Students are required to make accommodation arrangements and submit all necessary applications before arriving in Singapore. All schools/institutions either provide, or are able to assist students in securing accommodation in Singapore. Some popular options in relevance to accommodations for international students include facilities such as: Halls of Residence and Hostels, Apartments etc. EDU-World assists students in finding suitable accommodations for its students in Singapore.
The standard of living in Singapore is amongst the highest in world. Compared to countries in western continents, the cost of living here is very low, and basic items like food and clothing are very reasonably priced.
An Indian student in Singapore spends on average about S$750 to S$1,000 a month on living expenses. This amount includes food, clothing, transport, accommodation, utilities, mobile phone bills, books and personal expenses.
This amount is an average amount that is sufficient for most Indian students but can vary depending on a student’s individual lifestyle.
Indian students can avail a number of scholarship opportunities, which are offered by the Singapore Institutes. The scholarships offered vary from two to three lakhs, depending on the type of institution and the course. Eligibility criteria for gaining scholarships are based on student’s academic background, extra-curricular activities, and work experience and in some cases students may have to take written tests conducted by the institutions.
Support Services for Indian Students while in Singapore
Indian students studying in Singapore receive a number of support services to ensure not only academic excellence but also most importantly a well-rounded education. Most Education Institutions, offer ample of services such as career counseling, academic counseling and organize many clubs and interest groups to cater to students individual preferences, needs and background. Thus, when a student chooses Singapore, he/she receives a well rounded education. Students will enjoy the experience of the quality and selection of supplementary facilities and activities available to complete their learning experience. They will have access to world-class technology and library services, and be exposed to different co-curricular activities and clubs. It is this blend of quality of education and the necessary social and practical support that is required for professional as well as personal growth and makes a student feel right at home when in Singapore.