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Can Master student apply for SPR? - Moving from Dubai

Postby kimtaymour » Wed, 21 May 2008 2:36 am

Hi guys first am moving to singpaor in august for a Job Hunt hopefully ican't land something quickly otherwise I sketched a Plan B... To take a Master in IT (any suggestion for affordable Universties in singapore or Fee's suggestion??)

I would like to know also if i take my Master in that case the university should provide me a student visa (normally right?) and will I be able to apply for an SPR after 9 months of staying in singapore??

Please help any comment will do small or big as loing as its constructive... btw moving from Dubai... :???:
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Postby Saint » Wed, 21 May 2008 4:33 am

kimtaymour wrote:Hi guys first am moving to singpaor in august for a Job Hunt hopefully ican't land something quickly otherwise I sketched a Plan B... To take a Master in IT (any suggestion for affordable Universties in singapore or Fee's suggestion??)

I would like to know also if i take my Master in that case the university should provide me a student visa (normally right?) and will I be able to apply for an SPR after 9 months of staying in singapore??

Please help any comment will do small or big as loing as its constructive... btw moving from Dubai... :???:


You might want to learn how to spell Singapore first, would help on any form filling etc

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Postby kimtaymour » Wed, 21 May 2008 4:51 am

Aiyo... sorry guys that's a typo mistake -- Singapore.. please do'nt take typo's into consideration as long as you understand the containt, just go from there
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Re: Can Master student apply for SPR? - Moving from Dubai

Postby Saint » Wed, 21 May 2008 5:19 am

kimtaymour wrote:
I would like to know also if i take my Master in that case the university should provide me a student visa (normally right?) and will I be able to apply for an SPR after 9 months of staying in singapore??



What makes you think that???

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Postby kimtaymour » Thu, 22 May 2008 3:01 am

Well Saint listen to me if u have anythg good to say go ahead else don't give me hard time...

its just a question whether someone can apply for SPR if he has a student visa or is it only those with EP and etc... (let us call it working pass)

please guys i see more views than wrotes
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Postby Saint » Thu, 22 May 2008 6:41 am

I asked a simple question :roll:

Obviously you have some proof this is so.

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 22 May 2008 6:46 am

You can apply for SPR 2 months after you arrive here if you want.

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 22 May 2008 10:34 am

Of course that doesn't mean you will get approved though.

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Postby kimtaymour » Sat, 24 May 2008 6:25 pm

Okay somehow understood .. so holding a student pass i can still be eligible for an SPR...good

Now lwts us get back to our ships.. any idea siggestion about a Master Science in IT, could anyone recommend any Uniersity? at least if I can get a WEb Link I try to go through it

MAny thakns guys thats helpful
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Postby maneo » Sat, 24 May 2008 11:27 pm

kimtaymour wrote:Okay somehow understood .. so holding a student pass i can still be eligible for an SPR...good

It usually takes a few years of working (with an EP) before having a decent chance of actually getting the PR approved.

Best to set appropriately low expectations for actually getting the application approved within just 9 months of staying in SG, unless you happen to excel in some IT specialty that is in demand and not already overloaded with capable graduates.
Note: India and the Phillipines have been providing many capable IT professionals. Lot's of competition out there.

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Postby durain » Sat, 24 May 2008 11:49 pm

kimtaymour wrote:Now lwts us get back to our ships.. any idea siggestion about a Master Science in IT, could anyone recommend any Uniersity? at least if I can get a WEb Link I try to go through it


www.nus.edu.sg

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Sun, 25 May 2008 12:52 am

I hope our friend understands IT better than he understands irony.

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Postby kimtaymour » Sun, 25 May 2008 5:24 am

Sure these people from The Phillipnies and India will be some of a great challenge.. I will do my best not to worry.

now let us say this is the scenario: I got my Student Pass done and i am in Singapore for 9 to 10 months can I start the PR procedures?

Sorry if its a re-asking question but a friend of mine just told me that to apply for a PR you must have an EP and only EP! Student Pass is not taken into consideration! What do you say? Is he right?

Moderator - I underestand well the IT field and Path and hoe challenging it can be, don't get mad at me lah! I am reallyt stressed and thinking alot about moving to Singapore and as days pass by I recalculate every plan I draw... I don't want get back to this Horrible Dubai - you can't imagine how crazy you can go !
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Postby Allibert » Sun, 25 May 2008 5:46 pm

Let's keep this simple. First go the goiverment's site about applying for a PR and read it.

Then if you understand it you can actually fill out a form. Since you will have been in Singapore for a few month's only, you can then calculate what the chances are of the Singapore government approoving your application. There are people out there who are qctually specialised in the IT field and already contribute to the Singapore economy, not least in the area of taxes.

If you were the person approving or rejecting your applicationwhat do you think your chances of approving you would be.

As already noted, you can apply fro PR at any time but do not expect them to be waiting with open arms just because you are a student.

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Postby taxico » Sun, 25 May 2008 6:45 pm

c'mon man! are you serious??

just get yo buttcheeks over to singapore, enrol in NUS, graduate your masters and then get a job!

i'm sure down the road residency would be no problem if you did that.

no one can predict on what merits the immigration department decides each application, so it's a tough call.

but if you meet the general educational (ding!) and work (ding!) requirements, singapore's gonna welcome you with open arms, boy!

but if you're looking for some kinda expedited PR process, i think you've come to the wrong place!

i don't think anyone here has that kinda knowledge, so you might wanna try being chummy with like the prime minister or something.

even getting hitched to a local girl (i presume you're male) won't guarantee you residency, i don't think.

so come on over, study, graduate, get a decent EP-type job (not difficult with your seemingly awesome powers) and know the country a lil bit more and the rest will come naturally (be it stayin or leavin singapore).

ba donka donk!


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