About the University of Nottingham Malaysia

The University of Nottingham Malaysia (UNM) opened in September 2000. It was the first branch campus of a British University established outside the UK – earning the distinction of the Queen’s Award for Enterprise 2001 and the Queen’s Award for Industry (International Trade) 2006.

The purpose-built campus opened in 2005 and provides on-campus accommodation, good sports facilities, and a multi-level library, as well as state-of-the-art teaching and learning facilities. The campus has more than 4,800 undergraduate and postgraduate students from 65 different countries.

World-leading research

Research areas include

  • Crops for the Future
  • Asia Pacific Studies
  • Sustainability
  • Islamic Finance
  • Communication and Cultures
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.
Professor Graham Kendall, Provost and CEO


UNM is led by Chairman YM Tengku Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Ahmad Rithauddeen Bin Tengku Ismail, and the Vice-Chancellor. Professor Graham Kendall, Provost and CEO, has overall responsibility for all academic and operational aspects of the Malaysia Campus.

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