Our Alumni

Congratulations on graduating and welcome to the STA Alumni family!

Stay up to date with your old School and take full advantage of the benefits of being a former STA student even after graduation:

  • Stay connected to your favourite lecturers and old poly mates through reunions and other social events.

  • Advance your career by attending our professional seminars.

  • Expand your network of professional contacts at various networking events.


Stay connected with us via our Facebook page!

You may also want to consider joining the RP Alumni community. Check out the RP Alumni website for more information.

STA’s Finest

Featuring some of the best from STA’s five diplomas.

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Dawn Lim

Diploma in Design in Interactivity (now known as Diploma in Design in User Experience)

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Syafiq Halid

Diploma in Sonic Arts

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Shahrul Nizam
 
Diploma in Game Design

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Nadia Malik

Diploma in Media Production and Design

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Merissa Tang

Diploma in Arts and Theatre Management

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Jeanne Strachan

Diploma in Game Design

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Ling Tze Hsuan

Diploma in Design in Interactivity (now known as Diploma in Design in User Experience)

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Ghazi Alqudcy

Diploma in New Media (now known as Diploma in Media Production and Design)


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"My course provided a firm foundation for me to understand the purpose and methodologies of user experience design. It played a significant role in deciding my career path and helped me secure my first job in the SaaS sector at a start-up where I was fortunate enough to collaborate with different functions and has autonomy in applying what I learnt and make product design decisions."

Dawn Lim
Diploma in Design in Interactivity (now known as Diploma in Design in User Experience)
Year of study/graduation: 2013

Four years after graduating from RP, Dawn Lim co-founded UX Experts with zero capital. Today, Dawn helps start-ups and enterprises with user research, interaction and user interface design for a variety of industries. She helps companies in various verticals such as Financial services, e-Commerce and retail, Education, Software-as-a-Service. Dawn has conduct workshop and led design activities at UX Experts for clients such as NTUC, OCBC, AutoDesk, vCargo Cloud among others. Dawn and her team leverage on design thinking and latest technology to drive product innovation, customer experience management and digital transformation. UX Experts aim to make digital simple and delightful for humans.

 


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"DSA course has many useful modules that have equipped me well by giving confidence stepping into the next journey in the music and creative industry. I am very glad that the knowledge learned from DSA has opened up many opportunities to me that I am capable to explore my potential further."

Syafiq Halid
Diploma in Sonic Arts
Year of study/graduation: 2014

Early in 2017, Syafiq successfully passed the prestigious and highly competitive Ableton Certified Trainer Program in Hong Kong, becoming the first and youngest ever Ableton Certified Trainer in Singapore. In his entrepreneurial journey, he officially launched Grid Culture in May 2019, a platform which provides training services and education in electronic music production and, designing live music performance using the musical software named Ableton Live. Through this self-made business venture, he is dedicated to share his Ableton Live experience with like-minded individuals and community to show that music technology and computer music can be a unique creative tool or a hobby.


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"My course provided me with strong fundamentals which has helped me to understand the inner workings of the gaming industry. The experience and dedication of my lecturers has driven my passion for learning about game design and is what has gotten me this far. The well-crafted curriculum and PBL methodology gives me a more hands-on approach in designing games"

Shahrul Nizam
Diploma in Game Design
Year of study/graduation: 2013

Shahrul has graduated from Bachelor of Arts in Game Design in DigiPen, an institution well-known in the industry for its intense curriculum and tough entry requirements. He has been working close to 2 years as a Multimedia Designer at goGame Pte Ltd, a subsidiary of SEGA. He has since worked on several mobile game titles such as Dragon Project, Disney’s Epic Quest and some renown titles from SEGA, as part of goGame’s publishing services. His passion working in games continues.


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"DMPD served a riveting journey that nurtured me as a creative individual by allowing a pedestal for me to not only showcase my potential but also gain industry-relevant skills from an exceptional faculty. It greatly motivated me to embark on numerous learning opportunities both in and out of campus even after graduation."

Nadia Malik
Diploma in Media Production and Design
Year of study/graduation: 2018

Nadia was the Board of Governor Award Winner for The Most Outstanding Graduate of The Year and then after was awarded with the Anugerah Belia Cemerlang MENDAKI 2018. She is currently pursuing a degree in Fine Arts with a specialization in Design Art at Nanyang Technological University.


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"DATM helped kickstart my journey in the arts, giving me a holistic understanding of arts management, and simultaneously stressing the importance of collaboration and inter-disciplinary understanding. With this strong foundation in arts management, I was able to hit the ground running upon graduation, allowing me to further my practice/interests in all creative, managerial and technical aspects of the arts."

Merissa Tang
Diploma in Arts and Theatre Management
Year of study/graduation: 2016

Recipient of the National Arts Council Arts Scholarship (Undergraduate) 2018, Merissa is currently pursuing her studies in the Bachelor of Fine Arts (Design and Production); at the Faculty of Fine Arts and Music, University of Melbourne. Even before graduating from RP, Merissa has actively been a part of the theatre scene in Singapore, freelancing as a technical theatre practitioner.


Jeanne Gabrielle

"When I think about my DGD Diploma course, I feel grateful; It was a place of growth, respect and comradery. It exercised my mind with problems that needed to be solved, it exercised my soul with friendship as well as opportunities that led me to achieve my dreams in the industry. And it exercised my heart through panic attacks caused by RJ and game project deadlines. To sum it all up, DGD gave me the foundation I needed to be serious about fun."

Jeanne Strachan
Diploma in Game Design
Year of study/graduation: 2017

While she started out aspiring to be an artist for games, Jeanne proved to be a talented designer and competent in a variety of other skills. Jeanne was appointed as the Valedictorian for STA during the graduation ceremony in 2017. She has since embarked on her career as a junior level designer with the local office of Ubisoft, a prestigious company in the gaming industry.


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"As a student with low self-confidence initially, RP’s problem-based learning helped me to be able to work and communicate with different people effectively. Together with the strong foundations and the comprehensive skills that I learned as a DDUX student, I graduated as a UX designer who is able to blend into the design industry well and make my stand."

Ling Tze Hsuan
Diploma in Design in Interactivity (now known as Diploma in Design in User Experience)
Year of study/graduation: 2012

Tze Hsuan was the top DDUX graduate of his cohort. He has since worked in 5 different industries and helped design award-winning products. Currently as the Head, Product UX in MobilityX, he is playing his part to help shape the future of transport in Singapore.


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"My time in DMPD coached me to be independent, resourceful and forward thinking within the local cinematic landscape. The course is designed to meet your personal capability – the more you want, the more you will get. It is a place for those who are new and mid-level storyteller dabblers."

Ghazi Alqudcy
Diploma in New Media (now known as Diploma in Media Production and Design)
Year of study/graduation: 2008

Ghazi Alqudcy is an independent filmmaker currently based in Malaysia. His films had been screened locally and internationally in Netherlands, Denmark, Estonia, Japan, Hong Kong and many more. Ghazi had directed more than fifty short films and produced two feature length films. Ghazi is a recipient of the Sunburst Scholarship 2008 (Temasek Holdings) and Goh Chok Tong Youth Promise Award 2007. He has a Master’s Degree from Sarajevo Film Academy under the tutelage of the maestro Béla Tarr.