Our Pride

QS Stars

Sunway University is a benchmark for education excellence and strives to constantly go beyond expectations. In accordance with this aim, the University is proud of its specially-designed programmes that have been quality assured by Malaysia’s stringent regulatory body, the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA).

For 2020, the University has been ranked within the 751–800 range of universities in the world by the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings, and is also ranked among the top 150 young universities worldwide in the QS Top 50 Under 50. In 2019, the University was ranked among the top 2% of institutions in Asia by the QS Asia University Rankings. It also received an overall Five-Star rating in the QS Stars 2018* University Ratings, as well as obtained Five-Star ratings for the individual categories of “Teaching”, “Facilities”, “Employability”, “Social Responsibility” and “Inclusiveness”.

Additionally, the University has maintained its rating as a five-star institution in the national University and University College Excellence (SETARA-2017) assessment since 2009, as well as gained ISO 9001 certification for the University’s provision of higher education and research management.

For the University’s dedication in offering first-rate digital technology programmes, the University has been awarded the Premier Digital Technology University status by the Malaysian Digital Economy Corporation in 2017. In the 2017 Student Barometer Survey Entry Wave, the University was rated first in Asia for “Laboratories”, “Physical Library”, “Technology” and “Campus Buildings”, and first in Malaysia for “Overall Aspects of Institutional Experience”, which includes various categories such as “Safety”, “Virtual Learning” and “Sports Facilities”.

*The QS Stars Rating is valid for a period of three years (2018 – 2021)



Sunway University has sealed partnerships and affiliations with the world’s best institutions such as Harvard University, University of Oxford and University of Cambridge. These connections create strong academic and cultural ties among the institutions that encourage knowledge-sharing from the world’s leading experts.

The University also collaborates with Lancaster University in a strategic partnership that leads graduates of many Sunway University degree programmes to obtain certificates from both universities. Lancaster University has been named “University of the Year” by The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018 and is ranked in the Top 10 of three major UK league tables – The Times/Sunday Times, Complete University Guide and The Guardian.

In another rewarding partnership, Sunway University is proud to stand shoulder-to-shoulder with Le Cordon Bleu International. This collaboration awards graduates from certified Sunway University culinary and hospitality programmes with a degree/diploma from the University with a parchment from Le Cordon Bleu. A prestigious culinary arts institution, Le Cordon Bleu was established in 1895 in Paris and is acclaimed for its excellence in gastronomy and hospitality education.     


Notable Graduates

Sunway University recognises the importance of shaping work-ready and industry-fit graduates. Under the guidance of Sunway Career Services, students will have professional networking opportunities with industry leaders and work on real-life projects to ease their transition into the workforce. The University students and graduates have been sought after by many multinational giants, such as:

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Cyrus Chin Jeng Zhong
Diploma in Hospitality & Tourism Management – Hospitality Specialisation, 2002
Director, Bravo Events & Entertainment Sdn Bhd

Jagadesan Chandra Mohan
BSc (Hons) Information Technology – Computer Science Specialisation, 2009
Group Operation Manager, Mitra IT Solutions

Shahira Najia Binti Datuk Mohamad Jamil
BSc (Hons) Business Management, 2013
Inspector, Royal Malaysia Police



Nicholas Goh
BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance, 2013
Senior Relationship Manager, Priority Banking Centre, Hong Leong Bank Berhad

Lee Jie Wen
BSc (Hons) Psychology, 2014
Senior Consultant, Human Resource, PwC Singapore

Muhammad Faiq Bin Mohammad
BA (Hons) Communication, 2016
Cluster Marketing Communication Executive, Fraser Residence Kuala Lumpur & Fraser Place, Kuala Lumpur


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