Institut Sinaran produces top Cambridge Int AS, A-level grads


KOTA KINABALU: Institut Sinaran has an outstanding history of producing top scorers in the Cambridge International AS and also A-Level Examinations.

The recent results of the Cambridge AS Level (Science & Commerce) November 2016 saw a soaring increase in quality. A record-breaking total of 45 students scored straight As, which is 26 per cent of the 175 students who sat for the AS Level exams.

The institute recorded 91per cent passes overall, where almost half of the student population obtained at least one A, and 92 per cent obtained at least a pass for two subjects which is one step towards eligibility for university entry. Comparative analysis for AS results for the last five years also showed that in terms of quality, especially the number of grades A and B, has improved across the board for all Science and Commerce subjects.

The 22 Students who obtained straight 4As are Aileen Paula Magilin, Arissa Javed Sani, Aubrey Agang, Teo Kah Kiat, Chee Chea Kit, Clarinda Fung Yi En, Fong Yi Sing, Frederick Wong Kui Siung, Ian Chung Ka Hien, Jasmine Chuah Jin Mei, Josephine Chee Qiou Xing, Kimberly Louise Tam Qing Yee, Lexzion Ben Chung Tzin Vui, Mak Carlsson, Netta Lee Hui Ying, Ng Yen Hui, Serena Yong Ga Kah, Tai Chinq Ling, Tay Yee Hwa, Tay Yi Jiun, Thai Wan Shin Jona, Vernie Soh Wen Yee, Wong Shuen Wen.

Students who obtained straight 3As are Aaron Anthony Obon, Alyssa Naomi Teh, Chong Jing Wen, Ellen, Chai Yung Shen, Jason Thien Yong Heng, Jeremy Lau Ngee Hing, Jordan Rea Thomson, Laurena Wong Gui Jin, Liau Wei Jet, Lin Zi Rong, Mabelle Tay Geok Yin, Melissa Sia Tze Yen, Nathaniel Leong Jenn Kwang, Ong Shiau Qi, Rachelle Shen Sze Ming, Sally Lim Jia Hui, Samuel Soon Yi Hou, Sarah Lin Sy Yan, Sharmine Chia Siau Shuen, Sharon Ng, Siew Wei Ching, Valerie Janette Soo Xin Ying, Young Mei Yao.

There are seven other students who obtained 3A and 1 B are Arthur Chong, Calvin Liew Yik Yuan, Chan Ngan Chak Bryden, Chang Vui Chee, Juliana Yasha, Kong Yen Hua, and Ryan Yong Hao Han. Another student, Chew Pei Wen, has also obtained 3A and 1C.

On passing rates for each subject; out of eight subjects offered such as Accounting, Business, Mathematics and Physics, has recorded a passing rate of 90 per cent and above; while Chemistry, Biology, Economics and Law recorded a passing rate of 87 per cent and above.

Institut Sinaran chief executive officer, Mdm Marie Yong commented, “I’m delighted for the students, their parents and also proud of the lecturers and staff who have worked so hard to support them. It is important to strive for continuous improvement in our results and it’s great to see the positive trend in our achievement profile.”

Enrolment for the Institut Sinaran January 2017 intake is ongoing and the March/May 2017 intake is now open for all three programmes; Cambridge GCE A-Level (the largest centre in Sabah), Diploma in Commerce and Foundation in Science in collaboration with Taylor University, Malaysia, which are all MQA accredited.

Financial aid and scholarships are available. After completing their programme, Sinaran students are allowed direct entry into various local and international universities such as UK and Australian universities with credit transfers where applicable.

Institut Sinaran is a Sabah-based Higher Institution of Education established 30 years ago aiming to be a leading provider of an internationally recognized and holistic education. Do visit the campus at Tuaran Bypass, or email, or call 088-492924/ 012-8683545 to know more about Institut Sinaran. Further information is available at

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New Sabah Times