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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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Call for nominations and applications: Tri Campus Awards 2024 🏅

Nominations & applications now open for our annual Tri Campus Awards  These prestigious awards celebrate outstanding postgraduate researchers and research supervisors across the University of Nottingham. We invite you to apply and/or nominate those who deserve to be celebrated. This is an opportunity for us all to come together to recognise and celebrate colleagues who …

Experience Sharing: Summer Internship at Alpro Pharmacy

By Chong Zi Jia, currently MPharm (Pharmacy) year 2 student at UNM   Where did you do your summer internship? How long was it? I did my summer internship at Alpro Pharmacy Rasah Jaya, Seremban last year and it was a 2-week long placement.   What did it involve? During this placement, I was introduced …

Alumni Testimonial – Chuah Khang Shin (2021)

Chuah Khang Shin graduated with BSc (Hons) Biomedical Sciences in 2021. He recently completed his Masters degree at the University of Machester and is currently job hunting.   Do you remember what it was like during the pandemic? The government announcing 4 different types of MCOs that extended every other week? Or the blurry online …

Cultivating Excellence: Highlights from the Senior Fellows Network Event

The inaugural Senior Fellows Network Forum, held at the University of Nottingham on November 10th, brought together distinguished educators from Malaysia and Singapore. Moderated by UNM’s Director of Nottingham Recognition Scheme, Ts. Jaya Kumar Karunagharan, the event served as a melting pot of insights, with speakers sharing wisdom and a shared commitment to advancing educational …

A Resounding Debut: UNM’s LinkedUP Competition Redefines Professional Achievement

On November 29th, the Careers Advisory Service (CAS) celebrated a significant milestone with the successful conclusion of the inaugural LinkedUP: UNM LinkedIn Competition. This event showcased the university’s exceptional talent and set a new standard for professional excellence in Malaysia. Applause filled the venue as proud winners were announced, marking the triumph of an event …

FAQs: Summer Internship at the University of Nottingham UK

In this post, Nicole Koh tackles some questions students may have about the summer psychology internship programme at the University of Nottinghan UK FAQs 1. Do I need a VISA during this 3-month internship program in the UK? No, you do not require a student’s VISA for this internship. With a Malaysian passport, you are …

Internship Success Stories | Yasinda Samaranayake

Congratulations to Yasinda Samaranayake for his amazing contributions and experiences as an intern at Sysco Labs. We wish you all the best in the future and to an amazing career ahead! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AUVzi51sZTU

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 …