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Sunway-Oxbridge Essay Competition 2017 received significantly more entries compared to the previous numbers. This year’s topic required the students to share their vision and the roles they play for TN50. The competition was a platform for Sunway Group in realizing Sustainable Development Goal 4.
Sunway University Press was launched to give the public access to researches by Sunway University academics. The publishing department also provides guidance on intellectual property matters and publishing process with a constructive writing and publishing space.
With RM60 million in scholarships allocated in 2017, the JCF has disbursed a total of RM330 million to benefit society to date
Julian Yee, a SEA Games Gold medallist, the first Malaysian figure skater to compete at the Winter Olympics and a Sunway Sports Scholarship recipient shares his story with Sunway. Sunway University was the only institution to offer Yee a scholarship for figure skating.
The Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine and Health Sciences celebrates its 10th anniversary. JCSMHS looking to collaborate with top medical schools in Harvard University and Cambridge University. Other potential tie-ups include partnerships with universities in Australia, Indonesian, Thailand and the U.S.
Liu Thai Ker, master planner of Singapore, shares about lessons learn from Singapore’s journey towards becoming a sustainability city. Singapore ranked as the top city in Southeast Asia in the Sustainable Cities Index by Arcadis, a global natural and built asset design and consultancy firm.
Professor Jeffrey Sachs was a speaker at the Sustainability Summit Asia 2017 at Sunway Resort. The rate of progress in many areas of the Sustainable Development Goals is far slower than needed to achieve the targets by 2030, according to the SDG Report 2017. Complexity of the SDG agenda and vested interested was cited as a challenge to achieving the United Nations SDGs.
The Jeffrey Cheah Foundation hosts Cambridge choir to benefit kidney patients. Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Dr Jeffrey Cheah AO, Founding Trustee of JCF contributes RM 400,000 to fund the purchase of 8 life-saving dialysis machines for the NKF. JCF has contributed approximately RM3 million to the NKF to date
The University of Cambridge partners with Sunway Group and the Jeffrey Cheah Foundation to advance healthcare and education in the country. Sunway Medical Centre announced it will establish the Sunway Clinical Research Centre – serving as a regional site partner of the School of Clinical Medicine of the University of Cambridge. University of Cambridge and Royal Papworth Hospital will establish a joint programme between the Cambridge’s School of Clinical Medicine, SunMed, Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine and Health Sciences, and Sunway University.
Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Dr Jeffrey Cheah AO believes the 17 Sustainable development goals can be achieved if every stakeholder work together with passion and determination.