When choosing to study abroad, one of the criteria is the quality of education. In general, Cambodian students would first think of the far-flung developed countries such as the United States and Australia. However, when looking regionally, Singapore is also one of the appealing destinations for Cambodian student to continue their education abroad with access the high-quality education without going too far.
Besides this, there are many reasons to study in Singapore, and here are five reasons why you should study in Singapore.
Singapore’s education is widely recognized across the globe. From primary school to university level, Singapore possesses a high standard of education ranking high in the world-renowned Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) assessment 2018 for young students and having its universities in the top 20 universities in the world. National University in Singapore (NUS) and Nanyang Technological University (NTU) rank as the 1st and 2nd top universities in QS Asia University Rankins 2020 respectively, and both rank as the 11th top universities in the QS World University Ranking 2020. Besides these two universities, other universities in Singapore are still regional standard as well with the highly equipped facilities and resources available for students. Whether you will go to the world-class or regional-class, both are exceptional options for you.
Particularly for Cambodian parents who are worried about their children staying too far to pursue their degree, this should not be a problem for Cambodian students who go to study in Singapore. Singapore is just 2 hours flight away from Cambodia compared to the time to other countries such as the United States or the United Kingdom. Therefore, parents can visit their children at wills. Also, with this proximity advantage, students can also visit Cambodia often with convenient and relatively affordable direct flights. It is a great advantage to get a world-class quality of education without going too far from home.
English is the oﬃcial educational language, so classroom instruction, communication, and study material should not be a great concern for most students. For daily life, English is also the most common language used except for some elderly. Street signs and other instructions are written in English. Therefore, Cambodian students who go to study in Singapore should not have the problem of the language barrier.
Personal safety and security is certainly something to put great consideration when going to study in a foreign country. Cambodian parents and students should not be worried about safety in Singapore. Singapore is an extremely safe country to travel to or to live in. This city-state is ranked as the world’s top one city of the infrastructure security and personal security in the Economist Intelligence Unit’s Safe Cities Index 2019. Singapore’s authority also strictly enforced laws have a direct correlation to low crime rates. Streets, trains, and buses are exceptionally secure and allow travelers and international students alike a real sense of safety and the ability to relax and enjoy their environment.
Convenient Living Environment
From food to travel, it is very convenient to live in Singapore. Food courts, restaurants, and almost various cuisine can be found round the clock. Additionally, public transportation in Singapore is incredibly easy to use and extraordinarily clean. Singapore’s public transportation including the Bus and Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) underground subway can take you to almost everywhere in this cities states and even to its neighboring country. Students certainly should have no problem traveling around in Singapore.
What Should You Get from the Article?
Cambodian parents and students can learn about the 5 main reasons for students to pursue an education in Singapore. Those reasons are the world-standard education, geographical proximity, language, safety, and convenient living environment.
Cambodian students and parents who have further inquiry can always contact us WEduAbroad, the local consultancy for study abroad for free consultations about studying in Singapore at the 9th Floor, B-Ray Tower, Preah Norodom Blvd, Tonle Bassak Commune, Chamkamorn District, Phnom Penh (map here) or contact us via phone call (855) 17 548 354 or (855) 81 63 63 60. You can also visit our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/WEduAbroad/ to take a quick look at what we have been doing so far. We are always ready to help, and we wish you and your children all the best.