NUIS has an outstanding track record of helping graduates into employment thanks to its close links with top industry in Singapore. Around 93% of NUIS graduates are employed or undertake further study within six months of graduation.
NUIS students benefit from scholarships and employment opportunities made available through partnerships between NUIS and leading industry players.
Its graduates have strong employment prospects in Singapore, with degrees in disciplines closely aligned with the city-state’s strategic challenges. These include:
- Electrical Power Engineering
- Chemical Engineering
- Marine Engineering
- Mechanical Design and Manufacturing
- Naval Architecture
- Offshore Engineering
- Food and Human Nutrition
In 2009, Newcastle University joined forces with the Singapore Institute of Technology, Ngee Ann Polytechnic and Nanyang Polytechnics to launch its Singapore operation, NUIS. Since then, it has supported 1,600 students.
Newcastle University’s Dean and Chief Executive in Singapore, Professor Ehsan Mesbahi, said: “There is no doubt that our graduates in Singapore are equipped with knowledge, skills and abilities to lead change, aspire innovation and make a significant impact to their chosen industry and profession..
“Our objective in educating the youth of Singapore is to provide innovative solutions for the country’s economic future and to educate a pool of world-class talent.”