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 …

An Oscar for Careers Adviser!

Once again, our Career Adviser, Kevin Lim Khee Leng, has won an Oscar Award for UNM Best Support Staff. Woohoo, congratulations Kevin! Kevin was presented with the award at the UNM Staff Oscars Award which took place at the Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur. It has been the third consecutive year Kevin has won the award. …

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 …