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/ EF Singapore

Country Snapshot
• Population of 5.5 million
• 4 official languages (English, Mandarin,
Tamil and Malay)
• Cultural melting pot of Chinese, Malay and
Indian cultures
• A modern Asian city and a tropical island all
in one destination
• Warm and humid weather all year round
(25 – 32 degrees)
• Easy & affordable connections to South
East Asia

Sample Cost of Living


• Public transport: ~ 60 SGD per month
• Local food: 3 – 10 SGD per meal
• Western food: 15 – 38 SGD per meal
• Local SIM card: 25 SGD per month
• Starbuck coffee: 7 SGD
• Burger King meal: 8.75 SGD
• Excellently located in the Clark Quay area
• 5 minutes’ walk to the financial district
• 2 minutes’ walk to restaurants and pubs
• 2 minutes’ walk to affordable lunch
restaurants
• 5 minutes’ walk to Starbucks
• 10 minutes’ walk to Chinatown
• 5 floors and a rooftop terrace
• Exlusive lounge for LSP students with
Nespresso machine and TV
• Rooftope terrace with beautiful view
• Lounge for all students with Xbox, pingpong,
foolsball table, study area and internet kiosks

Top : LSP lounge with Nespresso machine and


TV with news channels
Bottom: lounge for all students
Top right: view from the rooftop terrace with
the financial district in the backgroud
Bottom right: the rooftop terrace – a popular
place for our Friday nigth parties
Bottom left: reception area at the 1st floor
Frances Lin Jeff Lau Pete Hoad Jason Florentino
School Director Director of Studies Student Services Activities Manager
Manager

Valli A Jessica Quance Allan Dayang Magdalene Lee


Student Pass Foundation Year Residence Advisor Student Services
Coordinator Coordinator Coordinator
• Teacher numbers: 15 – 20 teachers

• Teacher background:
Our teachers represents the
multicultural Singapore with all
ethnicities represented in the
school

• Student numbers:
130 off peak, 550 during peak

• Nationality mix:
42 % Asians
45 % Europeans
9 % Eastern Europeans
4 % other nationalities
Language: English

Programs offered*:
• ILS 16+
• ILSH Juniors 13 – 15
• Junior groups 7 – 15
• LSP focus school
• APP

UFY:
UK based 9 month UFY
Business focus only

Typical SPINs:
Business English, Grammar, Exam Prep, and
Mandarin for Beginners*

* Mandarin SPIN only for Upper Intermediate


students
• Options: Host families or year-round residence (Pelajar House)
Boarding schools (Nanyang or Hwa Chong) for Groups

• Host families:
Local Singaporeans (Chines, Indian or Malay)
Living in suburban areas
45 – 60 min travelling time
Asian meals served at home
Majority do not have aircon in bedrooms (fans provided)
Laundy & Internet is 20 SGD/week

• Pelajar House: Twin and Triples


Shared bathroom
Communal dining & kitchen area
Self-catering only
20 min walking distance from school,
15 min with public transport
• Free activities weekly
• Cost for paid activities: 5 – 15 SGD
• One trip abroad per quarter (Bali, Phuket, Vietnam)
• Cost for trips abroad: 350 – 650 SGD

Example of popular activities:


• BBQ on the beach
• Welcome dinner at local food court
• Friday party at the school
• Escape games, football, volleyball and paintball
• Visits to museums and galleries
• Island hopping
• Chinese calligraphy
• Tea appreciation ceremony
• Hiking in the jungle
WELCOME TO
EF SINGAPORE!