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Tan Sri Dr Jeffrey Cheah Scholarship Awards

Thirty one students from various courses and fields received the Tan Sri Dr Jeffrey Cheah Entrance Scholarship Awards for their great achievement in their SPM results on July 6 at Sunway College Ipoh (SCI).

The scholarship is part of SCI’s corporate social responsibility (CSR) in line with the philosophy of Sunway Jeffrey Cheah’s foundation of giving back to society. A total of RM25,035 was given to the thirty one students who had excelled in SPM and are currently enrolled at SCI. The college also offered other scholarships such as, Principal Scholarship whereby the school principal recommends students who not only excel in academics but have great personality; and the media scholarship in partnership with a few media corporations, through the Education Fund where the college offered approximately RM133,947 in total on all Diploma programmes.

Aside from the Scholarship Award Presentation, the college also presented certificates to those Accounting students who participated in the 14th National Inter-Varsity Accounting Quiz (National IVAQ 2015) organised by the Accounting Club of Multimedia University Malacca held on April 10 and 11, 2015. There were 8 participants who represented Sunway College Ipoh for the quiz.

As one of the premier colleges in the Northern region, SCI is an approved learning partner of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) Global where one of their students, Wong Susan, was awarded the World Prize Winner with the highest scores in Certified Accounting Technicians (CAT) for the December 2014 examination paper. The award was presented by the principal of SCI, Puan Adawiah Norli, who couldn’t be more proud of her students’ achievements.

“In SCI, we are using different methods to teach the students. Not only do we want our students to graduate with flying colours but we also want to shape them into all-rounded students with great personalities. However, with CAT and ACCA, since the syllabus are directly monitored and given to us, all our lecturers have given their best to cater to the needs of our students. Wong Susan has set a great example and I hope the rest will follow soon,” said the energetic and dedicated principal.

One of the scholarship receivers, Cassandra Nichole Monteiro admitted that she enjoyed learning in SCI where she gained new knowledge and also a new family.

“I enrolled in the Foundation in Arts (FIA) at SCI for a year. The lecturers have made learning enjoyable and fun. I get to know new friends whom I will always treasure,” said Cassandra who is now on her way to earn her first degree at a local university.

As part of the Sunway Education Group, owned and governed by the Jeffrey Cheah Foundation the College commenced its first Diploma programmed in 2004. More than thousands of students have graduated with flying colours in CAT and ACCA professional qualifications, Diploma qualification in Business Administration, Marketing, Information System, Graphic Design and Interior Design.

Sunway College Ipoh is open for enrolment for the July and August intake. Interested readers who are keen to be part of the SCI family can visit the college on weekdays from Monday-Friday (8.30am-5.30pm and weekend counselling on Saturday-Sunday (10am-4pm) or visit their website at www.sunway.edu.my/Ipoh or via phone at +605 545 4398.

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