Presented to the rest of the world as ‘Uniquely Singapore’, this extraordinary city country is situated in Southeast Asia and comprises of a main island and around fifty smaller islands. With a total land area of 682.7 sq km, Singapore is home to more than four million people comprising Chinese, Malays, Indians and others. Given this brilliant blend of culture, cuisine, arts and architecture, Singapore brings the best of East and West together.
Predominantly low-lying, Singapore is located in the tropical belt and experiences hot and humid climate all round the year, with seasonal rains. Daytime temperature averages at around 30°C, with above 75% humidity. Given its flourishing developed economy, it is no surprise that Singapore is popularly known as one of Asia’s economic ‘tigers’. Believing in a free market structure and blessed with a strategic global position, Singapore has grown into a major hub for trade, communication and tourism. Home to the busiest port in the world, it is quite truly the gateway to the Southeast.
For these reasons and many more, Singapore has been ranked as the most preferred destination by Asian expatriates with respect to quality of life, world class infrastructure, low crime rates and other similar parameters, as found out by ECA International, a human resources consultancy organization based in London.
With the government backing the education system, Singapore has been able to build a highly organized and systematic educational set up that works on the principles of flexibility and diversity, allowing its students to develop their abilities to the fullest.