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Sunway University Holds Unique Graduation in Sunway Lagoon Amphitheatre

Sunway University held four momentous convocation ceremonies across four days at the Sunway Lagoon Amphitheatre, honouring the achievement and resiliency of over 600 graduates, with 1,200 family members and friends cheering them on.
The convocation ceremonies comprised students from the School of Arts, School of Engineering and Technology, School of Hospitality and Service Management, School of Interdisciplinary Studies, School of Medical and Life Sciences, School of Mathematical Sciences and Sunway University Business School.  

The graduation was officiated by Sunway Group Founder and Chairman and Sunway University Chancellor Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Dr Jeffrey Cheah AO, with Sunway Education Group CEO Professor Elizabeth Lee, Sunway University President Sibrandes Poppema and Lancaster University Vice-Chancellor Professor Andy Schofield in attendance to deliver virtual congratulatory addresses.   
Tan Sri Dato' Seri Jeffrey Cheah congratulated the graduates and highlighted the institution’s constant strive to create an environment that encourages learning, sparks great ideas, and promotes innovation as well as create sustainable solutions for the future.

“As you make your way through life, I hope you will do so with integrity as your guide, humility as your virtue and the pursuit of excellence as your choice. And I trust you will help create a brighter, more inclusive and sustainable future for all under the Malaysian sun,” he said.

Sunway University CEO Professor Elizabeth Lee welcomed all graduates to be part of the Sunway Alumni Community and the very best wishes for their future endeavours towards the end of the virtual graduation ceremony. 
“Our Alumni community hopes that you will stay connected and have many future engagements with us. May I thank you for choosing Sunway University for your studies and wish you every success in the future – and rest assured that your “Alma Mater” will always be there for you,” said Professor Elizabeth Lee.
Professor Andy Schofield Vice-Chancellor of Lancaster University in his congratulatory address, said, “We at Lancaster University are committed to producing the graduates that Malaysia and its neighbours need, to fulfil their ambitions to grow economically, to be inclusive socially, and to bring lasting prosperity to all of their citizens in their years to come.” 
One of the valedictorian and bachelor’s degree in Financial Analysis graduate Evelyn Tay said, “As we have heard about a million times now, we are living in unprecedented times. All of our crazy roller coaster rides have been unprecedented, including this new format of the outdoor graduation ceremony in an amphitheatre, never seen before in the history of Sunway University. Because let’s be honest, every batch that graduates from Sunway University are special, which makes us ‘A Class Above’.”
Watch the convocation highlights here: