06 September 2011

Sunway College students accomplishing the Canadian Dream

3 Canadian International Matriculation Programme (CIMP) students each received a Maple Leaf Bursary worth C$1,000.00 during the Canada Day celebrations from the Canadian High Commissioner to Malaysia, H.E Randolph Mank at Canada House, Kuala Lumpur, recently.

Houman Nejad Bagher Lahiji, Alireza Fataei Bolourchi and Joy Chrystal Ng Seet Wan were CIMP students in Sunway College are preparing to pursue their studies in Canada. Besides producing excellent grades, these students were also in need of financial assistance.

Alireza Fataei Bolourchi receiving his bursary from Canadian High Commissioner Randolph Mank

The bursaries were sponsored by Canadian companies such as Bank of Nova Scotia Bhd, Bombardier (M) Sdn Bhd, CAE Simulator Services Inc, Manulife Insurance (Malaysia) and others. High Commissioner Randolph Mank said, “Canadian universities are among some of the best universities in the world and the Maple Leaf bursary programme will support these deserving students”, in his speech.

Joy Chrystal Ng receiving her bursary from Canadian High Commissioner Randolph Mank

Houman Nejad Bagher Lahiji who will be leaving to Canada sometime in September will be pursuing his studies in Electrical Engineering in McGill University, Canada. Houman said, “It was a pretty exciting experience to receive the maple bursary from the Canadian High Commissioner himself as well as meet other VIPs”. Houman who hails from Iran shared, “ It was a pleasant experience staying in Malaysia during the course of my programme which was approximately 15 months where I was exposed to a more international and modern culture that will ease my adaption process when I am in Canada”.

Houman Nejad Bagher Lahiji receiving his bursary from Canadian High Commissioner Randolph Mank.

Joy Chrystal Ng Seet Wan from Malaysia will be heading to the University of Waterloo to pursue her degree in Maths and majoring in Actuarial Science.

1 comment:

  1. Congratulation to Alireza, Joy Chrystal and Houman.

    Sunway Education Group is now a buzz word among Students of Bangladesh. Almost all the students of business studies Dept. are willing to go Sunway University,Malaysia for their higher study.

    I am Sazid Hossain from Bangladesh and i am Student of ACCA [Association of Chartered Certified Accountants]. Sunway Education Group is my first choice. Hope that I can get myself admitted there as soon as possible.