Why Study in Singapore?

Singapore has a reputation of being a country with transparency, political stability and its thrust on education is making it even bigger in talking terms on the global map.

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. There are scholarships and waiver of tuition fees for good students. Also exchange programs are conducted by public universities and other countries.

Singapore has an excellent higher education system. It is widely regarded as a world leader in research and innovation.

It ranked third in the INSEAD Global Innovation Index 2012, first in the Innovation and Information Technology Foundation’s 2011 Innovation and Competitiveness report, and second in the World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Report for 2011-12.

Cost of Living in Singapore

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The cost of living in Singapore is quite low as compared to other study abroad destinations like UK, USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand.

  • Diploma courses lasting from 6 months to 2 years cost from S$4,000 to S$ 25,000 approximately
  • Bachelors degree courses from 2 years to 4 years duration would cost S$20,000 to S$ 65,000 approx
  • Masters degree programs are approx S$21,000 to S$37,500
  • The cost of education in Singapore is quite low as compared to other study abroad destinations like UK, USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand

Students can also refer to the Tuition Grant Scheme (TGS), a program introduced by the Government to subsidise the high cost of tertiary education in Singapore. The TGS is currently open to students enrolled for full time undergraduate/diploma courses (subject to guidelines under existing policy).

In exchange for Government subsidy received under the TGS, all non-Singaporean students (including Singapore Permanent Residents), are required to sign a TG agreement in which they will be contractually obliged to work in Singapore for a minimum period of 3 years upon graduation.

Universities/Colleges in Singapore

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Some of the Universities/ Colleges in Singapore that we represent include

  • Asia Pacific Management Institute
  • Center for American Education
  • Cornell-Nanyang Institute of Hospitality Management
  • DigiPen Institute of Technology Singapore
  • Hartford Management Centre
  • Institute of Technical Education
  • LASALLE College of the Arts
  • Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts
  • Nanyang Polytechnic
  • Nanyang Technological University
  • National University of Singapore
  • Ngee Ann Polytechnic
  • Republic Polytechnic
  • Singapore Institute of Technology
  • Singapore Management University
  • Singapore Polytechnic
  • Singapore University of Technology & Design
  • Temasek Polytechnic

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Though living cost in Singapore is cheaper, other countries like Poland, France, Canada, Australia and UK too have friendly atmosphere, good universities to study abroad, working while studying and work after studies facilities. Click on the respective countries to know more.