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Student Pass rejected

Post by Sofia.bkt » Sun, 25 Dec 2016 3:51 am

Dear all

I'm from Algeria and I made my studies in France.

I have recently obtained a scholarship for PhD at NTU. I have submitted my STP application the 8th of December and It get rejected unfortunately, I'm so sad and I don't know what to do in this case.

Can you help me please
Thanks

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Re: Student Pass rejected

Post by Barnsley » Wed, 28 Dec 2016 11:27 am

Sofia.bkt wrote:Dear all

I'm from Algeria and I made my studies in France.

I have recently obtained a scholarship for PhD at NTU. I have submitted my STP application the 8th of December and It get rejected unfortunately, I'm so sad and I don't know what to do in this case.

Can you help me please
Thanks
Appeal??
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Re: Student Pass rejected

Post by Sofia.bkt » Wed, 28 Dec 2016 5:24 pm

That's what I did, I also sent to them a letter of support of my supervisor. I don't know how much time it will take but my semester will start on the 9th of January. I probably won't get it in time :(

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Re: Student Pass rejected

Post by Barnsley » Wed, 28 Dec 2016 5:37 pm

Sofia.bkt wrote:That's what I did, I also sent to them a letter of support of my supervisor. I don't know how much time it will take but my semester will start on the 9th of January. I probably won't get it in time :(
Doesn't the educational establishment do the appealing?

What field is it in again, your PHD?
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Re: Student Pass rejected

Post by Sofia.bkt » Wed, 28 Dec 2016 5:42 pm

No I have to make the appeal personally, the field is Electronics and Electrical Engineering !

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Re: Student Pass rejected

Post by Barnsley » Wed, 28 Dec 2016 5:47 pm

Sofia.bkt wrote:No I have to make the appeal personally, the field is Electronics and Electrical Engineering !
What potential negatives do you think you have for your application?
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Re: Student Pass rejected

Post by Sofia.bkt » Wed, 28 Dec 2016 5:55 pm

Well, there are 2 things. At first the NTU had not my official certificate of Master's degree, I gave them a provisional one because I didn't get it yet.
The second reason is I think my nationality because a student from Maghreb didn't go to Singapore usually so maybe it's a little bit suspicious.

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Re: Student Pass rejected

Post by okonu » Wed, 28 Dec 2016 6:34 pm

Any student activities that the Singapore Government might be alarmed about? I.e. membership of radical political or religious organisations?

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Re: Student Pass rejected

Post by Sofia.bkt » Wed, 28 Dec 2016 6:55 pm

Nothing I'm not a member of any organisation this is why I can't understand their rejection, but maybe they are worried about that

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Re: Student Pass rejected

Post by Sofia.bkt » Wed, 28 Dec 2016 7:10 pm

Anyway I have to wait for the decision of ICA, otherwise I have to report my application for the University to August !
It's so sad

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Re: Student Pass rejected

Post by PNGMK » Wed, 28 Dec 2016 7:27 pm

I am a little surprised at this.
I not lawyer/teacher/CPA.
You've been arrested? Law Society of Singapore can provide referrals.
You want an International School job? School website or http://www.ISS.edu
Your rugrat needs a School? Avoid for profit schools
You need Tax advice? Ask a CPA
You ran away without doing NS? Shame on you!

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Re: Student Pass rejected

Post by Sofia.bkt » Thu, 29 Dec 2016 8:11 pm

I received an email from ICA saying that they will look into my appeal, it will take 4-6 weeks to process ! it means that there is any chance to begin my PhD this semester, i'm desperate

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Re: Student Pass rejected

Post by PNGMK » Thu, 29 Dec 2016 8:55 pm

If you don't need to be in class see if you can begin the work remotely with your advisor etc.
I not lawyer/teacher/CPA.
You've been arrested? Law Society of Singapore can provide referrals.
You want an International School job? School website or http://www.ISS.edu
Your rugrat needs a School? Avoid for profit schools
You need Tax advice? Ask a CPA
You ran away without doing NS? Shame on you!

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Re: Student Pass rejected

Post by Sofia.bkt » Thu, 29 Dec 2016 9:00 pm

Thanks for the advice ! I'll probably do that

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Re: Student Pass rejected

Post by midlet2013 » Fri, 30 Dec 2016 3:43 pm

Really sorry to hear this. I hope it works out for you.

But working remotely does not sound good. Most PhD students anyways do courses in the first year or so . They really work with supervisors later on.

My advice will be: Request NTU to defer admission by 1 semester. If your case is approved, join in July.

Meanwhile, work on Plan B. If you can get PhD offer from NTU, perhaps you can get something in Europe also.


PNGMK wrote:If you don't need to be in class see if you can begin the work remotely with your advisor etc.

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