Pro Vice-Chancellor and CEO's message


Welcome to UON Singapore – a wholly owned subsidiary of the University of Newcastle, Australia. Ranked 214th of the world's universities by QS World University Rankings 2019, the University is a world-class institution that produces first class graduates.

Established in 2006, UON Singapore is the international footprint of the University in the Southeast Asian region. We have produced close to 5,000 graduates from 39 countries who have enrolled in a variety of programs in both full-time and part-time modes with prolific partner institutions in Singapore.

UON Singapore continues to undertake initiatives and deploy resources to enhance teaching and learning excellence, enrich student experience, and increase student engagement to produce industry-ready graduates. Our programs ensure that graduates possess the future skills, knowledge, competencies, and attitude to meet and exceed stakeholders' expectations in an increasingly globalised world.

In 2015, the Excellence in Research for Australia assessment placed the University of Newcastle in the Top 8 universities for research that is 'well above world standard'. The University achieved the highest possible '5' rating for 22 fields of research, an increase from 18 in 2012.

In Singapore, we continue to play a pivotal role in leveraging the University's excellence in research and innovation by developing mutually beneficial relationships and partnerships with the industry, public and private institutions, and the wider community.

We wish you the very best for your journey with us and warmly welcome you to the University of Newcastle family.

Professor Kevin Lyons

Pro Vice-Chancellor (Singapore)
Chief Executive Officer (UON Singapore Pte Ltd)