Nawaloka forays into higher education

Published : 12:03 am  June 13, 2014  |  Category: Youth / Careers / Higher Education  |  Leave a Comment  |  2,007 views  |  
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Newly launched Nawaloka College of Higher Studies partners with Australia’s Swinburne University The highly diversified conglomerate, known for spearheading the private healthcare sector in Sri Lanka, Nawaloka Holdings, launched its foray into the higher education sphere recently, etching a momentous chapter in its history. The newly launched Nawaloka College of Higher Studies (NCHS) debuted a strong chapter in higher education with the inking of an MOU with one of Australia’s most prestigious universities, Swinburne University, which Chief Guest, Dr. Sunil Jayantha Nawaratne, Secretary to Minister of Higher Education, was very appreciative of. “Given that the state sector has its limitations... 


Citibank, Unilever Sri Lanka and Virtusa launch International Summer Program

Published : 12:00 am  June 13, 2014  |  Category: Youth / Careers / Higher Education  |  Leave a Comment  |  1,019 views  |  

AmCham supported Summer Program targets Sri Lankan students studying abroad Citibank, Unilever Sri Lanka, and Virtusa, have combined forces with the American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) to launch the International Summer Program (ISP) as a channel of attracting bright, young, Sri Lankan talent to their organisations. This summer program is targeted at Sri Lankan students who are studying in universities abroad, and will offer a structured, six-week program that allows them to gain hands-on experience at three premier corporates in Sri Lanka. The program will include induction sessions at all three companies and a focused project for four weeks in one of the companies, culminating in a presentation... 


Mercury offers special discount scheme for ACCA students

Published : 12:00 am  June 13, 2014  |  Category: Youth / Careers / Higher Education  |  Leave a Comment  |  637 views  |  

Mercury Institute of Management, established in 2001, is synonymous with ACCA in Sri Lanka. Being Sri Lanka’s only ACCA Platinum Status Tuition Provider, Mercury has earned a reputation in the market as the  accounting, finance and management specialists in Sri Lanka due to their high level of quality standards and a lecture panel with the finest credentials, backed by decades of corporate experience. State-of-the-art lecture rooms, all air-conditioned and equipped with multimedia facilities and a modern computer lab which is a licensed centre for ACCA computer-based exams are just some of the factors that add value to the students who study at Mercury. Mercury is also accredited as an institute... 


Fast-track exemption scheme for CA Sri Lanka members and students

Published : 12:00 am  June 13, 2014  |  Category: Youth / Careers / Higher Education  |  Leave a Comment  |  3,830 views  |  

To complete BSc. in Applied Accounting Degree Members and students of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka) can fast-track their way to a degree in applied accounting with a special exemptions scheme offered for the chartered qualification. The BSc. in Applied Accounting which is offered by CA Sri Lanka’s degree arm, the School of Accounting and Business and has been recognised by the University Grants Commission is a multi-disciplinary degree program that consist courses in Management Accounting, Economics, Strategic Management, Corporate Law, Human Resource Management and Marketing. The faculty comprises of a cultivated lecture panel comprising of qualified... 


SLITAD ‘An Evening for Trainers’ program a boost to trainers

Published : 12:00 am  June 13, 2014  |  Category: Youth / Careers / Higher Education  |  Leave a Comment  |  141 views  |  

Sri Lanka Institute of Training and Development recently held its second program in the series ‘An Evening for Trainers’ at SLITAD Auditorium. Dr. Prabath Karunanayake a well-known HR presenter delivered the talk under the caption ‘Overcoming fear anxiety and stress as a public speaker’. It was well received by the audience and they thanked the SLITAD for organising a lecture of this caliber. SLITAD Management whilst responding to the request of the audience said that the SLITAD committed to the upliftment of the HRD profession of the country and adding value every possible way to achieve its goal will have the next lecture in August. Sri Lanka Institute of Training And Development (SLITAD),... 


Pakistan awards Jinnah Scholarship to 69 brilliant Sri Lankan students in Kandy

Published : 12:26 am  June 10, 2014  |  Category: Youth / Careers / Higher Education  |  1 Comment  |  2,630 views  |  
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The Government of Pakistan through its High Commission in Sri Lanka has awarded SL Rs. 1.7 million worth of educational scholarships last evening to 69 bright Sri Lankan students of O/L and A/L under the first phase of Jinnah Scholarship Program 2014. Under the auspices of High Commission of Pakistan, the award ceremony of the Jinnah Educational Scholarship 2014 was held at Jinnah Hall, Kandy. Governor Central Province Tikiri Banda Kobbekaduwa graced the award ceremony as chief guest. The event was also attended by a large number of students and their families along with Pakistan High Commission officials, dignitaries and a large section of the media. In his welcome address, the High Commissioner... 


Rin Bright Star nationwide quiz competition

Published : 12:25 am  June 10, 2014  |  Category: Youth / Careers / Higher Education  |  7 Comments  |  6,852 views  |  

National television, Rupavahini Corporation in partnership with the Ministry of Education and Unilever Sri Lanka will launch a groundbreaking national quiz competition that will both test and enhance the multiple intelligences of school children and revive the appeal of reality educational programs among viewers. The quiz program will be based on renowned American psychologist and Professor of Cognition and Education, Howard Earl Gardner’s Theory of Multiple Intelligence which argues that intelligent behaviour does not arise from a single general ability but numerous different ways of thinking and learning. Therefore, children learn, remember, perform and understand in different ways. “As... 


Sampath Bank inspires Year 5 Scholarship children to reach their potential

Published : 12:24 am  June 10, 2014  |  Category: Youth / Careers / Higher Education  |  Leave a Comment  |  815 views  |  

Encourages holistic approach to achieve academic success Sampath Bank has announced the launch of its annual ‘Pahe Sishyathwa’ Seminar Series, which is conducted for children preparing to sit the Year 5 Scholarship Exam in August this year. Organised in collaboration with Neth FM, the primary objective of the seminar series is to guide both the children and their parents to meet this pivotal challenge in a holistic and healthy manner, enabling them to produce the best opportunities for their future. The seminars are designed to prepare a child’s mindset for the unique circumstance of facing a standardised, national examination for the first time in their life, as well as coping with... 


Multi Finance hosts art competition for Muthuhara savings accounts

Published : 12:23 am  June 10, 2014  |  Category: Youth / Careers / Higher Education  |  Leave a Comment  |  362 views  |  

Multi Finance PLC, one of the premier financial service institutions in Sri Lanka, marked the Vesak and Poson festivals with a novel promotional campaign targeted at children. In commemoration of the religious significance posed by the festival, Multi Finance is hosting a Vesak themed art competition for its young audience. A total of top 70 winners will be selected from its island wide branch network and the rest of the participants will be rewarded with a valuable certificate. The intention of having a competition of this nature is to develop the savings habits in the society. The art competition aligned with the children’s account offered by Multi Finance PLC is titled as Muthuhara Savings... 


The Brain Game begins

Published : 12:23 am  June 10, 2014  |  Category: Youth / Careers / Higher Education  |  Leave a Comment  |  206 views  |  

Tokyo Cement, the Ministry of Education and Swarnavahini sign MOU for All Island Schools’ Quiz 2014 Tokyo Cement Group signed an MOU with the Ministry of Education and Swarnawahini for Sri Lanka’s biggest quiz championship for schools, the Tokyo Cement All Island Schools’ Quiz 2014 – Season 2, at the Ministry of Education (Isurupaya) on 3 June 2014.  Read More →


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