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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 …

Teh Tarik Session Vol. 2

This post is written by Dr Tissa Chandesa, Research Training Development Manager. We organised our second Teh Tarik session on 7 February 2018. Professor Khong Kok Wei, Associate Dean of Research for Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences delivered this session. Over the duration of the 1.5-hour long session, Professor Khong examined the selection criteria for …

Winner of U21 PGR Travel Award 2017/2018

This post is written by Dr Tissa Chandesa, Research Training Development Manager.   We are pleased to announce that Md Amirul Islam has been awarded the Universitas 21 (U21) Travel Award 2017/2018. Amirul is a Second Year PhD student from the Department of Civil Engineering, under the supervision of Professor Andy Chan and Dr Matthew Ashfold. Amirul …

Call for Articles

Have an idea or experience to share? Send to us! We invite you to write a one-page article on your life as a postgraduate student at UNMC. We would like to capture and showcase the experience of our postgraduate students. There is no limit to what you can write about – it can be a …

Graduate School Bulletin, March 2018

Issue 02/2018 (07) This bulletin provides monthly updates on upcoming events and activities by the Graduate School. Researcher Development Programme Upcoming RDP courses are listed below: Date Time Course 5 March 2018 10am – 12 noon Nature of the PhD and the Supervision Process 5 March 2018 2pm – 4pm Introduction to Development Needs Analysis …