores in assessment
20
Jan
2016
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ST - Poly grads' starting pay rises after flat two yearsopens in new window
Survey shows employment rate remains high, with salaries up by about 5%
09
Jan
2016
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TNP - New nursing scholarship for next gen leadersopens in new window
Outstanding O-level graduates wishing to pursue a career in nursing can apply for a new integrated diploma to degree scholarship from Monday
08
Jan
2016
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ST - More choices, more opportunities for learningopens in new window
The new year brings SkillsFuture credit, added uni places, and more kindergartens
03
Jan
2016
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TNP - Undergrads say money is big helpopens in new window
Hotel chain's bursary helping students from low-income families to further their studies
02
Jan
2016
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TNP - Gut feeling about foodopens in new window
Despite initial parental objections, they pressed on to start their own cafe and eatery
26
Dec
2015
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ST - New degree courses to raise SIT intake by 300 opens in new window
Five are in fields related to health while a sixth is in smart transport
25
Dec
2015
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ST - Bowling works out the mind and bodyopens in new window
Achieving consistency requires good body control and a sharp focus
08
Dec
2015
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ST - Earn and learn scheme making progressopens in new window
Work-study scheme has 150 trainees across eight sector-specific programmes so far
04
Dec
2015
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ST - SEA Games medallist casts aside stereotypesopens in new window
Hannah Lee may not look like a typically fit person,but she is a dedicated athlete who has lived her dream.
17
Nov
2015
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ST - Stemming a worrying high-tech brain drainopens in new window
New initiatives aim to enhance sector's appeal among youth and help it retain grads
16
Nov
2015
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ST - DigiPen Spore makes indelible markopens in new window
Seven years after US college set up here,its students are bagging international game awards
16
Nov
2015
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ST - Getting roti prata down patopens in new window
Culinary student Wong Ju Lih visited eateries six times in a week and practised on damp pieces of cloth to hone his skill of flipping dough for the crispy flat bread
15
Nov
2015
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ST - PEB - Prepared for industryopens in new window
SIT offers sustainable engineering degree programmes focusing on a workforce of innovation-driven graduates.
14
Nov
2015
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BT - A long history and a bright futureopens in new window
German ambassador Michael Witter talks about the half century of Singapore-German relations.
06
Nov
2015
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TNP - Rosy job prospects for SIT graduatesopens in new window
Salaries comparable with those of peers from other unis: Poll
05
Nov
2015
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ST - Private education sector hit by falling enrolmentopens in new window
Drop in both local and foreign students,10 private schools have closed since start of year
31
Oct
2015
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ST - Delivering a quality learning experienceopens in new window
Singapore Institute of Technology goes all out to attract the right students
30
Oct
2015
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ST - ‘Germany, S’pore can gain from skills, ideas exchange’opens in new window
Germany,S'pore can gain from skills, ideas exchange
27
Oct
2015
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ST - Rosy job prospects for SIT graduatesopens in new window
Salaries comparable with those of peers from other unis:Poll
16
Oct
2015
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CNA - Contactless cards issued in Singapore comply with MAS security standards Banksopens in new window
Singapore banks have put in place measures,such as sending out alerts and one-time passwords for online transactions to protect consumers.
15
Oct
2015
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CNA - MRT's North South, East-West Lines' electrical supply to be delinked Khawopens in new window
To prevent a repeat of the massive train disruption on Jul 7,electrical breaks will be installed at Jurong East and Raffles Place interchange stations and activated when necessary,Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan says.
15
Oct
2015
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CNA - SIT graduates top overall employment rate among Singapore universitiesopens in new window
More than eight in 10 from the Singapore Institute of Technology found full-time employment within six months from graduation,according to a survey by the Ministry of Education .
15
Oct
2015
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TODAY - Need to align wide range of qualificationsopens in new window
Goal is to prevent paper chase for it's own sake
15
Oct
2015
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ST - Tensions and opportunitiesopens in new window
Acting Minister for Education Ong Ye Kung sets out how the Government hopes to balance the needs of the country with the choices of individuals in an age of rapid and profound economic and social change. Below is an edited excerpt of his speech at the OECD Singapore Conference on Higher Education Futures yesterday
15
Oct
2015
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CNA - Down but not out 3 students with disabilities get university scholarshipsopens in new window
Bryan Chong,Josiah Ong and Shalom Lim did not let their disabilities stop them from reaching for the stars.Despite growing up bullied and teased by theirs peers ,they have gone on to receive the Asia Pacific Breweries Foundation Scholarship for Persons with Disabilities.
14
Oct
2015
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ST - A study in bold movesopens in new window
Mr Heng Swee Keat left a mark as education minister,shifting emphasis from grades to talent ,and from qualifications to skills
12
Oct
2015
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ST - Rock climbing exercises both body and mindopens in new window
Engineering student trains in the sport to develop physical strength and mental ability
29
Sep
2015
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ST - Getting more than a kick out of silatopens in new window
Traditional martial art a rich and proud cultural legacy that hones the mind while strengthening the body
08
Sep
2015
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CNA - Singapore begins operations as ASEAN's first international patent search, examination authorityopens in new window
Started Sep 1, businesses and inventors will be able to apply for patent protection in multiple markets via Singapore, which is taking steps to increase the capabilities of its local IP businesses and workforce.
31
Aug
2015
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TNP - Govt supports IP sector with 1m boostopens in new window
The Government will invest $1 million to certify and groom up to 500 science,engineering and technology professionals in the next three years to meet the needs of the intellectual property(IP) technology sector
26
Aug
2015
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ST - $1m boost for IP technology sector hereopens in new window
Shanmugam announces plans to certify ,groom up to 500 professionals for industry
26
Aug
2015
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ST - Exhilarating journey from Third World to Firstopens in new window
On this and the facing page are excerpts from Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong's National Day Rally speech on Sunday evening. On this page, he stresses the core principles that held the nation together in the last 50 years . On the next, he highlights what's needed for the next 50 years
25
Aug
2015
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SIT to promote 'close symbiotic relationship' with industry partnersopens in new window
It will achieve this by integrating its new Punggol campus with the creative industry cluster which will be built by JTC across the road, says president Tan Thiam Soon
24
Aug
2015
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BT - Singapore Institute of Technology to move to new campus in Punggolopens in new window
It'll be across the road from a creative industry cluster and be integrated with Punggol housing estate
24
Aug
2015
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ST - New Punggol campus for SITopens in new window
Singapore Institute of Technology's intake to rise to 3,500 over the next five years .
24
Aug
2015
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ST - From playing truant to creating 3D animation for TVopens in new window
This is my dream job,i really don't know where i'd be if i weren't given all these opportunities .
24
Aug
2015
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CNA - NDR 2015 SIT to get a new centralised campusopens in new window
The Singapore Institute of Technology's new centrallised campus in Punggol will be integrated with a JTC-built creative industry cluster said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong
23
Aug
2015
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ST - Uni for poly grads seeking degrees set for major expansionopens in new window
Minister wants SIT to have central campus to house its growing student population
22
Aug
2015
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TNP - Chance to pursue their dream careers opens in new window
Maritime diploma graduate awarded scholarships for university studies
21
Aug
2015
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ST - Water polo combines the best of both worldsopens in new window
National player Lim Wen Xin likes the game's swimming and teamwork aspects
18
Aug
2015
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TODAY - Chance Collaborationopens in new window
UNIQLO partners Nanyang Polytechnic graduate for new T-shirt designs
15
Aug
2015
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ST - Raising the bar in Spore higher educationopens in new window
Soon-to-open campuses at five polys offer specialised facilities
03
Aug
2015
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ST - Exciting times at the six varsitiesopens in new window
New buildings and facilities ,including 'smart'classrooms ,await students in new semester
03
Aug
2015
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TNP - Moved by nurses care for himopens in new window
Nursing is both an art and a science . The art is in the way you communicate and understand what the patient needs.The science is the theory,knowledge
01
Aug
2015
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BT - Learning from each otheropens in new window
Singapore is keen to explore Switerland's well-known vocational and apprenticeship schemes, and life-long learning programmes
31
Jul
2015
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ST - Are you game for sepak takrawopens in new window
National player says it's fun and popular; sport has many health benefits too
14
Jul
2015
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ST - Record 15,000 to enter local varsities this yearopens in new window
This is 1,000 more than last year, raising cohort participation rate to 3.2 per cent
11
Jul
2015
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TODAY - Tertiary programme outcomes should be assessed, says panelopens in new window
Evaluation should go beyond salaries: Tharman
27
Jun
2015
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CNA - Singapore universities consider setting up dedicated facilities for lifelong learningopens in new window
This was one of the ideas discussed at the 10th International Academic Advisory Panel chaired by Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam, where it was also suggested that local universities be key stakeholders in the SkillsFuture movement.
26
Jun
2015
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ST - Add zing to your swingopens in new window
Playing golf offers many health benefits, but make sure that you know how to swing your club right to avoid injuries.
25
Jun
2015
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TODAY - No need to fear the death of technocracyopens in new window
What Singapore needs are polymaths
15
Jun
2015
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BT - EMA launches framework to meet Singapore's manpower needsopens in new window
NECF will be a reference for the industry to guide its HR policies in talent attraction and retention, and staff development
12
Jun
2015
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ST - Hokkien clan to give $120k to needy uni studentsopens in new window
Bursaries will be offered even to those with no ties to the association
25
May
2015
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ST - Record 9,600 poly grads eye 2,080 places in SITopens in new window
Many pick varsity for its niche degrees and focus on getting students job-ready
11
May
2015
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ST - More therapists ‘may ease negative impact of dementia’opens in new window
Occupational therapy may delay onset of illness, says SIT lecturer
04
May
2015
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BT - Singapore taps German model to deepen technical skillsopens in new window
Strategy also aims to attract leading German firms to set up base here
30
Apr
2015
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BT - The future of further educationopens in new window
The presidents of Singapore's six universities discuss the country's evolving higher education landscape over the years, the challenges in recruiting the best students and faculty, and what they hope to see in the Republic's university education scene in the coming decade
29
Apr
2015
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BT - Harvard Business School grads to mentor students from 5 schoolsopens in new window
Each pair of mentors will guide batches of six students of three polytechnics and two universities over six months
29
Apr
2015
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ST Life - Wear your baby safelyopens in new window
Carry a child correctly in a sling or carrier to reduce the likelihood of strain and discomfort
19
Apr
2015
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ST Life! - Going one up on luxeopens in new window
Hotelier Richard Helfer is back with One Farrer Hotel & Spa, which boasts multiple hotel concepts under one roof
21
Mar
2015
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TODAY - Digital learning key part of SkillsFuture modules by polys, universitiesopens in new window
Interactive online materials to support classroom teaching
18
Mar
2015
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ST - Private schools seeing dip in local student numbersopens in new window
Officials attribute drop to expansion of places in public universities
16
Mar
2015
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ST Online - New hospitality business degree has more than 500 applicantsopens in new window
Response for Singapore's first hospitality business degree has been overwhelming, with more than 500 applicants at the Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) vying for 100 spots
04
Mar
2015
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CNA - Alternative study routes pay off for some studentsopens in new window
One example is Cheng Guang Hao, who could have studied engineering in university, but chose a course that could shape a person's health instead.
02
Mar
2015
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ST - More allied health professionals neededopens in new window
They help speed up patient recovery; SIT to offer degree courses next year
27
Feb
2015
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ST - More allied health professionals neededopens in new window
They help speed up patient recovery; SIT to offer degree courses next year
27
Feb
2015
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CNA - Aspects of German education model being adapted for Singaporeopens in new window
Senior Minister of State for Education Indranee Rajah says the Government is adapting parts of Germany's dual education model where students learn not only in schools, but in companies.
18
Feb
2015
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ST - SG50 in the eyes of individual Singaporeansopens in new window
Students tell stories of firms that have contributed to country's growth
11
Feb
2015
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ST - Occupational therapists in demand in greyer S'poreopens in new window
Good prospects, competitive pay drawing more to the profession
11
Feb
2015
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CNA - First structured biosafety training programme launched in Singaporeopens in new window
The new training programme is the latest in a series of efforts aimed at raising Singapore's capabilities in managing infectious diseases
05
Feb
2015
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ST - Solving real-life problemsopens in new window
Dr Susanna Leong helped to develop Singapore's first undergraduate programme in pharmaceutical engineering at Singapore Institute of Technology
17
Jan
2015
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ST- SIT to accept record 2,080 students this yearopens in new window
It will offer five new degrees in areas with 'huge demand' for specialists
14
Jan
2015
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ST- SIT to accept record 2,080 students this yearopens in new window
It will offer five new degrees in areas with 'huge demand' for specialists
14
Jan
2015
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TODAY - SIT launches five new degree programmesopens in new window
The Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) has launched four new applied degree programmes of its own, as it prepares for its largest intake this year - 2,080.
13
Jan
2015
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CNA - SIT offers new degrees in pharmaceutical engineering, IT securityopens in new window
The university is touting two first-of-its-kind degree programmes in Singapore - Bachelor of Engineering with Honours in Pharmaceutical Engineering and Bachelor of Engineering with Honours in Information and Communications Technology (Information Security).
13
Jan
2015
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ST - More undergrads seeking financial aid, getting itopens in new window
Five universities here give out more scholarships and bursaries
31
Dec
2014
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CNA - 1,000 jobs to be created for biologics industry over 3 yearsopens in new window
A five-year plan to grow the industry's workforce will focus on meeting the high demand for skilled manpower, improving the relevance of training programmes and talent attraction and retention
05
Dec
2014
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ST - New training focus care outside of hospitalsopens in new window
Degree courses will be offered to emphasise preventive health, reduce stress on hospitals
30
Nov
2014
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