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Why study in Singapore

Why international student study in Singapore?

Singapore is an island located in Southeast Asia and it established a short political union with Malaysia before becoming an independent republic on 9 August 1965. The majority of the 5 million populations belong to the Chinese, Malaysian, Indian and Eurasian. As per the size to population ratio which makes Singapore the third densest country in the world. Also, Singapore is one of the most successful and advanced countries in the world. It has quickly and steadily moved from being a low-income country at independence to being a high-income country today

Basic education in Singapore is considered to be high quality, it scored highest in the PISA 2012 assessment of problem-solving, and it had the maximum number of top-performing students in mathematics. Literacy rates went up from 91% in 1995 to 97.0% in 2016.

Education in Singapore is divided into three different categories such as primary, secondary and post-secondary education. Later they introduced two categories and those are senior secondary general education and higher education. Ministry of Education has the responsibility to take care of the regular education which is state-run at all levels. The Ministry also governs some of the vocational training institute, private education. Singapore ranked second after Australia in international students as a proportion of local students.

Both Singaporeans and visiting students continue to have an inspiring range of higher education options. Two of the country’s four public universities are well-regarded and highly ranked research institutions such as the National University of Singapore (NUS) and Nanyang Technology University (NTU). But NUS and NTU, together with the remaining public institutions (Singapore Management University and Singapore University of Technology and Design) can accommodate about 57,000 undergraduate students combined. There are more seventy or so registered higher education universities and colleges in Singapore that offer another 54,000 undergraduate seats.

Singapore is ranked as one of the top sixth “Best Student Cities” in 2016. Employers in Singapore always hunt for graduates who completed their education in Asia and across the globe. Singapore is one of the world’s most desirable spots for international students because of the quality of education they get when they study here.

Singapore is ranked by the World Bank in 2016 as the easiest country to do business with. It continues to attract companies because of its "business-friendly" approach. Right now, most of the multinational companies of the world have their presence in Singapore. In short, there won't be any scarcity of jobs in this country, which is quite a good reason for students to consider pursuing their higher education in Singapore.

Singapore is small in size but the country’s economy is booming and extremely stable. Singapore grows a lot of foreign investment because of its skilled labour force, corruption-free society, low tax rates and well-developed infrastructure. The unemployment rate of the country is the lowest in the world. Many students choose Singapore as their study abroad destination because it has infinite career opportunities.

As per the Quality of Living Ranking, Mercer, 2014, Singapore is a lively, dynamic city-state with one of the highest standards of living in the world. Little in size but packed with economic potential, it is the easiest place in the world to do business and also Asia’s most competitive country. It is called a global transaction hub because its located at the heart of Asia and its trade flows from Europe, the US, the Middle East, Australia and Asia. Singapore is considered one of the most competitive countries in the world because of its positive business environment.

Singapore companies are acknowledged for their commitment to quality. They are one of the best ideal business partners because of their high standard of delivery and a relentless quest for innovation. Singapore took a cohesive approach to urban planning, evolving the city-state into the thriving business and financial centre which is today. Because of its strategic location, they have transformed the country into one of the world’s busiest ports and airports. There are more than 9,000 logistics and supply chain management companies located in Singapore and they facilitate trade on a global scale.


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