Achievements

At SMC, we encourage our students to apply and deepen their classroom learning by participating in competitions and collaborating with industry partners and nonprofit/voluntary organisations. Below are some of their successes:

2018

Singapore Heritage Short Film Competition 2018

Singapore Heritage Short Film Competition 2018

Five students from Diploma in Mass Communication (DMC) won the Merit award for their video submission to the Student category of the Singapore Heritage Short Film Competition 2018 organised by the Singapore Film Society.

32nd YMCA Plain English Speaking Awards (PESA) 2018

32nd YMCA Plain English Speaking Awards (PESA) 2018

The 32nd YMCA Plain English Speaking Awards (PESA) 2018 Awards Presentation Ceremony took place on 21 Sep 2018 at ITE College Central, with Associate Professor Muhammad Faishal Ibrahim, Senior Parliamentary Secretary for MOE and MSF gracing the event as the Guest-of-Honour. Diploma in Mass Communication (DMC) student, Leow Li Qing, received her finalist award at the ceremony.

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Business Case Competition 2018

On 15 Aug 2018, SMC organised a Business Case Competition, focusing on motivation and its impact in organisations. RP students had the opportunity to delve deeper into the real world applications of motivational theories.

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SHRI HR Hackathon 2018

The first SHRI HR Hackathon, which brought together leaders in HR innovation and development, and aspiring young HR leaders of tomorrow was held on 13 to 14 Jul 2018. The hackathon’s theme of “Create, Engage, Innovate HR”, called for practical and creative solutions for the challenge statements chosen by sponsor organisations.

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Bloomberg Polytechnic Challenge 2018

The Bloomberg Polytechnic Challenge, organised by Bloomberg LLP, is a competition for the five Polytechnics in Singapore. Out of the many online entries, a final group of 30 polytechnic students are chosen for the stock pitch challenge.

2017

2017 - Project Rookie

2017 Project Rookie

Two student teams from RP School of Management and Communication were shortlisted to present their business plans at this year’s Project Rookie, with one team winning the case competition.

2017 - GCBPC

2017 Global Brand Planning Competition

Charmaine Bong, from the Diploma in Consumer Behaviour and Research, debated successfully in favour of extensive marketing for essential products at the 2017 Global Brand Planning Competition. Two SMC student teams were additionally invited by the Global Chinese Marketing Federation to present marketing proposals at the competition, and one clinched the Silver Category Award.

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Singapore Cancer Society Inter-Polytechnic Smoke-Free Competition

A team of Diploma in Mass Communication students clinched second place in the first public relations and marketing competition the diploma has ever participated in, beating 23 other teams from other more established communications schools.

2017 - FinEx

Financial Expedition 2017

A trio of RP students, which included a Diploma of Social Enterprise Management student, emerged second runner-up in the educational financial management–themed race around Singapore.

2016

2016 - SRC

The Strength of the Human Spirit Project

Staff and students from the Diploma in Mass Communication worked with the Singapore Red Cross to create videos, photo and an exhibition that commemorates the 5th Anniversary of the Great Japan Earthquake and Tsunami.

2016 - YCF

Citi–YMCA Youth for Causes 2016

Project Carnation, a student-led social enterprise helmed by SMC students, received a distinction award by the Citi–YMCA Youth for Causes initiative for their outstanding efforts to empower and advocate the social inclusion of people with disabilities.

2016 - HR Challenge

Singapore HR Challenge 2016

Two student teams from the Diploma in Human Resource Management with Psychology (DHRMP) competed in the grand finals of the Singapore HR Challenge, with one team clinching joint second place and a student, Dawn Loh Min Rui, receiving the Best Presenter Award.

2016 - Project Rookie

Project Rookie 2016

A quintet from RP School of Management and Communication (SMC) placed second in the 2016 Project Rookie case competition organised by Singapore Management University Business Society, in spite of their conflicting study and work commitments.

2016 - LFS collab

Collaboration with Lakeside Family Services

A team of Diploma of Social Enterprise Management students worked with Lakeside Family Services to help design, publicise and manage a volunteer recruitment drive for the voluntary welfare organisation.

2016 - AIWF

All In! Young Writers Festival 2016

A group of Diploma in Mass Communication students were appointed official student reporters for the All In! Young Writers Festival 2016 and impressed event organisers and participants alike with their journalistic and marketing chops.

2015

2015 - Barclays

Social Innovation Relay 2015

A team of Year 2 Diploma in Social Enterprise Management students came in third at the Social Innovation Relay 2015 national heats.

2015 - SEA Games

SingTel SEA Games Video Competition 2015

A video profile of a local para-athlete produced by a trio of Diploma in Mass Communication students edged out eight other student submissions to win the top prize at the 2015 SingTel SEA Games Video Competition.

2015 - Video

NYAA-GAHA SG50 Videography Competition

Three Diploma in Mass Communication students placed second in a SG50 video competition organised by the National Youth Achievement Award Council and the NYAA Gold Award Holders’ Alumni (GAHA).

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‘Local Champions, Global Leaders’ competition

Diploma in Mass Communication’s Team Mediamouth clinched second place in the Polytechnic Category B of the ‘Local Champions, Global Leaders’ SG50 competition.

2015 - SHRC

Singapore HR Challenge 2015

Two student teams from the Diploma in Human Resource Management with Psychology competed in the grand finals of the Singapore HR Challenge 2015, winning a Certificate of Commendation and a cash prize of $200 each.


2014

2014 - TSU

“2004 Asian Tsunami: Ten Years On” Singapore Red Cross photo exhibition

Fourteen Diploma in Mass Communication students filmed a documentary for the Singapore Red Cross about the rebuilding efforts in Sri Lanka after the devastating 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami.

2014 - Acceptance

Yellow Ribbon Project Video Competition 2014

Two module curriculum projects for the Diploma in Mass Communication programme won the top two prizes in a student video competition organised by the Yellow Ribbon Project.