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National University of Singapore (NUS)

National University of Singapore, 10 Kent Ridge Crescent, Singapore 119260, SINGAPORE
4.26 / 5 based on 120 reviews.
Description:
The Singapore Government announced that the University of Singapore and Nanyang University would be merged to form a new institution of higher learning to be known as the National University of Singapore. The National University of Singapore began operations on 7 July 1980.


Programmes
Accreditations
82% of students recommend
120 reviews
Housing
4.3/5
All experiences (120)
Student life
4.8/5
5 stars (72)
Academic
4.2/5
4 stars (36)
Languages
4.3/5
3 stars (12)
Expenses
3.7/5
2 stars (0)
Overall
4.4/5
1 star (0)
Take 4 courses maximum. Preferrably 3 because it tis a great region to do some travelling. Read Review
anonymous, New Zealand

120 reviews of National University of Singapore

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HOUSING    
by Sybille, UniversitÚ Catholique de Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium
Business Studies, University Agreement
Personal assessment
Cost
KEY:
Couldn't have asked for more.
Pretty good.
Could've been better, but didn't lessen the overall experience.
Disappointing.
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Type of housing: On campus
Arranged by: Host university
If returning, I would choose: On campus
Why? All the students are living on the campus, there are a lot of activities, etc
Personal comments:
There were 2 forms of housing, halls and residences, I was in a residence and thought it was much better because of the liberty you get.
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STUDENT LIFE    
by Sybille, UniversitÚ Catholique de Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium
Business Studies, University Agreement
Personal social experience
Activities
KEY:
Amazing! Hardly had time to study.
Plenty to do when I had the time.
So-so.
Did not get involved.
Nightlife
Travel
Overall
Describe host city: Student life dominates the city
Activities: Takes place mostly within the university/student environment
Nightlife: Takes place mostly outside the university/student environment
Travel: Takes place both within and outside of the university/student environment
Personal comments:
On wednesday you have ladies night, all free for girls, especially in double O or on mohamed sultan road
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ACADEMIC    
by Lauri, Helsinki School of Economics, Helsinki, Finland
Management Science, University Agreement
My academic experiences
Quality of courses
KEY:
Fantastic.
Pretty good.
Could've been a bit better.
Disappointing.
Variety of courses
Availability/access to resources
Interaction with teachers
Interaction with other international students
Interaction with local students
Course recommendations:
You should double-check that you have nice timetable with your courses, and remember that they usually require alot of reading/cases outside the these hours



My opinion of the university assessment
Exams at end of course
KEY:
Liked it.
It was alright.
A bit annoying.
Didn't like it.
Exams throughout the course
Essays and/or projects at the end of course.
Essays and/or projects throughout the course
Overall
Personal comments:
none

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by Marc, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
Economics, University Agreement
Language difficulties
Social
KEY:
No problems.
I coped pretty well.
Sometimes it was difficult.
It was a constant struggle.
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
Overall
Language of instruction: English
Was learning English a key decision factor?
No, it wasn't.
Personal comments:
There are no problems communicating in English. Singapore English, Singlish, is easy to understand once you get used to it. It is actually kinda cute.
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EXPENSES    
by giorgiofu, UniversitÓ Bocconi, Milan, Italy
Business Studies, University Agreement
The accessibility of student needs
Second-hand text books
KEY:
Very easy.
Minimal effort.
Accessible but required effort.
Almost impossible.
Second-hand household items
Computers / Internet
Administrative
Money from home
Main source of funding:
Family
Other sources of funding:
Personal savings
Work opportunities:
I didn't explore any work options
Personal spending habits:
The biggest difference was travelling, but i spent more cause i went to loads of places.
Travel, Nightlife, Telephone: was more expensive than at home.
Overall: was the same price as at home.
Food, Housing: was less expensive than at home.
Personal comments:
Buy in Malaysia.
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OVERALL    
by James, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
Business Studies, University Agreement
Important to choosing this university...
Academic reasons
KEY:
Very Important.
Important.
Not really important.
Unimportant.
Culture
Costs
Activities
Campus life
Party / people
Weather / Location
I wish I had known...
Campus computers are limited. Best to buy a laptop from the university.
In my opinion:
Most people loved it.



During my experience abroad, I ...
Became familiar with another culture
KEY:
Happened all the time.
Happened quite a lot.
Happened a bit.
Didn't happen.
Traveled
Improved language skills
Met people from other countries
Became more independent
Partied a lot
Experienced a change in life
Advanced my studies/career
Personal recommendation:
bring back the African Bar



FINAL COMMENTS

Take 4 courses maximum. Preferrably 3 because it tis a great region to do some travelling.
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