Nurwina received her BSc (Hons) in Electrical Engineering with Education and an MPhil Rehabilitation Technology from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia. She developed an intervention programme for young children based on emotive imagery technique. Following this, she worked as a Tutor in a research centre, Sports Innovation Centre, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia. She is currently a PhD student working with Dr. Jennifer Cumming, and Dr Sarah Williams. The PhD is about imagery and more specifically to Imagery in Sport and Exercise Science and is funded by Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia and Universiti Teknologi Malaysia.