Singapore is extremely popular amongst students who wish to study courses in animation, design, game development, music, etc. Courses in law and combined postgraduate courses in management and engineering are extremely popular choices for students from South Asia. With numerous technological companies having offices in Singapore and some institutions offering scholarships for students with a 'work in Singapore clause', Singapore has become a popular study destination for Indians.
Students who opt for higher education courses in engineering also have a good chance of securing jobs in Singapore after their internships.
Some reasons why students choose Singapore as a study destination are as follows:
- English-taught courses are on offer at most institutes.
- Tuition fees and living expenses are less compared with other countries abroad.
- A lot of scholarship options are available.
- With many Indians and Sri Lankans living there, Singapore has a strong South-east Asian community. Student life is pretty exciting in Singapore!
- The country’s strict law enforcement policy and stable political environment offers students a lot of safety.
- Zero tolerance to racism and drugs.
- Some institutions offer courses in partnership with leading American and Australian institutions.
- Well-connected to the rest of Asia as Singapore has one of the best airports in the region.
- With good academic performance, chances of securing a job in Singapore are higher.
With its relatively affordable education and top-notch courses in computer science, applied science, law and animation, Singapore is an excellent study destination for Indian students. The visa process is simple and hassle free as well. Being very proximate to India also means cheaper air-fare.