Sunway University

Sunway University is one of Malaysia’s leading private universities located in Petaling Jaya, Kuala Lumpur. It is relatively young by global standards, but is already ranked within the top 2% of universities in the world. The University offers a wide range of industry-relevant business, science, and technology programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

The University also engages in research collaborations with leading international universities including joint research centres.

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Professor Alvin Ng Contributes to Research Team Recognized with RM 3.7 Million Award from Kavli Trust Programme

Prof Alvin Ng Lai Oon from the Department of Psychology at the School of Medical and Life Sciences, Sunway University, is part of a research team that was awarded the funding of MYR 3.7 million for a 3-year psychosocial intervention study on at-risk secondary school students. 

Business & Economics and Physical Sciences Ranked in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2023 by Subject

Let's give a round of applause to the Business Management & Physical Science subjects as they have secured a #301-400 and #601-800 globally in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2023! 

Sunway University Ranked No. 1 Non-GLU Private University in Malaysia

In the latest Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2023, Sunway University is the No. 1 non-government linked university (GLU) private university in Malaysia and ranked as one of Malaysia’s Top 10 universities.



Sunway University is dedicated to championing sustainability efforts within and around the campus by instilling sustainable practices into the various aspects of the university experience such as ensuring high standards in sustainability research, sustainable work practices and sustainable consumption.

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Sunway University is a young, and ambitious university that is aiming at making a real impact in the world. 

For the full list of Sunway University research endeavours and centres, click here.

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    Explore Sunway's research culture of collaborative ideas and innovative discoveries in areas vital to our society and community through published articles, opinion pieces and reviews.

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    Professor Sibrandes Poppema

    President’s Welcoming Address

    A warm welcome to Sunway University, Malaysia’s leading, not-for-profit private university, dedicated to quality education, research focused on key global problems under the umbrella of Planetary Health and the Sustainable Development Goals, and supporting innovation and entrepreneurship.

    Professor Sibrandes Poppema

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