The Vice-Provost for Teaching and Learning is responsible for ensuring the effective delivery of The University of Nottingham’s teaching and learning strategy at the Malaysia Campus. This involves operational leadership in areas ranging from day-to-day classroom activity, curriculum planning and ‘student experience’ issues, to UK and Malaysian quality assurance and professional accreditation processes.
The Vice Provost contributes on behalf of the Malaysia Campus to the University Teaching and Learning Board, and leads on issues of professional development and teaching quality.
Professor Ong was appointed as Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences in December 2013, becoming the first Malaysian to assume that position at UNMC and prior to that she was the Professor of Marketing, in the University’s business school.
Professor Ong has more than 20 years experience in academia in the Malaysian higher education sector. She has held positions at both public and private universities, lecturing undergraduate and postgraduate students. She has served as Deputy Dean, Research and Development, Faculty of Business and Accountancy in University of Malaya and was also Professor of Marketing and Dean of the Graduate School of Business at Universiti Tun Abdul Razak.
Professor Ong also has delivered numerous training sessions in the area of marketing for corporations such as APM Automotive Berhad, PROTON Holdings and Tenaga Nasional Berhad. She has also undertaken consultancy projects commissioned by Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA).
Professor Ong is the secretary of one of the clusters of the National Special Projects under the National Council of Professors in Malaysia, under its private education institution arm since May this year. In addition, she is also a Trustee of i-RESOLVE Foundation, member of Asia Pacific Forum on Families (Malaysia), a foundation dedicated to research.