Articles tagged with 'Features' | Singapore Institute of Technology

Singapore Institute of Technology - Archive (Features)

2020
08
July
2020
| 08:13 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
| 03:49 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
| 09:16 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
| 06:54 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
| 19:00 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
| 06:00 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
| 06:58 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
| 13:44 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
| 10:35 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
| 08:33 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
| 04:00 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
| 06:39 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
| 02:00 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
| 04:00 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
| 11:18 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
| 10:34 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
| 02:36 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
| 05:37 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
| 02:08 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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04
March
2020
| 03:50 Asia/Singapore
As industries progress with technology, the nature of jobs changes and expectations of graduates entering the workforce evolve. While teenagers today are more than familiar with swiping the screens of their mobile devices, the cybernetic world demand...
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02
March
2020
| 10:14 Asia/Singapore
A mysterious explosion had occurred in a biological lab, causing a biohazardous leakage. A professor working nearby is exposed to a high concentration of the reagents, and is suffering from its effects. Year Three Pharmaceutical Engineering student C...
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26
February
2020
| 09:38 Asia/Singapore
Singapore is a vibrant innovation hub where driverless buses, city-wide sensors and electronic fingerprints are on the cards. When implemented, these new technologies will create better living environments, greater mobility and a thriving digital eco...
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25
February
2020
| 08:56 Asia/Singapore
The Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) hardly needs further introduction these days. Its approach is based on applied learning, innovation, integration, and impact. Established in 2009, SIT has been recognised as a university that offers practic...
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12
February
2020
| 08:26 Asia/Singapore
In an upscale restaurant, a chef cooks up a storm while a waitress filters in and out of the kitchen anxiously. While placing her order, a demanding diner had requested for hot water at a specified temperature. The diner had also grimaced at her p...
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10
February
2020
| 09:43 Asia/Singapore
In a world shaped by constant disruption, lifelong learning is pivotal in nurturing innovative and adaptive workers, enhancing economic competitiveness and quality of life. Besides equipping its students with industry-relevant expertise, the Singa...
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04
February
2020
| 01:50 Asia/Singapore
More engineers are needed in Singapore, especially as the city-state gears up to be a smart nation. Find out how SIT students transit seamlessly into the workforce by learning through gamification of classroom activities. “Who wants to be a millio...
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03
February
2020
| 10:02 Asia/Singapore
Before being paired up in groups with persons with disabilities (PWDs) who volunteer as community teachers, twin sisters Johanna Faith Foo Shuan Enn, and Joanne Faith Foo Shuan Hui, both 22, did not know much about them and were hesitant to approach ...
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2019
30
December
2019
| 02:28 Asia/Singapore
SIT’s Information and Communications Technology (ICT) cluster celebrated exemplary achievements at two global competitions in December. Year 2 students from the Information and Communications Technology (Information Security) degree programme, T...
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06
December
2019
| 04:39 Asia/Singapore
Imagine being involved in building an Automated Guided Vehicle (AGV) from scratch. That’s exactly what Jonas Chandra, a Systems Engineering (ElectroMechanical Systems) (SEEMS) undergraduate, is passionately working on. Like most of his peers, 25-y...
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03
December
2019
| 08:12 Asia/Singapore
Not many can claim to find ‘purpose before paycheck’, not least while on a university attachment. But that’s exactly what pharmaceutical engineering graduate Jannah Dzulkiflie found while working on a her internship project on infectious diseases. ...
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