Seminar: LOCAL versus FOREIGN Universities

Local vs Foreign Universities


Who should attend:

  • Students who are applying to universities within the next two years
  • Students and Parents who wishes to know more about university admissions


We all want the best education for ourselves/ our children but can the best be found locally or can it only be found overseas?

Come join us in this seminar as we explore this debate between local and foreign universities with our Admissions Consultants. Know the difference between the local and foreign university system and how it can help you in your next phase in education. In addition, we will also be comparing the application system and the timelines you/your child needs to take note of when it eventually comes to the university application process. In order to achieve the best, you need to prepare for the best and this seminar will help you to do just that.


What will be covered:

  • Difference between Local and Foreign Universities culture and systems
  • Which is best for me? – Understanding which university is a best fit
  • Application systems and timelines of Local and Foreign Universities
  • Things to take note of when applying


Register now to secure your seats today! Hurry, Limited seats available!

Date & Time : 16 February 2019, Saturday
Venue : Manulife Center
51 Bras Basah, #02-04
Singapore 189554
Admission Fee: Complimentary

Speaker Profile

Mr. Mohamed Siddiq is The Head of Academic of The Edge Learning Center (S) Pte Ltd

Mohamed Siddiq

Head of Academic, The Edge Learning Center (S) Pte Ltd

Graduated from Central Queensland University, Australia with a Master of Business Administration and Master of Information Systems, Mr Mohamed Siddiq has more than 20 years of teaching experience in Information Systems and Business Management. He has been a Programme Manager, Programme Coordinator, Senior Lecturer, Head of School, and Dean. He has taught at universities, polytechnics, colleges and institutes in Singapore, Myanmar, Australia, Uzbekistan and Canada. He is the Chair of Unfair Practises Committee and Chair of Academic Review Board. He has assessed prior learning for credit transfers to universities and involved in the accreditation of higher education institutions by external accreditation bodies. He was responsible for academic quality assurance and university liaison. He has been an academic counsellor and has coached and advised numerous students on their academic journey. He has a knack for making complex things look simple and a favourite among his students, peers and staff.

Consultants 29Ilanit Oshri

Academic Consultant, The Edge Learning Center (S) Pte Ltd

Having lived, worked and studied across Europe, the Middle East, North America and Asia, Ilanit has been based in Singapore since 2004.

Ilanit has graduated with an MBA from University of Chicago, a Masters of Arts in Financial Engineering from Bar Ilan University, and Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Ben Gurion University.

Her work as an Admission Consultant flows from a genuine interest and passion to mentor students to pursue their academic goals and achieve personal and professional fulfilment. In helping students build stepping stones beyond high school, Ilanit is enabled mainly by her current mentorship and engagements with young adults and by the ability to support her children to achieve their dreams: gaining admission and graduating from Ivy league universities.

Ilanit relies on her own intellectual journey in Israel and the U.S.A, and on her diverse cultural experience to coach students to transition into new academic, cultural and career-related settings. Her two decades of experience with business analysis, product and project management, and change management, as well as the twelve years spent delivering complex FinTech products and operating models across various industries make her the perfect guide for students inclined towards humanities, business and technology.

An Exclusive Event you wouldn’t want to miss!
Local vs Foreign Universities

16 February 2019, Saturday

2.00 pm -3.30 pm

Free admission!

Register now to secure your seats today! Hurry, Limited seats available!