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Dr. Abhishek Singh Bhati

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Dr. Abhishek Singh Bhati

Campus Dean & Head of Teaching, Learning And Student Engagement


  • PhD in Business (Tourism Management)
  • MBA (Tourism and Hospitality Management)
  • MBA (Marketing)
  • Graduate Certificate in Education (Tertiary Teaching)
  • BA (Economics)
  • Advance Certificate in Training and Assessment (ACTA)
  • Fellow in Residence at The Cairns Institute
  • Member of JCU Teaching and Learning Academy

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Abhishek Singh Bhati is the Campus Dean of JCU Singapore. As Campus Dean JCU Singapore, Abhishek contributes to JCU’s Tropical Asian initiatives. His efforts guide the learning and teaching and academic governance of programs offered in JCU Singapore. In support of JCU’s strategic intent to create a brighter future for life in the tropics world-wide, Abhishek is responsible for delivering graduates and building strategic partnerships that make a difference.

Prior to coming to JCU Singapore, Abhishek was Course Director of TMC Business School Singapore (2001 – 2008) and was responsible for Monash University and Deakin University programs offered in Singapore. His professional career started in 1997, in a public listed organization where he was responsible for sales & marketing and business development of 9 branch offices. His extensive work experience provide a rich exposure to higher education and business issues in domestic and international context. Dr Bhati obtained his Doctor of Philosophy in Tourism Management (PhD) from James Cook University (2014), Master of Business Administration in Marketing Management (MBA) from Maastricht School of Management (1996) and his Bachelor of Arts in Economics (BA) from the University of Bombay (1994). In addition, he obtained post graduate learning and teaching qualifications, Graduate Certificate in Education (Tertiary teaching) and Advance Certificate in Training and Assessment, to develop expertise in learning and teaching in higher education. Abhishek sits on the management committee of Australian Alumni Singapore (AAS). He serves as a member of the WIL SIG under Australian Collaborative Education Network (ACEN) and is a member of the JCU Teaching and Learning Academy.

Abhishek is an active researcher and his research has been published in a wide variety of reputable publications in the field of tourism and scholarship of learning and teaching. He has been successful in securing collaborative grant with Office of Learning and Teaching (OLT), Australian Learning and Teaching Council (ALTC), external industry grant and several internal research grants. His current research interest is tourist behaviour management, resilience planning and scholarship of Teaching and Learning.