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Singapore Institute of Technology - Archive (Features)

2021
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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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 emerge...
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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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