Sunday, March 10, 2019

Recruitment for 46th Ship For Southeast Asian and Japanese Youth Programme (SSEAYP) 2019

Organised by the Cabinet Office of Japan and supported by the governments of Southeast Asia, SSEAYP has benefited over 1,000 Singaporean youths since 1974. Through SSEAYP, participating youths have the opportunity for international exposure and leadership development as they play a significant role as youth ambassadors for Singapore. The National Youth Council (NYC), Singapore's national co-ordinating body for youth affairs, oversees the programme.
The journey promises participants with vibrant discussions on social & youth matters and eye-opening cultural exchanges. At each port of call, participants can look forward to interacting with the local youths, pay courtesy calls on dignitaries, visit local institutions and experience a unique home stay programme.

Sailing dates* 
23 Oct 2019 - 13 Dec 2019
Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam, Myanmar and Japan.
Application process
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Sunday, February 5, 2017

Registration for 44th SSEAYP


Are you…

A Singapore Citizen aged between 18-30 (Participating Youth) or above 31 (National Leader);

Keen to be exposed to different cultures and gain valuable global perspective; and
Looking to make new friends from around the world?

If it’s a resounding yes for all of the above, apply for the 44th SSEAYP today! To find out more, join in the SSEAYP Sharing Session on 8 March 2017!

For more information, visit 

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

SSEAYP Day 2016

SPY10s at SSEAYP Day 2016
Photo Credit: SSEAYP International Singapore

SSEAYP DAY 2016 was held on 8 October 2016 at *SCAPE. The event featured an exhibition of 9 ex-SPYs from the earlier batches who have made significant contributions to Singapore and the regional community.

The event also saw the launch of Pureji, Tree of Hope, where pledges were collected to raise funds for programmes in 2017.

SSEAYP DAY 2016 was graced by Dr Maliki Osman, Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Defence & Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Mayor, South East District.

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Sunday, May 29, 2016

SSEAYP Singapore's Alumni elects new term SIS Executive Board members

Former Singapore Participating Youths (PYs) convened at the 2nd Biennial General Meeting of the SSEAYP International Singapore (SIS), since the alumni body was registered as a society in 2014, on 28 May 2016 at

In the most keenly contested election, a total of 33 former PYs stood forward to serve in the 21-seat SIS Executive Board.

SPY10 Jed introducing himself as a candidate


Presenting the 2nd Term SSEAYP International Singapore Executive Board:
President - Gerald Tang (PY2007)
1st Deputy President - Yacob Hussain (PY1992, NL2003)
2nd Deputy President - Kelvin Lai (PY1996)
Secretary-General - Noormah Bte Azizi (PY2014)
Deputy Secretary-General - Melisa Wong (PY2013)
Treasurer - Zuraimi Abdul Basheer (NL2015)
Deputy Treasurer - William Cheong (PY1985, NL2006)
Director, Training & Development - Muhammad Hafidz (PY1995, OBSC2011)
Deputy Director, Training & Development - Teo Eng Soon (PY2011)
Director, Grant Management - Dawn Pereira (PY2002)
Deputy Director, Grant Management - Teo Eng Soon (PY2011)
Director, Corporate Communications - Andy Iskandar (PY2005, OBSC2014)
Deputy Director, Corporate Communications - Abdillah Zamzuri (PY2007)
Director, Alumni Affairs - Zatan Tan (PY2010)
Deputy Director, Alumni Affairs - Jed Senthil (PY2010)

Deputy Director, Alumni Affairs - Rachel How (PY2014)
Director, Social Contribution Activities - Muhammad Riduan (PY2012)
Deputy Director, Social Contribution Activities - Lin Yen (PY2012)
Director, International Affairs - Imhar Said (PY1984, NL1999)
Deputy Director, International Affairs - Ronald Teo (PY2000)
Director, Homestay - Desmond Yew (PY2008, OBSC2015)
Deputy Director, Homestay - Shih Shun (PY2013)

Big thanks to the 1st term SIS Executive Board members and congratulations to the new term!

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Monday, May 23, 2016

2 SPY10 standing for election for SIS Executive Board

A record 34 nominees will be contesting for 21 seats of the 2nd SSEAYP International Singapore (SIS) Executive Board on 28 May 2016, 2pm at

2 of our Participating Youths of the 37th SSEAYP 2010 will be standing for election. They are the best of the best:

SPY10 Jed (#9):

SYL10 Zatan (#26):

Vote for the best of the best. Vote for Jed and Zatan!

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

43rd Ship For Southeast Asian and Japanese Youth Programme (SSEAYP) Sailing Route

Courtesy of a former VPY2008:

Nippon Maru will sail from Tokyo to Ho Chi Minh City, Bangkok, Phnom Penh, Singapore and Jakarta for 43rd SSEAYP.

Monday, March 14, 2016

SPY10s at SSEAYP Sharing Session 2016

SPY10s joined 42nd SSEAYP SPYs and SSEAYP International Singapore in facilitating the SSEAYP Sharing Session, organised by the National Youth Council, on 8 March 2016. The sharing session provides potential PYs with real-life experience from ex-PYs in the programme.

SYL10 Zatan sharing his experience in the programme

Arguably the best shirt design for SSEAYP

SPY10 Jed as one of the table hosts

SAYL10 Janelle welcoming a potential PY