Nanyang Technological University

Nanyang Technological University Overview

Ranked 13th globally, NTU places you in an academically stimulating environment that is both culturally enriching and socially fulfilling. Our comprehensive and innovative approach towards education and research will help contribute to your future success and inspire you to realise your full potential as an entrepreneurial and tech-savvyleader. The many extracurricular activities offered on and off campus will also complement your formal studies and help you build lasting friendships from the moment you set foot on to the campus. This is also the perfect ‘soft-landing’ in the heart of a booming Asia-Pacific region and a springboard to explore the many cultures, languages, and societies surrounding Singapore, which include India, China, Vietnam, and Thailand.

Key Information


The living costs you incur will depend on your lifestyle. On average students should prepare to spend an estimated SGD5,000 per semester to pay for costs such as accommodation, food, transportation, personal expenses, textbooks etc.

Students will need to make a compulsory payment of SGD230 per semester to cover the following: computer, sports, amenities, copyright, student health service, Group Hospitalisation & Surgical Insurance etc.


NTU has 21 Halls of Residence that are home to some 12,300 undergraduate students. They offer similarly styled housing and are co-ed by floor or wing. All exchange students successful in securing on-campus housing shall be housed in one of our 21 undergraduate Halls of Residences based on double occupancy i.e.twin-sharing. Only 16 Halls have air-conditioned rooms, however, all rooms have ceiling fans.

Rooms are furnished with a bed, mattress, study table, chair, wardrobe, bookshelf and pin-board. Each room is fitted with window coverings such as venetian blinds or curtains, lighting and a fan. Please note: Bed-linen, blankets and pillows are NOT provided. Ethernet connections via network points are provided in each room. Other fittings may be provided and these vary from hall to hall.

More information on the On-Campus accommodation can be found here.

Students seeking off-campus housing should begin their search well in advance before their departure for Singapore. Estates near NTU include Boon Lay, Jurong West and Jurong East. More information on Off- Campus housing can be found here.


Semester 1 Semester 2 

23rd July 2016- 2nd December 2016

9th January 2017- 5th May 2017

Global Opportunities Bursary - £1000

The Global Opportunities Bursary is available for students spending a semester or a year studying abroad outside of Europe as part of their degree (except Texas).

The International Development Office provides students with a £1000 bursary, once students have submitted all the necessary paperwork.

Please note

The prospect of studying at a university abroad is exciting, but there is also a lot of information you need to consider when choosing the right place for you. Below you will find summarised information which should help you with your decision. Please note that this information was accurate at the time of publishing and is subject to change. Be sure to confirm all information on the host university's website.