Our Story

The late Brother Joseph McNally, founder of LASALLE College of the Arts, was one of Singapore’s champions of the creative arts and arts education. His legacy continues to inspire new generations of artists and arts educators, as we strive towards a higher level of creative excellence.

Mission, Vision & Values

Our Mission
  • To nurture enterprising and employable graduates who will become cultural influencers and leaders.
  • To be central to the development of the arts and design in Singapore, inspiring innovation in practice and research.
Our Vision

To be Singapore’s leading contemporary arts and design institution, internationally recognised for excellence in education, practice and research.

Our Values
  • Creativity
  • Innovation
  • Collaboration
  • Excellence
Our Culture

LASALLE promotes the significance of the arts to effect personal, social and economic transformations. An empowering and dynamic environment inspires ambitious aspirations for staff and students, and the development of high-level skills, creativity and critical reflection.


Hear from our President, Professor Steve Dixon, a world-renowned academic, researcher and interdisciplinary artist with a distinguished career in both higher education leadership and the professional creative industries.

History & Milestones

Discover more about our founder Brother Joseph McNally and our journey towards excellence.

Organisation Structure

LASALLE is led by Professor Steve Dixon. As the President, he inspires his management team to pursue creativity and excellence in their professional practices.

Year In Review

Learn more about the the College’s achievements and developments in this annual publication.

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Income & Expenditure Statement

View the statement for Financial Year 2016/17

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