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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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Work Readiness Boot Camp: Are You Ready for the World of Work?

Without a doubt, COVID-19 has brought many changes to the world, including the world of work. The current unprecedented situation has made many of the students wondering how to improve their marketability and exploring opportunities in this new norm—which leads to a strategic initiative; Work Readiness Boot Camp. Work Readiness Boot Camp is a proactive …

Getting to grips with literature review

A pilot course  “If you are at the early stage of your PhD, writing your literature review can be a great challenge,” said Dr Revathy Sankaran, Research Training Development Assistant Manager at the Graduate School. So why is writing a literature review such a daunting work? And how you can tackle it? A pilot course …

My Experience as a Covid-19 Vaccination Centre Volunteer

In January 2020, the first COVID-19 case was reported in Malaysia marking the beginning of the devastating virus outbreak in the country. Now, a year later, a massive vaccine rollout is being carried out nationwide under the National COVID-19 Immunisation Programme (PICK). On the 15th and 16th May 2021, I volunteered as part of BP …

Computer Science Live Talk:

Join us at our virtual open days for CS live talk on Friday, 28 May 2021. Date: May 28, 2021 Time: 2:00 PM (Malaysia Time) Speakers: Dr. Marina Ng and Dr. Tomas Maul Live Talk Registration Link: https://bit.ly/34od6yB VOD Registration Link: https://bit.ly/2ThcRmT  

Journaling: More than just BuJo Aesthetics

This piece is written by our first year psychology student Nicole Koh. If you’ve spent more than 5 mins on Instagram, you’re bound to come across an aesthetically pleasing flat lay of someone’s work desk, possibly with an open journal with neat handwriting or impressive calligraphy font spread through their expensive Leuchttrum or Mossery notebook, …

Earth Day spotlight: Chen Hui Ling

Chen Hui Ling,  a second year PhD student from the School of Environmental and Geographical Sciences, was featured by the British High Commission in Malaysia on Women’s Day (8 March) for her research on microplastics in Malaysian rivers. As an environmentalist and an ardent advocate of the 3Rs (Reduce, Re-use, Recycle), Hui Ling intends to …

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. …

The Science in Life

Article written by: Siew Zhen Yun (Year 2 BSc Biomedical Sciences student) _________________________________________________________________________ As a biomedical scientist, I understand that everything around us is science, and everything under the same ecosphere is highly related to each other. I love to study the connection and interaction between living things and non-living things. Despite the global pandemic …

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 …