Learn To Be Smart

A trifecta of educational perspectives. The prestigious Singaporean system with a touch of the Ivy League and Oxbridge.

The name Academia reflects an awareness of how important it is to ensure a rigorous academic foundation in English, particularly in a world where communication skills, creativity and critical thinking are paramount. At the same time, learning a language need not be laborious, but can also be a labour of love. It’s all the more important for a language that pays lifelong dividends among the global elite.

We believe that today’s students require deep skills that go beyond the rote memorisation and regurgitation of facts that characterised education in the last century. In a world where automation and technological innovation will make last-century skills obsolete, higher-order qualities such as creative awareness, design thinking and personal branding also come into play. Academia represents the synthesis of perspectives gleaned from the institutions that set the global educational agenda.


Briefing - News / Updates / Blog

Personal Branding & Well-Being

Musings of an Ex-Vice-Principal: The Interview

The moment I heard the first question, I was stumped. There and then, I knew that I had blown my chances at The Interview. That afternoon, which ironically and ominously happened to be April Fool’s Day as well, I headed down to the Ministry of Education (MOE) lugging a mixed


Academic Admissions Prep (DSA)

DSA can be a stressful experience. Nothing in your child’s career at school will have prepared them to showcase their talent and aptitude this way. The DSA interview process demands that candidates answer confidently, yet humbly; the personal statement requires applicants to describe their achievements, demonstrate character and show self-awareness

Knowledge & Power

Building the Write Muscle

The task of having to build the right muscles is not reserved for professional athletes alone. Writers, too, must work hard at their craft and train their creativity. As most of us know, creativity is now an overused buzzword – yet its importance to students continues to increase. The paradoxical


Library - Resources


Information overload, fussy language and a general lack of quality: this is the prevailing paradigm of today’s disposable assessment book culture. As language lovers first and foremost, we are pushing in a new direction. Our digital library has been conceptualised as a punctiliously curated selection of our materials and resources. All developed in-house by our hardworking team of writers and educators, of course.

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A Quintessential Philosophy


Fellows - The Brains

A Diverse and
Meritocratic Team

Diversity makes us stronger as a team. We’re a collaborative and collegial community, drawing from a plurality of specialised backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. We work with people who understand how the global economy is changing and select those with the most merit in order to achieve a dynamic equilibrium of knowledge.

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Tutorials - class schedules

We sort our students into Academic Ability and Achievement (AAA) levels, pitched perfectly to help them grow in confidence and get the right push. So if your child moves rapidly, we move along with them.

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