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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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The Battle Has Begun: Six UNM Students Advance into National Finals of MGAC 2019

Maybank Go Ahead. Challenge (MGAC) has made its comeback! Welcoming students from all study disciplines and nationalities, it returns with a new theme, #ChallengeofChoice. Eager to experience challenges that will stretch their boundaries and unlock their potentials, about more than 40 participants – mostly were from University of Nottingham Malaysia (UNM), and other local and …

Call for Participations: Pecha Kucha 2019

This post is intended for early career researchers (academic staff). It is posted on behalf of Dr Tissa Chandesa, Research Training Development Manager. Introduction Challenge yourself to showcase your research work in 6 minutes and 40 seconds! Pecha Kucha is a form of presentation where the presenter presents in 6 minutes and 40 seconds, designed by Astrid Klein and Mark …

BPSA 77th Annual Conference in Nottingham, UK

The 77th British Pharmaceutical Students’ Association conference this year was held on 14th April 2019-21st April 2019 at Nottingham, UK. It was a whole new experience for both Rachel and me. We learned a lot and were deeply inspired by this amazing opportunity. Before the trip, we already felt pumped up to fly across the …

UNM Biomedical Sciences students won oral and poster award in 30th IBS

The Intervarsity Biochemistry Seminar (IBS) is a scientific event organized by local and private universities alternatively and annually in collaboration with the Malaysian Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (MSBMB). The event aims to promote STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) to nurture young potential scientists of Malaysia. IBS also provides a platform for undergraduates …

Staff Oscars 2019

A great end to the Student Association Annual Ball of 18/19 was highlighted by the Staff Oscars 2019 where our staff was shown appreciation through various awards ranging from the Lifetime Achievement Award to the Best Student Support Staff.  The annual University Staff Oscars are an opportunity for University staff who have inspired and continue …

Astro, YongYou Malaysia and PrimeXcess Visit School of Computer Science

In March, a lot of companies have visited our School to discuss potential collaboration opportunities, such as internship and job opportunities, collaborative research projects, GRP, FYP and Master project collaborations. Dr Chen ZhiYuan (PG Director/Industry Liaison) and Dr Amr Ahmed (HOD) met with Astro Team on 22nd March. YongYou Malaysia visited us on 25th March. …

Research funding opportunities from the Graduate School

In this blog post, Professor Deborah Hall University’s new Vice-Provost (Research and Knowledge Exchange) introduces three strategic funding opportunities. These will promote three exciting funding initiatives to support research collaboration as well as personal development of our academic researchers. The Graduate School is committed to providing doctoral students and early career staff with the skills and confidence to maximise …

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 …