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Sunway University awarded #1 in Graduate Employability among universities in Malaysia


 Sunway University has been awarded number one in Graduate Employability among all universities in Malaysia by Talentbank Group through the National Graduate Employability Index (GE Index) which gauges the employability rate of graduates from universities all across Malaysia. 

The survey gauges the employability rate of graduates from universities all across Malaysia, highlighting Malaysian Universities that have produced the most highly sought-after graduates.

Sunway University received a 6-star Employability Rating in multiple fields of study including Accounting, Arts & Design, Engineering, Hospitality Management and many more. 

This recognition provides confidence for school leavers and parents who are considering university options with employability upon graduating in mind.

Established in 2011, Talentbank Group is a mover and shaker of the employability ecosystem focused on producing career-ready candidates and helping them with better careers, by connecting them with industry leaders that welcome prime talent. 

They recently conducted a survey on the preferred recruitment choices of the leading graduate employers such as Microsoft, Shopee, IMB, Top Glove, Shell, Petronas and many others in Malaysia. 

The National Graduate Employability Index (GE Index) is a benchmark used to measure the employability of graduates of higher education establishments in Malaysia. 

The GE Index research, based on votes cast by employers, focused on some key questions such as employer’s opinion on their preferred universities, the number of graduates hired from these universities, and if the employers will continue to hire graduates from the same universities they had previously chosen.

Professor Sibrandes Poppema, President and Vice-Chancellor of Sunway University shared “I am delighted that Sunway University has been awarded Malaysia’s No.1 in Graduate Employability, making our graduates the preferred recruitment choice of the nation’s leading brands. 

This is a true reflection of the holistic education the University provides in ensuring our graduates are job ready and future proof, alongside the support and guidance curated by our experienced Sunway Career Services team in helping our students navigate their career pathway and become highly sought after by employers.”

Managing Partner of BDO Malaysia, Dato’ Gan Ah Tee congratulated Sunway University on the new milestone achieved. 

“BDO in Malaysia is a proud employer of Sunway University graduates, having recruited many of its graduates. Our firm has been a strong supporter of the University's student development and employability initiatives over the years.”

“Sunway University has always produced work and future-ready graduates of the highest quality that excel in a highly competitive work environment while demonstrating strong ethical conduct. We are proud of the achievements and look forward to our continuous collaboration in developing world class talent and providing a fulfilling career pathway for them to advance!” shared CEO of Deloitte Malaysia, Yee Wing Peng.

On behalf of Shopee, Director of Shopee Malaysia, Kavan Sito congratulated Sunway University on the result of Talentbank survey. 

"Sunway graduates have left a good impression and many go on to build fulfilling careers. Shopee appreciates Sunway for the continuous support of our Career Services team through various programs, to engage and upskill young Malaysians in the tech industry. We look forward to creating a positive impact on millions of users with local talents and hope that Sunway University continues to provide an excellent level of education for the new generations ahead."

Sunway University produces graduates with excellent academic result and knowledge on the course selected, in addition, ensures the graduates are equipped with leadership soft-skills and the awareness of Sustainability Development.