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Top students prefer scholarships from local universities Posted: 17 June 2010; Category: National Free scholarships offered by local universities are most sought after by top 'A' Level and International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma students in Singapore, according to an annual survey by JobsFactory.


Diploma holders hottest Posted: 17 June 2010; Category: National THE strong economic recovery has produced more jobs than initially estimated but most are not going to degree holders.


Too many schools spoil the industry Posted: 17 June 2010; Category: National IF MR Lee Kwok Cheong had his way, the cleanup of the private education sector would have been even more rigorous than it has been.


Polys can help grads through tie-ups with foreign varsities Posted: 17 June 2010; Category: National I REFER to Monday's article, 'Get poly students into university' by Ms Amelia Tan, and agree with the writer that our education system must evolve with the changing times.


Poor English often a bane Posted: 17 June 2010; Category: National SINGAPORE employers usually rely on middleman agencies to recruit, vet and send workers here from source countries.


500 degree chances snapped up Posted: 17 June 2010; Category: Campus PLACES at the new Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) have been snapped up by polytechnic students. About 1,500 students applied for the 500 places on offer for SIT's first intake in August, and all the spots have been filled.


Best vacation job - ever Posted: 17 June 2010; Category: National It is a story of love at first sight.

They want you and many of you want them too.


First S'pore Poly grad to get into NUS med school Posted: 17 June 2010; Category: Achievement THE path less travelled has led him to medical school.

Desmond Thiam, 20, is the first Singapore Polytechnic (SP) graduate to be admitted into the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine at the National University of Singapore (NUS).


40 ITE students given Lee Kuan Yew Award Posted: 17 June 2010; Category: Achievement A LOOK at the recent achievements of Mr Yue Soon Lye, 24, gives no clue to his past as a school dropout.


Calibre of ITE graduates rising Posted: 17 June 2010; Category: National MR BRENDAN Lee, 21, is in a good place.

His near-perfect grade point average (GPA) of 3.98 made him one of Temasek Polytechnic's top graduates this year and bagged him a place in Nanyang Technological University's engineering course.


Vote for top graduate employer Posted: 17 June 2010; Category: National A NEW graduate survey has been launched in Singapore to find the nation's top graduate employers.


62 private schools meet stricter standards so far Posted: 17 June 2010; Category: National SIXTY-TWO schools in Singapore have successfully met the stricter standards to operate here so far, six months after new laws were introduced to better govern the burgeoning private education industry. For full news see: http://www.cpe.gov.sg/cpe/slot/u54/News/62%20meet%20stricter%20standards%20so%20far_BT_210510.pdf


6 social work undergrads get study awards Posted: 26 March 2010; Category: National

SINGAPORE: Six Social Work and Special Education undergraduates received a financial boost to their studies on Thursday, when they were awarded the inaugural Tan Chin Tuan—SSTI Award.


More medical students in 2012 Posted: 26 March 2010; Category: National

SINGAPORE: The year 2012 has been set as the target date in which the intake of the National University of Singapore Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine will increase to 300.


Courses offered by 5 top institutes Posted: 26 March 2010; Category: National


Singapore Institute of Technology Partners Five Overseas Universities to Offer Degree Programmes Posted: 26 March 2010; Category: National

The Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) will launch its first eight degree programmes with five overseas university partners from August 2010, one year ahead of schedule.


New institute: Diplomas to degrees Posted: 26 March 2010; Category: National

A NATIONAL institute, set up to help diploma holders upgrade their qualifications to a degree from foreign universities, will start classes from August - a year ahead of schedule.


Results of the 2009 Singapore-Cambridge GCE A-Level Examination Posted: 26 March 2010; Category: National

The Singapore-Cambridge General Certificate of Education Advanced Level (GCE A-Level) Examination is conducted jointly by the University of Cambridge International Examinations (CIE), the Ministry of Education (MOE) and the Singapore Examinations and Assessment Board (SEAB).


Results of GCE A levels Posted: 26 March 2010; Category: National

There has been an improvement in the number of A-level passes this year.


Release of 2009 GCE A-Level Examination Results on 5 March 2010 Posted: 26 March 2010; Category: National The results of the 2009 Singapore-Cambridge GCE Advanced Level Examination will be released on Friday, 5 March 2010.


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