The Singapore Spirit

We are a city fuelled by passion and pride. Around every corner, incredible experiences are being crafted, cooked, painted, designed, grown or built by locals who share a common trait: passion. Like them, you’ll be empowered to do what you love in this city of limitless possibilities—whether you’re a foodie, explorer, collector, socialiser, action seeker or culture shaper.

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The story of Singapore is one of trials, tribulations and triumphs. In a short span of just over 50 years, we have evolved from a colony to a city-state with our own unique identity, forged by a spirit of never settling. And it’s this spirit that’s imbued into the architectural wonders, lush parks, proud heritage, world-class attractions and amazing food of the cosmopolitan metropolis you see today.


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Faces of Singapore

Here’s a guide to Singapore’s diverse melting pot of cultures and races. It’s a vibrant brew that gives Singapore our unique character.


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Our Way of Life

Take a quick look at Singapore’s past and get to know our history, culture and people a little better.


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Traveller Essentials

To make your stay in Singapore as enjoyable as possible, here is some general information to take note of before you leave.


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Cost of Living

Students' monthly expenditure vary according to personal needs and lifestyle patterns. The following table illustrates a conservative cost of living:


Category Monthly Range Details
Accommodation S$500 - S$1,000 Rental of a room in a government flat, in suburban areas
Medical S$94 - S$124 Medical consultations at public clinics
Transport S$100 - S$150 Public transport commuting to and from school daily
Food S$450 - S$750 Meals at budget joints
Communications S$28 - S$220 Mobile phone plan
Recreation S$113 - S$114 Movie ticket (peak hours) and clubbing
Total Monthly Expenses S$1200 - S$2400  


Use Contact Singapore's Cost of Living Calculator to estimate your monthly expenses:


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Important Information