Pre-University rss

Uranbileg Enkhturshin(right) receives her Euclid Award

Sunway A-Level Students Are Tops Again

Recently two Cambridge GCE A-Level students from Sunway University College achieved the top 3 position in the world for Mathematics after sitting their examinations in November 2008.

Ooi Yu Min and Sim Hui Wen received the coveted Cambridge International Fellowship Top 3 in the World awards for Mathematics from Mr Ng Kim Huat, Cambridge International Examinations Regional Representative for Malaysia.

These awards are only given to Cambridge International Fellowships Centres and Sunway University College being one, earned this honour since …

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Interview with Evan Cheah

Blaze spoke to alumnus Evan Cheah, General Manager of one of the companies in the Sunway Group and son of Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Dr Jeffrey Cheah, Founder and Chairman of the Sunway Group and Founder and Chancellor of Sunway University College.

B: What year were you in Sunway College (then) and what programme did you read?
EC: I did the AUSMAT pre-university course before joining the Monash Sunway twinning programme in 1997. I then got a double degree in Commerce …

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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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The highest achievers with (from left to right) Cheng Mien Wee, Professor Robert Bignall, Ms Elizabeth Lee, Mrs Ruma Lopes, and Ms Vanitha.

Sunway’s FIA graduates are proud achievers

Sunway’s Foundation in Arts (FIA) pre- university programme recently produced 119 graduates. Gerald Tan Lye Sern, the top student for FIA scored 90% grade average and received a full scholarship to continue  pursuing his undergraduate studies in Sunway University under the Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Dr Jeffrey Cheah Continuing Scholarship. Tan Wei Chun, Goh Zi Dong and Khoo JunHao were the other high scorers who graduated with a score of 90% grade average and given a scholarship each.

More than …

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Sunway University Business School rss

The School of Business Establishes a Strong Linkage with Industry and the Profession

The School of Business Establishes a Strong Linkage with Industry and the Profession

The Sunway University School of Business aims to be a highly regarded and influential business school in the country by 2015 through offering innovative market-driven programmes that nurture enterprising and responsible business leaders.

In order to further strengthen its existing links with industry and the profession so as to ensure the ongoing suitability and relevance of its academic programmes, the School has established an Industry Advisory Board. The purpose and role of the Board is to provide advice and make …

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From left to right, top row : Associate Professor Dr Foo Yin Fah, Soo Ee Sarn, Lee Siok Ping, Azlan Rudy Malik, Elizabeth Lee, Sam Jia Pei (Project Director, Dropboox) and Lee Yee Eng, (Partnership Development, Teach For Malaysia)

SUNWAY UNIVERSITY STUDENTS ROCK WITH DROPBOOX

Dropboox, a project initiative by five students from the Accounting and Commerce Society of Sunway University was chosen as one of the top 10 projects by 1Malaysia For Youth (1M4U) for its My Uni Rocks programme. The students were awarded RM10,000 to implement the project.

The project gave the opportunity for the younger generation to give back to society by donating books that they have read. Books and funds collected from the project will be channelled to Teach For Malaysia….

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City Nazim Syed Mustafa Kamal speaking to Elizabeth Lee and Staff of SyUC.

Our Karachi Connection

It is the dream of every educator to receive a call from a former student who has made a notable impression
on the world. Such a call was received in April this year by Sunway University College. It was City Nazim Syed Mustafa Kamal, the Mayor of Karachi expressing a desire to visit his alma mater.

Staffs were in a state of excitement and looked forward to meeting this former student. Any apprehension that may have been building up was soon …

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The winning team, Team Lotus’ Afrizal Aizat (extreme left), Ngan Kah Ling (centre), Wong Jing Mun, Rachel (2nd from right) and Tan Ka Yen, Madeline (extreme right) with their lecturer Shannon Jann Ng (2nd from left).

MIX BUSINESS CHALLENGE HOSTED BY SUNWAY BUSINESS & INVESTMENT SOCIETY GROOMS TALENT

Winning team walked away with RM2,000 cash and a chance to work with Maybank

Bandar Sunway, 15 November 2011 – The recent Sunway BIS-Maybank MoneyTree Ideas eXchange (MIX) hosted by the Sunway Business and Investment Society (BIS), a student society and sponsored by Maybank, saw teams of budding entrepreneurial students pitch business solutions to real-life business challenges to a panel of judges in 3.5 minutes.

Initiated and organised by MoneyTree, the MIX provides a platform for enterprising undergraduates to sharpen …

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Faculty of Science and Technology rss

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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from left to right, Professor Graeme Wilkinson, Professor Poh Chit Laa, Dato’ Chew Chee Kin, Cheah Kok Hoong and Larry Yap

Sunway University signs MoU with Sunway Shared Services Centre for Research and Academic Collaborations

Sunway University stepped up its efforts to produce graduates who meet the needs of industries by collaborating with Sunway Shared Services Centre (IT SSC). Recently, it signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with IT SSC to collaborate on Information Communication Technology (ICT) related research and development activities.

The collaboration will be in the form of knowledge and skills through three vertical segments; applied software and technology research and development, social network knowledge using Web 2.0 technology, and talent development and …

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Faculty of Science and Technology Teams Won Silver and Bronze Awards at Malaysia Technology Expo 2014

Faculty of Science and Technology Teams Won Silver and Bronze Awards at Malaysia Technology Expo 2014

Prize: Silver Medal in Invention & Innovation Awards 2014

Team members: Dr. Pu Chuan Chin, Dr. Lau Sian Lun and Mr. Aloysius Ang Yu Chien (BSc (Hons) Information Technology student, Department of Computer Science and Networked Systems)

Title: Smartphone Based Auxiliary System for Drivers

Description:

The Smartphone Based Auxiliary System is used to inform drivers about road anomalies and vehicle’s tire conditions. It utilizes the 3-axis accelerometer of a smartphone, and provides advice via Android based mobile application. Drivers are …

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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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Faculty of Arts rss

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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Gan (left) with his drawing and Susan Phua, a GMD lecturer

Two Times in a Row!

Gan Soon Bing won again in the Tanjong Heritage 2009 art competition. Last year he won first prize in the watercolour category for his pointillism rendition of a Chinese temple. This year he wins the second prize for his uniquely angled pencil drawing of fishermen in Port Dickson in the charcoal/pencil category. Gan completed his diploma in Graphic and Multimedia Design this year and is now working with an advertising agency. Not bad Gan!

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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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Shalei and her winning Eco design

Bags With Down-To-Earth Style

Sunway University College’s Shalei Yazmin Hamid Fulgencio, 18, a Graphic & Multimedia Design student won a Top 10 Designs Award at the 1000+7 Designs: World of Eco Bag Design Competition held in conjunction with KL Design Week 2009 Festival recently. The competition organised by BECOME “Be an Eco friend like Me” environmental community organization featured 1007 reusable bags with messages aimed at raising the awareness of conserving the environment and minimizing the use of plastic bags.

Shalei who hails from …

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Centre for Tourism, Hospitality & Culinary Management rss

From left to right: Tan Vi Jun, Michelle Tan, Chong Wei Tzeh, lecturer, Daniel Chong, Shireen Tan, Jessica Chang and Natasha Bt Mohd Yusof

7 Awards for Sunway University in Culinairé Malaysia 2011

6 students from the School of Hospitality, Tourism and Management (SHTLM) recently bagged awards at the Culinairé Malaysia 2011. The students took part in 3 categories namely, Cocktail, Mocktail and Fruit Flambe. Phuah Ng Kit and Shireen Tan who competed in the cocktail competition took home the silver medal each while Jessica Chang and Natasha bt Mohd Yusof who participated in the Mocktail category as well as Michelle Tan and Tan Vi June who participated in the Fruit Flambé category …

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Milestone Graduation Ceremony with a Special Diplomate at Sunway University College

Milestone Graduation Ceremony with a Special Diplomate at Sunway University College

The newly installed Foundation Chancellor of Sunway University College, Tan Sri Dato’ Seri (Dr) Jeffrey Cheah conferred degrees and granted diplomas to 538 graduates from the School of Computer Technology, School of Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure Management and the School of Creative Arts & Communication. This is the first time Sunway University College is awarding degrees and diplomas which have been developed entirely by Sunway academia. It was also the inaugural graduation since its Foundation Chancellor was installed in the …

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Natasha, Daniel and Joanna with their winning awards from the Nestle Coffee Competition 2012.

More Achievements for Sunway’s SHTLM Students

Sunway University’s School of Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure Management (SHTLM) students recently garnered more awards during the Nestle Coffee Competition 2012. Joanna Foong Xian Mae emerged champion while Natasha Binti Mohd Yusof emerged 2nd runner-up in the competition. Organised by Nestle, the competition was open to all colleges and universities around Malaysia.

Joanna Foong Xian Mae beat 19 other participating colleges and universities when she clinched the champion’s trophy for her original creations. To Joanna who is a first year …

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Left to right : Max Lim- SSD Advisor, Khor Yoong Soon-ACCA, Hong Xing Wei-AUSMAT, Ng Zhao Hoong-AUP/VU, Ho Joon Ming-ACCA, Too Chuan Hao-A Levels, Yonatan Christian-AUP/VU, Seated: Chia Yoon Yoong-AUSMAT, Heri Gunawan-Business, Ooi Chong Lip-CAT, Chen Yi Peng-CIMP, Lau Jing Wen-ACCA

Chess Kings

For the first time ever, Sunway University College Chess Team emerged as Champion of the International Chess category at the MAPCU IMU International Chess Competition 2009, organised by International Medical University, Bukit Jalil recently.

Last year, our International Chess team was in third placing, while the Chinese Chess team won the First Runner-up, a position which they maintained this year at the MAPCU IMU Chinese Chess 2009.

An exhilarated Chess Club advisor, Khoo Boo Hin of A-levels department said he was excited …

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American Degree Transfer Program rss

Esther Lim (left) with Sumitha Ganesharatnam (right), Head of the ADTP at Sunway.

Esther transfers to Ivy League institution

A proud occasion for Sunway’s American Degree Transfer Programme (ADTP) this year was when Esther Lim Wei Yee recently transferred to Cornell University, ranked 12 in the US according to U.S News 2008 edition. Esther is studying Biological Engineering after completing the required credits.

13 students from the ADTP were given Presidential Scholarships by Western Michigan University in June 2008. The value of the scholarship is USD8,000 per annum. Most of the scholars are pursuing disciplines in engineering. Congratulations to …

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4 ADTP Students given WMU Scholarship in the US

4 ADTP Students given WMU Scholarship in the US

At a certificate presentation recently, the American Degree Transfer Program (ADTP) at Sunway University College had reason to celebrate as a record 24 of its students, were honored in the Dean’s List of Western Michigan University (WMU) and four students were awarded the Presidential Scholarship by WMU, valued at USD8,000 per year. This is the first time the ADTP at Sunway had so many of its students bagging a prestigious scholarship from WMU in one occasion.

The overjoyed WMU-bound scholars …

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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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The WMU Presidential Scholars (except student in front row, third from left) with WMU staffs Cathleen Fuller (6th from right), Dr Craig Kaml (5th from right) and Mr Kirk Sundling (2nd from left)

14 Students Given USD118,000 per annum in Scholarships, Transferred to the Land of the Free

12 students of the Sunway University College American Degree Transfer Program (ADTP) have each been awarded Presidential Scholarships worth USD8,000 per annum from Western Michigan University (WMU). Among them is the past President of the ADTP student committee Foo Kok Seong, who has chosen to study engineering. Foo played a large role in organizing the ADTP Twilight Carnival 2009 which raised funds for the Vivekananda Home in Rembau. WMU has been a twinning partner of the Sunway ADTP since 1987….

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Victoria University Business & MBA Programme rss

Left, Lee Ming Hao, received a Tan Sri Dato’ Seri (Dr.) Jeffrey Cheah Scholastic Award from Puan Sri Datin Seri (Dr.) Susan Cheah, EXCO Member, the Sunway Group for his excellent VU B.Bus results and involvement in ECA.

Students who made a mark

534 Sunway students were presented with various scholarships amounting to RM 2.5 million during a ceremony held recently. The amount came from the Sunway Education Trust, a fund set up by Sunway in 1997 with an altruistic purpose of providing financial assistance to deserving students every year. A total of RM 30.4 million has been distributed so far to 3,500 students. Sunway University College is the only private higher education institution in Malaysia which operates under a Trust. “Sunway’s Founder Tan …

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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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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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Left to right, Tommy, Liew Jun Keen, Professor Peter Dawkins, Chancellor George Pappas, Puan Sri Susan Cheah, Amy Kok and Ng Chin Peng

Victoria University graduation in Malaysia gleams with achievers

205 students of the Victoria University (VU) twinning programme in Sunway College held their heads up high as they went on stage to receive their scrolls from VU Chancellor George Pappas during their graduation held in Petaling Jaya recently.

But this year’s ceremony was boosted by much pride as there were a number of scholarship recipients and well-rounded achievers.

Among the fresh and wide-eyed faces, Amy Kok Sok Jen who was a Star scholar, emerged the best student in the …

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Financial Courses rss

SUNWAY-TES PRESENTS RM200,000 WORTH OF SCHOLARSHIPS TO NGO ONE CARING HEART MALAYSIA

SUNWAY-TES PRESENTS RM200,000 WORTH OF SCHOLARSHIPS TO NGO ONE CARING HEART MALAYSIA

Feb 3, 2012, Bandar Sunway : Sunway-TES Sdn Bhd, a member of the Sunway Education Group, presented RM200,000 worth of scholarships to pursue CAT (Certified Accounting Technician)  and ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) programmes to One Caring Heart Malaysia, a non-profit organisation.

Mr. Teo Ee Sing, Executive Director of Sunway-TES presented the scholarships to Ms Sarojini Ruth Rajahser, Deputy President of One Caring Heart Malaysia, witnessed by Y.B. Senator Datuk Heng Seai Kie, Deputy Minister of Women, …

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Wen Xue, ACCA student, kicks while Mohd Ebrahim Sedeghianfimuzabd from the ‘A’ Levels, waits his turn. Kumaran Krishnan holds the bat.

Sunway University College Tops Inter-Varsity Taekwondo Tournament

In the first ever Inter-varsity martial arts tournament organised recently, Sunway University College successfully defeated five other higher institutions to reach the top of the medals tally with 7 golds, 7 silvers and 6 bronzes.

The standard of competition was intense with many participants impressing the judges as they competed in good form. INTI College (5 golds, 5 silvers and 6 bronzes) were the runner up and Asia Pacific University College of Technology & Innovation (UCTI) came in at third …

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Chew Shee Ghee and Class Conquer Worldwide ACA ICAEW First Stage

Chew Shee Ghee and Class Conquer Worldwide ACA ICAEW First Stage

The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales (ICAEW) and Sunway TES, the financial courses arm of Sunway University College, co-hosted the second annual ICAEW Award Presentation on March 10 to honour 16 students who were awarded their Professional Accountancy Certificate as well as to celebrate the achievement of one of its outstanding students, Ms Chew Shee Ghee who won first place in the world for the Taxation Paper. This paper is part of the highly sought after premier …

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Grateful for blessings

Grateful for blessings

Smiling warmly and dressed in a dark suit with her mane of long hair tamed neatly into place, her successful demeanour masks the bitter roots of life that Candy Lee Pik Shin once tasted as a child.

Coming from a poor family with her grandma as her closest relative, Lee never dreamt of going to university. “My initial plan was to work while studying part time,” she said.

After she learnt about the Tun Omar Ong Yoke Lin Community scholarship through Malaysian Care, the rest was history. She joined Sunway in 2003 …

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Alumni rss

Kenry and his four sculptures he exhibited at Threesixty Art Development Studio

New kid on the block pays tribute to lecturer

Kenry Tang Tze Lye did not know his latent penchant for Art when he was mixing potions in a lab as a pure science stream student in school. At the persuasion of an art teacher, he took up Art as a subject in his SPM and that took him on a spiritual journey that led to him completing his Diploma in Fine Art at Sunway University College in 2009. “It could have been hard for me but I was lucky as …

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Qu Hsueh Ming at Oxford

Kudos to Qu Hsueh Ming for His Outstanding World-Class Performance!

The Sun-U A-Level Programme is proud to announce the emergence from its ranks of yet another world beater!

First, in June 2006, there was Qu Hsueh Ming the pre-university graduate par excellence with a perfect 5A showing in the renowned Cambridge A-Level Examination.

Then, in September 2006, there was Hsueh Ming the Oxford-bound soon-to-be scholar of Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE), with impressive oratorical skills to boot, ready to mingle with Britain’s best.

Today, there is Qu Hsueh Ming, B.A. …

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Full Time Student is already an F & B Entrepreneur

Full Time Student is already an F & B Entrepreneur

Most students lead frantic lives running from class to books and their activities with hardly any time for anything else. A former Canadian International Matriculation Programme (CIMP) student at Sunway University College in 2004, and now final year student at Monash University, Sunway Campus, Tan Hai Liang has managed to balance time between his studies to make inroads into the food and beverage industry.

Doing a Bachelor in Business & Commerce degree and only 21 years old, he is the …

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Wong Chee Ming

Sunway Alumni journeys to the east

Wong Chee Ming was looking set to pursue his undergraduate degree programme in the West when he enrolled to do his Canadian International Matriculation Programme (CIMP) at Sunway in June 1998, but then circumstances changed when the Asian Financial crisis hit; instead, he is now happily pursuing his Master of Business Administration at one of China’s top MBA schools.

After completing the matriculation programme a year later, although he had to give up every hope he had to pursue his degree abroad …

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Faculty rss

Dr. Tony Luxon (second from left) with Cheong Sau Kuan (left), Woo Pei Jun (second from right) and Associate Professor Teoh Hsien-Jin

Keeping on par

Five Sunway academic staff are keeping on par with their colleagues in the United Kingdom.

They received their Certificate in Academic Practice (CAP) Module One, which makes them eligible to become Associate Fellows of Higher Education Academy in the U.K.

According to Dr Tony Luxon, who presented the certificates, it was an impressive achievement considering that the staff achieved this while teaching and carrying out research, simultaneously.

In his capacity as Continuing Professional Development Advisor, Dr. Luxon and his colleagues from the Centre Enhancement of Learning and Teaching (CELT) of Lancaster University recently conducted the workshops at Sunway….

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Proud collaborators Dr Anindita (left) and Neeta (right)

Dr Anindita’s book on democracy

Dr Anindita Dasgupta, a senior lecturer with the American Degree Transfer Programme at Sunway University College has been awarded the Asian Scholarship Fund (ASF) Collaborative Works Grant funded by the Ford Foundation and administered by the Asian Scholarship Foundation in Thailand.

Dr Anindita who teaches Pacific Asian Studies, will use the grant valued at USD16,000 to produce a landmark
edited book titled ‘Resurgent Democracies: Experiences of South and Southeast Asia’. Seven scholars from around the world including Dr Maung Zarni from Oxford …

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Sunway Students Edge First Runner-Up Place in MSC Business Plan Competition

Sunway Students Edge First Runner-Up Place in MSC Business Plan Competition

After winning two pre-qualifying rounds of the MSC Business Plan Competition late last year, students and staff made Sunway University College proud by winning the First Runner-up Award in the Business Idea category and the Merit Award in the Business Plan category respectively. This took place at the finals of the national level MSC-IHL Business Plan Competition in Putrajaya recently.

The students, Dexter Wong Kum Theen, Susmitha Burra and Lim Tou Ee are in the final year of the Bachelor …

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Towards Excellence in Teaching

Towards Excellence in Teaching

Sunway University College’s School of Computer Technology (SCT) lecturer, Lyon Laxman has a knack for lifelong learning and the inner drive for bigger tasks that even the Vice-Chancellor of Sunway University College, Professor Jarlath Ronayne is personally impressed with.

Lyon was awarded the certificate of “Exceptional MSc Project” by Rinicom Ltd, a privately owned technology company in the United Kingdom, for his outstanding M.Sc project paper.

Besides winning the prestigious industry award from Rinicom Ltd, Lyon also took part in …

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Institution rss

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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Professor Graeme Wilkinson (left) receives the award on behalf of Sunway University from YB Dato’ Sri Ahmad Shabery Cheek, Minister of Communications & Multimedia, Malaysia

Sunway University bags third Reader’s Digest Trusted Brands GOLD Award

Sunway University is thrilled to announce that it recently won the Reader’s Digest Trusted Brands GOLD Award 2013 in the Malaysian Private University category. This is the third consecutive time the University has won this award. The two earlier occasions it earned the same award were in the years 2012 and 2011 respectively.

According to Walter Beyleveldt, Managing Director, Asia-Pacific for Reader’s Digest, the awards given out in various categories are based entirely on consumer voting and are compiled in …

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Sunway University College (Sunway) Installs Tan Sri Jeffrey Cheah as Foundation Chancellor

Sunway University College (Sunway) Installs Tan Sri Jeffrey Cheah as Foundation Chancellor

Tan Sri Dato’ Seri (Dr) Jeffrey Cheah Fook Ling, Founder of the Sunway Group was officially installed on 19 September 2006 as the University’s Foundation Chancellor, the first time ever for a corporate chief to be given a chancellery position.

During the ceremony steeped in tradition and witnessed by honorary and distinguished guests, members of the faculties, scholars and staff, Tan Sri Jeffrey Cheah was bestowed the honour in the presence of HRH Sultan of Selangor, Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah …

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Lancaster students volunteer to plant trees in peat land forest

Lancaster students volunteer to plant trees in peat land forest

28 Lancaster University exchange students who were in Sunway University on a 3-week Sunway-Lancaster Summer Programme 2011 planted 150 “Tengek Burung” trees at the Raja Musa Forest Reserve, the largest peat land forest in Selangor. This activity was part of the annual tree planting campaign at the Raja Musa Forest Reserve managed by the Global Environment Centre (GEC), a Malaysian-based NGO committed to foster change in environmental issues. The Sunway University Student Council 2011 worked together with the Global Environment …

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