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Jasvir Kaur Nachatar Singh

Senior Lecturer, La Trobe University

Dr Jasvir Kaur Nachatar Singh is a multi award-winning Lecturer at the Department of Management, Sport and Tourism, La Trobe Business School, La Trobe University, Australia. She holds the degrees of Bachelor of Economics (Majoring in Human Resource) from National University of Malaysia, Malaysia Master of Public Policy from Monash University, Australia, and a Ph.D. in Management from La Trobe University, Australia.

Dr Singh has received several institutional and international awards in research and teaching. She received two La Trobe University Teaching Awards (2018) and a Best Presenter Award at the Global Higher Education Forum, Malaysia (2018). She was also presented an Editor's Choice Award by the Journal of International Students for her service in providing timely and high-quality reviews (2019). In 2020, she has received La Trobe Business School recognition under the Innovation cultural quality for the participation as an academic discussant in the Leading Self Module under the Leaders in Lock-down program. She has also received an international recognition for her teaching as a Fellow (FHEA) from Advance HE, UK in 2020.

Dr Singh has developed, co-ordinated and taught several subjects at La Trobe, Monash and Melbourne University. Her teaching interest covers a range of Management subjects (including Working With Others, Human Resource Management, International Human Resource Management, Leadership, International Management, Negotiation, Personal and Professional Development - Communication and Critical Thinking) at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

Dr Singh is a passionate researcher in the fields of Higher Education specifically researching on issues related to international students and Management relating to international academics experiences. She has established global research partnerships with colleagues in six countries (i.e., Australia, China, Malaysia, Scotland, the United Kingdom and the United States) across four continents. Her research has received internal and external grants of more than AUD 75,000.

Dr. Singh's research profile is interdisciplinary. Her work appears in high impact journals such as Higher Education, International Journal of Educational Development, Journal of Studies in International Education, Higher Education and Research Development, Australian Journal of Career Development, Asia Pacific Education Review and International Journal of Educational Management. She has presented at numerous national and international higher education conferences in Malaysia, Hong Kong, New Zealand, Thailand, Hawaii, Japan and Australia. She is also a regular invited speaker/panelist at international and local academic institutions.

Dr Singh has an outstanding record for academic leadership. She is currently serving as the Associate Editor for Higher Education and Research Development Journal. She is also a Research Fellow at the Malaysian National Higher Education Research Institute. She was an Editor of Bulletin of Higher Education Research, National Higher Education Research Institute, Malaysia.


  • 2018–present
    Lecturer, La Trobe University


  • 2015 
    La Trobe University , PhD