Meet the Dean

Meet the Dean

Daniel Chong

Associate Professor Dr Daniel Chong Ka Leong

Acting Dean

Welcome to the School of Hospitality and Service Management (SHSM) at Sunway University, where we humbly take pride in offering meticulously crafted education and training programmes designed to equip young leaders with the essential skills for success in the ever-evolving service sector. As pioneers in the field, we are committed to employing innovative teaching methods and flexible learning approaches that keep us at the forefront of hospitality education.

Sunway University stands as a beacon of academic excellence, ranked among the top 150 institutions worldwide for hospitality and leisure management in the QS World University Rankings by Subject in 2022, 2023, and 2024. Our strong partnership with Le Cordon Bleu ensures that our degree and diploma programmes in hospitality and event management, and culinary arts meet the rigorous standards set by this prestigious institution. Moreover, we have forged partnerships with esteemed international institutions such as Griffith University, Oxford Brookes University, and the Swiss Education Group, enriching our educational pathways and providing a truly global learning experience.

Step into our state-of-the-art facilities, where practical learning experiences await young leaders. From our mock hotel suite to cutting-edge beverage laboratories, event studios, and fully equipped cuisine and pastry kitchens, every corner of our campus is tailored to provide them with the tools they need to learn and thrive. Nonetheless, our dedication to excellence extends beyond the classroom.

We believe in empowering our students to showcase their talents on both local and international stages, enabling them to gain invaluable industry exposure and make meaningful contributions to the global hospitality community. Join our award-winning Culinary, Food and Beverage, and Events Team, and become part of our legacy of success in renowned competitions worldwide.

Here at SHSM, we transcend traditional education paradigms, emphasising experiential learning through simulations, case studies, field trips, and international collaborations, ensuring that our students graduate not only with knowledge but with the practical skills and experiences necessary to excel in their chosen fields. Guided by our dedicated team of faculty members, who bring with them a wealth of industry experience and a passion for nurturing the next generation of hospitality leaders, our students are empowered to realise their full potential and emerge as trailblazers in their respective fields.

As an institution, we are defined by our core values of Integrity, Humility, and Excellence, which underpin everything we do, from our teaching and research to our operational conduct. We are committed to instilling these values in our students, ensuring that they not only succeed professionally but also uphold the highest ethical standards in all their endeavors. Welcome to the School of Hospitality and Service Management at Sunway University. We look forward to accompanying young leaders on their journey to success.