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How to get to Singapore

Overview Singapore is a country in Asia according to politicsezine. Singapore is a cultural melting pot and impressively demonstrates the economic success of the region. Those who land here for the first time will sometimes be overwhelmed. In 2019, the former British trading post looked back on a 200-year history, which is a success story… Read More »

Excursions in Singapore

Sightseeing tour of Singapore The tour gives a basic idea of ​​the history, population, modern life of Singapore. Places to visit – Padang Square in the heart of the city overlooking the statue of the legendary Lion-Fish, the financial center, Chinese and Hindu temples, handicraft centers and a luxurious tropical Orchid Garden. In the central… Read More »

James Cook University Singapore Review (13)

A semester abroad is planned as part of the dual degree course in logistics management at the European University of Applied Sciences. I decided to spend this semester abroad at James Cook University in Singapore. This international university is headquartered in Australia and has a branch in Singapore. I made a conscious decision to go… Read More »

James Cook University Singapore Review (12)

Project management In terms of content, this subject was my favorite lecture. The aim of the event was to get to know different tools that support you in the implementation of a project. During the lectures we learned the theoretical basics. In the tutorial, each group worked on its own project. My group had the… Read More »

James Cook University Singapore Review (11)

Apartment Search The university itself does not have any student dormitory spaces, but offers the option of other accommodation, the landlords of which you can contact. The search for an apartment was then unfortunately a little more difficult than hoped. In order to be able to look for a room on site, I flew to… Read More »

James Cook University Singapore Review (10)

Smartphone – Singlish – Selfistick My semester abroad in Singapore 3 years ago I had already spent four days in Singapore. At that time I did the typical tourist program – city tour, botanical garden, museums… Even if the island nation is very small, I hadn’t seen everything for a long time and it was… Read More »

James Cook University Singapore Review (9)

D. Studies at the host university 1. In which department did you study? There are basically two departments, psychology and business. I studied business, of course. But there were also fellow students who also took a psychology course alongside business courses. 2. How did you choose your courses (online, on-site, “course crashing”, etc.)? I selected… Read More »

James Cook University Singapore Review (8)

A. Preparation for the stay abroad 1. When did you start preparing for your stay? About 9 months in advance 2. Was a visa required? A student visa was required. However, this may not be used on site in Singapore. I got the provisional visa with the help of MicroEDU (more on this later). To… Read More »

James Cook University Singapore Review (7)

Since you have to register yourself for the tutorials and the most popular ones are those with the name A directly after the lecture, you should register for them at the beginning via the Students Office. During the first week, you can get your own account on the JCU website to manage your lectures and… Read More »

James Cook University Singapore Review (6)

Since the beginning of my studies at the Bonn Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences, it was clear to me that I would study my second major in the 5th semester abroad. During the first semester, a professor said during the lecture that we should take the chance of a semester abroad and go where nobody… Read More »

James Cook University Singapore Review (5)

After my semester abroad, I’ve been back in the country since March and had a lot of time to review all my experiences. In summary I can say: it was the best decision of my life to go to Singapore and I really had no problems at all. I would also like to express my… Read More »

James Cook University Singapore Review (4)

Asia “light” You are interested in Asia, but don’t want total culture shock? If you can answer “yes” to this question, then you should apply for Singapore. Singapore, the “gateway to Asia”, offers you many possibilities. So why Singapore? I went to Singapore because it is unique as a location in Asia. In addition to… Read More »

James Cook University Singapore Review (3)

Application process My application to James Cook University Singapore (JCUS) went entirely through MicroEDU. After I contacted MicroEDU with the intention of applying to JCUS, I was sent instructions and documents on the application process. These are pretty obvious and helpful, but of course you can always contact MicroEDU with any further questions, especially Sabine,… Read More »

James Cook University Singapore Review (2)

International Marketing BX3082: There were a few repetitions in this subject, but also new things to learn. The final grade consisted of a first assignment in which a PESTEL analysis of a company and country of your choice was summarized in a PowerPoint. Then you come together in a group of four and combine the… Read More »

James Cook University Singapore Review (1)

Preparation of the stay Before I decided to spend my semester abroad in Singapore, I found out more about various universities, especially in Asia, as I’ve been fascinated by Southeast Asia since my last vacation in Malaysia. The international events organized by the DHBW also helped me with this, where I could find out more… Read More »