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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Sunway University Maintains Upward Trajectory in the QS World University Rankings 2023

In the recently released QS World University Rankings 2023, which ranked 1422 universities globally out of 2462 analysed institutions, Sunway University has emerged within the #601 – 650 band, a rise from its previous band #651 – 700.

Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between University of Cambridge, UK and Sunway University through the Jeffrey Cheah Foundation in Cambridge

On 26 May 2022, University of Cambridge, UK and Sunway University through the Jeffrey Cheah Foundation, in Cambridge, UK inked the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), witnessed by YB Datuk Seri Dr Noraini Ahmad, the Minister of Higher Education, Malaysia (MOHE).

Sunway University Ranked Malaysia’s Top Private University

Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings 2022 has once again recognised Sunway University as the highest-ranked private university in Malaysia.


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. 

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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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