<!-- Deleted image removed: -->The Sunway Campus of Monash University
opened in 1998 and is located within the Bandar Sunway
township in Malaysia. It was the first foreign university in Malaysia. Monash Malaysia is one of several Monash University campuses and centres outside the State of Victoria
. Monash University also has a centre in Prato
, a campus in South Africa
and a research academy in India
Monash Malaysia has been given the rating of 'excellent' by the Malaysian Ministry of Higher Education, which entitles it to government sponsorship of its students, government research grants and greater flexibility in setting staff salaries.
The Malaysian campus is currently home to approximately 4,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students. The current head of the campus is Pro-Vice Chancellor & President (Malaysia) Professor Robin Pollard. While other Australian universities have struggled to compete in Asia, Monash Malaysia has returned a surplus since 2003, which is re-invested in the campus.
In September 2007, the University opened its new RM200 million campus, including a new medical school. The new campus was officially opened by the Deputy Prime... Read More