Friday 25th April 2014

SLIIT 2013/2014 intake for IT, engineering and business degrees now open

Published : 12:02 am  August 27, 2013  |  Category: Youth / Careers / Higher Education  |  Leave a Comment  |  650 views  |  

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Applications open for second intake of SLIIT graduate diploma in cyber security

Published : 12:02 am  August 27, 2013  |  Category: Youth / Careers / Higher Education  |  Leave a Comment  |  655 views  |  

Enrolment is now open for the second intake of the graduate diploma in cyber security offered by the Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology (SLIIT). SLIIT collaborates with long-standing academic partner Curtin University, Australia to provide students with an opportunity to obtain an internationally recognised graduate diploma in cyber security awarded by Curtin University. Upon successful completion, students can follow a MSc. in information technology specialising in cyber security awarded by SLIIT. Students must possess a Bachelor’s degree in information technology, computer science, software engineering or a related discipline to be eligible for this program. The program will be... 


We have very talented fashion designers waiting to be discovered: Dinesh Chandrasena

Published : 12:02 am  August 23, 2013  |  Category: Youth / Careers / Higher Education  |  Leave a Comment  |  1,699 views  |  
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 Sri Lankan designers should innovate more to make their designs cater to global audiences Raffles Colombo, a unique education provider in Sri Lanka specialising in art and design, celebrated its 3rd anniversary of operations in Sri Lanka recently. Raffles Colombo, which is registered in Sri Lanka as Raffles Design Institute Ltd., is the local arm of Raffles Education Corporation Ltd., a reputable education provider listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange of Singapore. Raffles Education Corporation Limited is the largest private education group in Asia-Pacific. Raffles Education Corporation operates 33 colleges in 30 cities across 11 countries. Following are excerpts of an interview... 


SLIM Bucks MBA intake now on

Published : 12:00 am  August 23, 2013  |  Category: Youth / Careers / Higher Education  |  Leave a Comment  |  800 views  |  

The Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing (SLIM) which has a six-year working partnership with Buckinghamshire New University, UK, has opened applications for the latest intake of students for its SLIM Bucks MBA program. According to SLIM, applicants for the MBA Program should possess a recognised professional qualification and be at least 23 years of age. Executives with a minimum of 10-12 years managerial experience in a private or public organisation are eligible to apply. The SLIM-Bucks MBA, offers independent modules, flexible timetables, convenient schedules, discussion forums, blackboard (IT platform) facilities and after the service of local and foreign lecturers. Lecture notes and module... 


Interior Designer/Decorator courses at OCBT Campus

Published : 12:00 am  August 23, 2013  |  Category: Youth / Careers / Higher Education  |  2 Comments  |  972 views  |  

With the demand for interior designers/decorators rising locally and overseas, OCBT Campus has launched a study course to take advantage of the opportunities opening up. This program was specially created to produce professionals who will succeed in the real world. It is practical oriented and the four modules will take students just two years to complete. Those entering this lucrative field thereafter are assured of high incomes. OCBT Campus, Colombo Chief Operating Officer Prasanna Aluthge said the study course combines both interior designing and decorating because it is the practical thing to do for real world success. He noted that it blends the artistic and technical components (in theory... 


SUSA facilitates two more Lankan students to US for higher studies

Published : 12:00 am  August 23, 2013  |  Category: Youth / Careers / Higher Education  |  Leave a Comment  |  322 views  |  

Two more students were successfully placed in US universities for fall 2013 by Scholarships for USA Ltd. (www.scholarshipsforusa.com) recently. Chamani Madushika (Gateway – Rajagiriya – 2nd  L) was offered admissions to College of St. Benedicts (www.csbsju.edu) in central Minnesota whilst Ieshangie Gamage (Asian International – 3rd L) was accepted to University of North Dakota (www.und.edu) both with excellent financial aid. Both institutes were introduced to Sri Lanka by SUSA in its decade-old mission to make US education increasingly affordable and accessible to Lankan students. SUSA is the only Lankan institute passionately engaged in discovering schools across US each summer... 


New Zealand Career College promotes Diploma in Procurement and Supply

Published : 12:00 am  August 23, 2013  |  Category: Youth / Careers / Higher Education  |  Leave a Comment  |  573 views  |  

New Zealand Career College (NZCC) offers Diploma in Procurement and Supply (level 7) in an exclusive tie-up with Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) as the only approved study center in New Zealand opens up excellent job opportunities in various fields in New Zealand. New Zealand Career College (NZCC) is a New Zealand Government funded private tertiary education provider with category one ranking (the highest possible indicator of performance). NZCC has six campuses spread in Aukland, Wellington, Christchurch,Waitakare and Manukau with over 900 students enrolled of which about 100 are overseas students. The Diploma in procurement and supply is designed to expand practical Knowledge... 


Leo Burnett holds Master Class Program Awards 2013

Published : 12:02 am  August 21, 2013  |  Category: Youth / Careers / Higher Education  |  Leave a Comment  |  1,088 views  |  
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By Sarah Hannan The Leo Burnett Master Class Program Awards 2013 took place on 16 August at the 80 Club, Colombo 7. Fourteen interns graduated at this ceremony, marking a new milestone for Leo Burnett. Leo Burnett Director – People and Culture Kumudini Gomes in her opening address explained that the program had a lifespan of five weeks which saw 14 successful interns out of the 60 applicants that were short-listed to undergo the maiden Master Class Program. She further explained that all these interns were undergrad students in the field of marketing communications, with a mentor and buddy assigned to each of them during the program’s duration. “The 14 interns were separated into four teams... 


Uditha Devapriya launches book “The Islanders”

Published : 12:00 am  August 21, 2013  |  Category: Youth / Careers / Higher Education  |  Leave a Comment  |  507 views  |  

Uditha Devapriya a 19 year old L.L.B and ACCA student who did his primary education at Lyceum International School Nugegoda is to launch his second novel “The Islanders” at the Mahaweli Centre on 1 September at 3:30 p.m. The Chief Guest at the occasion will be Prof. Carlo Fonseka and the Guest of Honour is to be Dr. Samitha Samanmali.  Read More →


SKAL International Colombo inducts first ever “Young SKAL” members

Published : 12:00 am  August 21, 2013  |  Category: Youth / Careers / Higher Education  |  Leave a Comment  |  363 views  |  

12 August was a red-letter day for SKAL International Colombo when they inducted their first ever “Young SKAL” members into the club at the monthly meeting held at the Taj Samudra in Colombo. SKAL Colombo has a 59-year history in Sri Lanka being formed in 1954 and has seen many eminent persons in the travel industry taking their oaths as members but for the first time, inducted four young members who will have to keep the flag flying for SKAL in Sri Lanka in the future. Recognising the need to bring in young tourism professionals into the movement, SKAL International created a new category of membership titled “Young SKAL”, a few years ago.  The mission of Young Skal is to enrol young... 


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