About Us

Singapore Polytechnic International Pte Ltd (SPI) was set up in 2004 as a wholly owned subsidiary by Singapore Polytechnic (SP) to offer SP’s brand of technology-based education to countries in the Asia-Pacific region.

SP has over fifty years of history training technologists and professionals who are intimately linked to the various phases in the growth and development of Singapore. It has evolved and changed over the years in tandem with the evolution of the Singapore economy from a low-tech, high labour-intensive manufacturing base to high-tech, knowledge-based and capital-intensive economy today. Our vast knowledge and experience gained over the last fifty years can be used to train technologists who are able to create products and services to support the growth of the Asia-Pacific economies.

Its current enrolment of over 15,000 full-time diploma students and 49 full-time diploma and post-diploma courses in its Schools of Architecture & the Built Environment, Business, Chemical and Life Sciences, Communication, Arts and Social Sciences, Design, Digital Media and Infocomm Technology, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering, and the Singapore Maritime Academy. The prestigious Singapore Polytechnic Diploma is internationally recognised not only by employers but also by local and foreign universities.

Our staff are a dedicated team of about 1,500 highly qualified staff of many nationalities all committed to helping the Polytechnic realise its vision of producing graduates who are highly competent, innovative and versatile, imbued with sound values and committed to lifelong learning.

The polytechnic’s beautiful sprawling 38 hectare campus is outfitted with state-of-the-art teaching facilities to train students in new industries and emerging technologies is located along Dover Road, right in the heart of Singapore’s educational belt, and science and information technology hubs in the western part of Singapore. Around the campus are many signs of development and re-development in progress. Buildings and facilities are constantly refurbished to ensure that they are up-to-date and well equipped. It is the only polytechnic with direct access to an MRT Station right at our doorstep. You literally step off the MRT and into the polytechnic campus.

SPI's objective:

  • To recruit international students to study the three-year full-time diplomas.
  • To serve as a one-stop centre for SP's overseas programmes.
  • To serve as a learning centre for international institutions interested in technical education training.
  • To provide consultancy services for governments, educational and training institutions in the region.
  • To provide validation, certification and testing services to educational and training institutions in Singapore and overseas.

SPI has a four-member Board of Directors with the day-to-day running in the hands of a General Manager.