Mercury now offers ACCA in Galle

Published : 12:00 am  February 21, 2014  |  Category: Youth / Careers / Higher Education  |  Leave a Comment  |  617 views  |  

Mercury Institute of Management with over 10 years of experience in the industry has been an institute that has confirmed its position as the only Platinum tuition provider for ACCA in the country. With its mission to bring quality education to Sri Lankan students in all regions of the country Mercury recently commenced offering the ACCA qualification to students in the southern region of the country by opening a branch in Galle. This is the first step that Mercury has taken in its initiative to bring accredited global qualifications to outstation students. The institute in Galle contains state of the art lecture rooms which are all air conditioned fitted with multimedia facilities. A fully-fledged... 

Royal College Group of ’93 opens Primary School computer facility

Published : 12:07 am  February 20, 2014  |  Category: Youth / Careers / Higher Education  |  Leave a Comment  |  1,324 views  |  
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Investment of over Rs. 2 m contributed by old boys and well-wishers A new refurbished facility with branded computers and accessories First of many projects to be implemented The Royal College Union – Group of 93, past pupils of one of the country’s oldest and reputed leading secondary educational institutions Royal College Colombo, yesterday announced the opening of the new refurbished and reequipped Primary Computer Laboratory. The new facility which has been re-equipped with facilities such as original HP computers, Wi-Fi, modern air conditioning and modern teacher training facility was declared open yesterday by Lalith Weerathunga – an  eminent old Royalist and the Secretary to... 

Coca-Cola empowers employees to be better leaders with Toastmasters

Published : 12:05 am  February 20, 2014  |  Category: Youth / Careers / Higher Education  |  Leave a Comment  |  1,055 views  |  
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“Coca-Cola Sri Lanka believes in investing in its people, so that they can be better leaders for tomorrow,” said Coca-Cola Beverages Sri Lanka Ltd. Country Manager Kapila Welmillage, speaking about the completion of another year for the Coca-Cola Toastmasters Club. Established in 2011, the Coca-Cola Toastmasters Club is a coveted forum within Coca-Cola Beverages to cultivate and empower talented employees into leaders of tomorrow. “Our objective is to groom our employees to be potential leaders through better communication skills, increased confidence and exposure to various competitive situations,” continued Kapila Welmillage. “The Club is a dynamic forum that has nurtured some of... 

Ceylinco Life presents 156 new ‘Pranama’ Scholarships worth over Rs. 8 m

Published : 12:02 am  February 20, 2014  |  Category: Youth / Careers / Higher Education  |  Leave a Comment  |  620 views  |  

Life Insurance Leader Ceylinco Life recently presented another 156 ‘Pranama’ scholarships worth over Rs. 8 million to young achievers in Sri Lanka at a ceremony held at the BMICH. With these scholarships, awarded at the 13th annual ‘Pranama’ scholarships awards ceremony, Ceylinco Life has presented 1770 scholarships worth more than Rs. 91 million since the inception of the program in 2002. Addressing the ceremony, Ceylinco Life Managing Director and CEO R. Renganathan said that the company is aware of the fact that the prime objective of any parent is to invest in the education of children and that increasing incomes do not keep pace with the increases in the costs of education. “We... 

99X Technology emerges IT sector champions at Biz Quiz 2014

Published : 12:00 am  February 20, 2014  |  Category: Youth / Careers / Higher Education  |  Leave a Comment  |  467 views  |  

Successfully defending the title that it won last year, 99X Technology emerged champions in the IT/software category once again at the Biz Quiz 2014 – Mercantile Quiz Championship held recently, beating out some stiff competition posed by masterminds representing Sri Lanka’s top corporate entities. Apart from coming in first in its respective category, 99X Technology also ranked sixth overall with 25 points. The IT/software category was well represented by some of the leaders of the sector in the country including MillenniumIT, WSO2, Navantis and 99X Services, and proved to be one of the more competitive segments, with MillenniumIT (23 points) and WSO2 (22 points) coming in second and third... 

‘Building of Wisdom – The Athenaeum’ comes to ‘Little England’

Published : 12:00 am  February 20, 2014  |  Category: Youth / Careers / Higher Education  |  Leave a Comment  |  723 views  |  

The newly constructed school premises of Lyceum International School, Nuwara Eliya, named ‘Building of Wisdom – The Athenaeum’  was ceremonially declared open by the Founder of Lyceum International School, Mohan Lal Grero recently, at No. 45, Water Field Drive, Nuwara Eliya, on the invitation of Kumari Grero, the Principal, Lyceum Nuwara-Eliya.   A large gathering of the parents, well-wishers, teachers and students were present at this occasion. The founders of the Trafford College, Mr. and Mrs. Thushari Aluthge, graced the occasion as distinguished guests of honour. The newly constructed Building of Wisdom – The Athenaeum comprises modest classrooms from Grades 1 – 10, and has a... 

Lyceum Wattala, Overall Champions at Inter-Intl. Schools’ Scrabble Championships

Published : 12:00 am  February 20, 2014  |  Category: Youth / Careers / Higher Education  |  Leave a Comment  |  693 views  |  

Lyceum International School, Wattala won the Lyceum Challenge Trophy for the Overall Champions for the seventh consecutive year at the Inter-International Schools’ Scrabble Championships on 15 February 2014. Lyceum International School, Nugegoda won the Lyceum Challenge Trophy for the Runners-up. Lyceum International School, Panadura, Leighton Park International School and Gateway Collage, Kandy secured the 3rd, 4th and 5th positions, respectively. This event was organised by Lyceum International School, Wattala for the seventh consecutive year. Sri Lanka Scrabble League (SLSL) President Wimal Fernando was the Chief Guest and SLSL Vice-President Kandhan Mahendran was the Adjudicator. Junior... 

British Council announces IELTS-sponsored webinar accessing 98 US universities on 19 Feb.

Published : 12:01 am  February 13, 2014  |  Category: Youth / Careers / Higher Education  |  Leave a Comment  |  762 views  |  
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An online chat and webinar giving students from around the world an opportunity to connect virtually with representatives from colleges and universities in the United States of America, with a section on how to prepare for the IELTS examination has been scheduled for 19 February 2014, announced a press release sent out by the British Council this week. IELTS is sponsoring the International Students Day at US College Week Live, which gives international students, their parents, counsellors, and teachers an opportunity to interact directly with US university representatives and education experts. A total of 98 US universities are participating in the webinar, which uses a unique virtual environment... 

NEXT offers CSCM – globally recognised supply chain certification program

Published : 12:00 am  February 13, 2014  |  Category: Youth / Careers / Higher Education  |  1 Comment  |  732 views  |  

Today, supply chains have become increasingly complex due to their interlinked global nature which presents new challenges to operations managers, purchasing professionals and many others involved in its design and production. This requires professionals in the industry to develop leaner and more productive supply chains and be proficient in all the aspects of the process. ISCEA (International Supply Chain Education Alliance) meets these requirements and shares the relevant knowledge and insight into the supply chain process. Being head quartered in USA, ISCEA programs are steadily increasing in acceptance by the global industry as the certification that covers the Total Supply Chain Operation... 

From Lyceum Wattala to Indian Hills

Published : 12:00 am  February 13, 2014  |  Category: Youth / Careers / Higher Education  |  Leave a Comment  |  790 views  |  

Tharuka Deshan Pathmaperuma from Lyceum International Wattala ( recently made a simple request to Scholarships for USA (Pvt) Ltd (; to get him admitted to a most affordable US College/University within the shortest time possible (to major in Biochemistry). SUSA, with over ten years of experience in placing hundreds of students from across the island at many partnering schools from various states in the US – schools all of which have agreed to provide their top scholarships – wasted no time; within mere ten days Tharuka did receive admissions with an invitation to enter the university within the next two weeks! Such amazing feats were only possible... 

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