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NUMed Learning Under Lockdown

When operations cease and the world is at a standstill, it’s important not to take all the extra time for granted – especially when one has access to the Internet and electronic devices. This article explores the various digital learning platforms medical students could utilise during the MCO.  1. Tweetorials Tweetorials are a series of […]

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Traversing Online Learning with Ease

Digital learning is no longer seen as the domain of technology-savvy educators alone. The decision by the Ministry of Higher Education (MoHE) for university lectures to be conducted fully online for the rest of the year means that all educators and students have to adapt to a new learning norm. Integrating electronic learning highlights the […]

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Newcastle University Medicine Malaysia

Star Special: World-Leader In Medical Education

DRIVEN by over two centuries of academic excellence, Newcastle University Medicine Malaysia (NUMed) is the ideal place to develop aspirations of a career in medicine or biomedical sciences. Its international branch campus in EduCity in Iskandar Puteri, Johor, affords students a conducive study environment where they can learn from the best, gain valuable practical experiences and […]

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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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