Pro­duc­ing global stu­dents

The Star Malaysia - Star2 - - SINGAPORE EDUCATION -

SIN­GA­PORE’S old­est not- for- profit pro­fes­sional in­sti­tute for life­long learn­ing sports more than just blocks of class­rooms. It is the only pri­vate ed­u­ca­tion in­sti­tute in Sin­ga­pore that has a full- fledged cam­pus.

Man­age­ment De­vel­op­ment In­sti­tute of Sin­ga­pore ( MDIS) is a melt­ing pot of cul­tures where lo­cal and in­ter­na­tional stu­dents and lec­tur­ers in­ter­act, col­lab­o­rate and live to­gether.

An ed­u­ca­tion at MDIS com­bines the best teach­ings of both the East and West; stu­dents gain a global per­spec­tive, a com­pet­i­tive ad­van­tage in to­day’s global work­place.

A top choice for in­ter­na­tional ed­u­ca­tion

A trusted name in ed­u­ca­tion, MDIS has been pro­vid­ing qual­ity, glob­ally recog­nised pro­grammes in part­ner­ship with top uni­ver­si­ties in the UK, Aus­tralia, France and the US for over 60 years.

The in­sti­tute’s em­pha­sis on aca­demic knowl­edge and prac­ti­cal skills helps de­velop rel­e­vant and in- de­mand skills for in­dus­tries while con­nect­ing stu­dents with the world and help­ing to grasp real- world is­sues and so­lu­tions.

MDIS’ ac­cred­ited cour­ses in Busi­ness and Man­age­ment, En­gi­neer­ing, Fash­ion De­sign, Health & Life Sciences, In­for­ma­tion Tech­nol­ogy, Mass Com­mu­ni­ca­tions, Psy­chol­ogy, and Travel, Tourism & Hos­pi­tal­ity Man­age­ment are awarded by uni­ver­si­ties such as Ban­gor Univer­sity ( the UK), Greno­ble Grad­u­ate School of Busi­ness ( France), Ok­la­homa City Univer­sity ( the US) and more.

De­serv­ing stu­dents can ap­ply for MDIS schol­ar­ships to pur­sue their dreams for an ed­u­ca­tion.

Ad­di­tion­ally, MDIS pro­vides ca­reer as­sis­tance, in­clud­ing job match­ing, ca­reer coun­selling, in­dus­try tours and ca­reer talks.

A vir­tual ca­reer fair also helps connect grad­u­ates to po­ten­tial em­ploy­ers.

The MDIS cam­pus of­fers state- ofthe- art class­rooms, en­gi­neer­ing and life sciences lab­o­ra­to­ries and work­shop, a hos­pi­tal­ity train­ing cen­tre, me­dia hub and fash­ion stu­dio. Th­ese fa­cil­i­ties al­low stu­dents to put the­ory into prac­tice, en­hanc­ing their in­dus­try com­pe­ten­cies and in­creas­ing their em­ploy­a­bil­ity.

MDIS grad­u­ates are in de­mand. The in­sti­tute’s 2015 grad­u­ate sur­vey has shown that 78% of its grad­u­ates have found jobs within six months of grad­u­a­tion.

MDIS’ full fa­cil­ity hos­tel boasts 782 air- con­di­tioned rooms, 14 suites, a dance stu­dio, gym­na­sium, bad­minton courts, a lec­ture theatre and cafe­te­ria. The avail­abil­ity of ac­com­mo­da­tion on cam­pus pro­vides a safe and se­cure en­vi­ron­ment for stu­dents liv­ing and study­ing away from home.

Con­ve­niently lo­cated in Queen­stown, the cam­pus is near many ameni­ties and eas­ily ac­ces­si­ble by pub­lic trans­port.

A vi­brant liv­ing en­vi­ron­ment

Life on cam­pus is rich and ful­fill­ing as stu­dents can par­tic­i­pate in var­i­ous events or­gan­ised by the MDIS Res­i­dences Res­i­dent Com­mit­tee.

The in­sti­tute’s an­nual Open House shares with vis­i­tors MDIS’ unique­ness while the In­ter­na­tional Day pro­vides a plat­form for the cul­tural ex­change be­tween stu­dents from dif­fer­ent coun­tries.

The aca­demic ex­cel­lence of MDIS’ pro­grammes, rich learn­ing ex­pe­ri­ences and ful­fill­ing cam­pus life will en­rich MDIS stu­dents and pre­pare them well for to­day’s com­pet­i­tive global work­place.

For in­for­ma­tion, visit the web­site www. mdis. edu. sg or con­tact + 65- 6278 8000 or + 65- 6796 7711. The first 50 to call and quote “MDIS Star Fea­ture” will re­ceive a free goodie bag, which can be col­lected at the MDIS cam­pus in Sin­ga­pore.

Stu­dents who made MDIS their choice in­sti­tute for higher ed­u­ca­tion found the learn­ing ex­pe­ri­ence en­rich­ing.

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