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School Overview

    • Founded:
    • 1963
    • Size:
    • Large (>15,000 students)
    • Type:
    • Public
    • Category:
    • Vocational,pre-U,lifelong learning
    • Specialization:
    • N/A
    • Climate:
    • Tropical
    • Location:
    • 535 Clementi Road, Singapore, 599489
    • Phone:
    • +6564666555
    • Setting:
    • Urban

The History of Ngee Ann Polytechnic

Ngee Ann Polytechnic (Abbreviation: NP) is an institution of higher learning in Singapore with more than 14,800 full-time and 3,000 part-time students, 1,800 staff, and 148,000 alumni. As an industry-oriented alternative to a broader based junior college education, it equips polytechnic graduates in Singapore with industry-specific skills. Many polytechnic graduates start work upon graduation while others continue to complete university degrees. In contrast to polytechnics in the United States and UK, polytechnics in Singapore admit the majority of their students after secondary school which is after 10 years of formal education. Diplomas in a specialised area of study, for example Biomedical Science, are awarded after completing 3 or 2 years of studies.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.

Academic Highlights

Ngee Ann Polytechnic is most famous for its School of Film & Media Studies, which is one of the earliest schools in Singapore to teach film-making. Diplomas in a specialized area of study, for example Biomedical Science, are awarded after completing 3 or 2 years of studies. The polytechnic also offers diplomas, post-diplomas, earn & learn programmes, short courses and silver programmes for adult learners through the CET Academy.

Life in Ngee Ann Polytechnic

Ngee Ann Polytechnic has the following Sports and recreation: Convention Centre, Sports Complex,Music Box,  Seventy3, Studio 27, [email protected], The [email protected], apartment block for students, The Attic, Eco-Pond, Atrium, Student Plaza, POPULAR, Lifestyle Library, GymWerkz, Adventure Park, Swimming Pool (Olympic-sized), Basketball court, Tennis court (Rooftop), Track and Field, Squash court, Futsal court, Netball court, Optometry Centre, Green Mall, and many more!The college is well equipped with digitalized amenities like AI-enabled chat bots to help students with any query, facial recognition technology in classrooms to take attendance and explore engagement levels, density trackers at various locations to give updates on crowd dispersion for easy and smooth access, and excellent digital healthcare facilities.

School Ranking

Ngee Ann Polytechnic ranked #1 Polytechnic & Private Institutions in Singapore


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Notable Alumni

NP has a list of a few notable alumni that includes Anthony Chen (a 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 (Programme Director at MediaCorp 93.3FM), Derrick Hoh (Music Artist), Hazlina Abdul Halim (Television Presenter), Jamie Yeo (Presenter at ESPN and Radio DJ at Gold 90.5FM), Jean Danker (Radio DJ at MediaCorp Class 95FM), Joshua Simon (Radio DJ at Kiss 92FM), Lee Li Lian (Member of Parliament, Singapore)

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SUTD's acceptance rate is estimated to be 20%.

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