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Q:   Is getting part-time jobs easy while studying at Sim University?


The manageability of working a part-time job while studying at Sim University depends on the specific school within the university, such as UOL. To find part-time jobs, One way is to check the SIM Careers website, which offers various job opportunities within the university. Another option is to search for part-time jobs on job search websites such as Indeed, which has a specific section for part-time jobs at SIM. Students can also check with their respective schools within SIM to see if there are any job opportunities available. 


Q:   How expensive is it to live at Sim University?


According to the SIM University's official website, the average tuition fees range from S$10,000 to S$23,000 per year for undergraduate programs. An international student in Singapore spends an average of about $750 to $2,000 a month on living expenses. The University's website provides a guide to basic cost of living, which includes the following estimates:
Rent in a flat (twin-sharing room): $900
Food (canteen on campus & occasional restaurant meals): $450-$600
Transport (bus & train trips & occasional taxi rides): $150-$200
Assorted expenses (bargain shopping, movies, night out): $350-$500


Q:   What is Sim University famous for?


SIM University, also known as SIM Global Education (SIM GE), is famous for several reasons including partnerships with Renowned Universities. SIM GE has partnerships with over 10 university partners, offering more than 80 academic programs awarded by these universities. The university also offers industry-relevant programs that develop graduates with industry skills, knowledge, and cultural intelligence to be career-ready and excel in a globalized society. The university offers a vibrant campus life with over 70 student clubs and state-of-the-art infrastructure equipped with the latest technology and facilities to enhance student learning.


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Q:   What are the top Scholarships for Indian Students at Sim University and how to avail them?


Some of the top scholarships for Indian students at SIM University are:

  • SIM Global Education (SIM GE) Academic Excellence Scholarship and SIM GE Merit Scholarship: These scholarships are open to international students with exemplary academic results and cover the course fees only, with no bond attached.
  • SIM Global Education Undergraduate Scholarship: New or current students in bachelor’s degree programmes can apply for the SIM Global Education Undergraduate Scholarship. It is given to students with exemplary academic results or achievements in sports and arts. The award is S$15,000 per scholar with no bond attached and is open to outstanding local and international students.
  • SAFRA-SIM Global Education Sponsorship: SIM GE will sponsor up to a maximum of four sponsorships, by SAFRA, for each academic year. Successful applicants are required to serve a bond period of 4 years with IRAS. 

To avail these scholarships, students have to meet the deadlines of the applications and meet the eligibility criteria. For example, for SIM Global Education Undergraduate Scholarship, the applications open twice a year, in March and September.


Q:   What scores do I need to have to get a scholarship at Sim University?


To be eligible for the SIM Global Education Undergraduate Scholarship, outstanding local and international students pursuing bachelor’s degree programmes at SIM Global Education (SIM GE) can apply for the scholarship through one of the following categories: Academic Excellence and Leadership, Sports and Artistic Talent. You should have outstanding Singapore-Cambridge GCE ‘A’ Level, Local Polytechnic Diploma, IB Diploma or Year 12 equivalent qualifications. There is no bond attached. Application can be submitted in either March or September. 


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Q:   Are there many students from other countries studying at Sim University?


Yes, there are many students from other countries studying at SIM University. According to the SIM University's official website, around 30% of the university's full and part-time students are international students from over 40 countries. The university has also partnered with reputable universities from Australia, Europe, the United Kingdom, and the United States to provide a post-secondary level of education for international students, which attracts a diverse student population.


Q:   Can an average indian student join Sim University?


Yes, an average Indian student can join SIM University. The university has a diverse student population, with approximately 30% of its full and part-time students being international students from over 40 countries. Indian students can contact the dedicated Student Advisors at SIM University to discuss their application, explore programme eligibility, and receive guidance on the application process. Applicants are required to submit their application online through the SIMConnect portal and make the necessary payment for the application fee, which is S$97.20 for students residing in Singapore and S$90.00 for international students not residing in Singapore.


Q:   How much money is required in Indian rupees to study at Sim University?


The tuition fees for Indian students at SIM University range from INR 4 Lakhs to INR 21 Lakhs. The average accommodation expense in Singapore is INR 2.3 Lakhs, and the average meals expense is INR 1.4 Lakhs. 

The tuition fees for the first year of the following courses in (INR) are:
Bachelor of Finance (Minor) - INR 9.17 Lakhs

Bachelor of Accountancy- INR 9.78 Lakhs

Master of Social Work- INR 20.72 Lakhs

Master of Community Leadership and Social Development- INR 20.72 Lakhs

Doctor of Philosophy- INR 3.92 Lakhs

Master of Human Capital Management- INR 20.72 Lakhs


Q:   How is applying to Sim University different from applying to other universities in Singapore?


To apply at SIM University, you need to follow the steps mentioned on their website. Firstly, create an account on the SIMConnect portal and log in with your email address and password. Then, complete the application form and submit it online along with all the required supporting documents. The application fee for local applicants is SGD 96.30, and for international applicants, it is SGD 481.50. International applicants applying for a full-time programme need to submit a Student’s Pass (STP) application form online, which is subject to approval from the Singapore Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA). 


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Courses1st Year Tuition FeesDuration & Eligibility
BBA(3 courses)
INR 9 L - 34 L
Duration4 years
Exam AcceptedTOEFL: 79 & Above, IELTS: 6.5 & Above, PTE: 58 & Above
MEng(1 course)
Duration18-24 months
Exam AcceptedGRE: 311 & Above, IELTS: 6.5 & Above, TOEFL: 85 & Above
Others PG(1 course)
INR 21 L
Duration7 weeks
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 & Above, TOEFL: 85 & Above
M.A.(2 courses)
INR 21 L
Duration7 weeks-18 months
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 & Above, TOEFL: 85 & Above
MBA/PGDM(2 courses)
INR 14 L - 21 L
Duration7 weeks-2 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 & Above, TOEFL: 85 & Above
MIM(2 courses)
INR 14 L - 21 L
Duration7 weeks-2 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 & Above, TOEFL: 85 & Above
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Q:   Is a score of 85 in TOEFL good for Sim University?


For the Certificate in English Language (CEL) program, the required scores are as follows:
For the Pre-Intermediate (Level 3) CEL program, the IELTS score required is 3.5 - 4, the TOEFL score required is 32-40, and the PTE Academic score required is 29-36.
For the Intermediate (Level 4) CEL program, the IELTS score required is 4.5, the TOEFL score required is 45, and the PTE Academic score required is 30-52.
For the Upper-Intermediate (Level 5) CEL program, the IELTS score required is 5.5, the TOEFL score required is 52, and the PTE Academic score required is 36


Q:   What are the documents required in the visa process for indian students at Sim University, Singapore?


The following documents may be required by the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority of Singapore (ICA) and SIM University:

  • Passport
  • Original copy of In-Principle Approval (IPA)
  • Disembarkation/Embarkation Card
  • Four passport size color photographs
  • Residential address and contact details in Singapore
  • Personal information involving a list of previously resided countries, academic records, employment records, and financial support
  • Proof of English language proficiency, if applicable
  • Offer letter from SIM University
  • Bank statements and other financial documents



Q:   Will my life on campus be better at Sim University than staying off-campus?


The choice between on-campus and off-campus living depends on your personal preferences. However, here are some factors to consider when making your decision:

On-campus life:

  • More opportunities to interact with fellow students, faculty, and staff
  • Access to university facilities, such as libraries, laboratories, and sports facilities
  • A structured environment which can provide a sense of security and support

    Off-campus life:
  • Greater freedom, independence, and flexibility
  • More affordable housing options, as on-campus housing can be expensive
  • Opportunity to live in the community and gain practical experience



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Q:   What are the job opportunities after doing M.A from Sim University, Singapore?


After completing a PhD from SIM University, Singapore, there are several career opportunities available. PhD graduates can pursue academic, research, or industry roles in Singapore's strong research and development industry. They can also work in the government sector, including research institutes, think tanks, and policymaking bodies. With Singapore's focus on innovation and entrepreneurship, PhD holders can explore start-up ventures and consultancy work. A 2019/2020 survey of SIM graduates showed that the overall employment rate was 82.4%, with 57.1% in full-time jobs and 15.6% in part-time jobs, while 9.8% were freelancers. 


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