On 8 Nov 2013, a strange phenomenon swept through the Library, Innovillage and T4 blocks. Instead of sitting at their desks and listening to lectures, students were moving quickly out of their classrooms and heading towards the car park at Innovillage. In the library, students were rushing out, some even leaving their precious laptops behind. … Read More
Formerly a practicing architect in the industry with his own small company and then a senior lecturer at the School of Architecture and Built Environment, Ken is now Director of the Department of Student Development. Ken credits his impressive resume to SP, for he was once a student of SP himself, having graduated from the … Read More
From student to lecturer, Nantha’s journey with SP took another turn when he became Section Head of Nautical Studies in 1991 and then Deputy Director of the Singapore Maritime Academy in 2007. In the final instalment of his story, Nantha tell us about his life in management.
What were some challenges you faced being in … Read More
Nantha’s life with SP didn’t end with his graduation from the Pre-sea Course. In fact, he returned to SP several times to obtain his various Certificates of Competency before joining as a lecturer in the School of Nautical Studies in 1985. Here, Nantha tells us all about life after the Pre-sea Course.
What did you … Read More
Just recently, Nantha Kumar, Senior Lecturer with the Singapore Maritime Academy, received a Long Service Award for thirty years of service to Singapore Polytechnic. However, when asked, Nantha will tell you that he has been with SP for longer than that: forty-four years to be exact. For him, Poly began in 1969 when he joined … Read More
In the last instalment of Stanley’s exciting adventures, he brings us back to SP and his most memorable event within campus. While touring the world and experiencing the different cultures across the globe is great fun, there is still no place like home.
“Other than events overseas, I have also covered a few memorable happenings … Read More
In this second instalment, Stanley Soo continues to tell us about his memorable experiences of covering SP overseas events. In this case, his job takes him all the way out of Asia and into Central Europe.
“The furthest I had to travel to cover an event for SP was in 2009 when I went to … Read More