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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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Kicked Off the Start of Autumn Semester with Careers Experiential Day 2018

On October 9, for the first time, Careers Advisory Service (CAS) had organised Careers Experiential Day to welcome the freshers to the University with aims to spread careers awareness and provide the best support towards students, from 10am to 2pm, located at Careers Resource Room (HB14). This careers experiential initiative allowed students to visit to …

Postgraduate Welcome Programme 2018

Our annual welcome event for all new and returning postgraduate students was held on 1 October 2018. The Postgraduate Welcome Programme featured a series of introductory presentations as well as social and educational activities, aimed to get the new postgraduate students started with their postgraduate life at the University and subsequently develop their network of …

Psychology Lecturer Releases New Book

School of Psychology associate professor Steve Stewart-Williams has just published his second book with Cambridge University Press. It’s called The Ape That Understood the Universe, and it’s about two important areas of modern psychological science: evolutionary psychology and cultural evolutionary theory. “The title just popped into my head one morning when I was waking up,” …

Into the clouds

August 31st 2018 was a significant day to mark a new dawn for Malaysia under a new ruling government after 61 years of independence. It was also a historical day for us as we departed to Kathmandu, Nepal to start our 18-day journey to conquer Mera summit in the Himalayas. It was my 3rd #climbforlife …

Update on research and knowledge exchange over the summer break

In this blog post Professor Deborah Hall, Vice Provost (Research and Knowledge Exchange), describes progress in her first two months here in Malaysia. As the campus starts to come to life again, it’s a good time to update you on what’s been happening over the holiday period. In my first blog post, I described how your collective …

Tengku Ahmad Rithauddeen Essay Competion

The prize-giving ceremony held at the Royal Selangor golf club on 1 September marked the end of the Tengku Ahmad Rithauddeen essay writing competition titled: ‘How Best to Promote Malaysia’s National Interest in a Changing Global Environment’. Chan Bi Xuan, a first-year student from Nottingham Business School (NUBS) at the University of Nottingham Malaysia took …

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 …

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 …

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 …