Get Ready Get Hired: The Benefits of Networking

A workshop about Networking Skill was organised on the 13th of November, under its certificate programme “Get Ready Get Hired”. The workshop’s aim was to highlight the importance of networking for career purposes as well as equip UNM students with the necessary networking tips and tricks. During the session, Ms. Anna Cheong, Chief Executive Officer …

How to Stand Out on LinkedIn by PwC

On the 21st of November, Careers Advisory Service had organised a talk for participating students in the NAA module, “Optimising Your LinkedIn Profile”. The talk was aimed at highlighting the usefulness of having a LinkedIn account as well as to equip students with the necessary knowledge to optimise their LinkedIn profiles. The session was hosted …

A Talk with the People Behind Our Electrical Appliances: SIRIM

As part of the Discovering Careers in Engineering, the engineering societies in UNM (IEM, IChemE, IMechE, ICE and IEEE) had collaborated with Careers Advisory Service (CAS) to present to the students – “Engineering Series Talks”. The goal of the talks and workshops are to enhance student’s knowledge regarding the field of engineering and to introduce …

University of Nottingham Malaysia Won the Best Career Centre of the Year 2019

We’ve made it!! University of Nottingham Malaysia was awarded the Best Career Centre of the Year 2019 (Private University) in the gradMalaysia Malaysia’s 100 Leading Graduate Employer Awards 2019. The award was presented by the Head of Products & Services of GTI Media Jaideep Patel to the Head of Careers Advisory Service (CAS) Alicia Ch’ng; …

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 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 …