NAFA Convocation 2017

On 2 and 3 September 2017, NAFA saw 747 graduates from the Class of 2017 receiving their diploma and degree certificates at the annual Convocation Ceremony held at the Lee Foundation Theatre.

The first ceremony on the morning of 2 September was officiated by Mr Peter Tay, Designer of the Year, President’s Design Award 2014, and Design Director of Peter Tay Studio. During the ceremonies, 23 top students from their respective courses received Best Graduate Awards, with six of them receiving an additional award for their outstanding performance in NAFA. The students are:

Lim Han Quan, Diploma in Music
‘The Ngee Ann Kongsi Gold Medal’

Jecelyn, Diploma in Illustration Design with Animation
‘NAFA Chairman Award’

Lee Jin Tian, Diploma in Fashion Design
‘NAFA President Award’

Lappakornkul Supatchai, Diploma in Dance
‘Wu Tsung Kan Book Prize’

Masturah Binte Oli Mohamed, Diploma in Theatre (English Drama)
‘Wu Tsung Kan Book Prize’

Zhang Wenyi, Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Theatre Arts
‘Embassy of Peru Award’

NAFA alumnus and painter Boo Sze Yang was also accorded the Distinguished Alumni Medal for his contributions towards excellence in the arts and design and the development of Singapore’s arts scene.

Our deepest congratulations to NAFA’s Class of 2017!


NAFA Convocation 2017 - Ceremony at Lee Foundation Theatre

Best Graduate and one of NAFA’s valedictorians for 2017, Bengali Farhaan Qaeed

Mr Peter Tay with Best Graduates & recipients of the top awards

H.E. Ambassador Manuel G. Talavera with Zhang Wenyi, recipient of the Embassy of Peru Award

NAFA Chairman, Ms Low Sin Leng, with Best Graduates Jecelyn & Lee Jin Tian

NAFA Vice President (Academic), Jerry Soo, with valedictorian, Best Graduate and recipient of the Wu Tsung Kan Book Prize, Masturah Binte Oli Mohamed