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Monday, September 21, 2020

CNA+ On The Red Dot: Young and Boss

 CNA spoke with SP Diploma in Business Administration student Harsh Dalal and Diploma in Information Security Management (DISM) graduate Dalton Ng on their entrepreneurial journey. Both Harsh and Dalton are among the youngest app developers in the industry.

For more details, please visit: https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/video-on-demand/asia-first-encore/cna-on-the-red-dot-young-and-boss-13124778

Tuesday, August 4, 2020

From almost dropping out of school to making Director's List, ITE student shares story of success

Being a Change Agent 

In secondary school, Ting Yuan had a notorious reputation and almost dropped out of school. Beneath the image of a problematic student was a youth struggling to break out of the poverty cycle. Over time, he came to realise that education can be an equaliser in social mobility so he resolved to give his best in studies.

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After ITE

Ting Yuan is currently pursuing a Diploma in Infocomm Security Technology at Singapore Polytechnic. After serving National Service, he plans to enter the workforce to gain useful industry experience and start supporting his family. Ting Yuan dreams of setting up his own IT company, developing apps and software that will enrich people’s life. Souce:

https://stomp.straitstimes.com/singapore-seen/from-almost-dropping-out-of-school-to-being-on-the-directors-list-ite-student-shares

Saturday, July 18, 2020

PolyFinTech100 API Hackathon 2020 competition - Results

Congratulations to our DISM year-2 students, for winning the 1st Place, under the Best Use Case for Sustainable Finance category, in the PolyFinTech 100 API Hackathon 2020 Competition, Category final, on 18 Jul 2020. 

The team, FlashCash, consisted of team leader, Chloe Ong WeiTing and members Wong Yik Leong and Chua Yi Le. The team walked away with cash prize of S$2,500.

Once again, well done!!! 

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Lee Kuan Yew award recipient who once studied in top junior college saw a different future in polytechnic

Article featured 28-year-old SP Diploma in Infocomm Security Management (DISM) graduate, Yang Anlin. Anlin arrived from China at the age of 11. He started his local education at the Primary Three level. Thinking that he had to work harder than his classmates to catch up, Anlin persevered and eventually became the top GCE O-Level student at his secondary school.

With his stellar results, Anlin decided to enrol in a top junior college. However, although he was doing well academically, he could not relate to his studies and found each school day stressful and painful. As a result, he shocked everyone by dropping out just four months before his GCE A-Level exam. After serving his National Service, he chanced upon SP’s Diploma in Infocomm Security Management (DISM) course
Intrigued by the modules and bright job prospects, Anlin realised that this was what he wanted to do. He worked hard and even won the Singtel Best Intern award when he interned at NCS Pte Ltd. For his excellent performance, he will be receiving the Lee Kuan Yew award and the IMDA Gold Medal. After graduating, Anlin will be working as an IT Security Consultant and hopes to play a big role in Singapore’s cyber defense. (Lianhe Zaobao, p5)

Source: https://www.sp.edu.sg/sp/news/sp/lee-kuan-yew-award-recipient-who-once-studied-in-top-junior-college-saw-a-different-future-in-polytechnic