What do a flea market in
the Singapore Management University, a café in International Plaza, a Syrian
Christian church in the Serangoon Road area and an entrepreneur in China have in
common? The answer: they all contain lessons on how ordinary Singaporeans can
start their own business.
Raft race brings plenty
of romance to the Singapore River
The Pro/E Design Competition 2004 prize presentation held last Wednesday, 10
March was a showcase of 3-D designs that made our budding mechanical engineers
look more like accomplished graphic illustrators.
There was certainly plenty of romance to go round at this year's Singapore River
Raft Race. A ‘Love Boat’ race, featuring real couples racing down the river was
one of the main highlights.
Exhibition on SP’s
history a hit with staff and students
Ride on the adventure of a
Singapore Polytechnic’s 50th Anniversary Exhibition themed “Opening Minds,
Shaping Lives” takes you on a real trip through SP’s rich history, including
paintings, videos and other long-forgotten items. The exhibition was a big hit
at the official launch of SP’s 50th Anniversary Celebrations and continues to
draw the curious Our latest guest contributor, former RSN Naval Officer Nicholas
Koh speaks out on the benefits of pursuing a maritime career, and why,
particularly if you love adventure.
SP graduate - first
foreigner elected to prestigious US Academy of Engineering
Striking out on his own
Yet another prominent SP graduate makes waves in international circles.
Professor Shih Choon Fong, now President of the National University of
Singapore, has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) in the
United States. Tributes and congratulatory messages have been pouring in as
Singapore Polytechnic celebrates its 50th anniversary. The Straits Times RECRUIT
meets a graduate who believes that the polytechnic has equipped him to blaze a
trail as an entrepreneur.
Visit the eCareerFair
@ Singapore Polytechnic
Alongside SP's 50th Anniversary celebrations, a Global Conference on Excellence
in Education and Training will be organised with the aim of promoting
educational excellence through creativity, innovation and enterprise. If you
haven't done so, register for the conference today! If you are looking for jobs
or job hunting tips, or need professional advice for your further studies, look
no further than to the 3rd Annual online career fair from 23 Feb 2004 to 4 April
2004. Over 500 diploma level vacancies from more than 40 Employers are offered.
This year’s event is also supported by the Workforce Development Agency.
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