Ngee Ann Polytechnic

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Ngee Ann Polytechnic
义安理工学院
Politeknik Ngee Ann
Information
Opened 1963
Address 535 Clementi Rd, Singapore 599489
Principal Mr Clarence Ti
Chairman Mr Tang Kin Fei
Deputy Principal Ms Looi Mei Fong
Abbreviation NP
Area 33.6 hectares
Mission A future-ready institution that prepares our learners to be life ready, work ready and world ready.
Vision A caring community of inspired learners committed to serve with mastery.
Motto Passion for learning. Values for life.

Ngee Ann Polytechnic (NP) is a polytechnic located in Bukit Timah. As an industry-oriented alternative to a broader based junior college education, polytechnic graduates in Singapore are sought after for work or many continue to complete university degrees. Polytechnics admit majority of its students after secondary school which is after 10 years of formal education. Diplomas in a specialised area of study are awarded after completing 3 years of studies.

History

The polytechnic was established in 1963 as Ngee Ann College with 116 students. The current campus size is 33.6 hectares located in Clementi Road, Singapore. The polytechnic offers 44 full-time diploma courses covering diverse interests from business, design and environment, media and the humanities to engineering, technology, health and life sciences.The courses are offered through 9 academic schools, School of Business and Accountancy, School of Engineering, School of Humanities and social sciences, School of Life Sciences and Chemical Technology, School of Interdisciplinary studies, School of Infocommunications Technology, School of Film and Media Studies and School of Design and Environment. The polytechnic also offers diplomas, post-diplomas, Earn & Learn Programmes, short courses and silver programmes for adult learners through the CET Academy.

Notable Alumni

  • Anthony Chen - Filmmaker and first Singaporean to win the Camera d'Or award in the Cannes Film Festival
  • Alan Tam - Music Artiste
  • Alaric Tay- Actor
  • Andie Chen - Actor
  • Boo Junfeng - Filmmaker
  • Cruz Teng – Former Programme Director at MediaCorp 93.3FM
  • Derrick Hoh - Music Artiste
  • Douglas Gan - Serial Entrepreneur and Angel Investor
  • Jamie Yeo - Presenter at ESPN and Radio DJ at Gold 905FM
  • Jean Danker - Radio DJ at Class 95FM
  • Joshua Simon - Radio DJ at Kiss 92FM
  • Lee Li Lian - Member of Parliament, Singapore
  • Maddy Barber - Radio DJ at Kiss 92FM
  • Nick Teo - Actor
  • Richard Yeo Swee Chye - Scientist, Inventor & Founder of SuperUSA Nutrition Inc & Multi Sensing Inc
  • Shane Pow - Actor
  • Sim Wong Hoo - Founder of Creative Technology
  • Tzang Merwyn Tong - Filmmaker
  • Vanessa Fernandez - Music Artiste and Programme Director at MediaCorp 987FM
  • Vernetta Lopez - Radio DJ at MediaCorp Gold 90.5FM
  • Gerald Koh - Radio DJ at MediaCorp 987FM

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