Hui Shan Lim

Hui Shan Lim joined the School of Chemical and Life Sciences, Singapore Polytechnic (SP) as an optometry lecturer in 2011 and is currently responsible for managing the optometry academic staff.  Before joining SP, she was practising as an optometrist in both clinical and retail settings. Driven by a passion for optometry and teaching, she decided to join Singapore Polytechnic upon completing her BSc (Hons) in Optometry from the University of Manchester and has been teaching since then.

Hui Shan’s unique way of teaching through edutech tools, personal stories and creative use of analogies to interact and help students understand challenging concepts won the hearts of many students. Her innovative and engaging teaching methods won her the SP Excellence in Teaching Award in 2016 and 2021.