A research-intensive public university, Nanyang Technological University (NTU) has 33,500 undergraduate and postgraduate students in the colleges of Engineering, Business, Science and Humanities, Arts & SocialSciences. In 2013, NTU had enrolled the first batch of students at its new medical school, the Lee Kong Chian School ofMedicine, which is jointly set up with Imperial College London.
NTU is also home to four world-class autonomous institutes – the National Institute of Education, S Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Earth Observatory of Singapore, and Singapore Centre on Environmental Life Sciences Engineering – and various leading research centres such as the Nanyang Environment & Water Research Institute (NEWRI) and the Energy Research Institute@ NTU (ERI@N).
A fast-growing university with an international outlook, NTU is putting its global stamp on the Five Peaks of Excellence: Sustainable Earth, Future Healthcare, New Media, New Silk Road and Innovation Asia.
NTU has a satellite campus in Singapore’s Science and Tech Hub, One-North, and is setting up a campus inNovena, Singapore’smedical district.
Website of University: http://www.ntu.edu.sg/Pages/home.aspx
Website for inbound exchange students:http://global.ntu.edu.sg/GMP/GEMTrailblazer/Pages/GEMTrailblazer.aspx
Exchange students usually take 3 to 5 courses per semester based on 3 or
4 AU per course (subjected to home university’s and NTU’s approval).
No minimum workload is required.
Maximum workload allowed is 6 courses or 20 AUs per semester.
Course finder website: https://wis.ntu.edu.sg/webexe/owa/aus_subj_cont.main
For Postgraduates students, it is compulsory to take a minimum of 2 postgraduate courses and a maximum of 5 courses per semester. Postgraduates can choose both undergraduate and postgraduate courses.
Course finder website: http://wis.ntu.edu.sg/pls/webexe88/pgr$query_subject_content.display?in_acad=
1) All courses from our 5 autonomous institutions – the National Institute of Education*, the S Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Earth Observatory of Singapore, Singapore Centre on Environmental Life Sciences Engineering and Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine.
* Only NIE General Electives are available to exchange students
2) Entrepreneurship courses offered by the Nanyang Technopreneurship Center
3) Graduate Programmes offered by the Nanyang Business School
4) Inter-semestral sessions (Do not follow the usual academic
5) Post-Graduate Restricted Courses – Please refer to the Appendix Pg 30 for the list of Graduate programmes not open to exchange students or highly popular programmes with limited vacancies.
Semester 1 (Fall) – 30th March
Semester 2 (Spring) – 30th September
Semester 1 (Fall) – 15th March
Semester 2 (Spring) – 15th September
IELTS: a minimumof 6 for the Writing sub-test
TOEFL: a minimum of 570 (paper) or 90 (internet) or 237
SAT1: a minimum of 600 for the Verbal section; or 7 for the Essay section
IB: a minimum of 4 for Higher Level English or 4 for Standard Level English
MUET: Band 6 and a minimumof 50 for writing
3. APPLICATION PROCEDURES
1) Partner universities shall inform NTU via email, the names of nominated students and period of exchange, in accordance to the units of exchange agreed per academic year.
2) Nominated students coming to NTU on exchange must be a full-time, matriculated student in one of NTU exchange partner institutions and have completed 2 semesters of study at home university, with proof of results.
3) The exchange programme is opened to all nationals except Singapore.
4) Students who are pursuing a Master’s degree at their home university but have yet to attain any Bachelor’s degree, shall apply and be classified as an undergraduate student.
5) Nominated students shall then submit an online application through the following link:https://venus.wis.ntu.edu.sg/NG_APP/Pages/Login.aspx
4. APPLICATION DOCUMENTS
1) Latest official transcript in English (signed by the Registrar and should include the university’s seal), reflecting all courses taken in
PDF format (<600kb)
2) Clear, coloured passport-size photo in JPEG format (<60kb; 400(W) x 514(H) pixels) Click here for the photo guidelines.
3) Clear & coloured, scanned copy of passport information page (valid for at least 6 months from the commencement of your exchange at NTU) in JPEG format (<200kb)
4) Up-to-date Curriculum Vitae (CV) in PDF format (<600kb) (Applicable to students on Research and WEP exchange only)
5) Bachelor’s degree certificate in PDF format (for postgraduates only)
All exchange students are required to purchase the compulsory NTU Group Hospitalisation & Surgical Insurance (GHSI) even if they have already bought similar insurance in their home country.
View detail: www.ntu-ghs.com.sg
On-campus housing shall not be guaranteed to exchange students. Students must be prepared to live off-campus should
their application for on-campus housing be unsuccessful. In the past semesters, over 40% of our exchange students were unsuccessful with their application and stayed off-campus.
Housing options are described in detail at: http://www.ntu.edu.sg/has/Undergraduate/Pages/index.aspx
3. ESTIMATED LIVING EXPENSES
The living costs you incur will depend on your lifestyle. On an average, student should prepare an estimated SGD5,000 per semester to defray costs such as accommodation, food, transportation, personal expenses, textbooks etc.
For more detailed information, please visit: http://www.ntu.edu.sg/SAO/iss/ManagingFinances/Pages/index.asPx
4. VISA REQUIREMENTS
An Entry Visa is required of international students from some countries for entry into Singapore.
Visit Singapore’s Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA)website to learn more.http://www.ica.gov.sg/index.aspxC
See attached factsheet.
International Student Support (ISS)
A premier university in Asia, the Singapore Management University (SMU) is internationally recognised for its world-class research and distinguished teaching. Established in 2000, SMU’s mission is to generate leading-edge research with global impact and produce broad-based, creative and entrepreneurial leaders for the knowledge-based economy. SMU comprises six schools: School of Accountancy, Lee Kong Chian School of Business, School of Economics, School of Information Systems, School of Law and School of Social Sciences, offering a wide range of bachelors, masters and PhD degree programmes in business and other disciplines. SMU received accreditation from AACSB International for both its business and accounting programmes in April 2011, and was shortly awarded the coveted EQUIS accreditation (5 years) for its business programmes in December 2011.
Website of University: http://www.smu.edu.sg/
Website for inbound exchange students: http://smu.edu.sg/smu/programmes/exchange-programme/international-programme/incoming-students
Academic calendar: http://info.smu.edu.sg/courses/index.asp
Contact hours per undergraduate course 1 credit course = 39 contact hours per semester 0.5 credit course = 18 contact hours per semester (6 to 12 hours per week of self-study or preparation time) Number of credits per undergraduate course Either 0.5 or 1 credit per course Workload per semester for exchange students Minimum = 2 credits Maximum = 4 credits Teaching methods Presentation, projects, class participation and examinations.
Only undergraduate programmes/schools (Accountancy, Business, Economics, Information Systems, Law, Social Sciences) are open to exchange students. A list of courses available for exchange students will be sent to applicants about two weeks before course registration. Postgraduate courses are not open to exchange students and graduate students may only take undergraduate courses.
Course finder website : http://info.smu.edu.sg/courses/index.asp
For enrolment in Spring Semester (Term 2, January to April): 23 September
For enrolment in Fall Semester (Term 1, August to December): 22 April
For enrolment in Spring Semester (Term 2, January to April): 30 September
For enrolment in Fall Semester (Term 1, August to December): 30 April
To enrol for the international exchange programme at SMU, candidates should first seek approval from the home university. The candidate should only submit the online application upon the home university’s confirmation and nomination, Students MUST be enrolled in full-time undergraduate or graduate degree programmes at overseas universities that have concluded an academic exchange agreement with Nagoya University. Refer to Partner Institutions. They should not be engaged in full-time employment.
The score for TOEFL-test should be equivalent to 550 points (the paper-based test) or 213 points (the computer-based test) or between 79 – 80 points (the internet-based test). The overall score for IELTS should be equivalent to 6.5 points. The score for TOEIC should be 700 points.
3. APPLICATION PROCEDURES
SMU hostel Students may apply for the Evans Hostel. The 4 type of rooms available are: (i) Double Common (Twin-sharing room with single beds and with common sharing toilets & bathrooms), (ii) Single Common (Single bed with common sharing toilets & bathrooms), (iii) Double Studio (Twin-sharing room with single beds and with attached bathroom), and (iv) Single Studio (Single bed room with attached bathroom). Exchange students will be informed on application procedures after they are accepted into the exchange programme. Application is on a first-come-first-served basis. More information on the hostel is available via the following website: http://www.smu.edu.sg/campus-information/accommodation-at-evan-hostel
2. ESTIMATED LIVING EXPENSES
Exchange students can expect to spend approximately S$7500 – S$9000 per term (including housing rental).
3. VISA REQUIREMENTS
As a student participating in SMU for an exchange programme, exchange students are required to apply for a student pass prior to arrival in Singapore. The SMU Office of Global Learning will apply the student’s pass on their behalf before their arrival. Please refer to the Singapore Immigration and Checkpoints Authority’s website (http://www.ica.gov.sg/) for more information about visas and immigration matters. Upon arrival in Singapore, students will be granted a Social Visit Pass stamp in their passport or Disembarkation/ Embarkation card. This allows them to stay for at least 30 days in Singapore. Before expiry of the entry visa, they must collect their student pass from the immigration office.
View detail: http://admissions.smu.edu.sg/scholarships
Country Manager – China, Canada, East USA
Ms. LEE Weijun
NUS is a leading global university centred in Asia.
Website of University: http://www.nus.edu.sg/
Website for inbound exchange students: http://www.nus.edu.sg/iro/sep/in/before/index.html
Exchange students are required to read a minimum of 12 modular credits (MCs) per semester (approximately 3 modules) and no more than 20 MCs (approximately 5 modules), regardless of whether these modules are set to audit or examinable.
1 Module = 4 credits
Course Finder Website: https://share.nus.edu.sg/registrar/info/ng/NG-Modules.pdf
1. NUMBER OF SEMESTER PLACEMENTS
2017-2018 Academic Year: 5 semester places
(* 5 students in Fall semester)
Spring semester: September 1
Fall semester : March 13
Spring semester: October 1
Fall semester : April 15
1) Incoming exchange students must be nominated by the exchange coordinator from one of SEP Exchange Partners. Contact your university’s study abroad or international office for more information.
2) Incoming exchange students have completed at least two semesters of undergraduate studies and must continue to assume this status throughout your intended duration of study at NUS.
3) Incoming exchange students must be proficient in English in order to benefit from your studies at NUS. The medium of instruction at NUS is English (except for Asian or European studies, where a good command of the respective Asian or European language is a prerequisite). TOEFL or IELTS score is only required for students intending to take modules from Law who are from non-English medium Universities.
Exchange students from non-English medium institutions are required to submit either the TOEFL or IELTS result if they are applying to read modules from the NUS Faculty of Law.
View detail: http://www.nus.edu.sg/registrar/edu/ng.html#general
4. APPLICATION PROCEDURES
1) Submit online application at https://myaces.nus.edu.sg/ngAdmForm/
2) Scan supporting documents for uploading onto the online application portal
3) Send scanned supporting documents via email to email@example.com if student wish to specific courses.
4) Applicants who make a voluntary health declaration in the online application form should support the declaration with a doctor’s certification/letter if he/she needs to seek special assistance while on exchange at NUS. The type of special assistance provided by NUS will be limited to the availability of resources and trained personnel on campus. Please refer to http://nus.edu.sg/osa/dso/sssn for more information.
5) All supporting documents to be uploaded or sent via email to NUS Registrar’s Office by 1 May for Semester 1 exchange and 15 October for Semester 2 exchange. No hardcopy supporting documents is required during exchange application.
6) Late and incomplete application might not be processed in time for admission in the respective semester.
For detailed information, please see attachned file.
5. APPLICATION DOCUMENTS
1) Passport photo
2) Original copy of academic transcript in English and with University stamp
3)Copy of passport page showing the nationality and personal details
Every international student must take up the compulsory NUS Health and Insurance Scheme (HINS) which is included in the Miscellaneous Student Fees (MSFs). For more information on insurance coverage, please refer to http://www.nus.edu.sg/uhc/healthservice/insurance/G&NG.html
NUS Non-Graduating (Exchange or Non-Exchange) students may apply for a place in the Halls of Residences and Student Residences. Accommodations at the College of Alice & Peter Tan, Tembusu, Residential College 4 and Cinnamon Colleges are primarily for Non-Graduating students from the colleges’ partner universities.
NUS has built relations with several off-campus accommodation options that are affordable to students and conveniently located near to the NUS’ main Kent Ridge Campus and Bukit Timah Campus (for Law students). These include:
Hwa Chong Institution Boarding School – www.hcibs.edu.sg
Nanyang Girls Boarding School –http://www.nyboarding.edu.sg
Yo:HA Student Hostel Ulu Pandan and Henderson Outlets – http://www.yoha.com.sg/hostels.aspx
Evan’s Lodge (near Bukit Timah Campus)- http://www.katonghostel.com/evan/
3. EXTIMATED LIVING EXPENSES
Please refer to NUS Information Sheet athttp://www.nus.edu.sg/iro/sep/in/before/NUS%20Info%20Sheet%20AY1516.pdf (under Estimated Monthly Expenses)
4. VISA REQUIREMENTS
Exchange students who have been accepted to NUS will receive instructions via email for the Student’s Pass application.
Students who need a visa to enter Singapore can use the In-Principle Approval (IPA) letter to serve as a single-trip entry visa. All other students will be instructed to enter on a tourist visa and then convert it to a Student’s Pass during registration.
Incoming exchange student can apply for Temasek Foundation Leadership Enrichment and Regional Networking Programme @ NUS (TF LEaRN @ NUS). Applicants have to be nominated by their home university by 1 March 2015. The nominated student has to submit the application by 28 March 2015 (Notes : The TF LEaRN @ NUS runs only in Semester 1 (Aug-Dec). There may be some slight change in dates for AY 2016/17).
View detail: http://www.nus.edu.sg/IRO/opps/others/in/tflearn/index.html
Ms May Yee