Featured Blog

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 …

Latest Blogs

Invitation: Postgraduate Induction

Induction We provide induction programmes that highlight the skills needed to be an effective researcher, as well as introducing you to the facilities and resources available to postgraduate researchers and how we can support you in your studies. The induction offers a great chance to meet other new postgraduate researchers as well as to network …

Autumn Exchange to Ningbo China

Current year 2 student Charmaine Phong from the School of Economics responds to a few questions and shares her semester exchange at the University of Nottingham China. When did you go for your exchange?  Why the particular option, amongst others? I exchanged to the Ningbo campus in 2018 during the Autumn semester. I decided to do an …

Dr Chen ZhiYuan’s Research Visit to HIT

Dr Chen ZhiYuan (PG Director) has recently visited Harbin Institute of Technology (哈工大,HIT), which is a Chinese Ministry of Education Class A Double First Class University. HIT is consistently ranked as one of the top universities in China with

UNM Recognised by JobStreet.com for Preferred University Program

We’ve got good news! On 18th of  January 2019, the University of Nottingham Malaysia (UNM) has been awarded as one of the 10 private universities recommended by Jobstreet.com. for producing quality graduates for the workforce at the Recognition of Jobstreet.com Preferred University and Preferred Professional Body program 2019. Started with opening speech by the Country …

Research Vision Malaysia

In this first blog post for 2019, Professor Deborah Hall, Vice-Provost (Research and Knowledge Exchange) gives an overview of some of the outcomes from January’s campus visit by some of our key university strategy leads in the UK. The University of Nottingham Malaysia (UNM) reputation campaign in April 2018 was extremely successful in its reach …

A visit to Oncode Scientific

On the 15th of November, a field trip was organized to Oncode Scientific in Kota Kemuning as part of the Concept of Pharmacogenetics module assessment. Students assembled at the bus stop by 1.15pm and left for the company via bus. We arrived at the company at approximately 2.45pm. Students were received and led into the …

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 …