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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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Experience of our exchange students

Nottingham Malaysia’s Biomedical Sciences students can opt for an exchange programme to the UK campus in their second year. For the select few chosen, it is truly a wonderful experience living and studying in a different country… Here are what our past students who have been on this exchange program have had to say. Melanie …

Alumni Testimonial: Cheng Jian Hao (2016)

Opting to do MPharm degree at UoN was the best decision I have ever made. Why? Environment-wise, we have a REAL campus that every university student should enjoy and be proud of! The campus itself is beautiful and makes you feel at home. Before coming to UK, I was filled with self-doubt and was apprehensive …

Get Ready Get Hired: The Benefits of Networking

A workshop about Networking Skill was organised on the 13th of November, under its certificate programme “Get Ready Get Hired”. The workshop’s aim was to highlight the importance of networking for career purposes as well as equip UNM students with the necessary networking tips and tricks. During the session, Ms. Anna Cheong, Chief Executive Officer …

Call for participation: U21/PwC Innovation Challenge 2019/20

What is it? The U21/PwC Innovation Challenge is a world-class opportunity for students to showcase their skills to PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and its client base, via a short 3-minute video clip response to a pre-set challenge. U21/PwC Competition winners will unlock and have access to unique training and professional development opportunities with one of the world’s …

MAD Fund Project : Creating a Child-Friendly Learning Environment

The project was held from 14 March to 29 May 2019 at two standard 6 classrooms, SJK (T) Ladang Semenyih. The objective of this project was to give back to society and improve the students’ educational environment. It corporates the idea to support a quality child-friendly environment for children to enjoy learning. The group involved …

Trip to regional sewage treatment plant

On 23 October 2019, the Chemical and Environmental Engineering department organised an industrial field trip for year 1 undergraduate students to the regional sewage treatment plant (RSTP) in Precinct 14 at Putrajaya (WPJ 001), where wastewater treatment takes place. This plant was built on 11 July 1997, and around RM54 million was invested on the …

MAPSA Conference 2019

On 16 of November, the School of Psychology sent a delegation of nearly a hundred members comprising undergraduates, postgraduates and staff to the Malaysian Psychology Student Assembly (MAPSA) Conference at the National University of Malaysia (UKM), Bangi. The MAPSA Conference brings together student researchers in psychology, and is a platform for these students to present …

Open Access week 2019 : Open science data?

So far this week, I’ve been writing about open access publishing of academic manuscripts. But the data itself behind those articles is an increasingly important community resource. Open science data promotes public access to observations and results of scientific activities so that anyone can analyse and reuse, without restrictions from copyright, patents or other controls. …

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. …

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 …