Singapore was founded as a British trading colony in 1819. Singapore joined the Malaysian Federation in 1963 but separated two yearslater and became independent.Singapore subsequently became one of the world's most prosperous countries with strong international trading links (its port is one of the world's busiest in terms of tonnage handled) and with per capita GDP equal to that of the leading nations of Western Europe.
STUDY IN SINGAPORESingapore is an island city-state with a diverse cultural and linguistic heritage and a thriving modern economy. Singapore is a center of global commerce and trade, with one of the world's most business-friendly economies. With limited natural resources, the success of Singapore is based on its population's entrepreneurial capabilities and drives to succeed. In 2005, Singapore was host to over 70,000 international students. One of the most important reasons to study in Singapore is that the Singaporean Government is committed to see international education grow, and by 2015 plans to attract 150,000 students.Useful websites for study in Singapore: Singapore education Ministry of Education, Singapore