Careers e-Award 2019/2020: Career Mentoring

Congratulations to all Career Mentoring participants for the completion of the program! Introduced in 2014 as an Alumni Mentoring program, the program was revamped in 2018 as the Employer Lead e-Mentoring module, a new initiative under the Nottingham Advantage Award which saw the participation of 4 companies. In 2019, the program has been continued with …

Be Proactive: I Landed A Job Before Graduating!

By, Mohamad Nur Naquib Abd Halin (Master of Engineering (MEng) Mechanical Engineering).  Having burning passion in mechanical engineering since high school, I devoted six years in studying engineering. My journey is a bit longer than other people because I did Diploma in UiTM before I pursued my degree in UNM. After graduated, I joined Aker …

Standing Out: Interview & Assessment Centre Workshop by HAYS

With the tagline ‘We promote on the merit of your performance, you determine your success’ – HAYS Malaysia has already graced the students who attended the Pre-Careers Fair Series: Interview and Assessment Centre organised by Careers Advisory Service, with the knowledge of the working world. The theme of standing out from the crowd can already …

The Road Less Taken: Best Decision I’ve Ever Made

By, Nora Ramli (BA (Hons) English Language and Literature).  I flirted with the idea of pursuing English Literature all throughout high school, but ended up studying in Ireland as a medical scholar. My background was Pure Science, and I had a knack for Biology; my mother naturally dubbed me ‘the first doctor’ in the family, …

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 of Engineering (BEng) Mechanical Engineering). “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 …

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 …

Seize The Best Opportunity Even If It Means to Relocate

By, Lim Sher Maine (Bachelor’s Degree (Hons) Accounting and Finance). After my high school, I took A-level in MCKL and was accepted into Manchester University after the completion of my A-level. I always wanted to study abroad, however I failed to obtain a scholarship. Knowing that I will be studying locally, I was searching for …

Alumni Sharing at Discovering Careers in Health Sciences

On 7 November 2018, Discovering Careers in Health Science – Alumni Sharing was held at the Great Hall, from 2pm to 5pm. It was organised by BMed and PharmNotts, which supported by Careers Advisory Service (CAS). There were four alumni who had been invited to share their career journey and working experience to the students; …

I Love Pharmacy: Follow Your Passion; I Did!

By, Puvaindran Rajandran (Bsc (Hons) Pharmaceutical and Health Sciences). Little bit about myself, I have been working for close to 6 years now since graduating from University of Nottingham, School of Pharmacy. I graduated with Bsc (Hons) Pharmaceutical and Health Sciences from University of Nottingham in 2013. I am currently pursuing my Masters of Philosophy …