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:

Genevieve Lee represented Catalogue Inc in receiving the award from Minister of State, Tan Kiat How who was the guest of honour at the ceremony.

DMC Students Shine at IPRS PRISM Awards 2021

Team Catalogue Inc, who took part in the SUSS Brand Challenge Competition in 2020, won the Institute of Public Relations (IPRS) PRISM Award under the Outstanding PR Project – Student category. The award ceremony was held on Wednesday, 15 December 2021.
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The two-minute long video produced by DMC students bagged them the top prize at the competition under the Young Adult category.

DMC Students Emerge as Champion at DrugFreeSG Video Competition 2021

A team of Diploma in Mass Communication (DMC) final year students emerged as champion at the DrugFreeSG Video Competition 2021 under the Young Adult category.
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Final year DCBR students Ricado Tang Wei Jie, Fong Le Yi Heidi, and Goh Zhong Sian won second place at the SUSS Analytics and Visualisation Challenge 2021.

DCBR Final Year Students Placed Second at SUSS Analytics and Visualisation Challenge 2021.

A team of Diploma in Consumer Behaviour & Research (DCBR) students – Ricado Tang Wei Jie, Fong Le Yi Heidi, and Goh Zhong Sian – won second place at the SUSS Analytics and Visualisation Challenge 2021.
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Team PRotatoes: (From left) Pawethra Pauwai d/o G Sarkunan, Irdina Marsya bte Noreffandy, Genevieve Lee, and Goh Si Qi Sylvia.

DMC Final Year Students Won Third Place at SUSS Brand Challenge 2021.

A group of final year students from Diploma in Mass Communication (DMC) won third place at the SUSS Brand Challenge 2021. They were rewarded with shopping vouchers worth $1,000 and were given a provisional offer of admission to the full-time Bachelor of Science in Marketing with Minor programme at Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS).
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Final year students from DMC emerged as overall winners of the SCS Interschool Competition 2021 under the Diploma/ITE Category.

Singapore Cancer Society (SCS) Interschool Competition 2021

A team of final year students from the School of Management and Communication’s Diploma in Mass Communication (DMC) emerged as champion in the Singapore Cancer Society (SCS) Interschool Competition 2021 under the Diploma/ITE Category.
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Two students from School of Management and Communication participated in this competition, Matius Chan (Diploma in Human Resource Management with Psychology) and Oliver Sim (Diploma in Consumer Behaviour & Research).

SMC participates in Singapore Futures Youth Competition 2021

Two students from School of Management and Communication participated in this competition, Oliver Sim (Diploma in Consumer Behaviour & Research) and Matius Chan (Diploma in Human Resource Management with Psychology).
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Introducing the teams from Diploma in Mass Communication (DMC)

PUB Splash Lab 2021

Three teams of students from the School of Management and Communication’s Diploma in Mass Communication (DMC) participated in PUB Splash Lab 2021, earlier in February. The water conservation campaign competition was organised by PUB, Singapore's National Water Agency and their agency-of-record, Tribal.
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Fariah Siham receiving her award at the North West Outstanding All Rounder Student (OARS) Award Ceremony.

North West Outstanding All Rounder Student Award 2021

Fariah Siham, a third-year student from the Diploma in Business and Social Enterprise (Currently known as Diploma in Business) won the North West Outstanding All Rounder Student (OARS) Award 2021.
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Team Catalogue inc emerged as champion at the SUSS Brand Challenge 2020. (Image provided by SUSS)

SUSS Brand Challenge 2020

With a total of 59 teams from various tertiary institutions participated in the SUSS Brand Challenge 2020, RP Teams Won Champion and Merit Award.
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RP’s Team Eliminator emerged as the first-runner up in the Micron NUS ISE Business Analytics Case Competition 2020

Micron NUS ISE Business Analytics Case Competition 2020

Team Eliminators, a group of students from SEG and SMC, emerged first runner-up in the Micron NUS ISE Business Analytics Case Competition 2020.
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Team Suskin

Samsung’s Solve for Tomorrow Competition 2020

Team Suskin, comprising of third-year School of Management and Communication students Wong Sok Wei and Ong Kai Lin, bagged two awards at the Samsung’s Solve for Tomorrow competition. The duo from Diploma in Consumer Behaviour & Research won the Grand Prize Champion and People’s Choice Award.
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Our students from Team Carry clinched the "Best Pitch" Award in Prudential Young Trailblazer 2020 with their winning idea of creating a voice activation app for research lab.

Prudential Young Trailblazer 2020

Our students from the School of Management and Communication and School of Applied Science clinched the “Best Pitch” Award in Prudential Young Trailblazer 2020, after battling it out with six other finalist teams. This is the second time Republic Polytechnic’s (RP) team clinched this award, having won it last year.
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IDARE Entrepreneurial Challenge

IDARE Entrepreneurial Challenge

A team of two Diploma in Consumer Behaviour & Research students won the Best Innovation Award and 2nd Runner Up award during the IDARE Pitch Day Finals held on 7 Feb 2020.
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From left, Lee Li Ying, Dong MeiXiang, Ham Su Yi, Samuel Timothy Yap, DHRMP Programme Chair Lee Chin Chin, and Assistant Programme Chair Irene Tan. SMC’s Team Eco Deli emerged as the first runner up at the Ideator Singapore 2019/20.

Ideator Singapore 2019/20

A team of four students from Diploma in Human Resource Management with Psychology emerged as the first runner up at the Ideator Singapore 2019/20 organised by SP Group and Republic Polytechnic.
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CAAS Planely Speaking

“Planely Speaking – Your Great Aviation Story” Competition

A team of 3 students from Diploma in Mass Communication (DMC) & Diploma in Social Enterprise Management (DSEM) - Odell Jeremiah Dass, Vennila d/o Asokan and Muhammad Amirul Haquim B BM, mentored by DMC lecturer Greg Danker, won 2 awards: Best Video and Audience Choice in the “Planely Speaking – Your Great Aviation Story” Competition.
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Team DCBR with school director, mentors, and judges from Ogilvy and Changi Airport Group

Pitch It! 2019 competition

Our team of Diploma in Consumer Behaviour & Research (DCBR) students emerged as champion in the Pitch It! 2019 competition, defeating 62 other participating teams from Institutes of Higher Learning across Singapore, including the universities.
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Group photo with President Halimah

“A day in the life of an ES Professional” video contest

Two Republic Polytechnic (RP) teams from the School of Management Communication (SMC) and School of Applied Science (SAS) won the two top prizes at the “A day in the life of an ES Professional” video contest. They received their prize from the President of Singapore at a ceremony held at the Istana.
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Youth Creates Finale Competition 2019

YouthCreates 2019

In conjunction with 2019’s edition of GetActive! Singapore, ActiveSG launched the inaugural YouthCreates, a platform and competition to empower youth to dream big and use sport as a force for social good. In the finals, 2 RP teams emerged with two of the top three prizes – Champion and Runner-up Finalist.
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HDB Build-A-Thon 2019

HDB Build-A-Thon Competition 2019

The HDB Community Week is an annual celebration of life in the heartlands, comprising of an exhibition and an award ceremony to honour and recognise community members and ground-up projects that bring people together. Our RP DBSE Year 3 students won the three winning teams as well as the Best Social Media Award.
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Singapore Kindness Movement Video Competition 2019

Singapore Kindness Movement Video Competition 2019

Our team of Diploma in Mass Communication (DMC) alumni emerged as overall Champion at the Singapore Kindness Movement (SKM) “Feels Like Kampung Spirit” video competition.
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SHRI Hackathon 2019

RP team wins 1st Runner-up prize in SHRI Hackathon 2019

Four RP Diploma in Human Resource Management with Psychology teams participated in the “SHRI Hackathon 2019 – Future of Work Designed by Future Workforce” that took place at Suntec on 09 Nov 2019. A total of 17 Polytechnics and ITE teams participated in the competition. The teams were asked to work on either a recruitment or onboarding topic with one of the prescribed partners.
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Citi-YMCA Youth For Causes 2019

DCBR students clinch Citi-YMCA Youth for Causes Challenge Merit Award

A team of Year 2 Diploma in Consumer Behaviour & Research students participated in Citi-YMCA Youth For Causes (YFC) 2019. YFC is a community initiative that was started by Citi and the YMCA of Singapore in 2003. Funded by Citi Foundation, the programme promotes social entrepreneurship and develops community leadership among Singapore youths.
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MonSoonSIM ERM Competition

MonSoonSIM ERM Competition

Eight student teams from RP School of Management and Communication (SMC) and RP School of Infocomm (SOI) took part in the MonsoonSIM Enterprise Resource Management (ERM) Competition Singapore Country Finals held at the Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS) on 12 June 2019.
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KOSEN NIT + JOINT POLYTECHNICS Start-up Programme

RP team wins award in Kosen-Joint Poly Start Up Programme

We're very proud of our very own team of SOI and SMC students who won the Excellent Business Model award in the inaugural KOSEN-Joint Polytechnics Start-up Programme!
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RP Team Won 3rd in Brand's Suntory Innovation Contest

RP Team wins third prize in Brand's Suntory Innovation Contest

Four Year 2 students from the Diploma in Consumer Behaviour and Research mentored by Lecturers, Eugene Lee and Wang Wei Shyuan won third prize in the Brand’s Suntory Innovation Contest 2019. This competition aims to discover innovative ideas to develop a new product that leverages on the core ingredient of BRAND'S® Essence of Chicken that appeals to the taste and health needs of their own generation.
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