Pre-University rss

Mrs Hor Poh Choo, Director of ‘A’ Level programme (left) congratulating Megha Subramanian, top student for the November 2005 ‘A’ Level exams.

Top Students Power Up Pre-U Programmes

Sunway University College has the distinction of being the only institution in Malaysia that is a provider of four pre-university programmes from Australia, Canada and the UK.

Sunway University College has been offering the Australian Matriculation (AusMat) on behalf of the Curriculum Council of Western Australia since 1988 and is one of the largest providers in terms of student numbers for the Ontario-based Canadian International Matriculation Programme (CIMP) since 1990. It is the sole provider of the Monash University Foundation Year (MUFY) in …

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Sunway A-Level high achievers garner scholarship to University of Auckland

Sunway A-Level high achievers garner scholarship to University of Auckland

Sunway College’s Cambridge Advanced Level Programme (A-Level) students are slowly starting to see their dreams turn into a reality as they continue to gleam with achievement. Stephenas Teh Wee Seng and Teh Shin Yee are not only high achievers but have received scholarships to pursue their degree in University of Auckland, New Zealand.

Stephenas clinched the “Top in the World” Award for Accounting at AS Level during the University of Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards recently. The …

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Sunway Student Makes Magic in Prague

Sunway Student Makes Magic in Prague

Four hundred and fifty players flocked to The Czech Republic in May to compete in Magic: The Gathering® (MTG) Pro Tour Prague 2006, one out of a series of tournaments held worldwide for the collectable card game. Sunway University College (Sunway University College) student, Terry Soh, climbed to an impressive 11th ranking, raking in remarkable winnings of USD 6, 000 (RM22, 000).

Soh, currently undergoing a pre-university programme in Sunway University College, is Malaysia’s own sensation in MTG arena. He …

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The ultimate Cambridge experience for Sunway A-Level student

The ultimate Cambridge experience for Sunway A-Level student

Ng Zhu Shen, a former Sunway A-Level student has successfully transferred to the University of Cambridge to pursue a degree in Engineering. Having returned after a year for a short break, Zhu Shen relates his experience studying in this prestigious university, “Cambridge is the best university in the world and the highlight would be its strong academic environment. We have lectures, practical and coursework to focus on and are each assigned to a tutor to help us in our studies.” …

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Sunway University Business School rss

(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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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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Yeoh Yun Wei with his certificate

Best Presenter award for Sunway University accounting & finance student

The Possibiliser team comprising three B.Sc (Hons) Accounting & Finance students from Sunway University became one of the five finalist teams in the Frost & Sullivan Public Sector Case Challenge Malaysia 2013. The challenge attracted numerous teams from various public and private universities. All five teams presented their case to a panel of judges who included CEOs and senior management of companies from various industries, as part of the challenge.

Although The Possibiliser team did not win the First or …

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Faculty of Science and Technology rss

Eu Kok Seng (left) Dr Yap (centre) and Tee Tiam Hee (right), with their medal and robotic models that can use the 3D smart user interactive system

Silver award for invention by a Sunway University research team

Dr. Yap Kian Meng a senior lecturer with the Faculty of Science and Technology, Sunway University and postgraduate students Eu Kok Seng and Tee Tiam Hee have been awarded a Silver medal for their Project “3D Smart User Interactive System with Real Time Feedback of Proprioceptive Orientation” in the recent 24th International Invention, Innovation & Technology Exhibition (ITEX’13), organised by MINDS (Malaysian Invention & Design Society). The event which was held at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, saw a participation of …

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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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2nd Best Paper Award at 4th International Conference on Computing and Informatics

2nd Best Paper Award at 4th International Conference on Computing and Informatics

Congratulations to our Master of Science in Computer Science student, Mr Leslie Tiong Ching Ow, Senior Lecturer, Dr Lee Yun Li from Department of Computer Science and Networked System (Faculty of Science and Technology) and our part-time professor, Professor David Ngo who have won the 2nd Best Paper Award at the 4th International Conference on Computing and Informatics (ICOCI) 2013 on August 28-30 at Sarawak.

The title of the conference paper is Forex Trading Prediction Using Linear Regression Line, Artificial …

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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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Faculty of Arts 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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Left to right (centre) students Kenry Tang, Laura Viviana Acero Collazos, Sharmila Shresta, Lyana Shamsudin, Amir Ali with their lecturers Joseph Fernz (left) and Nasarudin Ahmad (right)

Wild Creativity Earns Students a Prize

In the Design & Illustrate : Horse Sculpture Competition organised by the Selangor Turf Club, Sunway University College students vivid painting on a life-size horse sculpture won them the third prize of RM3,000.

The title of their creative work was “Through the eyes of the Artist”. Their concept reflected the great master paintings of horses from primitivism to post-modernism covering the works of artists like Carvaggio, Peter Paul Reuben, Picasso and others.

The expression of the painting was as free …

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Sharifah Sofia Syed Hussein is 24 years old and graduated in 2008.

An Interview with a Rising Star (Sharifah Sofia)

Sharifah Sofia is no ordinary student. When she signed up to do her Diploma in Performing Arts at Sunway University College, she was already in the acting profession for some time. We caught up and had a chat with her after she graduated in October last year.

Q: Now that you have graduated, what are you planning to do?
A: Thank God I have been acting for a while. After graduation, I had immediately got back to work. TV3 hit series Sindarela …

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Rising star

Rising star

A true blue city lass, Melinda Wong is an aspiring singer-songwriter.

The 21-year-old, who is currently pursuing her Diploma in Performing Arts at Sunway University College, is expecting to graduate in October this year.

Although music has been her main passion from young, she decided to take up performing arts because she wants to explore her other talents such as acting, directing and filmmaking. The guitar – acoustic, electrical and classical — is her favourite musical instrument, although she also …

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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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: Valedictorian Jet Chan Yung Mun (right) with the Chancellor of Sunway University College, Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Dr. Jeffrey Cheah AO

Accounting, Hospitality and Tourism graduates shine at Sunway University College Graduation

The Sunway University College 4th Graduation Ceremony 2010 was held at the Grand Lagoon Ballroom of Sunway Resort Hotel and Spa recently. The inspiring and dignified ceremony saw the conferment of degrees and granting of diplomas to those who qualified. There were a total of 378 graduates and diplomates at this graduation.

The Chancellor of Lancaster University, Sir Chris Bonington and the Chancellor of Sunway University College, Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Dr Jeffrey Cheah AO, were present to give away …

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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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American Degree Transfer Program rss

For winning the first challenge, Team Fuxion was awarded with a cozy dinner with Joel Neoh, winner of The Firm, and the SAC organisers.  (L-R) Paul Ngu, Khor Jia Na, Lee Siok Ping, Joel Neoh, Tang Wai Hoe, Rebecca Ng, Elisa Dass and Muhammad Faisal.

Winners of Sunway Apprentice Challenge Dine with Joel Neoh

Sunway University College and Alliance Bank Malaysia Berhad proudly present the first ever Sunway Apprentice Challenge (SAC), an especially competitive four-month programme designed by the educational leader in partnership with the established bank. SAC aims to identify Sunway students of outstanding caliber and prepare them for the competitive business world by challenging them with real life business tasks.

The two competing teams, comprising of five students from undergraduate programmes (Team Fuxion) and five from pre university programmes (Team Edge), were …

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Li Jane (left) receiving her scholarship from Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Dr. Jeffrey Cheah.

Sunway University students are a sensation at the lanes

Hundreds of hours of training at bowling alleys have indeed paid off for Jacqueline Jenelee Sijore and Sin Li Jane.
The steely 19-year-old Jacqueline, who is currently studying in the American Degree Transfer Program (ADTP) at Sunway University, was crowned world champion at the Women’s World Championships 2011 in Hong Kong in September. She bagged Gold for Malaysia in the women’s doubles at the 26th SEA Games in Palembang, Indonesia recently (with partner Zandra Aziela Ibrahim Hakimi). Jacqueline also won …

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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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Bumper Crop on Dean’s List

Bumper Crop on Dean’s List

39 students from the Sunway University College American Degree Transfer Program found themselves on the Dean’s List recently which hailed students who achieved a GPA of 3.5 to 4.0 in the August to December 2008 semester.

9 students achieved an almost perfect GPA of 3.9 to 4.0 (Summa Cum Laude). The program which has been offered at Sunway University College since 1987 provides two years of study before students transfer their credits to US universities to continue for another two …

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Victoria University Business & MBA Programme rss

For winning the first challenge, Team Fuxion was awarded with a cozy dinner with Joel Neoh, winner of The Firm, and the SAC organisers.  (L-R) Paul Ngu, Khor Jia Na, Lee Siok Ping, Joel Neoh, Tang Wai Hoe, Rebecca Ng, Elisa Dass and Muhammad Faisal.

Winners of Sunway Apprentice Challenge Dine with Joel Neoh

Sunway University College and Alliance Bank Malaysia Berhad proudly present the first ever Sunway Apprentice Challenge (SAC), an especially competitive four-month programme designed by the educational leader in partnership with the established bank. SAC aims to identify Sunway students of outstanding caliber and prepare them for the competitive business world by challenging them with real life business tasks.

The two competing teams, comprising of five students from undergraduate programmes (Team Fuxion) and five from pre university programmes (Team Edge), were …

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Chua at 434 Café in Muar

Chua Teck Boon’s Growing Concern for Coffee

Mention Chua Teck Boon’s name among the Sunway University College, Victoria University Alumni and chances are that you will get admirable comments about Chua and his success as a budding entrepreneur.

Thirty-one year old Chua recalls fondly his days as a student of the Sunway University College Bachelor of Business twinning degree programme with Victoria University (VU). “There were only 20 people in my class at Sunway then,” said Chua. “We learned many skills which I have used today in …

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The authors presenting an e-book to YB Dr. Hou with Elizabeth Lee (extreme left)

VU MBA Alumni launch their third book

Four enterprising MBA alumni of Sunway University College, Benson Wong, Rodney Toh, Lenny Chiah and Steven Shim have launched their third book, “MBA Edge Unlimited” at Sunway University College recently. The four were among the first cohorts of the Victoria University MBA at Sunway University College in 2004 and early 2005.

Benson Wong said “It was my dream to pursue the MBA which was the pinnacle of my professional life. I believe there are others who yearn to achieve an …

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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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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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Top Sunway University College Graduate wins Ernst & Young Award

Top Sunway University College Graduate wins Ernst & Young Award

22 year old Lai Kar Jun, an outstanding student at Sunway University College, was selected for the Ernst and Young Best Graduating ACCA student Award at the recent ACCA/CAT Graduation ceremony. And quite rightly so because his track record tells it all.

Lai outshone 110 others who sat for the Professional ACCA examination. From Kuala Lumpur, he is an accomplished all-rounder and matched all the criteria required for the award both academically and in off-campus activities.

Packing a punch in …

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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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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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Alumni rss

Maybelline New York’s latest ambassador Liyana Jasmay explains her definition of beauty

Style: Face-to-face with Liyana

(Original article written by SUZIEANA UDA NAGU taken from NST Online)

AT first sight, actress Liyana Jasmay looks too young to be wearing make-up. But the starlet’s petite stature and youthful features — baby-faced and doe-eyed — belie the fact that she will be old enough to vote come March 28.

This month is shaping up to be a good one for Liyana as she not only celebrates her 21st birthday but has also bagged one of the beauty …

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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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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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Brian with his friend Fish Leong (left).

Brian John Yim, music producer with a mission

Brian John Yim does not appear to be your typical Gospel singer burning up the pews in foot-stomping and soulful vocals but delivers songs dedicated to his faith, nonetheless. His latest album “The Time has Come” is brimming with contemporary numbers all written by him over the years, and just released on the market.

The album features “Here I Am” which was aired in Brazil and will be translated into Portuguese. Brian shares duets with Juwita Suwito, Malaysian Idol coach …

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Faculty rss

Assoc. Prof Dr Teoh (2nd from left) with his award. On his right is the representative of Poney Garments Sdn Bhd. On his left is Dr K.H Wang and on the extreme right is DYTM Tuanku Hajjah Lailatul Shahreen Akashah Khalil, Raja Puan Muda Perlis and Patron of the APECP

Outstanding Child Psychologist Award 2009/2010 for Assoc. Prof. Dr. Teoh Hsien-Jin

Sunway University College lecturer and its head of the School of Health and Natural Sciences, Associate Professor Dr. Teoh Hsien-Jin received the Outstanding Child Psychologist Award 2009/2010 in the Association of Professional Early Childhood Providers Malaysia (APECP) Excellent Child Contributor Awards 2009/2010 recently.

The award recognises individuals who have made significant contributions towards improving quality and providing excellent services in early childhood education, care and development in Malaysia. The APECP Excellent Child Contributor Awards also accorded awards to businesses, non-profit …

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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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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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Dr Uthaya making a point on what we can all do for the environment

Environmental Proponent Wins Award

With more and more companies jumping on the recycling bandwagon in their efforts to project an environmentally conscious image, it has now become essential for each of us to understand that there is more to preserving the environment than recycling.

“People should reduce their use of plastic bags” said Dr Uthaya. It’s sad that we have reached a point where salespeople feel they have not served us if they have not given us a plastic bag. “It’s a cultural norm now …

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Institution rss

From left to right: Yap Wan Li , Deric Yee Seng Kit and Sonia Lim Suan Li, SUBS’s Bachelor of Science (Hons) Accounting and Finance.

Sunway University Business School champion PNB Quiz

Derick Yee, Sonia Lim and Yap Wan Li who represented the Sunway University Business School (SUBS) during the national level Investment Quiz Competition organised by Permodalan Nasional Berhad (PNB) made Sunway University proud when they championed the 2011 competition.  The students did not falter even though they were perceived to be ‘newbies’ in the competition and displayed strength and character throughout. This is the first time in 11 years a private institution (IPTS) has won.

Three students were chosen to …

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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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Sunway Australian Matriculation Students Sweep Chemistry Awards Worldwide

Sunway Australian Matriculation Students Sweep Chemistry Awards Worldwide

The Australian Matriculation (AusMat) pre-University students at Sunway University College who graduated recently, achieved commendable results among all the AusMat providers worldwide in Western Australia, Indonesia, Vietnam, China and Malaysia.

Out of the 266 Sunway AusMat students who sat the November 2006 examinations, 30 students (11%) achieved a TER of 99 and were in the top 1% in the world. 90 students (33.8%) had TER above 90 and were in the top 10% worldwide. 4 Sunway AusMat students had an …

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Law, Pu and Jasmine

Sunway University gets Gold and Bronze at ITEX 2012

At the 23rd International Invention, Innovation & Technology Exhibition (ITEX 2012) recently, lecturer Jasmine Lee Hee Jeong of the Department of Computer Science and Networked Systems, Sunway University, clinched a Gold award for her research project HelloMeT – a tool for developing electronic textbooks on the internet.

This tool is an electronic textbook-based mind map. The electronic textbook can include multimedia contents like videos, and flash. It has been tested with students and staff of Sunway University. They can …

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