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KPMG Malaysia and UNM signs MOU for students' development

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KPMG Malaysia and the University of Nottingham Malaysia (UNM) have signed an MOU to provide a platform to offer UNM students the opportunity to enhance their future careers.

The MOU was signed by UNM Interim Provost and CEO Professor Sarah Metcalfe and KPMG Malaysia Chief Operating Officer and Chief Information Officer Adrian Lee at a ceremony on 13 July 2022.

Through this new partnership, UNM students will have the opportunity for internerships at KPMG and also become KPMG ambassadors. Both KPMG and UNM will organise events and activities for students to gain industry exposure while they are still studying.

Other initiatives include industry training attachment opportunities for lecturers, annual appointment of selected students as KPMG Ambassadors, industry visit opportunities, hosting of technical as well as non-technical engagement programmes including guest lectures and bootcamps.

In tandem with this initiative, KPMG also signed an MOU with other universities in Malaysia including Universiti Malaya, Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, Universiti Tun Abdul Razak, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, International Islamic University of Malaysia, Sunway University, Taylor’s University, INTEC Education College, Multimedia University and Tunku Abdul Rahman University College.

Also present at the signining ceremony was UNM Registrar Patrick Joseph and UNM Head of Careers Advisory Service Alicia Ch’ng.

(Article image caption: from left to right: KPMG Malaysia Chief Operating Officer and Chief Information Officer Adrian Lee , UNM Interim Provost and CEO Professor Sarah Metcalfe and KPMG in Malaysia Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Head of Advisory of KPMG in Malaysia Chan Siew Mei)

(Thumbnail image caption: from left to right: UNM Registrar Patrick Joseph, KPMG in Malaysia Chief Financial Officer and Head of Advisory of KPMG in Malaysia Chan Siew Mei, UNM Interim Provost and CEO Professor Sarah Metcalfe and KPMG Malaysia Chief Operating Officer and Chief Information Officer Adrian Lee)

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For media enquiries please contact: Josephine Dionisappu, PR and Communications Manager University of Nottingham Malaysia at josephine.dionisappu@nottingham.edu.my
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Posted on 22nd July 2022

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