National University of Singapore (NUS) provides a broad-based curriculum underscored by multi-disciplinary courses and cross-faculty enrichment. Its has 16 faculties and schools across three campus locations in Singapore – Kent Ridge, Bukit Timah and Outram. NUS’ transformative education includes programmes such as student exchange, entrepreneurial internships at NUS Overseas Colleges, and double degree and joint degree programmes with some of the world’s top universities, offering students opportunities and challenges to realise their potential. The learning experience is complemented by a vibrant residential life with avenues for artistic, cultural and sporting pursuits. Over 37,000 students from 100 countries further enrich the community with their diverse social and cultural perspectives.
Singapore Management University’s (SMU) mission is to generate leading-edge research with global impact and produce broad-based, creative and entrepreneurial leaders for the knowledge-based economy. It is known to be a pioneer in Singapore for its interactive and technologically enabled pedagogy of seminar-style teaching in small class sizes, which remains its unique hallmark. Home to about 8,000 students, SMU comprises six schools: School of Accountancy, Lee Kong Chian School of Business, School of Economics, School of Information Systems, School of Law and School of Social Sciences, offering a wide range of bachelors, masters and PhD degree programmes in business and other disciplines. Through executive education, the University provides public and customised training for working professionals in meeting the needs of the economy.
A research-intensive public university, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) has 33,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students in the Engineering, Business, Science, Humanities, Arts, & Social Sciences, and Graduate colleges. It also has a medical school, the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, set up jointly with Imperial College London. Ranked 11th in the world, NTU has been placed the world’s top young university for the past six years. The University’s main campus is frequently listed among the Top 15 most beautiful university campuses in the world.
The Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) is Singapore’s fourth autonomous university. It is developed in collaboration with Massachusetts Institute of Technology. SUTD’s mission is to advance knowledge and nurture technically grounded leaders and innovators to serve societal needs. This will be accomplished with a focus on Design, through an integrated multi-disciplinary curriculum and multi-disciplinary research. The University, also in collaboration with Zhejiang University (ZJU) and Singapore Management University (SMU), is distinguished by its unique East and West academic programme which incorporates elements of technology, entrepreneurship, management and design thinking. It also offers an MIT-SUTD Dual Masters’ Degree Programme; a full-time programme leading to a degree from MIT and another from SUTD. Graduate opportunities also include the SUTD PhD Programme.
Established in 2009, Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) offers undergraduate degree programmes primarily for Polytechnic graduates. With a unique tripartite collaboration between its overseas university partners and the five local polytechnics, SIT provides additional government-subsidised university places and offers students greater choices in their university education. SIT adopts a distributed campus model where its degree programmes will be conducted in an SIT building within the grounds of each polytechnic. It is slated to become the fifth public university in Singapore. At the forefront of Singapore’s rapidly transforming tertiary education landscape, SIT is set to produce industry-ready and practice-oriented graduates ready to take on the challenges of tomorrow.
SIM University (UniSIM) was established in 2005 as a university for working adults. Starting in 2014, UniSIM is offering full-time degree programmes for the three Bachelor degrees: Accountancy, Finance and Marketing; the latter two with a minor that can be taken from a wide range of disciplines including Analytics, Communication and Psychology. In October 2013, it also announced that it has been selected to house Singapore’s third law school. Though a private university, eligible students are able to enjoy government tuition fee subsidy, government loans and bursaries for their undergraduate education. The university is managed separately from the SIM Global Education arm of the Singapore Institute of Management Group.
The University of Hong Kong is today ranked amongst the most respected comprehensive research-led universities in the world, named the “Oxbridge of East Asia”, (according to the Times Higher Education). In Hong Kong, the University leads the way in terms of funding and awards, which means you can experience exceptional support and learning facilities.