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Sunway College A-Level Students Reach Global Summit in Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards


A total of 11 A-Level students from Sunway College have received a total of 15 prestigious awards from Cambridge Assessment International Education, acknowledging their outstanding performance in the recent Cambridge examination series. 

With the recent awards, Sunway College is the recipient of the highest number of Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards in the nation for the sixth consecutive year, underscoring the institution’s dedication to the highest quality of education. Sunway College A-Level is also named as the number one provider in the country by the Cambridge Assessment International Education office of Malaysia as a testament to the institution’s consistent quality and result.

From the total of 11, a total of six students were awarded the highest distinction which is ‘Top in the World.’ The ‘Top in the World’ awards are which recognises students who achieved the highest standard mark in the world for a single subject. 

One of the students, Chai Zi Yang, was awarded first place and was given the title ‘Best Across Four’ by Cambridge Assessment International Education for his exceptional performance in the subjects of Mathematics and Physics. The ‘Best Across’ awards are issued to learners who have achieved an A grade and have attained the first highest cumulative total standard marks over a set number of subjects.  

“My experience in the past one and a half years here has been wonderful and a delight thanks to the competent and dedicated teachers and staff members. I am truly grateful to my teachers and Sunway College for providing this learning experience. My future is still hidden behind the mist of uncertainty which I hope will clear up as I go along. But whatever the future may hold, I am excited for it,” shared Zi Yang.

The other five ‘Top in the World’ award recipients are Natalie Tan Wen Hui (Literature in English), Eng Yi Jun (Mathematics), Lee Luo Tong (Mathematics), Ker Yiu Wayn (Physics) and Tan Hau Zhe (Chemistry). Ker Yiu Wayn and Tan Hau Zhe also received the ‘Top in Malaysia’ Award for Chemistry and Biology respectively.

Three students – Sherise Chin Sze You (Biology), Jason Foo Zhen-Jie (Accounting) and Gan Zi Kien (Economics) received the ‘Top in Malaysia’ Award for the respective subjects, while Cheah Gin Yang received the ‘High Achievement’ Award for English General Paper and Dennis Lim Yan Bin received the same award for Thinking Skills.

“I am incredibly proud of the 15 Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards bagged by our A-Level’s scholars. While the past year has brought along its fair share of challenges to our student's learning experience, these achievements are a true testament of our unwavering efforts in ensuring quality education and continuous support for our students,” said Sunway College Director of the A-Level programme, Ruth Cheah. 

The Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards celebrates the success of learners taking Cambridge examinations in over 40 countries around the world. Cambridge places learners at the centre of their international education programmes and qualifications which are inspired by the best in educational thinking.