Celebrated as one of Asia's most advanced education, research and innovation hubs, Singapore has been the ideal location for the delivery of The University of Newcastle's programs in the region since 2002. 10 years on, UON Singapore (UONS) boasts approximately 2000 students enrolled in a variety of programs in both full-time and part-time modes with two major partners in Singapore - PSB Academy and BCA Academy.
The present governance structure of UONS is as follows:
- UON Singapore Board with four Singapore-based external members
- Pro Vice-Chancellor/CEO based in Singapore
- Industry Advisory Committee
- Academic Director along with Academic Coordinators
- Academic Registrar based in Singapore
- Joint Academic Committees with Partners
- Operation Management Committee, chaired by the Pro Vice-Chancellor/CEO
- Academic Coordination Committee, chaired by the Academic Director
- Academic Governance Committee, chaired by the Pro Vice-Chancellor/CEO
With an expanding team headed by the Pro Vice-Chancellor/CEO and comprising professional staff, full-time lecturers and part-time teaching staff, UONS has been making bigger and better impressions amongst the student population in the region. From Indonesia to India, Myanmar to China, our student outreach continues to widen and expand as we increasingly participate in multifarious local and regional events attended by honorary guests as well as multitudinous participants and visitors.
PSB Academy is one of the leading Private Education Institutions (PEI) in Singapore. The campus covers an area of 19,000 square metres and is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities including a library, computer and science laboratories, as well as comfortable lecture rooms, meeting rooms and conducive study areas.
Student facilities for recreation and overall development include a fully equipped gymnasium sponsored by The University of Newcastle, a multipurpose hall, basketball and badminton courts and a cricket ground.
The list of programs we offer at PSB Academy along with the curriculum and fee details are available here.
BCA Academy has been established since 1984. As the education and research arm of Singapore's Building and Construction Authority (BCA), the Academy has been playing a key role in ensuring that the skills and expertise required to shape a safe, high-quality, sustainable and friendly built environment of Singapore are readily available.
In view of the importance of the built environment sector, since 2013, BCA and The University of Newcastle have partnered to offer the Bachelor of Construction Management (Building) at the BCA Academy.
BCA Academy's 50,000 square metre fully wifi-enabled campus includes state-of-the-art teaching and research facilities, resources centre, gymnasium, lecture theaters etc. The University and BCA Academy are committed to delivering a world class education in its campus to develop highly qualified graduates to assume a meaningful and fruitful career in the built environment.
For more details on the Bachelor of Construction Management (Building), please click here.