We constantly nurture new industry partnerships to improve the quality of our studentsí education. We are committed to providing our students with innovative learning platforms and a robust and multidisciplinary curriculum aimed at equipping them with industry-relevant expertise.
|•||Ngee Ann's School of Engineering signed a research collaboration agreement with HDB to cover student projects on rainwater quality studies and phytoremediation studies. Final-year students from the Environmental & Water Technology, Civil & Environmental Engineering and Sustainable Urban Design & Engineering courses are involved in the projects.|
|•||Ngee Ann, together with Unity Technologies (UTech), set up a Game Design & Development Centre to train School of InfoComm Technology students in the areas of game art, design and development, and give them a head-start in an industry dominated by big players. The centre will enable aspiring game technopreneurs to work in multidisciplinary teams under the mentorship of industry game practitioners. The students will be trained to use the award-winning Unity Pro 3D game engine. UTech will provide opportunities for student internships, immersions and study trips through its network of game companies.|
|•||The School of InfoComm Technology has also partnered Microsoft Singapore to build a pool of mobile application developers in Singapore. Microsoft will conduct guest lectures and provide hardware for students who specialise in Mobile Business Application (MBA).|
|•||Under a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), the School of Health Sciences (HS) and SATA CommHealth will award bursaries and graduation prizes worth up to $42,000 to HS students over three years. One such bursary, the Robert Lau Nursing Bursary, will be given out to two students from low-income families every year.|
|•||The Environmental & Water Technology Centre of Innovation (EWTCOI) signed an MOU with PUB to explore innovative solutions to water issues. Possible areas of collaboration include optimisation of membrane systems in water treatment and new biological and advanced engineering techniques of water purification.|
|•||EWTCOI also signed an MOU with the Zuckerberg Institute for Water Research at Ben Gurion University in Israel to work on R&D projects of mutual benefit. The projects will focus on membrane development and water treatment applications.|
|•||Over the next three years, EWTCOI will increase its capacity and resources to cater to more small-and-medium-sized enterprise (SME) projects and to meet the increased demand for its R&D and consultancy services. To support the expansion plan, the centre received a boost from the $10.3 million given by SPRING Singapore and Ngee Ann Polytechnic.|