Singapore positions itself as a key educational hub in Asia. Studying in Singapore offers a foreign student a rich experience – both academically and culturally. Command of English is essential as most courses are conducted in English. 


Primary School to Pre-Tertiary Education

More information on the admissions process and requirements for international students at the primary to pre-tertiary levels can be found at the Ministry of Education website



In addition to the six publicly-funded Universities currently in existence (National University of Singapore, Nanyang Technological University, and the Singapore Management University, Singapore University of Technology and Design, Singapore Institute of Technology and Singapore University of Social Sciences), there are six world-class universities with a substantial presence in Singapore: Massachusetts University of Technology (MIT), Johns Hopkins University, Georgia Technological University of Chicago Graduate School of Business, INSEAD, and the Wharton Business School of the University of Pennsylvania.   


Visa requirements


Foreign students wishing to pursue full-time studies in Singapore are required to obtain a Student's Pass prior to entering Singapore. More information on the Student's Pass can be found here



The Singapore government also offers a number of scholarships to provide opportunities to young people to develop their potential and equip them with important skills for the 21st century. More information on scholarships offered can be found here.


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