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The University Of Nottingham Malaysia

4.1 out of 5 (28 ratings / 23 reviews) Semenyih, Malaysia
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.



The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus (UNMC) opened in September 2000 to become the first campus of a British University in Malaysia and one of the first anywhere in the world - earning the distinction of the Queen's Award for Enterprise 2001 and the Queen's Award for Industry (International Trade) 2006. In 2015, UNMC celebrates its 15th year anniversary. 


We offer 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. 


Here at University of Nottingham Malaysia, we deliver research that transforms lives and shape the future.

We currently support more than 300 postgraduates, 280 research-active staff and 10 research themes with an active portfolio of funding from the government agencies, non-governmental organisations and commercial companies.

Research strenghts

  • Environment research
  • Food research
  • Health research


Nottingham graduates are widely regarded as being well-trained and of high quality, and are in an excellent position to obtain rewarding, interesting, and well-paying jobs.

With the combination of specialist optional topics offered in years two and three as well as the final year research project, students are encouraged to develop their own individual areas of interest that will allow them to pursue their career of choice.

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Student services

The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus works with a number of international academic services, educational agencies and counsellors in countries across the globe. These agents and counsellors can help you find the right course, and offer support and advice through the application process.

The staff at the University's International Office work closely with all our representatives, ensuring that they are able to give you the most up-to-date advice on everything from scholarships to visa applications and admission deadlines.

Most of our overseas representatives have offices in a number of cities and countries.

Housing services

In September 2005, the Malaysia Campus moved to its new purpose-built campus at Semenyih, 30km south of Kuala Lumpur city centre.

A picturesque location spanning across 125 acres and overlooking green hills, the campus was designed to mirror the attributes of University Park in the UK. As a self-contained and self-sufficient neighbourhood village within a garden environment, it is now home to more than 4500 students.

Library services

The Library is responsible for managing information resources for learning, teaching and research and providing support on their use. The core collection covers materials that meet the taught courses offered by the university with generous allocations in developing resources required for research purposes

ICT services

Student Network Services (SNS) is a high-speed internet connection for students living in the halls of residence of The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus.

All campus halls have access points that broadcast WLAN connection to the residents.

Medical services

The Health Centre is operated by Kumpulan Medic, an independent health provider, whereby a fee will be charged for consultations.

If required, the centre is also able to dispense medicines and arrange for laboratory tests.

The university is committed to ensuring the health and safety of its students. 

Student Life

Campus life

The University of Nottingham Malaysia offers a range of services and facilities for our students. Aside from state-of-the-art library, the university also excellent non-academic facilities such as a cafe and extensive sports centre to make life on campus more enjoyable.

Sports facilities

The emphasis on sporting excellence can be seen throughout the University. The use of the sports facilities is free of charge and available to all staff and students. 

The Sports Centre offers numerous sports amenities:

  • two squash courts
  • badminton hall with two courts
  • sports hall with 6 badminton courts, two basketball courts, two volleyball courts, netball court & futsal court
  • gymnasium with treadmills, rowing machine, bikes etc.
  • two outdoor tennis courts
  • outdoor multipurpose court with basketball, volleyball & futsal
  • outdoor multipurpose Bermuda field with two football field, rugby & cricket pitch
  • Martial Arts Room 
  • outdoor astro turf with five-a-side futsal and hockey pitch
  • jogging track around the lake
  • punching bag

Student clubs

The Student Association is at the heart of student social life with different clubs and societies to suit every preference.

  • UNM Japanese Cultural Society
  • Photography Society
  • Music Society
  • Nottingham Dance Club
  • Digital Arts Guild
  • Indian Cultural Society
  • Writers Society
  • Nerf Society
  • Stress Relief Society


University of Nottingham Malaysia is a member of the International Council of Islamic Finance Educators (ICIFE)

Student Reviews

Heavenly campus to accomplish your dreams!
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Great campus for sure literally surrounded by nature. Services on campus are superb and the teaching staff is really helpful. Still in awe of the generous study spaces provided for students that remain open 24/7.

Best of both worlds
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

I enjoyed my overall study experience because not only did I get good exposure to academia life, I also made the most out of the Students' Association by working under multiple roles over the span of 4 years. I got the best of both worlds. Only thing I wished that worked out better was my time management between these commitments and my hobbies. Also wished there were more...

Not up to the standard of a UK degree
Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

Expensive university that promise a worthy UK degree but fails to achieve expectation.

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