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Student Life in Singapore

Once you land in Singapore, ‘east meets the west’ theme will flash in front of your eyes.  Though a small country, Singapore has earned its place in the list of top cities to live in owing to the reasons of security, high quality of living, excellent transport facilities and healthy atmosphere with least pollution. Choosing Singapore as your destination for higher education will enrich your studying experience and also offer you a global perspective. Culture and Food in Singapore: The lion city has attracted large number of immigrants and hence is culturally diverse....

Singapore - A Dream Destination

The lion city is one of the most delightful places to visit, move or study in. Its diversified culture, beautiful islands and strong living conditions make it an urban dream city. With a total area of 710 kilometer square by 274 kilometer square, Singapore is a sprawling city comprising of beautiful islands. Singapore’s geography The geography of Singapore is an exquisite boon to itself. There are a total of 63 little islands out of which “Pulao ujong” popularly known as “the island of Singapore” is the largest. Sentosa, jurong and Pulao ubin follow...

Singapore: Types of Higher Educational Institutions

Presently, Singapore is emerging as the hub of higher education with its world renowned quality of education. Though a small country, it has established itself as a top player in the higher education sector making it one of the top destinations for increasing number of international students. With the aim to produce graduates who are capable of meeting the needs of today and foresee the challenges of the future, Singapore has designed an education system that is not only innovative but also a leader in the educational front. The post-secondary education in Singapore is provided by three...

Singapore: Accreditation Bodies for Higher Education

Singapore education is held in high esteem as the quality of the education provided is maintained and controlled by various accreditation bodies. These accreditation bodies work to ensure that the education imparted to the students meet the set standards thereby adding value to the degree obtained. Studying in an institution or a course that is not recognized by an accreditation body would not hold any value and your job prospects will remain grim. Make sure to check the accreditation to ensure the quality of the education. Listed below are a few accreditation bodies of Singapore: ...

Study in Singapore: Application Procedure and Entry Requirements

Choosing a destination to study abroad can be a confusing and an exhaustive task.  While many aspirants choose USA, UK, Australia and the likes for higher education, most of them are disheartened by the entry requirements and cost of studies. In such a scenario considering Singapore as a study option can be a great choice. Be it undergraduate study, postgraduate, doctoral or simply a diploma-the island city has a lot to offer on the educational front. Singapore is a strong believer in innovation, progressive ideas and strong scholastic values and therefore, reputed institutes like MIT,...

Singapore : Top Universities

In 2003, the government of Singapore established Singapore Education, a division of Ministry of Education in order to endorse and encourage superior quality education. Till date Singapore has been adding volumes to its world renowned institutes. The country is an ardent believer in quality education and is driven by the hunger to impart extensive knowledge. Singapore includes some of the best educational institutes that offer degrees recognized all over the world. Some of the best institutes and recognized universities are listed below- National University of Singapore (NUS) ...

Popular Courses in Singapore

Singapore is coming up as one of the most popular destination for higher education in Asia. In addition to being one of the top Asian countries in the educational sector, Singapore has also established itself as the top player in the international education market with its quality education and diversity of courses offered. Today, some of the top world universities are embracing collaborations with Singapore universities to market their top courses and attract international student traffic. Choosing the right course or program of study is one of the important decisions to be made while...

Singapore: Student's Pass/Visa

Every foreign country has a set of immigration rules that an international student must abide by and Singapore is no exception to this. Every international student who wishes to study in Singapore must apply for a student’s pass to pursue full-time studies as per the law set by the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority. If you are one of the students aspiring to study in Singapore, the below mentioned details will help you understand what a student’s pass is and how to obtain it. Who should apply for Student's Pass? A foreigner must apply for a Student's Pass if he/she...

Student's Pass: Completion of Formalities and Other Details

Successful applicants will be issued with an In-Principle Approval (IPA) letter by ICA through the IHL. For applicants who require a visa to enter Singapore, a visa will be incorporated in the IPA letter. Students need not apply for a separate visa and may enter Singapore by producing the IPA letter at the checkpoints. ICA, in collaboration with the Institute of Higher Learning, conducts offsite enrolment on an ad hoc basis for the issuance of student's passes. Where applicable, the institution will advise applicant on the date, time and venue for the offsite enrolment. After the...

Scholarships in Singapore

Along with Singapore’s major universities, many private and corporate organizations offer quite a few scholarships to international students every academic year. All scholarships are offered on either need or merit basis. Some are also offered on gender and community basis. Singapore is an ardent promoter of quality education and believes in fuelling the emerging leaders by imparting knowledge of superior eminence and helps add to global growth. There are scholarships offered by Indian corporate and trusts as well. The scholarships cover tuition fees, accommodation and travel expenses...

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