17 February 2012

Sunway A-Level high achievers garner scholarship to University of Auckland

Sunway College’s Cambridge Advanced Level Programme (A-Level) students are slowly starting to see their dreams turn into a reality as they continue to gleam with achievement. Stephenas Teh Wee Seng and Teh Shin Yee are not only high achievers but have received scholarships to pursue their degree in University of Auckland, New Zealand.

Stephenas clinched the “Top in the World” Award for Accounting at AS Level during the University of Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards recently. The Sunway Cambridge Advanced Level Programme (A-Level) student who is also a Petronas scholar scored 4 A* in Math, Accounting, Economics and Law after sitting for his A-Level examinations last year. Classmate, Teh Shin Yee, who scored 1 A* for Accounting and 2 A for Math and Economics garnered The Dean’s Asia Scholarship worth $26,040 at the University of Auckland Business School.

Stephenas (left) with Rajesvaran Murugan, Deputy Director of Programme A- Level.

16 February 2012

Sunway’s AUSMAT students ahead of the game

20 Australian Matriculation Programme (AUSMAT) students achieved an ATAR of 99 and above while 147 students achieved an ATAR of 90 and above in the 2011 AUSMAT WACE examinations recently from a cohort of 400 odd students. The students produced astounding results that reflects the quality of the Sunway AUSMAT programme and the dedication and commitment of the teachers in educating the students. In addition to that, 8 Sunway students received the special certificate of distinction award for five subjects out of a total of thirteen subject awards. The students were recognised for appearing within the top 0.5 per cent of those sitting in the WACE examination in the world.

Zhang Wei Ng and Say Ting Toon were highest in Accounting and Finance while Radhika Divya Chelliah in Career and Enterprise. The English masters, Jun Hwang Chan and Pauline Lim Wen Jun were top in English while Nicholas Keevan Rajah and Uhendran Subpramaniam aced the WACE examinations in English as an Additional Language & Dialect leaving Alliyza Esther Qin Shi Lim to top Psychology.

From left to right: Uhendra, Eunice, Alliyza and Nicholas.

13 February 2012

A Harvard Collection in Sunway Campus

The Tun Hussein Onn Library (THOL), one of the largest private academic libraries in Malaysia located within Sunway Campus, saw the launch of a new collection titled, “A Harvard Collection”. This collection gives prominence to a distinct research collection that is aimed to support the teaching and research needs of the academic institution.

Wong Sook Jean, Chief Librarian showing Tan Sri Lin See Yan the collection of books in the library.

02 February 2012

Sunway’s AUSMAT continue to produce quality graduates

Sunway College’s Australian Matriculation Programme (AUSMAT) 2011 students recently graduated in a ceremony themed “And the stars go marching on” at Sunway Resort Hotel & Spa.

Katryne Chia Phei Shan and Ooi Sze Hong received three Best Academic Achievement Awards (BAAA) for emerging top scorer for three subjects. Katryne was top scorer for 3 subjects; Chemistry, Physics, and Politics and Law and Ooi for Maths Specialist, Accounting and Finance and Economics. Lim Choon Chung and Joel Justin Anak George both received two BAAA for being the top scorers in Accounting and Finance and Chemistry and Maths 3A3B and Psychology respectively. 13 BAAA were given out in total during the graduation ceremony.

The Sunway AUSMAT graduates will continue to shine in pursuit of their dreams.