SITizen Buzz

Warmest greetings for a happy new year and catch up on the latest happenings at SIT with these byte-sized stories. In the meantime, continue to keep safe and healthy and we hope to see you again soon!

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.

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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