The student services Centre (SSC: Student Services Centre) of Singapore Council for private education (CPE: Council for Private Education), is responsible for helping local youth and foreigners wishing to enter in any of its private universities. Below, we present a sort of manual for anyone interested in doing a course in this interesting Asian region:
Singapore is an island surrounded by 63 small islands, and thanks to its excellent geographical location, has become an important centre of trade, communications and tourism. In just 150 years, a small fishing village turned into a great nation. It is of a Republic whose system of Government is governed by a Parliament. This city-State was a British colony until August 9, 1965, when it gained its independence.
Its multicultural population is about 5 million, comprised of 77% Chinese, 14% Malays, 8% Indians, and 1% Eurasians and people of other nationalities. There are 4 official languages: English, Malay, Mandarin and Tamil. Anglo-Saxon language is widely used, especially in the environment of the business and administration; While the national language is Malay. In fact, all citizens are at least bilingual.
Private education sector:
Singapore has a few thousand private schools, with a wide academic offer both for its citizens and international students. In addition to pre-terciaria teaching, they impart academic programs such as commercial courses, vocational training, technology information, fine arts and language courses; in certificates, diplomas, degrees and Masters levels. Also, thanks to alliances with foreign universities in the United States, United Kingdom and Australia, among other countries. taught undergraduate programs external, and confer titles and joint certifications.
December 1, 2009, the Ministry of education of Singapore established the Council for private education; in order to ensure the maintenance of high standards of educational quality. This body developed schemas and rules that must be respected by the institutions, which are obliged to register to be able to operate and receive students. Similarly, only schools with EduTrust certification are authorized to enroll foreign students.
Get the homework:
If you are interested in studying in Singapore, be sure to follow the following steps:
Check on the website of the CPE if the school you chose has a valid registration and an EduTrust certification
Check if the course selected is permitted by the CPE
Visit the official site of the University on the Internet, to learn about the facilities, support services, credentials of teachers, etc.
Is the certification offered by the school recognized in your country?
Do you follow higher education once completed the course?
Do you meet the admission requirements of the school?
It investigates the immigration laws and procedures needed to apply for a student visa
Does the University campus accommodation? Take a look at the options you have for you reside in Singapore: prices, cost of living, means of transport, etc.