26 October 2015

A Chat with VUMBA Melbournian Tyson Murphy

Trailblazing as the first Australian to embark on an exchange with the Victoria University MBA (VUMBA) programme, 37-year old Tyson Murphy from Melbourne is not new to Malaysia. Having been to Penang once for a conference, this 7-week programme is the longest he has stayed thus far in Malaysia. Currently in his final semester at Melbourne’s Flinders Campus for an 18-month, 12-unit MBA programme, Tyson took on this challenge in Malaysia to better his career prospects and embrace a cultural exchange experience.

Tyson enjoys meeting new people and has had a very welcoming and hospitable experience on the Sunway campus. Despite finding the local accent challenging at times, he has made many new friends by engaging in active listening. Picking Malaysia for his last subject was out of the desire to do something different and the opportunity to engage in a new cultural and learning experience. All it took to make up his mind was a visiting meet and greet with Dr Hendry Ng, Head of the VU MBA programme at Sunway College.

Kavitha Ambigabadi, Dr Hendry Ng, Tyson and Wan IIyani

19 October 2015

Getting mental at Sunway University

Sunway University and Sunway Education Group’s Student Services Department in collaboration with Sunway Medical Centre recently organised conference on mental health, themed “Getting Mental: Wellbeing Beyond Self”.

Dr Elizabeth Lee, Senior Executive Director, Sunway University and Sunway Education Group presenting a token of appreciation to Tan Sri Datuk Seri Lee Lam Thye, Trustee of the Jeffrey Cheah Foundation for his opening address

16 October 2015

Sunway College Dominates the Monash Business Investment Challenge 2015

Sunway College students stormed into victory at the Monash Business Investment Challenge (BIC) 2015, raking all prizes from the competition.

Chai Lit Kean and Tan Shao Qian from Sunway College’s Monash University Foundation (MUFY) emerged as the grand winners and were rewarded with a Monash University Malaysia Partial Scholarship worth of 50 percent tuition fee waiver. Hue Zhi Yang and Thew Shao Chuan from Sunway College’s A-level were the first runners-up, winning a cash prize of RM2,000.

The winners of Business Investment Challenge 2015 - all from Sunway College. From left: 3rd runners-up Eric Teh Soon Guan and Ng Yeng Ching (A-level), 1st runners-up Hue Zhi Yang and Thew Shao Chuan (A-level), Grand prize winners Chai Lit Kean and Tan Shao Qian (MUFY) and 2nd runners-up (CIMP)

01 October 2015

AUP Talents Shine at ‘One World Culture’ Intercollege Challenge

The atmosphere at the wide open space car park of the Higher Education Ministry Building was bustling. There was a sea of young people clad in either sports or cultural attire and the music bursting through the sound system was lively and upbeat. The Higher Education Week themed ‘One World Culture’ was indeed an inviting event not to be missed by the many enthusiastic participants competing against various higher education institutions around Malaysia. The events included competitions of inter-college road relay, auto saloon, football, cultural dances and the highly anticipated Singing Competition of International students performing Malay songs.

The atmosphere at the grounds of Ministry of Education, Putrajaya, was happening.