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.

Debra Chua

Debra Chua

Diploma in Technology and Arts Management (DTA)
(Now known as Diploma in Arts and Theatre Management)
2010 Graduate

Debra was awarded the Overseas Arts Scholarship from the National Arts Council (NAC) to pursue her degree at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (HKAPA).

She graduated with First Class Honours in Arts, Event and Stage Management where she majored in stage and production management. She took part in various productions from dance, opera, drama, children’s theatre, and concerts.

Currently, Debra is a Senior Executive with Republic Cultural Centre (TRCC) at Republic Polytechnic.


Ziqq Ralphit

Ziqq Ralphit

Diploma in Design in Interactivity (DDI)
(Now known as Diploma in User Experience)
2010 Graduate

Ziqq Ralphit was recognised as Singapore's Top 3% Graduating Tertiary Design student by Design Singapore Council.

He was awarded the prestigious Goh Chok Tong Distinction Award and the Singapore Good Design Mark Award in 2014. He also received a nomination for the esteem President’s Design Award 2015.

Most recently, Ziqq graduated with First Class Honours in BA (Hons) Interaction Design Arts from one of the world’s top 5 leading universities in Art & Design, University of the Arts London.


Jeanne Gabrielle

Jeanne Gabrielle Jimenez Strachan

Diploma in Game Design (DGD)
2017 Graduate, Valedictorian

Jeanne engaged in many activities beyond the classroom such as the Game Jams from Rikoshe and James Cooks University and NCPC game competitions. She was also a member of an interest group for art enthusiasts called ‘Art.titude’ where she became their Special Projects Manager for RP’s Reflections Event during Year 2.

During her internship, she was one of the select few students sent to Seattle (Washington) on an exchange programme with Digipen Institute’s Bachelors in Fine Arts and Digital Art and Animation course.

She is now working for game giant Ubisoft, the world’s third largest game developer.


Ashikin Hashim

Ashikin Hashim

Diploma in New Media (DNM)
(Now known as Diploma in Media Production and Design)
2007 Graduate

Ashikin is the founder and CEO of Futbolita, a website focusing on sport journalism and international football.

As a sports correspondent and presenter for Yahoo! Southeast Asia and Starhub TV, she has conducted exclusive interviews with top football personalities such as Cristiano Ronaldo, Romario, Xavi and Jose Mourinho.

She is possibly the first female in Asia to receive the official Player’s Agent License from FIFA and FAS, after passing the notoriously difficult FIFA exam in 2013.


Syafiq Halid

Syafiq Halid

Diploma in Sonic Arts (DSA) Alumni
2014 Graduate

Syafiq was actively involved with RP’s Gamelan Naga Kencana (RPGNK) interest group during his stint and contributed in many performances.

He composed an original Gamelan piece ‘Rampak 2.0’ which was performed at the International Gamelan Festival held in Kuala Lumpur in 2014. The composition was also part of RPGNK’s 10th Anniversary item, ‘Sedåså : Sedulur : Seiråmå – A decade of dissonance and harmony’.

Syafiq became the first and youngest ever Ableton Certified Trainer in Singapore when he successfully passed the prestigious and highly competitive Ableton Certified Trainer Program in Hong Kong in 2017.