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Study at University of Nottingham Malaysia!

Search for the University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus (UNMC) online and you would get a barrage of information on the courses offered, fun facts about the environment the University is situated in, the famous alumni, the first class facilities and much more. As such, this post will also add to the topic of why you …

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Discovering Careers in PHIR #2

On 27th February 2019, Careers Advisory Service (CAS) once again collaborated with PHIR-NOTT, a student body from the School of Politics, History and International Relations (PHIR), to host a second careers event named ‘Discovering Careers with PHIR #2′. The first event, which took place last November, was discussing careers opportunity within the government ministries and …

Discovering Careers in Health Sciences 2019 – Alumni Sharing

This year, PharmNotts collaborated with BioMed Society, Careers Office and The Faculty of Science and Engineering to organize a careers-related event. We invited several UNM alumni, each have respectively graduated from BioMedical Science, Pharmaceutical and Health Sciences (PHS) and Pharmacy (MPharm) programmes, to share their respective career choices and pathways. This event aimed to explore and gather information for …

Celebrating International Women’s Day: Balance for Better

In August 2014, a team of volunteers from the University of Nottingham (#water4life) went to the interior of Baram, Sarawak to build a gravity feed water system for a remote village of a Penan community in Long Itam. During the same trip, we helped built and equipped a pre-school in the village and little did we …

PetroSains Field Study by the School of Computer Science

On the 12th of February ’19, a field study was conducted at PetroSains, KLCC as part of the Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) module, led by Dr Marina Ng, the module convenor and accompanied by Dr Amr Ahmed, the Head of School. A total of 33 Year 2 undergraduate students from the School of Computer Science participated …

International Women’s Day

As part of a number of different events taking place throughout the global campuses of the University of Nottingham to celebrate International Women’s Day on Friday 8 March, senior leaders with responsibility for Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) at the UK, Malaysia and Ningbo have worked together to support a digital project to celebrate inspirational women …

Getting Started! Workshop for Part-Time PGTs

This post is written by Dr Tissa Chandesa, Research Training Development Manager.  Since January 2018, Graduate School has extended its support to Postgraduate Taught (PGT) students on campus. Since most workshops that we deliver takes place at our Semenyih campus, therefore, many part-time PGT students are unable to attend them. On Saturday (23rd February 2019), …

Shaping UNM’s Graduate School for research leaders of the future

Graduate School was established here at the University of Nottingham Malaysia (UNM) in 2008. It has great facilities in H block that includes a training room, social space as well as comfortable working spaces. This is available to all registered postgraduate students, on taught and research programmes as well as Early Career Researcher staff (ECRs). …

Psychology Lecturer Releases New Book

School of Psychology associate professor Steve Stewart-Williams has just published his second book with Cambridge University Press. It’s called The Ape That Understood the Universe, and it’s about two important areas of modern psychological science: evolutionary psychology and cultural evolutionary theory. “The title just popped into my head one morning when I was waking up,” …

Graduation Speech by Jasmin Irisha Jim Ilham

A very good afternoon to Professor Nick Miles, OBE, Pro-Vice Chancellor, University of Nottingham; Professor Graham Kendall, CEO, Provost of University Of Nottingham Malaysia Campus and Pro-Vice Chancellor of University of Nottingham, esteemed members of the faculty, distinguished guests, fellow graduates. Dear Class of 2017 – Congratulations! You made it. Today is your day. A special, momentous …

American Disruption

Professor Todd Landman reviews the inauguration of Donald Trump and the days that followed. Friday 20 January  and Saturday 21 January 2017 will go down in American history as some of the most dramatic and starkly contrasting days in US politics for some time. The inauguration of Donald Trump on 20 January 2017 as the 45th …

Farewell Dr Irwin

Dr Derek Irwin, Head of School of English, was celebrated with an evening of performances at the Drama Studio last Thursday as he bids UNMC goodbye to further his research at the Ningbo campus. UNMC’s Performing Arts Platform held an open stage farewell performance, themed ‘Departure’, featuring choral numbers, orchestral pieces, poetry recitals, video screenings …

Nottingham in Parliament Day

I stood looking over the House of Commons Terrace at 2200 on Tuesday evening after the final event of Nottingham in Parliament Day feeling enormous pride in what had just unfolded, and wondering, ‘how on earth did we pull that off’? The day had started the day before, with a radio interview when I was …

10th ANNIVERSARY SHARING SERIES – Student Experience on Campus (Part II)

Here comes to second part, what have the students said about their peers and feeling upon graduation? Say something about your classmates? Celestine: I love how close-knitted we are; only having 23 students in Nutrition. I love how I know every single one of my classmates by name, if not by the outfit they wear. …

Conference: Funding Research on a Changing Landscape (24-25 Aug Aug 2016)

On the 24-25 Aug 2016, in conjunction with MIDA (Malaysian Investment Development Authority), the University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus (UNMC) held the inaugural “Funding Research on a Changing Landscape” conference. We were very fortunate to have an excellent line up of speakers, led by Prof Tan Sri Zakri, the Chief Scientific Advisor to the Prime …

Transnational education – growth at the expense of quality? A @uniworldnews webinar, 24 May 2016

On 24 May, I had the opportunity to participate in a highly interactive webinar session hosted by University World News in partnership with DrEducation, LLC. The successful webinar attracted 950 higher education professionals globally. The aim of the webinar is to accomplish three things, which I felt the hosts did. They are to create an …

Ben Hunte: 3 Ways UNMC Has Changed My Life (So Far!)

Happy 15th Birthday, UNMC! I remember arriving at the campus for the first time, standing at the back of the Students’ Association building, and looking at the insane view – jungle as far as the eye could see. Just a few days earlier, I was packing up my room in London, preparing to move to …

The end of last week was quite empty in the CELE corridor, since over half the team had gone to the MELTA conference in Kuching. This is a large academic conference, focused on the wider world of English language teaching in Malaysia and beyond, this year featuring Asia TEFL- thus making it two conferences in …

KL’s new financial district

KL’s new financial district Recently, myself and my colleague, Nafis Alam wrote a piece for an online publication called “The Conversation”. Our article was prompted by the ambitions of the Government of Malaysia to transform Kuala Lumpur into a major financial centre through the construction of the Tun Razak Exchange (TRX). In our article we sought …