Tag Archives: Percentage

REAL PROPORTION OF FOREIGN STUDENTS IN NUS & NTU: 21% OR 34%?

The vast majority of university places have gone to Singaporeans. In AY2012, Singaporean students comprised 79%, while International Students and Permanent Residents comprised 16% and 5% of the universities’ intake respectively.” However, the percentage of international students is 34 and 33 per cent for NUS and NTU respectively, according to the Times Higher Education Rankings. Presumably, these statistics were provided by the universities? So, why are they so much higher than the 21 per cent in the Parliamentary reply?

Read More »