Sunway University Business School organised Student Professional Development Workshop
The Sunway Education Open Day held on 16 & 17 December was an excellent platform for students & parents who wanted to know more about certain courses/programmes prior to enrolment, or wanted to check out the campus and facilities. Lecturers and academic staff were on hand to provide information and advice, while current students shared their experiences with prospective students.
School of Hospitality (SOH), Sunway University, played an integral part in the success of the Food & Society 2017 International Conference held in Istana Hotel Kuala Lumpur late November. The conference, a joint organisation between the National University of Malaysia (UKM) and the Asia Pacific Food Studies Network, saw more than 100 participants from twelve different nationalities from all continents across the world participating through research presentations, culinary demonstrations and workshops, discussions and visits.
Witwatersrand University (WITS University), South Africa visited Sunway University on 8th November 2017 alongside Her Excellency Ms Samkelisiwe, The High Commissioner of South Africa to Malaysia. We were very fortunate to have SEG Senior Executive Director, Dr Elizabeth Lee to welcome the 22 MBA students from WITS University as part of their Global MBA Tour Program.
Teaching Fellow and Head Chef Patrick Siau, from the School of Hospitality (Sunway University) has recently been appointed by the Professional Culinaire Association as Team Coach for the Asian Pastry Cup 2018. He previously participated in the 2010 edition as well as the World Pastry Cup in 2011 in the capacity of Malaysia National Pastry Team Captain.
Another good news! Congratulations to Eu Kok Seng [PhD (Computing) student], Assoc. Prof. Dr. Yap Kian Meng [supervisor], Tan Wan Chew [BSc (Hons) Information Technology (Computer Networking & Security) student] who have won the Badioze Zaman Best Paper Award at the 5th International Visual Informatics Conference 2017 (IVIC ’17) on 28 November 2017!
Dr Low Yeh Ching from the Department of Computing and Information Systems presented her paper titled “Statistical Modeling for Review Ratings Data” at the 6th International Conference on Knowledge Discovery 2017 at Penang, Malaysia on 25th November 2017. Her presentation was selected as one of the best presentation at the conference.