Singapore is a small but hi-tech country located in South-East Asia. It lies off the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula consist of the diamond-shaped main island and has consistently expanded through land reclamations. Singapore is the first and the only one country in Asia that get AAA rating from all credit rating agencies for marking the growth of country. It’s one of the world’s major commercial hubs, the fourth-largest financial centre, and one of the five busiest ports, Port of Singapore. Nearly 5.5 million people live in Singapore (on end-June 2014), of which well over 2 million are foreign-born. Chinese make up more than 75% of the community, Malays and Indians make up much of the remainder. To blast the diversities, citizens are urged to ‘Speak Good English’ in place of a local slang known as ‘Singlish’. Singapore has a tropical rainforest climate, with no distinctive season, uniform temperature and pressure, high humidity, and abundant rainfall with average temperature about 30-31° C.
EDUCATION & BEST COLLEGES
As a top country, Singapore gives a priority on their citizen education. Up to 90% of their people were well-educated (+15 years old) and student can choose whether they want to continue the academics or not. In this list, we give you 5 top colleges and must choose in Singapore:
National University of Singapore:
With their motto ‘Towards a Global Knowledge Enterprise’, The National University in Singapore offers you an exciting curriculum combining breadth and depth with a distinct global and Asian perspective, the freedom to explore across discipline and a plethora of extra-curricular and overseas study opportunities. Based on QS World University Ranking, currently NUS were 22nd on 2014. NUS have 10 faculty and more than 50 majors that accredited by AAA and BBB. There were Arts and Social Science, Business School, Computing, Dentistry, Design and Environment, Engineering, Law, School of Medicine, Graduate Medical of Singapore, and Science. Then, a great diversity of NUS community creates a unique and energizing learning environment. No matter what students interests are –sports, theatre, music, and chillin’ out- NUS always have something to please you.
Nanyang Technological University
Located on Southwest Singapore at Kent Ridge, Bukit Timah, and Outram, Nanyang Technological University served more than 7 colleges, schools, and Institute. Based on QS World Rank University, NTU is ranked 39 th global and 6 th in Asia, makes NTU one of top universities in Singapore. They have Engineering, Business, Science, Humanities, Art, and Social Sciences, Medicines, Interdisciplinary Graduate School, and Autonomous Institutes since 1991. NTU provides a high-quality global education to about 33,500 undergraduate and postgraduate students. The student body includes top scholars and international Olympiad medalists from the region and beyond. Under this, NTU will build on its current strengths andheritage to make its mark intentionally in five are as – sustainability, healthcare, new media, the best of East and West, and innovation.
Singapore Management UniversityThe Singapore Management University was officially incorporated on January, 12 th 2000, and first Singapore autonomous government-funded university. Located in heart of city on Singapore, it is home to 8,300 undergraduate and postgraduate studies and comprises 6 school offering undergraduate, graduate, and PhD programs in Business Management, Accountancy, Economics, Information System Management, Law, and the Social Sciences.SMU firmly believes in the importance of values such as Commitment, Integrity, Responsibility, Collegiality, Leadership, and Excellence. SMU distinguishes itself from other universities in the region by giving students a holistic undergraduate education that comprises an out-of-classroom values-based program which aims to define, prepare, and inspire SMU students to be their best for others and themselves. Combined with the university’s highly interactive and engaging pedagogy, students are required to complete a minimum of 10 weeks’ internship and 80 hours’ community service either locally or overseas before graduating. SMU maintains the claim that professors teach coursework in an “American style”.