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Singapore Institute of Technology - Archive (Features)

2020
10
September
2020
| 17:55 Asia/Singapore
Kampung Lorong Buangkok (KLB), a village located in Hougang, Singapore, is effectively the last kampung on mainland Singapore – a gem untouched by the structural overhaul seen throughout Singapore – since its establishment in 1956. Due to urban redev...
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07
September
2020
| 09:10 Asia/Singapore
Starting today, Trimester 1 of the new academic year 2020/21 will be in full swing! Following several months of home-based learning and controlled access to the campus, SIT is pleased to welcome its students back on campus for face-to-face classes...
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03
September
2020
| 14:00 Asia/Singapore
Two teams of SIT alumni bag top three at The Big Foodivate. (Left picture; from left) Syahirah, Vivian, Filzah and Liang Jun won first; while (right picture, from left) Kai Chin, Xin Hui and Hui Lin came in third. Two teams of SITizens recently em...
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27
August
2020
| 14:36 Asia/Singapore
SIT continued with its tradition of celebrating Nurses' Day in early August. However, this year's festivities were de-centralised and taken online due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The upside to this was that a joint celebration was organised for nursing...
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25
August
2020
| 12:00 Asia/Singapore
Do you believe youths have the power to change the world one innovative idea at a time? We always have, and The Mapletree Challenge 2020, that recently concluded, has renewed our excitement about the potential of our generation. Are you curious ab...
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19
August
2020
| 01:00 Asia/Singapore
We live in a world of possibilities. We’re generating better standards of living than ever, but we’re realising as well that our current consumption-based model of economic growth can be immensely disruptive to the environment. With the general po...
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17
August
2020
| 01:00 Asia/Singapore
Southeast Asia has a nursing shortage, and one of the lowest graduation rates of new professionals, according to a new World Health Organisation report. The region has fewer than 17 nurses serving every 10,000 people – one of the most severe shortage...
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13
August
2020
| 21:00 Asia/Singapore
Singapore’s vision for the future requires digitally-skilled mechanical engineers to transform its key industry sectors. At the Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT), this future has already begun – with the integration of mixed reality into its ap...
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11
August
2020
| 12:58 Asia/Singapore
A reflection on his school days at his alma mater inspired Lucas Tan, a recent Interior Design graduate from the Glasgow School of Arts (GSofA), to embark on his final-year project. He wanted to create a conducive space in Bedok Green Secondary Sch​o...
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28
July
2020
| 18:43 Asia/Singapore
An illustration of SIT's future centralised campus in Punggol. “It is worse, much worse, than you think,” begins The Uninhabitable Earth by David Wallace-Wells. The book brings terrifying images of a climate crisis to mind: melting roads, deadly p...
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24
July
2020
| 17:31 Asia/Singapore
As citizens of a foodie nation, Singaporeans love to stay on top of the latest food trends. The folks at Digital Senior are no exception—we love a good cup of brown sugar milk tea—and we decided to find out more about the major transformations tak...
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08
July
2020
| 14:13 Asia/Singapore
Contrary to the image of scholar, Yap Sune Aik did not study much during his polytechnic days. Hence, he was humbled and grateful when the Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) accepted him into its Bachelor of Engineering programme, and vowed to d...
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03
July
2020
| 09:49 Asia/Singapore
The annual SIT Teaching Excellence Award (TEA) serves to value the importance of teaching as a complex and multi-faceted activity, and is conferred to outstanding full-time faculty members. For AY2018/2019, SIT awarded 11 faculty members to ac...
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12
June
2020
| 15:16 Asia/Singapore
As the mid-trimester break rolled around, academic staff at the Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) were busier than ever. The clock was ticking — they had just 10 days to move their curriculum online. As Singapore tightened safe distancing me...
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10
June
2020
| 12:54 Asia/Singapore
The media landscape has evolved tremendously from the times of Don Draper and David Ogilvy! Technology has transformed the way we consume media, creating a demand for digitally savvy media professionals that have to be adaptable and open to constant ...
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05
June
2020
| 01:00 Asia/Singapore
Education plays an important role in nurturing the young to strive and solve the world’s pressing environmental issues. A mean temperature increase of just 1.5°C to 2.5°C could affect Singapore’s natural diversity of plants and animals, and risk a...
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04
June
2020
| 12:00 Asia/Singapore
COVID-19 may have thrust the world into uncharted waters, causing confusion, worry and stress, but our youth are rising to the challenge to make a difference. SITizens are joining young activists and volunteers across the globe to generate ideas and ...
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28
May
2020
| 12:58 Asia/Singapore
In the 1950s, computerisation heralded the third industrial revolution. The rapid pace of digitisation has ushered in the fourth, which will see incredible changes in manufacturing and conventional engineering practices—as well as the way we live and...
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21
May
2020
| 19:44 Asia/Singapore
In celebration of Ramadan and Hari Raya this year, Punggol West Constituency teamed up with the Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) and DigiPen Institute of Technology Singapore (DigiPen (Singapore)) to launch a series of Graphics Interchange For...
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18
May
2020
| 16:35 Asia/Singapore
There is an increasing demand for Speech Therapists (STs) in Singapore due to our rapidly ageing population, increasing trend of chronic diseases, as well as increased awareness of children diagnosed with developmental issues. This is why the launch ...
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12
May
2020
| 14:33 Asia/Singapore
Here’s a tongue-twisting fact: did you know that in 2019, Singapore’s fifth autonomous university, Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT), celebrated its fifth year as an autonomous university and ten years as an institution? It was gazetted by Parl...
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08
May
2020
| 10:00 Asia/Singapore
Impress.ai is a product that helps companies automate their recruitment process using Artificial Intelligence.  SITizens Muhammad Bin Noor Ariffin and Tan Dong Xiang, who graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Information and Commun...
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06
May
2020
| 12:39 Asia/Singapore
Three SITizens had the opportunity to be part of a waste-to-energy project jointly created by Mursun Pte Ltd and SP Group. Joel See, a recent graduate of the Mechatronics degree programme offered by University of Glasgow, an overseas university pa...
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06
May
2020
| 08:00 Asia/Singapore
After completing his National Service, Wang Junfeng found himself in a dilemma. Having graduated from a local polytechnic, the business accounting student was offered places at a few universities in Singapore. But instead of plumping for the mo...
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29
April
2020
| 10:00 Asia/Singapore
A cure was needed fast. Victims were quickly succumbing to fever and autoimmune disease-related symptoms like weakness and paralysis. Zika, a mosquito-borne virus, was wreaking havoc around the world. By the time the World Health Organization declare...
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22
April
2020
| 17:18 Asia/Singapore
When Nicholas Ong Kang Yu first signed up as a part-time waiter at a local restaurant in 2016, the last thing he was expecting was to discover his calling in life. After all, as a second year banking and finance student at a local polytechnic at t...
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20
March
2020
| 17:34 Asia/Singapore
The winner's spotlight was on a team of six SITizens when they clinched the Best Design Award in an Autonomous Aerial Vehicle Challenge (AAVC) on 13 January 2020 in Chumphon, Thailand. Organised in conjunction with the 'Innovation Aviation and Aer...
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06
March
2020
| 09:36 Asia/Singapore
Lectures can be long, boring and ineffective for the millennial student. This is why educators at the Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) are inspiring new ways of learning in class. “It is increasingly challenging to adapt to the new learning...
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05
March
2020
| 12:37 Asia/Singapore
The pace of change is accelerating. Many of the skills, roles and job scopes of today are constantly evolving due to a number of reasons such as technological innovations, globalisation and demographic shifts. Issues such as global warming and an age...
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05
March
2020
| 09:08 Asia/Singapore
The expectations of the workforce have changed as digital transformation charters new pathways for businesses. Beyond having specific skills and expertise, employees are expected to be technologically savvy, and be able to adapt and learn, unlearn an...
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