Alumni Testimonial – Ooi Shu Hao (MPharm, 2019)

Shu Hao (MPharm 2+2 class of 2019) is currently working as business development pharmacist at Hovid Berhad.   Describe your career journey. After completing my pre-reg training at Hyson Green Pharmacy, Nottingham, I went back to Malaysia and ventured into the world of pharmaceutical industry.   Describe your job scope and experience. As a business …

Life as an International Student in MPharm

This article is written by Anas Samy Abdelhamed Abusikken, MPharm 2+2 Year 2 student (moving to Year 3). Read his Year 1 experience here: https://blogs.nottingham.edu.my/pharmacy/2021/08/20/3422/       I will keep this blog post short and sweet, complete opposite of what Year 2 was. Jokes aside, after year 1 which was completely online, switching back …

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 …

Alumni Testimonial – Melody Kan (2011)

Melody Kan (MPharm 2+2 class of 2011) is currently working as a clinical pharmacist across 2 general practitioner (GP) practices running diabetes and hypertension clinics in the UK. She was one of the invited speakers for School of Pharmacy x Alumni and Donor Relations Office “Women in Healthcare” Webinar in Nov 2021.   What inspired …

Student Research Internship Experience – School of Pharmacy

During the summer break in 2021, I was planning a pharmacy placement in a hospital or a community pharmacy, but they were not feasible due to transportation and COVID-19 pandemic. To utilise my long summer break and not to miss the summer internship opportunities provided by the University of Nottingham Malaysia School of Pharmacy, I …

MPharm Student Wins Top 25 Talentbank Future Leader Award

MPharm Year 2 Student from the University of Nottingham Malaysia (UNM), Mabeth Tan Oon Ling, has won the “Top 25 Future Leader Award” by Talentbank. The Future Leader Award aims to recognise top university students who excel in both academics and extracurricular activities.   What is Future Leader Awards? Future Leader Awards is a programme …

PhD student secured 2021 Merdeka Award Grant for International Attachment

School of Pharmacy PhD student, Jessica Ooi, received the prestigious 2021 Merdeka Award Grant for International Attachment on 26th November 2021. The Merdeka Award Trust (MAT) is established by PETRONAS, ExxonMobil and Shell in 2007. The Merdeka Award Grant for International Attachment is one of the programmes introduced by MAT in 2011. The grant aims …

Student Sharing: My Hospital Attachment during Summer Break

Article written by Tan Yi Yan, MPharm 2+2 Year 2 student. She did her internship at Gleneagles Hospital during summer break 2021.       How did I find the intern position? When I was considering what to do with my three-month summer break, I chose to locate an intern to widen my perspective on …

First-Year International Student: Embracing Online Learning

This article is written by Anas Samy Abdelhamed Abusikken, MPharm 2+2 Year 1 student (moving to Year 2).   I think we all have to agree that throughout our life spans, the past couple of years have been the most unique, since no recent pandemic had the same effect as this one. For me personally, …

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 …