Singapore Association of Convention and Exhibition Organisers and Suppliers (SACEOS) 40th Anniversary Dinner 

TP was awarded and recognised as a SACEOS (Singapore Association of Convention and Exhibition Organisers and Suppliers) Pioneering Member at the SACEOS 40th Anniversary dinner in January 2020.

 

At the event, Diploma in Hospitality & Tourism Management students Lau Ying Ying, Amy Kow and Niki Go won the Rookie Award, which is given to outstanding interns in the MICE industry. The 3 students had served their internship at SingEx. 

 

We are also incredibly proud of our Diploma in Leisure & Events Management alumni, Yeoh Mon Han who won the Rockstar Award. This award is conferred to outstanding individuals in the MICE industry. Mon Han graduated in 2018.

 

The awards and recognition are testament of the impact our students and alumni continue to create in the vibrant MICE industry. 

Logistics & Operations Management Alumna Achieves Podium Finish at WorldSkills Kazan 2019

 

Rebecca Sim (pictured second from left), a graduate from the Diploma in Logistics & Operations Management, has emerged as the Silver Medallist in the Freight Forwarding Category at WorldSkills Kazan 2019.

 

The 45th WorldSkills concluded on 27 Aug 19 after four days of intensive competition. A total of 1,354 young competitors from 63 countries pitted their skills across 56 skills competitions.

 

Team Singapore has achieved commendable results, with 2 Gold, 1 Silver, 2 Bronze and 17 medallions, with a record 9th placing!

 

Rebecca did School of Business proud with a silver medal in Freight Forwarding against other skills and vocational training powerhouses including China, Germany and Russia! Teaching staff Jenny Leong and Benson Tan, the technical expert and coach respectively, were also at the site to guide Rebecca behind the scenes.

River Hongbao Hackathon (RHBHacks) 2020

A School of Business team comprising Diploma in Hospitality & Tourism Management alumni Tan Wei Jie and Li Wen Quan Winson and Diploma in Leisure and Events Management student Wayne Ang clinched the Most Innovative Award and Top 3 Finalists award in the River Hongbao Hackathon (RHBHacks) 2020.

 

Jointly organised by Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce & Industry and Mapletree Investments Pte Ltd, RHBHacks is a business challenge to foster youth entrepreneurship. Students from tertiary institutions were required to present business proposals to a panel of judges.

 

Our innovative and collaborative team of alumni and a third-year student spent two months exploring hawker centres in order to develop food-themed games as their business proposal, showcasing the spirit, culture and values that are symbolic of Singapore. The winning team walked away with a cash prize totalling $7, 500 and also had an opportunity to set up a stall at River Hongbao 2020 earlier this year. 

Singapore Human Resource Institute (SHRI) HR Hackathon 2019

A Human Resource Management & Development elective group of students from the Diploma in Business emerged as the winning team at the Singapore Human Resource Institute (SHRI) HR Hackathon 2019. Andre Ang, Lim Ru Xuan, Austin Chan Jin Wei, Pavanpreet Kaur and Sheryl Chang Jia Yuan edged out 16 other teams from the institutions of higher learning. 

 

Organised by SHRI, the HR Hackathon offers students a platform to develop an interest in HR and implement HR solutions to issues encountered by the HR industry. It required the competing teams to propose ideas and solutions to engage the future workforce meaningfully. 

 

The winning team developed and presented a digital solution which won the judges over - a prototype HR onboarding app with features including employee handbook, SOP, Forum, Trivia, Poll, Points system for rewards.

AsiaHospitalityCareers (AHC) Overseas Internship Video Contest 2020

Jannis Lim, a recent graduate from the Diploma in Hospitality & Tourism Management walked away with a $1,000 cash prize when she was declared the winner of the AsiaHospitalityCareers (AHC) Overseas Internship Video Contest 2020. Jannis’ winning entry showcased her Overseas Student Internship Programme at the Four Seasons Al Maryah Island, Abu Dhabi. Her deft video-editing skills and quality content curation suitably impressed the panel of judges.

 

Launched in 2017, the contest encourages students in various hospitality schools to share their overseas internship experience by submitting a series of 3 videos during their internship. Students from Temasek Polytechnic, Nanyang Polytechnic and Republic Polytechnic participated in the contest this year; they were required to share 3 videos on AHC’s Facebook page and post 1 summary video on Instagram. Winners were selected by an AHC panel and also determined by the number of likes and shares their video posts garnered on AHC’s Facebook page. 

Academic Awards 2020

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