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Power Talk Series

The Vinod Sekhar Incubation Centre (VSIC) recently initiated and conducted Power Hour Talk series for all students, alumni and staff. According to the incubation centre, the talk series serves as a platform for CEO’s, entrepreneurs, successful start-ups and industry experts to share their knowledge, experience and expertise with the community at our University. The talks …

Universitas 21 Travel Award

Md Amirul Islam, a second year PhD student from the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Nottingham Malaysia is the recipient of the 2017/18 Universitas 21 (U21) Travel Award. Amirul is under the supervision of Professor Andy Chan and Dr Matthew Ashfold. The award of £3,000 allows Amirul to have a month-long attachment …

Science Day

On 1 February 2018, under the project “Promoting Science Using Microscopes”, the Department of Biomedical Sciences together with Biomedical Sciences Society and Rotaract Club hosted a one-day event for students from Selayang Harmony, Sunway Mentari and Manna House Learning Centre. These centres, as registered by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), provide education …

Ganoderma: A Basal Stem Rot Disease

Representing a type of mushroom, Ganoderma boninense causes basal stem rot, the most devastating disease affecting oil palm in the last 50 years. The incidences and severity of the disease are so widespread it affects almost all plantations, with some recording up to 90 percent of incidence within the first year of planting oil palm. …

Ingenuity18 Taster Session

Ingenuity18’s first taster session was held on 15 December 2017 at the Vinod Sekhar Incubation Centre (VSIC) at the University of Nottingham Malaysia. The event was designed to inspire and develop future leaders and innovators who can help transform society and add to the global impact of the University. It also strove to uncover the …

Entrepreneurial Leaders Programme

Entrepreneurial Leaders Program (ELP) is an initiative by the Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia to foster and enhance entrepreneurial leadership at Malaysian Higher Education Institutions. The programme aims to provide a learning experience for delegates that fully reflect the ethos and spirit of experiential learning and the development of academics and managers to entrepreneurial leaders. …

Green Fingers: Composting Workshop

At the University of Nottingham Malaysia, surrounded by serene, green gardens, our students experience the benefits of good soil daily. Developing that good soil, however, is not something everyone has experienced. An enthusiastic group of students recently tried their hand at developing soil through composting at a workshop hosted by SEEN (Sustainable Environmental Education Network). …

“Help The Penangnites” Campaign

As our local news has been reporting recently, the rising floodwaters in Penang have left a significant amount of damages that resulted in residents having to take pre-emptive measures by relocating to flood relief centres. The severity of the flood was demonstrated through reports of areas that have never been flooded before, which had been …

IJN Ride 4 Your Heart – “Ride Hard, Strong Heart”

On 26 November 2017, about 1,700 cyclists took part in the 2nd edition of ‘IJN Ride 4 Your Heart 2017’, which took place at the University of Nottingham Malaysia. The event was jointly organised by the National Heart Institute (Institut Jantung Negara, IJN) and GoSportz. This year, the event has attracted foreign participants from 18 …

Let’s Talk!

Let’s Talk! is back and will be hosted by our very own Students’ Association president Tormalli! The short programme that will be posted on video platform YouTube is an informal platform for our campus Students’ Association (SA) executives to communicate on the latest happenings in the SA. As of this week, we will have our campus …