Bugis is one of Singapore’s early settlement areas. As such, it has very well established educational institutions ranging from secular to religious schools. Many of the residents comprise of the older generation. However, with the rejuvenation of the Ophir-Rochor Corridor, Bugis has seen a fresh injection of the young families, expats and foreigners moving into the district. Being a civic and cultural centre, Bugis boasts a number of arts-centric tertiary educational institutions such as LASALLE College of the Arts, Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (NAFA) and School of the Arts Singapore (SOTA). In addition, Bugis is home to a number of preschools, primary and reputable private and government-funded tertiary schools.
Schools in Bugis
Bugis is served by Raffles Hospital for those who require urgent medical attention. There are also a number of clinics for those seeking outpatient treatments such as Ong’s Clinic and Singapura Clinic.
Hospitals and polyclinics in Bugis
Residents of Bugis can also find banks and other finance facilities conveniently located near their home. Alternatively, they can head down to Raffles City Shopping Centre where most of the major banks have their branches or at least an ATM machine.
Banks and ATMs in Bugis
Residents in Bugis are spoilt for choice when it comes to grocery shopping as there are a number of upmarket and speciality supermarkets. From the freshest organic produce to Indian spices, Bugis offers the best of the East and West within a short walking distance to the MRT stations.
Supermarkets in Bugis
Post offices and Popstations in Bugis
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