ITE alumni make good

Raising the bar

Alumni from the Institute of Technical Education are making waves in different fields, from law to fashion to theatre

Twenty-three-year-old Nicholas Chan made history two months ago when he became the first graduate of the Institute of Technical Education (ITE) to be accepted into the National University of Singapore's Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine.

Mr Chan, who had dropped out of secondary school, trained as a nursing student in ITE before scoring well enough to enter Nanyang Polytechnic's nursing course.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on July 07, 2019, with the headline 'Raising the bar'. Subscribe