Sunway University

About Sunway University

Sunway University  provides higher education to meet the needs of the workforce to bring progress to the nation. The University is one of Malaysia’s leading and recognised institution of higher learning backed by outstanding academic achievements. The Institution occupies 22 acres of prime land in the towship of Sunway, Petaling Jaya and is fully equipped with academic, residential and sports facilities. The campus is among the largest and most modern of any private institutions in Malaysia.

Sunway University  offers diploma, , undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in a wide range of subject areas – business, computer technology, creative arts and communication, psychology, hospitality management, culinary arts and tourism. The academic staff members at Sunway University are up to date in their chosen areas of discipline and are actively involved in ongoing research based on their areas of expertise.

Sunway University offers it’s own degrees  in partnership with Lancaster University, a Top 10 UK university  . Other international partner institutions working in close collaboration with Sunway University include, Western Michigan University (US) and Le Cordon Bleu International.

Sunway University has over 10,000 students from over 90 countries. Excellent on-campus accommodation is available to students. Students benefit from state-of-the-art university campus facilities in a safe and conducive study environment. The University is located in Sunway Resort City , which is a 25-minute leisure drive from Kuala Lumpur, the capital city of Malaysia, and is a 35-minute drive from the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA).

Five Star Rating

In 2010 Sunway University was awarded a rating of “Excellent” in the nationalSETARA rating system that measures the quality of teaching and learning at the undergraduate level in universities and university colleges in Malaysia.  This rating has placed Sunway University in the leading group of Malaysian public and private universities, on par with the foreign branch campuses and the best public and private universities in the country.

The University is part of Sunway Group, which has earned many awards for its exemplary Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives, including the Prime Minister’s Corporate Social Responsibility Award in 2010.

QS Stars

Sunway was recently given four stars overall based on eight categories:

  • Teaching – Five Stars
  • Employability -Five Stars
  • Faculties – Five Stars
  • Inclusiveness – Four Stars
  • Internationalization – Three Stars
  • Research – Three Stars
  • Social Responsibility – Three Stars
  • Specialist Criteria – Two Stars

Fast Facts

  • over 40,000 students have successfully completed their studies at Sunway.
  • won Export Excellence Award (Services) three times by the Ministry of International Trade & Industry – year 2001, 2005 and 2009.
  • MS ISO 9001:2000 Quality Management System for Tun Hussein Onn Library by SIRIM Malaysia
  • Highest Enrolment of Foreign Students Award by the Private Education Department in 2003.