Singapore Institute of Technology - Archive (News)

2019
15
May
2019
As our economy continues to transform, the role of applied learning in higher education has grown in significance. Since 2014, as Singapore’s university of applied learning, the Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) has grown from strength to stren...
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14
May
2019
As a consortium of three thriving catering businesses, as well as an event management company, the Four Seasons Group (FSG) is a key player in the highly competitive local culinary business arena. To stay competitive, FSG recognises that it needs to ...
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08
May
2019
Two teams from SIT were the only winners to receive commendation awards and S$5,000 cash prizes in a competition aimed at helping shipping companies adopt cleaner fuels using LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas). The Low-Cost LNG Retrofit Challenge, held f...
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03
May
2019
Singapore, 3 May 2019 – Mapletree Investments (Mapletree) and the Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) successfully held the inaugural Grand Final of The Mapletree Challenge on 2 May at Mapletree’s flagship property, Mapletree Business City, atten...
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24
April
2019
24 April 2019 – As part of the university’s strategy in enhancing its close nexus with the industry, the Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) has launched a new Innovation Development Programme (IDP), in collaboration with Design Factory Global Ne...
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22
April
2019
In a bid to keep up with technological developments and to make Facilities Management (FM) more attractive to young professionals, a group of SIT students proposed their integrated FM ideas in the World Workplace Asia (WWA) 2019 Student Competition. ...
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11
April
2019
Mapletree Investments Pte Ltd is pleased to announce the launch of The Mapletree Challenge with the Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) by providing a funding of $200,000. The Challenge aims to help SIT students refine their job interview and pre...
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08
April
2019
A team of SITizens bagged the first runner-up spot in the BCA BiG Club Green Mark Challenge 2019. Held on 23 February, the challenge was organised by the Build it Green (BiG) Club, initiated by the Building and Construction Authority (BCA) to promote...
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05
April
2019
As part of SIT’s applied learning pedagogy, 160 students from SIT’s Sustainable Infrastructure Engineering (SIE) (Land) degree programme have embarked on 30 lean projects with 16 host companies since 2016 to help improve productivity and work process...
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14
March
2019
The Internet is a double-edged sword. With a high-level of digital connectedness cutting across all demographics, how can we get people to be more aware of the real consequences of their choices online? Themed ‘1 Click Away’, this year’s Better In...
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20
February
2019
As a university of applied learning, innovation, integration, and impact are the buzzwords you would use to describe the approach implemented at Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT). Since its establishment in 2009, the university has remained unw...
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09
February
2019
The Ministry of Health (MOH) and Workforce Singapore (WSG) are expanding the Healthcare Professional Conversion Programmes (PCPs) with the introduction of a new degree-entry accelerated PCP at the Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT). This is i...
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01
February
2019
It was a moment of pride for a group of Year 4 SITizens from the SIT-UofG Aeronautical Engineering and Aerospace Systems programmes last November. For their stellar efforts in an Autonomous Aerial Vehicle Challenge (AAVC) in 2018 in Chiang Mai, our t...
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25
January
2019
The pharmaceutical sector is an important contributor to the Singapore economy, accounting for more than three per cent of the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP). Singapore is a leading location for best-in-class manufacturing plants, where a wid...
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22
January
2019
SIT is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Chua Kee Chaing as Deputy President (Academic) and Provost with effect from 1 September 2019. Professor Loh Han Tong will relinquish his role as Deputy President (Academic) and Provost, and assu...
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07
January
2019
We Think. We Create. We DO. A team of students from the SIT-Newcastle University (NU) Marine programmes applied what they learnt in class to an international ferry design competition and emerged as world champions! Third-year students J Vinoth...
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2018
26
December
2018
26 December 2018 – In line with its mission to groom well-equipped talent for growth industries and, in particular, for the healthcare and aviation sectors, the Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) will launch two new degree programmes in Academic...
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01
November
2018
A new collaboration agreement between Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) and University of Glasgow (UofG) will see the roll out of three SIT-UofG joint degrees in academic year 2019. Following a strategic alliance with SIT, University of Glas...
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30
October
2018
Singapore's power engineering capabilities will get a boost with a $20 million research programme focusing on next-generation energy technologies. Known as the Exploiting Distributed Generation (EDGE) programme, it will focus on building capabilities...
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17
October
2018
17 October 2018 – The Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) kicked off three days of graduation celebration for the Class of 2018 today. The opening ceremony, held at SIT@Dover, was graced by Minister for Trade and Industry, Mr Chan Chun Sing. ...
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10
September
2018
10 September 2018 – Graduates from the Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) continue to be well-received by the industry, with improved employment rates and competitive starting salaries. 85.6% of the university’s cohort of 1,530 graduates ...
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23
August
2018
PSA Corporation Limited (PSA) and Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) today celebrated the graduation of the first batch of 29 PSA engineers and ICT managers from SIT’s Systems Engineering programme. The two organisations had signed a Memoran...
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10
August
2018
Systems are prevalent in our modern society. Today’s systems are expected to perform at levels unimagined previously, and to provide enhanced capability at reduced costs within shorter timeframe. These attributes increase the complexity of system...
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07
August
2018
Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) is Singapore’s university of applied learning. And its vision is to be a leader in innovative university education by integrating learning, industry and community. In this interview, Professor Tan Thiam Soon, P...
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31
July
2018
Singapore, 31 July 2018 – JTC officially opened its Food Hub @ Senoko, a purpose-built food facility that will be home to an ecosystem of players in the food industry. At the official opening ceremony graced by Senior Minister of State for Trade and ...
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05
July
2018
Rapid advances in technology and the liberalisation of policies have shaped a world in which organisations have to constantly evolve in order to stay relevant in the future economy. The accounting industry, in particular, is facing sweeping disru...
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03
July
2018
Professor Tan Thiam Soon President, Singapore Institute of Technology Technological disruptions are a key reason for our increasingly volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous (VUCA) world. We must take steps to address the issue of how we...
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12
June
2018
Faith Yee (Left of photo) and Esther Chua (Right of Photo) Valedictorians from the Wheelock College-Singapore Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education, with Prof Tan Thiam Soon, President, SIT. Three years of hard work and perseverance...
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23
April
2018
Singapore, 23 April 2018 – SP Group has inked a Research Collaborative Agreement (RCA) with SIT at the 2018 International Utility Working Group (IUWG) conference, held from 23 to 27 April. The utilities meet annually to benchmark and share best pract...
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02
March
2018
Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) is now part of the TEDx family of events, thanks to the efforts of a passionate group of students led by Swe Hao Yi, a 2nd-year student reading the Hospitality Business degree programme. The theme for the in...
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