First established in 2002, Republic Polytechnic (RP) had an initial enrolment of just 800. Over the years, RP has grown from strength to strength building our reputation as a tertiary institution of academic excellence. Today, we are home to a lively community of about 14,000 students and more than 1,000 staff. The first educational institution in Singapore to leverage the Problem-based Learning approach for all its diploma programmes, RP has seven schools offering courses in Applied Science, Engineering, Management and Communication, Hospitality, Infocomm, Sports, Health & Leisure, and Technology for the Arts.
Republic Polytechnic is committed to nurturing innovation and entrepreneurial learning in an environment that develops problem-solving skills and lifelong learning opportunities. Its holistic and broad-based curriculum prepares students for an active and meaningful role in society as problem solvers, respected professionals and passionate citizens. Republic Polytechnic strives for excellence by achieving various international and national accreditations, including ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001, ISO 22301, Singapore Quality Class, People Developer, Innovation Class, and Service Class.