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‘Overseas Singaporeans’ Archives

Singaporean studied Phd overseas because NUS rejected him based on age

Singaporean studied Phd overseas because NUS rejected him based on age

Hi Gilbert I am a Singaporean who is now a matured student in the University of Toronto. I am not an economics student though I maintain keen interest in economics. I think you are doing a [...]

Singaporean living in Vietnam returning home for better education for his 2 sons

Singaporean living in Vietnam returning home for better education for his 2 sons

Thanks for allowing us to interview you online Desmond please describe abit about yourself e.g. personal particulars, educational qualification and work experience. Desmond: I am a polytechnic [...]

45-year-old Singaporean migrated to Melbourne but thinking of returning home due to friends and family

45-year-old Singaporean migrated to Melbourne but thinking of returning home due to friends and family

Thanks for agreeing to be interviewed online Daniel, describe abit about yourself e.g. personal particulars, educational qualification, work experience, etc. Daniel: I am aged 45, graduated from [...]

45-year-old Singaporean thinking of returning from Melbourne due to boredom

45-year-old Singaporean thinking of returning from Melbourne due to boredom

Greetings, Gilbert, The reason I am writing to you is because I am in a dilemma, I have been in Melbourne for the past 4 years and working in the computer repair line. I also come to know that [...]

Unemployed 42-year-old returning PMET seeking help

Unemployed 42-year-old returning PMET seeking help

Hi Gilbert, I'm 42, armed with only a private diploma in business admin. started my career and was blessed with good bosses who gave me opportunities. I work my way up the ranks and was posted [...]

30-something returning Singaporean finding it tough to adjust after living abroad for 7 years

30-something returning Singaporean finding it tough to adjust after living abroad for 7 years

Hi Gilbert, Do you have any support services for returning Singaporeans who are facing reverse culture shock? I am a 30-something single Singaporean lady, whom many describe as funny, interesting [...]

Jobless Singaporean PMET moved back to London and found job within a month

Jobless Singaporean PMET moved back to London and found job within a month

Hello Gilbert, Roughly about a month or so after our meeting, I packed up my stuff and moved back to my adopted country the UK. Within one month while living in London, my ex-boss offered me my [...]

Why our jobless PMETs are reluctant to work abroad?

Why our jobless PMETs are reluctant to work abroad?

Recently, we saw off two of our own talents venturing abroad for work as things are getting more difficult here due to the intense competition from foreign influx. One is a professional [...]

Singaporean gave up citizenship to be a Australian due to work reason

Singaporean gave up citizenship to be a Australian due to work reason

Describe a little about yourself e.g. name, citizenship history (if any), educational background, work experiences. I am a Singaporean by background (birth), formerly a Singaporean by nationality [...]

Returning overseas Singaporean fails to find work and giving up citizenship

Returning overseas Singaporean fails to find work and giving up citizenship

"What's the use of being a Singaporean, when your livelihood is not secured and you need to compete vigorously with others not born here for a piece of pie in your own turf?!" With that, our [...]

Jobless Singaporean returned home after working overseas for seven years and regretted

Jobless Singaporean returned home after working overseas for seven years and regretted

I have chosen to work overseas and for seven years - some don’t even survive for more than three. As a matter of fact, I was selected for overseas attachment since school days. I came back in [...]

Singaporean with specialised skills disappointed upon return from UK

Singaporean with specialised skills disappointed upon return from UK

I specialise in Business Intelligence and Data Analytics which is a skill sought after in the UK and apparently I heard it is likewise in Singapore. I moved back to Singapore recently from London [...]

Singaporean family migrated to Sydney and regretted the move

Singaporean family migrated to Sydney and regretted the move

Describe a little about yourself e.g. name, citizenship history (if any), educational background, work experiences. My name is Hutch and I am a Singaporean female with Australian permanent [...]

Singaporean with two kids migrated to Blue Mountains because of husband

Singaporean with two kids migrated to Blue Mountains because of husband

  Describe a little about yourself e.g. name, citizenship history (if any), educational background, work experiences. I am Singaporean female, born and bred. I'll use my pre-married name [...]

7 steps to a successful emigration transition to Australia

7 steps to a successful emigration transition to Australia

Young Singaporeans aspiring to build a life in Oz should note the following, assuming you do not have a Oz spouse, direct relations in Oz or A$5 million to spare: 1) Understand the Skills [...]

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