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The objective of having proper academic process is to ensure that the academic quality is perpetuated in all processes and that it forms part of the validation report to any foreign university or institution.
What is Academies Australasia College‘s Academic Process?
Academic process is about maintaining high standards and quality in the academic element of our institution. It covers all areas of academic from proper handling of students/ trainers/teachers, professional material development and reproduction, and careful and thorough administration of examinations.
The credibility of any institution is heavily based on its proper handling of academic issues. Failure to realize the importance of academic quality could very well develop premonitory symptoms in its quality leading towards a loss of competitive edge over other institutions in the market.
A well maintained academic standard will also aid us in our constant development of collaborations with good and well recognized foreign Universities. A quality academic approach also builds trusts in our partners and most importantly with our existing students, parents, stakeholders and potential students.
AAC‘s procedures will aid in ensuring that potential students are well taken care of from the onset.
Student Pass Application will be submitted via SOLAR+ to Singapore Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA). You should know of the outcome within approximately 4 weeks.
Education has always been key in the growth and development of Singapore society, particularly in the years following 1965 when it became an independent republic. Now in the 21st century, where the knowledge-based economy is the driver in the global community, education has become even more critical in shaping our country's future. At the same time, through education, every individual can realise his/her full potential to benefit the community, nation, and lead a personally fulfilling life.
Over the years, Singapore has evolved from its traditional British-based education system to one that endeavours to meet the needs of individuals and seeks to nurture talents.The strength of Singapore's Education system lies in its bilingual policy (English with Malay/Mandarin/Tamil) and a broad-based curriculum where innovation and entrepreneurship command a premium. Individuals acquire the relevant skills and abilities to survive in competitive environments, equipped for a brighter future.
The presence of such an international mix of institutions, a high quality and rigorous education system, and a nation that believes in investing in education, will together offer students here and all over the world, an enriching and fulfilling learning journey.
The island state though small in size and population of 5.6 million people has become a reputable financial and key regional trading centre. It is also the world's busiest port, and a prime location for investment. Often cited as a model for transparency, efficiency and political stability, Singapore has earned recognition and acceptance from all around the world.
The nation's rich multicultural heritage is highlighted through the various ethnic groups (Chinese, Malays, Indians, Eurasians) living together harmoniously who have gradually acquired a distinct identity as Singaporeans whilst still maintaining each race's traditional practices, customs and festivals. In addition, with more than 100,000 professional expatriates living and working in Singapore, they too bring their unique cultures and perspectives, adding colour and vibrancy to cosmopolitan Singapore.
Singapore is well connected via sea, air and telecommunications to all parts of the world. Singapore Changi Airport serves more than 80 airlines which fly to over 190 cities and has for many consecutive years been nominated as the best airport in the world. Singapore is also probably the most wired country in Asia, with an Internet penetration rate of 76%. Housing ownership is encouraged by the government to give citizens an asset in the country. About 85% of Singaporeans are living in government-built housing.
Singapore may seem like a small dot on the world map, but the island state bustles all over with attractions and activities. Dining and shopping are two of the top-rated activities of locals. Needless to say, this is reflected in the staggering range of foods and cuisine, as well as the proliferation of shops in the city and suburban centres.
Singapore Laws and You
International students are guests of the republic of Singapore. It is important that you know the law and your responsibility while residing here. We are subjected to the same laws as a Singapore citizen is.
- Loitering and congregating
- Unlawful assembly
- Purchasing of alcohol and consumption
- Vandalism and Mischief
- Using your friend’s identification card
- Possessing dangerous weapons.
- Driving without a license
- Chewing gum and smoking
Drug Policy Regulations
This is discussed as a separate topic. Any student found to be in possession of taking, using, buying, selling or trafficking in narcotics, stimulants, marijuana etc. will face immediate expulsion from school. Parents must sign on the application indicating their understanding of policy.
The standard of living in Singapore is amongst the highest in Asia. Compared to countries in western continents, the cost of living here is relatively low, and basic items like food and clothing are very reasonably priced.
When planning your budget, you will need to cater for these items :
• Books & Stationery
• Medical/Hospitalisation Insurance
• Personal Expenses
An international student in Singapore spends on average about S$750 to S$2,000 a month on living expenses. This amount of course, varies depending on your individual lifestyle and course of study.
Currently there are no scholarships available.