The History of Singapore Institute of Technology
The Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT or Singaporetech) is the fifth autonomous university in Singapore. Established in 2009, SIT is Singapore's first university of applied learning. An autonomous university in Singapore. The university offers industry-focused, applied degree programmes; it confers its own degree programmes as well as specialised degree programmes with overseas universities.
The university's degree programmes are grouped into five clusters: Engineering (ENG), Chemical Engineering and Food Technology (CEFT), Infocomm Technology (ICT), Health and Social Sciences (HSS), and Design and Specialised Businesses (DSB). The university offers degree programmes conferred by themselves and also those by its overseas university partners. The university began enrolling its inaugural cohort of students for its own degree programmes in academic year 2014–2015 after becoming the official fifth university of Singapore
Life in Singapore Institute of Technology
Student clubs, run by your peers, bring fellow sportsmen and hobbyists together to pursue a range of interests and passions. Play a sport, practise martial arts, engage in arts and culture or be involved in a number of special interests projects.
SIT has been lately ranked position 5870 in the world ranking program.
SIT accepts applicants with diplomas from the 5 local Polytechnics, NUS High School, 2 local Arts Institutions, A levels and International Baccalaureate (IB) Qualifications. Adult learners may also apply for admission. Beside grades, applicants are admitted based on experiences, co-curricula activities and passion for the degree programmes.In 2017, 14,000 applicants competed for 2,600 places in 41 degree programmes. 80 per cent of applicants were polytechnic diploma holders and 17 per cent were A-level holders.
Some of the noted alumni of the university include Cherine Siew - a specialist in Embedded Systems and Data Encryption, Bee Ching Kong- a specialist in Electronics Circuit Design and Testing (DCM and Information Systems for Automotive Industry), and Choon Lee Chew - Electronics Circuit Design and Semiconductor Fabricat.
The estimated acceptance rate is 55%.