Sunway University

Sunway University

Sunway University is a private institution located situated in Bandar Sunway, Subang Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia. It is home to a 10 hectare (24 acres) campus with residential and academic blocks that are that are located near Sunway Lagoon. Sunway Lagoon theme park.

It provides undergraduate and postgraduate courses that are taught in English.

In the role of President at Sunway University, Professor Sibrandes Poppema was named in 2021, further enhancing Sunway University's capabilities and strategic leadership in a global context. Professor Poppema has joined Sunway University in 2019 after having retired as President of the University of Groningen in the Netherlands. Professor Poppema is who is a Tan Sri Jeffrey Cheah Distinguished Professor, also serves as advisor to the creation of the medical college in Sunway University.

The Vice-Chancellor will be Professor Graeme Wilkinson, who was appointed from the UK in 2012. He is assisted by a Deputy Vice-Chancellor as well as Provost. In 2018 , the University launched an academic publication company, Sunway University Press.

Quality of teaching

Sunway University's academic programs follow strict international compliance standards. The university was ranked in the highest 2% of universities within Asia for the year 2019 in QS World University Rankings for Asia. The university also received the highest grade of five-star ratings in the 2018 edition of the QS Stars University Ratings for facilities, teaching and employability (which will be valid up to 2021).

Sunway University has maintained its Tier 5 "excellent" rating in the 2017 Malaysian Rating for University and University College Excellence (SETARA-2017) which is a mark of high-quality that it has been holding since.

These scores confirm Sunway's primary strengths , which include top-quality academic staff distinguished in research and teaching and the facilities and infrastructure at Sunway's campus, which enhance students' learning experiences. Students are offered numerous opportunities to grow and expand their knowledge due to Sunway's focus on research and the latest teaching techniques.

Molding global citizens and graduates who are industry-ready

Sunway University connects with industry leaders from all levels to ensure the quality of its courses and its curriculum. Students are involved in real-world projects as well as research areas that are applied, that provide them with invaluable insights and makes them ready for work.

The campus community of students and academic staff are internationally diverse , and enhances the campus environment that prepares students to become professional leaders in the world.


Sunway University offers students a array of facilities to help make their stay on campus more enjoyable. The sprawling campus of 22 acres situated on prime land within Sunway City, Petaling Jaya and is equipped with hostel, academic, as well as sports amenities.

High-quality internet bandwidth

Students can take part in e-Learning and make use of the Wi-Fi, which is accessible throughout the main campus, including building of the university and lecture halls, libraries, cafeterias, classrooms concourse , and the open spaces.

Additional benefits that are more sophisticated with the top-quality bandwidth are direct connectivity to the international Educational Research networks in the UK, Australia and Singapore as well as enhanced delivery of multimedia content. Students' Wi-Fi accounts also give access to services such as printing, scanning and photocopying.

A world-class library

With an annual budget of more than RM 2.5 million Sunway University's library is ISO 9001:2008-certified which is one of the biggest of its kinds across Malaysia for private institutions of higher education. It provides the convenience of accessing hundreds of electronic journals and huge international databases, facilitated by the latest technology.

Covering seventy-two square foot of area The library has the viewing area and conference rooms, as well as training rooms, and IT facilities along with other spaces for learning.

Sunway University was awarded an overall rating of 5 stars within the QS Stars University Ratings between 2018 and 2021 in addition to 5 Stars in each of the categories of facilities, teaching employability, social responsibility , and inclusion

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