New students FAQ
When and how will I be able to do my registration and induction?
Registration and induction for new students will be done online. You will receive an email to your university email account informing you when and how to engage with the process. This information is also available on our webpage.
You may check out all key dates for events in our Academic Calendar. Online induction will take place during the following periods:
Foundation programmes - 4 September 2020.
Undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes – 17 September 2020
How may I obtain my timetable or choose my modules?
You will be advised on these matters during your online induction. We are currently finalising your respective timetables and will inform you via e-mail when your timetable is available. If you have further queries when you receive your timetable, please contact your respective school/faculty office.
I am in Malaysia but unable to attend face-to-face classes as scheduled on-campus. How will my learning continue?
Students who are unable to be physically present on campus for face-to-face classes for any reason, will be able to continue their study online. Please note that you will need to fill up a form to notify the University on your intention to continue with online studies for this semester.
As a new international student will I be able to enter Malaysia to start my studies?
No. Entry for all new international students (including those progressing from foundation to undergraduate studies) and dependents is on hold until further notice from the Malaysian Immigration Department. According to the latest government SOPs, international borders are now open for existing international students return only.
If you are a citizen or traveller from any of the 23 countries with entry restrictionsimposed by the Government of Malaysia you should not proceed to enter Malaysia, even if you are an existing student and/or have previously received a Travel Authorisation from Immigration.
Our University is continuously monitoring the situation and has made provisions to enable students facing these circumstances to continue to study online. Our Blended Learning approach allows students to continue studying online via TEAM/Moodle until such time that restrictions are lifted and visa is granted. You will need to fill up a form to formally notify the University of your intention to continue with online studies this semester.
If you have further queries, please contact the International Student Support team or our Visa team for specific immigration related enquiries.
Various circumstances prevent me from coming to Malaysia. May I continue my study online?
Yes, you may enrol for online classes after you have received your “EMGS Approval Letter”. You will also need to fill up a form to formally notify the University of your intention to continue with online studies this semester.
EMGS will issue you an “EMGS Approval Letter” when your VAL application is ready for submission to the Malaysian Immigration Department for approval. Our visa team will notify and send you the “EMGS Supporting Letter” once it is available. You may enrol for online classes after you have received an “EMGS Approval Letter”.
What happens if travel restrictions are still in place as I approach the second semester of my programme?
The University is continuously monitoring the situation and has made provisions to enable students to continue to study online through the Blended Learning approach, should travel restrictions extend beyond the first semester.
Please contact your school/faculty office if you have further enquiries.
How should I make tuition fee payment?
Details on how to make payments are available on our website. If the payment is not done through MyNottingham it is important you email proof of payment to the Finance Office
Information on fee payment is also available in the registration pack given to students. You may also use our tuition fees calculator if you need to determine the amount of your tuition fees.
If you have further queries, please contact the Finance Team.