NTU@One-North, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Address: 11, Slim Barracks Rise (off North Buona Vista Road), Singapore 138664
Tel : 6513 6888

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About Singapore

This dynamic city rich in contrast and colour excites with its harmonious blend of culture, cuisine, arts and architecture. Brimming with unbridled energy, Singapore embodies the finest of both East and West with its strategic location, excellent facilities and fascinating cultures.

Weather: It is generally warm and humid in Singapore throughout the year. Its equatorial climate has no distinct seasons and temperature is usually around 30°C/86°F during the day and 23°C/74°F in the evening. Humidity is around 60% in the afternoon but higher in the morning. Weather reports and forecasts can be found through National Environment Agency, but keep in mind that showers are usually sudden and heavy. Lightweight cotton or quick-dry clothing is recommended. A coat or sweater can be useful as some air-conditioned venues (and public transportation!) can be a little cold.

Time Zone:The official time in Singapore is UTC/GMT +8 and there is no daylight time saving. Sunrise and sunset in September are at around 07:00 hrs and 19:00 hrs, respectively.

Power Voltage: Electricity Singapore voltage is 220-240 volts AC. You can use power plugs with three square prongs here. On request, most hotels will provide transformers / adapters to guests.

Safe Drinking Water: You can drink water straight from the tap as the water in Singapore passes World Health Organization standards. Bottled and mineral water are readily available in supermarkets or convenience stores located readily around the island.

Language: There are four official languages in Singapore: English, Mandarin, Malay and Tamil. English is the language of business and administration, and is widely spoken and understood. Most Singaporeans are bilingual, and speak their mother tongue (dialects) as well as English. Malay is the national language.

Currency: The official currency in Singapore is in the Singapore Dollars. The common denomination of dollar notes is $2, $5, $10, $50 and $100 and coins that are currently in circulation are 5 cents, 10 cents, 20 cents, 50 cents and $1. Most major credit cards are widely accepted.Traveller's cheques may also be accepted at major hotels, banks and money changers.

Tax Refund: Tourists can claim a refund on the 7% Goods and Services Tax (GST) paid on your purchases if you spend more than $100 at any participating shops. For more information, visit www.yoursingapore.com.

No Smoking:You are not allowed to smoke in all air-conditioned places, such as malls and eateries. There are designated smoking areas in some entertainment outlets and open-air eateries.

Useful Telephone Numbers in Singapore:

  • Police: 999
  • Ambulance & Fire Brigade: 995
  • Flight Information: 1800 542 4422

City Train system map in English


 

Train system map (operating lines only) with station names in Chinese, Malay and Tamil

 

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