Future Residents - Graduates

A little town set in a Cultural Hub

Located in a modern setting in the convenience of a small town, University Town offers unique rooms with impressive views. It is the first of its kind in Singapore’s higher learning landscape. Linked to the NUS Kent Ridge campus via a link bridge (College Link), UTown is where some 4100 people work, live, and learn in close proximity. It is has 4 residential colleges, graduate students apartments, guest apartments, sport facilities and is walking distance to many cultural and educational facilities at Kent Ridge.


Fully Furnished Rooms

As with all of our residences, your room at UTown comes fully furnished with beds, desks, and wardrobes that maximize living space. Points for personal telephone, television and computer linkage to the university's network and the Internet, are provided in every room.

Whether an air-conditioned room or fan provided room, your comfort is our priority. Each apartment come with a common bathroom which is ample and spacious.

UTown Residence

UTown supports the university’s growing graduate community with dedicated living facilities.

The UTown Residence can house up to 1,700 residents, with units for single and married graduate students. The design of the complex emphasizes open common areas, and the architecture fosters a sense of community and cross-disciplinary discussion. Resident ADvisors (RADs) will also be living alongside the graduate residents. The UTown Residence is equipped with seminar rooms and student lounges.

Residential Colleges

There are four residential colleges in UTown - Tembusu College, Cinnamon College (home to the University Scholars Programme), College of Alice & Peter Tan and Residential College 4. A first for Singapore, the residential colleges are learning communities where students - enrolled in an academic programme - learn from and live alongside their professors.

Each Residential College has a Master who will be supported by a team of faculty fellows, graduate tutors and staff. They will develop the academic tone and character of the college.

Each college is also equipped with facilities such as theme rooms, multipurpose halls, dining halls, student lounges and common lounges. These facilities aim to create a supportive friendly environment, cultivating spirited communities through social, educational and cultural interaction.

Fast, Easy Transportation

Getting to UTown:


  • Internal shuttle services D1 and D2 shuttles within the Kent Ridge Campus
  • Public buses 33 and 196 from Dover Road
  • Public buses 33, 96, 96A, 151, 151e, 183 and 196 from Clementi Road
  • Bicycle (where there is a dedicated cycling path parallel to the roads)
  • By foot from Kent Ridge Campus (where there is a sheltered walkway)