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IT Newslett for Students - Oct 2013
for Student Oct 2013

Upgrade of NPal Student Self Service

The new NPal Student system will be open to students from 8 Oct 2013, 9am.

There will be no change in your User ID and Password.

Enhancements include
* Create your personal favourites for frequently accessed pages

* "My Weekly Schedule" in addition to your semester timetable

* Info of Current & Past Advisors

* Online preference ranking for internship

* My School's Events/Announcements

* Diploma Plus Online Application

If you have any queries, please contact or SMS to 90300263

Check your email or this site on 8 Oct for updates.

Is "Important Email Verification" genuine?

It is important that we are vigilant whenever we are required to click on links in emails.

Recently, there was an email with the subject "Important Email Verification" that appeared to be from Microsoft Email Support on email accounts verification. A link "CLICK HERE" was provided for online verfication. Hovering over the link reveals a suspicious URL.


  • Before you click on a link in an email, always hover over the link to view the URL.
  • Do not click on the link if it appears to be unfamiliar or suspicious.

Mobile Security

Two simple steps to reduce the risk of cyber threats on our mobile devices.


  • Disable WiFi and Bluetooth when you do not need to use them as attackers could access information on your mobile device through its enabled WiFi or Bluetooth connection.

  • Password protect your mobile device to prevent unauthorised access to the data stored on your device.

More information is available at


Online Identity Security

Your personal data such as email address, Internet banking login and NRIC could be a form of your identity online. If your personal data is disclosed online, malicious users can easily harvest the information and misuse those information or masquerade as you.

To protect yourself, do

  • Refrain from posting personal particulars online.
  • Restrict public's access to your social media profile.

More information is available at


System Maintenance Schedule for Oct 2013

Sat, 5 Oct 2013, 9am to 1pm

NP website and Student portal Maintenance
During the maintenance, users may experience momentarily slowness when accessing NP website and Student Portal.


Sat, 5 Oct 2013, 9am to 4pm

MeL Maintenance
MeL will be unavailable during the maintenance period.


Fri, 27 Sep 2013, 6pm to Tue, 8 Oct 2013, 8am

Upgrade of NPal
NPal Student Self Service will be closed for upgrading. The new NPal student system will open on 8 Oct 2013.


Apologies for any inconvenience caused.
Please email to should you require further information or clarification.

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