The Sunway University, originally known as the Sunway College opened its gate for students in 1987. The Sunway University was officially opened by the late Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Alhaj Ibni Almarhum Sultan Hisamuddin Alam Shah Alhaj, the Sultan of Selangor Darul Ehsan. Since its inception it has been a premier university upgraded by the Malaysian ministry of higher education.
Since many years the Sunway University has been receiving excellence awards and top national ranking. It received “Excellent" rating in the national SETARA'09 rating system and continued to receive the same in 2013 as well.
The Sunway University offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses mostly in English language under several faculties. Faculty of Arts, Business School, Science and Technology and Centre for American as well as English language studies are the prominent faculties in the Sunway University. The university offers a PhD as well. Post graduate programmes in Psychology, life sciences and computer sciences are also regarded as one of the best in Malaysia.
The university also has collaboration with Lancaster University, Britain. The academic collaboration is in the field of Business, Psychology, Computer Technology and Communication. This also enables Sunway to offer dual degrees.
Born with a mission to be a world class university, the Sunway University is known for excellence, enterprise, professionalism, financial self-reliance, innovation, mutual respect and team spirit.
The campus of the Sunway University is spread across 22 acres at the Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia. It is fully equipped modern learning and teaching facilities. It provides a Wi-Fi access to all across the campus. The campus also has bookshop, sports facilities with other recreational activities. The Learning-teaching facilities include 120 classrooms and 15 lecture theatres. Science and Multi-media laboratories and library are also available to all the students. The main campus of the Sunway University tries to fulfil every need of their students.
The Sunway University provides state-of-the-art accommodation facilities through Sunway Monash Residence, San-U Residence, Sun-U Apartments. All the accommodations are just few minutes away from the campus. As the University is located at the well planned township of Bandar Sunway, all the facilities and important places are easily accessible to students.
All three accommodations are well equipped with modern facilities and have become a hub for international students to mingle with each other and stay in harmony.
The Sunway University is owned and governed by the Jeffrey Cheah Foundation. With a tagline that says- Nurturing the seeds of wisdom, the foundation has been responsible for handing out host of scholarships and funding options to International and domestic students.
Transport and Location
The campus of the Sunway University is accessible through various bus routes. It well connected through all modes of public transport. Students are also encouraged to walk to the campus as the accommodation is just a few minutes away.