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Singapore's global schoolhouse upbeat beyond short term

Jul 07, 2020 - The Business Times Singapore


THE coronavirus pandemic has been a spanner in the works for the international student market here, which had been picking up in recent years.

Higher-education players, especially private-sector schools, will likely take hits to their enrolments from the widespread travel curbs in place.

Yet campuses here are still open for business, and watchers remain upbeat on Singapore's mid-term prospects as a regional education hub.

To be sure, demand for places "is expect...