17 October 2012

Sunway Education Group celebrates 25 years of trailblazing education with SEE2012

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The Sunway Education Expo 2012 (SEE2012), a signature event held to mark 25 years of trailblazing education, was a festival of ideas and creativity that lit up the hearts and minds of those who were present during the two-day event held at Sunway University recently. Themed “Inspiring Hearts and Minds”, SEE2012 was a platform where creative and innovative ideas as well as achievements in the areas of business, science, technology, languages, fashion, and the creative arts were brought forward.

SEE2012 saw an illustrious line-up of speakers who have in many ways impacted the world. The four sub-themes adopted by SEE2012 are (i) Icons, Geniuses, Mavericks, (ii) Eco-Imagination (iii) Social Innovation and (iv) Arts and Creativity.

Mano Maniam speaking about The Learning Business-Future Imperfect during SEE2012

11 October 2012

SUNWAY EDUCATION GROUP CELEBRATES 25 YEARS OF TRAILBLAZING EDUCATION WITH GALA DINNER

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Bandar Sunway, 10 October 2012 – The Sunway Education Group (“SEG”) celebrated its 25th Silver Jubilee Anniversary recently with a Silver Jubilee Gala Dinner attended by 1,280 staff, students and alumni of the Sunway Education Group. The dinner was the culmination of a number of events organised by SEG throughout the year. The dinner also heralded the Sunway Education Expo (“SEE”) 2012, a signature event for the anniversary which was held the next two days on 6 and 7 October.


Nobel Laureate wows crowd with immunology and humour

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Sunway University recently welcomed Professor Peter C. Doherty, AC, FAA, FRS to join its list of distinguished speakers for the Tan Sri Jeffrey Cheah Distinguished Speakers Series (TSJCDSS). Professor Doherty who won the 1996 Nobel Prize together with Rolf Zinkernagel in Physiology and Medicine for their work on immunity to viruses, presented a short talk titled “The Killer Defense.” The talk elucidated on a short history on the discovery of erythrocytes (red blood cells), white corpuscles and the role of the macrophages and lymphocytes to what we presently know.

Nobel Laureate Professor Peter C. Doherty sharing a video on Cytotoxic Tlymphocyte (CTL Effectors) during the Tan Sri Jeffrey Cheah Distinguished Speakers Series.

9 October 2012

Students proudly wear used clothes at Eco event

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Even with nationwide recycling, solid waste is a major environmental problem in Malaysia. As a nation, Malaysia produces 8.4 million tonnes of waste a year. However, Malaysians are not in the habit of donating or wearing old clothes. Unwanted clothes are often included with the trash. Selling one’s old clothes, swapping or giving away is not in our culture. For this reason, Sunway University and Sunway College held an Eco Fashion Show during its Sunway Campus Eco-Passion Day 2012 to raise awareness among students and others not to be trashy but to donate, swop or recycle their old or pre-loved clothes.