Our Achievements

Feb 2012

Opened the SUTD-MIT International Design Centre

MIT and SUTD jointly opened a new facility – the MIT-SUTD International Design Centre (IDC) on 8 February 2012.

Apr 2012

Matriculated our first batch of undergraduate students

On 27 April 2012, we successfully matriculated 340 undergraduate students – our first batch.

Sep 2012

Established the Lee Kuan Yew Centre for Innovative Cities

The Lee Kuan Yew Centre for Innovative Cities (LKYCIC) was established in September 2012 as one of the research centres of excellence in the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD).

Nov 2012

First SUTD PhD programme launched

SUTD launched our inaugural PhD Programme (first intake in September 2013) to develop outstanding local and international individuals for careers in academia or industry.

Sep 2013

Sent 28 students to MIT for the first Global Leadership Programme

One of SUTD’s premier signature programme which offers students the opportunity to attend a fully immersive summer programme of at least 8 weeks duration at one of SUTD’s top partner institutions overseas.

Apr 2014

Achieved provisional accreditation for Engineering degrees by the Institute of Engineers Singapore (IES), through its Engineering Accreditation Board (EAB)

On 7 April 2014, SUTD was awarded provisional accreditation for all its three undergraduate engineering degree programmes by the Institution of Engineers Singapore (IES), through its Engineering Accreditation Board (EAB).

Nov 2014

Received President’s Design Award for the in-house library pavilion design at the Dover Road interim campus

SUTD was awarded the 2014 President’s Design Award for the Library’s Pavilion. The unique gridshell structure was designed by the SUTD City Form Lab.

Nov 2014

MIT held its Executive Committee meeting outside the USA at SUTD’s new campus, a first in its 150-year history

The MIT Executive Committee Meeting on 7th and 8th November 2014 was a momentous event for SUTD. This was the first time, the senior officers and faculty members of MIT Corporation visited Singapore and SUTD and held its first Executive Committee meeting outside of the USA.

Aug 2015

Graduation of the pioneer batch of undergraduate students

29 August 2015, SUTD graduated 298 students with Bachelor’s degree and 10 students with Master’s degree. They are our first batch of students who joined us in 2012.

Mar 2016

First graduate employment survey conducted

This is the first time, our students participated in the Joint Graduate Employment Survey with the other 4 universities.

Sep 2016

First batch of Masters of Architecture students graduate

On 10 September 2016, we graduated our very first batch of Masters of Architecture students.

Nov 2017

Five-year growth plan launched

To spearhead our next phase of growth, SUTD will be developing a suite of integrated, multi-disciplinary programmes in key economic sectors over the next 5 years.

Jan 2018

SUTD Academy launched

On 10 January 2018, we launched our SUTD Academy, offering SkillsFuture courses in the growth sectors (cybersecurity, data analytics, engineering, urban solutions and tech-enabled services).

Mar 2018

SUTD tops MIT’s list of emerging engineering schools

We are named the top emerging engineering schools!

May 2018

SUTD and NUS curated for the Singapore Pavilion at the Venice Biennale

An ethereal cloud made of skilfully handcrafted acrylic knots that remits light and the scent of the Vanda Miss Joaquim flow was gently suspended in the vast spaces of the Sale d’Armi. This display formed the centrepiece of the Singapore Pavilion at the prestigious Venice Biennale.

Jul 2018

Design of the Year award 2018 – The Future of Us Pavilion

SUTD Advanced Architecture Lab’s ‘The Future of Us Pavilion’ won the Design of the Year Award in the Singapore President’s Design Award 2018.

Feb 2020

SUTD Open House 2020

In 2020, the SUTD Open House 2020 went DIGITAL! We turned our physical Open House into an online event experience, a group of SUTD students created a virtual replica of the campus in less than 14 days. Click here to experience SUTD!

Aug 2020

Capstone Design Showcase 2020

Our first virtual Capstone Design Showcase features 63 innovations by our graduating cohort, conceived to transform the way we live and to better our world by design. The Capstone Design project is a collaboration between our Industry Partners and senior-year students. Students of different majors work in teams and contribute their expertise to solve real-world…

Sep 2020

SUTD @ Singapore Archifest 2020

Themed “Architecture Saving OUR World”, the festival this year will spotlight new ideas and responsible designs that benefit our ecology and humanity, as a showcase of the architecture fraternity’s resilience during this pandemic, and how design can make a difference. Over 100 programmes have been lined up as part of Singapore Archifest’s first-ever hybrid edition….

Oct 2020

Swift App Development Programme 2020: Graduation

Launched in 2019, the Swift App Development Programme, is an initiative where SUTD students get to learn app development using Swift programming language by Apple. During the programme, students also get the chance to meet and interact with experts from the industry. This ceremony celebrates the achievements of the first batch of graduates from the…

Jan 2021

SUTD graduate invents a syringe device to prevent medication dosing errors

A graduate from the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) has developed a syringe device to help medical staff control the amount of medication delivered. Approximately 80% of medical staff who have used the device felt that it helped increase their confidence in giving the correct dose of medication and more than 70% of…