If you’re headed down to Nanyang Polytechnic’s (NYP) Open House on 5 to 7 January, boy are you in for a treat. Not only has NYP planned a plethora of fun activities, showcases and workshops, they even have a Night Open House on 6 January for you to experience NYP at night! Here are 11 must-catch highlights over the entire NYP OH.
School Your Parents
Setting your educational pathway is a decision that should also involve your parents’ input. Help them get updated with the Choices After ‘O’s Parents’ Seminar, where they’ll gain more insights on post-secondary and post-ITE options, as well as learn tips to help you through the process and beyond so you won’t have to handle it alone. This talk isn’t just for parents, so pull up a chair and learn useful tips on how to join your preferred course, entry requirements for Joint Admissions Exercise, Polytechnic Foundation Programme, and more.
The Choices After ‘O’s Parents’ Seminar will be held on 6 January (Friday), 7pm at the NYP Auditorium. Sign up here for the seminar!
Course and Career Exhibition
Undecided on which course to pursue or the career options available for your diploma of choice? Head to NYP Auditorium Lobby (Blk A, Central, Level 1) to find out all about NYP’s 47 diploma courses, including their new Diploma in Sustainable Architectural Design. There, you’ll be able to speak to experienced NYP lecturers and students across all seven schools, and learn more about NYP – its vibrant campus life, exciting CCAs, yummy food, learning experiences, and more.
Be A Potential Scholarship Recipient
Scoring a scholarship boosts your résumé, provides great networking opportunities, and also eases financial load – learn about some of the rewarding scholarships that NYP has to offer through the National Precision Engineering Scholarship (NPES) Seminar (7 January, 1pm onwards, two sessions available) and Scholarships @ School of IT Seminar (7 Jan, 11am). The former is offered to eligible students who enrol into NYP’s Diploma in Digital & Precision Engineering, while the latter offers various bond-free scholarships and opportunities available at School of IT.
Date: 7 January (Saturday)
Time: Session 1 – 1pm to 2:30pm, Session 2 – 3:30pm to 5pm
Venue: Blk S, Level 2, Lecture Theatre S-2, School of Engineering
Click here for more info
Scholarships @ School of IT Seminar
Date: 7 January (Saturday)
Time: 11am to 1pm
Venue: Blk L, Level 3, Conference Room L.319, School of Information Technology
For registration or enquiries, please contact Mr Lawrence Tham at Lawrence_Tham@nyp.edu.sg or 6550 1711.
NYP Scholarships & NYP-Industry Scholarships
Visit the Admissions Information Booth at the Course & Career Exhibition at Auditorium Lobby, Blk A, Level 1, for more information on these prestigious, bond-free scholarships awarded by NYP and their distinguished industry partners.
Get Toured Around Like A VIP
Check out NYP’s state-of-the-art facilities with ease by signing up for a guided school tour! Led by NYP student guides, view innovative projects created by students and soak up NYP’s learning environment – this will be the best way to ensure you get the full NYP experience without getting lost amidst the hustle and bustle.
Sign up for a guided school tour at the Tour Registration Counter, Atrium, Blk A, Central, Level 1.
Get Legit Career Advice
If you have totally no inkling of what you’d like to pursue, approach NYP’s Education & Career Guidance (ECG) Centre where their ECG Counsellor will shed some light on the possible career paths that are suitable for your personality, interests and strengths via career profiling. Even if you do have an idea of what you’d like to do in the future, it wouldn’t hurt to get some professional advice to help you advance further.
Career Interest Profiling (CIP) sessions run at 10.30am, 12.00pm, 2.30pm, 4.00pm daily.
Make Your Own Gear
Self-designed T-shirts, costumes, plush toys, robots, bespoke furniture, gadgets, skateboards and more – check out how NYP students create new innovations and get the chance to make your own swag at NYP’s MakerSpace (Blk P, Level 2). We foresee this spot to be pretty popular, so get there earlier to snag yourself some personalised gear.
Listen To Young Talent
Watch the finalists of NYP Jam! sing their hearts out onstage in the final showdown – be it dynamic soloists or charismatic bands, the competition will be one to remember. Plus, you’ll get to see Mediacorp 987 DJ, Sonia Chew up close as she hosts this exciting event.
The NYP Jam! finals will be happening at the NYP Night Open House on 6 January (Friday), from 7pm to 9pm at Atrium Stage, Blk A, Central, Level 1.
Watch An Exciting Dance Battle
There’s always something extra exciting about street dance competitions, and the NYP Groove! Finals will not disappoint. Gathering the best dance crews across the secondary schools and ITEs, this NYP signature event promises an epic finale as each team battles it out for the top spot.
The NYP Groove! Finals will be happening on 7 January (Saturday), from 1pm to 2:30pm at Atrium Stage, Blk A, Central, Level 1.
Catch The Sam Willows ‘Live’
Photo: Sony Music
Fans of local bands The Sam Willows and The Summer State rejoice! These popular acts will be performing at the NYP Night Open House from 6pm to 7pm as part of NYPTV on Air ‘Live’, so head over to the Atrium Stage (Blk A, Central, Level 1) to catch ’em live.
Eat Your Heart Out
There will be plenty of food to feast on at NYP campus at super affordable prices, but there will be free nosh too! Swensen’s ice cream, popcorn, and candy floss will be available during the Night Open House, while there’ll be a a Grab-All You-Can candy booth stationed at the Atrium all throughout the Open House! Simply flash your secondary school ID and you’ll be able to grab as many of your favourite snacks as you can manage, completely for free. Where do we sign up?
Chill and Play
Take advantage of NYP’s recreational facilities: their student recreation centre is open to public during the Open House and it has a cafe, pool table, air hockey tables, jamming and karaoke rooms, and even a gym. Just snag a spot and game away!
NYP Open House details:
Date: 5 to 7 January 2017
Time: 10am – 6pm daily
Venue: 180 Ang Mo Kio Ave 8
NYP Night Open House
Date: 6 January
Time: 6pm – 11pm
We hope you’ll have an awesome time at the NYP OH 2017! Click here for a digital map of the NYP campus and here for more info on NYP OH.