Welcome to Singapore and SIM Global Education (GE) 01
About Singapore 02
• Introducing Singapore 02
Pre-departure checklist 06
• What to pack? 08
Arriving in Singapore 10
Getting around Singapore 11
Food and beverages 13
Communication services 19
Financial matters 22
• Living expenses
Laws / Crimes and Sentencing 25
Immigration matters 31
• The Immigration & Checkpoints Authority 31
• Student’s Pass submission & collection 33
Shopping & entertainment 35
About Singapore Institute of Management (SIM Group) 36
• Campus facilities and amenities 39
• Fee Protection Scheme 42
• The SIM Experience - Engage, Enrich, Empower 48
Useful telephone numbers and websites 51
Location map 55
First Edition, 2008
Revised Edition, 2010
Revised Edition, 2011
Welcome to Singapore and SIM
Global Education (GE)
This International Student Handbook Whether your stay is long or a short
contains all the basic relevant duration, we hope that this Handbook
information you will need to help you will give you all the essential
settle down in your life as a student information to make your stay in
here. Singapore a pleasant one. Singapore
is a very cosmopolitian and vibrant
It begins with a brief introduction to city. You will have the opportunity to
Singapore, important information to meet people from other cultures,
immigration matters, campus life in taste food from around the world and
SIM, accomodation, health, transport celebrate some of the cultural
and finance. There are other festivals from the east and the west.
information on shopping, eating out
and recreational options. All these will We hope that you will return home
be covered in each different chapters. not only with your academic
achievements, but also the
friendships and memories that you
will treasure in your student life.
Geography world’s most prosperous countries,
with strong international trading
The Republic of Singapore is a small links, its port being one of the world’s
tropical island with a land area of busiest today.
712.4 Sq km and lying just 1 degree
north of the equator. Climate
Brief History Singapore has a fairly warm and
humid climate throughout the year.
Singapore was formerly known as The temperature ranges from 22-33
“Temasek” or “Sea Town”. According degree Celsius with December to
to legend, a 14th century Sri Vijayan January as rainy months.
prince saw an animal he mistook as
a lion on the island and Singapore’s Population
modern day name Singa Pura
(meaning the Lion City) was born. The population of Singapore was
reported by the Singapore department
Founded by Sir Stamford Raffles as of Statistics to be 5.08 million and
a British trading colony in the year comprises of different ethnic groups.
1819, Singapore gained Chinese 74%; Malays 13%; Indians
independence on 9th August 1965 9.2% and the other ethnic groups 3.8%
and went on to become one of the of the population total.
Language The Singapore Flag
The common languages used in The National Flag is red and white,
Singapore are mainly English, Chinese, with a crescent and five stars. Red
Malay and Tamil. English is the language represents universal brotherhood and
of administration as well as the main equality of men. White symbolizes
medium of instruction in schools and pervading and everlasting purity and
other education institutions. virtue. The crescent moon signifies a
young nation on the ascent and the
Tourism five stars depict democracy, peace,
progress, justice and equality.
Visitors to Singapore will encounter
an exciting array of exotic cuisine in The Merlion
restaurants and hawker centers. This
island is also a shopper's paradise The Merlion is a symbol of welcome
for a variety of goods. to all visitors to Singapore. It has a
lion head and a fish body resting on
Festivities a crest of waves. The lion head
symbolizes the legend of the "Lion
A diversity of festivals is celebrated City" , "Singapura". The fish tail
throughout the year. This includes symbolizes the ancient city of
Lunar New Year, Deepavali, Hari Raya Temasek and Singapore's humble
Puasa, Hari Ray Haji, Mid-Autumn beginnings as a fishing village.
Festival, Thaipusam, Vesak Day, Good
Friday and Christmas.
Details on events and festivals can be
found at http://www.yoursingapore.
A common greeting amongst
Singaporeans is "Have you eaten yet?"
Singaporeans love to eat and more
so with such a wide variety of food
offered in different setting.
Food centres at local neighbourhoods
or air-conditioned food courts located
conveniently in shopping complexes
offer you a wide variety of dishes.
The National Flower When dining at a food court or hawker
centre, get a table, note the number,
Vanda Miss Joaquim, an orchid and then look at the pictures at the
variety, is a hardy and resilient breed stall to order. Give the stall operator
which blooms throughout the whole your table number and wait for your
year. These particular characteristics food to be delivered before making
of the flower reflects Singapore's payment. Do take note that some
quest for progress and excellence. stalls are self-serviced and you are
expected to make payment, wait and
Social Culture bring the food to your table.
People are expected to form queues to What to Wear
board buses, or to wait for service. It is
impolite to push ahead of someone who In tropical Singapore, loose and light
is in the queue before you. summer clothing is recommended
especially for outdoor activities.
Do be punctual. Allow yourself Please note that while in lecture
sufficient time for travel. It is also theatres, libraries and administrative
considered impolite to miss an offices, you should be appropriately
appointment. Address the people you attired. Improper attire such as
meet with titles such as Mr, Mrs, Miss, shorts, slippers and clothing with
Dr or Professor unless you are invited indecent words or pictures are
to use their first names. strongly discouraged.
Drugs Singapore shops. The prices marked
are the prices at which goods are sold.
Drug abuse is viewed seriously. The However, for some shops at HDB
trafficking, manufacturing, importing estates bargaining is allowed.
or exporting of drugs carries a death
penalty. Unauthorised consumption Tipping
also carries a heavy penalty.
Tipping is not necessary as a service
Smoking charge of 10% is normally levied at
restaurants, hotels and other
Smoking is prohibited in most buildings establishments. A tip should only be
and public areas, especially if the exercised in instances where the bill
premises are enclosed or air-conditioned. does not include a service charge
Students are not to smoke within the
SIM campus. Goods and Services Tax (GST)
Littering A 7% Goods and Services Tax is levied
on all services and on goods imported
Singapore is a clean and green country into Singapore.
and littering is prohibited. Singapore
has strict laws against littering. Overstaying
Vandalism Overstaying is a punishable offence
under the Immigration Act. Take note
Vandalism is a serious offence. of the expiry dates of your Social Visit
Defacing public and private property Pass and Student’s Pass.
carries a severe penalty.
Please note that laws in Singapore
Bargaining are taken seriously and penalties
Bargaining is not normally used in
Before leaving your country, please when you collect your Student’s Pass
ensure that you have completed all at the Immigration & Checkpoints
items in the following list: Authority (ICA).
• Check that you have a valid • Bring your Letter of Offer from SIM.
passport. (6 months validity before
expiry date) • Check with the Singapore High
Commission in your country about
• Gather all original academic visa requirement to Singapore and
transcripts, high school results, apply for an entry visa, if required.
birth certificate or passport. Have More information is also available
these items prepared and bring in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
them with you to Singapore. If any website at http://www.mfa.gov.sg.
of the mentioned documents are
not in English, please have them • Apply for SIM Halls of Residence
translated through a Notary Public accommodation. Booking has to be
or official translator. Please refer made minimum 2 weeks prior to
to the Immigration Matters section your arrival in Singapore.To access
for a list of documents to bring the link room booking facilities,
please visit www.simge.edu.sg. For more information on medical
Navigate to Campus Life > insurance, please visit
Housing and Accommodation. www1.simge.edu.sg/medicalins
• International Reception:
Take note of the International For more information on student
Student Reception date & time. It support services, please visit
is crucial that you attend the www1.simge.edu.sg/support
International Student Reception,
as this session will provide you with • Financial Preparation:
important information that you Arrange to bring enough money to
need to know on your first few days Singapore, to cover local travel
in SIM. ex p e n s e s a n d l i v i n g co st s
(minimum S$1000). You may also
• Travel Arrangements: wish to bring along travelers'
Ensure that all your travel cheques or credit cards, if you don't
arrangements, e.g. booking and wish to carry too much cash. You
confirmation of plane tickets are can open a bank account in
done. It is advisable that you use Singapore once you've obtained
the services of a reputable travel your student pass or SIM Letter of Offer.
agency to minimize potential problems.
• Medical Insurance:
SIM has in place a group medical
insurance scheme for all its
students. This medical insurance
scheme will have a minimum
coverage as follows:- an annual
coverage limit of S$20,000 per
student, covers up to B2 ward in
government and restructured
hospitals and provides for 24 hours
coverage in Singapore and
overseas (if student is involved in
SIM-related activities) throughout
the course duration.
What to pack?
Following are some of the essentials • Any other documents that may be
that need to be packed prior your needed for processing by the
departure to Singapore: Singapore Immigration Authority
of Singapore, for example death
• Six passport sized photographs certificate if one or both parents
(35mm x 43mm). is/are deceased.
• Original copies of certificates, • Confirmed notification of
transcripts and other documents Accommodation arrangement.
for verification as you register as a
student. • Cash (minimum of $1000), to cover
local transportation, meals etc.
• Passport and any other
identification documents such as • Comfortable informal light clothing.
identity card/birth certificate.
• One set of formal wear and a set
• Letter of Offer (original) o f yo u r N a t i o n a l C o st u m e
(international students are
encouraged to showcase their
• Bath towel and toiletries.
• Pillow and bed sheets.
• Medication (check with your
Optional items that you may want to
• Alarm clock
• Sports related items, e.g. jogging
Please note that it is an offence to
bring in controlled drugs, reproduction
of copyright videotapes,
VCDs/CDs/DVDs into the country.
Offenders will be fined or jailed, and
in some cases both.
arriving in singapore
Arrival at Singapore Airport
Taxi service in Singapore is plentiful, convenient and reasonably priced. Take
a taxi to your destination. Most taxi drivers speak English and Mandarin.
Tipping is not expected.
The Arrival Process
Arrange for flight to Singapore
Arrive in Singapore (ensure that you have sufficient Singapore Dollars to cover for expenses)
Proceed from Changi Airport to Accommodation via taxi or airport pick up service
Attend International Reception and medical examination and as arranged by SIM GE
Make E-Appointment once medical examination report is ready
Attend Orientation Activities and Course Briefings
Complete Student’s Pass Formalities at ICA
Getting Around Singapore
Getting around Singapore is easy and convenient with local transportation.
Taxis, buses, Light Rail Transit (LRT) and Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) are easily
getting around singapore
available and accessible.
Taxi Fares List of Cab Companies and their
Basic fare Comfort & City cab - 6552 1111
Flag down: Prime Taxi - 6778 0808
S$2.80 for 1st km Silver Cab - 6363 6888
1km to 10km: S$0.20 for every 385m Smart Cab - 6485 7777
Above 10km: S$0.20 for every 330m SMRT - 6555 8888
Waiting time: S$0.20 for every 45sec Trans Cab - 6555 3333
35% of metered fare
Mon to Fri : 7.00am - 9.30am
Mon to Sat : 5.00pm - 8.00pm
(not applicable on Public Holiday)
Mon - Sat: 5pm - midnight
Late Night Surcharge:
50% of metered fare.
Midnight - 5.59am
Current booking fee:
Prime Time: S$3.50
Mon - Fri:
7.00am - 9.30am, 5.00pm - 11.00pm
Non-Prime Time: S$2.50
All other times including Sat, Sun and
Light Rail Transit (LRT) and Mass Transitlink stored value card
Rapid Transit (MRT) (Ez-link Card)
The MRT and LRT trains in Singapore The Transitlink stored value card is a
getting around singapore
are the most convenient, fast and contactless stored value smart card
clean ways to travel around that is usable on buses, Mass Rapid
Singapore. While MRT trains bring Transit (MRT) and LRT. The cost of
you to different parts of Singapore, purchasing a card is S$15, consisting
the LRT trains operate within HDB of card value and cost of the smart card.
estates. A stored value card may be purchased
at any Transitlink Ticketing office.
The fare ranges from S$0.71 to S$2.40
and operating hours are from 5.45am Smart cards maybe topped up by cash
to 12.15am. or nets at any general ticketing
machines or value adding machine.
Food and drinks are strictly prohibited Values may also be added at any
while on board the trains. Transitlink Ticketing Office with a
minimum of S$10 Top up. Use of a
Buses from Clementi Central/MRT transitlink smartcard allows a traveler
Station to SIM HQ: 184, 154, 52 to enjoy rebates as well as discounts
on travelling fares.
Bus from Dover MRT Station to SIM
HQ: 74 (To pay for a fare, simply tap the
Transitlink smart card on a reader
Buses from Holland Drive to SIM HQ: device when boarding or alighting.
75, 61 Please ensure that there is a beep
after tapping to ensure that the fares
Buses from Upper Bukit have been correctly deducted.
Timah/Hillview: 75, 61, 184 Note: Travelers are encouraged to
use a Transitlink card to pay for
Public Transport Fare Calculator travelling. The other alternative
(http://www.publictransport.sg/publ would be to pay the exact amount of
i s h / p t p / e n / d i s t a n c e f a re . h t m l fares for buses.
Transport Websites For MRT, a single use train ticket is
available for purchasing at the general
Http://www.sbstransit.com.sg ticketing station located in the MRT
Food and Beverages
food and beverages
Singapore is an eating paradise where Food prices range from $2.50 to $4.00
a variety of different types of cuisine for a meal, 0.80 to 0.90 cents for hot
can be found at restaurants, hawker drinks and $1.10 to $1.50 for cold drinks.
centres and food courts.
Hawker centres and coffee shops
Food courts are usually located at
Non air-conditioned and located shopping malls and prices are valued
within HDB estates, these outlets at $4.00 - $5.50 for a meal and $1.50
p ro v i d e e co n o m i ca l fo o d a t for a can of drink.
reasonable prices. They open daily
from 6am to 11pm with some outlets They open daily from 11.00am to
opening 24 hours. 10.00pm.
Located at most shopping malls, cafes
serve mainly coffee and snacks. Some
food and beverages
well-known cafes are Starbuck,
Coffee Bean, Coffee Xpress etc.
Prices are slightly up-market and are
usually priced at $4.50 or more for a
drink or snack.
Cafes open daily from 10.00am to
Fast food outlets
MacDonald's, Burger King and
Kentucky can be found at most malls
and within some HDB estates.
A wide range of cuisine is available
for selection at restaurants. Prices
range from average to expensive
depending on type of restaurants.
They open daily from 11.00am to
There are many private and This medical insurance scheme will
government clinics in Singapore. have a minimum coverage as
Private clinics are located at most follows:- an annual coverage limit of
housing estates. There is also no S$20,000 per student, covers up to
difficulty in finding 24-hour clinics in B2 ward in government and
Singapore. restructured hospitals and provides
for 24 hours coverage in Singapore
Hospitalisation is potentially and overseas (if student is involved in
expensive with hospitals requiring an SIM-related activities) throughout the
initial deposit of about $3000 to $5000 course duration.
For more information on medical
It is highly recommended that insurance, please visit
students purchase health insurance www1.simge.edu.sg/medicalinsurance
to cover unforeseen medical
Medical Insurance These are medical store located
within HDB estates where medicine
SIM has in place a group medical such as panadol, medicated oil, etc
insurance scheme for all its students. for minor ailments can be bought.
Polyclinics / Government Clinics
These are located at various housing
estates; the one nearest to SIM is at
Charges are minimal for both locals
and foreigners. Local Singaporean
pays $8 for consultation and a small
amount for medication as this is
subsidised by the government.
Private Clinics cost $20-$30 per visit
and are open from 9am to 1pm, 2-
4pm and 7-9pm on weekdays and 9am
to 1pm on weekends.
Some are open 24 hours but charges
are relatively more expensive (double
charge after midnight).
It is expensive for foreigners visiting
either the private and government
dental clinics. Checks and scaling
cost from $40 and above.
These clinics open Mondays to Fridays
from 9am to 5pm, and 7pm to 9pm.
and 9am to 1pm on Saturdays.
These are closed on Sundays.
Singapore General Hospital (SGH)
Outram Road, Singapore 169 608
Tel: 6222 3322
Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH)
11 Jalan Tan Tock Seng
Singapore 308 433
Tel: 6256 6011
National University Hospital (NUH)
5 Lower Kent Ridge Road
Singapore 119 074
Tel: 6772 5555
Changi General Hospital
2 Simei Street 3
Singapore 529 889
Tel: 6788 8833
378 Alexandra Road
Singapore 159 964
Tel: 6472 2000
Khoo Teck Puat Hospital (KTPH)
90 Yishun Central
Singapore 768 828
Tel: 6555 8000
Private Hospitals Mount Alvernia Hospital
820 Thompson Road
Mt Elizabeth Hospital Singapore 574 623
3 Mount Elizabeth Tel: 63476688
Singapore 228510 Website: http://www.mtalvernia-
Tel: 67372666 hospital.org
Gleneagles Hospital Thomson Medical Hospital
6 Napier Road 339 Thomson Road
Singapore 258 500 Singapore 307677
Tel: 64737222 Tel: 62502222
East Shore Hospital http://www.thomsonmedical.com
321 Joo Chiat Place
Singapore 427 990 Raffles Hospital
Tel: 63447588 585 North Bridge Road
Website: Singapore 18870
http://www.parkwayhealth.com Tel: 63111111
Communication services such as postal, be done at the many 24-hour auto
internet, mobile phones and cable machines (S.A.M) installed outside
television are readily available in Singapore. these centres.
Postal Services The nearest Post office to SIM HQ is
at Clement Central. The address is
Located within HDB estates, purchase as follows:
of stamps, posting, parcel collections,
driving licence renewals and payment 443 Clementi Avenue 3
of bills can be done at these counters. #01-65/67
Singapore 120 443
There are 62 post offices located all Mon to Fri - 8.30am to 5.30pm
over the island. Most outlets open Wed - 8.30am to 8.00pm
from 8.30am to 5pm from Mondays Sat - 8.30am to 1.00pm
to Fridays and 8.30am to 1pm on Closed on Sunday
Saturdays. It costs 26 cents for a local
le t te r a n d 4 5 ce n t s fo r a n For a complete list of local and
aerogramme to any part of the world. international mail rates, please visit:
Bills and purchase of stamps can also h t t p : / / w w w. s i n g p o s t . c o m . s g
Singapore Telecommunications Ltd make local and international calls.
(Singtel) Cost differs depending on package
and promotion, but can be in the
SingTel provide telephone services. To region of $20 a month with minimal
apply for home line, call 1609/ 1800- usage. The service usually
781311 or fill in an application form at incorporates Short Message Sending
any post office or Telecom outlet. (SMS) feature which may be free for
the first 300 messages.
Internet Access To purchase a mobile phone, you need
to be at least 16 years old and you
Access accounts can be subscribed have to produce your student's pass,
from: passport and proof of billing address
at the time of purchase.
Pacific Internet Pte Ltd
Rates and pricing schemes differ from
provider to provider.
Singtel Customer Service: 100
MobileOne Customer Service: 1627
StarHub Customer Service: 1633
Singtel, MobileOne and Starhub
provide mobile phone services to
Payphones Newspaper & Magazines
Located at public places, eg HDB void The main daily local English
decks and shopping malls, coin- newspaper is The Straits Times.
operated payphones can be used for Other newspapers include TODAY and
local calls only; each call is 20 cents Business Times (English), LianHe
per 3 minutes. Card-operated ZaoBao (Chinese), Berita Harian
payphones can be used for both local (Malay) and Tamil Murasu (Tamil).
and overseas call. The daily newspaper costs 80 cents
each on weekdays and one dollar on
Phone cards can be purchased at post Sundays. TODAY is given out free at
offices, convenience stores and retail MRT stations.
outlets. Cards for local calls are priced
at $3/$5 and cards for overseas call A wide range of local and imported
are priced at $10/$20. magazines is readily available at any
bookstore or from any newspaper
vendor. You can also read them at
Television and Cable public libraries.
MediaCorp Pte Ltd produces two
English and two Chinese free-to-air
channels and one Malay and one
Tamil channel. Mediacorp also
produces many radio programmes.
You can subscribe to Cable and Digital
TV from StarHub to watch movies,
documentaries and news from HBO,
National Geographic, BBC, CNN,
CCTV-4, TVBJ and VV Drama or
international channels like NHK
World Premium and TV5 Asia. Digital
TV subscription also allows you
access to sports or
entertainment channels. Visit
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Banks allows you to withdraw money from
the bank's ATM machines and
There are many commercial and conduct various transactions such as
merchant banks in Singapore. The topping up your EZlink card. ATM
most common bank in which most machines are fully automated and
Singaporeans have an account with available 24 hours.
is the DBS/POSB.
DBS/POSB have the most Automatic
Banks are usually open from 9am to Teller Machines (ATM) and branches.
4pm on weekdays and 9am to 1pm They can be found in most HDB
on Saturdays. They are closed on estates.
An ATM card also allows you to make
To open a savings account, visit any NETS (Network for Electronic
bank with your passport, Student’s Transfers) payment for your
Pass and letter of admission to SIM. purchases. This is a cashless
A minimum deposit of $100 is usually payment transaction system that
required if you are below 21 years old. deducts the exact purchase amount
directly from your bank account, at
Once you have opened a bank account, the point of sale.
you can apply for an ATM card which
In SIM, there are also DBS/POSB, Mon-Fri: 9.00am to 4.30pm
UOB, OCBC ATM machines located at Sat: 9.00am to 11.30am
level 2, Koi Pond area. Sun: Closed
The nearest POSB banks near SIM Clementi
HQ are at: Blk 446 Clementi Ave 3 #01-193/195
Clementi Central Branch Banking Hours:
Block 449 Clementi Avenue 3 Mon-Fri: 9.00am to 4.30pm
#01-243 Singapore 120449 Sat: 9.00am to 11.30am
Operating Hours: 8.30am to 4.30pm Sun: Closed
Weekends: 8.30am to 1.00pm
(Sat) Money Changers
Beauty World Centre Branch Popular licensed money changers
144 Upper Bukit Timah Road can be found at:
#03-06A Beauty World Centre • Orchard Shopping Centre
Singapore 588 177 • Katong Shopping Centre
Operating Hours: 11.00am to 7.00pm • Peoples' Park Centre
Weekends: 11.00am to 7.00pm • Centrepoint
• Lucky Plaza
The nearest OCBC and UOB banks
closest to SIM are For PRC students, money conversion
from RMB to Singapore dollars can
UOB Branch - Clementi Branch be also be done at:
Blk 450 Clementi Avenue 3
#01-287/289 Singapore 120450 • Money World (Singapore)
Opening Hours: 151 Chin Swee Road
Mon - Fri: 9.30am - 4pm #04-08 Manhattan House
Sat: 9am - 12.30pm Singapore 169876
Tel : 65-62211755
UOB Branch - Bukit Timah Branch Fax : 65-62211005
(587 Bukit Timah Road Operating Hours:
#02-25/26/27/28 Coronation Mon-Fri: 9am to 6pm
Shopping Plaza Singapore 269707
Opening Hours: • Retail Outlet @ Jurong Point
Mon - Fri: 9.30am - 4pm No. 1 Jurong West Central
Sat: 9am - 12.30pm #B1-09 (Within NTUC FairPrice
Down Aisle 8)
OCBC Bank- Bukit Timah Singapore 648886
170 Upper Bukit Timah Rd #01-01 Tel/Fax: 6 7913397
Bukit Timah Shopping Centre Operating Hours:
Singapore 588179 Tue-Sun: 12.30pm to 8.30pm
Banking Hours: Closed on Mons
The estimated monthly living cost for
a full-time international student is as
(three to a room) S$535*
(excluding taxi) S$100*
Personal Expenses S$300*
* All figures inclusive of GST
The monthly expenditure per student
may be more or less than what is
stated above depending on individual
Laws / Crimes and Sentencing
laws/crimes and sentencing
Singapore has very strict laws and Loitering and Congregation
foreigners need to make themselves
familiar with their responsibilities. You are always required to provide
Consequences of breaking laws due information to a police officer if
to lack of knowledge can be tough as requested. The police may stop and
the Government treats its foreign question you anytime and you must
residents no differently than locals be able to explain the reason of your
when it comes to punishment. presence in any location. If the police
suspect you and a group of five or
The death penalty and caning are more gathering with the intention to
existing penalties and intervention commit a crime, this could be an
by foreign governments on behalf of offence under the law of unlawful
convicted foreigners is seen as assembly.
Vandalism and Mischief
It is very important to constantly
update one's knowledge of Causing damage to public and private
Singapore laws as to avoid property can be classified as
accidental violations and we suggest vandalism and is punished by a
you make yourself familiar with the caning and a fine or imprisonment.
Possession or Setting Off of Fire
Possession and setting off of
laws/crimes and sentencing
firecrackers is an offence under the
Dangerous Fireworks Act and can be
fined up to S$ 10.000 and with two
Distributing fireworks will be
punished with jail and caning.
Singapore has one of the toughest
anti-drug regimes (Misuse of Drugs
Act) in the world. Do not use, offer, Prescription Drugs
sell, give, administer, transport,
deliver or distribute any type of drugs.. Ordering medical drugs from a foreign
If you are depending on illegal drugs web site may land you in jail. Check
such as listed below do not enter with customs before ordering. If you
Singapore at all. Only recently a carry prescription depressants while
number of expatriates were sent to entering or leaving the country check
jail for possessing illegal substances. The Presumption Clause under
If you are caught possessing more Section 17 for illegal substances and
than a stated amount of drugs (see make sure you can show a medical
here) you are presumed to be certificate from your doctor stating
trafficking controlled drugs which that the drugs are for your own use .
carries the death penalty. Singapore Http://www.cnb.gov.sg
applies the death penalty also to
foreigners regardless of their country Drug Test
It is a criminal offence to refuse a
Please visit the website of the Central police request for a drug test. A
Narcotics Bureau below and make positive test deems drug possession
yourself familiar with the laws against even if the drugs have been ingested
drug abuse: outside Singapore.
If teenagers in Singapore show false
identification to enter discos and
laws/crimes and sentencing
clubs limited to those over 18/21
years old or to purchase alcohol a
court hearing can land them in jail.
Singapore has very strict laws against
littering with heavy fines and
corrective work for repeat offenders.
Never dispose anything to any other
place than a litter box - this includes
Consuming gum at MRT stations or
on trains may be fined up to S$ 500.
Dropping larger items such as
newspapers or drink cans may be
fined up to S$ 1,000 or issued a CWO
(Community Work Order) of up to 12
hours or both. While first time
offenders pay between SGD 200 and
1,000 The fine for repeat offenders
may be up to SGD 5,000 !
Alcohol/Drunkenness license for up to 12 months each time
they enter into Singapore . For license
Purchase and consummation of not written in English language, an
alcohol is not permitted for those International Driving Permit or
laws/crimes and sentencing
below 18 years of age. Persons drunk translation is required.
in a public place may be fined, or can
be imprisoned up to three months. Driving/Seat Belts
Driving Under the Road Traffic Act when driving
in a car (e.g. taxi) each passenger has
A foreigner above 18 years of age and to use the seatbelt (also in the back of
holding a Work Pass/Dependent the car!) failure to do so the driver of
Pass/Student’s Pass may drive in the car and the passenger will be
Singapore with a valid class 3, 3A or punished with a fine of S$ 200. Any child
2B foreign license, for a period of not below the age of eight should be
more than 12 months. A Singapore secured with an approved child
driving license is required after 12 restraint, failing which the driver can
months. Those on short term social be punished with a fine of S$ 120 and
visit may drive with their foreign three demerit points.
laws/crime and sentencing
Cigarettes and Smoking naked in the privacy of your own
home. You can be fined up to SGD
Under the age of 18, you are not 2,000 and be jailed up to three months
allowed to carry and purchase lit or if you are convicted of appearing nude
unlit cigarettes in public. Fine S$ and exposing yourself to public view
2,000 in a private place.
Smoking is not allowed in public Pornography
buses, taxis, lifts, theatres, cinemas,
government offices, and in air- Obscene articles, publications,
conditioned restaurants and shopping videotapes, disks and software are
centers, bus shelters, interchanges, considered illegal. There are many
public pools, toilets, community clubs Western magazines and books rated
and open-air stadiums. pornographic.
For information you may contact:
The ban will be extended to pubs,
discos, hawker centers and coffee The Controller of Undesirable
shops soon. Fine S$ 1,000 Publications (CUP)
Censorship Section, Ministry of
Nude at Home Information & the Arts
Tel: 6 375-2500
I t i s a n o f fe n ce u n d e r t h e Hotline: 1800-375-7080
Miscellaneous Offences Act to walk
Travelling to/from Malaysia
When you travel to/from Malaysia be
aware that customs laws can be quite
laws/crimes and sentencing
strict! Do not import illegal pirated
VCD's or DVD, videos and other items
prohibited under Singaporean law.
There are also restrictions on the
amount of food you are allowed to
bring back. Smuggling cigarettes
carries a maximum penalty of three
years jail for a first-time offender!
Food: if you buy certain food in
Malaysia you may not be able to
import it to Singapore. There are
containers at Tuas and Woodlands
checkpoints to dispose of banned food
items before entry. Poultry and eggs
may be also prohibited due to the
Avian Flu. If you are not sure, call the
phone number below or check the
Agri-Food and Vetenary Authority AVA
Phone: 1800 226 2250
Before leaving Singapore by car , you
need to fill up your gasoline tank to
at least three-fourths full or face a
large fine. When crossing the border
in and out of Malaysia, double check
that your passports are stamped.
The Transport services to ICA are:
Immigration MRT- alight at Lavender MRT Station
Bus 7 - from Clementi Bus Interchange
Authority Bus 145 - from Clementi Avenue 2
(near the mosque)
of Singapore Bus 197- from Ayer Rajah Expressway
(ICA) Student’s pass issued to international
students studying in SIM will be for
the full duration of students' studies.
Security deposit is also waived for
SIM international students.
International students of SIM will also
be granted a one month social visit
pass upon completion of studies for
them to wind down their activities in
Singapore and make arrangements
Abiding Rules for International
• Observe immigration regulations
at all times.
The Immigration & Checkpoints Authority • Students holding Student’s pass
of Singapore (ICA) is located at: are not allowed to apply for other
passes (eg. employment pass,
ICA Building, social visit pass, etc).
4th Storey, 10 Kallang Road • Students are not allowed to pursue
Singapore 208718 another course of study with
another institution stimultaneously.
• Students are not allowed to engage Offences
in employment and other anti-
social, illegal activities. The following are offences that
• No consumption of illegal drugs constitute a fine of $500 if convicted:
like cocaine, ecstasy etc are
allowed. • Littering
• Should a student terminates • Spitting
his/her course of study for • Jaywalking
whatever reason, the Student’s Pass • Vandalism, eating, drinking, and
must be surrendered to smoking on public transport and
immigration within 7 days. non-smoking areas
• No students are allowed to remain
in Singapore once student pass
• Upon completion of study, students
must inform immigration of their
departure date and flight.
Student’s Pass • Locate the queue number kiosk
and proceed to scan the barcode
Submission in your IPA letter. Collect and your
& Collection • Wait for your queue number to be
• When your number is called,
Completion of Student’s Pass submit all required documents to
formalities is to be done at the ICA officer. The ICA officer with
Immigration & Checkpoints Authority advice you on your Student’s Pass
(ICA) at level 4 of ICA building. collection date/time.
Things to bring to ICA
• Medical Report
• Original copies of relevant
documents submitted earlier to
ICA for certification purposes.eg.
birth certificate. If the original
document is not in English, please
ensure that you bring along the
English version with you.
• Cashcard or NETS (ATM card)
• IMM 27 (small white card)
• In-Principle Approval Letter (IPA)
issued by ICA. Please read the IPA
letter carefully for other
documents that you need to bring
along to ICA.
What to do at ICA
• Before heading down to ICA, please
ensure that you have made an E-
A p p o i n t m e n t v i a
Please arrive at least 15 minutes
before your stated appointment
• Proceed to level 4.
Note that if submission of documents
is done in the morning, collection of
student pass will be on the same day
(about 2 hours after submission). If
submission is done in the afternoon,
student will have to collect the pass
on another day.
During collection of Student’s Pass,
a fee of either $60 to $120 (depending
on duration of course) will have to be
paid by student to ICA. Payments
made at ICA have to be made either
through a NETS card or a cashcard.
Lost of Student’s Pass
Students who have lost their Student’s
Pass will have to do the following :
• Make a report at the Police Station.
• Bring along the original police
report to SIM GE Student Helpdesk
at SIM HQ level 2, to obtain a
• Bring certification letter and
original police report to ICA
building Level 4. Report the loss
of the Student’s pass.
• ICA will charge $60 as a
replacement fee for the Student’s
Pass. The ICA officer will advise
on the Student’s Pass collection
Shopping & For groceries, the NTUC FairPrice is
the place where most Singaporeans
Entertainment do their shopping.
shopping & entertainment
Singapore is not only an eating
paradise but also a shopping Most cinemas are air-conditioned and
paradise. Shopping can be done either are usually located within housing
at big malls at Orchard area or within estates or downtown.
HDB housing estates.
Seats are assigned upon purchase of
For the latest in youth culture, Far tickets. Tickets are priced from $6.50
East Plaza at Scotts, the Heeren along to $9.50 depending on time and day
Orchard Road, Marina Square and of show.
Bugis Village are the places to visit.
They offer the very latest in fashion, Popular cinemas are those at Orchard
accessories and CDs. Road areas.
About Singapore Institute
of Management (SIM Group)
Our Vision • Teamwork
• Open and Timely Communication
To be the Centre of Leadership and • Performance Excellence
Management Excellence; and • Spirit of Innovative Adventure
the Embodiment of Lifelong Learning.
An open culture where staff trust and
• Spearhead management thought respect each other; embrace
leadership change and seek ways to innovate;
• Be the preferred strategic partner learn and work together as a
of corporations in maximising team.
return on human capital
• Be the choice provider of Our Commitment
continuing education to individuals
• Transform SIM into a regional To our Members
brand We care for our members, recognise
their importance, and strive
Our Core Values to raise the prestige of their
• Trust and Respect for the Individual
About Singapore Institute
of Management (SIM Group)
To our Customers The Singapore Institute of
We value our customers and commit Management (SIM Group) is the
ourselves to actively improve leading provider of higher education
our services and products. and professional training in
Singapore, reputed for its dedication
To our Employees to lifelong learning and high
We care for our people by creating a standards and quality. Founded in
conducive work environment, 1964 by the Economic Development
helping them to balance family and Board to support Singapore’s
work commitments, recognising economic development, we are today
their contributions, and developing a diverse and vibrant organisation
them to their full potential. with a wide range of programmes and
services. We are also a membership-
To our Community based organisation with over 37,000
We honour our social obligations and individual and corporate members.
pledge to be a good corporate The SIM Group offers its core services
citizen by always acting professionally through three educational
and ethically in all matters. brands:
Our Purpose SIM University (UniSIM) is the only
- To open doors in life through privately-funded local university (on
education opportunities social mission) approved by the
– To support SIM Group’s social Ministry of Education to issue
mission university degrees in a
comprehensive range of disciplines.
Our Quality Policy UniSIM focuses on the upgrading and
learning needs of working
We are dedicated to continuously professionals and adult learners. It
improve our services and to adopts a flexible and practice-
consistently exceed the expectations focused learning approach and offers
of our customers. more than 40 academic programmes
in various disciplines.
Its current enrolment more than through its partnerships with
11,000 students. Since July 2008, established international universities
UniSIM’s programmes became even and institutions from the US, UK,
more accessible to adult learners as Australia and Switzerland. Our
eligible Singaporeans and Permanent student population consists of both
Residents taking UniSIM full-time and part-time students, with
undergraduate programmes current enrolment of 19,500.
enjoy a government subsidy of up to
55% and 20% of tuition fees. UniSIM SIM Professional Development
has been a Singapore “Institution of programmes train about 10,500
a Public Character” (IPC) since professionals annually through its
September 2005. It is also a member 600 seminars, workshops and
of the International Association of conferences. Its in-company training
Universities (IAU), an association of and consultancy services help
world leading universities. companies optimise effectiveness in
various fields of management and
SIM Global Education offers high- human resource development.
quality overseas degree programmes
Resource Rich Tay Eng Soon Library (HQL)
S I M H e a d q u a r te rs ( L eve l 2 )
SIM Headquarters houses 65 lecture 461 Clementi Road
theatres, 57 seminar rooms and 18 Singapore 599 491
Opening hours :
Specialist Libraries Mondays to Fridays
8.30am to 9.00pm
At SIM, students get to enjoy access Saturdays
to two specialist libraries - the Tay 9.00am to 5.30pm
Eng Soon Library at SIM
Headquarters and Richard K M Eu Richard K M Eu Library (MHL)
Library at SIM Management House. SIM Management House (Level 5)
These are two of Singapore's largest 41 Namly Avenue
designated management libraries. Singapore 267 616
You will be able to browse the huge
collection of more than 67,000 print, Opening hours:
video, audio and online materials. Mondays to Fridays
8.30am to 7.00pm
9.00am to 5.30pm
Head down to any of the four
cafeterias when your stomach starts
to rumble, and tuck in to a wide variety
of Chinese, Muslim, Western to
Japanese culinary delights.
On campus you will find more than
560 PCs with ready access to the
Internet, application software and
services. Student portals allow you to
manage your administrative needs,
such as access timetables and
ex a m i n a t i o n re s u l t s , u p d a t e
particulars, communicate with SIM
administrative staff, and log on to
SIM is a smoke-free campus. Smoking
is not allowed in public places and
around the campus.
Bookshop International Student Club
SIM Popular bookshops are located Our International Student Club
at level 3 of SIM Headquarters (SIM organises special activities/events for
HQ) and SIM Management House (SIM international students regularly to
MH). help you integrate into our large and
dynamic student community. Through
Bookshop Opening hours: these events, you will have ample
SIM HQ: opportunity to mingle with your peers
Mondays to Fridays and forge new friendships.
9.30am to 7.30pm
Saturdays Student Group Hospital &
9.30am to 2.30pm Surgical Insurance
SIM MH: SIM has in place a group medical
Mondays to Fridays insurance scheme for all its students.
10.00am to 5.30pm This medical insurance scheme will
Saturdays have a minimum coverage as
10.00am to 2.30pm follows:- an annual coverage limit of
S$20,000 per student, covers up to
Student Lounge B2 ward in government and
restructured hospitals and provides
The Student Lounge is located at level for 24 hours coverage in Singapore
four of SIM Headquarters and SIM and overseas (if student is involved
Management House. in SIM-related activities) throughout
Opening hours: the course duration.
Mondays to Fridays
8.30am to 9.30pm For more information on medical
Saturdays insurance, please visit
9.00am to 5.00pm www1.simge.edu.sg/medicalinsura
Closed on Sundays and Public nce
Private Education Act
Under the new Private Education Act, must sign a PEI-Student Contract
legislated in December 2009, a with students. The contract lays out
Council for Private Education (CPE) the important terms and conditions
was set up to regulate the private governing the relationship between
education industry in Singapore. All the student and PEI. SIM will honour
Private Education Institutes (PEIs) all terms and conditions spelt out in
are required to comply with the the contract and in all communication
regulations under the Act in order to materials.
Students may request for a copy of
Following are the new requirements the PEI-Student Contract from SIM.
which Singapore Institute of
Management Pte Ltd (SIM) has put in Cooling-Off Period
There will be a cooling-off period of
PEI-Student Contract 7 working days after signing the PEI-
Student Contract. Students have the
CPE, in aiming to enhance the right to cancel the contract within 7
confidence of students and their working days and be entitled to the
parents in the quality of education in Maximum Refund amount stipulated
Singapore, has stipulated that all PEIs under Clause 2.4 of the PEI-Student
Contract (less any course fees
consumed by the Student if the SIM has appointed Lonpac Insurance
withdrawal date is later than the Bhd as our FPS insurance provider.
course commencement date). After Under the FPS insurance scheme,
the cooling-off period, SIM’s refund students’ fees are insured by Lonpac
policy will apply. Insurance Bhd. In case of events, as
stated above, students will be able to
Fee Protection Scheme claim their paid fees from Lonpac
SIM has in place a Fee Protection
Scheme (FPS) to protect the paid fees We have also appointed Hong Kong
of both local and international students. and Shanghai Banking Corporation
The FPS serves to protect the student’s Limited (HSBC) as our FPS escrow
fees in the event that the PEI is unable provider. Under the FPS escrow
to continue operations due to scheme, students will pay their fees
insolvency, and/or regulatory closure. directly to HSBC. HSBC will act as
In addition, the FPS protects the student the custodian of students’ fees and
if the PEI fails to pay penalties or return will only disburse the fees to SIM on
fees to the student arising from a fixed schedule. Again, in case of
judgments made against it by the events, as stated above, students will
Singapore courts. be able to retrieve their unconsumed
The FPS is compulsory for all fees from HSBC.
students and is available in 2 forms,
either Escrow or Insurance Protection More details of the FPS can also be
Scheme. For more information, found in the FPS Instruction Manual,
please visit available at www.cpe.gov.sg
Refund Policy – Withdrawal and Change of Course
Percentage of aggregate amount of Receipt of original fully completed
the Course Fees and Miscellanous hardcopy Student Request Form with
Fees paid relevant supporting documentary proof
• 95% Refund • (Maximum Refund) More than 14
days before the course
• 75% Refund • Within 14 days before the Course
Commencement Date OR within 7
days after the Course
• No Refund • More than 7 days after the Course
• Application fee for courses is non-refundable and non-transferable.
• All requests for refunds arising from withdrawal and change of course must be accompanied
with an original fully completed hardcopy Student Request Form (downloadable from the SIM
GE website and the Students’ Portal) with relevant supporting documentary proof.
• Refunds (if any) will be processed within 7 working days of receipt of the original fully completed
hardcopy Student Request Form with relevant supporting documentary proof. Forms that are
received after 12.00 noon would be considered as submission on the next working day.
• Approval for change of course will be granted on a case-by-case basis and subject to each
individual meeting the course admission requirements.
• Transferring to another institution is deemed as a withdrawal from SIM. As such, for international
students who transfer to another institution, their International Student’s Pass will be cancelled.
These students will have to submit their Passport and International Student’s Pass at the
Student Helpdesk (SIM HQ) within 3 working days of the transfer. Attendance record and other
relevant documentation to facilitate the transfer will be provided upon request.
• International students who wish to change to another course offered by SIM will also need
to submit their Student’s Pass application to Immigration and Checkpoints Authority of
Singapore (ICA) for approval.
• For new applicants, in the event that the Student’s Pass application is not approved by ICA,
the applicant will receive a full refund of the course fee.
• Course fees must be paid in full before the course commencement date.
Modes of Payment bank and your personal limit.
Payment to Singapore Institute of For credit card payment, the limit is
Management Pte Ltd (SIM) subjected to your available balance
at the point of payment. We accept
The modes of payment available are Visa & MasterCard only.
cash, cheque, Nets, cash card,
Cashier/Money/Postal order. We
accept up to 4 different modes of
payment combination. All payments
are to be in Singapore dollars.
For cheque payment, the cheque
must be crossed, and made payable
to "Singapore Institute of
Management Private Limited". It
should not be post dated.
For Nets payment, the daily limit is
$2,000 or $3,000, depending on the
The SIM Student Card is issued by
SIM Global Education to international
students who are currently studying
in its programmes. Students are
required to use this card to register
their campus attendance by tapping
C I M it on the card-readers mounted
around the campus.
S PE The SIM Student Card will also be
used for class attendance. Both the
campus and class attendances are
managed by a electronic system
known as the iAttendance. Students
can view their attendance rating
through this system.
Attendance for International
As per the Immigration Checkpoints
& Authority of Singapore (ICA)
regulations, all international students
are to adhere to the following
1. To maintain a minimum
attendance rate of 90% in the
programme they are registered
2. To attend at least 3 hours of
lessons everyday from Monday to
Where the international students do
not meet the above mentioned
requirements or where they failed to
attend classes for a continuous
period of 7 days without any valid
reason and supporting document,
Singapore Institute of Management
Pte Ltd (SIM) will have to inform ICA
The following actions will also be
1. First reminder by email.
2. Second reminder by email.
3. Bar from taking examinations.
With the above understanding, SIM
requires all international students
to register their class and campus
attendance. Details on campus - Level 1 study area, outside
attendance are as follows: LT 1-17
– Level 2 Atrium, near to the glass
SIM Campus Attendance: door opposite the Security
• Students are to tap their student counter
cards against the on-campus card - Level 2 Atrium, near to the glass
reader when they arrive and when door besides the Security
they leave the campus. counter
• Students' campus attendance will - Level 3 outside Jun Hang Food
be recorded as the time between Court, below the LCD TV
their first and last tap.
• The on-campus card readers are HQ Extension Building
located at: • Level 1 adjacent to Lift Lobby.
- Basement lift lobby, opposite
The SIM Experience – Engage, These programs and services include:
Enrich, Empower • More than 60 different student
clubs and societies that span
The SIM Experience highlights the interests in the arts, sports and
vibrant and varied learning culture
opportunities available to our • Study abroad and overseas
students through the Division of exposure across Asia, Europe, and
Student Life in SIM Global Education the Americas
(SIM GE). • Career guidance and internship
The Division of Student Life is • A dedicated student care unit that
responsible for providing a supports international students
comprehensive suite of programs and and promotes overall wellness
services to the nearly 20, 000 students
enrolled in SIM GE. Our programs For more information on our
complement the technical academic programs, please visit the SIM
training that our students received Student Portal at
and provide a rich and holistic www.simge.edu.sg/sls
experience designed to impart
personal and professional “core
skills” necessary for life after
SIM Halls of Residence - Accommodation accommodation blocks equipped with
428 beds, ranging from single, double
The SIM Halls of Residence aims to to triple occupancy for our full-time
provide campus living and student students and 4 studio apartments to
development activities for our full cater for visiting parents/lecturers.
time students, so that students can The campus also has sports and
experience the total holistic learning development facilities.
journey of within and beyond the
All rooms are fully air-conditioned.
Residing in the new SIM Global Monthly rental rates are as follows:
Education Campus at Ulu Pandan, it
is near to the SIM Headquarters and Room Types Rental Rates
SIM Management House. Single occupancy S$963
Double occupany S$749
With a land area of approx 45,000 Triple occupancy S$588.50
sqm, the campus has 6
*Prices above includes 7% Goods & Facilities include:
Service Tax (GST). Upon confirmation • Fully equipped gym
of booking, a refundable deposit • Multi purpose rooms, dance studio,
equivalent to 1 month's rent is student lounge, games & study
required. A one time administration room
fee of S$85.60 (inclusive of GST) is • Sports facilities such as futsal court,
also payable.For the most updated tennis court, touch rugby field,
monthly rental rates & other outdoor fitness corner & a 1.2km
important information, please refer jogging track
to the SIM GE Campus website at • Alfresco cafeteria
www.sim.edu.sg/gecampus.html • 24 hours security survelliance
Public Bus Services to/from the Halls
SBS 156 - SIM Management
SMRT 75,61 - SIM HQ
SBS 7 - Town, Orchard Road
Students can logon to the following
URL Link to request for room
www.simge.edu.sg/sls. Navigate to
Halls of Residence > SIM GE Campus
SIM reserves the right to use any
images taken of students in our
undertaking of our course of
Useful Telephone Numbers
Samaritans of Singapore (SOS) 1800 221 4444
Emergency Counseling: 24 hours
TransitLink Hotline 1800 2255 663
Woodlands Airport Pick up service 6543 4616
Immigration Enquiry Service 6391 6118
Changi International Airport 1800 542 4422
Flight Enquiry Service
Recruitment/Student Care & Services/ 6248 9746
International Student Office
Student Helpdesk 6248 9393
SIM HQ Security Counter 6248 9572
Useful Telephone Numbers
Ministry of Foreign Affairs www.mfa.gov.sg
Immigration & Checkpoints Authority www.ica.gov.sg
SBS Transit www.sbstransit.com.sg
About Singapore www.visitsingapore.com
Useful Telephone Numbers
Embassies/Consulates/High Commissions in Singapore
Name Address Website Email Telephone
Embassy of the 27 Napier Road, http://singapore. singaporeusembassy 6476 9100
United States, Singapore 258208 usembassy.gov/ @state.gov
Australian High 25 Napier Road, http://www. enquiries-sg@ 6836 4100
Commission, Singapore 258507 singapore.embassy. dfat.gov.au
Bangladesh High 91 Bencoolen Street, http://www. bdoot@singnet 6255 0075
Commission, #06-01, Sunshine bangladesh.org com.sg
Singapore Plaza, Singapore .sg/cms/
British High 100 Tanglin Road, http://ukin consular.singapore 6424 4200
Commission, Singapore 247919 singapore.fco. @fco.gov.uk
Bruneian Consulate 325 Tanglin Road N/A N/A 6733 9055
in Singapore Singapore 247955
Embassy of 400 Orchard Road, http://www.recam cambodiaembasy@ 6341 9785
Cambodia, #10-03/04 bodia.net/ pacific.net.sg
Singapore Orchard Towers,
The Embassy of 150 Tanglin Road, http://www.china chinaemb_sg@ 64180328,
the People's Singapore 247969 embassy.org.sg mfa.gov.cn 64180333,
Republic of China, /chn/ 64180336
Embassy of France, 101-103 Cluny http://www.amba Admin-etrangers. 6880 7800
Singapore Park Road, france-sg.org/ singapour-
Singapore 259595 amba@diplomatie.
High Commission 31 Grange Road, http://www. hcoffice@ 6238 2550
of India, Singapore India House, hcisingapore.com hcisingapore.org
Embassy of No. 7 http://www. info@kbri 6737 7422
Indonesia, Chatsworth Road, kbrisingapura.com singapura.com
Singapore Singapore 249761
Embassy of 16 Nassim Road, http://www.sg. infoculture@ 6235 8855
Japan, Singapore Singapore 258390 emb-japan.go.jp/ sn.mofa.gov.jp
Embassy of the 47 Scotts Road, http://sgp.mofat info@korea 6256 1188
Republic of Korea #05-01 Goldbell .go.kr/ embassy.org.sg
Embassy of Laos, 51 Newton Road, N/A laoembsg@ 6250 6044,
Singapore #13-04/05 singnet.com.sg 6250 6741
Useful Telephone Numbers
Embassies/Consulates/High Commissions in Singapore
Name Address Website Email Telephone
High Commission 301 Jervois Road, http://www.kln. mwspore@ 6732 8067
of Malaysia, Singapore 249077 gov.my/ singnet.com.sg
Embassy of 600 North Bridge http://www.real consulmn@ 6348 0745
Mongolia in Road, #24-08 mongolia.com/ singnet.com.sg
Singapore Parkview Square singapore/
Embassy of the 15 ST. Martin's Drive, http://www.me ambassador@ 6735 0209
Union of Myanmar Singapore 257996 singapore.org.sg mesingapore.org.sg
Consulate- 1 North Bridge Road, N/A swamilaw@ 6336 1677
General #18-05 High Street singnet.com.sg
of Nepal Centre Singapore
New Zealand 391A Orchard Road, http://www.nz enquiries@nz- 6235 9966
High Commission, #15-06/10 Ngee Ann embassy.com/ high-com.org.sg
Singapore City Tower A, singapore
High Commission 1 Scotts Road http://www.parep N/A 6737 6988
of Pakistan #24-02/04, Shaw .org.sg
Embassy of 20 Nassim Road, http://www. firstname.lastname@example.org 6737 3977
the Philippines Singapore 258395 philippine-
High Commission 51 Newton Road, http://www.lanka. slhcs@lanka. 6254 4595/6/7
of Sri Lanka #13-07/12 Goldhill com.sg com.sg
Taipei #23-00 PSA Building, http://www.taiwan visataipeirep@ 6500 0100
Representative 460 Alexandra Road, embassy.org gmail.com (ext 111, 116)
Office in Singapore 119963
Royal Thai 370 Orchard Road, http://www.thai thaisgp@ 6737 2158,
Embassy Singapore 238870 embassy.sg/ singnet.com.sg 6737 2644
Embassy of 10 Leedon Park, http://www.vietnam N/A 6462 5994
Vietnam, Singapore 267887 embassy-singapore
SIM HQ Building and SIM University
mp Polytechnic (NAP)
Gate 3 (2-way traffic)
Make a Ngee Ann
U-turn here Polytechnic (NAP)
Ngee Ann Polytechnic (NAP)
(1-way traffic) Gate 1 (2-way traffic)
SIM Headquarters Bus Stop
461 Clementi Road Bus Nos: 52, 61,74,75,151
Singapore 599491 (from Dover MRT Station)
154,184 (from Clementi MRT Station)
SIM Mangement House (Namly Avenue)
available 2nd U-Turn Bus-stop
available Services No. 66, 67, 74
FRO 151, 154, 156, 157
UPP 170, 171, 174, 961, 852
IT T Car Park
H Nearest MRT Stations
Nanyang Girls – Newton MRT Station
High School (Bus service no. 171 at Scotts Road or
no. 66, 67, 170 and 171 at Bukit Timah Road)
National Junior College – Clementi MRT Station
(Bus service no. 154 at Clementi Road)
Authority of Singapore
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Singapore Institute of Management Plaza FR
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41, Namly Avenue
Tel: 65 6246 6746