The ‘Island country’ is one of the top destination choices for students from India, as it is an economic hub connecting the east and the west.
Take a trip down history, back to 1819, and we would find that Singapore was a trading post of the East India Company, establishing it as a crucial node that facilitated economic relations between nations.
The country has come a long way since its humble beginnings and is now a self-sustained thriving economy, that educates the world. Singapore is renowned for providing world-renowned quality education that attracts students from all corners of the globe.
There are roughly about 2000 Indian students studying in Singapore at any given point in time. So let us take a look at the top 10 Academic Institutions that this small island has to offer.
1.National University of Singapore
Established in 1905, National University of Singapore is the oldest and the largest in the country in terms of number of students. The QS World University rankings placed the National University of Singapore in the 25th position worldwide and second in Asia.
Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair refers to NUS as the headquarters of his Asian Faith. The University, in the past has worked in collaboration with other universities such as Durham University and Yale University, retaining its untouched number one position.
2.Nanyang Technological University
Nanyang Technological University is one of the two largest public universities in Singapore, and was established in the year 1991. Nanyang Technological University has been at the receiving end of many accolades and recognitions placing it at the number two spot.
Times Higher Education ranked Nanyang Technological University in the 50th position worldwide amongst Engineering and Technology institutions. The QS World University Rankings also placed NTU in 47th position in 2012.