What’s NYP Known for?

What’s NYP Known for?

If you’re interested in Information Technology and Digital Media courses, NYP is the school for you as it’s well known for courses in the digital and technology field.

 Nanyang Polytechnic


The 4th poly built in Singapore is NYP which was established in 1992.

Since its establishment, NYP has won some notable awards,

  • ISO 9001
  • ISO 14001
  • Singapore Quality Class
  • Singapore Service Class
  • People Developer Standard
  • People Excellence Award
  • Public Service Award for Organisational Excellence
  • Distinguished Public Service Award for Organisational Excellence
  • SHRI leading Corporate HA Award
  • Singapore Health Award (Gold)
  • Hewitt Best Employers Award
  • Public Service Achievement Award
  • Public Service Premier Award
  • Work-Life Achiever Award
  • Work-Life Excellence Award
  • Human Resource Excellence Award : Gold for Excellence in HR Technology
  • Human Resource Excellence Award : Gold for Excellence in Workplace Well-Being

Here’s a list of NYP’s notable alumni

  • Romeo Tan – Mediacorp Actor
  • Carrie Wong – Mediacorp Actress
  • Hariss Harun – Singapore National Footballer
  • Vanessa Peh – Miss Singapore World 2018
  • Anupama Aura Gurung – Miss Nepal Earth 2011

Location & Surrounding Amenities

It’s located at 180 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 8 Singapore 569830, it’s located on the north-east side of Singapore. The nearest MRT station to NYP will be Yio Chu Kang situated at the North-South Line (NEL).

Getting to NYP is rather easy as it’s just a 5 minutes walk from Yio Chu Kang bus terminal.

If you’re commuting by bus, these are some that stops by Avenue 5,

  • 5
  • 45
  • 50
  • 159
  • 265

And these are some that stops by Avenue 6,

  • 45
  • 86
  • 128
  • 851
  • 853
  • NR1

 AMK Hub, which is located at Ang Mo Kio, just 1 MRT stop away from NYP, is a place you can go to shop and dine!

It’s an everyday occurrence that you can see a group of people dressed in sports attire working out doing standing pilates and dancing at AMK Hub.

It’s free for anyone to join! Might as well stretch your muscles after a long day in school!

If standing pilates and dancing is not your thing, what about taking a walk at Ang Mo Kio Town Garden West?

The long flight of stairs at the park is a good place for you to stretch your legs or clock in some exercise for you to stay healthy!

Faculties & Facilities

NYP offers 40 full-time courses spanning across 8 academic schools.

1. School of Business Management

2. School of Chemical & Life Sciences

3. School of Design

4. School of Engineering

5. School of Health & Social Sciences

6. School of Information Technology

7. School of Interactive & Digital Media

8. Foundation & General Studies (PFP Students)

If the places mentioned above doesn’t entice you, NYP does offer some sports facilities for you to unwind, here’s a list:

–        Adventure Challenge Park

–        Track and Field

–        Olympic-sized Swimming Pool

–        Tennis Courts

–        Rock-climbing Walls

–        Gym

Not forgetting to mention, these are some facilities you can find in NYP’s air-conditioned sports hall:

–        Badminton Court

–        Basketball Court

–        Table Tennis