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SUNWAY University and Lancaster University have been in partnership since 2006. Lancaster University validates a range of degree programmes in the areas of psychology, business and computer studies at Sunway University.
With this partnership, students who complete their Sunway University honours degree are awarded two scrolls – one from Sunway University and another from Lancaster University.
The joint degree programmes at Sunway University present students with the option of pursuing a more affordable degree with its quality assured by a top UK university, enhancing their employment prospects or providing a qualification that allows them to progress to postgraduate studies nationally or internationally.
Lancaster University, founded in 1964, is one of Britain’s best research and teaching universities. The university is ranked in the top 1% of universities in the world and consistently highly ranked in both international and UK Higher Education league tables.
Sunway University finds it important to offer degree programmes of the highest international standard. All students in the Lancaster University validated programmes are given internship opportunities with companies and firms.
Sunway University’s academic degree programmes validated by Lancaster University are in Actuarial Studies, Accounting and Finance, Business Management, Business Studies, Biology with Psychology, Medical Biotechnology, Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Technology and Psychology.
Sunway University and Lancaster University jointly offer the prestigious Chancellors Scholarship to outstanding students for study in one of the joint honours degrees.
The award includes full tuition fees and a paid two-week study visit in the final year to Lancaster University in the United Kingdom. It covers return air tickets, local travel expenses and accommodation. Other community and merit scholarships are also available. There is also an opportunity for students of Sunway and Lancaster to experience living in each other’s country during summer vacations.
Students can join the three-week SunwayLancaster Summer Programme, offered to all Sunway students in the Lancaster-affiliated degree programmes and Lancaster University students. This summer programme provides Malaysian and UK students a glimpse of each other’s world.
In 2010, Sunway University was awarded a rating of “Excellent” in the national SETARA ’09 rating system, placing it in the leading group of Malaysian public and private universities on par with the foreign branch campuses and the best public and private universities in the country, in terms of the quality of teaching and learning.
Sunway University was once again rated Tier 5 (Excellent) in SETARA ’11.
This year, Sunway University is rated Tier 5 (Excellent) in the Discipline-Based Rating System (D-SETARA) in the Hospitality and Tourism discipline.
Sunway’s degree programmes in International Hospitality Management and Culinary Management, together with its diploma programmes in Hotel Management, Culinary Arts and Events Management, are accredited by famed global culinary organisation Le Cordon Bleu (LCB).
Sunway University’s partnership with LCB ensures that the programmes developed adhere to the high quality and prestige of the renowned institution.
The Sunway campus occupies 22 acres of prime land in the integrated township of Bandar Sunway.
Sunway University is set to become an international hub for education. It attracts a high number of foreign students from over 90 countries, fostering a vibrant international community on campus. The multicultural interaction benefits students, creating a platform for sharing, learning and networking while nurturing an open and global mindset.
Sunway University is set to welcome more students and employees with the completion of a new building. The building, equipped with cutting-edge academic facilities, will include an acoustically treated auditorium – a great space for music, speeches and seminars, lecture halls and a FIFA-certified synthetic turfed football field.
This new building is expected to be completed by the end of next year and can accommodate 9,000 students.
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Students in the SunwayLancaster Programme on a visit to the Lake District.