LinkedIn Employer Talk: Tips & Tricks for Students

“If you are on social media, and you are not learning, not laughing, not being inspired or not networking, then you are using it wrong.” On April 3, Careers Advisory Service (CAS) has conducted a LinkedIn employer talk, which presented by Kent Tan, the Assistant Manager of Human Resource (Human Capital) from PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Malaysia. …

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 …

UNM Careers Fair 2019: Connecting Students to Dream Careers

For many fresh graduates, entering the workforce can be daunting. Job hunting can be competitive, so it is never too early for students to expose themselves to career opportunities and form networks with potential employers. On March 13 and 14, Careers Advisory Service (CAS) hosted the University of Nottingham Malaysia (UNM) Careers Fair 2019. The …

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; …

Discovering Careers in PHIR #2

On 27th February 2019, Careers Advisory Service (CAS) once again collaborated with PHIR-NOTT, a student body from the School of Politics, History and International Relations (PHIR), to host a second careers event named ‘Discovering Careers with PHIR #2′. The first event, which took place last November, was discussing careers opportunity within the government ministries and …

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 …

My Career Journey to Becoming A Human Resource Manager

By, Jie How Lim (BEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering). I graduated in 2014. I had applied for Future Leader Programme (FLP), a kind of accelerated development management trainee programme at GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), one of the top leading pharmaceutical and consumer healthcare companies; joined and graduated from the programme as a Human Resource Manager for …

Celebrate the Year of Luck with CAS

On the day of Chap Goh Mei, Careers Advisory Service (CAS) celebrated the last day of Chinese New Year (CNY) with the students! As we were still in the festive mood, CAS welcomed the students to join Careers Open House to celebrate the year of Pig, which representing luck, good fortune, wealth and prosperity, located …

NAA LinkedIn Profile Competition: Congratulations to the Winners!

In this digital era, LinkedIn is emerging as a platform for professionals in the country to establish their brand, gain insights, network, recruit talents or find career opportunities. With an aim to give exposure and provide guidance to the students about LinkedIn, Careers Advisory Service (CAS) took an initiative to conduct a Nottingham Advantage Award …

UNM Recognised by JobStreet.com for Preferred University Program

We’ve got good news! On 18th of  January 2019, the University of Nottingham Malaysia (UNM) has been awarded as one of the 10 private universities recommended by Jobstreet.com. for producing quality graduates for the workforce at the Recognition of Jobstreet.com Preferred University and Preferred Professional Body program 2019. Started with opening speech by the Country …