OSG Monthly Republic Polytechnic
• Office of Student and Graduate Affairs • Jan 2016 •
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IVP Swimming AY2015
RP Swim Team emerged as Overall Champion for IVP Swimming Championship AY 2015/2016 with 16 Golds, 6 Silvers and 3 Bronzes!
RPSC OBS Leadership Camp
A group of students from the 13th Republic Polytechnic Student Council (RPSC) went on a 5 days and 4 nights Outward Bound Singapore (OBS) camping trip last October - an event which was an unprecedented first.
Anti-drug Video Competition
The Anti-Drug Video Competition organised by Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) is back! CNB is inviting students and youths aged between 13 and 25 to produce an animation video or a short film to remind their peers that drugs are addictive, hard to break away and inspire them to stay drug free!
The themes for M.A.D (Make A Difference) 2015 Showcase and Awards were “Walk the Ground, Be Inspired” and “Changing Perspectives”.
ISLP: STA Painting Group to Cambodia
On the 28th September 2015, a group of Design for User Experience (DDUX) students along with two lecturers set foot in Cambodia, Siem Reap Province for a 12-day International Service-Learning Project (ISLP).
A Mentee’s Story
In wrapping up the nominations for the “100 Most Appreciated Mentors Award AY2015/16”, we have selected a student’s heart-felt appreciation and thanks for his mentor.
Student’s Reflection: M.A.D Sharing Session
"I learned we need to be mindful when we interact with others with intellectual disabilities, such as those who have epilepsy or Down Syndrome. We should treat them fairly, like how ...."
POL-ITE Taekwondo Championships 2015
On November 21 and 22, Republic Polytechnic Taekwondo (RPTKD) took part in the annual POL-ITE TAEKWONDO CHAMPIONSHIPS 2015. Competitors in this tournament came from 6 different institutes, (Polytechnics and ITE) and competed in two different categories known as “Poomsae” and “Kyorugi”.
Sports Excellence Award Nomination
The Annual Sports Excellence Award is back! The awards recognize the efforts and commitment of our outstanding Republic Polytechnic sportsmen and sportswomen. Do nominate your fellow schoolmates and athletes who have done us proud over the past year!
Steps for Good Challenge 2015
Steps for Good Challenge is a collaboration project with Health Promotion Board (HPB) to challenge RP staff and students to clock as many steps as possible between the period of 26 Oct – 18 Dec so as to encourage RP community to lead a healthier lifestyle.
Cheerleading SOT Taiwan Trip
On the 26th December 2015, Rexaz Cheerleading embarked on another overseas exchange and training trip to Taiwan with Shih Hsin University (SHU) Cheerleading Team. In just 3 days, we learnt a lot of techniques from Shih Hsin University Cheerleading and forged many new friendships and grew as a team.
Young Athlete Development Programme 2015
On 5 December 2015, 25 student athletes from Athletic, Floorball F and Soccer F IG organised a 1-day sports clinic for 60 children, between the ages of 5 to 7 with special needs at the RP Sports Complex.
LSLP Project Infinity - EIPIC Family Day with Ang Mo Kio Centre
Thye Hua Kwan Moral Society (THKMS) Early Intervention Programme for Infants & Children (EIPIC) Centre is one of Service-Learning Club’s (SLC) key community partners. Due to the ongoing partnership with THKMS, we have named our project “Project Infinity.”
NYAA Physical Recreation: Challenge the Dragon, Brave the Waters
When it came to completing the Physical Recreation section of the National Youth Achievement Award (NYAA) programme, students from NYAA IG went the extra mile to attend dragon boating practices tirelessly every Saturday.