Teh Tarik Session Vol. 3

Our third series of Teh Tarik session was recently held on 25 April 2018. This session featured a talk by Dr Jim Chai on Photovoice – a qualitative method used for community-based participatory research to document and reflect reality. Dr Chai was the recipient of the Universitas 21 (U21) Early Career Researcher (ECR) Travel Grant 2017. The …

[Invitation] Postgraduate Showcase 2018

We are pleased to invite all staff and students to attend our Postgraduate Showcase scheduled for 3 May 2018 (Thursday) at 10am – 12noon in H1B11. The showcase aims to promote public engagement, open discussion and exchange of views and opinions with a wider audience, who are not necessarily acquainted with the research topic or …

[Call for Abstracts] UNMC LINK’18 PG Conference

This is posted on behalf of the Postgraduate Students’ Network (PGSN) of UNMC. A Student-led Interdisciplinary Research Conference What is LINK? LINK is a research conference by postgraduate students, for postgraduate students. Its goal is to empower postgraduate students to share and celebrate their research in a positive, constructive and collaborative space, and to facilitate …

Invitation: Workshops

In conjunction with the Nottingham Research Leaders Programme (NRLP) delegation visit to UNMC, we are pleased to invite all postgraduate students and academic staff on campus to attend the workshops listed below. These workshops will be delivered by Mr Parmjit Dhugga (Head of Researcher Development, UK Graduate School) and Dr Jiin Woei Lee (Research Training …

Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey (PTES) 2018

Postgraduates, share your insights with us… You could win a cash prize of RM150! The University of Nottingham and the Higher Education Authority will be launching the online 2018 Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey (PTES) from 9 April – 15 May 2018. If you are a taught postgraduate student you will receive an email containing a …

Graduate School Newsletter, April 2018

Nucleus Issue 02/18 (30) This newsletter provides quarterly updates on recent events and activities by the Graduate School. Winner announced for U21 PGR Travel Award 2017/2018 The Universitas 21 (U21) Travel Award is a competitive award to support high quality doctoral students to develop their professional profile via a month long visit to any U21 …

Talk on maximising your postgraduate journey

This post is written by Dr Tissa Chandesa, Research Training Development Manager.  From time to time, the Graduate School would be invited to do a 90-minute talk on Getting Started! A quick guide to maximising your postgraduate journey for part-time postgraduate taught students at our Kuala Lumpur Teaching Centre (KLTC) in Chulan Tower. Thank you …

First Day at UNMC

This post is contributed by Saira Riaz, a postgraduate student from the School of Education, undertaking Masters in Educational Leadership and Management.   I still remember my first day at UNMC. When the taxi stopped at the main gate and I got out, I saw the lush green landscape and my mouth opened wide. I kept …

Coffee & Cake Session 2/2018

The second Coffee and Cake session this year was held on 23 March 2018. In this session, a feedback form was introduced to gauge the postgraduate students’ perceptions and feedback from the Coffee and Cake sessions. This is part of our continuous effort to improve our engagement level and to stay relevant with the postgraduate students. We would like …

Games & Pizza Night

The Postgraduate Students’ Network (PGSN) recently organised its inaugural Games & Pizza Night on 9 March 2018. The turnout was excellent with an attendance of more than 50 postgraduate students! This new initiative aimed to provide an opportunity for the postgraduate students to socialise, network and play games as well as to have the platform …