In the past few weeks, many of us have been working from home. Recently, the Government has announced that we are able to go out in groups of 5, and that dining out is now available again.
Sometimes, all we need is a quiet place to study, and home may not be the most conducive place.
Need a conducive place to study for the upcoming exams and tests or know someone who does? We got you covered! Read on to find 5 places to study in Singapore.
1. Our Tampines Hub
Location: 1 Tampines Walk, Singapore 528523
5 minutes walk away from Tampines MRT
Pros: Near MRT, many seats, aircon(some places only), WiFi
Spacious, open-air and with WiFi coverage in the study areas, Our Tampines Hub is a popular place for students to study in. In fact, it is so popular that we recommend you to go earlier during exam season in order to get seats.
There are many benches in the open air spaces in Our Tampines Hub, and the basement(B1) even has air conditioning.
Source: Our Tampines Hub
As a bonus, Our Tampines Hub houses the Tampines Regional Library, which has good WiFi coverage and has air conditioning throughout the Library, as well as designated study spots. Plus, it is a library, so it is quiet and is a conducive place to study.
If you live in the East or don’t mind travelling to the East, then Our Tampines Hub is a good study spot for you.
2. Changi Airport
Location: Airport Blvd
Changi Airport MRT
Pros: Conducive, many seats, aircon, WiFi, charging stations
Source: Changi Airport
Changi Airport has been closed to the public due to a Covid-19 cluster, but has been reopened recently.
Changi Airport has been one of the most popular go-to study spots for a long time now, and there are good reasons for that.
The many viewing galleries, seats and even cafes that Changi Airport’s terminals offer offer a conducive environment for anyone looking for a study spot. It is also a good place to get yourself snack souvenirs in Singapore, if you’re looking for gifts or care packages for your friends and families during exam weeks!
Generally quiet, offering many seats and with WiFi coverage in the airport as well as charging stations as it is an airport, these are the reasons why Changi Airport has not only remained a national treasure for so many years, but also as one of the best places to study in Singapore.
However, do note that seats can get quite limited during examination periods, the free airport WiFi access is only limited to only 3 hours and please be socially responsible and practice social distancing when you do head down when the terminals are reopened to the public.
Plus, if you’re looking to take a break after a long day of studying, you can unwind and relax at Jewel which is also in Changi Airport, and while you’re at it, why not also enjoy our upcoming Pokemon popcorn at the Pokemon Center in Jewel too! Stay tuned for more information.
Pros: Wide variety of drinks to purchase, conducive place
I’m sure we’re all familiar with Starbucks, being one of the most popular coffee joints in Singapore. Who knew we needed all the crazy caffeinated drinks or that 1 for 1 deal? Studying at Starbucks with a group of friends is also very common in Singapore.
Let us share with you some Starbucks outlets hidden in Singapore that you may not have known of.
Starbucks Kallang Leisure Mall
Location: 5 Stadium Walk #01-11 Leisure Park Kallang, 397693
Probably one of the most quiet and conducive outlets. This outlet is definitely a cost oasis. Tucked away in a very spacious and “ulu” (secluded) mall with a few people walking about its location makes it a conducive place to organise your study sessions or meetings with friends.
Starbucks Marina One
Location: 5 Straits View #B2-08 Marina One West Tower, 018935
Located near town, this Starbucks Cafe is a perfect place to hold meetings and get a good cup of coffee. It is a quieter alternative to the busy malls in town. This outlet is a suitable place to study.
4. Rent a workspace
Can’t find seats at all the spots you usually frequent and the free places we recommended above? And while we would like to have a change in our studying environment sometimes, observing social and safe distancing measures is something we have to consider when finding a place to study.
Places such as public libraries used to be an option for working outside of the home, but it’s not possible now as visitors are limited to a fixed time slot.
That said, Cafes and Community centres are not the only places you can work from. Here are some others you might want to check out!
- Changi Lounge at Jewel Changi Airport
Location: 78 Airport Blvd., #01 - 304, Singapore 819666
Pros: Fairly accessible, wide variety of food options and snacks provided!
This spacious and conducive environment is definitely something for you to check out. Offering patrons access to its lounge at a special promotional rate of $15 for two hours.
Having multiple sitting arrangements, you can even change your working environment every once in a while shifting around to enjoy the lounge.
For the price of $15, you can enjoy high-speed internet at the lounge with ample charging and power points for devices and also provide free drinks and snacks available to keep you company throughout your productive work session. What’s more, they even offer free parking when you book a minimum of 4 hours!
- Workspace@Sengkang CC
Location: 2 Sengkang Square, #04 - 18, Singapore 545078
Pros: Near Sengkang MRT/ Bus Interchange, Beside a Shopping mall and large food court (Wide variety of food and snack options), Good supply of study snacks!
Cons: May be hard to find for newcomers
Sengkang Community Centre (SKCC), one of the popular study places for people of all ages. Having many different places hidden all around. Did you know SKCC also has a FREE co-working space called workspace@ Sengkang CC?
Having no membership fee, subscription or any hidden fees. This place is completely free for anyone to use. Simply register at the counter and you’re done!
Fully equipped workplace with meeting rooms, private decks and a well-stocked pantry filled with snacks, coffee and tea to power up your “work engines”! This room is renovated to a workspace for working adults, entrepreneurs or anyone that needs to use an office to work, have meetings, print documents, to read, get cable news etc.
However, if you're a student reading this article, fret not Workspace@Sengkang CC is open during the weekends for you! Check out this hidden workspace for yourself here if you come by Sengkang Community Centre!
5. Cafe: kómma Social Cafe
Location:10 Paya Lebar Road, #01-20 PLQ Mall, Paya Lebar Quarter, 409057
2min walk from Paya Lebar MRT
Pros: Ambience, aircon, IG worthy, good food (Main course, Snacks and more!)
Cafes are a popular place to study for many students, and we would like to share with you kómma Social Cafe. A social cafe offering snacks, drinks and ice cream, this cafe is located in the East in Paya Lebar.
kómma Social Cafe is located within Paya Lebar Quarter, in the East. Brightly lit, and has a good ambience with air conditioning, this place is perfect for studying and remote working.
If you become tired after studying, you can get yourself a cup of coffee or tea, and even snack on our popcorn which is available there!
In fact, we went down to kómma to share more about the cafe and our popcorn on our Facebook page. Check it out in the video below!
6. Cafe: lejomo
Location: 150 South Bridge Rd, #01-16, Singapore 058727
5 min walk from Chinatown MRT
Pros: Ambience, many seats, aircon, IG worthy, good food, Central Singapore
The second cafe on our list is lejomo, which stands for the joy of missing out. A fusion cafe offering Korean, Western and local dishes, this cafe is located in Chinatown’s Kreta Ayer district.
It is air conditioned and has a good ambience and is tucked away in a not-so-busy street in Chinatown. Perfect for meeting up with friends to study together as it is in Central Singapore!
Additionally, when you’re tired, you can get yourself a cup of coffee, and if you’re looking for a study snack to power through your studies, look no further! Our popcorn can also be found in lejomo!
In fact, we went down to lejomo to share more about the cafe and our popcorn on our Facebook page. Check it out in the video below!
That’s right, as seen in the video, you can get yourself some study snacks with our all time classic flavours like salted caramel and chocolate.
Our popcorn is resealable, meaning you can munch on them anytime while studying! Making our Chocolate and Salted Caramel Snack Monsters the perfect study companions for you!
Filling you up with all that poppin’ goodness fueling you to go on! Who knows, you may even experience that EUREKA moment while snacking and working and solve that question you’ve been stuck on for an hour.
Get your study power up Snack Monsters now!