Mathematics, Statistics and Operational Research

Challenging the Housing Affordability Threshold

A widely adopted measure of housing affordability is that households should spend no more than 30% of their household income on housing. However, this normative threshold is an arbitrary Great Depression-era guideline and may not be relevant today.

Celebrating Breakthroughs: A Remarkable Year for SMS

Embark on a journey of triumph with the School of Mathematical Sciences as they unveil a year of ground-breaking achievements. From forging transformative partnerships with industry leaders to securing the top spot in the Times Higher Education Subject Ranking, the school has reshaped the landscape…

Nurturing Excellence in Actuarial Science

Sunway University introduced its BSc (Hons) in Actuarial Studies programme, led by its Department of Actuarial Science and Risk, School of Mathematical Sciences, in 2013. The programme’s full IFoA accreditation and QS five-star certification are among the qualities that help produce world-class…

Chin Siew Mei: Best of Both Worlds

Witness BAS alumnus transformative journey through constants and change. Her academic triumphs, adaptability, and altruism make her a beacon of inspiration.

Statistical Inferences: Transforming Data into Sustainable Solutions

In a dynamic SDG Talk, Dr Wooi Chen Khoo unveils the transformative power of statistical modelling in sustainable development. She illuminates the vital role of statistical analysis and data-driven insights in propelling us toward a more sustainable future.

Lim You Sheng: Analysis of an Analyst's Success

An alumnus's passion for the subject and his dedication and involvement in extracurricular activities set the stage for a successful student life and a promising career.

Academic Excursion 2023: A Day of Learning and Discovery

An annual half-day event for the School of Mathematical Sciences where the education agenda is at the forefront.

Bee Jing Jie: From Scholar to Actuarial Professional

Bee Jing Jie, a BSc (Hons) in Actuarial Studies alumnus, is currently a Takaful Enablement Executive at Prudential Assurance Malaysia Berhad. She shares her learning journey at Sunway University, and offers some useful advice for current students. 

Sunway University signs MOU with Ipsos Malaysia

Sunway University has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Ipsos Malaysia, a leading market research and consulting firm. The MOU outlines several areas of collaboration, including access to Ipsos' data, internship and graduate opportunities for Sunway University graduates, statistical…

Unforgettable Experiences at the London School of Economics (LSE) Summer School

Some 11 students from the School of Mathematical Sciences had the privilege to attend a 3-week Summer School programme at the London School of Economics. They shared their accounts of their unique and once-in-a-lifetime experience there. 

The Southeast Asia Housing Affordability Symposium 2022

The Sunway Institute for Global Strategy and Competitiveness and the School of Mathematical Sciences, Sunway University co-organised a virtual Southeast Asia Housing Affordability Symposium that brought together stakeholders from the industry, academia, policymakers, and the general public to dive…

Preparing BSc Industrial Statistics Graduates with Professional Certifications

The BSc Industrial Statistics students have opportunities to upskill themselves by taking part in the SAS Preparatory Courses (SPC) which are highly recommended.  The SPC prepares students to sit for exams offered by SAS, leading to the SAS Certified Data Scientist qualification award.