1 September 2014

Honorary Award for Elizabeth Lee

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Senior Executive Director of Sunway Education Group, Elizabeth Lee Fuh Yen has been conferred an honorary doctorate by the Council and the Senate of University of Nottingham, United Kingdom, for her immense and exceptional contributions to education in Malaysia. She received the Doctor of Laws, honoris causa, from Professor Christine Ennew, Pro-Vice-Chancellor of The University of Nottingham, and Provost and CEO of The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus, at the graduation ceremony held recently.

Each year the world-class University of Nottingham, ranked in the top 1 per cent of all universities worldwide bestows honorary degrees to a small select number of individuals who have achieved outstanding success and distinction in their chosen fields. Dr Elizabeth Lee joins the creator of ibuprofen, the late Professor Steward Adams, OBE; British High Commissioner to Malaysia, H.E. Simon Featherstone, CMG; Olympic Gold Medalist, Dr Tim Brabants, MBE; and current governor of Bank Negara Malaysia, Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Dr. Zeti Akhtar Aziz; to be amongst the choice luminaries who have received the honour.


Sunway Student Ambassadors Learn to Work as a Team

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"The teambuilding was so much fun and I want to do it again! The games taught me a lot about teamwork especially through the beach activities", says Ong Jo Lyn of the Sunway College A-Level programme. Jo Lyn was one of 52 Sunway Student Ambassadors from various pre-university programmes at Sunway College selected for a day out at Sunway Lagoon. The special outing where the students were engaged in teambuilding exercises and games was held in appreciation of their outstanding achievement through active involvement as volunteers in events by the Sunway Marketing Department and as Sunway’s brand ambassadors.


26 August 2014

Sunway Shines At National And International Sports Arenas Victorious with 54 medals at MASISWA (Majlis Sukan IPTS Malaysia) in June 2014

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Students from Sunway University and Sunway College with total of 54 medals stormed to victory at the MASISWA Sports Carnival - Selangor Zone and MASISWA swimming championship. The rush of gold medals by the university and college’s swimmers saw them retaining their title as swimming champions which they won in 2013.

This is the first time Sunway University has emerged as the top performing university in the MASISWA Selangor Zone Sports Carnival, beating 16 other private learning institutions; and its second victory in the MASISWA swimming championship.  

In the MASISWA Selangor Zone Sports Carnival, the Sunway team took home 11 gold, 7 silver and 5 bronze medals. Bowling athletes contributed the most medals for Sunway University with Victoria Chin of American Degree Transfer Program (ADTP) and Cheah Yung Ren of Foundation in Arts (FIA) sharing 9 gold medals between them. Two of the gold medals came from table tennis player Wendy Lau Jun Zhen of BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance.

For the MASISWA Swimming Championship at Bukit Jalil National Aquatics Centre, Sunway University sent a 12-member team and all came back with a medal. 11 golds were bagged and two members of the team were crowned as top performers in the competition. Chan Jie of Certified Accounting Technician (CAT) and Mary Ann Kok of ADTP emerged best male and female swimmer.

Sunway University’s athletes are now gearing up for on-going MASISWA and MAPCU (Malaysian Association of Private Colleges and University) sports competitions which are continuing until end of 2014.