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How to save money abroad!

Money was the one big thing I worried about when I was an international student. As an individual who took an education loan to pursue an overseas education (still worth every single penny, hands down!), I needed to come up with a plan to budget my expenses yet maximising my experience.  1. Getting a part-time…

What courses are/ will be in demand in Singapore in the next five years?

As an education consultant giving advice to students in regards to quality overseas qualification, it is hard to answer specific questions (from parents and students) such as “Will I get a job when I come back to Singapore?”, “Will this University be recognised by the big multinational companies?” or “How much will be my starting…

The deeper benefits of studying abroad

I came across this video in Youtube explaining why Higher Education should incorporate studying overseas.  Some takeaways – Exposure to a different culture and environment for a long period of time will enhance and complete the human experience  A contrasting academic exposure may strengthen one’s self-motivation, initiative and discipline in taking charge of one’s education…

Does University ranking matters?

Before we go in-depth to the discussion, it is important to know what the different University ranking measures. Each ranking organisation measures institutions in different ways, using different criteria, and different weightings of similar criteria. 1. QS World Ranking of Universities: this ranking organisation uses a consistent methodological framework, compiled using six simple metrics that…