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Saturday, September 18, 2021

National Young Leader Award (NYLA) 2021

The National Young Leader Award (NYLA) 2021, is the only nation-wide award reaching out to young leaders between 15 and 19 years old, and was launched in 2013 to recognise youths who are involved, engaged, and show conviction in the things they do, regardless of their academic achievements.

Congratulation to DISM Year-2 student, Alwis Lim Wei Yao. He is one of the recipients of the National Young Leader Award (NYLA) 2021.


Friday, September 17, 2021

DISM Gryphons' Capture-The-Flag (CtF) Competition 2021

 The annual DISM Gryphons' Capture-The-Flag (CtF) Competition is back this year in 2021!

Date: 8 October, 2.30pm to 10 October 2.30pm

Team Size: 1 - 4 participants

 Over 48 hours, pit your skills against other students for the 

  • OSINT
  • Crypto
  • Forensics
  • Reverse
  • Pwn
  • Miscellaneous

challenges in this jeopardy-style CTF that has been made and brought to you by your peers in SP DISM Gryphons!

CCA points will be awarded to participants in SP SoC!

However, we encourage and welcome students from all Polytechnics to join us in the fun, as all participants will receive a Certificate of Participation at the end of the CTF.

Are you up for the challenge to snatch our top 3 medals? 

Grab a friend (or 3) to SIGN UP NOW:

https://forms.gle/unVziapcWXHf7cAw5 

For any enquiries, please drop us a message at committee@dismgryphons.com

Gryphons Connect Series (GCS) 2021

 DISM Gryphons is having its first run of the Gryphons Connect Series (GCS) 2021!

Come join us for a series of 1-hour talks and webinars to get insights into the InfoSec field from 22 September to 26 September! 

This year, we have had the privilege of inviting back our SP DISM alumni and distinguished external speakers who have generously offered to share their knowledge and experiences in the field to beginning students like us. 

 Don't miss this opportunity to learn from their genuine stories and skills, and we hope that you will enjoy yourself!

 Join us for the series of webinars over MS Teams:

https://forms.gle/H7o9Zybp4Gpb9WG8A 

Gryphons Connect Series (GCS) 2021

Join us for the series of webinars over MS Teams:

https://forms.gle/H7o9Zybp4Gpb9WG8A 

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Singapore Poly student and Lee Kuan Yew Award recipient wants to prove women can thrive in tech industry.

28 Apr 2021. Singapore Poly student and Lee Kuan Yew Award recipient wants to prove women can thrive in tech industry.

Chua Min Min, Diploma in Infocomm Security Management
(Class of 2021)

Awards: Lee Kuan Yew Award

Who Says Females Can’t Thrive In IT?


At a young age, a Korean drama series featuring a team of cyber investigators who solved cybercrimes fascinated Chua Min Min. The teenager realised how cybercrimes can wreak havoc on the world and understood the importance of cybersecurity in an ever evolving high-tech world. Despite this new realisation, Min Min had her heart set on studying accountancy as she was interested in the subject since primary school.

However, Min Min’s curiosity for technology did not wane. After consulting her secondary school teacher and with his encouragement, Min Min took a leap of faith and applied for Singapore Polytechnic (SP)’s Diploma in Infocomm Security Management (DISM) as her first choice. Looking back, she had no regrets.

Thursday, January 21, 2021

2021 Joint Admissions Exercise posting results to be released next Thursday

 SINGAPORE: The posting results for the 2021 Joint Admissions Exercise (JAE) will be released at 9am on Jan 28, the Ministry of Education said on Thursday (Jan 21).

Students can obtain their posting results through the JAE Internet System or SMS.

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Applicants posted to polytechnics and the Institute of Technical Education (ITE) will receive a letter from their respective institutions on the enrolment details.

Source: https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/joint-admissions-exercise-jae-posting-results-2021-jan-28-14010276

Monday, January 18, 2021

Appealing for a place in a polytechnic or JC

It is not the end of the world if you cannot get a place in your choice polytechnic or junior college with your O-level results. Senior Education Correspondent Sandra Davie explains the appeal process for a JC place and options to switch poly courses.

Q: What happens if I am not successful in getting a polytechnic place in the course I applied for? Can I appeal? What if I want to get in by switching to another course?

A: Yes, you may submit an appeal from 9am on Jan 28 to 4pm on Feb 2 on the Joint Admissions Exercise (JAE) Online Appeal Portal.

More details at: https://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/parenting-education/appealing-for-a-place-in-a-polytechnic-or-jc