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4.27 / 5 based on 126 reviews
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Marc
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
Economics, Undergraduate, University Agreement
National University of Singapore
3.5/5
Academic
Course recommendations
There is little or no class discussion. Classes are otherwise similar to North America.
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My academic experiences
Quality of courses
Variety of courses
Access to resources
Interaction with teachers
Interaction with international students
Interaction with local students
Personal comments
Don't work too hard, you will miss the wonderful experiences of SE Asia.
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My opinion of the university assessment
Exams at end of course
Exams throughout the course
Essays and/or projects at the end of course
Essays and/or projects throughout the course
Overall
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Elizabeth
Ateneo de Manila University, Quezon City, Philippines
Marketing and Sales Management, Undergraduate, University Agreement
National University of Singapore
4.0/5
Overall
I wish I had known...
Travel even if you have to do it alone! There are so many things to see
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In my opinion:
Most people loved it.
Important factors in my choice
(1) Unimportant – (4) Very important
Academic reasons
4
Culture
2
Costs
3
Activities
4
Campus life
4
Party / people
4
Weather / location
3
Personal recommendation
Yes, if you want to get to travel around Asia, this university is for you. It holds a very strong academic performance (ranked 19th in the world), and it gives you a lot of courses to choose from. The professors that are chosen are excellent, and so are the facilities offered by the university
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During my experience abroad, I ...
(1) Never – (4) A lot
Became familiar with another culture
2
Traveled
4
Improved language skills
1
Met people from other countries
4
Became more independent
4
Partied a lot
4
Experienced a change in life
4
Advanced my studies & career
4
Final comments
Fix your schedule so that you can travel every weekend. Take budget airlines such as air asia and jet star.
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Marc
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
Economics, Undergraduate, University Agreement
National University of Singapore
3.5/5
Expenses
Main source of funding:
A private grant
Other sources of funding:
Family
Work opportunities:
I didn't explore any work options
Personal spending habits
Clubbing in Singapore is great, but expensive. Everything else is cheap.
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Nightlife:
was more expensive than at home.
Telephone:
was the same price as at home.
Travel, Housing, Food, Overall:
was less expensive than at home.
Accessibility of student needs
Second-hand text books
Second-hand household items
Computers / Internet
Administrative
Money from home
Personal comments
Bring in duty free alcohol at every chance you get.
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Lauri
Helsinki School of Economics, Helsinki, Finland
Management Science, Undergraduate, University Agreement
National University of Singapore
3.5/5
Languages
Language of instruction: English
Was learning English a key decision factor?
No, it wasn't.
How much did you improve your English?
My level before: At ease in most situations
My level after: No problems in any areas (including slang)
Language difficulties
Social
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
Overall
Personal comments
Well, Singapore has four different languages (english, chinese, indian and malay). If you know english you will cope there and the neighboring countries at ease.
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giorgiofu
UniversitÓ Bocconi, Milan, Italy
Business Studies, Undergraduate, University Agreement
National University of Singapore
3.0/5
Housing
Type of housing: Apartment/House
Arranged by: Host university
If returning, I would choose: Apartment/House
Why?
On campus regulation was pretty strict and the apartments were closer to downtown.
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Personal assessment
Cost
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Personal comments
I was living in a 6 person house. If it had been full, it would have been too small. Luckily, it wasn't.
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Elizabeth
Ateneo de Manila University, Quezon City, Philippines
Marketing and Sales Management, Undergraduate, University Agreement
National University of Singapore
5.0/5
Student life
Describe host city:
Students equally interact with the local and student community
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Activities: Takes place mostly within the university/student environment
Nightlife, Travel: Takes place mostly outside the university/student environment
Personal social experience
Activities
Nightlife
Travel
Overall
Personal comments
Best night spots in Singapore are clark Quay (where you will find MOS) and Zouk. You should also check out Sentosa's KM8!
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