Pro Vice-Chancellor and CEO's message


Welcome to UON Singapore - a wholly owned subsidiary of the University of Newcastle (UON), Australia. UON is a research-intensive University focused on improving the quality of life in our regions and around the globe. Our academics, students and staff pursue innovative solutions to the world’s great challenges.

Currently ranked 214th in the world by QS World University Rankings, UON is consistently ranked within Australia’s top 10 universities. UON features amongst the world’s most elite universities, with seven subjects ranked in the top 150 in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2019. The Excellence in Research Australia (ERA) 2018 results confirm that UON achieved the maximum possible rating – ERA 5 for 30 areas of research. UON is ranked at the top 8th for research in Australia that is ‘well above world standard’.

Established in 2006, the UON Singapore is the international footprint of the University in the Asian region. We have graduated 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.

Our graduates are making meaningful and lasting improvements nationally and internationally. Many of our alumni have become outstanding leaders in Singapore and worldwide. The UON Singapore continues to undertake initiatives to ensure that our graduates possess the future skills, knowledge, competencies, and attitude to meet and exceed stakeholders' expectations in an increasingly globalised world.

The UON Singapore engages in a range of research activities which are enhanced by well-developed collaborative initiatives with industry, public and private institutions, and the wider community. Our work focuses on enriching and developing our communities through mutually beneficial activities that add value to the teaching, learning and research activities of the University.

We are proud of our role in preparing world-class graduates for Singapore and the Region. The UON Singapore will 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.

Thank you for visiting our website. Please let us know if you would like to have more information about UON Singapore.

Professor Sally Chan

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