Study, Work, Live in Singapore

4 Dec 2015

Science, technology, Engineering crucial to Singapore for next 50 years: PM Lee


According to Study Singapore Educational Consultancy the Science, technology, Engineering crucial to Singapore for next 50 years. This was also suggested by Singapore PM Mr Lee. He was speaking at the official opening of the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD).

Mr Lee conveyed that it has become more challenging to lure passionate students to study and work in the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) sectors, even as the country’s education system has placed quality emphasis in these prosperous subjects. He also conveyed that it is due to industry trends, which have sent people looking for jobs in fields such as real estate, finance, law, and medicine. Moreover the generational changes, too, have played a part.

The passionate students who have grown up in a more developed economy take science and technology more for granted. They particularly pursue interests in other areas, conveyed by Mr Lee. It is also suggested that Singapore would require strong STEM capabilities as it moves ahead into the next prosperous 50 years.

There are activities like building greener homes, connecting waterways and parks, expanding the public transport networks, embarking on complex projects like the High Speed Rail link between Jurong East and Kuala Lumpur, so all these require expertise professionals and skills in engineering, technology, and design convey3ed by Mr Lee.

According to Study Singapore Educational Consultancy this actually means that there would be no lack of jobs, or challenges, for SUTD’s graduates. It is also highly appreciated that the university is Singapore’s fourth and efficaciously focuses on engineering, technology and design. It was set up in collaboration with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and took in their first batch of students during year of 2012. It is also widely stated that university operated in an interim campus in Dover Road then but moved to its current location near Upper Changi Road earlier this year.

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