Financial Cost in Singapore
■ Currency and price of goods
The Singaporean currency is the Singapore dollar (S$). As of, 2014, S$1 = USD0.80.
Utilities expense (per month):
Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage S$207 (living alone, 85m2 apartment)
Home Internet: S$41.25
Mobile Phone: from S$18 to S$153, depending on your plan
Leisure time expenses:
Taxi start at S$3.20 + S$0.60 per kilomenter
Movies S$11 (average)
Amusement park 1 day free pass S$24
■ Cost of living
Rent S$3,586 (1 bedroom)
Big Mac Set S$7
Water (1.5L) S$1.75
Meal Set S$10
Part-time job from S$2.25 to S$5.10
Students can only work up to 16 hours per week.
■ Entrance fee / Tuition fee
Singaporean average Annual Non – Subsidised Tuition Fee is US$40,147. Depending if you are going to work for a company based in Singapore after your graduation, you can apply for government subsidised fee, which is generally half the price of the non-subsidised fee.