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Celebrating Top Students and Their Global Success at MCKL

Seven students from Methodist College Kuala Lumpur (MCKL) were honoured at the Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards Malaysia (OCLA) for the November 2023 Examination Series, held on 23 May 2024 at Sime Darby Convention Centre. Four students were from the KL Campus, and three were from MCKL Penang, Pykett Campus.

Among the KL Campus achievers, Lim Yen Nie earned Top in the World for AS Level Mathematics. She plans to pursue a BSc in Computer Science at the University of Manchester. Reflecting on her success, she stated, “A Level offers a strong foundation for my future studies and provides a high level of academic challenge. MCKL is known for maintaining high academic standards and has a track record of producing excellent students.”

(L-R) Tong Yong Zhi, Lim Yen Nie, Thean Ker Hsin and Matilda Chiou, achievers for Top in the World awards for Mathematics and Business, and Top in Malaysia award for Economics from MCKL, KL Campus

From Pykett Campus, Tung Ze Rui and Wong Ching Shuen, part of the inaugural A Level batch, achieved Top in the World for AS Level Law and AS Level Physics, respectively, in June 2023. They now secured Top in the World for A Level Law and Top in Malaysia for A Level Physics for the recent examination series.

(L-R) Damien Chim Seng Yuan, Wong Ching Shuen and Tung Ze Rui, achievers for Top in the World awards for Physics and Law and Top in Malaysia awards for Physics from MCKL, Pykett Campus

“This award is a constant reminder that passion, effort, and curiosity can elevate me to greater heights. It fuels my ambition for academic excellence and boosts my confidence to embrace new challenges. Special thanks to my lecturer for the engaging lectures that deepened my understanding, and to my peers for trusting and confiding in me, which reinforced my learning,” said Wong Ching Shuen, now pursuing a Doctor of Medicine at Monash University, Malaysia.

High Achievers from MCKL, KL Campus and Pykett Campus with their families

MCKL has been nurturing high achievers since 2013, a legacy reaffirmed by consecutive accolades of Top in the World and Top in Malaysia. These achievements highlight MCKL’s commitment to empowering students and providing top-notch educational services.

MCKL’s Cambridge A Level programme is open for the July and September 2024 intake. For more information, visit

List of Achievers

No.Student NameAwardCampusFuther StudiesStatus
1Lim Yen NieTop in the World in AS Level MathematicsKLBSc in Computer Science
University of Manchester
Conditional Offer
2Matilda ChiouTop in Malaysia in AS Level EconomicsKLBSc Economics & Statistics
University College London
Conditional Offer
3Thean Ker HsinTop in the World in AS Level BusinessKLTo be confirmedPending A Level Completion
4Tong Yong ZhiTop in the World in AS Level MathematicsKLTo be confirmedPending A Level Completion
5Damien Chim Seng YuenTop in the World in AS Level PhysicsPenangTo be confirmedPending A Level Completion
6Tung Ze RuiTop in the World A Level LawPenangLaw LLB
King’s College London
7Wong Ching ShuenTop in Malaysia in A Level PhysicsPenangBachelor of Medical Science and Doctor of Medicine
Monash University, Malaysia