Many Singaporean students’ dream is to study overseas. However, there are a few setbacks that prevent some of them from achieving this dream. Apart from the financial issues, the fear of being in a foreign country alone often causes some of them to rethink their plans of studying abroad.
But, there are some students who are determined to pursue their higher education overseas and try to circumvent their feelings of homesickness by finding the locales that provide the comforts of home. Now, it’s confirmed that Australia is one such locale where Singaporean students love to go to pursue their higher studies.
In 2013, an Open Doors report revealed that Singapore was the 7th top country across the globe sending its students down under.
Popular Fields of Study
There are some world-class Universities in Australia offering different fields, disciplines and courses to study and explore. Medicine, IT, Allied Health etc. are some of the top areas that Singaporean students prefer studying in Australia. Degrees and courses offering a future career in the health industry are the 3rd most popular fields of study taken up by the Singaporean students in Australia.
Top Australian Universities
Australia is home to around 43 universities offering a number of courses for both native and overseas students. You will be able to study anything from Physiotherapy to Environmental Science and Accounting and Finance to Information Technology (IT).
The University of Sydney, Monash University, and the University of Queensland are some of the Top universities in Australia. To know more about other top-ranked Australian universities for Singaporean students, you can look at the different ranking systems and check how Australian institutes and universities fair vis-à-vis other universities in the world.
Level of Study
According to the Open Doors survey, most of the Singaporean students down under are pursuing a degree programme. However, many students are also flying off to the country to pursue a postgraduate degree.
If you are unsure of what course to choose, what the visa process is, or what accommodation options are available in the country, you can seek help from an expert education consultant Singapore at AECC Global