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More than good grades needed for a place at UniSIM

Four-step selection process for its three full-time degree courses

Published on Jan 6, 2014 7:47 AM
 
Flexibility will be a key feature of the full-time courses. Students can crunch a four-year course into three years by taking more modules. -- ST FILE PHOTO

SINGAPORE'S sixth university, SIM University (UniSIM), will open applications for its three full-time degree programmes next Wednesday.

But to secure one of the 200 places in accountancy, marketing or finance, applicants will need more than good grades.

Students will be selected based on not just academic results, but also other attributes such as social consciousness and commitment and creativity.

UniSIM provost Tsui Kai Chong said about 400 applicants will be shortlisted for the four-step selection process.

 
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RIGOROUS PROCESS

  • First interview: View a video online at home. Interview question will be related to video.
  • Group interview
  • Cognitive abilities test: 15-minute test assesses reasoning and problem- solving abilities
  • Individual interviews before a panel