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The University of Nottingham is the knowledge partner of Malaysia Business Sustainability Pulse Report 2022

University of Nottingham Malaysia (UNM) is the knowledge partner of the Malaysia Business Sustainability Pulse Report 2022 by UN Global Compact Network Malaysia & Brunei which was launched in September. The Report is a multi-collaborative effort to address the private sector sustainability data gap and shed light on current sustainability trends within the Malaysian business …

The Merdeka Lectures: Where Fun Meets Learning

The Merdeka Lectures is an inaugural lecture series organised by the Faculty of Science and Engineering (FOSE) and Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) of the University of Nottingham, Malaysia (UNM). A project inspired by the Royal Institution Christmas Lectures, the Merdeka Lectures aspires to create awareness and interest in high school students about …

UNM wins Outstanding Student Section Award for 2022

Institute of Engineers Malaysia (IEM) – University of Nottingham Malaysia (UNM) emerged as fourth-time winner of the Outstanding IEM Student Section Awards for the year 2022. This award was presented to the IEM-UNM Student Section on 30 October 2022. The award ceremony took place at the IEM Young Engineers National Summit 2022 (NATSUM 2022), which …

UNM hosted an Evening with Preeta Samarasan

The University of Nottingham Malaysia (UNM) hosted internationally renowned Malaysian author Preeta Samarasan at a reading session recently. A room full of students predominantly from UNM’s School of English attended the session where Preeta read her latest book Tale of the Dreamer’s Son, a novel that explores topics of religion and race in Malaysia. At …

The Merdeka Lectures 2022: FOSE – Four Amazing Sessions

Four FOSE lectures were held between 18 August and 14 September 2022 with over 500 participants from 10 schools in attendance. Here’s a closer look at what happened during the Merdeka Lectures 2022:   The Luck of (Genetic) Draw, 18 August 2022 Presented by Dr Then Sue-Mian, Dr Ho Weang Kee and Dr Eunice Ngai, …

Pursuing a better quality of life for all in an urbanising world

Dear Editor, Semenyih, Selangor, 3 October 2022 – Happy World Habitat Day! The United Nations (UN) designated the first Monday of October of every year as World Habitat Day to reflect on the state of our habitats, and the basic right of all to adequate shelter. It is also a day intended to remind the …

University of Nottingham Malaysia invited to create awareness on safe use of chemicals

The University of Nottingham Malaysia was invited by the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons  (OPCW) to organise a conference to raise the awareness of chemical security, which is the safe and peaceful use of chemistry among youths. This was done through a series of workshops run by key academics at UNM including Interim Provost and …

Award Ceremony for Vice Chancellor’s Medal

The University of Nottingham Malaysia organised an Awards Ceremony for the winners of the Vice Chancellor’s Medal, Long Service Award and the Jan Atkin Prize, on 16 February 2022. The Awards Ceremony was held to commemorate the success of staff and students who had contributed significantly to the University in the years 2020 and 2021. …

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 …

Swapping The Rat Race for Social Change, MBA-Qualified NGO Leaders Upskill and Reskill Malaysian Youth

This year’s International Day of Education, celebrated on 24 January, is themed, “Changing Course, Transforming Education”. It appropriately shines a light on the importance of changing the way we learn and teach, essentially promoting an affinity for lifelong learning. S T Rubaneswaran, founder and CEO of accelerator platform, BEYOND4 and Natalie Tan, Head of Transformational …