My heartiest congratulations to
you, the Class of 2020! This marks the beginning of a new phase in your life,
with immense opportunities and possibilities ahead.
In the face of the worldwide Covid-19 pandemic, we have had to
make the difficult decision of cancelling your graduation ceremony in order to
prioritise your health and safety. While this pandemic has given us a lot to worry about, it can
never take away the foundation of your ITE education nor the beautiful memories
you have accumulated in your course of study at College West.
journey with us, you have acquired invaluable skills and knowledge, and
developed the requisite character traits to prepare you for your future. You have
also built meaningful relationships and discovered hidden talents which have put you in good stead. Don’t ever
We live in a world today that moves at breakneck speed. The
technology we learned yesterday will become obsolete in just a few years. To
add to the complexities, the Covid-19 situation looks set to linger for some
time and this means we will have to adjust to a new norm for the foreseeable
So, please keep learning and developing yourself professionally.
As a young graduate, always remember to have a growth mind set and
We have curated a wide range of short ITE courses to help you pick
up a new skill or hone an acquired expertise. As a recent graduate, you now
have the privilege to take up two free short courses for your own upgrading. I encourage
you to seize this opportunity to act, check out our website* and register your
Before I end, here is something
for you to ponder over: sometimes, difficult choices can open the door to
future opportunities, and a short-term pain is well worth the long-run gain.
With that, congratulations again and my best wishes for a bright
For now, please stay safe and stay home.
Principal, ITE College West
*Check out our short courses here.