Faculty & Students

  • 3 Western faculty members have received graduate or professional degrees from a university in Singapore
  • In 2016-17, 1 undergraduate students and 1 graduate student from Singapore attended Western
  • In 2016-17, 40 Western students travelled on exchange to Singapore and 26 students from Singapore came to Western.


Between 2012 and 2016, Western researchers co-authored and published 113 articles, meeting abstracts, reviews, proceeding papers, editorial materials, or book chapters with researchers at Singapore institutions. Top five Singapore institutions with which collaborations occurred:

  • National University of Singapore
  • National Cancer Centre Singapore
  • Nanyang Technological University
  • Nanyang Technological University, National Institute of Education
  • Ministry of Health Singapore

Partner Institutions 

  • Nanyang Technological University
  • National University of Singapore
  • Singapore Management University


  • 341 Western alumni are living in Singapore
  • Active Alumni Western Branch and Ivey Business School Alumni Association
  • Notable alumni: 
    • Ash Singh, founder, Interactive SG and The Angel’s Gate 360 TV platform for entrepreneurs, and co-owner of the Singapore Slingers basketball team 
    • Marlene Lee Han, President, Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Singapore

Other Connections

  • Haoming Liu, Associate Professor, National University of Singapore, is a visiting professor at Western’s Department of Economics from September 2015 to April 2016
  • Ajay Ray, a faculty member in Western Engineering was a faculty member at National University of Singapore from 1995-2005
  • Chris WH Chan, Associate Dean, Asia at Ivey Business School is former Dean of the Cornell-Nanyang Institute in Singapore