Singapore is not just a fast-emerging economy as a whole, it is the fastest growing hub in terms of education and research opportunities. It offers quality education through its world ranked universities like National University of Singapore and NTU with the tuition fee being lower than other world ranked ones of the developed nations. As the other developed economies such as the USA, UK, Australia are bending inwards, it is important to find a country with rich education standard and reasonable tuition fee comparatively.
One of the best education systems in the world
Considering the fact that Singapore spends 19.96% of its total expenditure on Education out of which 35.28% is spent on higher education, we can surely get an idea of how much importance it lays on its education sector.
Employment Opportunities in Singapore post-study
While choosing a place to study, an international student also takes note of the employment opportunities in that country post study. Interestingly, Singapore has an employment rate of 88% which makes the employment market quite lucrative.
According to Expat Explorer Survey 2017, 476 foreign nationals are residing in Singapore and has been ranked 1st in terms of expats living in Singapore.
Grants and Scholarships
In one of its initiatives to promote international students to come and study in Singapore, Tuition Grant is offered. This is done by the Singapore Ministry of Education. For receiving this grant the only criterion is, the candidate has to fill a bond of three years where he/she has to stay back in Singapore and work in a Singapore company after completing the studies. This way, they don’t have to pay back to the Singapore government in monetary terms but in kind.
Crime Rate in Singapore
According to a 2018 global study, published in a leading Singapore daily, for the 5thconsecutive year, Singapore has topped the Law and Order Index. According to Gallup, a research firm, 94% of Singaporean adults feel safe while walking alone at night, compared to 68% of the global average.