Singapore officially the Republic of Singapore, is a Southeast Asian island city-state off the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula. Singapore is a small country with a diverse population of 5.18 million.
The major towns of Singapore is Toa Payoh, Ang Mo Kio,Choa Chu Kang, Bedok, Tampines.
The climate of Singapore is always pleasant. It is always bright and sunny.
Singapore is known as a bustling metropolis that also happens to be one of the cleanest and safest cities of its size in the world.
Singapore is the world’s fourth-leading financial centre, and its port is one of the five busiest. The economy depends heavily on exports and refining imported goods, especially in manufacturing.
General Facts of Singapore
- Language: English, Malay, Mandarin and Tamil
- Currency: Singapore dollar (SGD)
- 1 Singapore dollar = Rs. 40
- Capital: Singapore
- Cities: Toa Payoh, Ang Mo Kio,Choa Chu Kang, Bedok, Tampines
- Religion: 9% Taoist, 42% Buddhist, 15% Muslim, 15% Christian, 4% Hindu, 15% Others
- Climate: uniform temperature and pressure, high humidity and abundant rainfall.
- Population: 5.184 million
- Ethnic Groups: 74% Chinese, 13% Malay, 9% Indian, 3% Others
- ISD Code: +65
Study in Singapore
By choosing to study abroad in Singapore, international students have an opportunity to not only be plugged into an education system that promotes excellence, but also be a part of a global community.
No other city offers a more alluring mix of cutting-edge infrastructure, world-class education system and dynamic cosmopolitan vibe thanks to a blend of Eastern and Western cultures. Beneath the city’s towering skyscrapers, you’ll discover the rich and vibrant sights and sounds of ethnic precincts like Chinatown, Little India and Kampong Glam. Combine with Singapore’s status as a leading finance, business and education hub with its colorful multi-cultural heritage; you will experience a unique learning experience that is global yet Asian.
International students can choose an exchange experience with Singapore’s public universities such as National University of Singapore (NUS), Nanyang Technological University (NTU) or Singapore Management University (SMU) on a tuition-waiver basis.
A small country with no natural resources, Singapore has always known the importance of investing in human capital. Providing quality education for all has been one strategy, as can be seen from how Singapore is an increasingly popular study destination for international students. Today, other than the four local universities that boast a diverse mix of local and foreign students, there are eight international universities established in Singapore, as part of the Economic Development Board’s Global Schoolhouse programme. Including the Chicago Graduate School of Business, DigiPen Institute of Technology and New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, these institutions provide a wide range of high-quality programmes at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. International students can also choose to do a diverse range of fee-paying summer or semester programmes with private education institutions & polytechnics. They offer a wide range of courses such as Engineering, Business Studies, Mass Communication, Design and Info-Communications. Specialized courses such as Optometry, Marine Engineering, Nautical Studies, Nursing, Early Childhood Education and Film are also available for those who wish to forge a specific career path.
So for a holistic learning experience that goes beyond books and campus life, take the plunge and study in Singapore today. You’ll be more than pleasantly surprised!
IA gives admission primarily to Private Colleges since Polytechnic and University admissions are rather difficult and are also a time consuming process based strictly on merit and entrance tests. But if a student reaches Singapore on student visa through private sponsorship he can change to a Polytechnic or University through meeting respective eligibility criteria.