Sunway College’s home-grown Foundation in Arts (FIA) programme recently celebrated the graduation of their 8th batch of students who were about to step forward in pursuit of their dreams. The ceremony witnessed 129 students graduating in the presence of Professor Robert Bignall; Vice-Chancellor of Sunway University, Professor Pua Eng Chong, Deputy Vice-Chancellor of Sunway University; Professor David Ngo Chek Ling Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Higher Degrees), Sunway University; Dr. Khatijah Khalid, Chief Executive of Sunway College; Cheng Mien Wee, Director of Pre-University Studies; Mrs Ruma Lopes, Director of the FIA Programme, Sunway College, as well as lecturers, parents and students.
The top three scorers Janardhni a/p Ravi who scored an average of 88.55%, Sam Zhen Yang, 86.95% and Au Yong Choon Mun, 86.65% each received the Tan Sri Dato Seri (Dr) Jeffrey Cheah Continuing Scholarship to pursue undergraduate studies in Sunway University. Janardhni and Sam Zhen Yang have both decided to read the BSc (Hons) in Accounting and Finance at the Sunway University Business School.
74 students in total received the Tan Sri Dato Seri (Dr) Jeffrey Cheah Continuing Scholarship. Seven students received Certificates of Appreciation for organising various extracurricular activities throughout their course in Sunway’s FIA.
Cheng Mien Wee, Director of Pre-University Studies, addressed the students in her speech, “We appreciate you and are proud to be able to work with you. You have touched our lives in ways you may never know and we hope we have touched your lives too.”
Mrs Ruma Lopes said, “We are proud of you, you have done a fantastic job. To the parents, thank you for trusting us with your children’s education. They have complained endlessly about too much work being given to them but this will make them strong enough for their university studies- and most of them have decided to continue with Sunway University.” She added that the programme will not have been possible without her vibrant team of lecturers and staff who brought out the enthusiasm to learn in each student. She ended by saying, “Go forward and enjoy your lives. Sunway isn’t easy but you are ready.”