Think Pieces

Producing Industry-Ready Designers-to-be

  • Dr Perline Siek Hwee Ling

The purpose of designing is to build a harmonious artistic socialist society based on humanism with innovation. This can be achieved by establishing collaboration and in exploring opportunities to develop and support art and design in the fields that will be beneficial to the nation.

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How Does Product Aesthetics Impact Consumer Response?

  • Dr Goh Yi Sheng

Success stories in the market show the importance of design for increasing sales. One of the best examples of this is Apple.

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#SUSTHACK – The Hackathon Approach to Sustainable Development

  • Professor Lau Sian Lun

The Department of Computing and Information Systems under the guidance of Professor Lau Sian Lun received a project funding worth 32,000 € (approximately RM148,000) from the Finnish National Agency for Education Asia programme.

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Educational Privilege – How the Playing Field is Levelled at Sunway Education Group

  • Cheah Wei Jin

The United Nation’s 4th Sustainable Development Goal (SDG 4) on Quality Education emphasizes inclusion and equity as foundational elements of education policies. Malaysia’s multicultural, multilinguistic environment, require visionary policymakers and industry leaders to lead the way.

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The Impact of Covid-19 on Malaysia’s Absolute Poverty Rate

  • Professor Mahendhiran Sanggaran Nair

As we kick off the month that saw Malaya gaining its independence 64 years ago, the release of Malaysia’s Voluntary National Review (VNR) report for 2021 is timely.

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Leader and Manager - What’s The Difference?

  • Professor Hew Gill

Most people seem to have pretty clear ideas about the differences between leaders and managers, and also about which of these terms has more prestige. Just ask yourself, would you rather be seen by your colleagues as a great leader or an effective manager?

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Sympathising with People’s Travel Needs and Desires…but There is Light at the End of the Tunnel!

  • Professor Marcus L Stephenson

The COVID-19 pandemic raises serious questions concerning the socio-psychological implications of people’s limited propensity to travel as a consequence of movement control orders (MCO) and fears of travelling to public places.

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How Business Schools Are Adapting to Meet Workforce Needs

  • Professor Steve Williams

What every business student learns is that where there is challenge, there is also opportunity.

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New Heroes of Higher Education: The Digital Lecturers

  • Professor Graeme Wilkinson

Over the past year, owing to the Covid19 pandemic, most universities have been forced to make a major shift in they way they teach their students, moving to online teaching or using a combination of online and face-to-face teaching and learning.

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Sunway’s X Factor in Winning Competitions

Sunway University students swept the awards at the Hanzi-Bank of China Ang Pow Design Competition 2020. Four Sunway students beat more than 200 entries from students across the country to take home the top prizes.

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