Singapore, officially the Republic of Singapore, is an island country off the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula. A city-state, Singapore is the world's fourth leading financial centre and a cosmopolitan world city, playing a key role in international trade and finance.
There's nothing like the transformative experience of studying abroad to gain new perspectives, create fresh impressions and be inspired by what's happening beyond your corner of the world. So what makes Singapore so refreshingly different from other countries for a Study Abroad experience?
Stimulate your mind in an environment where ethnic diversity is celebrated, and immerse your soul in Singapore's melting pot of Chinese, Malay, Indian and Eurasian history and culture. As English is widely used, you will never feel out of place while experiencing the local culture. The meeting of minds is more than just making new friends, take the opportunity to pick up an Asian language here, while immersed in a milieu enriched by the variety of spoken vernaculars.
There is good reason why Singapore is also referred to as a 'city in the garden'. With lush belts of greenery contributing to the cityscape, Singapore offers a comfortable living environment. The city's hostels, home stays, private and public apartments are unrivalled for their modernity and comfort. It is easy and inexpensive to get around Singapore on our integrated transport system of efficient air-conditioned bus services, modern Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) lines and affordable taxi services.
Singapore's excellent geographical position makes travel within the Asian region a breeze. Using Singapore as your base, explore the ancient cities of Cambodia or island-hop your way through Indonesia or Thailand. China and India are a mere 5-6 hour flight away. With so many budget airlines operating from Singapore's Changi Airport, backpacking is an affordable reality.
No other city offers a more alluring mix of cutting-edge infrastructure, world-class education system and dynamic cosmopolitan vibe thanks to a blend of Eastern and Western cultures. Beneath the city's towering skyscrapers, you'll discover the rich and vibrant sights and sounds of ethnic precincts like Chinatown, Little India and Kampong Glam. Combine with our status as a leading finance, business and education hub with our colourful multi-cultural heritage; you will experience a unique learning experience that is global yet Asian.