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Valuable Contribution to Global Sustainable Development

Sunway University is becoming a global centre of excellence in higher education thanks to the remarkable vision, energy, commitment, and generosity of its founder Tan Sri Dr Jeffrey Cheah. Universities often take centuries to achieve their preeminence and grandeur.

The Great Digital Divide

On Wednesday, 11 March, the World Health Organization issued a global alert about COVID-19. The declaration effectively set in motion a chain of events that brings the globe to a near standstill.

Nation Building 10 Years On

Stood by a triad of guiding principles, namely quality education and research, giving to society and a vision in perpetuity, Jeffrey Cheah Foundation has come a long way – a decade to be exact – in its pursuit towards a better nation for all.

The Fine Art of Academia

On the Cambridge Biomedical Campus, the largest biotech cluster outside the United States, the Jeffrey Cheah Biomedical Centre (JCBC) stands six storeys high; a modern structure of glass and concrete.

Embarking on an Unforgettable Journey with Cambridge and Sunway

Embarking on an Unforgettable Journey with Cambridge and Sunway

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COVID-19 Memes that will Bring a Smile Underneath that Mask

By Raphael John C. Siah, Sunway Group Brand Marketing & Communications The rise of the COVID-19 Pandemic has...

Research Institute at Jeffrey Cheah Biomedical Centre Leads Global Efforts in COVID-19 Fight

Jeffrey Cheah Biomedical Centre is at the forefront of the UK’s research on coronavirus (COVID-19)

42KL: Malaysia’s First Tuition-Free Coding School with No Teachers and No Classes

First established in Paris as Ecole (School) 42 and then in Silicon Valley, the 42 campus to be housed at FutureX building in Sunway City Kuala Lumpur is the first of its kind in Southeast Asia. 42KL, a groundbreaking coding school with a disruptive educational model as it has zero tuition fees, zero teachers and zero traditional classrooms, is a completely merit-based programme.

Quarry-ty over Quantity

Being the backbone of the country’s growth, Sunway Quarry are looking for a more sustainable growth.

Educator Extraordinaire

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Making Equal Employment Opportunity Possible

Turning 13 this year, the Sunway Job Training Programme continues to train students with learning disorder, allowing them to discover their potential as well as gaining working experience.

World’s First Holistic and Comprehensive Index on COVID-19

Sunway University is collaborating with PEMANDU Associates and Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI) Malaysia on the Global COVID-19 Index (GCI) The GCI is the world’s first holistic and comprehensive index on COVID-19, consolidating data on the pandemic from verified sources of 184 countries into a comprehensive index to which governments, businesses, and communities can reference

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Sunway FutureX Farm to Address Food Security with Urban Farming

Malaysia’s dependency on food imports has been rising since 2010 due to the low adaptation of agriculture technology and high production costs compared to neighbouring countries Sunway will be launching FutureX Farm, an urban farm innovation hub for urban farming professionals, tech companies, researchers and young talents to collaborate and create transformative solutions focused on food and agritech

Championing Zero Waste in Malaysia

Zero waste is a goal to reduce what we need, to reuse or recycle what we can, and to compost what we cannot. Non-profit organisation Zero Waste Malaysia (ZWM) is taking initiatives to help educate the public and raise awareness about the zero waste lifestyle. Contrary to popular beliefs, zero waste lifestyle saves you money so it’s not unattainable and just for the rich.

Impacting lives through philanthropy

To fulfil its belief that everyone can do well by doing good, one corporation sets out to give back to the community through corporate social responsibility (CSR). Sunway Group has been pouring its heart and energy into three pillars – education, healthcare and community enrichment.

Reflecting on Eid – A season of gratitude and giving

Sunway Group launched its Raya Cheer 2019 programme ahead of Hari Raya, to reach out to more than 11,500 beneficiaries in the B40 (bottom 40%) income group across 13 locations in Kuala Lumpur, Selangor, Penang and Johor.. This year Sunway Group is the first corporation in Malaysia to sponsor the ATM Beras (automated rice teller machines)..

Laying the Groundwork For Sustainability

This innovation will help reduce flooding and ponding while also promoting groundwater recharge and reinforcing the soil to prevent erosion. Sunway Paving Solutions recently won the Honour Award- Landscape Green Products Award at the Malaysia Landscape Architecture Awards 2018 for its green products.

Bubur Lambuk Distribution

A total of 7,000 packs of bubur lambuk will be distributed in various locations in Penang, Johor, Selangor and Kuala Lumpur..

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Of Dreams and Scholarships

One of the most fulfilling aspects of the Jeffrey Cheah Foundation (JCF) is the privilege of being able to provide opportunities to deserving and outstanding young Malaysians to pursue their dreams in their academic journey. The dream of attending top-ranking pre-eminent universities in the world is the ultimate dream and goal of many young, bright and highly-driven young Malaysians. This is the story of the Foundation’s very first overseas scholar to pursue his dream to be an engineer, Liew Ziqing.

Early Signs of Autism

In an interview with Christine Yu, a Senior Speech-Language Therapist at Sunway Medical Centre, she shares with us some early tell-tale signs of autism in children.

Driving Wellness at Work

One-third of an adult’s life is typically spent at work.. While work can be tiring and stressful at times, it can also be meaningful, as it enables a person to actively contribute to the development and well-being of themselves, their families and society.

Voice of Sunway: Gender Equality

The women of Sunway share their thoughts in promoting gender equality.

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The Recipe of Success

In January, Malaysia’s National Pastry Team made history when it won first place at the World Pastry Cup 2019 (Coupe du Monde de la Patisserie) in Lyon, France.. Led by Patrick Siau, head chef and teaching fellow at Sunway University’s School of Hospitality, the team – comprising Tan Wei Loon, Otto Tay and Loi Ming Ai – beat teams from Japan, Italy and 18 other countries.