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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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Graduate School Bulletin, February 2021

Issue 01/21 (29) This bulletin provides monthly updates on upcoming events and activities by the Graduate School. Research training courses Researcher Development Programme (RDP) We are offering the following RDP course in February 2021 via Microsoft Teams. Date Time Course Wednesday 3 February 2021 10am – 12nn Introduction to the Skills of Teamwork for Researchers …

Nottingham alumnus impresses global economic leaders with unique gift box

The Balau Box, an artisanal gift box created by Nottingham alumnus Harith Ridzuan (BA Management Studies, 2008), was gifted to all 20 economic leaders who took part in the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) 2020, which was hosted in Malaysia. The handmade gift box was made from Balau wood and contains locally made artisanal gifts. …

Virtual Open Days (Week 2)

Virtual Open Days (Week 2) (22 and 23 January 2021) at 10am – 4pm (Malaysia Time) Event Details: (https://futurestudents.nottingham.edu.my/layout.html…) Register here (https://virtual.nottingham.edu.my/…/a48458ad-44be-495c-88f…/)  

“I AM HERE”

COVID-19 pandemic has substantial impact on our daily life, including but not limited to teaching and learning. The sense of loneliness and isolation is growing larger day by day, which could take a toll on our mental health. To combat this together, UNM School of Pharmacy and Division of Biomedical Sciences academics and students expanded …

Why is Psychology so WEIRD?

Article by Haqeem Moreton, Year 1 student for the 2020/2021 academic year I recently wrote a lab report on gender norms in educational achievement. Of course, by gender norms, I mean those norms relating to males and females. I felt compelled to specify as such, for it seemed an injustice to those peoples who identify …

Christmas cheer to Rumah Kasih from UNM Foundation in Science

As part of its 10th year anniversary and the 20th year anniversary of the University of Nottingham Malaysia (UNM), the Foundation in Science in UNM set out to organise its first charity ball in the early part of 2020. The event was to raise funds for underprivileged children but it had to be cancelled due to the …

6th Resume Competition: Congratulations to All Winners!

Our annual competition has made a comeback! Entering the 6th year, Careers Advisory Service (CAS) had organised the Resume Competition 2020 with new judging process as to embrace the new norm, which was online! The competition which was divided into 3 categories: Foundation, Year 1 & 2; Year 3 & 4 as well as postgraduates; …

Spectacular Achievements in FOSE Online Postgraduate Showcase 2020

The Postgraduate Students Research (PGR) Showcase has been an annual event since several years back. Due to the challenges brought by the COVID-19 pandemic this year, Faculty of Science and Engineering (FOSE) had conducted the PGR Showcase 2020 online, with presenters presenting their 1-minute pitches and posters on Microsoft Teams. Despite the unprecendeted times, our …

Congratulations to all s-CPD award winners 2020!

While the seed for continuous learning, and improving oneself exist in most students, the Faculty of Science and Engineering in the University of Nottingham Malaysia ensures the presence of an appropriate platform that nurtures lifelong learning. The scheme named ‘Students’ Continuing Personal Development’ (s-CPD) is launched to improve student participation in extra-curricular activities and at …

COVID-19: support for postgraduate researchers and invitation to a virtual town hall

In my latest update, I am pleased to clarify news of support for the University’s PGRs whose studies have been affected by COVID-19, and supervisors. I’m also inviting UNM’s research community to join me at a virtual town hall meeting that will enable us to consider together what the “new normal” might look like for …

LSGPDF 2019: A Journey Towards Diversity and Growth

My trip to the UK campus, from 13 to 20 November 2019, visiting the Faculty of Engineering, School of Computer Science, Psychology and Biosciences was truly an eye opening experience. I would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to all the UK colleagues for their warm hospitality and discussion sessions with me. Their enthusiasm …

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 …