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Thousandth student graduates from Newcastle University Singapore

Published on: 2 November 2015

The thousandth graduate was among the students celebrating degree success at a graduation ceremony held by Newcastle University at its Singapore campus.

Newcastle University International Singapore graduates

Thousandth graduate of Newcastle University International Singapore

Graduating with Second Class (Division I) Honours, Low Gang Yuan became the 1000th graduate of Newcastle University International Singapore (NUIS). Low and his classmates took part of the seventh annual graduation ceremony for Newcastle University students in Singapore. 

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 on courses ranging from food and human nutrition to naval architecture.   

NUIS graduates have strong employment prospects in Singapore, with degrees in disciplines closely aligned with the city-state’s strategic challenges including Urban Planning, Chemical Engineering, Marine Engineering, Mechanical Design and Manufacturing, Naval Architecture, Offshore Engineering, and Food and Human Nutrition.

Approximately 93% of NUIS graduates are employed or undertake further study within 6 months of graduation. NUIS students benefit from scholarships and employment opportunities made available through partnerships between NUIS and leading industry players. With over 50% of students on scholarship in some degrees, NUIS has the highest percentage of industry scholarship to student places in Singapore.

Newcastle University International Singapore Degrees are available in the following areas:

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Electrical Power Engineering
  • Food and Human Nutrition
  • Marine Engineering, Offshore Engineering and Naval Architecture
  • Mechanical Design and Manufacturing Engineering

Find out more about the accomplishments of academics and students at NUIS (PDF: 2.05MB).

1000th graduate

Professor Chris Brink, Vice-Chancellor, Newcastle University with Low Gang Yuan, the 1000th graduate of NUIS

All smiles

Graduates celebrating at the congregation ceremony

Celebrating success

Class of 2015 at the graduation ceremony

Class of 2015

Newcastle University International Singapore Graduation 2015

Newcastle University International Singapore Graduation 2015

His Excellency Scott Wightman, British High Commissioner in Singapore, addressed the congregation 


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