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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 Sharing: Teoh Jia Wei (Year 3)

I have joined PharmNotts (a pharmacy society in University of Nottingham, Malaysia, UNM) since my first year, and met an exciting group of committee members. Without them, my university life would have been very dull and boring. Organising events could be tough and challenging. However, I believe that the university is the place for us …

C0VID-19: Graduate School updates (3 August 2020)

Ref. UNM/GS/C0VID-19/32/03/08/20 This is part 32 of a series of updates which provides latest news and information from the Graduate School in light of the movement control order nationwide and campus closure. 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 …

Careers e-Award 2019/2020: Careers Ambassadors

Congratulations and thank you to all Careers Ambassadors for the contribution to Careers Advisory Service! Introduced in 2019, Career Ambassadors serve as a bridge between Careers Advisory Service (CAS) and UNM student populations where they serve an integral role to deliver an exceptional service to students. Through this ambassadorship, CAS aims to nurture the talents …

Valedictorian Speech: School of Pharmacy Class of 2020

LIFE CHANGING VALEDICTORY ADDRESS Good morning Everyone! This year’s virtual graduation ceremony is unusual, credits to Coronavirus, as you are not seeing a valedictorian standing physically in front of you wearing an academic square hat and the black graduation gown instead you are witnessing me carrying the love of my parents and the pride of …

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 …

Code4Life, Inter-University IT VIrtual Hackathon 2020

Dear ALL students, Here’s a wonderful opportunity to take part in Code4Life, an Inter-University IT Virtual Hackathon 2020 presented by Roche Services & Solutions Operations APAC, a global healthcare company. Roche would like to invite you to submit ideas and solutions under the themes of Healthcare Digitalisation and COVID-19. Webinar training and mentorship will be …

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 …

PhD Candidate publishes commentary on the handling of COVID-19 in Malaysia

Tricia Yeoh, a Fellow at the Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs (IDEAS) Malaysia and a PhD candidate at the University of Nottingham Malaysia, recently published a commentary titled Federalism and the COVID-19 Crisis: State-Federal Tensions Arise in Malaysia. In her commentary she highlights how the COVID-19 pandemic led the country’s federal government to adopt …

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 …