Stories of 2017

MUFY Shines Again

MUFY students at Sunway College Kuala Lumpur chalked up another impressive performance in the December 2016 examinations by winning the MUFY Excellence Award and 17 out of 22 Subject awards.

While the MUFY Excellence Award is presented to the student who scores the highest average mark among all providers of MUFY worldwide, MUFY Subject Awards are presented to students who achieve the highest score among all providers of MUFY worldwide in their respective subjects.

Loo Hooi Leong received the MUFY …

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Stories of 2015

Faculty of Science and Technology Teams Won 4 Silver and 2 Bronze Awards at ITEX 2015 on 21-23 May 2015

Faculty of Science and Technology Teams Won 4 Silver and 2 Bronze Awards at ITEX 2015 on 21-23 May 2015

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BSc (Hons) in Computer Science and BA (Hons) in Communication students are representing Malaysia at the 13th HYLI

BSc (Hons) in Computer Science and BA (Hons) in Communication students are representing Malaysia at the 13th HYLI

14 April, 2015 – BSc (Hons) in Computer Science and BA (Hons) in Communication students are representing Malaysia at the 13th HYLI

We are proud to announce that two of our students, Thilageswaran A/L Vijayan (BSc (Hons) in Computer Science) and Dzafran Adris bin Azmir (BA (Hons) in Communication) have been selected to represent Malaysia at the 13th Hitachi Young Leaders Initiative (HYLI) which will be held in Manila, Philippines from 27 July to 30 July 2015! Congratulations!

The HYLI …

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28-29 March, 2015 – BSc (Hons) Information Technology student won the Regional Award in MasterCard Masters of Code Competition

28-29 March, 2015 – BSc (Hons) Information Technology student won the Regional Award in MasterCard Masters of Code Competition

Congratulations to our BSc (Hons) Information Technology student, Mr Leonardy Kristianto and his team for their victory as Regional Winner in MasterCard Masters of Code Competition.

The Competition with 26 teams was held on 28-29 March, 2015 in Singapore. The Regional Winning Team will be flown to Silicon Valley to compete in the Grand Finale Masters of Code hackathon in December, and they will have the MasterCard Priceless® Experience in Napa Valley and San Francisco while at the Grand Finale in December.

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Stories of 2014

Special Mention Awards at Sunway Innovation Challenge

Special Mention Awards at Sunway Innovation Challenge

Title: Pat on the Shoulder
Team members: Dr Lau Sian Lun (Department of Computer Science and Networked Systems) and the Sunway Education Group Team

Title: The Brownie Points
Team members: Dr Lau Sian Lun & Ms Ling Mee Hong (Department of Computer Science and Networked Systems) and the Sunway Education Group Team…

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Congratulations to ADTP student who wins Silver at Asian Games

Congratulations to ADTP student who wins Silver at Asian Games

All of us at Sunway would like to congratulate ADTP student Sin Li Jane, who recently did her country proud in South Korea at the Asian Games, by winning two silver medals in the women’s doubles and women’s all-events Bowling competition. The two medals made her Malaysia’s most successful female bowler at these games, and are a fitting reward for her many years of persistence, hard work and sacrifice! Well done again Jane.

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BSc (Hons) Information Technology student won Runner-up for the Best App for Community Involvement

BSc (Hons) Information Technology student won Runner-up for the Best App for Community Involvement

Congratulations to our BSc (Hons) Information Technology student, Mr Leonardy Kristianto and his team who has won the Runner-up for the Best App for Community Involvement during the Malaysia Developers’ Day on 17-19 September, 2014 at Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre!

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Award for Achievement in Research for Early Career Researcher 2014

Award for Achievement in Research for Early Career Researcher 2014

Congratulations to Dr Chia Wai Chong from Department of Computer Science and Networked Systems (Faculty of Science and Technology) who has won the Award for Achievement in Research for Early Career Researcher! The Award was presented to Dr Chia during Teaching Appreciation Day held on September 8, 2014.

Dr Chia Wai Chong’s Profile:

Dr. Chia Wai Chong obtained his Masters with Distinction and PhD from the University of Nottingham in 2008 and 2013 respectively. He joined Sunway University in 2012 …

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Stories of 2013

Faculty of Science and Technology (FST) Winners at Sunway Innovation Challenge November 2013

Faculty of Science and Technology (FST) Winners at Sunway Innovation Challenge November 2013

Prize: Special Mention Award for Breakthrough Discovery

Team members: Professor Poh Chit Laa

Title: Development of Antiviral Peptides against Enterovirus 71

Description:

EV71 is an important pathogen which may cause severe neurological complications and death in children. The virus caused several major outbreaks in the Asia-Pacific region and is now considered a significant public health problem. It is important to develop novel antiviral peptides to effectively treat EV71 infection.

My research is focused on developing an antiviral peptide to interact …

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Students with their lecturers together with Carol Wong, Director of A-Level Programme and Teo Ee Sing, Executive Director, Sunway College

Sunway A-Level students are Top in the World

At the recent Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards (OCLA) ceremony, nine Sunway A-Level students were awarded certificates for their excellent performance in the June 2013 Cambridge examination series.

Students from Sunway College who received the Top in the World Award for CIE AS level were; Daphne Ngan Hwee Ern for Accounting, Ang Eer Yin, Ho Shi Ying, Kuan Wei Jee, Loh Khang Yee and Tan Tee Toon for Mathematics while Leong Wei Cheng and Dawn Soon Lyn …

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(From left to right) Evelyn Law Geok Suan, H'ng Eng Ngee, Ng Shyue Jer, Teh Wee Zhun and Chan Sheng Yip with their winning trophy. Winnie Hong is not present.

Sunway students deemed King of Chess at MAPCU International Chess Competition 2013

For two consecutive years, Sunway College students have emerged as champions at the International Chess category at the MAPCU International Chess Competition 2013. Ng Shyue Jer, Teh Wee Zhun, H’ng Eng Ngee, Chan Sheng Yip, Winnie Hong and Evelyn Law all contributed to the success of the team during the inter-college challenge. 10 private institutions participated in this competition.

Ng Shyue Jer who is also the President of the Sunway Chess club said that they first conducted an internal tournament within …

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The Sunway A-Level achievers with their teachers.

Remarkable A-Level Achievements from the Sunway A-team

Sunway College’s A-Level students achieved outstanding results during the June 2013 examinations. The A-Level students have always produced outstanding results, this time around with 99.65% passes and over 40% who scored straight A*/ As. This is the third year they have done exceptionally well.

Liew Ziqing, one of the 4A* achievers, have been accepted into The University of Cambridge to pursue his degree in Engineering. “I did not think of applying to Cambridge until I read an article of Oh …

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Stories of 2012

Proud Top in the World and Top in Malaysia recipients, from left, Steven, Niroshah, Cynthia and Joon Keet. Absent:  Jia Ahn and Desmond

Sunway A Level students excel with 3 Top in the World Awards

Sunway College A Level students made their lecturers proud when 6 of them were awarded with 7 Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards, 3 for Top in the World and 4 for Top in Malaysia, in November this year.

The 3 Top in the World AS level award recipients was for Mathematics. They were Wong Joon Keet, Cynthia Law Jie Ee and Steven Wong Jie Jian.

Niroshah A/P Puspalingam was awarded the Top in Malaysia for Psychology, also at AS level.

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Datin Prof Ir Dr Siti Hamisah Binti Tapsir, Deputy Director General, Private Higher Education Management Sector, MoHE (centre) congratulating Elizabeth Lee, Senior Executive Director, Sunway Education Group and Sunway University (left) and Professor Graeme Wilkinson, Vice-Chancellor, Sunway University (right) after the announcement

Sunway University maintains top position again

Sunway University maintains top position again

Sunway University has been ranked Excellent (Tier 5) in the recent Rating System for Malaysian Higher Education institutions SETARA ’11 by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency. This is the second time that the ranking has been done, the first one was in 2009 where Sunway was also ranked Excellent (Tier 5). The rating system measures quality of teaching and learning at level six of the Malaysian Qualifications Framework (undergraduate level) in universities and university colleges …

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Lee received her scroll from Sir Chris Bonington, Chancellor of Lancaster University

Student leader and high achiever makes inspiring speech at graduation

Sunway University’s 517 graduates from the Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Science and Technology and the Sunway University Business School received their scrolls in a ceremony graced by the Chancellor of Lancaster University, Sir Christian Bonington. The graduates each received two scrolls, one from Sunway and one from Lancaster University, a Top 10 UK university that validates Sunway University’s home-grown degrees in Information Systems, Information Technology, Computer Science, Psychology, Business and Accounting and Finance.

Valedictorian Candy Lee Ker Ching, a …

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A group of the Sunway A-Levels straight A students at a Tea organised for them

Well-rounded straight-A students reap from teaching and experiences in Sunway A-Levels

Sunway College A-Level students who sat the June 2012 examinations did the college proud when 121 of them (45% of the students) scored straight-As and 100% passes. This is the largest group of straight-A students so far achieved by the A-level programme.

Most in the group have secured places in top universities in the UK, US, Australia and Singapore. Among them, Oh Yue Jin received an offer to pursue Biological Sciences at Oxford University while Fiona Tay Ting Nuan was …

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Stories of 2011

Sue Yinn received her award from YB Datuk Dr Wee Ka Siong, Deputy Minister of Education

Sunwayian A-Level students shine at Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards ceremony

Six Sunway College Cambridge GCE A-Level students received the University of Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards 2011 recently. Stephenas Teh Wee Seng and Wong Sue Yinn clinched the “Top in the World” Awards for Accounting and Psychology respectively, at AS Level.

Three others, Nguyen Phuong Hai Quynh (from Vietnam), Tham Yow Wai and Krityshaa A/P Karunagaran each achieved a “Top in Malaysia” award for Mathematics at AS Level and Danielle Kot Beng Hooi received a “Top in …

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A Sunway Cricket player in action during the match.

Sunway Cricket Team to play Malaysian National Cricket Team

The dynamic talent of the Sunway Cricket team was proven when they were recently handpicked by the management of the Malaysian Cricket Association (MCA) to play in a series of matches against the Malaysian National Cricket team. Sunway’s Cricket team who participated in various tournaments organised by numerous State Cricket Associations had advanced into the finals of each tournament. The Chairman of the MCA was impressed by Sunway’s track record for Year 2011 and thus offered them an opportunity to …

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Clean sweep for Sunway’s shining star

Clean sweep for Sunway’s shining star

19 year-old Katrina Ann Abdul Hadi, a Canadian International Matriculation (CIMP) student at Sunway College, despite her hectic training schedule as a swimmer, not only scored four A’s in her CIMP examinations but won five glittering gold medals in all the synchronised swimming events at the 26th SEA Games in Palembang, Indonesia this year.

The young achiever, who has made Malaysia proud, completed her SPM at the Bukit Jalil Sports School. Katrina represented Malaysia at the Commonwealth Games 2010 where …

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Events student won 1st runner-up in video competition

Events student won 1st runner-up in video competition

Our final semester diploma in events management student, Chong Xuan Shan made us proud by winning the 1st runner-up prize in “A day in the life” video choreography competition organised by TalentCorp and Leaderonomics. He walked away with RM5000. His entry was entitled “A Day in the Life of a Drama Teacher”.

He attributed his success to the exposure and creativity that he has gain from the diploma in events management that he is currently pursuing. According Xuan Shan, …

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Stories of 2010

It’s official! We are now SUNWAY UNIVERSITY!

It’s official! We are now SUNWAY UNIVERSITY!

It is indeed a proud moment for all of us when Chairman & Chancellor, Y. Bhg. Tan Sri Jeffrey Cheah received the official letter from YB Dato’ Seri Mohd Khaled Nordin, Minister of Higher Education, Malaysia, upgrading us to be a full-fledged University.

Under the visionary leadership and support of our Chairman, the dedication and passion of our academics, management and staff coupled with the excellent results of our students and alumni, Sunway University has grown by leaps and bounds …

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The exchange of the MoU document between Ms Elizabeth Lee, on behalf of Sunway, and Mr Tay Kay Luan, Chief Executive Officer, on behalf of IBBM, was held at Lanai Kijang in the presence of Y.B. Dato’ Seri Mohamed Khaled Nordin, Minister of Higher Education of Malaysia and Y.Bhg. Tan Sri Azman Hashim, Chairman of IBBM.

Sunway University College signs MoU on FSTEP

Sunway University College (Sunway) and Institute of Bankers of Malaysia (IBBM or Institut Bank-Bank Malaysia) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on 2nd December 2010 to establish collaborative efforts to develop academic exchange and co-operation in teaching, training, research and development in the financial services industry.

Our Student Services Department, the coordination unit at Sunway, has been commissioned to undertake the channelling of our graduates to the Financial Sector Talent Enrichment Programme (FSTEP).

The FSTEP is one year fast-track training …

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The Champion in the team category (3rd from left to right) comprising Tan Kee Hoong, See Ju Vin, Ng Boon Wai and Lum Ying Ling. On the left is Mr. Ronnie Lim and next to him, Ms Kok Fong Hun, a tax lecturer at Sunway-TES

Sunway sweeps up at Deloitte Tax Challenge

Sunway University College (Sunway) took centrestage in the Deloitte Tax Challenge 2010 gala awards dinner recently as they stunned the public when they swept away most of the awards beating other higher institutions such as Monash, USM, UITM, and also UM.

Four out of five finalists were proud Sunway-TES students of Sunway in both the individual and group categories respectively. In the individual category, the champion, 1st Runner-Up, 2nd Runner-Up and Merit award winners were Wong Xinjie, Tan Kee Hoong, …

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Elizabeth Lee, Executive Director of Sunway University College receives the award from Datuk Dr. S Subramanian, Minister of Human Resources, Malaysia

Sunway University College clinched the Human Resources Development Awards 2010

Sunway University College received the ‘Human Resources Development Awards 2010 for Big Employer, Services Sector Category’ during the PSMB 2010 Conference held at Sunway Pyramid Convention Centre on 19 October 2010. The award was presented by the Honourable Minister of Human Resources, Y.B. Datuk Dr. S. Subramaniam.

The Human Resource Development Award is given to employers in recognition of their contribution towards the development of their human resources through training and skills upgrading programmes and activities. Evaluation was based on …

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Stories of 2009

SCT students win First Runner Up in SAS PROGRAMMING COMPETITION 2009

SCT students win First Runner Up in SAS PROGRAMMING COMPETITION 2009

Sunway University College’s School of Computer Technology (SCT) was proud to see 4 of their undergraduate students clinch the 1st runner-up position in the SAS Programming Competition 2009 held recently at UiTM, Shah Alam. The competition was jointly organised by SAS Malaysia and UiTM.

Sunway University College fielded three teams who were coached and guided by SCT academic staff, Ms Angela Lee and Ms Ling Mee Hong. Two of Sunway’s teams beat 9 other teams in the competition to reach …

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Meeting staff of Sunway University College: Eric is second from left with Cheng Mien Wee (Director, Pre-U Studies) to his right and Roslee Yahya (Deputy Director, CIMP) second from right and John Futa (Director of CIMP), extreme right

First School of Science PhD has ties with Sunway

In October 2009, Eric Chan Wei Chiang became the first PhD graduate from the School of Science, Monash University, Sunway Campus (MUSC). Eric was formerly a Canadian International Matriculation Programme (CIMP) student at Sunway University College where he obtained his Ontario Secondary School Diploma.  After his matriculation in 2000, he pursued his BSc Biotechnology (2001–2003), BSc (Honours) Biotechnology (2004–2005) and PhD (2006–2009) in Monash University Sunway Campus.

From his PhD work, Eric Chan has published six papers in international refereed …

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Outstanding Achiever Awards 2009

Outstanding Achiever Awards 2009

Sunway University College A-Level students who sat the A-Level examinations in June 2009 achieved the Cambridge Outstanding Achiever Awards 2009 by the University of Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) recently. These awards are for being top students in Malaysia and the world, for subjects written in the examination.

Ng Hui Sin, Oh Coyin and Thong Ming Sen clinched Top in Malaysia, AS Level awards for Accounting, Biology and Law subjects respectively. The awards for Top in the World, AS Level, were …

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(left to right) Ronald, Regina, Puan Khairul Bariah Binti Abdul Rahman, Area Manager, CIMB Bank Berhad; Elizabeth Lee, Executive Director, Sunway University College, Abdulhalim and Nur Hidayah

Saluting Exceptional Students

This year’s second Scholarships & Awards Presentation at Sunway University College awarded close to RM2 million in scholarships through the Sunway Education Trust Fund to 285 recipients. Earlier this year in May, Sunway awarded a total of RM3.1 million in scholarships to 785 students. The total that the Trust has dispersed since it was incepted in 1997 is RM50 million in numerous scholarship ceremonies.

The Sunway Education Trust Fund has recently been converted to the Jeffrey Cheah Foundation to further …

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Stories of 2008

Sunway University College Bags Three Top Awards at the MCBC BEAs

Sunway University College Bags Three Top Awards at the MCBC BEAs

Sunway University College (Sunway) made a milestone achievement recently when it bagged two Gold Awards and the High Commissioner’s Award all on the same evening.

The staff members representing Sunway were already on cloud nine upon receiving the second award, needless to say, they were speechless when the one and only High Commissioner’s Award was announced.

Sunway took home the Gold Award for the Industry Excellence in Education category at the 5th Malaysia Canada Business Council Business Excellence Awards presentation …

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CIE Awards Sunway A-Level Students For Being Tops

CIE Awards Sunway A-Level Students For Being Tops

The University of Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) hailed students who achieved “Top in the World” and “Top in Malaysia” placings from their June 2008 Cambridge examinations.

Sunway University College (Sunway) once again revealed high achieving students who had astounding results. Yeo Jun Hau was awarded second placing in the world in the “Best across Three A-Level Subjects” and he was also “Top in Malaysia for Mathematics at A-Level”.

Yeow Xinyan and Nurul Azeem Bte Abd. Jamil were both awarded, “Top …

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Accolades For Sunway Art & Design Students

Accolades For Sunway Art & Design Students

Gan Soon Bing, a student in Graphic & Multimedia Design diploma programme at Sunway won First Prize in the Tanjong Heritage Art Competition 2008 (watercolour category) organised by the Tanjong Public Limited Company. He received a cash prize of RM3,000 for his pointillism (a technique known for its tediousness) painting of a Chinese temple scene.

Gan’s peers from the same Graphic & Multimedia Design programme, won First Prize in the “My Life My Way Video Competition” organised by Media One …

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Honouring Excellence In and Out of The Class

Honouring Excellence In and Out of The Class

Sunway University College presented 780 students with scholarships in recognition of their academic, sporting and other achievements. The institution has to date given RM42.1 million worth of scholarships from the Sunway Education Trust started in 1997, to honour exceptional individuals every year.

Scholarships that were presented at this ceremony included the Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Dr. Jeffrey Cheah Entrance Scholarship and Scholastic Award, Chancellors Scholarship and the Sunway University College Sports Scholarship. Chang Mei Yan, a Psychology undergraduate, received the …

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Stories of 2007

Sunway Sweeps Three Cambridge Brilliance Awards

Sunway Sweeps Three Cambridge Brilliance Awards

The Cambridge Brilliance in Malaysia Awards by the University of Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) honours students who achieve the ‘Top in the World’ or ‘Top in Malaysia’ rankings in their A-Levels Examination. The ceremony today hailed the 2007 June examination’s top-performing students.

Indeed, Sunway has cause to celebrate for its students claimed three awards this time around – Ng Whit Ni came up Top in the World for Mathematics (AS Level Examination), Parth Partak won Top in Malaysia for Chemistry …

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Three Students Score a First for Sunway – Top World Placings for ACCA

Three Students Score a First for Sunway – Top World Placings for ACCA

The recent ACCA Graduation at Sunway University College managed to put another feather in Sunway TES cap – 3 top ACCA students whose entire marks surpassed all the world’s candidates. The ACCA is an accounting qualification that is the largest and fastest growing professional accounting qualification from the UK.

“Never before have we had three students achieve this distinctive placing” said Mr Teo Ee Sing, Director of Sunway TES. Sunway TES has produced a consistent stream of world prize winners …

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Nothing but Brilliance by MUFY Sunway

Nothing but Brilliance by MUFY Sunway

It has become something of a tradition at Sunway University College for the Monash University Foundation Year (MUFY), a pre-U programme, to consistently produce outstanding students. The Monash College Group, Melbourne, the examination and awarding body for MUFY Worldwide recently announced that Leanne Ho Su Yee, a MUFY August 2006 student at Sunway University College achieved the highest overall score among all the MUFY providers worldwide in the recent June examinations. She also received the Monash Top Scorer Award. In …

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Two-Nation VU Academic Team Receive Carrick Award

Two-Nation VU Academic Team Receive Carrick Award

A senior lecturer with the Victoria University (VU) Bachelor of Business twinning programme at Sunway University College, Ms Greeja De Silva and her VU counterparts in Australia, Ms Fiona Henderson and Mr. Alan McWilliams, have won a Citation for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning awarded by the Carrick Institute for Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, Australia. This was the first time a VU Sunway lecturer has been in a team that won a Carrick award.

Alan McWilliams, Unit of …

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Stories of 2006

The Gift of Education from Sunway

The Gift of Education from Sunway

Among the scholarships given by Sunway University College, perhaps the ones that are the most satisfying to award are the Tun Dato’ Seri Omar Ong Community Scholarships. These scholarships are not for academic achievers, nor for the “kings” and “queens” of sports or extra-curricular involvement. This little-known scholarship welcomes the forgotten youth who live in Homes or come from the impoverished community.

Ms Lee Siok Ping, Director of Student Services Department, who assists the Sunway Education Trust Fund to disperse …

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A Bounty of Scholarships & Awards at Sunway

A Bounty of Scholarships & Awards at Sunway

It was a day that will be remembered for a long time for 538 students who were honoured for their outstanding achievements academically, socially and in the sporting arena during the annual scholarships and awards ceremony at Sunway University College this year.

Six (6) top scoring students were RM2,000 richer for being the recipients of the prestigious Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Dr. Jeffrey Cheah Scholastic Award, given at the end of a course at Sunway University College. Among those who …

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Malaysian Canada Business Council Honours Sunway University College

Malaysian Canada Business Council Honours Sunway University College

It was a proud moment for Sunway University College when it received the GOLD award for the Industry Excellence for Education category of the 4th Malaysia Canada Business Council (MCBC) Business Excellence Awards 2006, earlier this month.

The MCBC Business Excellence Awards are designed to recognise the achievements and contributions of successful Canadian or Malaysian businesses bi-annually.

In his message at the Business Excellence Award dinner, during which the announcements of the winners were made, Roger F. Poulin, President of …

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Sunway Student Battles His Way to Italy

Sunway Student Battles His Way to Italy

His baby face does not reveal that he is an offensive and defensive combat expert, but Tan Soon Hua has proven his capabilities – in the cyberworld, that is.

After three days of battle at the World Cyber Games (WCG) 2006 Malaysia Finals, winners emerged for the various cyber games. Tan claimed the championship title for StarCraft: Brood War (SC). The coveted prize – to represent Malaysia in the Grand Finals in Monza, Italy come this October.

This was not …

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