Sunway College A-level students rise to the top of the world
TWO Sunway College students have been awarded First Place and Best Across by Cambridge Assessment International Education (CAIE) for their excellent academic performance.
Students who achieve an A grade and achieve the highest cumulative standard grades across a set of subjects receive the Best Across award.
Lucius Khor Zhe Yi received the good news from Sunway College A-Level Program Director Ruth Cheah.
“A call from Cheah woke me up. I was stunned and excited when she delivered the message. I sat on my bed speechless as she explained everything to me.
Khor received the Best Across Four award while earning the best in the world for mathematics and the best in Malaysia for chemistry.
Attributing his success to his professors, he says, “All of my lecturers provide many resources and articles from the previous year to help us in our preparation. The tutorials made have reinforced my understanding of the concepts presented.
He remembers his physics teacher getting into deep concepts and explaining them systematically, which only motivated Khor to deepen his reading using external resources.
“Speakers focused on explaining techniques and methods to excel in external exams. It made me more confident to answer questions during the test.
Meanwhile, Chai Zi Yang received the best A2 level award out of three while earning the best in the world for maths and the best in Malaysia for physics.
This is Chai’s second consecutive Best Across award following his Best Across Four award earlier this year.
Sharing the same sentiment, Chai also attributes his success and positive experience at Sunway to his speakers.
“My teachers were helpful and very approachable, so I never felt uncomfortable asking them questions.
“Online learning was something new and challenging for teachers. Fortunately, the teachers adapted to the situation and overcame the problems quickly so as not to hinder our education,” he says.
A total of 11 Sunway College A-Level students received 15 prestigious CAIE awards, which recognize their outstanding performance in the June 2021 Cambridge Examination Series.
The six winners of the Top in the World Mathematics Award are Devaassenan Mahenthiran, Foo Zi Yee, Lee Zhi Ying, Michelle Teo Zhi Yee, Tan Jing Er and Tan Ping.
Meanwhile, Brenda Yeoh Wai Jeng was the best in Malaysia for Accounting and Tan Hong Jun for Advanced Maths, while Lim Yee Cheng Jonathan received the High Achievement Award for Thinking Skills.
Sunway College continues to produce the highest number of Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards in Malaysia, with some 390 awards to date.
The A-Level program has also been named the No. 1 provider in the country by the Cambridge Assessment International Education Malaysia office.
The institution scored an astonishing 100% pass rate and 61.3% A* and A grades in the last May/June exam.
Students received a congratulatory memento personally autographed by the British High Commissioner to Malaysia His Excellency Charles Hay MVO, presented by Sunway A-Level Program Director Ruth Cheah.
To recognize and congratulate students who have achieved the Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards for their tireless dedication and hard work, A-Level Program Director Ruth Cheah personally hand-delivered a congratulatory memento, signed by the High Commissioner British in Malaysia His Excellency Charles Hay MVO to students and their families.
“It brings me such joy to witness the world-class success of our Sunway A-Level students who have once again become the best in the country despite the difficult learning conditions during this pandemic time that they have had to cross,” said Cheah of Sunway College. .
“Dedicated and committed speakers with many years of experience are an important part of the success equation achieved.”
Sunway College CAIE program is an ideal platform to secure a place in top universities in the world such as University of Cambridge, University of Oxford, Harvard University, Yale University , the University of California, Berkeley, among others.
He is also a pioneer in Pre-U Leads – an after-school program aimed at fostering the holistic development of students by equipping them with necessary life skills beyond their academic performance.
Additionally, #CampusWithAConscience is the fundamental spirit at the heart of Sunway Campus Life as it educates, encourages and engages all aspects of the diverse community to embrace a lifestyle and mindful endeavors that truly reflect a society committed to creating a better living environment for this generation and generations to come.
For more information about the program, attend Sunway Education’s Open House on January 15-16 (10 a.m. to 4 p.m.) and experience a vibrant campus community. For those who wish to learn more from the comfort of their own home, Sunway’s professional advisors will also be available to answer your inquiries online.. Click on here record. Otherwise, visit https://college.sunway.edu.my/programmes/pre-u/a-level.