A UNIVERSITY’s repute is one of the foremost factors for consideration among parents and students pursuing further studies.
As such, the Times Higher Education (THE) ranking of top universities as determined by academics around the world is relied upon when selecting an institution of learning.
Victoria University (VU) which is among the top 2% of universities worldwide according to THE World University Rankings 2020 is definitely on the shortlist of options.
Additionally, VU ranked 12th globally for “quality education” and 33rd for “peace, justice and strong institutions” under THE Impact Rankings 2020 which measures universities against the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
The main campuses of Victoria University, which marked a centenary as an educational institution in 2016, are located in Melbourne of Victoria, Australia.
There are seven colleges at the university – arts and education; business; engineering and science; health and biomedicine; law and justice; sports; and exercise science.
VU at Sunway College
Sunway College is the only international delivery partner of Victoria University in Malaysia, offering the Victoria University Bachelor of Business twinning programme since 1994 including a number of business majors.
This exclusive partnership allows students to receive quality Australian education closer to home. In addition, students are also given the flexibility of transferring to VU in Melbourne at any time during their course of study. This option available provides students the opportunity to gain study experience in one of the world’s most liveable cities in the later years of their study. Students can choose to study their first and/or second years at Sunway College, and their final years at VU, Melbourne.
Other than that, students can also apply to transfer to other Australian universities such as University of Adelaide, University of Queensland, University of Western Australia, RMIT University, and University of Otago, New Zealand upon completing their first year of the VU Bachelor of Business programme at Sunway College.
Studying VU Bachelor of Business at Sunway College enables you to attain the same quality VU business degree at an affordable cost. Furthermore, Sunway College provides an array of scholarships to eligible students.
In these uncertain times when the Covid-19 outbreak has caused travel restrictions, this programme at Sunway College serves as an option for parents who plan to send their children to Australia.
For the VU business degree programme at Sunway College, students can choose to do a single major in accounting, banking and finance, financial risk management, marketing, international trade, management and innovation, supply chain and logistics management.
Or they can opt for a double major in accounting, banking and finance, financial risk management, marketing, and international trade.
The VU accounting major degree programme is offered in partnership with professional accounting bodies such as the Certified Practising Accountant (CPA) Australia, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ), Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA) and Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), while the VU marketing major has a collaboration with the Australian Marketing Institute (AMI).
VU business degree recognised the need to develop soft skills and industry-ready graduates, therefore the VU Bachelor of Business curriculum has included three units in the business learning experience project – the Integrated Business Challenge, the International Business Challenge unit and the Applied Business Challenge unit, which complement major areas of study.
These Business Challenge units focus on the development of professional and personal attributes that industries seek in fresh graduates. Students enrolled in these units are taught using a student-centred collaborative learning model.
Students are also provided with Internship opportunities through Sunway Student LIFE.
The VU at Sunway programme is committed to teaching and nurturing its students to succeed. Students are supported by pastoral care given by academic lecturers and ensures that teaching and learning methods are tailored to suit Malaysian students.
There is also student exchange programmes available for undergraduates that provides them an opportunity to study at VU Melbourne for one semester each year with the same tuition at Sunway College.
In the past, a number of selected final year students visited and participated in Hansung University International Summer School in South Korea under a cultural exchange programme.
For the upcoming July 2020 intake, the Sunway College hybrid model offers students the options of face-to-face learning in classes and/or online classes for learning at home.
Source: The Star