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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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UNM student wins the L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women In Science Fellowship 2019

We are proud to inform that Shivaani Mariapun, our PhD student from the Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, has recently won the L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Fellowship and received a research grant of RM30,000. Shivaani was awarded in recognition of her research on mammographic density and breast cancer risk in Asian women. Her …

Open Access week 2019: Green or Gold routes

When you publish by traditional routes, as an author you typically grant all your rights as author and copyright owner to the publisher. It doesn’t belong to you anymore. This means that if you want to do anything with your work, such as making it available on a website (like ResearchGate) or re-use a figure …

Interview with Business FM

On Wednesday 31 July 2019, Dr Steve Stewart-Williams was interviewed by Business FM. In this interview, he talked about the establishment of the Nottingham Twin Registry with his colleague, Dr Steve Janssen, and how the registry differs from an earlier founded twin registry in Malaysia. He talked briefly on the data collection and protection measures …

Get to Know CAS at Careers Open House 2019

Time flies so fast, finally the summer break has ended. It is time for Careers Advisory Service (CAS) to welcome the fresh start of Autumn semester with Careers Open House! On Oct 9, Careers Open House has been organised which took place in HB14, from 12pm to 2pm. Throughout the open house, the students mingled …

LSGPDF 2018 Recipient: Sangeetha’s Trip To Student Union, UNUK

The Lady Susan fund has been an amazing life and work changing experience for anyone who secures the fund. The highlights of my visit have been exemplary and I have learnt so much from my 10 days’ trip to the Students’s Union at the University of Nottingham UK. I have gained much exposure and experienced …

The Global Experience of the University of Nottingham

In this post, School of Economics student Samantha Jade Chew shares her experience of being an exchange student at both the Nottingham Ningbo and UK campus. 1. You have completed the Nottingham global experience by studying at both the China campus in Autumn and the UK campus in Spring. Tell us about your experience if …

BMS Reigning All Prizes Once Again for Science Category in FOSE PGR Showcase 2019

On the 25th Sept 2019, the Faculty of Science and Engineering postgraduate showcase (FOSE PGR Showcase) was held in the University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus. This event was the first joint PGR Showcase held since the merging of Faculty of Science and Engineering in 2019. There were two category of competition held namely; Poster and …

Public Health Campaign Challenge 2019

Upon the completion of ‘Fight Cancer Cancer Awareness Campaign’ that kept our team hustling for a good 5 months, we decided to give the Public Health Campaign Challenge (PHCC) a shot, with the intention to share our campaign on a greater stage for the experience. PHCC is a national competition held annually by MyPSA during …

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 …