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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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C0VID-19: Graduate School updates (21 September 2020)

Ref. UNM/GS/C0VID-19/39/21/09/20 This is part 39 of a series of updates which provides latest news and information from the Graduate School amidst the ongoing C0VID-19 pandemic. Don’t forget you can get in touch with us via Facebook and Graduate School Blog or by email at graduateschool@nottingham.edu.my. The University is regularly updating advice and general FAQs on C0VID-19 on its …

Welcome to all New and Returning students in the Academic Year 2020-2021

The School of Computer Science is open and ready to welcome all new, and returning students, for the academic year 2020-2021. We will work together to observe the health and safety standards while maintaining academic excellence. Wish you all the success and enjoyment. 

Overseas Attachment Experience – Wai Jing Luen (PhD)

PhD is indeed a once-in-a-lifetime adventure in which surprising opportunities are always presented at some of the most unexpected time. For me, I was offered a chance for an overseas laboratory attachment hosted by Professor Yi Lu from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC, USA) in my year 2. UIUC is a public research university …

UNM BMS Alumni Testimonial: Hollysia Alda Agustie (2020)

Studying Biomedical Sciences in University of Nottingham Malaysia has been a challenging yet exciting journey. Back in 2016 I decided to enrol in the Biomedical Sciences program in UNM and I never once regret it. Looking back at the days where I just became a first year student, I remember being overwhelmed as everything was …

20 Important Facts About Elephants and Their Conservation

As we celebrate World Elephant Day on 12 August, here are 20 facts about these gentle giants and the steps and research that is being carried out for humans and elephants to coexist. 20 facts were chosen as this year the University of Nottingham turns 20, having been established in 2000. There are three living …

Careers e-Award 2019/2020: Get Ready Get Hired

Congratulations to all Get Ready Get Hired (GRGH) participants for the completion of the certificate programme! Launched in 2019, Get Ready Get Hired Certificate Programme is a structured programme which aims to increase the self-awareness of students, train their job hunting skills and enhance their employability from their involvement in the activities of this programme. …

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 …

School of Psychology’s response to Covid-19

As I begin to write this article, I am reminded faintly of the last face-to-face LCF meeting we had in February and Dr. Keeble informing us that there might be a high possibility of moving to online lectures and distance learning, while that was disheartening he also mentioned that the School of Psychology (SoP) has …

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 …

The Collar Project

The Collar Project is a CSR project organised for the Second Chance of Animal Shelter at Hulu Hangat, Selangor, on 10 November 2019. It was organised by UNM IChemE Student Chapter and supported by Student Association and Faculty of Science and Engineering. As the number of stray dogs keeps increasing over the years, improving animal …

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 …