London College of Higher Studies: A step in the right direction

Published : 12:31 am  November 5, 2013  |  Category: Youth / Careers / Higher Education  |  19 Comments  |  3,676 views  |  

London College of Higher Studies aims at education with the objective of achieving a career of one’s choice and the vast diverse course curriculum offered give you an opportunity to select the career that is close to your heart. London College of Higher Studies makes your goal a step closer and guides you to achieve the highest qualification as an academic. It also supports you in gaining experience in the relevant career while offering an in-house training with hostel accommodation for your convenience with food and accommodation. The panel of lecturers is highly qualified and experienced in the relevant field of study. London College of Higher Studies has branches in Bambalapitiya, Nugegoda,... 


SLIIT Faculty of Business conducts Soft Skills + 2013

Published : 12:30 am  November 5, 2013  |  Category: Youth / Careers / Higher Education  |  Leave a Comment  |  582 views  |  

With the aim of improving school students analytical, problem solving and communication skills, the Business Faculty of SLIIT conducted ‘Soft Skills + 2013’ for the second consecutive year at the SLIIT campus in Malabe on 27 September 2013. Secondary school students and teachers from island-wide participated in the event. The event was carried out in two segments. The first segment was a fun filled group activity focusing on soft skills such as team work, creative thinking, time management, working under pressure and problem solving. The second segment was a quiz competition comprising five focus areas; general knowledge, news and current affairs, sports, history and arts and entertainment. While... 


ACCA signs MOU with University of Colombo

Published : 12:05 am  October 25, 2013  |  Category: Youth / Careers / Higher Education  |  Leave a Comment  |  1,398 views  |  
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The fastest growing global professional accountancy body, The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) Sri Lanka, is partnering with local universities through a series of MOUs. This is in an attempt to better prepare local students for the changing job market that calls on professionals with skills and expertise that combines both theoretical and practical knowledge. Subsequently ACCA signed an MOU with the University of Colombo recently. ACCA is confident that the MOU will strengthen the partnership between the two educational bodies to work together to explore the opportunity to grant exemptions for the graduates. Working together to develop the profession The underlying core... 


IIHE promotes Wales MBA November intake

Published : 12:00 am  October 25, 2013  |  Category: Youth / Careers / Higher Education  |  Leave a Comment  |  8,672 views  |  

The Imperial Institute of Higher Education (IIHE) established in 1996, is one of the pioneers of quality tertiary education providers in Sri Lanka. IIHE offers undergraduate and post graduate programs that are both locally and globally recognised and has a proud history of providing quality British Education for 17 years in Sri Lanka, offering internal degrees from the prestigious University of Wales UK. “The decision to select the Wales MBA at IIHE was the best strategic move I’ve made when aspiring to elevate my career to a higher level. I am indeed proud to be an alumnus of probably the most challenging, yet rewarding MBA offered in Sri Lanka,” said Colombo Stock Exchange Director Ray... 


Prof. J.B. Disanayaka reveals secret of leadership at AIA scholarship awards

Published : 12:01 am  October 24, 2013  |  Category: Youth / Careers / Higher Education  |  Leave a Comment  |  2,619 views  |  
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Revealing the secret of leadership to motivate the aspiring leaders in the audience when AIA Insurance presented higher education scholarships recently, Chief Guest at the occasion, Emeritus Professor J.B. Disanayaka described the qualities that made a person a leader and not a follower. He was speaking to the students who topped the batch in each of the 25 districts in Sri Lanka in the Year 5 Government scholarship examination in 2006. AIA presents scholarships to Year 5 batch toppers every year. An AIA insurance policy is not required to receive the scholarship that the Company grants purely on merit.  The scholarship scheme was initiated in 1994 to motivate the nation’s most promising children... 


Transfer options to prestigious foreign universities through SLIIT

Published : 12:00 am  October 24, 2013  |  Category: Youth / Careers / Higher Education  |  Leave a Comment  |  1,474 views  |  

 New tie ups with Loughborough University UK, Teesside University UK, University of Huddersfield UK and La Trobe University Australia brings total to 24 foreign universities   SLIIT, the premier degree awarding institute, adjudged the best higher educational institute in Sri Lanka by the recent survey of the prestigious LMD magazine has commenced enrolment for its degree programs for the year 2013/2014. SLIIT a member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities and also a member of the International Association of Universities, is the only non state higher educational institute in Sri Lanka which has gained such recognition. The degrees offered by SLIIT are approved by the University... 


Presidential installation of Colombo Toastmasters Gavel Club 2013/14

Published : 12:00 am  October 24, 2013  |  Category: Youth / Careers / Higher Education  |  Leave a Comment  |  932 views  |  

The Installation ceremony of the club officers for the Colombo Toastmasters Gavel Club 2013/2014 was held recently at the Royal College Skills Centre. The chief guest was the Principal of Asian International School Priyanthi Seneviratne and the guest of honour was Aravinda De Silva. The officers installed were; President-Anushka Tiwari (Asian International School), VP Education Prathap Kumaraperuma (St. Joseph’s College), VP Membership Chamalka Perera (Gateway College), VP Public Relations Insaf Bakeer Makar (Elizabeth Moir School), Secretary Sumini Siyambalapitiya (Lyceum International School), Treasurer Afra Faisel (Bishops College) and Sergeant-at-Arms- Madusha Perera (Elizabeth Moir). The... 


University of Cincinnati calls on Lyceum International Panadura

Published : 12:00 am  October 24, 2013  |  Category: Youth / Careers / Higher Education  |  Leave a Comment  |  2,029 views  |  

International Admissions University of Cincinnati Assistant Director Charlie Schwartz recently visited Lyceum International Panadura. Schwartz was visiting Colombo to introduce University of Cincinnati, a nationally and globally ranking public university in Ohio USA, to senior high school students keen on learning the quality, affordability and accessibility of US universities. UC was introduced to Sri Lanka in2007 by Scholarships for USA in its mission of attracting the top US universities to Sri Lanka so that increasing numbers of Lankan students may have access to affordable higher education in US. Since then UC has accommodated many deserving Lankans both as undergrads and graduate students... 


EDEX Expo 2014 enters second decade to empower nation’s youth

Published : 12:00 am  October 24, 2013  |  Category: Youth / Careers / Higher Education  |  Leave a Comment  |  487 views  |  

The 11th edition of Sri Lanka’s pioneering education and careers exhibition, EDEX Expo 2014, will be held at the BMICH, Colombo, from 17 to 19 January 2014 and at Kandy City Centre (KCC), Kandy on 24 and 25 January 2014. With a decade of leadership EDEX Expo2014 will mark its foray in to the next generation of education and careers exhibitions with renewed vigour. Living up to its reputation for continuous value additions, EDEX Expo will enter its next decade of success in 2014 to provide an unparalleled service to nation’s youth in their quest to make informed decisions in professional, technical and vocational education leading to gainful and market relevant careers.     Empowering... 


IQA-WISDOM Quiz 2013: A keen contest for top honours

Published : 12:15 am  October 8, 2013  |  Category: Youth / Careers / Higher Education  |  2 Comments  |  1,479 views  |  
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Independent groups competing in the IQA-WISDOM Quiz swept the boards recently at the Kingsbury, Colombo as they bagged the five top slots in the contest. The overall winners were the team led by Chamara Sumanapala while Vindana Ariyawansa’s team emerged runners-up. Mewan Aluthbadage, Praveen Samarawickrama, Vajira Lasantha and Thilina Galappatti were the other members who formed the winning team that also won the award for the best team in the independent groups category. The team led by Kasun Pathirage was placed 3rd while the rest of the independent teams were led by Deran Hewavaithrana, Moditha Sendanayake, Pramodha Weerasekera, Sisira Mark Antony, Indika Jayasinghe, Kasun Bandara Ekanayake,... 


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