University of Cincinnati among US’ best colleges

Published : 12:02 am  September 4, 2013  |  Category: Youth / Careers / Higher Education  |  Leave a Comment  |  708 views  |  
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University listed among the Princeton Review’s best institutions for an undergraduate education For the seventh year in a row, the University of Cincinnati has been praised as one of the nation’s best institutions for undergraduate education, according to The Princeton Review. The education services company features UC in the new 2014 edition of its annual college guide, “The Best 378 Colleges.” Only about 15% of the nation’s 2,500 four-year colleges and only four colleges outside the US are profiled in the book which is The Princeton Review’s flagship college guide. It includes detailed profiles of the colleges with rating scores for all schools in eight categories, plus ranked... 

Mercury launches revision programs for prestigious CFA qualification

Published : 12:00 am  September 4, 2013  |  Category: Youth / Careers / Higher Education  |  Leave a Comment  |  1,064 views  |  

Mercury Institute of Management ushers in a new era for professionals in the capital market, by offering the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) qualification to Sri Lankan students. CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) is a globally recognised qualification that provides a strong foundation of real-world investment analysis and portfolio management skills along with the practical knowledge one needs in today’s investment industry. It also emphasises the highest ethical and professional standards. Enrolments are now on for the Level 1 of the June 2014 examination for which classes will commence this November 2013. Candidates who are undergraduates and graduates (BSc., BCom., BBA) and who are after... 

Admissions open for MSc. in Telecommunications and Electronic Engineering at SLIIT

Published : 12:00 am  September 4, 2013  |  Category: Youth / Careers / Higher Education  |  1 Comment  |  1,128 views  |  

Admissions are currently open for MSc. In Telecommunications and Electronic Engineering from the prestigious Sheffield Hallam University (SHU) – UK conducted at SLIIT. This is the second intake of this Masters Degree program which has been designed for students who poses a background in engineering and relevant scientific fields, who seek to enhance their skills and become specialists in electronic and telecommunications engineering. Participants will acquire an in depth understanding of design, development and maintenance of current telecommunication and electronic systems through this advanced degree program. As a component of the, candidates will complete a major project, supported by a... 

SUSA trailblazing promoter of University of Cincinnati

Published : 12:00 am  September 4, 2013  |  Category: Youth / Careers / Higher Education  |  Leave a Comment  |  441 views  |  

Passionately committed to attract top US universities to Sri Lanka (since ‘01) to enable more Lankans to have access to world’s best higher education Priyanthi and Dissa of Scholarships for USA (Pvt) Ltd. (, the only local recruiters who work exclusively with US universities, became the first ever Sri Lankan recruiters to visit University of Cincinnati ( in the summer of 2007. The historic visit to an institute almost 200 years old, among the top 25 public research universities nationally and among the top 200 research universities globally paved way for many undergrad and grad students to experience a globally marketable education with hands-on paid... 

Applications for 2014/15 UK Chevening Scholarships now open

Published : 12:00 am  September 4, 2013  |  Category: Youth / Careers / Higher Education  |  Leave a Comment  |  577 views  |  

Applications for 2014/15 Chevening Scholarships, the prestigious global scholarship program of the UK Government, open on Sunday, 1 September 2013 and will continue until Friday, 1 November 2013. Potential candidates from both Sri Lanka and the Maldives are strongly encouraged to apply during this period. The Scholarships, which are funded by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisations, operate in 118 countries worldwide. This year – the 30th anniversary of the program – the scholarships will support over 600 established or emerging leaders. Awards are typically for a one-year Master’s degree, in any subject and at any of the UK’s leading universities. The Scholarships... 

CMA grants 100 full scholarships to AAT students

Published : 12:01 am  August 29, 2013  |  Category: Youth / Careers / Higher Education  |  Leave a Comment  |  1,504 views  |  
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The Institute of Certified Management Accountants of Sri Lanka, the national professional management accounting body, has granted 100 full scholarships to AAT Sri Lanka students on the occasion of the silver jubilee celebrations of AAT. It was on 21 October 1987 that the Founder President of AAT Sri Lanka Prof. Lakshman R. Watawala signed the historic document for the formation of AAT Sri Lanka who was then the President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka and currently the President of CMA Sri Lanka. The main objective was to set up a body to produce accounting technicians to meet the shortage of middle level accountants estimated at that time to be 2,000 accounting technicians... 

12 month MBA at Oxford College of Business

Published : 12:00 am  August 29, 2013  |  Category: Youth / Careers / Higher Education  |  Leave a Comment  |  1,073 views  |  

The 12 month AIB MBA is credited with providing graduates with a number of different skills, not least a wider perspective on business management and practices. But the benefits of this prestigious business school degree offered at Oxford College of Business (OCB) in affiliation with the Australian Institute of Business (AIB) go much further.     A new way of thinking A unique selling point of the 12 month MBA at Oxford College of Business is the ‘helicopter view’ of business it gives seasoned managers. Rather than focusing on a particular aspect or specialisation, the 12 month MBA at OCB allows participants to increase their knowledge of a variety of business functions while being... 

Kings International Institute, associate of SLIIT introduces iBBA/BBA degrees with Memorial University, Canada

Published : 12:02 am  August 28, 2013  |  Category: Youth / Careers / Higher Education  |  Leave a Comment  |  16,907 views  |  
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Professor Michael Burns to meet prospective students from 2 to 6 September at SLIIT Metro Campus SLIIT, a leader in the education arena of Information Technology in Sri Lanka, has joined hands with Memorial University, one of the top five comprehensive universities in Canada to provide students with a diploma leading to International Bachelor of Business Administration (iBBA) and Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA).  This diploma program will be conducted by Kings International Institute (KII) an associate of SLIIT. Prospective students are encouraged to meet Professor Michael Burns, the foreign representative of Memorial University, from 2 to 6 September at the SLIIT Metro campus. The... 

Raffles Australian International Bachelor of Design launched in Sri Lanka

Published : 12:00 am  August 28, 2013  |  Category: Youth / Careers / Higher Education  |  Leave a Comment  |  899 views  |  

Raffles Colombo in Sri Lanka will offer the Raffles College of Design and Commerce (RCDC) Bachelor of Design degree, with specialisations in fashion design, interior design and multimedia design, commencing 30 September 2013. In addition, for the first time, Raffles Colombo will also offer a one-year Foundation Program for O/Level students who are interested in pursuing degree programs in design. These new offerings will help students jump start a career in the international design industry. The RCDC Bachelor of Design degree complies with the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF), is accredited by the Australian Government through the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA),... 

LAHES committed to uplift Lankan corporate sector

Published : 12:00 am  August 28, 2013  |  Category: Youth / Careers / Higher Education  |  Leave a Comment  |  1,533 views  |  

To uplift the education sector and to provide equal opportunities for all masses of the population, LAUGFS Higher Education Services Ltd., the education arm of Laugfs Holdings, was established in 2011. Continuing to uplift the corporate sector since its inception by extending structured learning programs to those on the lookout for skill development, the institute has so far produced and released 800 qualified individuals. With the objective of filling the gap prevailing in the local job market and the education sector, LAHES Director and CEO Vindhya Weeratunga shared the contribution made by the institute to the two key areas that is a source for the corporate sector. In an interview with the... 

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