23 December 2014

Students from SMK Siburan Win Sunway Scholarships

Students Angelina Jefary, Rozanne Jeyanti Rajendran, Moses Mc Govern Philip Johnson, Prince De Mcqueen Wheatley and Muhd Fahman Fitri Mohd Mohtar from SMK Siburan, Sarawak won themselves full scholarships to pursue further study in any one of the Pre-University programmes at Sunway College or the Sunway University American Degree Transfer Program.

The members of Funky Fresh Masters of the Universe beat five other teams in the Grand Finals of Click! 4.0. Their project addresses a critical social issue in their community - the participation of youths in illegal drag racing where many often end up injured or killed. Their initiative provides a platform for youths to spend time productively through participation in singing, dancing and the performing arts with a series of concerts where they perform for their peers and members of the community. The project drew support not only from members of their community but the police department as well.

15 December 2014

Morally Right versus Legally Right

The inaugural Unleash Your Inner Hero Talk Series by the Justice League Sunway Edition started out with a talk by guest speaker Munirah Abdul Hamid, Founder of Pertiwi Soup Kitchen.

An active social worker, Munirah shared her experience in serving others and her views on the proposed controversial plan to bar soup kitchens in Kuala Lumpur’s shopping district earlier this year.

11 December 2014

Sunwayians Come Out Tops in Romancing My Malaysia Competition

“As we celebrate Malaysia Day, we should commit our spirit to the challenges of nation-building” said Sammy Chong Poh Chin, Programme Executive from the Department of Art and Design, Sunway University. Chong’s “Tiger Cup” which features the Malaysian Tiger and Hibiscus won the first prize in the Starbucks Cup Design Competition. The competition entitled “Romancing My Malaysia” was in collaboration with Kakiseni, organised in conjunction with Malaysia Day.

Sunway University student Shannon Chan Ziali, took home the second prize with “Comic Cup”. The semester four student of Diploma in Graphic and Multimedia Design said, ”I did the design in comic form because I didn't want it to just be a static drawing. I also wanted to tell a story (literally) through my design and thought the most appropriate text to use were the lyrics of our national anthem, the Negaraku.”

4 December 2014

8tv finds talent at Sunway University

In its search for the most promising student artwork, Malaysian television station 8TV launched its first 8TV Quickie College Project roadshow at Sunway University. This project features a video competition that runs from 1st September 2014 till 28th November 2014, roadshows at various universities with talks and presentations by Media Prima employees sharing their work experience in the creative industry.

The project aims to cultivate aspiring content creators and graphic maestros. Participants of the competition can either submit a 3-minute video of any genre for the Content Creation category or a 10-20 second brand advertisement video about 8TV for the Graphic and Motion Arts category. Top 10 entries of the competition, which will be selected through 8TV and public votes, will be aired on the 8TV Quickie and 8TV commercial breaks in December.

From left: Augustine Wong, Head of Department of Art and Design, Sunway University Faculty of Arts, Prof Graeme Wilkinson, Marini Ramlan, Dr Elizabeth Lee, Lee Weng Keng, Airin Zainul, Prof Sion Llywd Hughes, Shazreena Kassim and Mohd Aidil.

1 December 2014

One Hundred Cyclists Converge at Sunway University

Never before had so many bicycles been seen at Sunway University. The University was the last stop for one hundred cyclists who took it to the streets of Selangor in an effort to promote healthy living and unity. Comprised mainly of students in the Scout group, they cycled from SMK Bandar Sri Damansara 1 to Bandar Sunway early one Saturday morning. Joining them were the alumni of SMK Bandar Sri Damansara 1 who are currently studying at Sunway College and Sunway University.