Apr 14, 2014

Glitz your Career with a Singapore Degree

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Study in SingaporeSingapore is an exceptionally superior education core with top quality public and private institutions catering to the academic needs of the students across different backgrounds and various countries of the globe. Singapore has been determined as one of the world’s safest places to live in with its low rate f crime, politically stable and peaceful people. It is a vital place with a strong tourist industry and organized facilities. The students have an array of cuisines, consumer brands to choose from that is suitable all pockets. There are many reasons that favour the idea of choosing Singapore as a study destination.  The vital location right in the centre of South East Asia that carries the east and west converge here thus revealing the student to a multicultural environment.  It is a developed nation with a high standard of living. The standard of education and living is same at a lower cost as compared to the west. One of the most important reasons is that many universities from all over the world has set up campuses and collaborations in Singapore. Singapore’s National universities like NTU/NUS/SMU are amongst the highly rated universities in the world. Also Singapore makes feel close to home, it takes just five hours being away by flight. When it comes to safety the Singapore Government takes law and order very seriously and strict action is taken against any offenders as a result of which crime record is less as compared to other cities. It is considered to be one of the safest destinations in the world for study work and settle. The private education is heavily regulated by the Singapore government to safe guard the interests of the international student.

Getting Around Singapore

Singapore has one of the most competent, economical and convenient transport systems in the world. There are well organized systems where people need to form an orderly queue for utilizing the transport services. There are buses, Mass Rapid Transport (MRT) and taxis that are the most commonly used transport means. The MRT network covers the entire city with the train stations located near malls, offices and other public places for easy access for the population. Taxis are found in plenty in Singapore and it is easy to hail one at a taxi stand or book on the telephone. Similarly bus stops are within easy access anywhere in Singapore. Driving in Singapore is very very expensive. Since it is a small country with limited space the Government has limited the number of private owned cars. A permit is required to own a car in Singapore. These permits are quite expensive and one ends up with a car which is three times its actual value of the car. The provision of EZ link card (smart card) can be used for payment of fares for public transport in Singapore. The card reader accordingly deducts exact fares when you board a train or a bus.


Accommodation

There are several accommodation options available to students who come here for higher studies. The institutions help in organizing the accommodation, which could be in private apartments or halls of residence. Students can consider private hostel or renting private housing options like – landed property, condominiums, apartments and serviced apartments. A more affordable option in this category is to rent privately from tenants of Housing Development Board (HDB) flats. An HDB flat is a government body providing subsidized and affordable homes of high quality to 84% of Singapore’s population.