University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus
Universiti Nottingham Malaysia (Malay)
|University of Nottingham Malaysia (UNM)|
|Motto||Latin: Sapientia urbs conditur|
Motto in English
|A City is Built on Wisdom|
|Chairman||Admiral Tan Sri Dato' Setia Mohd Anwar Bin Hj Mohd Nor|
|Chancellor||Baroness Young of Hornsey OBE|
|Vice-Chancellor||Professor Shearer West|
|Provost||Professor Graham Kendall|
|1,200 (further education)|
|Colours||The University: Notts Blue |
House of Arts
House of Social Science
House of Divinity
House of Science
|Affiliations||Universitas 21, Universities UK|
|Branch campus of the University of Nottingham|
The University of Nottingham Malaysia is a private university branch campus of the University of Nottingham. The university is situated in Semenyih, Selangor, Malaysia. The university has been ranked as "excellent" or tier 5 in a scale of tier 1-6 and is classified as a private institution, by the Malaysian Ministry of Higher Education. 
The campus is run as a company called The University of Nottingham Malaysia Sdn Bhd (473520-K) with the provost being dual hatted as the CEO. The majority shareholder is Boustead Holdings.
The Malaysia campus was the first campus of a British university in Malaysia and one of the first to open outside Britain thus earning the distinction of the Queen's Awards for Enterprise 2001 and the Queen's Award for Industry (International Trade) 2006.
Following an invitation from the Ministry of education to establish an overseas campus, a partnership between Boustead Holdings Berhad, YTL Corporation Berhad and the University of Nottingham was formally announced in 1998.
This development was the first ever branch campus of a British University established outside of the UK.
The University of Nottingham welcomed its first 89 students in September 2000 in Kuala Lumpur. In 2005, the University relocated to 118 acre campus in Semenyih, in the valley of Broga Hill. In 2006, the campus reopened a Kuala Lumpur branch in Chulan Tower on Jalan Conlay to teach MBA students.
The Sports Complex on campus houses the recreational facilities such as two tennis courts, two squash courts, two badminton courts, a 25m swimming pool, a small gym and one big multipurpose field for rugby, football, frisbee etc. There is also a martial arts room within the complex. The complex also has a multipurpose hall with two multipurpose courts for basketball, dodgeball, futsal, volleyball and even badminton.
KL Teaching Centre (KLTC)
Besides the main campus in Semenyih, a city teaching facility is maintained in Chulan Tower in Kuala Lumpur's central business district. Postgraduate programmes, such as applied psychology, business and management, are taught at the KL Teaching Centre. 
Being a branch campus of the University of Nottingham, students are not necessarily taught with similar course materials and generally do not sit the same exam papers as those in the UK, but are still under the jurisdiction of the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA). Upon completing a degree at the Malaysia campus, students are awarded a University of Nottingham degree certificate at a convocation held locally which is indistinguishable from the certificates awarded at the Nottingham campus. The degrees that are awarded are accredited by international professional bodies such as the Association of MBAs and the UK Engineering Council.
The Engineering Degree courses are accredited by the Board of Engineering Malaysia (BEM) and the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA).
The University was given a five-star rating in the Malaysia Research Assessment (MyRA) for research excellence in 2020. The only foreign university in Malaysia to be awarded two consecutive MyRAs.
Comprising 280 academic staff, the university’s research focuses on future food Malaysia and developing sustainable societies, nanotechnology, inclusion in the workplace, data analytics and artificial intelligence, among others.
Apart from the taught undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, the university conducts projects for research-based postgraduate studies. There are more than 20 research programmes being carried out at the Malaysia Campus.}}
Biotechnology Research Centre
The Biotechnology Research Centre is a 986-square-metre (10,610 sq ft) research centre specialising in the applied research of biotechnology products, specifically palm oil crop. The building cost RM3.5M, excluding internal fittings and scientific equipment. Inside the main research building there are two labs, one for the teaching of UNMC biotechnology students and the other for research.
The University of Nottingham Rugby Club Nottingham Knights were champions at the 2011 Malaysia Association of Private Colleges and Universities (MAPCU) Rugby tournament. The team beat all opposition without conceding a goal.
The Malaysia campus played host to the Nottingham Tricampus games in the summer of 2010 and again in 2019.
The UNM Men Futsal Team participating in Liga Futsal IPT organized by Ministry of Education since 2018.In 2019, they won the championship
The UNM Sports Complex has a swimming pool, gymnasium (cardio & weights), badminton hall, squash court, indoor sports hall, outdoor court, rugby field, football field and also astro turf.
The University offers a variety of On-Campus Accommodation with capacity for 2400 students. Newer accommodation consisting of six halls of residence are located in Student Village North (J Halls), while Student Village South (I Halls) consist of five halls of residence completed when the purpose-built campus was first constructed.
Each residential hall has its own Hall Warderns (staff) and Hall Tutors (postgraduate students) who will be available to care for your safety and welfare. Entrance into your halls are via door access control using your student ID card.
Security is provided by a team of in-house security officers and outsourced security guards. The University also has over 300 CCTV cameras throughout the campus.
Private accommodation is also available directly opposite the main entrance to the campus called UniVillage.
IGNITE Magazine is the official student media in the Malaysia campus. It is an online media platform founded by Ben Hunte and Eiman Mirghani. The magazine is now supported by the University's School of Modern Languages and Culture. The online magazine is open to the existing student population and provides coverage of both on and off campus events.
As part of Nottingham's advantage scheme, students may be exchanged to other campuses. In the words of Vincenzo Raimo, director of Nottingham’s International Office “Students can continue studying exactly the same modules available at Nottingham in the UK but overseas instead — experience the excitement of Asia but within the familiar academic setting of Nottingham University, ... Transfers are open to anyone getting good grades and whose degree subject is among those taught overseas. Air fares may not be cheap, but the cost of living is — and anyone spending the full year at a branch pays just half the UK tuition fee. "
Besides exchanging to the UK campus or the CN campus, students may also take part in Universitas 21 mobility programme in which students may also be exchanged with universities partner to Universitas 21 in Spain, France, Germany, Japan, China and South Korea. 
These exchanges are not guaranteed but subject to agreement by the exchange partners at the time.
KTM Kajang - Campus Shuttle Route
Shuttle bus services are offered free as a university incentive to alleviate on-campus parking issues. However, shuttle bus services are by regulations restricted to students and staff of the university. The nearest public bus route is at the nearest town of Semenyih, approximately 3 km from campus.
The university provides free transportation to the nearby Tesco super store and IOI City Mall which located in Putrajaya, special bus service to the Semenyih mosque for Friday prayers, and a shuttle bus service for students living in the student town of Taman Tasik Semenyih or Semenyih Lake park. A pedestrian bridge connects the neighbouring Taman Tasik Semenyih to the North entrance.
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