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Addressing Global Challenges: A Hub Assembly on Water Security

Newcastle University Medicine Malaysia (NUMed) was part of the Water Security and Sustainable Development Hub Assembly, a global event that took place at Hotel Jen Puteri Harbour, Johor Bahru, from 23 – 26 September 2019. Funded by the UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) through the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF), the Water Security and Sustainable […]

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The Making of Future-Ready Graduates

Recent studies and research on job portals have named biomedical sciences as one of the most demanded careers in Malaysia [[1]] [[2]]. A study that is gravitated toward research-oriented and lab-based tasks, this course prepares the individual to further indulge into human physiology in health and diseases besides getting hands-on experience in managing laboratory techniques. […]

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Integrating Community Engagement into Academic Excellence: NUMed’s Outreach Programmes

Engaging in community outreach programmes provides students with the opportunity to become active members of their community and has a lasting, positive impact on society at large. Community service or volunteerism enables students to acquire life skills and knowledge, as well as provide a service to those who need it most. Such initiative is bolstered […]

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The Importance of English Fluency in the Medical Field

To be a great doctor, you need to be an exceptional communicator who can convey complex messages clearly to your patients and colleagues. Thus, it is essential for doctors to be extraordinarily adept at languages, especially English. This is not to say that native languages such as Malay, Mandarin, or Tamil should be neglected. However, […]

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NUMed Student Achieves Outstanding Academic Success

Medical school is known for being exceptionally challenging, medical students are required to not just master book upon book of complex scientific knowledge but also be effective communicators, critical thinkers and problem solvers. So how does one not just survive in medical school but excel distinctively to become a top multiple award-winning medical student? “My […]

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6th Congregation Shines Spotlight on Achievement and Dedication of NUMed Students

Academic achievements of Malaysia’s medical students were celebrated at the Newcastle University Medicine Malaysia’s (NUMed) 6th Congregation ceremony on 21st July 2019. A total of 133 students received their scrolls during this auspicious event, with 110 of them from the university’s Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) programme, and five from its BSc (Honours) […]

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3 Ways To Spice Up Your Summer Break

You spent the past month or so working hard to complete your assignments for the semester and wringing your brains dry binge-studying for your exams. So you’ve decided to reward yourself by wallowing in Netflix and sleep, and just avoiding doing anything productive during your long-awaited summer break. There’s one teeny problem though: after a […]

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Solving Global Issues Through International Collaboration With NICOT

For three days, June 14th to 16th 2019, some of the best and brightest students from all around the globe were gathered together in Newcastle University Medicine Malaysia (NUMed) to tackle some of the most pressing global issues today. Organised by students of NUMed, the event, NICOT, united the student bodies from all three Newcastle […]

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Students Take the Lead: Clinical Experience at NUMed

Given the right platform, students can be tomorrow’s movers and shakers. Bhirom Sugontha, known as Su, an ambitious student from the bustling city of Kuala Lumpur, is forging her pathway at Newcastle University Medicine Malaysia (NUMed). Su kick-started her journey with a deep interest in the subjects offered and the various career options available in […]

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Global Experts Convene in Malaysia to Tackle Acute Medical Challenges at Regional Conference 2019

Over 150 world-renowned key physicians and doctors have gathered in Malaysia for Regional Conference 2019 to share knowledge and research and spur innovation in Acute Medicine – a new and emerging field that plays an increasingly important and critical role in healthcare. Jointly organised by the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, the College of […]

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