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Study at University of Nottingham Malaysia!

Search for the University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus (UNMC) online and you would get a barrage of information on the courses offered, fun facts about the environment the University is situated in, the famous alumni, the first class facilities and much more. As such, this post will also add to the topic of why you …

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Teachers’ Day 2022

We would like to wish all teachers a Happy Teachers’ Day!

Application call extended for UNM PhD Scholarship

Application call is now extended to final semester Master’s students of UNM with closing date extended to Sunday 29 May 2022 We are pleased to announce that the UNM PhD Scholarship is now open for applications to high-achieving final year (Year 3/ Year 4) undergraduate students of UNM with potential First Class Honours, and final …

Forage Virtual Work Experience Programs: Let’s Hear What They Say!

UNM Careers Advisory Service has partnered with Forage (previously called as Inside Sherpa) to offer all UNM students with practical work experience through Virtual Work Experience Programs. Through this challenging time of pandemic, CAS initiated this program to improve the students’ marketability, and continue build their skills and confidence for their smooth transition from university to the …

Virtual STEM Carnival 2022

STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) education is largely considered to be the key to meet the demands of constantly evolving job markets, as well as the challenges that emerge with the Fourth Industrial Revolution (IR 4.0). As part of an effort to nurture students’ interests and provide students a platform to explore STEM-related subjects, …

Study Abroad Experience in the UK Campus: Rachel Yeoh (MPharm)

    Being an undergraduate student amidst the unfamiliarity of COVID-19 was definitely a challenge. With the direness of the situation and everyone filled with anxiety and fear from uncertainty, I am beyond grateful for the staff and friends I made through the 2 + 2 Master of Pharmacy programme.  For the 19/20 batch, we …

University of Nottingham celebrates over 300 graduates at a physical ceremony

The University of Nottingham Malaysia (UNM) celebrates more than 300 graduands from the Classes of 2021 and 2022. This marks the first physical graduation ceremony since the pandemic as the last ceremony was in February 2020. The physical graduation ceremonies were held on 26 and 27 February at UNM’s stunning campus, hosting graduands, loved ones …

Critical Thinking 101: A guide for students

This piece is written by Nicole Koh, a year 2 psychology student. The Problem Let’s face it, you clicked on this article because you wanted to learn how to write better essays. Even after reading through the feedback your TA or lecturers gave, you still do not quite understand what they mean by “lacking critical …

Congratulations, new FOSE graduates!

It has been a tough year, no doubt; not what a lot of students expect as their final year at university. The move towards a virtual environment, the isolation and lack of social interaction, new ways of assessment, and many more factors of distress caused by the pandemic, and yet, our graduates made it. Not …

A Journey of Raising Awareness on People with Special Needs – Ts. Dr. Bavani Ramayah

I am very grateful for being shortlisted for the Policy Impact and Public Engagement Awards. A dream that I have is huge and this recognition would be a stepping-stone for me to flourish as a responsible human to the society. I am a self-starter who embraces new ideas that could give positive impact towards society. …

COVID-19: support for postgraduate researchers and invitation to a virtual town hall

In my latest update, I am pleased to clarify news of support for the University’s PGRs whose studies have been affected by COVID-19, and supervisors. I’m also inviting UNM’s research community to join me at a virtual town hall meeting that will enable us to consider together what the “new normal” might look like for …

LSGPDF 2019: A Journey Towards Diversity and Growth

My trip to the UK campus, from 13 to 20 November 2019, visiting the Faculty of Engineering, School of Computer Science, Psychology and Biosciences was truly an eye opening experience. I would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to all the UK colleagues for their warm hospitality and discussion sessions with me. Their enthusiasm …

Graduation Speech by Jasmin Irisha Jim Ilham

A very good afternoon to Professor Nick Miles, OBE, Pro-Vice Chancellor, University of Nottingham; Professor Graham Kendall, CEO, Provost of University Of Nottingham Malaysia Campus and Pro-Vice Chancellor of University of Nottingham, esteemed members of the faculty, distinguished guests, fellow graduates. Dear Class of 2017 – Congratulations! You made it. Today is your day. A special, momentous …

American Disruption

Professor Todd Landman reviews the inauguration of Donald Trump and the days that followed. Friday 20 January  and Saturday 21 January 2017 will go down in American history as some of the most dramatic and starkly contrasting days in US politics for some time. The inauguration of Donald Trump on 20 January 2017 as the 45th …

Farewell Dr Irwin

Dr Derek Irwin, Head of School of English, was celebrated with an evening of performances at the Drama Studio last Thursday as he bids UNMC goodbye to further his research at the Ningbo campus. UNMC’s Performing Arts Platform held an open stage farewell performance, themed ‘Departure’, featuring choral numbers, orchestral pieces, poetry recitals, video screenings …

Nottingham in Parliament Day

I stood looking over the House of Commons Terrace at 2200 on Tuesday evening after the final event of Nottingham in Parliament Day feeling enormous pride in what had just unfolded, and wondering, ‘how on earth did we pull that off’? The day had started the day before, with a radio interview when I was …

10th ANNIVERSARY SHARING SERIES – Student Experience on Campus (Part II)

Here comes to second part, what have the students said about their peers and feeling upon graduation? Say something about your classmates? Celestine: I love how close-knitted we are; only having 23 students in Nutrition. I love how I know every single one of my classmates by name, if not by the outfit they wear. …

Conference: Funding Research on a Changing Landscape (24-25 Aug Aug 2016)

On the 24-25 Aug 2016, in conjunction with MIDA (Malaysian Investment Development Authority), the University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus (UNMC) held the inaugural “Funding Research on a Changing Landscape” conference. We were very fortunate to have an excellent line up of speakers, led by Prof Tan Sri Zakri, the Chief Scientific Advisor to the Prime …

Transnational education – growth at the expense of quality? A @uniworldnews webinar, 24 May 2016

On 24 May, I had the opportunity to participate in a highly interactive webinar session hosted by University World News in partnership with DrEducation, LLC. The successful webinar attracted 950 higher education professionals globally. The aim of the webinar is to accomplish three things, which I felt the hosts did. They are to create an …

Ben Hunte: 3 Ways UNMC Has Changed My Life (So Far!)

Happy 15th Birthday, UNMC! I remember arriving at the campus for the first time, standing at the back of the Students’ Association building, and looking at the insane view – jungle as far as the eye could see. Just a few days earlier, I was packing up my room in London, preparing to move to …

The end of last week was quite empty in the CELE corridor, since over half the team had gone to the MELTA conference in Kuching. This is a large academic conference, focused on the wider world of English language teaching in Malaysia and beyond, this year featuring Asia TEFL- thus making it two conferences in …

KL’s new financial district

KL’s new financial district Recently, myself and my colleague, Nafis Alam wrote a piece for an online publication called “The Conversation”. Our article was prompted by the ambitions of the Government of Malaysia to transform Kuala Lumpur into a major financial centre through the construction of the Tun Razak Exchange (TRX). In our article we sought …