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.
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.
Life in Singapore can be inspiring since the city is known for its high level of productivity and positive work attitude.
There are more than 80,000 students from more than 120 countries currently studying in Singapore.
The city-state is clean and safe. In fact, it has one of the lowest crime rates in the world.
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.
- 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.
- 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)
Book your free appointment with our visa counselors.
We’ll clear your confusions and provide all the help you need.
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.
For more information, get in touch with our team.
studying & living
Tuition fees can vary from SGD10,000 to 30,000 per annum.
Living expenses, of course, will depend on your lifestyle. Generally, you’ll have to set aside a budget of SGD750 to 2000 a month.
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.
Studying in Singapore:
Do I need to know a foreign language to study in Singapore?
English is the Official Language in Singapore so communication is not a problem. All courses are taught in English.
Applications & Requirements:
Can I apply if I haven't finished my studies (Class 12 or Bachelors)?
Yes, you can apply up to 1 year in advance. Some course & universities are very, very competitive and you have to apply 3-6 months in advance.
Do I need to give IELTS to apply in Singapore? What are the English Proficiency requirements?
Certain foreign University collaboration may ask for IELTS or TOEFL. But commonly, it is a No, and IELTS is not compulsory in Singapore. If you have done CBSE, ISC, IB your English score will be enough.
What kind of accommodation will I be able to get while studying in Singapore?
There is variety of accommodation available in Singapore: college hostel, private hostels, shared with other students flat or house, home stay accommodation.
WORKING IN singapore:
Can I work part time while studying in Singapore?
No, students studying in private institutes are not allowed to work part-time during the studies. But there’s an option to take the paid internship while doing the course.