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Going back to university in Singapore

Postby Cherrypipp » Mon, 01 Dec 2008 3:08 am

Hi there,

I guess I have an unusual question but I would appreciate any advice that anyone reading this can give me.

My partner is possibly going to be transferred to Singapore in the new year, and I want to go with him. I've done lots of reading and I understand all the restrictions on my working in Singapore and that with the recession starting to bite, convincing an employer to employ me will be difficult etc. This is all super de-motivating, but something we will prepare ourselves for if we decide to go.

The thing is that I was planning on giving up my Facilities Management job and returning to university in Sept 09 at home in Ireland to study nursing as a mature student. Obviously moving to Singapore has made that a little more difficult to achieve. So my question is, has anyone gone to back to university in Singapore when their spouse has been moved there? Has anyone specifically studied nursing?

Thanks a lot in advance for any thoughts.

Ash

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Postby amiee40 » Tue, 02 Dec 2008 10:51 am

Hi Ash

I am a stay home mum and i am going back to university next year to complete my MBA and it is through distance learning with a university in Australia. Perhaps you can look at distance learning as well, study at your pace during your spare time. Assignments are submitted online and exams will be held in a university in Singapore assoicated with the university in Australia.
I started this distance learning program when i had my first baby, applied for intermission and now resuming the program whilst taking care of my second baby.

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Postby Lily Pad » Thu, 04 Dec 2008 10:37 pm

I've been back at uni for the last year also by distance from an Australian Uni. The mode of learning works for me whilst I look after my 2 children.

The first thought that comes to mind in regards to any nursing course is whether the degree will be recognised internationally.

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Postby Cherrypipp » Thu, 11 Dec 2008 4:58 pm

Thank you both for replying.
The degree is recognised internationally. It would solve all my problems if it was something I could do distance learning from home, but unfortunately it's not. Wish it was.

Thanks again.


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