Sunway University is a private, not-for-profit institution owned and governed by the Jeffrey Cheah Foundation. It is situated in the Klang Valley, approximately 20 km away from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and has its origins in Sunway College, founded in 1987 to provide opportunities for young Malaysians to obtain higher education at the tertiary level in areas of national need. It was officially registered as a University in January 2011 and came into being with the vision of becoming a world-class university. The University has been achieving “Excellent” ratings in the official rating system of all universities and university colleges in Malaysia, the SETARA 2009, 2011 and 2013 by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency.
Sunway University has a student population of over 5,000. It has three main faculties – Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Science and Technology and the Sunway University Business School. It has a vibrant, veritable global community on campus as around 20% of its total student population is international, coming from over 50 countries. Sunway University’s campus building is equipped with excellent facilities and infrastructure to support 21st century higher education. The campus is integrated within the well-planned township of Sunway Resort City via a unique, one-of-a-kind canopy walkway.