|The learning experiences of 1,325 Ngee Ann Polytechnic (NP) students were enriched and enhanced after they went on overseas study trips. Here are some examples of how their horizons were broadened.
|•||Soh Rui Yi, a second-year Arts & Business Management student (third from left), went to London on a Talent in the Arts Grant scheme, which gives deserving students the opportunity to be trained by renowned instructors or attend master classes both locally and abroad. Rui Yi took dance lessons at the Central School of Ballet in London.|
|•||Fifteen Aerospace Technology students went on a two-week study trip to Brisbane, Australia, where they attended practical lessons at Aviation Australia, a leading aviation training organisation in the Asia Pacific region. They also visited the Boeing Training and Flight Services Centre where they had the opportunity to fly a Boeing 737 in an aircraft simulator.|
|•||A group of 32 International Business students went on a five-day trip to Hong Kong and Shenzhen as part of a second-year module in International Purchasing. They saw how overseas wholesale markets operate and gained valuable insights into international purchasing processes and techniques. They learnt how to source for suitable merchandise from suppliers in Hong Kong and Shenzhen and bulk-purchase the products for marketing in Singapore.|
|•||Twenty-four Hotel & Leisure Facilities Management students went on a study trip to Hanoi and Sapa in Vietnam. They gained valuable learning experience relating to sustainability design and green practices in mountain resort and hotel properties.|
|•||Twenty-five Veterinary Bioscience students went on an eco-education trip to Sandakan, Borneo, which is known for its rich eco-systems and wildlife. They visited the Sandakan Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre, Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary, Kinabatangan River and the Gomantong Caves. They also observed wildlife ranging from elephants to birds and bats, and learnt how endangered animals are cared for.|
|•||Environmental & Water Technology students Anabelle Yeo Hui Jia (photo) and Low Zhan Hong were nominated by the National Environment Agency to attend the Tunza International Children & Youth Conference on Environment held in Bandung, Indonesia.|