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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, November 2020

Issue 07/20 (27) This bulletin provides monthly updates on upcoming events and activities by the Graduate School. Training courses & workshops Researcher Development Programme (RDP) We are offering the following RDP courses in November 2020 via Microsoft Teams. Date Time Course Monday 2 November 2020 10am – 12nn Preparing for Your Annual Review Thursday 5 …

CS Newsletter 2020

We are pleased to launch the new edition of CS Newsletter highlighting some of our School events and Students’ learning experiences in the academic year of 2019/2020. Click here to download (https://cutt.ly/KgvlUts)  

Goods delivery to old folks’ home

The Faculty CSR team, UNM Blue Sky, and supported by IEM UNM Student Section have been delivering food donation to Joy Garden Care Center during MCO/CMCO period. The food stuff delivered included canned food, instant beverage mix powder, noodle, vegetables, onions and dried food. So far, three deliveries have been provided since the first MCO …

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 …

Jan Atkin Prize 2020

The Jan Atkin Prize recipients announced The University of Nottingham Malaysia recently announced three recipients of The Jan Atkin Prize 2020. The Jan Atkin Prize was established by Emeritus Professor Brian Atkin, who was the former CEO of the University of Nottingham Malaysia from 2003 to 2008, in memory of his late wife Jan. This …

Alumni Sharing: From EEE to Management Consulting

On October 7, Careers Advisory Service organised an International Student Careers Series where an alumnus of University of Nottingham Malaysia (UNM), Shahzaib Imran, has been invited to share his career journey to the students virtually via Microsoft Teams. Shahzaib Imran is an Electrical and Electronics Engineering (EEE) alumnus which he graduated in 2013. Currently, he …

Vice-Chancellor’s Medal 2020 Winner – Dr. Aini Hamid

The warmest congratulations to Vice-Chancellor’s Medal 2020 Winner, Dr. Aini Hamid, from the School of Pharmacy and Division of Biomedical Sciences! She was nominated by Dr. Mustafa Al-Shagga. Read her achievement below: “Dr. Aini Hamid joined the school of Pharmacy in UNM about 10 years ago. She was one of the 4 pioneer members of the …

Journey Through The Years: Harini

I cannot believe how quickly three years have passed since I first came to UNMC. I still remember how excited and nervous I was trying to find the induction room on my first day, meeting my new friends for the very first time. Sometimes it even feels like I still am in Dr Alex’s Cognitive …

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 …