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Singapore Institute of Technology - Archive (Features)

2021
30
April
2021
| 12:25 Asia/Singapore
 “Spoon feeding in the long run teaches us nothing but the shape of the spoon,” English writer Edward M. Forster once remarked. Indeed, mechanically preparing students to regurgitate class content does not adequately prepare them for their future car...
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26
April
2021
| 09:00 Asia/Singapore
When Jermaine Ng enrolled in the Singapore Institute of Technology, it was not just the beginning of an educational journey, but also a professional one. Barely weeks into her freshman year as an Electrical Power Engineering student, she secured a jo...
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20
April
2021
| 12:02 Asia/Singapore
“As we embrace the new norm, I would like to remind everyone not to tunnel-vision into just furthering your career. Invest in your well-being as well. Learn to meditate, read that book you have always wanted to, or hop on the bandwagon and pick up ch...
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15
April
2021
| 12:22 Asia/Singapore
With over 120,000 outpatient consultations every year, the National Heart Centre Singapore (NHCS) took on a multi-faceted approach in enhancing its patient experience under the Lean Skills Development Programme (LSDP), a Lean Thinking programme deliv...
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29
March
2021
| 14:59 Asia/Singapore
When Lim Puay Keat graduated with a diploma in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from a local polytechnic, he had scored well enough to land a place in a university.Yet, life had other plans. To help support his family, he had to forgo his dreams...
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23
March
2021
| 08:00 Asia/Singapore
           Athirah Nurin Syakirah Binte Saleh, SIT Scholar, is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Engineering with Honours in Civil Engineering, a joint degree programme between Singapore Institute of Technology and University of Glasgow. With a diplom...
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22
March
2021
| 08:00 Asia/Singapore
Graduating amid a pandemic is daunting and no mean feat, but the passion in our SITizens to realise their dreams has helped build grit to push through tough times. Two recent graduates, who have seized opportunities to upskill and gain industry exper...
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19
March
2021
| 08:00 Asia/Singapore
In this edition of 'Class of 2020', we see how two pioneer graduates from the Civil Engineering (CVE) programme, jointly offered by SIT and University of Glasgow (UofG), took a leap of faith to carve out a career path of their own. ​Alicia Ho Sze Yin...
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18
March
2021
| 14:00 Asia/Singapore
In this article of the 'Class of 2020' mini-series, we uncover how three graduates from the Chemical Engineering and Food Technology cluster grew their passion for the sciences by honing their specialised skills. Fan Jia Hui, Food Technology (Class o...
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18
March
2021
| 09:10 Asia/Singapore
The automation era is upon us, where robots are no longer just science fiction but an integral part of our daily lives. As robotic applications move from manufacturing into the service sector, and from factory floors to public spaces, the Singapore I...
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09
March
2021
| 15:31 Asia/Singapore
In this fourth instalment of the 'Class of 2020' mini series, we feature three graduates from Design and Specialised Businesses who actively pursued every opportunity to apply what they have learnt and concretise their career directions. Mohammad Rid...
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05
March
2021
| 17:36 Asia/Singapore
In the third article of this mini series, 'Class of 2020', we follow the stories of two graduates from the pioneer cohort of our Allied Health programmes. Being the first Allied Health graduates from an Autonomous University, many were called into ac...
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02
March
2021
| 09:17 Asia/Singapore
While most people would be content with having just one university degree, Sarah Tan wanted two. Having graduated and worked for nearly six years at Singapore Airlines, she was itching for the classroom again. But not everyone was thrilled. Her paren...
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01
March
2021
| 10:00 Asia/Singapore
In the second article of this mini series, 'Class of 2020', we highlight projects spearheaded by three of our Infocomm Technology graduates that have received accolades from SIT faculty and industry partners. These projects exemplify the graduates' p...
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26
February
2021
| 15:37 Asia/Singapore
The Class of 2020 has displayed an admirable resilience, having had to adjust to online learning and examinations in the final year of their studies. However, they had been overcoming challenges way before COVID-19. In the first article of this mini ...
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25
February
2021
| 14:51 Asia/Singapore
Originally one of the five categories of crowdfunding, Crowdlending came into its own sometime around 2005 as a popular option for businesses to raise funds – by attracting investors to co-finance ventures through lending money in return for interest...
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05
February
2021
| 12:24 Asia/Singapore
Transforming Everyday Work at Four Seasons Catering with Lean ThinkingEvery day, it would take the team at Four Seasons Catering three hours to prepare and organise their warehouse for order fulfilment. This involves unpacking products coming from su...
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15
January
2021
| 10:26 Asia/Singapore
Faced with a limited capacity of 600 beds, Kwong Wai Shiu Hospital is keen to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of its processes in order to open up more beds for more patients and improve the patient experience. One of its targeted problems w...
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2020
29
December
2020
| 01:00 Asia/Singapore
Grey skies, a lingering acrid smell and a soaring Pollutant Standard Index (PSI) level.For the first time since August 2016, Singapore’s PSI level had gone beyond the 100 mark. The repercussions were immense. Air quality had reached unhealthy levels,...
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18
December
2020
| 10:28 Asia/Singapore
As digital technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI) and automation continue to redefine manufacturing, Singapore’s chemical industry is increasingly seeking engineers with Industry 4.0-ready skillsets to support its transformation.To enable ...
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01
December
2020
| 01:00 Asia/Singapore
Toh Yi Sin was midway through a military training exercise when the Republic of Singapore Air Force pilot trainee received his test results from a recent flying exercise. He had failed to make the cut. Devastated, he realised that he might never fulf...
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19
November
2020
| 17:34 Asia/Singapore
Ainul Fasha Amran had scored well enough in her GCE A-Level examinations to pursue an art, science or business degree. Yet, she was still a few points shy from entering her preferred course of study – engineering. The practical way forward would have...
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10
November
2020
| 09:36 Asia/Singapore
A joint initiative between SIT and Singapore Accountancy Commission (SAC), the Accounting Technology & Innovation Centre (AccTech Centre) is a resource centre that facilitates collaborations and catalyses technological and business innovation in the ...
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04
November
2020
| 12:00 Asia/Singapore
Former FBI negotiator Chris Voss has said that every negotiation is a no-lose situation – you have to save all the hostages or you fail. Cybersecurity is the same. Every byte of data and every node in the network has to be secured, with zero room lef...
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03
November
2020
| 16:27 Asia/Singapore
                                    Dionis Soo Wei Qing has a Bachelor of Science (Honours) Degree in Occupational Therapy from SIT. She is currently working in the Acute Stroke Unit of Tan To...
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30
October
2020
| 00:30 Asia/Singapore
A new degree programme — the Bachelor of Science with Honours in Digital Communications and Integrated Media (DCIM) – was launched in AY2020. The first-of-its-kind in Singapore, the three-year programme aims to bridge the gap for talent in the local ...
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22
October
2020
| 14:30 Asia/Singapore
Enabled with facial recognition technology, the integrated system eases SafeEntry registration, temperature screening, and health declaration for all SIT students and staff. As Academic Year 2020 (AY2020) commenced, SIT implemented an Integrated D...
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08
October
2020
| 14:00 Asia/Singapore
As part of my Year 3 undergraduate studies, I spent my Integrated Work Study Programme (IWSP) at Aurecon. The 12-month experience was nothing short of fulfilling. I have gained so much over the course of a year – from getting a chance to see to a pro...
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29
September
2020
| 12:16 Asia/Singapore
How much do you know about the field of dietetics? If you’ve found it to be shrouded in mystery, we’re here to help! We asked registered dietitian, Dr Dimitrios Spanos, if he could shine a light on the profession—and give us some advice on how to ...
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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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