Alumni Testimonial: Gan Shang Yen (2019)

3 years ago, I barged into this place. Cluelessly, not knowing what’s ahead of me. 3 years later, here I dressed in a robe, beaming in triumph, savouring the fruits of my labour. As a First-class degree holder of BSc (Hons) Pharmaceutical and Health Sciences in 2019, my 3-year study in University of Nottingham Malaysia …

Alumni Testimonial: Elizabeth Ng Yan Xin (2017)

I am currently a community pharmacist working for Lloyds Pharmacy in the UK. The 2+2 MPharm Programme has equipped me well with the fundamental knowledge and skills to secure a pre-registration post and qualification as a pharmacist in the UK. The first three years of the MPharm course covered all the important chapters of the …

Alumni Testimonial: Sue Wen Leo (2012)

On the 11 March 2020, World Health Organisation declared the outbreak of Covid-19 a pandemic. What followed on the next three months are a whirlwind of challenges on infection control measures, management of personal protective equipment and most importantly, treatment of patients coming to the hospital door. As a Senior Antimicrobial Pharmacist, I have been …

Moving to UK Campus: Wong Wei Kit (MPharm Year 3)

It’s currently 2020 and I have just completed my third year of MPharm in the UK campus. They say second year is the toughest year of MPharm course. To me, the toughest semester is the first one in third year. Don’t worry though. We’ve been through two years of grueling MPharm DMP modules, come on, …

Alumni Testimonial – Mak Yin Ying (2016)

For those of you who are unsure whether you have chosen the right path by enrolling yourself in the Master of Pharmacy (MPharm) at the University of Nottingham, worry not. I could not be more wrong to think pharmacists only work in either a hospital, retail pharmacy or pharmaceutical company and all they do is …

Alumni Testimonial: Yip Yan Sze (2019)

Biocon is a well-established biopharmaceutical company in its homeland India, where it manufactures active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) and generic drugs. In Malaysia, Biocon is a relatively new biosimilar manufacturing plant located in Johor focusing on insulin production. After graduating in May 2019, I took some time off to freshen up my mind and to contemplate …

Alumni Testimonial: Vinsensius Felix Putra Andy (2018)

I earned by BSc(Hons) in Pharmaceutical and Health Sciences in 2018 from the University of Nottingham Malaysia (UNM). Throughout my undergraduate journey, the university has instilled knowledge and practical skills that would allow me to flourish in the working world. Furthermore, I developed my confidence when speaking publicly and when working with others – all …

Alumni Testimonial: Asyraf Samsudin (2018)

I graduated with a First Class BSc. (Hons.) in Pharmaceutical and Health Sciences from University of Nottingham Malaysia (UNM). The three-year program has equipped me with a lot of necessary erudition to survive in a post-undergraduate world. I have developed multiple soft skills, including critical thinking, problem solving and effective communications which helped build my …

Alumni Testimonial: Diyana Azmy (2017)

I graduated with BSc (Hons) Pharmaceutical and Health Sciences in 2017. I have always thought I would be in a lab doing research up until my 3-month summer internship with one of Malaysia’s largest listed integrated pharmaceutical group, Pharmaniaga Berhad. They placed me at one of their retail pharmacies during the internship and I was …

Alumni Testimonial: Teo Yeung Yeu (2018)

Pre-registration training Community pharmacy at Nottingham, UK (Editor: At the moment of writing Yeong Yeu was also busy preparing for pre-reg exams). Favourite moments doing 2+2 MPharm We were given the opportunities to attend both independent pharmacy and hospital placements in Malaysia – these experiences allowed us to gain important insights in the local pharmacy …