SDG 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth 

The SDGs promote sustained economic growth, higher levels of productivity and technological innovation. Encouraging entrepreneurship and job creation are key to this, as are effective measures to eradicate forced labour, slavery and human trafficking. With these targets in mind, the goal is to achieve full and productive employment, and decent work, for all women and men by 2030.

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42KL

42 KL is a tuition-free computer programming school with a peer-to-peer learning environment that doesn’t involve teachers and lectures. 42 KL is an innovative educational model that was designed to develop the skills needed to jumpstart a career as a software engineer using a project-based learning approach. We’re not a traditional university, and we’re not a coding bootcamp.

42 KL offers an unparalleled education opportunity to any Malaysian, regardless of socioeconomic and educational background. The concept has received tremendous traction in countries around the world, including Silicon Valley, and we are now ready to pioneer this tech talent development game changer in Malaysia.

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Sunway Career Services

As a One-Stop Career Centre, our goal is to equip and support students as you navigate through your career pathway on campus through different resources, avenues and counsel. We hope to support you in ways possible as you explore your career pathway and become highly sought after by employers.

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Make It Challenge

Formerly known as the Start It Challenge, the Make It Challenge is an annual hackathon organised by Sunway iLabs. Students are tasked to come up with solutions to address one of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal (SDG). Students were selected based on video submissions, where they mentioned their motive to participate in the Make It Challenge 2019.

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Start It Challenge

The Start-It Challenge is a competition organised by Sunway iLabs (a not-for-profit under Sunway University) to challenge students and recent graduates from universities in Selangor to identify problems and create their own solutions or to solve problems faced by a select number of companies.

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Campus Sustainable Practice 

The sustainability initiatives of Sunway University predate the adoption of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in 2015.
This 3rd Sustainable Development Goal (SDG3) aims at globally improving everyone’s health and well-being in the world, no matter their level of income, age, race, gender etc. According to the UN, despite significant strides made in increasing global life expectancy, inequalities in healthcare access still exist.

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This SDG focuses on ensuring a clean and stable water supply and effective water sanitation for all people by the year 2030. The goal is a reaction to the fact that many people throughout the world lack these basic services. Read more
The SDGs promote sustained economic growth, higher levels of productivity and technological innovation. Encouraging entrepreneurship and job creation are key to this, as are effective measures to eradicate forced labour, slavery and human trafficking. With these targets in mind, the goal is to achieve full and productive employment, and decent work, for all women and men by 2030. Read more
Making cities sustainable means creating career and business opportunities, safe and affordable housing, and building resilient societies and economies. It involves investment in public transport, creating green public spaces, and improving urban planning and management in participatory and inclusive ways.

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The SDGs can only be realized with strong global partnerships and cooperation.The world is more interconnected than ever. Improving access to technology and knowledge is an important way to share ideas and foster innovation. Coordinating policies to help developing countries manage their debt, as well as promoting investment for the least developed, is vital for sustainable growth and development. 

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