Co-Curricular Activities

Discover your interests and fully realise your potential with about 80 co-curricular activities (CCAs) at RP to choose from.

School of Applied Science (SAS) Club

SAS Club 2020

The School of Applied Science (SAS) Club provides you with a myriad of activities and events. As our member, you will be able to organise and participate in RP and school-related events such as SAS Sports Day, Student Leader Workshop, Freshmen Orientation Programme & SAS Club Day.

Through these events, you will be able to hone your leadership skills, as they challenge your limits & push you to sharpen your interpersonal competency. Organise, execute, and involve yourself in these fun events while developing yourselves into leaders that give back to the community. Build character by forging strong bonds with your peers while stepping outside of your comfort zone and undergoing a journey of self-discovery.

You can click this website and follow us on our SAS IG to get to know us more.

We look forward to welcoming you to our SAS Club Family!

Advisors: Shaaron Tan, Jacqui Chong and Jeremy Wu

Astronomy IG

Astro IG

As part of the Astronomy IG, you have plenty of opportunities to interact with astronomers in Singapore. We organise evening get-togethers every Friday where you get to meet astronomers from other polytechnics and like-minded university students. We also collaborate in teaching the general public about the night sky.

Be sure to catch our key events:

  • 7pm every Friday at Galaxy CC observatory. Open to the public for viewing of stars. Students teach others.

  • Meteor showers at Galaxy CC - Lie down on the terrace and watch the meteor shower throughout the night.

Advisor: Ashray Ramachandran (Dr)

Conservation IG

Conservation IG

In Conservation IG, you  can participate in events both in and outside of RP to promote awareness of current environmental issues and challenges. Our aim is to encourage individuals to adopt a green lifestyle and do their part for the environment. 

Find out more about us here

Advisors: Laura Yap (Dr), Ishir Lim, Jayne Loh, Magdalene Tan, Wendy Wong

Eureka IG

Eureka IG

Eureka IG provides opportunities for you to discover and develop your interest in life sciences. Here, we aim to make you a young ambassador for applied science!

Be a student leader and get involved in activities that range from team bonding games and diploma-related fun activities to field trips and service learning. You could be designing the DBIO T shirt and DBIO Y1 camp, taking part in the Supermarket Run, or getting hands-on practice in managing exhibits, booth displays, projects and workshops at external events such as Biopharma Asia Convention and Science X-periment.

Advisors: Hon Sook Mei and Wong Jie Yun

Pharmaceutica IG

Pharmaceutical IG

At Pharmaceutica IG, we nurture passionate and socially responsible professionals in pharmaceutical sciences. Our mission is to engage our members through supplemental pharmaceutical sciences activities, build character and leadership skills in IG members, develop industry-ready skills and apply academic knowledge and skills to address healthcare needs in the community.

Some of the key events that we organise include Blood Donation Drive, Bone Marrow Donor Drive, Health Carnival, Suppository and Cream Making Workshops, Pharmacy and Industrial Company Visits.

Advisors: Neo Swee Lan, Josefina Seow, Low Wan Zi and Xie Yiming

Maven IG

Maven IG 2018

Maven IG gathers like-minded individuals who are keen to explore, learn and pass on knowledge to others about human health and disease.  At Maven IG, we aim to nurture you into trusted experts in the field of biomedical science by developing your technical and social skills through fun learning activities.

You will have opportunities to gain useful knowledge and skills that are applicable in biomedical research and clinical diagnostics through workshops, seminars, hands-on projects, interactions with industry professionals and external trips to organisations in the life science and healthcare industry.  You will also have the opportunity to cultivate social, teamwork, leadership and management skills when you take on the responsibility to organize educational, team bonding and service-learning activities for your fellow IG members.  Join us and get ready to be transformed into a maven!

Advisors: Cherry Chan, Siti Nurbaya Ramli and Gunjan Sibal

Makers IG

Makers Photo

Interested in 3D Printing and Creating products? At Makers IG, we will support you by providing a platform and equip you with the necessary technological tools to innovate on your ideas and make them a reality. We strive to form a community where RP students from all the schools can interact and share their knowledge to foster a Makers Spirit.

You will get the chance to attain useful transferable and prototyping skills that would be applicable in the working environment, along with gaining entrepreneurial skills. You will also get to exercise your teamwork, leadership, managerial skills as well as your creativity as you form teams to partake in events both hosted internally by our committee or external competitions.

Join us, and come to RP’s Makerspace to transform your ideas into marketable products.

Advisors: Aileen Wan, Chew Tong Howe and Lim Boon Hong

Marine Science IG

MSIG 2019-1

Interested in aquariums and fishkeeping? At Marine Science IG, we will support you as you develop your potential and skills as an aquarist. Regular talks by both RP staff and external industry speakers aim to feed you with knowledge and tips about how to better maintain your aquarium and the beautiful organisms living in it.

Join in the Trivia Games competition, where you get to test your existing knowledge of aquatic science and stand to win attractive prizes! The annual Aquarist week will include workshops for some hands-on actions.

Advisors: Ng Yi Long, Chiradip Chatterjee (Dr), and Jasmin Lim (Dr)