Why Study in Singapore?

Capital Area Language Religion Currency Life Expectancy GDP per Capita Literacy Percent
Singapore; 4,296,000 660 square kilometers (255 square miles) Chinese, Malay, Tamil, English Buddhist, Muslim, Christian, Hindu, Sikh, Taoist, Confucianist Singapore dollar 79 U.S. $25,200 93

The country of Singapore, consisting of Singapore island and some 50 smaller islands, is located in Southeast Asia at the tip of the Malay Peninsula. More than 3,000 multinational companies have offices on this tropical island at the entrance to the Strait of Malacca—the shortest sea route between the Indian Ocean and the South China Sea. It is a premier education hub which offers students an international perspective and diversity of options. Tuition fees are affordable and the cost of living is still significantly lower than of many developed countries. Singapore has strict laws and low crime rates; a law-abiding and safe country.

Excellent transportation network - The proximity of Singapore in geographical terms is beneficial to Indian students, as it cuts down on their travel costs.Major cities in China can be reached in only a few hours. This creates an opportunities for foreign students to remain in Singapore to seek further employment.

High employability - Singapore’s economy is growing fast with an increasing demands in manpower manpower requirement. Due to Singapore’s small population, it has difficulty in meeting these needs. This creates an additional benefit for international students to stay in Singapore to seek employment.

Haven for English Language learning – Mostly people aren’t aware that Singapore has four national languages and one of them is English, along with Mandarin, Malay, and Tamil. It’s incredibly easy and comfortable to get around since there is no language barrier .Singapore’s official language is English; this provides Chinese students a conducive environment to learn and improve their English.

Opportunities to meet exchange students from all over the world

Although Singapore is not a popular study abroad destination for Americans, it’s actually a very popular destination for students from EuropeThe rest are from Europe and other parts of the world.

Ease of study approval - Students Who wish to come to Singapore to study need only to come to Singapore to apply for a Student Pass, without the need to travel to the Singapore Embassy in Beijing for an interview (subject to ICA regulations). This simplified process also has a higher approval rate as compared to Europe and America.

Excellent yet affordable high living standards - Singapore has a low cost of living in comparison to other countries ,for example Europe, America and Australia. This is one of the factors that make Singapore an attractive destination for international students seeking a quality education.

Stable Economy Singapore’s economic freedom score is 89.4, making its economy the 2nd freest in the 2014 Index. Its score is 1.4 points better than last year, reflecting improvements in investment freedom and labor freedom that outweigh small declines in monetary freedom and business freedom. Singapore is ranked 2nd out of 42 countries in the Asia–Pacific region.

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