Why Study in Singapore
5 things you must know before going to study abroad in Singapore.
The number of parents and children studying abroad for language study abroad in Singapore continues to increase every year. For those of you preparing to leave Japan, we have created this site to help you in any way possible.
Reasons why studying in Singapore is recommended, how to apply for a visa, and types of visas. There is so much information out there, including introductions to international schools, experiences from people who have studied abroad, agents, and word of mouth, so where should you turn? What is real information? If you are unsure, please look.
Why is studying abroad in Singapore recommended?
1) Safety and Security
2) Cleanliness and Order
Below we will introduce the main fine when traveling on the MRT (Mass Rapid Transit) system.
Littering on the street/Fine of up to S$1,000 (approximately 111 000 Yen).
Eating and drinking on MRT (subway) and buses/Fine of up to S$500 (approximately 55 000 Yen).
Durian fruit are prohibited on public transportation.
Flammable liquids, combustible substances, and explosives are prohibited on public transportation/Fine of up to S$5,000 (approximately 557 000 Yen).
There are many other laws that Japanese people are not familiar with. However, it is precisely because of these strict laws that Singapore is known as a clean and safe country.
3) High Educational Standards
The most famous educational emigrant is investor Jim Rogers, who immigrated to Singapore with his family from the United States in 2007. He is famous for obtaining permanent residency in Singapore and sending his children to famous local public schools. He is also known for his bilingual education, employing Chinese helpers at home, and always providing an environment where his daughter can learn Chinese.
In 2018, Singapore ranked second in the world in PISA, an international learning achievement survey for 15-year-old children conducted every three years by the OECD.
According to the 2024 World University Rankings published by the British education newspaper TIMES HIGHER EDUCATION, the National University of Singapore (NUS) (ranked 19th) is ranked ahead of Japan’s University of Tokyo (39th) and moved into the top three in Asia. In such an environment, children are learning from an early age, raising the educational standard of the country as a whole. In addition, each international school is focused on IB programs (International Baccalaureate) and bilingual education.
Since it is a multicultural country, there are many different religions including Buddhism, Taoism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, etc. Each religion is respected, and Singapore’s public holidays include holidays related to each religion.