About Faculty of Integrated Life Sciences

Welcome to the Faculty of Integrated Life Sciences

The world is changing constantly, and we see this on a daily basis. Be it advancements in technology, culture, the arts, or sciences. One area of constant and continuous breakthrough are the life sciences. Life sciences is a major branch of science, dedicated to the understanding, protection and improvement of all human, plant, and animal life on the planet.

The ever evolving nature of life sciences pushes the boundaries and frontiers for research and development. This cultivates human resource capacity, capable of seeing the bigger picture, thinking outside the box, and contributing to a sustainable future for humanity.

Advances through basic research will develop over time into applied research, which then creates new understanding across a wide range of disciplines. It is therefore essential to promote a multidisciplinary approach that is not bound by conventional frameworks. This is to ensure that you as today’s students, will be tomorrow’s major players, and will possess a broad knowledge base and flexible skillsets.

The Faculty of Integrated Life Sciences (FILS) is a multi-disciplinary faculty pursuing innovative, emerging research and transformative education in foundational, undergraduate and postgraduate programmes for a sustainable future. FILS provides excellent online and in person teaching facilities including well-equipped laboratories. We undertake cutting edge research in diverse fields, including chemistry, biological sciences and environmental technology.

We welcome the energy, enthusiasm and talent that you bring to the class, the laboratory and community at large. We look forward to sharing our scientific knowledge and skills with you. You will acquire the variety of relevant scientific skills, analytical and creative thinking, confident presentation skills as well as innovative problem-solving techniques. This will ensure your career prospects, and future proof your relevance in tomorrow’s market place. We will ensure that you will have a rewarding campus life while achieving all this.

Our highly qualified academic staff reflect our core values of Commitment, Diversity Excellence, Integrity and Inclusivity.

Our tagline of “Transformative education for a sustainable future” is more than a slogan. It’s a blueprint to fulfil our Vison and Mission, i.e. to produce graduates who will lead the next generation

Do come and be part of this vibrant and futuristic community.

Professor. Dr. Vilasini Pillai


A multi-disciplinary faculty pursuing innovative, emerging research and transformative education in foundational, undergraduate and postgraduate programmes for a sustainable future.

  • To advance and integrate life sciences with multi fields of study towards world class education, research and innovation for sustainable environmental, social and economic development;
  •  To foster strategic partnerships, collaborative linkages and create opportunities that are relevant for the advancement of society;
  • To embed core values, integrity and ethics whilst cultivating a sense of inclusivity in our students to make them agile and adaptable for a resilient future; and
  • To equip our students with leadership skills, entrepreneurialism, motivation and emotional intelligence to be the drivers, mentors and leaders of the future.

Our Core Values

  • Commitment

    We are committed to the advancement of science and to our students achievements

  • Diversity

    Understanding that each individual is unique, and recognizing our individual differences

  • Excellence

    Through fostering of knowledge, skills, relationships, and values necessary for students to succeed in a rapidly changing world.

  • Integrity

    A commitment to five fundamental values: honesty, trust, fairness, respect, and responsibility

  • Inclusivity

    To ensure that all students freely learn and explore new ideas, feel safe to express their views in a civil manner, and respected as individuals and members of groups.

Vision And Mission Of Schools

School Of Applied Sciences (SAS)

Vision: To be an internationally recognized hub providing quality education and pursuing innovative research in the field of applied sciences for a sustainable future.

Mission: To push the frontiers of education and research in diverse areas of applied sciences, equipping our students with relevant knowledge, competencies and core values to solve local and global challenges.

School of Integrated Sciences (SIS)

Vision: A dynamic education hub in the fields of basic and analytical sciences that promote Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) as a vehicle for lifelong learning.

Mission: To provide students professional and personal education opportunities to help them discover their highest potential of intellectual, scientific, and personal development.

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