Field Trip to AirAsia

On the 25th of Oct, Careers Advisory Service (CAS) made a collaboration with the Computer Science Society (CSS) for a field trip to AirAsia to introduce career opportunities for computer science students. Jordan, a recruiter who is responsible for procuring talents in the computer science field for AirAsia, said that impact is what AirAsia strives …

Embrace the Industry 4.0 with Visumé

As part of the Careers Advisory Service’s Get Ready Get Hired programme, CAS has invited Graduan to introduce the concept of a Visumé (Video Resumé). According to Graduan, since we are towards the era of digitalization with the emphasis of Industry 4.0, the employers these days are open to the concept of a Visumé as …

Frost & Sullivan Shares How to Strategize Career Planning

On the 23rd of October, Careers Advisory Service (CAS) invited guest speakers from Frost & Sullivan, a globally renowned research and consulting firm, to conduct a talk on “Career Planning Strategies” for International Students Career Series in the University of Nottingham Malaysia. According to one of the starred guests, Mr. Narciso―a representative of the company, …

Get to Know CAS at Careers Open House 2019

Time flies so fast, finally the summer break has ended. It is time for Careers Advisory Service (CAS) to welcome the fresh start of Autumn semester with Careers Open House! On Oct 9, Careers Open House has been organised which took place in HB14, from 12pm to 2pm. Throughout the open house, the students mingled …

I Was Hired on the Day of Interview!

By, Muhammad Shahrizal bin Shaharudin (Bsc (Hons) Biomedical Sciences).  I enrolled for Foundation in Science at UNM before joining Bachelors in Biomedical Sciences. Currently, I am working with Pharmaniaga Manufacturing Berhad. My responsibility revolves around two main focus; Product Development (R&D) and Pilot Batch Up-scaling. What was your career path that led you to your …

From Engineering to Consulting: Thanks to Personal Aspirations!

By, Cheah Kok Fye (Bachelor’s Degree (Hons) Accounting and Finance). “Leng zai, (meaning handsome boy; commonly used by the Chinese community to address male strangers), must get a job that is related to your studies or else you will waste your parents’ money…” – this was what everyone kept telling me when I was a …

2 UNM Students Heading to MGAC Global Finals Representing Malaysia

Congratulations to Eugene Hoo and Jesper Huang for winning the Maybank Go Ahead. Challenge (MGAC) 2019 National Finals and advancing to Global Finals, representing University of Nottingham Malaysia and our beloved country, Malaysia, together with the other global finalists! “The journey to MGAC Global Finals was a very tough one, one which I had to persevere through. The …

The Battle Has Begun: Six UNM Students Advance into National Finals of MGAC 2019

Maybank Go Ahead. Challenge (MGAC) has made its comeback! Welcoming students from all study disciplines and nationalities, it returns with a new theme, #ChallengeofChoice. Eager to experience challenges that will stretch their boundaries and unlock their potentials, about more than 40 participants – mostly were from University of Nottingham Malaysia (UNM), and other local and …

Internship Helps Me Deciding My Career Path

By, Amelia Andrew Nazareth (Bsc (Hons) Pharmaceutical and Health Sciences). After I completed my high school education, I did my pre-university at Sunway College, completing the Monash University Foundation Year program. After which I did my diploma in Pharmaceutical Sciences at Cardiff University, and finally enrolled at the University of Nottingham Malaysia majoring in BSc …

UNM Lecturers Industrial Visit to Maybank

The Malaysian Education Blueprint 2015-2025 (Higher Education) has highlighted the need to take collaboration between universities and the industry to the next level. Hence, Careers Advisory Service (CAS) took an initiative to organize a Nottingham Lecturers Industrial Visit to Maybank, Malaysia’s largest financial services group and the leading banking group in Southeast Asia. A group …