With its geographical proximity and cultural affinity to India, Singapore continues to be an important International destination for quality education to the Indian students, who are aspiring for an overseas education with a good International career prospects. The Government of Singapore is aggressively promoting its various higher secondary colleges and institutions across Indian metros and large cities. Over three years, the number of Indian students opting for studies in Singapore has surged and with the growth of the Indian economy and the increasing standard of life to its large middle class population means more and more students will be coming to Singapore, which is the leading Educational Hub in Asia, with a blend of both Western and Eastern Cultures, say best of the both worlds. Singapore is well known as a global education hub.
Singapore takes great pride in maintaining extremely high standards of teaching and learning. Many universities in Singapore have strong links with industry, student will be able to gain practical experience alongside your degree. This not only makes your time studying more interesting, it can also mean that you will find employment more easily.
For those interested in statistics, Singapore ranked 7th in INSEAD Global Innovation Index 2015 and 2nd in the World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Report for 2015-2016. The 2016 Top Cities for Students rankings by QS which considers factors such as universities, cost of living, standard of living, job opportunities & student mix places Singapore in the 6th position.
LIST OF UNIVERSITIES
- FTMS Academy
- PSB Academy
- James Cook University Singapore
- Singapore Institute of Technology
- National University of Singapore
- Nanyang Technological University
- Singapore University of Technology and Design
- Yale-NUS College
- Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
- DigiPen Institute of Technology Singapore
- German Institute of Science and Technology
WHY STUDY IN SINGAPORE?
Singapore is the premier education hub of Asia where tradition and modernity tastefully unite offering students a truly global educational experience.Singapore education is based on a broad base curriculum and global perspective that equips them to excel in the competitive job market.
- Singapore is rated no 1 in the world by World Bank for ease of doing business.
- Singapore is a safe city with a low crime rate and a stable political environment.
- The education system in Singapore revolves around the premise that every student has unique aptitudes and interests.
- Singapore provides all of its residents with excellent public and private transportation, top quality healthcare, a safe and healthy living environment, easy access to many other nations, excellent schools, an outstanding support system for businesses, entrepreneurs and corporations, and an endless selection of cultural and educational opportunities.
- With many multinational companies in Singapore, there are good job opportunities for executives and professionals who are bilingual and familiar with the Chinese culture.
Singapore uses the Singapore Dollar (SGD) as its currency.
Singapore is one of the most affordable places to live in, which is known for its quality of education. The nation welcomes international students with liberal standard of admission and affordable cost of study compare to other foreign countries.
- Diplomas- 1 – 2 years (Cost- S$9000- S$15000)
- Bachelors- 2-4 years (Cost- S$ 24000- S$35000)
- Masters- 1- 1.5 years (Cost- S$ 18,500- S$ 30000)
COST OF LIVING
Singapore offers a high, yet affordable, quality of life. The cost of living in Singapore is significantly lower than that of developed countries such as Australia, UK and USA. An international student in Singapore spends on average about SGD 750 to SGD 2,000 a month on living expenses, including accommodation, utilities, food, transport, clothing, telecommunications, books, medical and personal expenses (These estimates are for reference only).
The English Proficiency test and other eligibility tests like GRE, GMAT is required by Some Institutes/Colleges/Universities in Singapore. However most of them do not require all these.
Yes, you can do part-time work under certain conditions and it is also subject to approval by the university or polytechnic that you are studying in. Before you look for part time employment, please approach the respective institutions for further details. The country is in desperate need of qualified foreign workers.