Sunway University Now Ranked As Malaysia's Top Private University

Published by Afterschool.my on May 12, 2022, 11:40 am

Sunway University has progressed further in THE Impact Rankings 2022 and is now ranked Top 301+ out of 1,406 international institutions. The University had strong showings across several individual SDGs.  The University is now ranked Top 200 in SDG 6 (Clean Water and Sanitation), where Sunway University successfully ensures availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all.  Additionally, Sunway University is highly-ranked in the Top 200 in SDG 8 (Decent Work and Economic Growth), which portrays Sunway University's continuous effort to ensure equal opportunity in the workplace and encourages employee diversity based on the basic employment principle of performance pay and equal pay regardless of gender.  The University also aims to create a culture that respects and values each other's differences, promotes equality and diversity, and encourages individuals to grow and develop to realise their full potential. 

 Sunway University is also highly-placed in the Top 200 in SDG 17 (Partnership for the Goals), showing and strengthening the connections that the University has built with others.  Moreover, Sunway University also had strong showings in other SDGs.  Placing in the Top 300 in SDG 7 (Affordable and Clean Energy), the University promotes and supports clean energy usage through research.  The University even obtained a high score in SDG 11 (Sustainable Cities and Communities), which highlights Sunway University as a state-of-the-art modern campus that is connected to a wide range of social and community amenities by safe walkways at treetop level (the "canopy walk") – giving a unique, sustainable study, work and social environment for its students and staff within and around the campus. 

 "The continued rise of Sunway University in only its second year of participation in the THE Impact ranking is a testament to the choices that the university has made for planetary health and sustainable development in all our research and education programmes and the #CampusWithAConscience activities of our students and staff," said Professor Sibrandes Poppema, President of Sunway University. 

Sunway University takes pride in its rising reputation as a Campus With A Heart. The core premise of #CampusWithAConscience encompasses everything students will encounter at Sunway College and Sunway University. This is the fundamental spirit at the heart of Sunway Campus Life: to educate, encourage, and engage students in all aspects of a diverse and inclusive community in order to support them in adopting a lifestyle and lifestyle habits that truly reflect a society committed to creating a better living environment for this generation and future generations.

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