The A to Z Guide to SP

It is quite impossible to describe what Singapore Polytechnic has to offer in so few words, but we will give it a go. From our scenic hilltop to spiffy new buildings and enviable facilities, here’s the A to Z guide to SP.

AeroHub

Our state-of-the-art AeroHub is equipped with facilities for Diploma in Aeronautical Engineering (DARE) and Diploma in Aerospace Engineering (DASE) students. It houses an A4SU Super Skyhawk and the UH1H Huey Helicopter, and more!

BASF at SP

The Newtrition Lab Asia Pacific is the first ever to be set up by BASF in a Singaporean tertiary institution.Third-year students from the Diploma in Food Science and Technology (DFST) and Diploma in Nutrition Health and Wellness (DNHW) will have the opportunity to intern there

Cyber Wargame Centre

Tired of classrooms? For Diploma in Infocomm Security Management (DISM) students, there is the Cyber Wargame Centre, where they are trained in setting up network defences, launching attacks, conducting forensics investigation and performing malware analysis.

Design Thinking

Unique to SP, Design Thinking helps our students conceive innovative solutions based on real user needs. Eager to solve challenging problems in the 21st century? We will teach you the ropes.

Engineering
If you didn’t know this, SP is Singapore’s first engineering school. With a strong focus on practical application, our engineering students perfect their know-how in our various laboratories, workshops and simulated work environments.

Food

Six food courts, Long John Silver’s, KFC, McDonald’s, Starbucks, Ya Kun, Subway, the list goes on and on. No matter the craving, there will be something to satisfy you.

Graduates
Singapore Polytechnic traces its beginnings back to 1954. Since then, more than 195,000 graduates have passed through our doors. Some of our notable alumni are Tanya Chua and Shih Choon Fong, the former President of National University of Singapore.

Hectares
Spanning 38 hectares, SP is about the size of 40 football fields. Don’t worry, there is the SP Mobile app to help you find your way.

Internships

Want to make your dream of working at big brand companies a reality? At SP, our students are offered the chance of a lifetime to embark on internships locally or abroad.

Jobs

Life Ready. Work Ready. World Ready. That’s not just SP’s mission, it is how our graduates describe themselves too. You are set to conquer the world as a Singapore Polytechnic graduate.

Krav Maga

The term was derived from Hebrew, which means ‘Contact Combat’. Krav Maga is a life-saving self-defense system – also a club in SP!

Life@SP

With more than 100 CCA clubs, Life@SP is a smorgasbord of new experiences. If that’s not enough, there are annual events like Arts Fiesta and CCA Carnival. There is never a dull moment at SP.

MRT

Easily accessible from anywhere in Singapore, Dover MRT is right at our doorstep. Getting to your class on time will be a breeze.

Number of Diplomas

Here at SP, we offer 46 diploma courses so there is surely something for everyone. Whether your interest is in landscape architecture or drama and psychology, we have it all. Spoilt for choice, am I right?

Overseas Opportunities

Broaden your horizons at SP and see the world with us. Sign up for the Overseas Social Innovation Programme (OSIP) or intern abroad under our Overseas Industrial Training Programme (OITP).

Perfumery and Cosmetics Science

SP’s Diploma in Perfumery and Cosmetic Science is the only local diploma programme that provides training in chemistry with applications in perfumery and cosmetic science. Sharpen your senses and you will realise that beauty is not only skin deep.

Quality Education

Have we mentioned that the education you will receive in SP is world-class? Our friendly lecturers, not mention caring too, are industry experts with years of experience under their belts!

Recreational Facilities

An Olympic-sized pool, a bouldering wall, squash courts, tennis courts, a bowling alley, and many more amenities are open to all SP students.

SEN Centre

First of its kind among institutes of higher learning, SP’s Special Education Needs (SEN) Centre is equipped with a rest area and assistive technology devices to empower students with special needs.

Tutor

We strongly believe in mentorship, so at SP all of our students are assigned a Personal Tutor (PT). He or she will be a lecturer, and you may approach your PT for their assistance with your studies or personal problems.

University after SP

Many doors will be open to you after getting your diploma at SP. You will be well-prepared for university should you choose that route, if you don’t believe us, ask the seniors.

Volunteering

Our students are big on giving back to society, both here and abroad. Leo Club and GoServe are some of SP’s student organisations and programs that are full of heart.

Welfare

You’d notice that study areas are open for longer periods before exams for students to spend more time revising. Look out for SP Students’ Union (SPSU) handing out sweet treats and goodies to boost motivation!

X-change

Suffer no more from wanderlust and hop onto a plane for the exchange trip that you have always dreamt of. Grab the opportunity to learn about a new culture and widen your perspectives.

Young Talents

Enterprising, innovative, creative, unafraid to break new ground, original, imaginative…there are so many ways to describe SP students.

Zenith

Zenith, which refers to the time at which something is at its most powerful or successful, can be another word to describe your achievements at SP. Discover who you are and where your passions lie at SP.