Study In Singapore
Singapore, known as the “Garden City,” for its many parks and tree-lined streets – offers the tourist an expeditious glimpse into the cultures brought to it by immigrants from all parts of Asia. While predominantly Chinese, it has substantial minorities of Malays and Indians.
It is counted as one of the smallest countries in the world. It is located in the heart of Southeast Asia, between Malaysia and Indonesia, makes it an ideal gateway between the East and West. The country’s strategic location, hi-tech facilities, fascinating cultural contrasts, low crime rate and tourist attractions has seen it becoming a leading destination for both business and pleasure in recent years.
Singapore is growing as a popular destination to study among the international students. Job opportunities are definitely available for international students in Singapore and most students continue to stay and work after they complete their courses. Most educational institutions cater to a wide range of interests, from sports and recreation to cultural and other activities. In some educational institutions, students are even encouraged to form clubs of their own and handle its employment activities. The cost of living and tuitions fees in Singapore are lower than in the UK or US.
The vibrant mix of multi ethnic and religious groups which coexist amicably offers international students a wide choice for studying and living in Singapore. Most educational institutions in Singapore offer an adequate range of services such as counselling, accommodation options, advice and orientation programs to make the student feel right at home. Singapore’s low crime rates and high standards of living are world famous and offer students a most favorable environment for study.
Aiming to be a regional educational hub, Singapore provides students with an exciting platform for personal growth, professional fulfilment and cross cultural interaction. In addition to local universities, many of the world’s top foreign universities have also established their presence in Singapore. They have either set up a campus (institutes of higher learning) or have joint collaborations or programs with local universities.
Singapore is becoming an increasingly popular destination for Indian professionals too as they are increasing demand for overseas labour from the financial services and banking industries.
Singapore is a famous tourist destination. There are a number of things one can do there during leisure time, such as visit the Sentosa Island, Jurong Bird Park, Singapore Zoo, East Coast Beach, Chinese Gardens, Night Safari, Chinatown, and Little India.
Those more inclined towards outdoor activities will not be disappointed as there are many sporting facilities island wide that will cater to their needs. Also as a centre of learning and research, Singapore’s numerous libraries, museums and bookshops are all easily accessible.