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UNMC at Daily Star Awards 2017 in Bangladesh

The Daily Star, a major daily in Bangladesh, hosted its 18th awards ceremony on 18 March 2017, at the Shaheed Suhrawardy National Indoor Stadium in Dhaka to honour outstanding O Level and A Level students. Nearly 2000 students qualified to receive the recognition this year, earning the minimum requirement of 6As in O Levels or …

New technology at the library

It does not come as a surprise when we receive an email from library on new books as the library is constantly upgrading with stock of books to stay with the current needs of the courses  we offer. All these books at the library need proper storage which requires extensive space and the university recently …

Masterclass with Andreas Dresen

SEMENYIH: On 27 February, staff and students joined a masterclass on film directing conducted by Andreas Dresen, an award-winning German director. He was in Malaysia to serve as a jury member of the Malaysian International Film Festival (MIFFEST). This masterclass was the second part of the Andreas Dresen programme organised by the School of Modern …

UNMC student stood third at the Asian English Olympics

On 8-13 February 2017, more than 500 students from across Asia flew in to Jakarta for the very prestigious tournament called Asian English Olympics. One of our students, Dinesh Jayabalan from the School of English, was one of those who ambitiously took part in the speech contest. After going through two prelimary rounds, Dinesh managed …

‘The Christmas Tree Project’ Cheque Presentation

  The Christmas Tree Project  led by Carol D’Cruz and officiated by Provost and CEO Professor Graham Kendall extended its proceeds in a mock cheque ceremony on the 23rd of February 2017. The recipients of the cheques were representatives from Persatuan Kebajikan Kasih, Yayasan UNMC and the Student Association of UNMC. Among those present were …

Reading at Malchin Testament Launch

Prior to last Friday’s launch of Malchin Testament, Professor Malachi invited my coursemates and I to read works of late Malaysian poets Hilary Tham, Ee Tiang Hong and Omar Mohd. Nor. Since Michelle Beth and I have been studying the works of Malaysian poets closely as part of our course, we were elated and honoured …

The first 100 days

When you take a new job or even during the interview, you are often asked what you will do in your first 100 days. It can be a double-edged sword. While you want to make a difference, you do not want to make major changes without seeking advice and understanding the role further. I took …

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 …

UNMC to COP22

Dulanga N. S. Witharanage, a final year student of the School of Geographical and Environmental Sciences and Jasmin Irisha Jim Ilham, an alumnus of the School of Biosciences are representing the University of Nottingham, Malaysia Campus (UNMC) at the 22nd Conference of the Parties (COP22), United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) from 7th …

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, …