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Call for Participations: Postgraduate Showcase 2018

Present a poster and stand a chance to win prizes worth RM2,200 Our annual Research Showcase is back with a new name, Postgraduate Showcase. This competition is a great opportunity for postgraduate taught and research students to share their passions for their research projects, practice their presentation skills and engage with the wider audience. 1. …

An early Chinese New Year Celebration

Our annual Chinese New Year celebration for postgraduate students was held on 7 February 2018. It was a celebration in advance before everyone is off for the holidays. The postgraduate students seemed to appreciate the avenue to have an early festive luncheon in celebration of the Chinese lunar calendar’s most important festival. Although the food …

Graduate School Bulletin, February 2018

Issue 01/2018 (06) This bulletin provides monthly updates on upcoming events and activities by the Graduate School. Postgraduate Student Teachers (PST) Programme Upcoming PST courses are listed below: Date Time Course 5 February 2018 10am – 12.30pm ¬†Preparing to Teach in Higher Education 5 February 2018 2pm – 4.30pm ¬†Health and Safety 6 February 2018 …

Call for Applications: Postgraduate Teaching Assistant Award 2018

The application call for our annual Postgraduate Teaching Assistant Award is now open. The award recognises and celebrates examples of innovative teaching and support of learning. Applicants may support teaching and learning through a wide range of activities, including: demonstrating in laboratory classes, distance learning, leading seminars or tutorials, supporting project work, lecturing or assessing …

Coffee & Cake Session 1/2018 & First Catch-up Meeting with PG Reps

The first Coffee and Cake session this year was held on 26 January 2018. We are pleased to see a great turnout! This social gathering session was indeed a good platform for postgraduate students to temporarily get way from their work and catch-up with fellow postgraduate students whilst enjoying coffee and cakes. The session started …

[Call for Nominations] Postgraduate Prize Awards 2018

The nomination call for our annual Postgraduate Prize Awards is now open. The awards recognise accomplishments in research, publications, conferences and contributions to the postgraduate community. Each prize award has a value of RM750. Each year Schools are invited to nominate postgraduate research students for the University’s Postgraduate Prize Awards. Each School is only able …

Dr Jane Wellens wins U21 award

The Universitas 21 (U21) Award was created in 2012 to recognise the innovative work being delivered at U21 member universities towards the internationalisation of higher education. Head of Graduate School at the UK Campus, Dr Jane Wellens, is the University’s representative within the U21 Group of Deans and Directors of Graduate Studies. The award honours …

Graduate School Newsletter, January 2018

Issue 01/18 (29) This newsletter provides quarterly updates on recent events and activities by the Graduate School. Images of Research Photography Competition Our annual photography competition was held in November 2017. This competition was designed for postgraduate students to take interesting and innovative photographs that best capture their postgraduate experience. The theme was Resilience in …

Images of Research: So What’s It Really Like?

The winners of 2017 Images of Research Photography Competition share their experiences participating and subsequently winning the competition. They also share some insights and tips for future participants. We hope that these sharing of experiences are useful especially for those who intend to take part in the competition next year. Winner – Chan Zi Yang, …

A recap of 2017 Images of Research Photography Competition

This post is written by Dr Lee Jiin Woei, Research Training Development Manager. The Images of Research Photography Competition was held in the month of November this year. It was opened to both postgraduate research and taught students. The theme was Resilience in Research. Thirty participants submitted their original photographic image (sharpening and minimal cropping …