With the lack of sheltered slopes, considerate passers-by and lifts, the physically challenged in NP have few options during bad weather
The annual monsoon weather is a regular annoyance, but this pain would be amplified if we were paraplegic.
In the February 2010 issue of npTribune, reporter Kenneth Chan wrote an article following the passing of IT [...]
As shiploads of visitors are anticipated for our annual Red Camp and Open House, npTribune finds out how our students help convert the visitors to permanent residents.
Word of mouth is a powerful marketing tool and the students form the “frontline” that help make the annual Red Camp and Open House a great success.
Each school has [...]
On Oct 25, secondary school students filled the Convention Centre, vying for a medal in the Marine & Offshore Challenge 2011.
The event was organised for the purpose of publicising the maritime industry in Singapore.
“We organised this event to raise awareness of (this industry) and to generate interest by showing how exciting it is,” says Ms [...]
On Oct 30, students from the School of Film & Media Studies (FMS) were treated to a delightful night at Marina Bay Sands where they saw the beloved Disney classic The Lion King come to life on stage.
The event was fully subsidised by FMS and was organised to recognise and reward the efforts and good [...]
It was a technophile’s dream come true at the NP Convention Centre, where a lineup of robot ‘athletes’ competed against each other in the 8th Annual Bull’s Eye Competition.
Brought to fruition by the Automation & Mechatronic Systems (AMS) course of the School of Engineering (SoE) in NP, the competition aimed to publicise the course among [...]
The School of Engineering’s (SoE) Green Competition recently saw its biggest turnout ever with the participation of 27 secondary schools this year.
This year’s theme, Sustainable Architecture, saw 44 teams building structures out of satay sticks to place under the pressure of weights to find out which structure could withstand the heaviest load.
On top of that, [...]
On Sep 30, 16 teams of secondary school students gathered in the open area in Basement 1 of Ang Mo Kio Hub, in a bid to try win the Create Tomorrow Competition.
The competition is an annual event that aims to encourage creativity and science to positively impact people’s lives.
There, the schools competed in two categories: [...]
On Oct 28, the Ngee Ann Kongsi foundation presented for $9 million to NP.
This donation is an annual gift from the organisation. This money is then used for NP’s various student development programmes.
For example, this money may fund overseas trips for the students for a few months.
Mr Chia Mia Chiang, the principal of NP, says, [...]
Microsoft Singapore makes it possible for our students to stand out in the IT industry.
Second-year Information Technology (IT) students specialising in Mobile Business Application are off to a great start in the new semester as they get to attend guest lecturers by Microsoft staff and try out the company’s latest hardware.
This is the result of [...]
Always the attention grabber, the organisers at Ideawerkz created a threeweek long campaign in order to promote their competition, namely, the Ideawerkz Innovation Challenge 2011.
First, Ideawerkz Advocates went around distributing some 2,250 sticks and cups of ice cream to encourage students to take part in the challenge.
For Halloween, Ideawerkz Advocates dressed up in costumes to [...]