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UNMC Team ranked second in Malaysia at IEEE Xtreme Competition

It was a joyful day for CuddleBiscuits, The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus‘ (UNMC) very own team that participated in a rather exhilarating IEEE Xtreme Programming Competition 9.0 on Monday 26 October 2015. They spent 24 hours in a self-imposed isolated room, locked in a ruthless virtual battle against teams from all over the world. Fueled …

“Emerging from jungle to a carbon copy of University Park felt quite surreal”: an alum’s Malaysia moments

David Marsden, 29, was among the first six students on the BA Management with East Asia Studies at The University of Nottingham. He spent his second year at the Malaysia campus in Semenyih, in 2005, which was the year it opened its doors for the first time. Now working in Human Resources for Lloyds Bank’s …

Water4Power

After a successful Water4Life campaign in 2014, Dr Ting Kang Nee, head of the Department of Biomedical Sciences, is kicking off another project to empower rural area in the heart of Sarawak called Water4Power. The main objective is to generate hydroelectricity for villages such as Kampung Sapit, but the team also strives to provide education, health and waste management, …

Tri Campus games 2015

We began the much awaited journey on the 20th of June after losing 11 international players due to visa issues. This years’ tri campus was a much awaited experience as it was to be hosted where it all began in the UK campus. Teams had been selected after much tedious trial, where the sports complex …

UNMC #Throwback

Since the launch of the Semenyih campus, UNMC has continued to enrich lives and communities, where our students transform into outstanding alumni and contributing members of the global society, season after season. In conjunction with UNMC celebrating its 15-year mark (#UNMC15), we would like to take you on a quick walk down memory lane. The following photographs …

Rebuilding Nepal – Donation Update

Namaste! (A customary greetings in Nepal) Some update on this donation drive. The bake and food sale that took place on 13th May was a success with many staff and students who have generously donated food and supported the event. A total of RM1,682 was raised. Many thanks to Carol for organising this event. The …

Rebuilding Nepal

Editorial notes: Dr Ting initiated the Climb for Life 2 by climbing the Himalayan peak in aid of preschoolers on 13 – 23 April, 2015 to raise RM35,000. The Climb for Life 2 team survived the earthquake and is home safely. Blog post by Dr Ting Kang Nee. I am writing to update on my previous …

The Champion and Best Speaker of the BDO Challenge 2014!

NUBS students have emerged the Champion and Best Speaker of the BDO’s Be D One Challenge 2014 held on 13 December. BDO in Malaysia is a member firm of BDO International, the world’s fifth largest network of professional firms providing audit, advisory and tax services to businesses ranging from established multinational conglomerates to growth-oriented organisations, whether public or private. …

Our teams won 1st & 2nd prize at the Internet-of-Things & Hackathon (IoT-thon)

Congratulations to our teams for winning both the First Prize as well as the Second Prize at the finals of IOT-thon. Participating teams were from UM, USM, UTAR and, of course, UNMC. In collaboration with University of Malaya (UM), Malaysia Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) and Iconix Consulting Sdn. Bhd.,  the first UM-MCMC IoT-thon was …