SITizen Buzz

Keep up to date with SIT's latest happenings through these byte-sized stories. In the meantime, continue to keep safe and healthy, and we hope to see you again soon!

Mapletree Prize Presentation Ceremony

The Mapletree Challenge 2020 Prize Presentation Ceremony... At Long Last!

Six finalist teams gather to celebrate eight months after announcement of results.

Keeping Alight a Legacy to Nurture Future Nurses

Keeping Alight a Legacy to Nurture Future Nurses

Thanks to an endowed gift from the Estate of Irene Tan Liang Kheng, a permanent Scholarship has been established at SIT to support talented Nursing students through the entire course of their studies.

Ang Xu Kai

Detected: A Sense of Achievement

Valedictorian Ang Xu Kai shares his journey from classroom to the imaging room, meeting the demand for healthcare workers at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Alumni Mentoring Programme Cycle 2

Connecting Students and Alumni Beyond Campus Walls

The SIT Alumni Mentoring Programme now enters its second cycle, successfully pairing 50 mentees with 45 mentors.

Resin Cheeseboard workshop

Pour Your Art Out

SITizens get creative and experimental with resin art on cheeseboards at the Resin Cheeseboard Workshop, organised by the SIT Alumni Leisure Network.

Alumni Champions at CS:GO

Back to Play at SIT Inter-Cluster Games 2021

Alumni form their own cluster for the first time; Health and Social Sciences Cluster regains its championship title.

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March Stories

Class of 2020 Graduation

Celebrating the Graduation of the Class Of 2020

Among those receiving their degree scrolls are SIT’s pioneer cohorts in Allied Health and Civil Engineering.

Future Service Leaders

Nurturing Service Leaders for the Future

With an eye to community development, OUE Limited has made possible a new scholarship at SIT for academically talented undergraduates who have demonstrated outstanding leadership and a record of community service.

Career Nexus 2021

Career Nexus 2021: Networking in the New Normal

Despite going fully virtual for the first time, Career Nexus 2021 was SIT’s largest-scale career event to date.

Project DUST

Enabling More Persons with Disabilities for Jobs in Technology Industry

A group of alumni are exploring with SIT’s CLASIC how more PWDs can be trained to code and work with simple apps through Project DUST.

Duke of Congee

Simmer, Dish and Serve!

CIA alumnus and founder of Duke of Congee Tien Jia Chen on his desire to keep the hawker trade alive

February Stories

New Robotics Systems Degree Programme

New Robotics Systems Degree Programme to meet Automation Needs of the Future

SIT’s new degree offering positions students to handle technological shifts in the years ahead.

New Bursaries

A Salute … to the Healthcare Heroes of 2020

A new permanent bursary fund, established in honour of healthcare workers on the frontlines of fighting COVID-19, will nurture budding professionals under SIT’s Health & Social Sciences academic cluster.

Stroke Survivor Inactivity Study

Study Finds Stroke Survivor’s Inactivity Is More Than Just Lack of Motivation

Survey conducted by SIT students showed factors hindering stroke survivors from being active extend beyond a lack of motivation.

SIT Virtual Open House

Discovering Life as a SITizen at SIT's First Virtual Open House

Prospective students and parents gain exclusive insights into the various programmes available for the upcoming AY 2021.

New Alumni Welcome Pack

When Celebration Comes in a Special Delivery

In place of a party, the Class of 2020 get a New Alumni Welcome Pack to celebrate their graduation

Workshop

Going with the Grain

SITizens create wooden accessories and learn about upcycling in the process at the Wooden Jewellery Workshop, organised by the SIT Alumni Leisure Network.

January Stories

Masonic Charitable Fund

Masonic Charitable Fund Nurtures Young Talents at SIT to Advance Education

The Masonic Charitable Fund makes its first endowed gift for an Institute of Higher Learning to SIT.

Sing Lun Scholarship and Bursary

Encouraging Community-Minded SITizens

Generous gifts from Mr Patrick Lee and the Yangzheng Foundation will enable SIT to establish a new Scholarship and Bursary, as well as a Community Leadership and Social Innovation Grant to nurture young leaders who have a heart for the community.

Bubbling Over with ‘Creativitea’!

Bubbling Over with 'Creativitea'!

Aaron Tan, Mechatronics alumnus and creator of card game Teabbles, shares the inspiration behind the game and how his SIT education helped him in the product development.

Ngee Ann Kongsi Gold Medallists

Going for the Gold

Recipients of The Ngee Ann Kongsi Gold Medal (For the Most Outstanding Graduating Student) tell SITizen Buzz about how they have progressed since graduating and receiving top honours.

Barre Class

Let's Hit the Barre

SITizens get their muscles burning through Barre Fundamentals, a high-intensity fitness class combining ballet techniques, yoga and pilates, organised by the SIT Alumni Sports Network.

Financial Plan

Implementing Your Financial Plan

Save, Protect, Invest – SIT alumni learnt the principles for a good financial planning roadmap during a Zoom webinar in December.

December Stories

Unveiling … the Singapore Hokkien Huay Kuan Lecture Theatre and Collaboration Loop at SIT!

Unveiling … the Singapore Hokkien Huay Kuan Lecture Theatre and Collaboration Loop at SIT!

SIT’s future campus in Punggol gets a generous endowed gift of $1.8 million from The Singapore Hokkien Huay Kuan.

Kwong Wai Shiu Hospital, SIT and SkillsFuture Singapore Form Strategic Alliance Supporting Workplace Learning and Training in Community Care

Kwong Wai Shiu Hospital, SIT and SkillsFuture Singapore Form Strategic Alliance Supporting Workplace Learning and Training in Community Care

Collaboration will upskill and reskill the Community Care workforce and strengthen the leadership core in this sector.

The Crane Grain

Tickling Your Tastebuds

Alumnus Pah Qi Fan saw an opportunity amid the pandemic to launch his very own home-based pastry business

Hackathon Uncovers Bright Future Ahead

Hackathon Uncovers Bright Future Ahead

SIT Telematics graduates reflect on their win at Startup Weekend Singapore 2020: Tomorrow and talk about what they’re looking forward to for their future careers.

Enclosing a Piece of Nature

Enclosing a Piece of Nature

You don’t need green thumbs to keep a mini garden in your home, as SITizens discover while building their own terrariums at a workshop organised by the SIT Alumni Leisure Network.

November Stories

Young Engineers Pursue Flights of Passion Through UAVs

Young Engineers Pursue Flights of Passion Through UAVs

The Aerospace Systems Engineers behind startup Nimbus UAV share how they became fierce competitors in the drone industry and their plans to support innovation at SIT.

Sweet Surprise for Graduation

Sweet Surprise for Graduation

Receiving The Ngee Ann Kongsi Gold Medal (for the Most Outstanding Graduating Student) is spurring Chong Jun Hao on to chase his dreams.

SIT-Led Study Finds Limited Adoption of Data Analytics Among SMEs in Singapore

SIT-Led Study Finds Limited Adoption of Data Analytics Among SMEs in Singapore

Findings reveal that 69% of SMEs have yet to adopt data analytics despite various support schemes from the Singapore government.

Transforming Community Health: SIT’s Bid to Extend Health Span and Person-Centric Care

Transforming Community Health: SIT’s Bid to Extend Health Span and Person-Centric Care

Community Health Transformation is among the research programmes being set up to build SIT’s translation-focused research capability.

From Imagination to Creation

From Imagination to Creation

Winning entries of the inaugural Sticker-Patch Design Competition organised by the Advancement & Alumni Division will be included in the New Alumni Welcome Pack for graduating students.

October Stories

SITizen Buzz - Caring for the Mind

Caring for the Mind

Nursing alumnus Rae Wong stepped up to help migrant workers at the dormitories in the fight against COVID-19, going beyond her work at the Institute of Mental Health.

Lim Doa Hin Scholarship to Nurture Budding Leaders at SIT

Lim Doa Hin Scholarship to Nurture Budding Leaders at SIT

The Estate of Lim Doa Hin widens its support for SIT undergraduates with the new endowed Scholarship.

SIT-lead Project Uses Technology to Help Preserve An Integral Part of Singapore’s Heritage

SIT-lead Project Uses Technology to Help Preserve An Integral Part of Singapore’s Heritage

Faculty and students from Specialised Design Businesses cluster carry out interviews with Lorong Buangkok Kampung residents to preserve the essence of the last kampung.

Freshmen Orientation at SIT Goes Online In Response to Pandemic

Freshmen Orientation at SIT Goes Online In Response to Pandemic

The freshmen experience remains uncompromised by COVID-19 and was a hit among the students.

Downstrokes, Upstrokes, Circles and Stones

Downstrokes, Upstrokes, Circles and Stones

SITizens slow down and find inner balance through the art of watercolour painting and calligraphy

SITizen Buzz Asks

SITizen Buzz Asks: Food

In the second part of this series where we poll alumni about their life during the COVID-19 Circuit Breaker (CB), we check in with SITizens on their eating preferences and new things they’ve tried during this period