Singapore Institute of Technology - Archive (News)

2019
17
July
2019
| 04:39 Asia/Singapore
For Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) students, the real working world is their classroom too. Through SIT’s commitment to applied learning, students are constantly pushed to put what they have learnt in school to the test, and apply them in re...
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11
July
2019
| 04:57 Asia/Singapore
"Go see, ask why, show respect", the words of Toyota Chairman Fujio Cho, are now famous as basic lean principles. As a recent participant of SIT’s The Lean! Project (previously known as Lean Skills Development Programme), the National Heart Centre...
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01
July
2019
| 10:45 Asia/Singapore
1 July 2019 – Ho Bee Land Limited has made endowed gifts totalling $3.25 million to the Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT). These are the first gifts that SIT has received for its future campus in Punggol. In recognition of Ho Bee Land’s generou...
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21
June
2019
| 10:36 Asia/Singapore
In the era of smart tech and automation, a low-tech idea that seeks to benefit developing countries impressed the judges at the recent 13th Biomedical Engineering Society Student Meeting. 25-year-old SITizen Isabel Ang Shi Qi, a final-year undergr...
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30
May
2019
| 07:05 Asia/Singapore
At first glance, the plate of food looks like ordinary rice with chicken drumstick and broccoli. Take a closer look and you will realise that it is actually 3D printed food made of purees. A team of Year 4 Food Technology students – Loh Hui Lin, S...
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30
May
2019
| 03:29 Asia/Singapore
Honey has a permanent place in almost everyone’s kitchen and natural remedy cabinet. But it isn’t the only beneficial substance that honey bees make. Propolis is the “bee glue” that protects and holds together the hive but this sticky substance has m...
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27
May
2019
| 08:00 Asia/Singapore
Singapore Institute of Technology recently held its fourth CXO Lean Summit, an annual conference organised by Lean Transformation Innovation Centre (LTIC), the university’s focal resource centre where local companies can acquire knowledge and trainin...
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22
May
2019
| 10:10 Asia/Singapore
Some 300 Year 1 Allied Health students at the Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) expressed their gratitude to their ‘silent mentors’ at a Silent Mentor Appreciation Ceremony on 17 May 2019. Silent mentors is a term given to cadavers that ...
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22
May
2019
| 05:36 Asia/Singapore
True to SIT’s status as Singapore’s university of applied learning, an electric autonomous vehicle (EAV) has been deployed for the primary purpose of bringing the technology up close and personal to students reading the Bachelor of Engineering with H...
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15
May
2019
| 05:00 Asia/Singapore
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
| 10:05 Asia/Singapore
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
| 08:41 Asia/Singapore
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
| 14:33 Asia/Singapore
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
| 10:29 Asia/Singapore
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
| 09:01 Asia/Singapore
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
| 10:58 Asia/Singapore
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
| 07:58 Asia/Singapore
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
| 05:56 Asia/Singapore
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
| 02:22 Asia/Singapore
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
| 09:24 Asia/Singapore
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
| 06:40 Asia/Singapore
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
| 08:39 Asia/Singapore
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
| 08:28 Asia/Singapore
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
| 04:17 Asia/Singapore
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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11
January
2019
| 02:41 Asia/Singapore
  Assistant Professor Dr Seck Tan from the Design and Specialised Businesses cluster of Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) was among the panel of experts who spoke at the recent International Conference on Plastics in the Marine Environment (...
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07
January
2019
| 02:26 Asia/Singapore
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
| 03:58 Asia/Singapore
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
| 07:28 Asia/Singapore
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
| 06:41 Asia/Singapore
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
| 07:30 Asia/Singapore
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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