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Careers Fair 2016 Offers Students A Flying Start

The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus (UNMC) Careers Fair was back once again this year, happening on the 16 and 17 March 2016. The 2-day fair was successfully held at The Great Hall in Trent Building, from 10 am until 4 pm. This annual on-campus job fair served as a platform for the students to …

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BBC One uncovers ‘The truth about Meat’

Tomorrow night the BBC science documentary series ‘The Truth About…..‘ that tackles everyday issues that affect us all will look at ‘The truth about Meat‘. In this episode Chris Bavin, a greengrocer by trade and a carnivore by nature, wants to know if he can keep meat in his diet and stay healthy. The programme will …

Brexit and Higher Education …. Again

Earlier this year the House of Lords Science and Technology Committee conducted an inquiry into the potential impact of Brexit on science and higher education. Its report was published before the referendum. Given the outcome, the Committee decided to conduct a follow up investigation. Last week I was invited to appear as a witness in …

Postgraduate Refresher Programme 2016

The Graduate School will hold its annual welcoming event for new and returning postgraduate students on 26th to 29th September 2016. The Postgraduate Refresher Programme provides a series of varied and vibrant sessions to welcome all postgraduate students to The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus (UNMC). The programme offers a formal introduction to the Graduate School …

UNMC Summer Interns Bid Farewell

Summer break comes to an end and it is time to say goodbye to our beloved summer interns. On August 26, 2016, Careers Advisory Service (CAS) organised University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus (UNMC) Summer Internship 2016 Farewell Party which took place at HB14 from 12 p.m until 4 p.m. As to sail away with the …

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 …

It’s time to rock the summer internship

It is now time for summer break! Some might go for holidays but some may take this opportunity to explore the working world. The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus (UNMC) Summer Internship was initiated to open doors for students to gain the first-hand working experience as an exposure before graduating soon. On 6 June 2016, …

Nagu Presents a paper at Trondheim Conferences on Biodiversity, Norway

Our 3rd year PhD student, Nagu, had the opportunity to attend the 8th Trondheim Conferences on Biodiversity from 31 May-3 June 2016.       Since 1993 the Trondheim Conferences on Biodiversity have provided an arena for open dialogue and capacity enhancement among stakeholders on the biodiversity agenda, seeking to create a transparent and scientifically sound …

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 …

BMS student wins first poster prize at the 27th Intervarsity Biochemistry Seminar

The Intervarsity Biochemistry Seminar is an annual event of the Malaysian Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (MSBMB), jointly-organized at alternate year by either a public or private university in Malaysia. The aims of the seminar are to provide a platform for our talented undergraduates to showcase their final year research project findings; share their …

Dame Vicky Bruce’s visit

On February 19, Dame Vicky Bruce (Newcastle University) visited our campus and gave a talk about face recognition.

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 …