Singapore Institute of Technology

Singapore

Private

Singapore Institute of Technology

Dover Dr, Singapore

Private

53%

Acceptance Rate

14:1

Student: Teacher Ratio

53%

Acceptance Rate

14:1

Student: Teacher Ratio

History, Affiliations and Rankings

Tan Chin Tiong, the president of SIT at the time, launched the university in 2009.  He has previously served as Singapore Management University's deputy president. Tan left his position as president of SIT in 2013 and returned to Singapore Management University as a professor and advisor. The Singapore Institute of Technology was established in 2009 to give polytechnic graduates more chances to pursue further education. Singapore University of Technology is ranked #453 in Best Global Universities. 

Infrastructure, Campuses and Courses

An independent institution in Singapore called SIT provides comprehensive work-study degrees together with applied learning opportunities. The main campus of the institution is situated in Dover at 10 Dover Drive, Singapore. The other five campuses are spread across the five nearby polytechnics. In Punggol, Singapore, near to the brand-new Punggol Coast MRT station, SIT will open a new central campus in 2023. From its initial batch of 500 students in ten-degree programmes, SIT has expanded to include approximately 6,000 students from SIT and ten partner universities abroad in 43-degree programmes. Five clusters have been established for these degree programmes: Engineering (ENG), Chemical Engineering and Food Technology (CEFT), Infocomm Technology (ICT), Health and Social Sciences (HSS), and Design and Specialized Businesses (DSB). The institution confers its own degree programmes as well as specialized degree programmes with foreign universities. It also offers industry-focused, applied degree programmes.

Accomplishments and Alumni 

SIT was officially made the 5th public university just like NUS and NTU by the government in 2014. SUTD or Singapore University of Technology and Design is a niche university and was the 4th public university. UniSIM or the local offering of SIM is the 6th. Some of the notable alumni of the Singapore Institute of Technology are Chairman – Chua Pei Jing, Vice-Chair – Chua Guan Feng, Secretary – Eldrynn Trishan Tan Swee Yong and Treasurer – Winnie Teu Bu Zhi.

Student Diversity and Visiting Companies

At Singapore Institute of Technology, although the population ratio of males versus females is almost equal, students from all over the world come to this university. Many reputed companies come to this university for placement. Some of them are EY, DBS Bank, Accenture, NCS Group and Singapore armed forces. 

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Quacquarelli Symonds (Q.S.) is a corporation based in the United Kingdom that specialises in the analysis of higher education institutions worldwide. Nunzio Quacquarelli launched the company in 1990. It publishes the Q.S. World University Rankings every year. The Q.S. rating, which is considered one of the three most widely read university rankings globally, is approved by the International Ranking Expert Group (IREG). The institution uses six metrics, namely Academic Reputation, Employer Reputation, Faculty/Student Ratio, Citations per faculty, International Faculty Ratio and International Student Ratio, that effectively capture university performance. It also publishes rankings in Young universities, Graduate Employability, and Subject Rankings. Q.S. provides an auditing service to universities, which offers information on the institution's strengths and shortcomings. The Q.S. Stars audit procedure rates universities based on over 50 different indicators.

THE

The Times Higher Education, originally The Times Higher Education Supplement (THES), is a British magazine that focuses on higher education news and topics. It annually publishes The Times Higher Education World University Rankings. It has received worldwide acclaim for its new and improved rating algorithm. Since 2004, it has provided students and their families, academics, university executives, governments, and businesses with reliable university performance data. The performance indicators are grouped into five areas: Teaching (the learning environment); Research (volume, income and reputation); Citations (research influence); International outlook (staff, students and research); and Industry income (knowledge transfer). It also produces subject rankings and rankings for Young Universities, Impact, Reputation, And Emerging Economies.

Guardian

The Guardian is a British daily newspaper that first appeared in 1821 as The Manchester Guardian and was renamed The Guardian in 1959. The Guardian University Guide is published once a year. The goal of the University Guide is to show how each university's department is likely to provide an overall beneficial experience to future students, and to do so; they look at how previous students in the department fared. A league table was created using nine performance criteria for 54 disciplines spanning all stages of the student life cycle. Entry standards, Student-staff ratios, Expenditure per student, Continuation, Student satisfaction, Value Added, Standardisation, Subject Classification, and Career Prospects are the indicators utilised by the organisation.

USN

U.S. News & World Report is American news, consumer advice, rankings, and analysis publication. It began in 1948 as a merger of the weekly newspaper U.S. News and the worldwide weekly magazine World Report. The company's rankings of Best Global universities are well-known among the wider population and significantly impact admission trends. The inaugural "America's Best Colleges" report was released by the U.S. News & World Report in 1983. Since 1985, the rankings have been produced and published annually. The magazine U.S. News & World Report rankings are based on data collected from educational institutions through an annual survey, government and third-party data sources, and school websites. It also takes into account outside opinion polls of university faculty and administrators.

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Scholarships

The Erasmus Mundus Scholarship is one of the most well-known scholarships for Spain which is funded by the European Union. The scholarship is given to those students who are specifically selected for the Erasmus Mundus Joint Programmes.

Eligibility

Students from all over the world can apply for a full-degree scholarship.

Applicability

An online application must be submitted.

The Narotam Sekhsaria Foundation is a non-profit organization set up by an endowment from Mr. Narotam Sekhsaria, a visionary entrepreneur with a strong sense of social commitment.

Eligibility

Excellent academic background

Applicability

An online application must be submitted.

Hani Zeini Scholarship will be awarded to students with a recognized financial need and a desire to pursue a career that is enterprising and entrepreneurial in nature.

Eligibility

Excellent academic background

Applicability

An online application must be submitted.

Application Process

  • Visit the official website of the institution. 
  • Click on 'Apply Now' or 'Register Here'
  • Complete filling your education history with all the qualifications.
  • Fill in the details of your employment history.
  • Fill in your personal statement.
  • Submit the application form by paying the mentioned fees.

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Admission Requirements

FAQs

SIT was officially made the 5th public university just like NUS and NTU by the government in 2014. SUTD or Singapore University of Technology and Design is a niche university and was the 4th public university. UniSIM or the local offering of SIM is the 6th.
SIT was officially made the 5th public university just like NUS and NTU by the government in 2014. SUTD or Singapore University of Technology and Design is a niche university and was the 4th public university. UniSIM or the local offering of SIM is the 6th.
In general, a polytechnic GPA of 3.0 suffices for entry. On top of that, there will be an interview session for selected applications.
In general, a polytechnic GPA of 3.0 suffices for entry. On top of that, there will be an interview session for selected applications.
Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) is Singapore's new autonomous university of applied learning.
Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) is Singapore's new autonomous university of applied learning.
SIT is also a local university and because it's still new, it is slightly easier to gain admission to SIT than to the other local universities.
SIT is also a local university and because it's still new, it is slightly easier to gain admission to SIT than to the other local universities.
Applicants who are not accepted to the Institute will receive a letter of rejection via email by SIT.
Applicants who are not accepted to the Institute will receive a letter of rejection via email by SIT.

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