What Award Winners Say

2017

Anita Ong Jieh Ping
BA Sociology
SAGE Silver Award, 2017

"Thank you to SAGE Publications Asia-Pacific Pte Ltd for recognising the efforts of students in pursuing part-time education. I really enjoyed my learning in SUSS. What I learnt had benefited me outside work and classroom, allowing me to look at global events with greater understanding.

Working and studying was tough at the best of times, so I am deeply appreciative of the support and kind words from family, friends and lecturers at SUSS."

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Dashni Ravindran
Master in Applied Linguistics - TESOL
The Lee Foundation Silver Award, 2017
The Lee Foundation Achievement Award in TESOL, 2017

"The 2 years spent pursuing a Master degree at SUSS was nothing short of incredible. Our professors, who have extensive experience in the language learning realm, maintained a rich learning environment that encouraged constructive discussions during lessons. As our modules were premised on practical research strands, I was able to employ many insights gleaned from our tutorial sessions to enhance language learning experiences for my students. The academic rigour of this programme meant a considerable amount of assignments. However, the close bond that my classmates and I had built due to the small class size and our professors' constant encouragement motivated us to persevere. Till date, my classmates and I speak of how much we miss attending tutorial sessions - such was the impact of the programme. I would like to especially thank A/P Benny Lee for being our pivotal pillar of support and cheering us on towards the 'finish line'. Further, my sincere gratitude extends to the late Mr Lee Kong Chian's organisation for encouraging my academic journey further through the TESOL Silver and Achievement awards. "

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Dong Jia
BA Chinese Language and Literature
Yangzheng Foundation Bronze Award, 2017

"Convocation 2017 marks an important milestone in my life. I am deeply honoured and humbled in achieving this award.

Over the last few years, I had learnt things and forged friendships. The trials and triumphs had helped me to grow. I would not have made it so far without the tremendous support from my lecturers and friends.

Learning does not stop. I see myself as a lifelong learner to overcome the setbacks and difficulties that lie ahead.

I would like to thank my family for the massive support and love. Special thanks to Yangzheng foundation giving me this award.

All these experiences will be an indelible part of my memory."

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Elton Kang Song Yao
Bachelor of Communication with English
Vincent Khoo Kah Tat Gold Award, 2017

"Working full-time and studying part-time was one of the most mentally and physically challenging endeavours I have ever embarked on. Other than the support from my family, church members and colleagues, I also like to thank:

Associate Professor Genice Ngg – For your encouraging and motivating words in all our interactions, especially at the recent convocation and past dinner receptions.

Dr Brian Lee – For your unwavering belief in me which I cannot thank you enough. Not many people would know that you would go the extra mile for students. I clearly saw that, and that pushed me to go further and do even better.

Ms Khoo Sim Eng – For your passion in teaching and steadfastness in guiding which made my final module in SUSS a memorable one. I've never enjoyed literature so much before!

Ms Kartina Rosli – For liaising tirelessly with so many different parties for my graduate profile. You are the main driving force behind my mention in Mr Baey Yam Keng's speech at the convocation.

Mr Ivan Lim – For your understanding and personal touch when I was initially part of the organising committee for the Graduation Celebration.

The late Mr Vincent Khoo Kah Tat – For making this award possible, and giving a pat, on my back as well as the backs of those before me and those to come."

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Guo Tingting
BA Chinese Language and Literature
The Chinese Alumni Achievement Award (Language), 2017

"大学四年,是与学校共同成长的四年。

四年时光,见证了学校的蓬勃发展。原名UniSIM,现SUSS,从部分时间课程到全日制课程,从最初的BLK A的拥挤校舍,到BLK B,BLK C,BLK D的大型室内体育馆… … 短短几年,日新月异。转换隶属关系,从合作型学府升格为国家第六所公立大学。表面的校舍扩建雄伟豪迈,背后的心酸历程不言而喻,上演着真实版的励志传奇。

四年学习,结识了许多优秀的老师和校友,他们每个人的故事都在教我:以乐观豁达的态度为生活信念,用积极坚韧的意志支撑生活信念。还有毕业典礼中,坐在台上的老师和嘉宾,他们每个人周身上下都散发着积极努力得来的优秀。

大学四年,理应有所得,有所悟。希望我也能向他们一样积极、坚韧。

感谢大学!感谢老师!感谢校友!"

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Koh Sok Chen, Joyce
BSc Psychology
Taylor & Francis Gold Award, 2017

"It has been a rewarding and fulfilling learning journey at SUSS. I am extremely honoured to receive the Taylor & Francis Gold Award & would like to express my appreciation to Taylor & Francis Asia Pacific for their generous donation of the award. I am grateful for the guidance & support provided by the Student Support team and the faculty, especially Associate Professor Klaus Templer, as well as, the encouragement from my family throughout my years of study."

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Lim Siew Khim
BA Translation and Interpretation
Interlexis Gold Award, 2017

"It has been a meaningful learning journey at SUSS. I would like to thank Interlexis for donating the awards and supporting the programme generously. My appreciation also goes to the faculty staff for their work and enthusiasm, in passing on their passion for translation and interpretation to the students. Thank you very much!"

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Low Zhi Wei
BA Sociology
SAGE Gold Award, 2017

"It had been a long but rewarding journey with SUSS. I would like to take this opportunity to thank the lecturers and staff of SUSS for providing a great learning platform for us part-time students, and to SAGE Publications Asia-Pacific Pte Ltd for donating the award in recognition of our efforts."

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Neo Ling Ling
BA English with Psychology
The Write Connection Achievement Award, 2017

"Thank you everyone in SUSS. Special thanks to The Write Connection for donating this award.

My journey in SUSS would not be as memorable as it had been and my academic achievement would not have been possible, if not for you - the lecturers who are extremely inspiring and dedicated in imparting their valuable knowledge and skills to us, the administrative staff who are always within reach when we need advice and support on general matters, classmates and study buddies who have been so helpful and encouraging, employer and family who have been very supportive. "

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Ng Bee Ting (Huang Meizhen)
BA Translation and Interpretation
Interlexis Bronze Award, 2017

"I am honoured to receive the Interlexis Bronze Award and would like to thank the donor for recognising the time and effort students in the BATI programme have put in to achieve consistent good academic performances.

Juggling work, family and studies was tough but I managed it well and have emerged stronger.

I am grateful to all my lecturers and would like to express my heartfelt thanks to them, especially the head of the BATI programme - Associate Professor Susan Xu, my lecturers, Mr Lee Hui Huan, Ms Ma Hsuan Fen Sharon, Ms Lim Puay Siang, Mr Neo Keng Hwee and Ms Khoo Sim Eng for making a positive impact on me."

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Pradeebha Veerapandian
BA Tamil Language and Literature
Tamil Language Council Gold Award, 2017
Sri Vinayaka Exports Pte Ltd Book Prize, 2017
Sri Vinayaka Exports Pte Ltd Achievement Award (Literature), 2017
Sri Vinayaka Exports Pte Ltd Achievement Award (Language), 2017

"When I was deciding whether to take my programme at SUSS (formerly known as UniSIM), I was conflicted about my decision. However, beyond the struggles I faced, it had been an unbelievable and extraordinary journey.

I felt very pleased when I knew that I was finally going to graduate. But I was even more delighted when I received the letters informing me that I had been awarded four top student awards. It was such a pleasant surprise. Achieving these awards were a motivation for me and had made my learning journey in SUSS even more accomplished.

I would like to take this opportunity to thank the donors, i.e. Tamil Language Council & Sri Vinayaka Exports Pte Ltd, for expressing their dedicated support and recognition of academic achievements. These awards were not just a mere symbol of those challenging three years, but also exhibited a prominent message of encouragement for future endeavours.

A very big thank you to all my lecturers who had provided me with their guidance, and support throughout the semesters, boosting my knowledge and skills. In addition, I would really like to take this opportunity to thank my fellow course mates who had made this journey colourful.

It had been an enriching and noteworthy learning journey with SUSS.

Thank you for making my learning journey extraordinary!"

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Rebecca Lai RuiYin
BA Translation and Interpretation
Ascendas-Singbridge Book Prize (Interpretation), 2017

"It had been a great learning journey at SUSS. I got to meet friends with the same interest, friendly and helpful lecturers which made my stay in SUSS memorable. I would like to thank Ascendas-Singbridge Pte Ltd for giving me this award to recognise my effort in my studies."

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Shanmugam Mala
BA Tamil Language and Literature
Modern Montessori Silver Award, 2017

"It has been a wonderful learning journey with SUSS. I want to specially thank Modern Montessori Pte Ltd for giving me the award."

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Tan Chin Chin
Bachelor of Communication
Vincent Khoo Kah Tat Bronze Award, 2017

"I am pleasantly surprised to receive the Vincent Khoo Kah Tat award. It has given me great encouragement and recognition for my 3.5 years of studies here. I am truly lucky to be part of SUSS where the environment and the lecturers are so caring and responsible. I really want to thank the Head of Communication Programme, Dr Brian Lee for organising talks by industry speakers to enrich our learning experience, our many lecturers who went the extra mile to share industry stories and coach us on our assignments and examinations, and the donor for the generous award. Thank you for making my learning experience an interesting and inspiring one."

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Tan Chin Pei
BA Psychology with Sociology
Cengage Learning Asia Book Prize, 2017

"It is an honour to receive the award and I would like to express my gratitude to Cengage Learning Asia Pte. Ltd. for their generosity and continuous support towards the students of SUSS. I would also like to thank the Head of Programme and all my tutors for their guidance, dedication, and kind words of encouragement. Kudos to the SUSS community who have made my undergraduate journey a truly fulfilling one!"

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Tan Siew Lian
BA Translation and Interpretation
Ascendas-Singbridge Top Achievement Award, 2017

"I am very glad that I have made the right decision to study in SUSS.

Firstly, I would like to take this opportunity to thank Ascendas-Singbridge Pte Ltd for presenting this award to me, and to express my sincere gratitude for your support towards students like me, who believes in lifelong learning.

Last but not least, I want to thank our Head of Programme, Associate Professor Susan Xu for her words of inspiration and encouragement."

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Wee Sau Ling
Master in Applied Linguistics - TESOL
The Lee Foundation Gold Award, 2017

"Thank you SUSS and all the lecturers who made the inaugural Master in Applied Linguistics a learning adventure. I thoroughly enjoyed the programme and class camaraderie. I am also honoured to receive the Gold Award from The Lee Foundation."

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Yang Jian
BA Chinese Language and Literature
Yangzheng Foundation Gold Award, 2017

"I'm extremely honored to be the Yangzheng Foundation Gold Award winner at SUSS Convocation 2017. I’ll continue to strive harder and excel for my future endeavors.

Special thanks to Yangzheng Foundation for the award and recognition for my academic achievements. I also want to express my heartfelt gratitude to SUSS for providing lifelong education for adult learners; to boost their competitiveness in the workplace.

Wishing SUSS a brilliant future!"

Ariansah
BSc Business Analytics
Sift Analytics Group Silver Award, 2017
SAS Programming and Its Application Book Prize, 2017

"I am extremely honoured and deeply appreciative to be awarded the Sift Analytics Group Silver Award and SAS Programming and Its Application Book Prize. I would like to express my heartfelt gratitude to Sift Analytics Group Singapore and SAS Institute Pte Ltd for their generosity in rewarding us for our academic achievements.

My three-year learning journey with SUSS had been fruitful and memorable. It would not be possible for me to complete this journey without dedicated instructors, flexible learning system and conducive learning environment of the University. I would like to specially thank Dr Lee Yew Haur, Head of Business Analytics Programme, for his tremendous guidance and support throughout my studies at SUSS.

In addition, I would like to thank my fellow course mates (Herman, Linda, Fatihah, Yvonne, Chung Hui, Joan, Aloysius and many more) for making this learning journey a wonderful one by creating all the fun and great memories that I will never forget."

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Eunice Choa Wai Boey
BSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Singapore Logistics Association Silver Award, 2017

"I am grateful to have graduated in 4.5 years and this learning journey would not have been meaningful without Prof. Tan and the dedicated lecturers' guidance. The practical modules were industry relevant and I was able to apply what I’ve learnt at my workplace. Through the process, I am able to find meaningful solutions to solve work related issues. I look forward to the faculty staff in developing better curriculum in the growing logistics sector.

I also want to thank the Singapore Logistics Association (SLA) for the Silver Award. Words cannot express how much it meant for a 50+ years old to be able to receive such an honour at this age! It is a testament to my children and younger colleagues that it is never too old to start any learning journey as long as you put your heart to do it. I hope my journey had been an inspiration to them.

Greatly appreciate Singapore Logistics Association for the continual support."

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Ong Min Shoon, Freddy (Wang Mingshun)
BSc Business
Lee Fook Hong Bronze Award, 2017

"I would like to thank the late, Dr. Lee Fook Hong for his visionary to support lifelong learning through the donation of this award. Furthermore, for the year 2017, SUSS has officially become the sixth autonomous university in Singapore, making us the very first batch of graduates under the rebranding of our university. This is a key milestone for our university, as the hard work and effort that we put into our studies are being acknowledged and recognised. I sincerely hope that SUSS, with its faculty staff and lecturers, will continue to keep up their good work.

Also, I would like to thank my love and family for their wholehearted support throughout this learning journey of mine. Thank you."

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Seah Chin Chye, David (She Jincai, David)
BSc Business
Lee Fook Hong Silver Award, 2017

"It had been a wonderful learning journey with SUSS. I am grateful and honoured to be awarded the Lee Fook Hong Silver Award and would like to take this opportunity to specially thank the late Dr Lee Fook Hong for donating this award.

Also, I would like to extend my heartfelt gratitude to my family for their support and encouragement along this challenging, yet incredibly fulfilling journey.

Thank you."

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Wong Jing Yi
Bachelor of Accountancy
CIMA Gold Award, 2017

"Although it is tough to juggle between work and studies, it is made possible with the support of SUSS online self-learning as well as face- to-face tutorials.

I would like to thank the tutors for their help and assistance in enhancing my understanding on the modules taught. I would also like to thank CIMA for recognising my achievement and presenting me with the gold award.

Overall, I had a wonderful learning experience with SUSS and I felt that the knowledge had greatly assisted me in performing my day-to-day work duties."

Amarpreet Kaur Dhillon D/O Jagtar Dhillon
Bachelor of Counselling
Anthony Yeo Memorial Gold Award, 2017

"I would like to thank SUSS and Anthony Yeo Memorial for awarding me with this award. My journey in SUSS has been a fulfilling one and I would like to thank all the lecturers for the knowledge imparted to me as well. Thank you for everything and I would definitely remember SUSS as my alma mater always."

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Heng Cheh Hoon Eliza Mrs. Chong Cheh Hoon Eliza
Master of Gerontology
Alice Lim Memorial Fund Gold Award

"I am grateful to the family of the late Mrs Alice Lim for according me this esteemed award. To my professors and fellow course mates who had been exemplary and inspiring role models, thank you for a most fulfilling learning journey together!"

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Hoon Mow Chin Edward
Bachelor of Counselling
Anthony Yeo Memorial Silver Award, 2017

"I was pleasantly surprised to be the recipient of the Anthony Yeo Memorial Silver Award, and my heartfelt gratitude to be acknowledged. My sincere thanks to the late Mr Anthony Yeo for his generosity and steadfast support, recognising students' academic achievement in pursuit of their counselling profession.

To me, this was not a 'paper-chase' but about enriching myself with the appropriate knowledge and skills to equip me in my profession. I truly enjoyed the diverse topics' for the modules and the methods of instruction, that were offered by SUSS. They were indeed beneficial to equip me well in my work as a counsellor.

Throughout my 3 years with SUSS, I appreciated the encouragement and great support that Dr. Cecilia Soong (Head of Counselling Programme), her admin staff (Ms Tan Ai Leng) and academic staffs had provided, i.e. checking on our well-being and listening to our requests, feedback and concerns.

I enjoyed the conducive and pleasant environment in SUSS, which serves my lifelong learning needs, and I am looking forward to pursue other courses at SUSS to enhance my professional work in the helping profession.

Thank you SUSS once again for providing me a memorable and enjoyable learning journey."

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Lu Xianmei
Bachelor Of Early Childhood and Chinese Language Education
MY World Preschool Silver Award, 2017

"嗨:大家好!

我在今年10月份毕业于BECCE本科课程,取得了本届毕业的银奖。

在此,我特别感谢MY World Preschool Ltd 提供给我们这个专业的奖励。希望并祝福BECCE课程的同学们更加努力学习,让自己在SUSS的学习生涯中有各种不同的收获!"

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Swathi Swaminathan
Master of Social Work
Social Work Book Prize, 2017

"I feel honoured that the university has recognised my effort through this award. My learning has been exponential and the faculty and my class fellows have been truly inspirational. I look forward to a meaningful and enriching career going forward."

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Teo Swee Kye, Colin
Bachelor of Social Work
National Council Of Social Service (NCSS) Silver Award, 2017

"I am humbled and thankful for the opportunity to receive this award; and the first with the SUSS logo! Special thanks to the National Council of Social Service, Dr. Seng Boon Kheng and her team/staff/instructors for making my journey a memorable one. More importantly, I would like to share this award with my peers whom I had spent many hours studying together and sharing knowledge with one another generously. The real journey as a social worker begins; and a hopeful one! Thank you for the experience SUSS."

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Thiam Chang Liang, Benny
Bachelor of Social Work
National Council of Social Service (NCSS) Gold Award, 2017

"People say, 'A leopard can never change its spots'. Thankfully, human beings are not leopards. We can change.

As an ex-inmate and ex-drug user, it is far beyond my imagination to be the top graduating student and receiving the National Council of Social Service (NCSS) Gold Award. I will never be able to do this without the support and encouragement from my family, church family, mentors, friends, SUSS faculty, course mates, and all whom believed in me.

Thank you SUSS for giving me this chance to excel and the generosity of the donor for this award.

I am a Christian and I would like to say this will also be impossible if God had not changed my life entirely around. Above all, I thank God for everything.

May the knowledge and skills that I've gained through SUSS be a blessing to many that I would come in touch with."

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Zhou Xiaoyun
Bachelor of Early Childhood and Chinese Language Education
MY World Preschool Gold Award, 2017

"I am honoured and grateful to receive the Gold Award and would like to thank MY World Preschool Ltd. Your generosity is greatly appreciated. This award serves as a great motivation for me, as all the hard work and effort that I had put in for the programme had paid off.

I would also like to thank all my lecturers for their dedication to teaching us well. My learning journey at SUSS was wonderful and fruitful as it had developed my thinking significantly. I am now able to plan and implement effective lessons, through the creation of a meaningful learning environment. The techniques taught in class were also very practical and I could immediately apply them in my day-to-day work with the children. It had indeed been a meaningful learning journey!"

Alvin Tan Guo Qin
BSc Facilities and Events Management
Jones Lang LaSalle Bronze Award, 2017
E M Services Achievement Award, 2017

"It was a challenging journey having to work full-time and study part-time in SUSS. However, I had never regretted the decision to admit into the university. I would like to express my gratitude towards SUSS for offering the programme for me to further pursue in the Facilities Management industry.

Honestly, the awards came as a surprise and I truly appreciate E M Services Pte Ltd and Jones Lang LaSalle Property Consultants Pte Ltd for donating the awards to the part-time students."

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Chua Kian Siong
BEng Aerospace Systems
Singapore Technologies Aerospace Gold Award, 2017
IES Top Student Award, 2017

"It has been a wonderful and rewarding learning journey with SUSS. I am honoured to receive awards from Singapore Technologies Aerospace Ltd and The Institution of Engineers, Singapore, and would like to express my sincere gratitude to the donors for their recognition of my academic achievements.

This journey would not be possible without the support from SUSS BEHAS lecturers, staff, and classmates. Thanks all!"

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Koe Wei Loong
Bachelor of Building and Project Management
Langdon & Seah Achievement Award, 2017

"Studying in SUSS have been a memorable experience: challenging yet inspiring at the same time. SUSS had provided me with insightful learning opportunities, through interactions with experienced industry leaders, relevant teaching materials and assignments.

I also like to specially thank Langdon & Seah for recognising and supporting part time students in SUSS. I am deeply honoured and grateful to receive this award at SUSS Convocation 2017."

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Low Ris
BSc Biomedical Engineering
Dr Patrick H.M. Loh Gold Award, 2017

"I am thankful to SUSS for giving me an opportunity to complete my bachelor’s degree. My academic journey with SUSS was wonderful and enriching. I have found a more suitable career path and graduates' programme. Apart from academic achievements, I have made great friends in SUSS too.

I would like to thank Dr Patrick Loh for donating this award in recognition of my academic performance, to the Head of Programme and lecturers of Biomedical Engineering, the staff of SUSS for their teaching and support, my family for their care and support and all my fellow course mates who worked hard together with me throughout our 4 years at SUSS."

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Neo Yanlin
BSc Information and Communication Technology
NCS Silver Award, 2017

"Firstly, I would like to extend my appreciation to NCS Pte Ltd for their generosity and support in donating the awards for the BICT students. It is an honour to be presented an award in recognition of our hard work and efforts.

The thing that I really like about studying in SUSS was the flexibility of learning for working adults. There were times where I had to skip my classes due to work commitment. Thankfully, the online learning resources, such as lesson recordings, were available for the students to access. In case of any doubts, the lecturers were just an email away.

The other valuable asset that I have gained here were to manage my time well and focus on the main priorities on hand. The challenge that I often faced was to juggle my time well between work, studies and personal life. There were numerous times when I had to give my family or friends' gatherings a miss because I had to attend lessons, rush for my assignments or revise for my examination. However, since I had chosen to take this path, it was almost impossible to have the best of both worlds so sacrifices have to be made. Hence, I am very thankful to my family and friends for their understanding for the past three years.

Lastly, thank you to all the lecturers for your patience and guidance! They were always very willing to clarify my doubts and ensure that I understood the concepts well. And many thanks to the staff of SUSS for your support and help!"

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Ng Kok Leng, Robin
BEng Electronics
ST Electronics Gold Award, 2017

"I would like to say a big 'THANK YOU' to SUSS for giving me the opportunity to fulfil my dream of pursuing a degree.

Studying in SUSS had been a remarkable journey. I want to specially thank ST Electronics Pte Ltd for their recognition, and am truly honoured to have received the ST Electronics Gold Award, which is a real affirmation for my hard work."

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Ong Mian Xia
BSc Facilities and Events Management
Jones Lang LaSalle Gold Award, 2017
Raffles Quay Asset Management Achievement Award, 2017
SingEx Book Prize, 2017

"It was never easy to work and study at the same time. Throughout my 3.5 years of part-time study in SUSS, I had grumbled countless times for having to sacrifice my weekends and after-work hours to attend lessons, do assignments and study for examinations. Nonetheless, I have never once regretted stepping into this journey and I am so glad that all my hard work and perseverance have paid off well.

I am deeply thankful to all the award donors for recognising my performance. I would also like to extend my sincere appreciation to Dr Luke Peh, as well as the lecturers and staff of SUSS, for creating the FEM programme and constantly working towards improving students’ experiences in SUSS. Last but not least, special thanks to all my wonderful friends for making this journey less difficult and much more meaningful."

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Soh Kee Teck
BEng Aerospace Systems
Singapore Technologies Aerospace Bronze Award, 2017

"It was an enriching learning journey with the lecturers and course mates of the BEHAS programme! I want to specially thank Singapore Technologies Aerospace Ltd for giving me the award and my heartfelt gratitude goes to Dr Koh Pak Keng, Dr He Yi Hong, Ms Ann Cheng and all the wonderful lecturers and course mates of BEHAS!"

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Tay Jing Sheng
Bsc Information Technology and Business (ERP)
IMDA Top Student Award, 2017

"I am really grateful that I was given an opportunity to embark my undergraduate study in SUSS. It was a fulfilling learning experience with wonderful schoolmates, staffs, and lecturers. I want to specially thank Info-communications Media Development Authority of Singapore for donating this award. It is truly the best form of recognition for my effort, as well as, a motivation for me to do better in contributing to my workforce."

2016

Fang Jia Hao, Sean
BSc Psychology
Taylor & Francis Gold Award, 2016
Cengage Learning Asia Book Prize, 2016

"When I first undertook the decision to read Psychology at UniSIM, I understood that it was going to be a challenge to juggle both work and studies. However, throughout these years, the extensive knowledge and experience of the academic staff have greatly facilitated and enriched the journey, providing a wonderful and interactive learning experience. I would like to sincerely thank my Head of Programme, Assoc. Prof. Klaus J. Templer, for giving me the opportunity to pursue this journey of Psychology, as well as being a wonderful mentor during the course of my final year project.

Also, I would like to sincerely thank Taylor & Francis and Cengage Learning Asia for their generosity and support towards UniSIM and its graduates. It is indeed encouraging to know that the effort that has been put in over the course of my studies is acknowledged and recognised. Additionally, these awards also serve as a source of motivation to further spur students like myself to strive towards greater heights in our future endeavours in the hope of giving back to society ourselves one day.

It has indeed been an immensely rewarding process studying at UniSIM!"

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Fatimah Binte Sunei
BA Malay Language and Literature
The Prophet Muhammad's Birthday Memorial Scholarship Fund Board's (LBKM) Gold Award, 2016

"I want to thank LBKM and UniSIM for awarding me this award. Thank you to all the lecturers that had guided me throughout my course of study in the Malay Language and Literature Programme."

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Guan Jing Jing
BA Chinese Language and Literature
Yangzheng Foundation Bronze Award, 2016
The Chinese Alumni Achievement Award (Language), 2016

"Studying in UniSIM for the past few years has brought me a lot of wonderful memories. I would like to give special thanks to Yangzheng Foundation and Dr Tan Lee Siang for giving me the awards."

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Lee Kam Hoong
BA Translation & Interpretation
Interlexis Gold Award, 2016

"I am honoured to receive the Interlexis Gold Award and would like to express my gratitude to the sponsor for the affirmation and recognition of students’ efforts in the BATI programme.

My learning journey at UniSIM was memorable and fruitful. This is due, in large part, to the wonderful people it attracts, from the helpful administrative staff to my gregarious classmates who made discussions lively and learning enjoyable.

Special thanks must be given to Dr. Susan Xu for her dedication – she was always there as we progressed through each successive translation and interpretation module, joining us in class, offering advice and seeking feedback to improve the programme. Credit also goes to our faculty and associate faculty, as well as our many guest lecturers, for unselfishly imparting their valuable knowledge and experience.

Last but not least, I would like to thank my family and friends for their encouragement, understanding and support that has made this achievement possible."

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Pamela Kiang Mei Lie
BSc Psychology
Taylor & Francis Bronze Award, 2016

"Firstly, I would like to thank Taylor & Francis for their generous sponsorship of the award. I am grateful for the unrelenting support and encouragement of my family and friends throughout the challenging but fulfilling learning journey. Also, I thank the lecturers for their dedicated and effective teaching. Above all, I thank God for enabling me to attain both the degree and the award."

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Rajkumar Geetha
BA Tamil Language and Literature
Modern Montessori Silver Award
Sri Vinayaka Exports Pte Ltd Book Prize

"It has been an amazing journey with valuable experiences and memories here in UniSIM. Thank you Modern Montessori and Sri Vinayaka Exports for acknowledging my achievements and effort put in. These awards have not only motivated me but also other people who would want to take up a course after seeing this awards ceremony. Thank you Modern Montessori and Sri Vinayaka Exports!"

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Ramalingam Nagarajan
BA Tamil Language and Literature
Sri Vinayaka Exports Pte Ltd Achievement Award (Literature)

"I did not even imagine that I could receive an award in Tamil Language and Literature since I had to study two more courses than most of my classmates. It is a welcome move that UniSIM has started to recognise outstanding students apart from the usual top three. Thanks to the Head of Programme, lecturers, award sponsor - Sri Vinayaka Exports Pte Ltd, and the entire UniSIM community."

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Teo Li Yan
BA Sociology with Psychology
Sage Bronze Award, 2016

"My time spent with UniSIM has been one of great inspiration and motivation. I want to express my heartfelt thanks to SAGE for this award and my deepest appreciation to all the lecturers of UniSIM for making this possible."

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Zhao Jun
BA Chinese Language and Literature
Yangzheng Foundation Gold Award, 2016
The Chinese Alumni Achievement Award (Literature), 2016

"在新跃大学度过了一段愉快而充满挑战的学习时光。最大的收获是遇到了非常优秀的老师和志同道合的同学、朋友。是他们的卓越刺激带动着我的努力,让我有能力跨入一个崭新的人生平台,并继续学习,不断进步。感谢新跃大学的博大精深和兼收并蓄,祝福大学越来越好!"

Chan Keng Luan Jasmine
Bachelor of Accountancy
CIMA Silver Award, 2016
CPA Australia Achievement Award, 2016

"It has been a fulfilling and enriching journey with UniSIM. Conducive studying environment plus friendly lecturers and classmates further enhanced the learning experience. It’s never an easy task juggling work and part-time studies, however I have always believed that, with proper time management, my goal will be achieved and I finally donned the academic regalia on 13th October 2016.

I am immensely grateful and honoured to be awarded both the CIMA Silver Award and CPA Australia Achievement Award 2016. I would like to express my heartfelt thanks to CIMA Singapore Pte Ltd and CPA Australia Ltd for their generosity in rewarding us for our academic achievements.

Once again, thank you everyone for the unwavering encouragement and support provided."

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Chua Ching Shing
BSc Finance
CFA Singapore Silver Award, 2016
CAS Book Prize, 2016

"It has been a great learning journey with UniSIM, a challenging yet enriching one. I felt very happy and honoured to know that I was the recipient of 2 awards - the CFA Silver Award and the CAS Book Prize. This was really really unexpected. To me, being able to complete the course in 3 years, while working, was already a big achievement. The awards came as a huge bonus. I would very much like to take this opportunity to thank CFA and CAS for sponsoring the awards. This pleasant surprise not only made my convocation so much more memorable and honourable, it has also heightened my motivation to continue to achieve greater successes in my life.

I would also like to thank my fellow classmates who shared the same struggle and laughter during class, especially during the Strategy module. The weekend lessons would never be the same without all of you. A big thank you to all my lecturers who had provided me with their guidance, insights and support throughout the semesters, enhancing my knowledge and skills. I am also very thankful to all the UniSIM staff who supported me during and even after my studies, as a UniSIM Alumni. Last but not least, I would like to extend my heartfelt gratitude to my family, for their encouragement and for always believing in me. I am truly grateful to all of you."

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Desmond Yeo Jun Wen
BSc Finance
CFA Singapore Bronze Award, 2016

"It has been an enriching and remarkable learning journey with UniSIM. I would like to take this opportunity to specially thank the sponsor, CFA Singapore, for expressing their dedicated support towards education. This award has definitely equipped me with inspiration in striving for greater heights. Thank you for making my learning journey extraordinary!"

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Goh Hui Kiang
BSc Business Analytics
Sift Analytics Group Bronze Award, 2016

"First of all, I want to thank Sift Analytics Group for the award as well as their support in providing BSBA students with opportunities to bring us one step closer to the Analytics Industry by organising yearly events for us to showcase our work in a public forum. Also, I sincerely want to thank my Head of Programme, supervisor, and instructors for providing me with the best learning experience ever. Through them, I have learnt to become the best that I can be, developing strength not only in the mind (technical skills), but also in the heart and soul (character development). Thank you, SIM University."

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Jeksen
BSc Business Analytics
Sift Analytics Group Gold Award, 2016

"It has been a memorable and enriching learning journey with UniSIM. It has not been easy to juggle between studies and work commitments, but I am very glad that UniSIM has provided an excellent learning support to help working adults pursue their passion and upgrade themselves through further education.

I would especially like to thank Sift Analytics Group for this honourable Sift Analytics Group Gold Award and the amazing learning resources provided in the course of the programme. I would also like to thank all UniSIM staff members, especially Dr Lee Yew Haur and Dr James Tan for their remarkable support and guidance during my course of studies, final year project and the preparation for the presentation at the Analytics Education Forum 2016.

UniSIM is an institution that exemplifies the importance of lifelong learning - a mindset which I value very dearly. I hope that UniSIM can continue in its endeavour to scale greater heights and produce quality talents that will contribute to the society."

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Lin Cailing
BSc Business
Lee Fook Hong Bronze Award, 2016

"It has been an enriching and fulfilling journey studying in UniSIM. I would like to thank the lecturers for their patience and support. Their rich industry experience and passionate teaching styles have inspired me to do my best in my study.

I feel very grateful to have received the award and would like to extend my heartfelt thanks to the sponsor of Lee Fook Hong awards for recognising my excellent academic performance. Achieving this award has been an encouragement to me and has made my learning journey in UniSIM even more fulfilling."

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Majfah Begum D/O Mohamed Mustafa
Bachelor of Accountancy
CIMA Bronze Award, 2016

"It was a challenging and memorable learning experience in UniSIM. The graduation day was a long anticipated dream of mine that came true with a perk, which was to be awarded the honourable Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) Singapore Pte Ltd award. My heartfelt thanks to CIMA Singapore for sponsoring the award and SIM University for recognising my hard work and effort in pursuing my degree. They definitely served to boost my self-confidence and grow the desire within, to achieve more in life.

I would like to seize this opportunity to thank all my fellow course mates who have created a competitive learning environment for me to keep striving towards excellence and lecturers for their guidance and commitment that had helped me to achieve the honourable award. I would also like to express my special gratitude to Assoc. Prof Chan Yoke Kai for designing a complex programme in a simple and flexible manner that has enabled me, a mother of three children, to juggle everything smoothly and still achieve my dreams.

THANK YOU ALL SO MUCH once again for your persistent support, price-less knowledge and a fruitful learning experience given to us in our own space."

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Ong Yan Ting
BSc Business
Lee Fook Hong Gold Award, 2016

"I would like to specially thank the late Dr. Lee Fook Hong for sponsoring this award to support our education. I am grateful to have received this award. It was challenging to juggle both work and study but I am deeply thankful to have the support of the lecturers, family, and friends to make this learning journey a fruitful and meaningful one. Lastly, I would like to thank UniSIM for the effort in giving recognition to the students for our academic achievements."

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Sim Boon Wei Clement
BSc Finance
CIMB Book Prize, 2016

"I'm so glad to have finally completed my Part-time Degree with UniSIM. It is definitely tough to hold a full time job and to study part time. However, I would like to encourage you, that at the end of the journey, you would not only receive a prize (A Degree), but you would also grow in perseverance. I would like to thank CIMB, for generously gifting students who have done well academically. I'm very honoured to receive this prize from you.

Lastly, I thank God for His providence, and I thank my family, my friends, my colleagues, my lecturers, and the many people who worked behind the scenes to make this possible. Thank you."

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Tan Kay Yong
BEng Aerospace Systems
Singapore Technologies Aerospace Bronze Award, 2016

"I am thankful and extremely glad that I have chosen UniSIM to complete my bachelor degree education. My heartfelt thanks to Singapore Technologies Aerospace for awarding me with the Bronze Award. It has been a truly great honour to be recognised for my academic achievements.

I would also like to thank all the lecturers who have guided me through the journey. Special appreciation to Mr. Ian Tam Wvi Huat for the opportunity to work together on the Capstone research."

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Tan Siok Khiang
BSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Singapore Logistics Association Silver Award, 2016

"The journey with UniSIM is not just a pure learning journey. It enriches not just my pool of knowledge but also my personal development and growth in strength and perseverance.

To all the staff of UniSIM, I thank them for making this 5.5 years of learning journey a very enriching and smooth one.

I would like to extend my heartfelt thanks to Singapore Logistics Association for the award. This is not just a recognition of my academic performance. It is a recognition and encouragement for a mother who is juggling work, family and studies. Thank you very much."

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Tay Ee Ling
BSc Finance CFP®
Certification Achievement Award, 2016

"I am humbled with the CFP Certification Achievement Award. Thank you CFP, it was a wonderful learning experience and motivation for me. This journey was lighter with the support of UniSIM-NTUC sponsorship. I am thankful for this sponsorship as it allowed me to concentrate on my goals and worry less on my financial situation. Special thanks to Dr Ding Ding for providing me the support to complete my Programme on schedule. And Jeanette Ng for the guidance though my UniSIM journey. Not forgetting staff from UniSIM who supported us throughout the Programme."

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Wee Dun Yan
BSc Business
Lee Fook Hong Silver Award, 2016

"I would like to take this opportunity to thank UniSIM and the kind sponsor of the Lee Fook Hong Awards! You have no idea how happy and thrilled I was when I received the letter that I was awarded the Lee Fook Hong Silver Award. Despite the struggles and challenges faced in my course of studies with UniSIM, I am proud to say, 'I have graduated!' The award also acts as an affirmation that the effort and hard work put into my studies has been recognised. Once again, I would like to extend my thanks to all donors/sponsors who made the awards possible! :)"

Lim Wee Sze
Bachelor of Social Work
National Council of Social Service (NCSS) Gold Award, 2016

"No amount of words could ever describe my heartfelt gratitude to receive the National Council of Social Service (NCSS) Gold Award conferred by the National Council of Social Service; encouragements from Dr. Seng Boon Kheng, Head of Social Work Programme and to be guided under the wings of dedicated UniSIM instructors who have selflessly provided professional and valuable advice that optimises my knowledge and skills during the learning journey with UniSIM. These affirmations and recognition are everlasting motivational forces as I work towards serving the vulnerable and needy groups in our society. Thank you once again!"

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Shariffah Syafiqah Binte Syed Ja'afar
Bachelor of Human Resource Management
HCS Bronze Award, 2016

"If you ask me, this came as a very pleasant surprise. Honestly, I've never dreamt of being listed as one of the award winners. At the end of the day, it's not entirely about the end goal. It's the wealth of experience and knowledge gained that brought us to where we are today. As I looked back at my journey in UniSIM, I remain grateful for all the guidance received from helpful associates and peers.

Special thanks to HCS too for their support and for recognising students' achievements through the Convocation awards."

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Yeo Kian Mui
Bachelor of Early Childhood Education with Management
NTUC First Campus Silver Award, 2016

"It has been a fruitful and fulfilling learning journey at UniSIM. I would like to take this opportunity to extend my most sincere thanks to NTUC First Campus for presenting the Silver Award to me. I am so humbled and honoured to be acknowledged by you and I am grateful for the award. This serves as a great motivation for me and has proven that all the hard work and efforts have paid off. Your kindness and generosity are greatly appreciated!"

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Chan Iva
Bachelor of Counselling
Anthony Yeo Memorial Gold Award, 2016
Graduate Representative

"Having to face the challenge of juggling between full-time work and part-time studies gives one an even greater sense of achievement. My journey with UniSIM has been nothing short of phenomenal. The flexibility of UniSIM allows one to undertake their studies at their own comfortable pace. Students are inspired by the lessons taught with such passion by dedicated lecturers. UniSIM’s administrative staff are also prompt to answer inquires, and throughout my time there, they have been extremely helpful. UniSIM would even go the extra mile to assist students based on their individual needs and situation.

One of the most outstanding memories I had at UniSIM was meeting the Counselling Head of Program, Dr. Cecilia Soong. Despite her busy schedule, she always took time off to interact with the students through scheduled meals, and would send encouraging emails during the busy periods. I am glad that I chose to pursue further studies at UniSIM because it provided a conducive and ideal environment for learning through part-time studies. Thank you UniSIM for making my learning journey so enjoyable!"

Kok Kum Yang, Justin
BSc Biomedical Engineering
Dr Patrick H. M. Loh Silver Award, 2016

"I want to thank UniSIM for awarding me with the Dr Patrick H. M. Loh Silver Award. The award is a great honour, and I appreciate your recognition of my academic achievements. I believe this award marks a new chapter in my life and I promise to continue my academic and personal progression.

Looking back, I really cherish the good times I had while studying in UniSIM and all the great friends and lecturers I have made along this wonderful journey. Lastly, I am glad that I am able to prove that working and studying can actually coexist at the same time when you set your mind to it. To my fellow classmates and juniors, I hope you can achieve the same sense of satisfaction as I do upon your graduation."

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Leong Bai Kuang Nelson
Bachelor of Building and Project Management
BCA Bronze Award, 2016
Society of Project Managers Achievement Award, 2016
Langdon & Seah Achievement Award, 2016

"It has been a long and arduous journey studying with UniSIM. But it was definitely worth it with all the things that I was able to learn and achieve at UniSIM.

I would like to thank Building and Construction Authority, Society of Project Managers and Langdon & Seah for the awards, support and recognition given to part-time students. I am deeply honoured and grateful to have received the awards at UniSIM Convocation 2016."

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Liau Yong Xian Alfred
BSc Information and Communication Technology
NCS Silver Award, 2016

"Special thanks to NCS for giving me this award.

It had been a fruitful 3.5 years of learning journey with UniSIM. It had proven to me that hard work does pay off. This journey had helped me to gain the relevant knowledge for my work and also friendship with my study buddies who walked with me throughout the long journey.

Thanks to all the lecturers who had taught me and also the staff of UniSIM who helped me. Last, but not least, I would like to express my gratitude to my family members who had supported me along this journey. Without all of you, this end result would not have happened. Thank you."

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Lim Kai Siong, Johnny
BSc Information and Communication Technology
NCS Bronze Award, 2016

"Studying at UniSIM was an amazing experience for me. The modules are well-designed, well-taught and are diverse enough to lay a strong foundation across the various specialisations of the industry.

I would say to anyone considering studying for a part-time degree to pursue it, just like what I have decided to do 3 years ago. It is the best choice I have made for my studies and career."

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Phua Yong Chuan
BSc Biomedical Engineering
Dr Patrick H. M. Loh Gold Award, 2016
Institute Of Materials East Asia Book Prize, 2016

"First of all, I'd like to thank Dr Patrick Loh and the Institute of Materials for the opportunity and support given. The awards are strong recognition and reward for my commitment and academic achievements. I have never dreamt of getting any award since I took up this course 4 years ago.

It was a fulfilling experience studying in UniSIM and I’ve definitely gained more than just textbook knowledge in my university education. I've also learned how to better juggle the different commitments in life and how to be an independent learner. The helpful lecturers had definitely made a positive difference in my studies as many of them are from the biomedical industry and are experienced educators, who guided students and answered our doubts.

I'm also glad and excited to know that my study buddy Justin is also an award recipient. He was awarded the Dr Patrick H.M. Loh Silver Award. Having a friend to revise school work and study for the exams is extremely important as it helps one another to realise what was missed out in our individual revisions, and also two brains work better than one when it comes to problem solving.

I wish all undergraduates the best in their studies and always have the thirst and hunger for knowledge and learning!"

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Tan Hwee Siong
BEng Electronics
ST Electronics Gold Award, 2016

"Thank you UniSIM for giving me the opportunity to fulfil my education goal of pursuing a degree. My Bachelor of Electrical Engineering degree will play a pivotal role in propelling my career forward. Juggling work and family commitments together with school work was definitely difficult - but it was worth it. I would like to extend my heartfelt appreciation to IES and ST Electronics for awarding me the IES Gold Medal 2016 and ST Electronics Gold Award. Thank you for recognising my efforts in school."

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Tan Shi Kun
BEng Aerospace Systems
Singapore Technologies Aerospace Gold Award, 2016
IES Gold Medal, 2016

"The learning journey in UniSIM has been the most challenging and rewarding experience in my life. I would like to express my sincere gratitude to Singapore Technologies Aerospace Ltd and the Institute of Engineers Singapore for their recognition. It is certainly a great honour and privilege to receive the award which will further motivate me to aspire to greater heights.

I would also like to convey my heartfelt appreciation to UniSIM‘s amazing BEHAS staff, lecturers and classmates, as well as my family and friends who have supported me relentlessly through this journey. It would not have been possible for me to achieve this significant milestone without them. With that, thank you!"

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Toh Chee Siang
BSc Information and Communication Technology
NCS Gold Award, 2016

"I am really thankful to NCS for giving this special award to me. It is very satisfying to know that I have run this race well.

UniSIM has allowed me to fulfil a dream - a dream of getting a degree, and the feeling is beyond words. Even though the journey was challenging, having constant encouragements from my loved ones really saw me through every semester and challenge.

Special thanks to the Head of Programme (BICT), lecturers and the administrative staff for all the support, making this journey possible. Also, the core courses have broadened my knowledge, and the UCore courses have changed my perspective of things. All the time and effort invested in studying at UniSIM are all worth it.

Thank you, UniSIM."

Leong Si Jie
Master of Social Work
Social Work Book Prize 2016

"I had a fulfilling academic experience at UniSIM. I want to thank my lecturers who had so patiently shared their knowledge and experience. They have motivated me to continue pursuing knowledge beyond my studies and nurtured my unrelenting spirit towards challenges in my work. Part-time studies had not been an easy journey but the award has affirmed my efforts. Therefore I also wish to thank UniSIM for presenting me this recognition."

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Poon Baoqin
Master of Gerontology
Alice Lim Memorial Fund Silver Award, 2016

"I would like to thank those who have supported me through this journey, and believed in my potential even when I questioned myself. Without your love, patience and faith, I would not have achieved what I did. Thank you."

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Sng Hock Lin
Master of Gerontology
Alice Lim Memorial Fund Gold Award, 2016

"I am deeply honoured and humbled to receive this Gold Award. Firstly, I would like to share this honour with my very committed professors, lecturers and my lovely classmates. This award is a testament of their passionate sharing and team learning. I would also like to thank UniSIM for this learning opportunity for adults, and Professor Kalyani Mehta for her leadership and boundless energy in running the programme. Finally, I am humbled to receive this award in remembrance of the late Mdm Alice Lim and I will strive to continue her spirit of serving and making an impact to the needy in our society."

2015

Ho Wai Sing
BA Psychology with Business
Cengage Learning Asia Book Prize, 2015
CAS Book Prize, 2015

"I would like to thank Cengage Learning Asia and Mr Ong Woon Pheng for their unreserved generosity. These invaluable tokens of recognition shall continue to sustain continual endeavours towards lifelong learning and serve to strengthen the beliefs that I could pace myself to greater heights. I shall remain eternally grateful for the assistance received from helpful instructors and peers alike, as I reminisce my enriching journey here at UniSIM."

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​Lek Kah Han
BA Translation and Interpretation
Interlexis Gold Award, 2015

"It has been a humbling, eye-opening experience with UniSIM. I wish to extend my gratitude to Frank Tan Research Associates for the Gold Award and to Dr Susan Xu and all instructors who have made my time at BATI worthwhile!"

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​Leow An Na
BA Sociology with Communication
SAGE Gold Award, 2015

"Studying in UniSIM has been an enriching and fruitful journey. I would like to express my sincere thanks to SAGE for awarding me with the SAGE Gold Award. It is truly a great honor to have SAGE's recognition of my academic achievements."

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Ponni D/O Agoram
BA English Language and Literature
Marshall Cavendish Bronze Award, 2015
Valedictorian for School of Arts & Social Sciences, 2015

"Studying at UniSIM has been a wonderful and meaningful experience. My heartfelt thanks to Times Publishing Group for awarding me with the Marshall Cavendish Bronze Award. This award came as a surprise and it is truly an honour to receive this award."

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Remigius Sterina Victoria
BA Tamil Language and Literature
Singapore Tamil Teachers' Union Bronze Award, 2015

"In my education and journey at UniSIM I have had:

  • Three years of steadfast hard work, sleepless nights and unfailing dedication.
  • Two essential lessons: life is a constant journey of never-ending learning and one reaps what (s)he sows.
  • One distinctive experience that is to be prized and never to be forgotten.

I would like to take this opportunity to specially thank Singapore Tamil Teachers' Union for presenting me the bronze award, which has become an icon of my pleasant journey at UniSIM and the values that I have reaped from that experience. To be considered for this award by the Singapore Tamil Teachers' Union is a great honour and I feel immensely blessed to receive it. This award has not only been a mere symbol of those challenging three years, but also radiates a prominent message of encouragement for future endeavours. Hence, I would like to take this opportunity to convey my most sincere thanks to Singapore Tamil Teachers' Union for recognising me for this award and also for their continuous motivation and support through the years."

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Tay Mui Yen
Bachelor of Communication
Vincent Khoo Kah Tat Silver Award, 2015

"Studying in UniSIM has broadened my horizons. The knowledge I have gained is priceless and the journey was immensely fulfilling. I want to specially thank the late Mr Vincent Khoo Kah Tat for making it possible for me to receive the award."

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Vellaisamy Indrani
BA Tamil Language and Literature
Tamil Language Council Gold Award, 2015

"UniSIM is awesome and provides an excellent learning opportunity for anyone keen on pursuing a degree programme. I wish to specially thank Tamil Language Council for giving me the award."

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Zhang Di Calvin
Bachelor of Communication
Vincent Khoo Kah Tat Gold Award, 2015

"UniSIM has allowed me to fulfil my personal goal of pursuing higher education as a working adult. The past 4 years have been an exciting and enriching journey, one which I will vividly remember always.

I would like to thank the late Mr Vincent Khoo Kah Tat, and his wife, especially for the honour of receiving the Gold Award. All the toils and tribulations were definitely worth it! As they say, "no man is an island": I am also grateful to all the lecturers who have taught me, and to the friends who have walked this path of knowledge with me.

Indeed, knowledge is the greatest tool of empowerment. May our quest for self-actualisation be a continuing one!"

Chong Kai Xiang
BSc Finance
BSc Finance
CFP® Certification Achievement Award, 2015
CIMB Book Prize, 2015

"It has been a wonderful learning journey with UniSIM. Taking up the degree in Finance opened up a whole new world of opportunities for me. I am truly honored to have been chosen for these awards, knowing that there were many qualified candidates. I would like to express sincere gratitude to CFA Singapore, Financial Planning Association of Singapore and CIMB Securities (Singapore) Pte Ltd for expressing their support and recognition of academic achievements. Thank you."

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Lek Jun Rong
Bachelor of Accountancy
ACCA Achievement Award, 2015
CPA Australia Achievement Award, 2015

"I am very proud and honored to be the recipient of the 2015 ACCA and CPA Australia Achievement Award. Special thanks to ACCA Singapore and CPA Australia Ltd for their generous funding and support to UniSIM to reward graduates like me for our humble achievements in our studies. These awards gave me the motivation and inspiration to continue working hard and achieve greater success in my life.

Special thanks to Assoc. Prof Chan Yoke Kai for giving me the opportunity to pursue a degree in UniSIM, and for making the UniSIM accountancy degree as recognised as the degrees from other local universities.

Thank you all once again for your generosity and unwavering support given to us."

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Lim Chiam Loo
BSc Business Analytics
Sift Analytics Group Gold Award, 2015
SAS Analytics Achievement Award, 2015

"It has been a fruitful and enjoyable learning journey with UniSIM. I want to specially thank Sift Analytics Group Pte Ltd & SAS Singapore for giving me the award and the opportunities to learn new analytical tools to enhance my learning experience. I would like to take this opportunity to thank all the lecturers who have taught me throughout the programme. Their relevant business and professional experiences have helped to enhance my learning journey. Thank you for making this learning journey a memorable one."

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Lu Jia Long
BSc Business
Lee Fook Hong Gold Award, 2015

"It has been a wonderful and fruitful learning journey with UniSIM. I would like to specially thank the sponsor of the Lee Fook Hong Awards for their dedicated support towards education. The awards are not only a recognition of students’ efforts and hard work but are also an inspiration to all business students to strive for the best. It is truly an honor for me to be presented with the Lee Fook Hong Gold Award. I would also like to thank the Dean from the School of Business, Associate Professor Lee Pui Mun, and his team for the amazing learning experience in UniSIM. Last but not least, I would like to thank the Vice Dean, Dr. Calvin Chan, who had provided invaluable advice to me throughout my studies in UniSIM. UniSIM has, indeed, made a difference in my life."

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Ong Hui Si
BSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Singapore Logistics Association Bronze Award, 2015

"I am very thankful to SLA and my company K C Dat (S) Pte Ltd for the opportunity and support given. Without them, I would not have completed this programme successfully.

It had been an enriching, self-motivating and wonderful experience to work and learn from the professionals in the classroom throughout these four years' journey with UniSIM. Special thanks to our Head of Programme Assoc Prof Tan Yan Weng, my final project supervisor Mr Daniel Chew and all the lecturers who had given us guidance. The professional educators from UniSIM played a big role in making this game-changing accomplishment possible. Thank you."

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Tan Kian Wee
BSc Finance
CFA Singapore Silver Award, 2015
CIMB Investment Achievement Award, 2015

"I have never dreamt of getting any award since I took up this course 4 years ago. The journey felt so far and so uncertain then. Far as I'm not sure how long it would take, and uncertain because I don't know if I could even pass the modules! I told my family members and friends that to be able to pass, and complete the programme, is already a great blessing. I just put in my best in every module that I took.

I felt very happy when I knew that I'm finally going to graduate and Convocation would be held on 8 Oct 2015. But I was even more thrilled when I received the award letters informing me that I had been awarded the CFA Singapore Silver Award and CIMB Investment Achievement Award. It was such a pleasant surprise as I wasn't really expecting any award. It felt really good to be recognised for the hard work that I had put in and felt really special to be singled out for the good results that I had achieved. It was also a tremendous honor to receive the awards at the Convocation ceremony.

I would to take this opportunity to thank CFA and CIMB for sponsoring the awards. They have given me such great honor that money cannot buy. I have never felt so honoured in my life and I'm really grateful to them. They truly made my Convocation so much more memorable and honourable! Although getting awards should never be the reason for taking up a degree course, their awards were like a pat on the back to one who achieved good results through hard work. I do hope their kind contributions would continue to surprise and make a difference to our future course mates. A BIG BIG THANK YOU TO YOU!

In addition to thanking my sponsors, I really would also like to take this opportunity to thank my fellow course mates/module mates who fought together with me, and all my lecturers, for their guidance which helped make the awards possible for me. Also not forgetting all the UniSIM staff who supported me in my journey. I know there are so much going on behind the scene that people don't see but much effort had been put in. Yes, Dr Ding Ding, Faith Cheong, Karmen, etc., you are one of them! You people rock! Thank you, all."

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Tan Sock Hui
BSc Business
Lee Fook Hong Bronze Award, 2015

"I would like to express my gratitude to the late Dr Lee Fook Hong for his generosity in supporting the award. Receiving the award is an affirmation that the hard work put into my studies has been recognised. I sincerely thank Dr Lee for his kindness in supporting students in pursuit of higher education. Although it has been challenging to juggle work with studies, I am very glad to have the support from my family, friends, classmates and faculty members at UniSIM throughout my learning journey. Moving forward, I will continue to give my best and strive for greater heights in future endeavours."

Calista Chua Yu
Bachelor of Social Work
National Council of Social Service (NCSS) Gold Award, 2015

"The three years learning journey in UniSIM has been a remarkable and memorable one, marked with both challenges and successes. I would like to take this opportunity to thank National Council of Social Service (NCSS) for presenting me with this award. I would also like to thank Assoc Prof Seng Boon Kheng, Vice Dean and Head of Social Work Programme, for her encouragement when I took on additional modules in one of the semesters.

This has indeed been one of the greatest achievements and recognition of my hard work as it was a challenge to juggle between part-time studies and full-time employment. This award has definitely fuelled my confidence and inspiration in pursuing both my passion in social work and my goal of advancing social work beyond national boundaries."

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Deborah Tan Xuele
Bachelor of Counselling
Anthony Yeo Memorial Bronze Award, 2015

"It was enriching to study in UniSIM. Studying part time isn’t easy but working in a related industry helped to make the theories learned come alive. Studying something I am passionate about and being supported by like-minded classmates was truly a gift to me. I am deeply grateful and encouraged to receive the award and am looking forward to further my learning and using the skills that I have gained to help the community. Thank you!"

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Hilyah Binte Mohamed Bashir
Bachelor of Social Work
National Council of Social Service (NCSS) Silver Award, 2015

"UniSIM has been the platform where I embarked on my journey to be the Social Worker I am today. I would like to extend my heartfelt thanks to my family, classmates, lecturers, colleagues and employers for their constant guidance and support throughout my journey in UniSIM. I would also like to extend my thanks to NCSS for acknowledging and rewarding my academic achievement. With this award, I personally feel that the NCSS award has given me the encouragement and motivation to further contribute to the social service sector. Thank you, NCSS!"

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Lao Yuqing
Bachelor of Early Childhood and Chinese Language Education
MY World Preschool Bronze Award, 2015

"新跃大学的学习旅程,是一个充满乐趣、富于挑战的发现之旅。对新跃大学及授予本人"MY World Preschool Bronze Award"的奖项赞助人- MY World Preschool Ltd 给予的肯定,在此表示衷心的感谢!"

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Lee Wen Yuan
Bachelor of Early Childhood Education with Management
NTUC First Campus Bronze Award, 2015

"UniSIM has provided me with a very enriching experience of learning and growing as a more confident early childhood professional. I would like to specially thank NTUC First Campus for giving me this award."

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Sim Weiting Wendy
Bachelor of Human Resource Management
HCS Silver Award, 2015

"It has been an excellent opportunity for me to study at UniSIM. The flexible and independent learning at UniSIM has provided me a platform to indulge in my pursuit of knowledge and skills to go further in life. I would like to extend my gratitude to the Head of Programme- Assoc Prof David Wan for giving me the award to recognise my efforts throughout my studies; and sponsor, Human Capital Singapore for making the awards possible."

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Sing Ying Tong Isis
BSc Marketing
McGraw-Hill Education (Asia) Silver Award, 2015
Marketing Asia Book Prize, 2015

"Thank you McGraw-Hill Education and Marketing Asia Society for providing such great awards to us! Honestly, these awards were like a pleasant surprise to me when I was notified that I had been awarded because I did not study with the intention of getting an award. On the contrary, I believe that it is because studying at UniSIM was such a joy that I managed to score well and thus the awards were a bonus.

There are so many modules which I enjoyed tremendously. Consumer Behaviour, Business Analytics, Retail Management and many more. I am proud to be a graduate of UniSIM and with these awards, I believed it is also a form of recognition from the University.

Once again, donors, thank you for providing us, the students with these awards. It meant a lot."

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Wong Yuen Chern Andy
Bachelor of Early Childhood Education with Management
NTUC First Campus Gold Award, 2015

"Studying Early Childhood Education at UniSIM has been challenging yet deeply satisfying. Thank you, NTUC First Campus for selecting me as the recipient of the NTUC First Campus Gold Award. On behalf of the entire Early Childhood Education cohort, thank you for continuing to recognise, support and encourage academic excellence."

Ho Ai Chwen Tracie Trixie
Bachelor of Building and Project Management
BCA Gold Award, 2015
Langdon & Seah Achievement Award, 2015
Singapore Institute of Surveyors and Valuers QS Division Achievement Award, 2015

"I am deeply honoured and grateful to receive the awards from Langdon & Seah and Singapore Institute of Surveyors and Valuers at UniSIM’s Convocation 2015. The support and recognition given to part-time and mature students are indeed very encouraging. Thank you for the generosity."

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Mohammed Rozaiman Bin Rosidi
BSc Information and Communication Technology
NCS Bronze Award, 2015

"I would like to give my heartfelt appreciation to NCS as the NCS awards were added motivation for me to work even harder to attain the awards. The added motivation pushed me out of my comfort zone and I was able to achieve results that I never thought that I would be able to achieve.

A big 'Thank You' to the HoP, Dr Paul Wu whose tireless work in the background in ensuring an excellent student environment in terms of the quality of lecturers we had and the variety of modules that would benefit us in the real world were offered. Lastly, I would also like to thank UniSIM for giving me the opportunity, and together with the support of my family, I was able to realise my dreams and be a game changer in my own right."

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Pang Cheng Chin
BEng Aerospace Systems
Singapore Technologies Aerospace Silver Award, 2015

"I have benefited immensely from the Aerospace programme. I would like to thank all the staff from the School of Science and Technology for their wonderful help rendered during my study at UniSIM. I would also like to express my sincere gratitude to the Head of Aerospace Systems Programme, Mr Koh Pak Keng for his insightful guidance. I have obtained my primary objective of enhancing my understanding about airplanes and became a safer and more knowledgeable pilot. I would also like to thank ST Aerospace for awarding me the Silver Award as it gave me the courage to further the pursuance of my dream."

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Pek Han Wah
BSc Information Technology and Business
IDA Award, 2015

"It has been a wonderful and challenging learning journey with UniSIM. I want to specially thank IDA for giving me the award, which is a strong recognition and reward for my commitment and academic achievements. This award has greatly improved my career's prospect as IDA is a widely recognised brand name both locally and internationally. Thank you, UniSIM. Thank you, IDA."

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Zeng Qingjie
BEng Aerospace Systems
Singapore Technologies Aerospace Gold Award, 2015

"It has been a challenging, stressful yet fruitful, learning experience in UniSIM. I would like to specially thank the Head of BEHAS Programme for his understanding, assistance and dedication throughout my course of studies. It wouldn't have been possible without the help and support from him and his team, for me to complete this degree course and win this award.

I would also like to thank Singapore Technologies Aerospace for giving me this award in recognition of my excellent performance. It is very satisfying. Hopefully, I can contribute back in one way or another to the organisation, if not to the society."

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Zeng Qingjie
BEng Aerospace Systems
IES Top Student Award, 2015

"I would like to thank IES for awarding me this Top Student Award. It is really rewarding and motivating, and it encouraged me to share this achievement with the younger generation, to influence them to pursue an engineering degree and take it on as a career. Besides that, this award will definitely earn me a better career opportunity."

Singapore University of Social Sciences was formerly known as UniSIM (SIM University).
School of Humanities and Behavioural Sciences was formerly known as School of Arts and Social Sciences.
S R Nathan School of Human Development was formerly known as School of Human Development and Social Services.

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