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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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Futureproof Your Resume with HAYS

Crafting a striking resume is not a fun or simple task, and to remain a strong candidate in the ever-changing job market, you must be able to write a resume that will increase your chances of being considered for the job. Under the Get Ready Get Hired (GRGH) event series, Careers Advisory Service (CAS) conducted …

Virtual Workshop

The School of Computer Science presents a virtual workshop (STEM School Outreach Workshop in conjunction with CS Week). Title of Workshop: Introduction to Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning Date: Sat, 23rd Oct 2021 Time: 10am – 12pm Venue: Zoom Students may join by registering with the link below: https://bit.ly/3lxzvTL

Postgraduate Research Students Survey

A survey for postgraduate research students We at the Graduate School are launching this survey aiming at postgraduate research students (PGRs) to understand the issues affecting your research progress. The information from the survey will help us in supporting strategic decisions and determining areas for improvement. We would appreciate it if you could spare a …

Student Sharing: Internship Experience at Pantai Hospital

This article is written by Tan Ban Li, Biomedical Sciences Year 3 student.     How did you find the internship position?  When I first started looking for an internship position, I browsed through the websites of many different medical laboratories including Sunway medical laboratories, Gribbles pathologies, KPJ Lablink and so on and I would …

Introduction: New Student Writer

Some of you may already know Dr Yap Kian Lim. He is a civil engineering graduate and an alumnus. He is also one of our recent graduates, having graduated in August 2021 with a PhD in civil engineering. He joined us on 8 September, replacing Fathima Shamra Mohamed Rifai (Shamra), who had moved to write …

Student Sharing: My Industrial Internship Experience at Kotra Pharma

Article written by Tan Zhi Xuan, Pharmaceutical and Health Sciences Year 3 student. He worked as R&D Formulation Intern with Kotra Pharma (M) Sdn. Bhd for 3 months during the summer break this year. What did I do? I get to understand and experience the in-process of a generic drug product development, from desktop research, carrying …

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 …