Malaysia is where the old and new co-exist harmoniously. City streets are lined with skyscrapers and buildings left over from colonial times. From the shopping malls in Kuala Lumpur to dense rainforests just two hours away, Malaysia is a testimony of uniqueness in diversity. It has thriving educational and employment sectors, and is rich in traditional and modern art and culture – reflecting the different ethnic groups that make up the country’s population. Malays, Chinese, Indians and indigenous peoples result in a cultural mix that is reflected in the country’s language, religion and food.
Located 18 kms from Kuala Lumpur, Bandar Sunway is a bustling township that offers a safe, secure and friendly student environment. Bandar Sunway has come to be known as Selangor’s higher education hub for its easy access via a network of highways and modern infrastructure
The Sunway Shuttle is a fast, convenient and free way of getting around Bandar Sunway. Public buses and taxis are also easily available.
Many types of accommodation suited for a variety of budgets are located within walking distance of the campus. On-campus accommodation is pre-arranged for all exchange and study-abroad students at the Sunway Monash Residence. More information regarding your accommodation will be sent to you with your offer package. Should you decide to live off-campus, you need to arrange for your own accommodation.
There is a variety of restaurants and food courts available around the campus. Malaysia is well-known for its gastronomical delights. The food is delicious, cheap and easily available throughout the day and night.
The well-developed Bandar Sunway township contains a major shopping mall, a theme park, hotels, clubs and bars.
The award-winning Sunway Lagoon Theme Park is a renowned tourist attraction, and is a popular concert venue for international artists. The Sunway Pyramid is a sphinx shaped shopping centre, housing a cineplex, a 48-lane bowling alley, a 12-screen cinema and an ice-skating rink as well as more than 700 shops.
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