31 March 2014

Lights out!

Non-essential lights were switched off as Sunway celebrated Earth Hour on 29 March 2014 between 8:30 and 9:30pm. Students and staffs also joined in the worldwide movement by signing and pledging to "Live Green".

12 March 2014

Clean sweep by Sunway University

Participants from Sunway University took home all the awards at the recent Nescafe Coffee Milano Challenge. Twenty-two year old Jessica Chang Chek Zue who is pursuing the Bachelor of Science (Hons) International Hospitality Management, walked away the Champion with a cash prize of RM2,000. Fellow student, Riley Pham Xuan Quyet who emerged First Runner-Up took home RM1,500 while Daniel Chong Ka Leong, Sunway University lecturer, was voted Best Coach of the Year and won himself RM1,000.

The winners from Sunway University (3rd to 5th from left): Jessica Chang, Champion of the Nescafe Milano Challenge, Daniel Chong, Best Coach of the Year and Riley Pham, First Runner-Up

The competition, organised by Nestle and in its fourth year saw the participation of twenty-six contestants from thirteen colleges and universities.

10 March 2014

Sunway Students and Staff Gather for MH370

On Monday, a short candlelight vigil was held where the crowd observed a 5-minute silent prayer for the families and all those on-board the missing air craft. The short vigil, was initiated by Jennifer Rathabai Kunchiram, President of Sunway Academic Staff Association with the support of administration and academic staff, students and the management of Sunway Education Group. Sunway’s Australian Matriculation (AUSMAT) Student Council, set up notice boards for all those who wish to share their prayers and messages.

6 March 2014

Sunway students raise funds for World Vision and Mercy Malaysia

A one month fundraising campaign organised by the Sunway University Student Council, Sunway Volunteer Society and fellow students from the Philippines at the end of last year raised RM11,600 in support of World Vision Malaysia and Mercy Malaysia’s disaster relief efforts in the Philippines caused by Typhoon Haiyan. The donations collected were recently handed over in a mock cheque presentation ceremony.

Yang Mulia Raja Riza Shazmin Raja Badrul Shah, Honorary Secretary of Mercy Malaysia and Lee Siew Tin, Head of Marketing and Communications from World Vision Malaysia received cheques for RM5,800 each from Elizabeth Lee, Senior Executive Director of Sunway Education Group, and a member of the board of trustees for Mercy Malaysia.

Yang Mulia Raja Riza Shazmin Raja Badrul Shah receiving the cheque from Elizabeth Lee