Study in Singapore
Singapore, small though it may be, is a vibrant, multicultural city-state that offers the best of both the East and the West to international students.
Why choose Singapore ?
- International Opportunities : Since universities in Singapore have collaborations with leading institutions across the world, you could even spend a semester or two as an exchange student at a partner university. Singapore’s regional positioning means that it serves as a gateway to countries such as Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Brunei, and the Philippines.
- High Living Standards : Singapore came in 12th in the QS Best Student Cities ranking. Singapore offers a high quality of life, along with a vibrant culture and excellent infrastructure.
- Positive Atmosphere : Life in Singapore can be inspiring since the city is known for its high level of productivity and positive work attitude.
- Multicultural Society : There are more than 80,000 students from more than 120 countries currently studying in Singapore.
- Safety : The city-state is clean and safe. In fact, it has one of the lowest crime rates in the world.
Education System :
Singapore’s education system is highly regarded and has been described as world-leading by many. Bachelor programs take 3 to 4 years to complete, while a masters program can last 1 to 3 years. Doctoral studies last 2 to 5 years.
Application Procedure :
- Decide where and what you want to study.
- Meet our education counselor.
- Choose you university and course.
- Start the university and visa application process. Our visa counselors will guide you through every step.
Visa Process :
Documents required for admission in Singapore colleges are as below :
- Application form (Your details must match the info in your passport)
- Class 10 mark sheet and certificate
- Class 12 mark sheet and certificate
- Diploma/degree mark sheets (all semesters including backlogs) and degree course completion certificates
- Provisional/degree certificate (must mention the class; certificate should have been issued by the university)
- English proficiency document (IELTS, TOEFL, Cambridge, PTE. In the case of PTE, you must send your scores directly to the university for verification.)
- Letter of instructions (limited to a few universities)
- Supporting documents if your study gap is more than a year
- Statement of purpose
- Syllabus (if applying for credit exemption)
- Work experience letter and salary statement (if applicable)
- Marriage certificate (if applicable)
- Copy of passport
- Application fees (if applicable)
- Spouse’s academics (if applicable)
- Spouse’s current activity proof (if applicable)
- Name change affidavit (if applicable)
If you’ve done brilliantly in academics and have excelled in extracurricular activities, you could be eligible for a scholarship. Scholarship deadlines vary amongst institutions. If Singapore is your chosen academic destination, it’s best to start applying a good 8 to 12 months prior to the intake.
Cost of Studying & Living :
Tuition fees can vary from SGD 10,000 to 30,000 per annum. Living expenses, of course, will depend on your lifestyle. Generally, you’ll have to set aside a budget of SGD 750 to 2000 a month.
Employment Prospects :
The Singapore government allows international students to work only if they are enrolled in institutions approved by the Ministry of Manpower. If you are a student of one of the approved institutions, you are permitted to work for up to 16 hours per week part-time when the term is on, and full-time during vacations. If your work hours are within the permitted limit, you don’t need to apply for additional permission from the Ministry of Manpower.