GEM Trailblazer - Study
All international exchange students who have been accepted and offered a place as a full-time matriculated or registered student are required to hold a valid Student's Pass issued by the Singapore Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA).
You will be notified of the Student's Pass application procedures via the GEM Trailblazer Exchange/Study Abroad Portal. More information on the Student's Pass can be found
Note: Inbound students holding Student's Pass are NOT ALLOWED to work during the exchange period.
GEM Trailblazer - Research
If you are successfully placed in a research project, you are required hold a
Training Employment Pass (TEP) or a
Work Holiday Pass (WHP).
TEP can be applied via the school that the research project is under (subject to the Ministry of Manpower's approval.)
WHP is applicable only to full-time students of all nationalities studying in selected universities from a
list of selected countries/territories