University of Nottingham Malaysia UNM

University of Nottingham Malaysia UNM



Universities are powerful institutions; they play a key role in our driving economic and social development through both the provision of education and through the process of research, innovation and knowledge transfer. At the University of Nottingham we are committed to the provision of an excellent educational experience in a campus environment led by academic staff who are themselves leading research that will address some of the major challenges confronting our global society.

Consistently ranked in the top 100 Universities worldwide, we offer a range of study opportunities for students from foundation level courses through to doctoral degrees. A broad range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes are available from different specialist schools and departments across the Faculties of Arts and Social Sciences, Engineering and Science. We host a community of around 5000 students from over 85 different countries worldwide who work with and receive a world-class higher education experience from leading academics in their field. The campus provides excellent teaching, learning and research facilities including a well equipped library, dedicated study areas and computer, language, and science and engineering laboratories. 

All of our students have access to a great range of leisure and well-being facilities including a purpose built sports complex and a superb swimming pool. There are also numerous student societies and clubs and a very active Student Association.

Alongside our study programmes, our academic staff are undertaking a range of research activity in partnership with both public and private sectors in Malaysia and world-wide. We work in areas of direct relevance to Malaysia and the region and build on the distinctive strengths and expertise of the University of Nottingham. Our research priorities include renewable energy, drug discovery, nanotechnology, sustainable crops, post harvest technologies, communications and cultures, and business productivity and innovation. 

Whether you are an existing or potential student, parent, teacher or local employer, please do not hesitate to get in touch. My colleagues and I are very proud of the University of Nottingham Malaysia and we would be delighted to talk to you or show around.


The University of Nottingham is a thriving institution offering an outstanding student experience, world changing research and a global reputation for excellence.

As the first British University to establish a campus in Malaysia, we are just about to celebrate our 20th anniversary. Since being established, the University of Nottingham Malaysia, UNM, has grown both in terms of its Teaching and Learning and its Research activity.

Holding a SETARA (in the mature university category) 5 Star rating this places us amongst the best Universities in Malaysia for Teaching and Learning. UNM also hold a MyRA 5 Star rating for its research, the only Malaysian international university to hold this rating.

Since its initial intake of 86 students, UNM has now grown to a student population of around 5,000 students on campus, with a growing student population studying overseas, but registered in Malaysia. This includes students studying in Singapore, Sri Lanka, India and Bangladesh.

Consistently ranked in the top 100 universities worldwide*, the University is regarded as the UK’s most global university and has developed extensive partnerships across the ASEAN region, and indeed the world. Since its establishment in 2000, the University has developed into a friendly, vibrant and multicultural community of students and staff.

*QS World University Rankings 2020

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