More chances for working adults to return to school as full-time poly courses meant for students now open to them

Mr Lim Ming Xi, 26, will start his full-time diploma course in hospitality and tourism management next month. He said that his work experience in the food and beverage industry made him certain of his interest in the industry. ST PHOTO: KHALID BABA
Mr Lim Ming Xi, 26, will start his full-time diploma course in hospitality and tourism management next month. He said that his work experience in the food and beverage industry made him certain of his interest in the industry. ST PHOTO: KHALID BABA

They can now apply for full-time polytechnic courses previously meant only for students

Polytechnics are opening more doors for working adults to go back to school.

This year, polytechnics extended a scheme to working adults which allows students to apply for full-time diploma courses based on their aptitudes.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 24, 2020, with the headline 'More chances for working adults to return to school'. Print Edition | Subscribe