About Raffles

RafflesEducation manages an extensive network of representative offices known as Raffles Education Network (REN). Our REN offices currently span five countries, namely India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, and Singapore. We strive to provide unparalleled service to support and to help prospective students and their parents to know more about the programmes we offer in their selection of courses best suited for their needs.

Our trained Raffles Education Consultants are always on hand to offer advice to prospective students on their choice of disciplines and career aspirations, ensuring accurate information is given for them to make informed decisions. For prospective students and their parents visiting Raffles campuses, personalised attention is always provided to bring them on guided tours to view our campus facilities.

For further information on RafflesEducation universities and colleges, and the programmes offered, please visit us at www.StudyatRaffles.com.

History & Milestones


April 1990

Established Raffles Design Institute in Singapore

March 1992

Established Raffles Design Institute in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – RKL

June 1994

Established first college in China, Raffles-DHU in Shanghai, China – RSH

October 1996

Established Raffles-BICT in Beijing, China – RBICT

July 1999

Established Raffles-C.U. in Changchun City, Jilin Province, China – RCU

August 2001

Established Raffles Design Institute in Bangkok, Thailand – RBK

September 2001

Established Raffles-Guangzhou in Guangdong Province, China – RGZ


January 2002


Listed on SGX-SESDAQ with a market capitalization of S$16 million

July 2004

Established Raffles-Changzhou in Jiangsu Province, China – RCZ

Established Raffles Design International in Mumbai, India – RMB


Acquisition of KvB Institute of Technology through Raffles KvB Institute Pty Ltd in Sydney – RCDC

January 2005

RafflesEducationCorp steps up to the Mainboard of SGX


March 2006

Established PT Raffles Design Institute in Jakarta, Indonesia

September 2006

Acquisition of Digitrain, subsequently renamed to Raffles Design Institute Ltd – Auckland, RAL


March 2007

Acquisition of up to 57.3% stake in China Education Limited – Tianjin Boustead

June 2007

Acquisition of 99% stake in Zhongfa College in Shanghai, China – Zhongfa


March 2008

Acquisition of Wanbo Education Management Co., Ltd in Hefei, China – Wanbo

Acquisition of Oriental University City Development Co., Ltd in Langfang, Hebei, China – OUC

May 2008

Attained full ownership of China Education Limited through amalgamation with a wholly owned subsidiary of RafflesEducationCorp – Tianjin Boustead

February 2009

Established new college in Jakarta, Indonesia, RJK
Established new college in New Delhi, India, IND

FebruApril 2009


Established new college in Bangalore, India – IBG


Established new college in Oriental University City, Langfang, China – OIT


January 2010

Established new college in Phnom Penh Cambodia, RPP


Established new colleges in Hyderabad India, IHY


Established new colleges in Chennai India, ICH

March 2010


Established new college in Colombo, Sri Lanka – RCB

April 2010

Established new college in Dhaka, Bangladesh – RDH

May 2010

Established new college in Kolkata, India – IKK

September 2010

Established new college in Manila, Philippines – RMN


May 2011


Signed JVA with Education@Iskandar Sdn Bhd to establish Raffles University Iskandar – RUI
Signed JVA to pursue opportunities in The Middle East – REME

June 2011

Sale of 50% equity interests in Value Vantage Pte Ltd – Zhongfa

August 2011

First student intake at Raffles Millennium University, Uttar Pradesh, Greater Noida, India – JRE

September 2011


Proposed acquisition of land by Raffles K12 Sdn. Bhd. at Daerah Johor Bahru, Negeri Johor – RAS


January 2012

Raffles College of Higher Education Singapore awarded four-year EduTrust Certification by the Council for Private Education
Established new college in Surabaya, Indonesia – RSR

February 2012

RafflesEducationCorp established Multicurrency Medium Term Note Programme

March 2012

Entered into an overall agreement for sale of 670 mu of land in OUC

June 2012


Established Raffles Academy of Continuing Education, Singapore – RACE

July 2012

Framework agreement in relation to the Langfang Oriental Institute Of Technology
Entered into an overall agreement for sale of 118 mu of land in OUC

August 2012

First student intake at Raffles American School, Malaysia
First student intake at Raffles University Iskandar, Malaysia
Proposed renounceable non-underwritten rights issue In The Capital of Raffles Education Corporation Limited

September 2012

Establishment of a Risk Management Committee
RafflesEducationCorp, through its subsidiary, Raffles K12 Sdn. Bhd., inked land deal with Iskandar Investment Berhad to develop Raffles American School – RAS
Sale of land and properties thereon located in Langfang

Development Zone, Hebei Province, The People’s Republic of China through the sale of 100% of the equity interest in Langfang Taitu Real Estate Development Co., Ltd (廊坊泰土房地产开发有限公司)


January 2013

Groundbreaking ceremony of Raffles American School in Iskandar, Malaysia

March 2013

RafflesEducationCorp’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Raffles Assets (Private) Limited, signed an investment agreement with the Board of Investment of Sri Lanka to establish Raffles University Sri Lanka

April 2013

RafflesEducationCorp’s headquarters and Raffles College of Higher Education, Singapore moved into a new building named Raffles Education Square, which is also their first permanent home after 23 years

July 2013


Established new colleges in Batam, Indonesia

Established new colleges in Medan, Indonesia

Established new college in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

September 2013

Framework agreement signed for sale of 490 mu land in Oriental University City


January 2014

Raffles American School receives prestigious accreditation from Western Association of Schools and Colleges, USA (WASC)

August 2014


RCDC acquired its own campus building at 1-3 Fitzwilliam Street in Parramatta, NSW, Australia

September 2014


RafflesEducationCorp received the International Star For Quality Award (ISAQ) for Excellence and Innovation in the Gold category from Business Initiative Directions (BID Group One) in Geneva, Switzerland


March 2015


Awarded Best Company for Leadership Private Education Asia Pacific by IAIR Awards and Brand of the Year 2015 National Award by World Branding Awards