Education plays a crucial role in modern day societal development and is an opportunity to fulfill an individual's aspiration to excel. Singapore strongly believes in the importance of investing in Education to enable the workforce to remain ready, relevant and responsive to the ever changing needs of the Global Economy.
With the Singapore experience, students will get a chance to be plugged into an education system that promotes excellence and experience first-hand the vibrancy of a progressive, cosmopolitan first world city, rich in culture and heritage noted for:
- Hub of Educational Excellence
- Stable and Safe Environment
- A Multicultural Nation with a High Quality of Life
- A Vibrant City
SRMC has a diverse student population consisting of young musicians from various countries, ranging from China, Malaysia, and Indonesia to France and Belarus. In the SRMC family, you will have opportunities to learn about various different cultures, alongside your development as a musician. We are confident that you will be suitably challenged and stimulated to explore the intricacies in music while in our multi-cultural environment.
Over the years, Singapore has evolved its education system to one that endeavours to meet the needs of individuals' aspirations and nurturing talents.
Singapore is a strong proponent of life-long learning. The presence of a highly-rated and rigorous education system, and a nation that believes in investing in education, will collectively offer local and foreign students an enriching and fulfilling learning experience.
Stable And Safe Environment
With a GDP of S$227 billion in 2007, the island state though small in size and with a modest population of 4 million people, has become a reputable financial centre, a key regional trading centre, the world's busiest port, and a much sought after location for investment opportunities. Singapore has earned global recognition and is often cited as a model for governance transparency and efficiency; safe and secure environment with political stability to live in and do business with.
Infrastructure And Accessibility
Singapore is well connected by sea, air and telecommunications to almost all parts of the world. Singapore Changi Airport serves more than 81 airlines with connections to 185 cities in 58 countries and has for many consecutive years been nominated as the best airport in the world. Singapore is one of the most wired countries in Asia, with an Internet penetration rate of 42%.
Seamless accessibility at affordable pricing to all parts within the island state is available through public transportation networks – Mass Rapid Transport and bus services, that together with taxi services, all adds up to the quality and efficient land transport system that Singapore with. The introduction of an EZ-link card - a contactless stored value card where consumers need only flash the card in front of a card reader that automatically deducts the required travel fare, is an example of the continuous commitment by the government to facilitate people commute.
A Multicultural Nation With High Quality Of Life
The nation's rich multicultural heritage is an experience that students must attempt to assimilate in. Education is not just about "paper chase" alone. For an alrounded education experience, one must also be enriched by the culture and be enlightened with the heritage of the "foster state". Rich with the customs, cultures and traditions of the various ethnic groups (Chinese, Malays, Indians, Eurasians) living harmoniously together is the distinct value-add and takeaway that you can identify with the Singapore experience. Be sure to experience first-hand, the multi racial traditional practices, customs and festivals.
With about close to a quarter of the general population amounting to about 1,000,000 foreign talents living and working in Singapore, their unique cultures and perspectives brought in, add colour and vibrancy to Cosmopolitan Singapore.
A Vibrant City
Singapore, the island state bustles all over with attractions and activities.Dining and shopping are two of the top-rated activities of locals and visitors.The staggering range of local and international cuisines with the proliferation of shops in the city and suburban centres are experiences to partake of.
The thriving arts and cultural scene beholds the Esplanade and Theatres on the Bay, featuring top international artistes. Ethnical districts such as Little India, Chinatown, Malay Village add flavour to the rich culture and history of Singapore.Year-round event loaded with fun and funky events such as the Great Singapore Sale, Singapore Arts Festival, festive light-ups and Food Galore are for the taking by tourists and locals alike, that make Singapore a most "happening" place. Singapore is also strategically located in the heart of Asia and is a hub and destination to other Southeast Asian destinations.With the completion of two worldclass integrated resorts in 2010, Singapore will provide additional high quality entertainment.