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Young Entrepreneurs Scheme 2020 (YES20)

A group of students from the University of Nottingham Malaysia (UNM), Nurul Syahirah Mat Aron, Muhammad Azamuddeen Mohammad Nasir, Aarvin Ratnam, Chen Hui Ling (Kitty), and Sharun Beream Nasir were shortlisted as one of the two teams to represent Malaysia in the Young Entrepreneurs Scheme 2020 (YES20). This is the first time teams from Malaysia …

UNM Academic featured in magazine for groundbreaking research

Dr Weang Kee Ho, associate professor from the School of Mathematical Sciences of the Faculty of Science and Engineering was featured in Prestige Magazine on 8 February 2021 for her groundbreaking research on the prediction of breast cancer among Asian women. Her research, which stemmed from the shocking statistics that breast cancer will affect at …

UNM students build device to aid flood victims

The Mechatronics Engineering degree at the University of Nottingham Malaysia equips passionate students with the skills to translate what they learn in the classroom into groundbreaking innovations. Putting what they learnt in the classroom to good use, a team of four from UNM have embarked on a robotics project to help victims of disasters. Students …

UNM’s FiS students celebrate Valentine’s Day with food distribution

Students from the Foundation in Science (FiS) programme at University of Nottingham Malaysia (UNM) organised a Valentine’s Day Drive with a difference. On 15 February 2021, instead of sending flowers to loved ones for Valentine’s Day, five students, who were staying on campus during the lockdown, showed some love to the cleaners, landscape crew and …

An outstanding achievement: The NAA recipients for 2019/2020

The Nottingham Advantage Award (NAA) programme is offered to all University of Nottingham undergraduate students as an opportunity to enhance their employability skills. Upon completion of the programme, the NAA certification is also added to one’s degree certificate upon graduation. For this year’s Spring Graduation on 24 February, seven students from UNM are set to …

UNM receives three nominations at the Policy Impact and Public Engagement Award

The University of Nottingham Malaysia received three nominations at the Policy Impact and Public Engagement Award. UNM academics bagged three nominations in three separate categories. They are: Professor Christopher Gibbins, Dr Ir. Fang Yenn Teo and Yih Yoong Lip (Faculty of Science and Engineering, UNM) were nominated for Best Public Engagement Initiative for their engagement …

Breaking the stereotypes: An engineering student’s journey

Choosing to undertake a degree in engineering is both exciting and challenging, however, engineering students are often the targets of stereotypes. Our alumna, Ayesha Rashid (MEng in Chemical with Environmental Engineering, 2020) addresses some of these misconceptions. While most stereotypes she has come across are harmless, such as engineering students are “boring” and solely motivated …

Alumna receives award for final year project

University of Nottingham Malaysia alumna in Civil Engineering, Shams Khaled Elhosseny Ghazy Essawy, won third place in the Tan Sri Ir Yusoff Ibrahim Final Year Project Competition 2020 for her final year project (FYP). The title of her FYP was  “Future-proofing Klang Valley’s veins with REBET: A framework for directing transportation technologies towards infrastructure resilience”. …

UoNARI organises webinar to discuss Global Business Services

The University of Nottingham Asia Research Institute hosted a webinar entitled “Post COVID: Position of Malaysia’s GBS Industry in Asia and Beyond”, which took place on Microsoft Teams. The Global Business Services industry is estimated to be worth more than USD 200 billion globally and more than USD 6 billion in Malaysia and it has …

Nottingham alumnus impresses global economic leaders with unique gift box

The Balau Box, an artisanal gift box created by Nottingham alumnus Harith Ridzuan (BA Management Studies, 2008), was gifted to all 20 economic leaders who took part in the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) 2020, which was hosted in Malaysia. The handmade gift box was made from Balau wood and contains locally made artisanal gifts. …