So, when exploring, look at other campuses; you could just find yourself with the benefit of an international institution just next door. MDIS, Singapore, 1st semester The Management Development Institute of Singapore, founded in 1956, is Singapore's oldest not-for-profit professional institute for lifelong learning.
It has six locations on three islands - one in Central, one in East Singapore and three in North-Eastern Singapore. MDIS offers more than 100 courses across 10 categories: MBA, PGDM (both part-time and full-time), PMP, PDM, DDPM, DDI, DC, AD and AC. There are also two joint programs with other universities in China and India. In addition, MDIS has exchange programs with more than 80 institutions worldwide.
Students can choose to study at any of its locations. However, most students choose to stay in central Singapore and commute to classes at the other locations each day. The main campus is near to several major hospitals including National University Hospital, SingHealth, Tanotoa Healthcare and Mount Elizabeth Hospital. It also has a partnership with Beijing International Studies University which offers degree programs such as MBA, MSc and Bachelors in Public Administration (BPA).
The North-Eastern Center is located about 30 minutes' drive from downtown Chiang Mai city center. Its location allows students to experience Thai culture while still having access to many modern services.
Singapore National University of Science and Technology (NUS). The first Malaysian university to be approved by the Singapore Ministry of Education is now also one of only eight institutions in Singapore to have its degree programs accredited by the United Kingdom's University of Cambridge. The National University of Singapore (NUS) was founded in 1964, and as of 2014 it has 14 faculties and colleges offering bachelor's degrees at the undergraduate level and several post-graduate programs.
Malaysia University of Science and Technology (MUST), which offers courses across a range of disciplines including science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). It was established in 1991 as an institute of technology under the name Institut Teknologi Mara (ITM). In 2004, ITM became a university with the approval of the Malaysian Ministry of Higher Education. Its main campus is located in Skudai, Johor, while another campus called Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) is located in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah.
Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS), which offers courses across a range of disciplines including science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).
The National Institution of Singapore (NUS) is Singapore's flagship university, offering a worldwide approach to education and research with an emphasis on Asian views and expertise. NUS is made up of 17 faculties and schools spread over three locations. It has more than 100,000 students, making it the largest university in Singapore.
NUS was founded in 1959 by then-Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew as the national university of Singapore. Its role is to provide high quality, affordable education to individuals and groups from all over the world. The university has four main campuses located in different parts of Singapore, with several smaller learning centers and research institutes. The current president of NUS is Tan Tai Yong.
In 2011, NUS had its first female president, Tan Chorh-Goo, who is also the first woman to lead any of Singapore's top universities. She is succeeded by Tan Tai Yong in 2014.
NUS has been ranked highly in Asia and around the world for its academic performance. It is one of only two Asian universities to be featured in the World's Best Universities list published by the magazine U.S. News & World Report. The other is MIT in Massachusetts, United States.
The National Institution of Singapore is Asia's top and world-leading comprehensive research university, with a global approach to teaching and research programs that are centered on Asian settings. NUS has 17 faculties and institutions spread over three main campuses: Kent Ridge, Outram, and Bukit Timah. It has five professional schools: law, business, medicine, science, and dentistry.
NUS was founded in 1959 by an act of Parliament. It started out as the University of Singapore, which offered education at the undergraduate level in arts, science, and technology. In 1965, the university changed its name to the National University of Singapore when it began offering graduate programs. In 1971, the university became fully independent from the government of Singapore under its current name. In 2003, it opened a campus in Cairnfield (Kinta Valley) and began offering bachelor's degrees online through Open University Singapore. As of 2015, there are more than 40,000 students enrolled at the university, with nearly half of them studying abroad annually. There are about 1,200 faculty members at NUS.
Currently, NUS operates on a semester system, with terms lasting for 20 weeks each. The summer break is about four months long. Students have free admission to all courses except those that are required for graduation, such as English language tests.
Universities in the area
Nanyang Technological University (merged with the University of Singapore to form the National University of Singapore in 1980). SIM University restructured in 2017 as the Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS) and brought under the purview of the Ministry of Education. The following overseas universities have local branches: Beijing Institute of Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Georgia Institute of Technology, Indian Institute of Science, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, King Abdulaziz University, King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi, KAIST (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology), MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), Nanyang University, Peking University, Tsinghua University, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, University of British Columbia, University of Cambridge, University of California, Berkeley, University of California, Irvine, University of Sydney, Washington State University.
Nanyang University was established in 1959 by an act of parliament. It is the first university to be established in Singapore. The university has three campuses: the Main Campus in Ang Mo Kio, the Polytechnic Campus in Punggol, and the Shenzhen Campus in Guangdong Province, China. In 2017, Nanyang University had 7,195 students and 2,071 faculty members. Its research income exceeded $100 million for the first time that same year.
The University of Singapore was founded in 1958 by an act of parliament.