Top 10 affordable study areas in Singapore

by | Sep 23, 2021

With most schools having home-based learning (HBL), most students are forced to study at home. However, this daily routine can get uninspiring and tiring for many.

Fortunately for students, there are many affordable study areas in Singapore! Ideal for students who want to study outside their homes, renting these spaces start from as low as $2.

Here’s a table summarizing the fees of the study areas:

AFTERHOURS STUDY

Damage done: $2/hr or $8-$12/day
Location: 400 Lengkok Bahru, #01-01, Singapore 159049
Operating Hours:
Mon – Sat: 5:30PM – 10PM
Sun: 10:30AM – 10PM

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Afterhours Study is a co-studying place for students on a budget.

Located at Leng Kee Community Club, this place is only a 5-minute walk away from RedHill MRT Station.

Perfect for students who love to snack while studying, Afterhours study provides free-flow snacks, Wi-Fi, and power outlets. For full-day access, students only need to pay just $12/day on Sundays and $8 from Monday to Saturday.

The wallet-friendly space also provides printing facilities and is perfect for students who want an affordable space to study long hours without getting chased out.

MOX@SCAPE

Damage done: $15/day
Location: 2 Orchard Link, #01-02, *SCAPE, Singapore 237978
Operating Hours: 12PM – 8PM

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MOX is a bright and colourful creative place located at SCAPE. This air-conditioned study area

is only a 3-minute walk away from Somerset MRT Station, and provides a cheerful atmosphere for students to be productive in.

MOX@SCAPE even offers a student plan for those on a budget. At just $15/day, you can have access to free Wi-Fi, power outlets, a social pantry, and even postage services!

With their brightly decorated walls, MOX@SCAPE is the perfect place to book if you feel uninspired and bored at home.

They also have a complimentary 1-week free pass you can redeem, so do remember to use it if you’re planning to head down!

FURAMA RIVERFRONT

Damage done: $28/day
Location: 405 Havelock Rd, Singapore 169633
Operating Hours: 24/7

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Furama Riverfront is a hotel that provides spaces for students to be productive. Located in town near Outram Park MRT Station, Furama Riverfront is the place to go for students willing to spend.

Their whole day package is charged on the pricier side at $28 but is well worth the money for the facilities they offer.

Furama Riverfront provides free high-speed Wi-Fi, power outlets, printing services, and even a $15 dining credit!

They also provide complimentary parking – a bonus for tertiary students. However, do remember that this study area is only available for those who are fully vaccinated.

HMLET CANTONMENT

Damage done: $15 – $25
Location: 150 Cantonment Rd, Singapore 089762
Operating Hours: 8AM-6PM on weekdays only

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Located near Tanjong Pagar MRT Station, Hmlet Cantonment is a place open for students to study.

The peaceful and aesthetic study spot is fully air-conditioned and provides free Wi-Fi as well as complimentary beverages!

Hmlet Cantonment is also affordably priced at only $25 for a full-day pass, and $15 for a half-day one. However, do remember to check your vaccination status before heading down, as this space is only available for those fully vaccinated.

VERTICAL SPACE

Damage done: $25/day
Location: 1 Soon Lee St, #06-14/15 Pioneer Centre, Singapore
Operating Hours: 8:30AM – 9PM

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Located 5 minutes away from Pioneer MRT Station, Vertical Space is an affordable study spot for students staying in the west. Students can buy a day pass for hot-desking at only $25!

Vertical Space provides free Wi-Fi and photocopying services, as well as a pantry.

With a clean and green interior, this place is a perfect studying spot for students who love to be surrounded by nature.

If you’re a first-timer at Vertical Space, do remember to book your free one-day free trial with them before you head down!

CHANGI LOUNGE @ JEWEL

Damage done: $15 every 2 hrs or $40/day
Location: Jewel Changi Airport, Level 1
Operating Hours: 9 AM – 9 PM

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Changi Lounge is also another study area students can consider going to.

Located at Jewel, this lounge is available for the general public and offers a conducive environment for students to study. Changi Lounge provides free Wi-Fi, drinks, snacks, and charging points.

Priced at only $15 for 2 hours, students can also choose to study at the Lounge for a whole day for $40. However, do take note that food and drinks will only be available for those fully vaccinated.

PRODUCTIVE

Damage done: $3/hr or $14/day
Location: 2 Tanjong Katong Road
Operating Hours: 10:30AM – 5PM

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Productive is an affordable workspace located in the East of Singapore. A 5-minute walk from Paya Lebar MRT Station, this study area only charges $14 for their day pass, making it the perfect place to study for students on a budget.

This air-conditioned place offers free Wi-Fi and power outlets, along with drinks and snacks.

If you are looking for a space to study for a couple of hours, Productive is the space for you! They are available for walk-ins, charged at $3 hourly.

THE HIVE

Damage done: $30/day
Location: Level 6, Vanguard Building, 1 Kallang Junction, 339263
Operating Hours: 
Mon – Fri: 8AM – 6:30PM
Sat & Sun: Closed

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The Hive is another coworking space students can consider. Located just 2 minutes away from Bendemeer MRT Station, The Hive is a go-to place if you do not mind spending money to be productive.

With a day pass priced at $30, this study area provides free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and even free access to Hive events on that day! T

The Hive opens 8 AM-6:30 PM daily, and with the facilities offered, it is well worth the money.

CITY ON A HILL

Damage done: $8/day
Location: 9 King Albert Park, #B1-01, Singapore 59833
Operating Hours:
Mon – Sat: 10AM – 8PM
Sun: Closed

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Another paid study area students can consider is City On A Hill. Located near King Albert Park MRT Station, City On A Hill offers a place for students to stay focused at affordable prices.

They also have a variety of spaces you can rent, including individual or project booths, and even a nap and rest pod!

With a daily pass priced at $8, this conducive study area provides free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and even a $5 food voucher!

Students looking to rent spaces for studying often can also consider the membership plan City On A Hill offers, with prices as low as $50 a month.

CROSS COOP

Damage done: $18/day
Location: 80 Robinson Road Singapore 068898 Reception floor 10
Operating Hours:
Mon – Fri: 9AM – 6PM
Sat – Sun: Closed

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Cross Coop is a space that students can rent to study. Located near Telok Ayer MRT Station, this study space offers Japanese quality services for the public.

Priced at just $18 a day, students get to enjoy free Wi-Fi, power outlets and printing services!

Cross Coop is just 4 minutes away from Raffles Place MRT Station, making it the ideal place for students living in the central area of Singapore.

Conclusion

We understand that most students have budgets, and not many can afford to study at cafés all the time.

However, with these affordable co-studying spaces available, you can now study and save money at the same time. Head down to these co-studying spaces now to get productive!

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