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Top Ivy League universities in town for The Straits Times Recruit Scholarship & Top University Fair

Options galore for scholars from top overseas universities in the US, UK, Canada, Australia and Germany

Singapore, 11 July – For one day only, Singapore Press Holdings' (SPH) The Straits Times Recruit will be holding The Straits Times Recruit Scholarship & Top University Fair, the only event of its kind in Singapore. It will be held on 13 JulySunday, from 10am to 6pm at Suntec Singapore, Hall 403. Admission is free.

Featuring almost 40 universities and more than 20 scholarship boards, this year’s fair is the go-to event for outstanding candidates who are seeking scholarships to further their education. At the fair, attendees can explore a comprehensive range of options from prestigious universities from the US and UK, as well as Australia, Canada and Germany. 

Aspiring scholars can also visit the booths of top employers, whose scholarship boards are out in full force to attract the brightest and best candidates for their organisations. 
Employers include the Ministry of Home Affairs, MOH Holdings, National Council of Social Services, Navy Recruitment Centre, People’s Association, Singapore Press Holdings, Singapore Sports Council, Spring Singapore, Yale-NUS College, and more. 

The impressive line-up of universities at the Top University Fair includes five out of the eight Ivy League universities from the United States – namely Brown University, Harvard College, Princeton University, University of Pennsylvania and Yale University – on top of Brown University, Carnegie Mellon University, Tufts University, TUHH (Hamburg University of Technology) and UNSW Australia. 

In addition, attendees can benefit from valuable tips and insights offered by students and official representatives from various universities. 

A series of seminars will also be conducted by official representatives from the United States Education Information Centre, Ivy Prep, Australian Trade Commission and the British Council. 

This exhibition is targeted at scholars-to-be as well as parents.

Media Invitation

The Straits Times Classified would like to invite you and your photographer/videographer to cover this event. 

Please RSVP latest by 11 July, Friday, 4pm to Deror at / 6319 1226.

Event details

The Straits Times Recruit Scholarship & Top University Fair 
Date: 13 July 2014 (Sunday)
Time: 10am – 6pm
Venue: Suntec Singapore, Hall 403
Admission: Free

Issued by Singapore Press Holdings Ltd
Co. Registration. No. 198402868E

For more information, please contact:

Belinda Wan (Ms) 
Communications Manager
Advertising & Promotions
Print Classified, Marketing Division
Singapore Press Holdings Limited
DID: 6319 5984

HP: 9740 0979

Kim Soo Nan (Mr)
Head, Advertising & Promotions
Print Classified, Marketing Division
Singapore Press Holdings Limited
DID: 6319 5978
HP: 9827 0148

Deror Wong (Mr)
Senior Executive
Corporate Communications & CSR
Singapore Press Holdings Limited
DID: 6319 1226
HP: 9848 6934

About The Straits Times Recruit

The Straits Times Recruit is part of The Straits Times Classified. It is part of the Marketing Division of Singapore Press Holdings Limited. It offers the most comprehensive marketplace for products, services and employment through CATS Classified in The Straits Times, Lianhe Zaobao, Lianhe Wanbao, Shin Min Daily News, CATS Klassified in Berita Harian & CATS Fastads in The New Paper.

About Singapore Press Holdings Ltd

Incorporated in 1984, main board-listed Singapore Press Holdings Ltd (SPH) is Asia’s leading media organisation, engaging minds and enriching lives across multiple languages and platforms.

Newspapers, Magazines and Book Publishing 

SPH has 19 titles licensed under the Newspaper Printing and Presses Act, of which nine are daily newspapers across four languages. On an average day, 3.05 million individuals or 76 per cent of people above 15 years old, read one of SPH's news publications. SPH also publishes and produces more than 100 magazine titles in Singapore and the region, covering a broad range of interests from lifestyle to information technology. SPH's subsidiaries, Straits Times Press and Focus Publishing, produce quality books and periodicals in English and Chinese.

Internet and Mobile

Beyond print, SPH's suite of digital products includes online editions of newspapers and magazines, as well as mobile applications. Our online products enjoy 360 million page views with 23 million unique browsers every month. Apart from AsiaOne, SPH’s online and new media initiatives include ST701, the leading online marketplace for jobs (STJobs), property (STProperty), cars (STCars) and general classifieds (STClassifieds); Stomp, and SPH Razor. SPH also launched The Straits Times’ iPad and enhanced iPhone applications, an Android smartphone application and The Business Times’ iPhone application. SPH’s Chinese flagship newspaper Lianhe Zaobao has also launched its digital editions which include a web application, as well as online and PDF versions. The Malay language-daily Berita Harian has apps for both iPhones and Android smartphones and iPads, offering both native and PDF formats, and an online version.


In the radio business, SPH Radio Pte Ltd operates entertainment stations UFM 100.3 in Mandarin, as well as Kiss92 and HOT FM91.3 in English. SPH has a 20 per cent stake in MediaCorp TV Holdings Pte Ltd, which operates free-to-air channels 5, 8 and U, and a 40 per cent stake in MediaCorp Press Limited, which publishes the free newspaper, Today. 

Events and Out-of-Home Advertising

SPH’s events arm Sphere Exhibits organises innovative consumer and trade events and exhibitions as well as large scale conferences in Singapore and the region. In addition, SPH has ventured into out-of-home (OOH) advertising through its digital out-of-home platform SPHMBO. 


SPH REIT is a Singapore-based REIT established principally to invest, directly or indirectly, in a portfolio of income-producing real estate which is used primarily for retail purposes in Asia-Pacific, as well as real estate-related assets. SPH REIT is managed by SPH REIT Management Pte. Ltd., which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Singapore Press Holdings Limited. 

The initial portfolio of SPH REIT comprises the following two high quality and well located commercial properties in Singapore:

· Paragon, a premier upscale retail mall and medical suite/office property, well known for its upscale mall housing many luxury brands, located in the heart of Orchard Road; and
· The Clementi Mall, a mid-market suburban mall located in the centre of Clementi town, an established residential estate in the west of Singapore. 

The Seletar Mall is SPH's latest retail development and is expected to open at the end of 2014. This property is a potential asset to be injected into SPH REIT. SPH’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Times Development Pte Ltd, also developed a 43-storey upmarket residential condominium, Sky@eleven, at Thomson Road.

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