The small archipelago is situated about 140 km (87 mi) north of the equator and just south of the tip of the Malay Peninsula, separated by the Straits of Johor. Singapore lies on one of the world’s busiest shipping lanes along the Strait of Malacca and the South China Sea. The Strait of Singapore separates the country’s islands from the Indonesian Riau Archipelago in the south. The former British colonial trading post gained independence in 1965.
Singapore, officially the Republic of Singapore, is known as the Lion City (Singapura) and consists of the main island and about 64 smaller offshore islands, including Sentosa (the largest of the offshore islands), Pulau Ubin, St John’s Island and the Sisters’ Islands. Two bridges connect Singapore to Malaysia and Continental Asia. The Johor–Singapore Causeway links Singapore to the Malaysian city of Johor Baru on Peninsular Malaysia.
Singapore is the trade center for the whole world and one of the most highly urbanised countries in the world. Today Singapore is the fastest developing country in the world with a booming economy. A majority of the MNC’s and even education institutes are stepping into Singapore, it has now become a centre of attraction for businessmen and students alike. The booming growth in Singapore has resulted in higher employment rates and the educational advancement is also attrating a lot of students from across the various corners of the world.
The benefits of studying in Singapore are increasing as the time passes. The country is fast becoming an economical hub as the per capita income has increased manifold over the last few years. Many universities and institutions in Singapore now offer globally recognized courses, paid internships and the surge in tourism has increased the availability of jobs and PR options. Many universities from UK, USA and Australia have now established their campus in Singapore reducing the cost of education substantially while maintaining the quality and reputation of the qualification awarded. Since it’s as close as any of our neighbouring countries it’s become a hotspot for most of Indian Students.
Singapore is also preferred in particular by student of hotel management and hospitality. With the international focus on Singapore for Trade, Services as well as tourism, this is one sector that has the highest employment rate.
10 reasons to choose Singapore :
- Asia’s Education Hub.
- Quality Education at affordable fees.
- Quality Education and international recognition.
- Singapore offers a wide variety of accommodation to suit different needs and budgets.
- Singapore has one of the most efficient public transportation systems in the world. Travelling is very quick and affordable.
- Singapore offers best of East and West since people from different origin such as India, China, Malaysia, Europe live here and English is the most Widely spoken and used language.
- Almost zero Crime rate.
- Vibrant Lifestyle
- Paid Internship options with study.
- Possibility of transfer to UK, USA, AUS & NZ after Study.