New campus launched


(From left) Lopes, Prof Wilkinson, Dr Lee, Elizabeth, Cheah, Dr Khatijah and Teo at the launch of Sunway College at Velocity.

SUNWAY College launched its new 3,500-student capacity extended premises in the integrated township of Sunway Velocity in Kuala Lumpur recently.

The brand new 113,500 sq ft Sunway College at Velocity premises will be occupying five levels, Levels Six to 10 of the V Office. The facilities will open in two phases. The first two levels are currently operational while the other three will be operational by 2021.

The new campus was launched by Sunway Group Education and Healthcare Division CEO Datuk Dr Lee Weng Keng on behalf of Jeffrey Cheah Foundation founding trustee

Tan Sri Jeffrey Cheah.

At the launch ceremony, Dr Lee said that the opening of Sunway College at Velocity is another milestone in Sunway Education Group’s mission to democratise access to quality education.

“We hope to bring our world-class education services to the Cheras community as well as the 7.2 million residents of greater Kuala Lumpur,” he said.

Sunway College Kuala Lumpur executive director Teo Ee Sing said that Sunway College at Velocity offers both full-time and part-time modes of study.

“We are currently offering courses which include Certified Accounting Technician (CAT), Certificate in Finance, Accounting and Business (CFAB), Professional Papers of ACCA as part time courses, and Diploma in Accounting, and Diploma in Finance,” said Teo.

He said the results of a recently conducted survey done around this area, shows the community here has great interest in accounting and finance. Other diploma courses including Diploma in Business Studies, Diploma in Information Technology and Diploma in Communication will be offered progressively at Sunway College at Velocity, he added.

Sunway College at Velocity director Ruma Lopes said: “We will also offer personal enhancement short courses which will be tailored to the needs of the students and the community.”

Students can access the college levels by a card access system. The campus will have a round-the-clock patrol.

Located at the V Office at Sunway Velocity, Sunway College at Velocity is accessible through major roads and highways and public transportation including one LRT and two MRT lines.

Sunway University vice-chancellor Prof Graeme Wilkinson, Sunway Education Group CEO Elizabeth Lee, Sunway Berhad managing director of Property Division Sarena Cheah and Sunway College chief executive officer Dr Khatijah Khalid were also present.

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