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Sunway College Graduation Ceremony


It was a proud moment for 118 graduates of Sunway College Ipoh when they received their scrolls during the college’s  graduation ceremony on Tuesday, September 2.

The fifth cohort of graduating students were presented with scrolls for Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, Certified Accounting Technician, Diploma in Business Administration, Diploma in Marketing, Diploma in Business Information System, Diploma in Graphic Design and Diploma in Interior Design.

Forty seven of them received scholarships amounting to RM45,000 during the course of their study at the college.

Kok Ying Fan
Kok Ying Fan

Kok Ying Fan was honoured with an award for being the top five affiliates with a second placing in Malaysia for the June 2012 ACCA examination.

The ceremony was attended by family members and friends of the graduates. The Executive Member of the Sunway Group, Puan Sri Dr Susan Cheah, Senior Executive Director of Sunway Education Group, Elizabeth Lee, Sunway College Ipoh Chief Executive Cheng Mien Wee, Principal Adawiah Norli, and college staff were in attendance.

Dr Muhammad Amin Zakaria, Executive Councillor for Education, Science, Environmental and Green Technology graced the occasion. “We welcome the private sector to invest in education in Perak. Areas earmarked as education hubs include Kinta Valley, Seri Iskandar and Taiping,” said Muhammad in his opening remarks.

Chai Xin Wei
Chai Xin Wei

Top performer, Chai Xin Wei, 23, a Diploma in Marketing graduate, delivered the valedictory speech. She congratulated her fellow graduates and thanked the lecturers for their patience and support.

In conjunction with the graduation ceremony, the college organised an education and career fair for the students to initiate their career placement.

Sunway College Ipoh, with a current enrolment of 400 students, was established in 2004. It recently launched the Foundation in Arts Pre-University Programme, an alternative fast track pathway to pursue a degree course at Sunway University.

The college, under the Jeffrey Cheah Foundation, gives out scholarships or grants tuition waivers to deserving students, based on their financial background or on merit.


Sunway Scholarships for the Poor


Sunway College, Ipoh has entrusted One Caring Heart Malaysia to fulfil the mission of Education Initiative Charity through the allocation of scholarships for children of single mothers and poor families.

Sunway Scholarships for the PoorThe scholarship of RM200,000 was presented by the Principal of Sunway College, Ipoh – Pn. Adawiah Norli to the President of One Caring Heart Malaysia – Puan Sri Dr Susan Cheah.

Sunway College, Ipoh in awarding the scholarships, is fulfilling its corporate social responsibility, in tune with the philosophy of Sunway-Jeffrey Cheah’s foundation of giving back to society.

The event was officiated by Yang Bahagia Datuk Heng Seai Kie, Advisor of Ministry of Women, Family and Community Development. In her speech, Datuk Heng highlighted that the programme is of great benefit to those single mothers and poor families as the scholarships will tend to lessen their financial burden.

Sunway College Ipoh offers a variety of courses for tertiary education. The latest partnership between Sunway College, Ipoh & One Caring Heart Malaysia is aimed at providing quality tertiary education and being socially responsible at the same time.

Telematch For Students


ipoh echo issue 142, Sunway College IpohWhat a fun morning it was when students from Sunway College Ipoh got together at the YMCA field recently, to participate in a friendly telematch against members of IpohBUG, a local sports club. It was organised by students from the college’s School of Business and Marketing.

The objective of the telematch was to create an outdoor activity for students of the faculty; to take them away from their books for just one morning. According to the President of the Business and Marketing Club, Clement Heng, they planned on holding an outdoor sporting activity once a month, where youth games would be played, including basketball and football.

It was an opportunity to foster new friendship among the youngsters. Everyone enjoyed themselves, playing games such as “sweet picking”, “plug-the-holes”, seven-a-side Frisbee and three-legged football.

Food hampers were later presented to the two teams, as a token of fellowship since there was no winner or loser.


Sunway College Ipoh Growing From Strength To Strength


Sunway College Ipoh (SYCI) was established by Tan Sri Jeffrey Cheah to cater to students in the northern regions of Malaysia . The college is located at Sunway City Ipoh, which is only a few kilometres south of Ipoh. Tan Sri Jeffrey Cheah’s vision and mission have grown from strength to strength and has become a landmark of higher education in this part of the country.

Academic Team (seating l-r) Mr Sundra Kanth, Mr Au Kim Chan, Ms Liza Wong, Mdm Cheah Pick San CAT/ACCA Prize Winner (standing l-r):Yeoh Zi Cheng, Chung Yen Wei and Kok Ying Fan

Today Sunway College Ipoh is indeed elated over its students’ achievements held in the recent July 2011 CAT/ACCA examination. Congratulations to all Prize Winners, for First Placing in Malaysia. In other words, they have obtained the highest score in the respective paper(s) at the examination. The following CAT/ACCA Prize Winners are listed below:

ACCA Prize Winner for June 2011 examination

Ms. Yeoh Zi Cheng

Ms. Yeoh Zi Cheng

First Placing in Malaysia for F8-Audit and Assurance

“What a surprise! When I learned from Ms. Liza Wong, the course coordinator that I had won a First placing in Malaysia for my F8 I thought she was joking. Yes, I did it. My grateful thanks to my lecturer, my parents and everyone who gave me encouragement. Thank You, thank you, thank you.

CAT Prize Double Winner for June & December 2010 examinations


Ms. Kok Ying Fan

Ms. Kok Ying Fan

First Placing in Malaysia for T10-Managing Finances

First Placing in Malaysia for T4-Accounting for Cost

“Being an extremely self-motivated person, I am able to thrive best in a zero pressure environment. I found this a magical setting at SYCI which enabled me to unlock my full potential by winning a CAT award.”

CAT Prize Winner for June 2011 examination

Ms. Chung Yen Wei

Ms. Chung Yen Wei

First Placing in Malaysia for T7-Planning, Control & Performance Management.

“if there is a will, there is a way,” I discovered Sunway College Ipoh , offering  the CAT/ ACCA course which dedicates itself to give students the edge to excel, to meet the challenges head on, to set our own goals and make our dreams comes true. Of course , I put in a lot of effort studying for the examination and I won an award. “

The CAT/ACCA Celebrations and Awards-giving ceremony for Prize Winners will be held on Saturday 29th October 2011 – 10.00am to 12.30pm at Istana Hotel, Kuala Lumpur.

In implementing Sunway College Ipoh’s performance culture and providing a holistic education, we are fortunate to have a pool of experienced and dedicated lecturers who share the same ideals and have the ability to recognise innate potential of each student.  Our lecturers encourage their students to engage actively in the learning process, thus making it a personal as well as collective responsibility to achieve the performance goals.

Do you want to know more?

Sunway College cordially invites all parents and those who want further information to visit Sunway College Ipoh, No, 1-13A Persiaran SCI 2/2, Sunway Ipoh City, Perak, Malaysia or call 05 545 4398 to talk to our Advisory counsellors or course coordinators about our courses/programmes. Remember also to get the latest information on PTPTN loans. Find out about your child’s eligibility.

Watch out for Sunway College Ipoh Open Day event that will be held on 19th & 20th December 2011.

Sunway Convocation Ceremony


Sunway College Ipoh recently held their Convocation Ceremony which saw 108 graduates receiving their certificates.

On hand to present the graduates their certificates was Guest of Honour Puan Sri Datin (Dr.) Susan Cheah together with Sunway University College Director Elizabeth Lee and Director of Sunway College Ipoh Mr. Paul Tan.

Sri Yosephin, an Indonesian, was 1 of 12 students who received her diploma in Graphic Design. She was also the valedictorian of the college. In her valedictory (farewell) speech she described studying at Sunway College Ipoh as being “very nice” where she enjoyed the fresh air and made many good friends.

Among the graduates were 9 students who were Tuition Fee Waiver recipients who also passed with flying colours. The Tuition Fee Waiver programme is part of the Tan Sri Jeffrey Cheah scholarship programme which provides a quality education for bright and deserving students.

Sunway College Ipoh is currently one of the leading private colleges in the northern region of Malaysia whose philosophy of learning goes beyond academic boundaries but also enhances the positive attributes of students.

Sunway College was founded in 1987 and was upgraded to Sunway University College in 2004 by the Malaysia Ministry of Education. The college in Ipoh was set up in 2003. On December 16 of last year, its Founder, Chairman and Chancellor, Tan Sri Jeffrey Cheah received the official letter from Dato’ Seri Mohd Khaled Nordin, Minister of Higher Education, Malaysia, upgrading it to a full-fledged University.


Sunway’s International Cultural & Prom Night


Sunway College Ipoh (SyCI), a premier private college in the city, celebrated its International Cultural and Prom Night with a glamorous dinner celebration at a local hotel recently. The ‘International Cultural & Prom Night’, was a team effort by staff advisors and the Students’ Council.

The “International Cultural” element is meant to reflect the present and continuing composition of SyCI students’ population, which will contribute positively towards the globalization of their students’ perspectives.

As the staff, industry partners, students and alumni came together to celebrate the occasion, Sunway College Ipoh Director, Mr. Paul Tan took this opportunity to express his sincere gratitude to the Students’ council and the various working committees for organizing this event; their hard work achieved through the invaluable lessons of “Team – Work” would, he was sure, stand them in good stead for their future development.

King & Queen

“The International Cultural & Prom Night inculcated in our students the “holistic” elements that are vital for character building and personal development.” he said. The talented students filled the night with exciting performances like Hip Hop and modern ballet dancing, singing and acting.

Hip Hop

At Sunway College Ipoh, education is not just about ‘paper qualifications’. Academic staff guide students to develop their interests and talents, share learning experiences and contribute to society through community-based activities. The study programmes are designed to expose students to new experiences and opportunities and help them discover themselves, and apply themselves productively towards our Globalisation efforts.

Sunway College Ipoh: Deep Foundation – Bright Future


Sunway College Ipoh located in Sunway City Ipoh, an integrated resort township in Tambun, is a part of the Sunway Education Group and was established with the aim of extending quality educational programmes outside the Klang Valley.

Commencing operations in 2003 with just a few programmes, Sunway College Ipoh today offers a range of academic programmes ranging from the Cambridge A-Level, LCCI, CAT and ACCA professional accounting qualifications, to diploma programmes specialising in Accounting, Business Administration, Business Information Systems, Marketing, Graphic Design and Interior Design.

Governed by the Sunway Education Trust Fund, soon to be converted to the Jeffrey Cheah Foundation in 2010, the Sunway Education Group ploughs back operating surpluses to grant more scholarships and tuition fee waivers to deserving students.

Diploma Qualifications

Sunway College Ipoh’s diploma programmes span over many areas of study so that students are equipped not only with recognised academic qualifications but also possess the knowledge and hands-on skills to join the workforce or to operate their own businesses. Experiences acquired during their course of studies include the development of communication and presentation skills, working in teams and effective time management. Diploma graduates from Sunway College Ipoh also have the option of furthering their studies to degree level at Sunway University College, or at other universities locally and abroad, as the qualifications are widely recognised.

Pre-University Studies

The Cambridge A-Level qualification is the preferred requirement for admission into top-tiered universities the world over because of its rigorous and challenging curriculum that develops good academic skills which prepares students for success in their university studies. The reputation and global recognition accorded to the Cambridge A-Level qualification is attributed to its track record of more than 150 years, producing students with strong academic skills that underpin success in university studies, career and enterprise. The A-level programme at Sunway College Ipoh comes under the purview of this very reputable and established international examination board – the University of Cambridge International Examinations (or CIE), which is an integral part of the University of Cambridge.

Mr. Ng Kim Huat, Regional Representative of CIE in Malaysia, shared that the syllabi of subjects in the Cambridge A-Level programme are constantly revised and updated, to keep the contents abreast with current developments. In addition, new syllabi or subjects are continually developed and added from time to time. “The two-prong approach to curriculum building and revision strengthens the rigour and academic standards of the A-Level programme, thus making it a very ‘lively’, current and challenging programme”, said Mr. Ng to Sunway’s lecturers present at the CIE Regional Conference 2009 in Singapore on 29 & 30 October.


The Association of Chartered Certified Ac-countants (ACCA) is recognised and respected as one of the top professional Accountancy programmes globally. An ACCA graduate is regarded as a very qualified professional to effectively manage the financial affairs of a company. At Sunway College Ipoh, school leavers can access the ACCA professional Scheme through the one-year Certified Accounting Technician (CAT) programme, the vocational qualification designed by ACCA.

Other academic pathways at Sunway College Ipoh include progression into undergraduate studies at Sunway University College located in Bandar Sunway, Petaling Jaya.

At Sunway College Ipoh, education is not just about garnering qualifications. Academic staff guide students to develop their interests and talents, share learning experiences and contribute to society through community-based activities. The study programmes are designed to expose students to new experiences and opportunities, and help them discover themselves.

“Whatever your present point (in your studies) may be, we will take you beyond your present position and help you set goals, and achieve success in your chosen pursuits”, said Ms. Cheng Mien Wee, chief executive of Sunway College Ipoh.

Sunway College Ipoh has well equipped library, computer laboratories, and learning facilities include an art gallery, audio-visual lab and multi-purpose hall. Parents and students are welcome to visit Sunway College Ipoh, or call for more information.

Sunway College Ipoh

Tel: 05-5454398