Visit by Gang Ye, Group Chief Operating Officer of Sea, upon the launch of Shopee-SUTD scholarship on 23 January 2020.
(L-R) Prof Chong Tow Chong, President of SUTD, Gang Ye, Group Chief Operating Officer of Sea, and Prof David Rosen, Research Director of the SUTD Digital Manufacturing and Design (DManD) Centre, in the DManD centre.
The Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) and Shopee, the e-commerce arm of Sea, announced that they will join hands to nurture Singapore’s tech talent pipeline. SUTD will look to leverage Shopee’s industry expertise, regional presence, and ecosystem to create new opportunities for SUTD students.
The partnership will comprise two parts:
- Shopee-SUTD Scholarship: To provide financially disadvantaged students with the opportunity to pursue an education in technology and design.
- Shopee-SUTD Industry Collaboration Dialogues: To explore further opportunities for Shopee to broaden its support for SUTD’s capacity building initiatives for tech talent in Singapore.