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15 years of excellence showcased at ANC graduation and awards

Views - 373 Thursday, 3 August 2017 00:08

Dr. Harsha De Silva urges students to adapt and take charge of change 115 transfer to US and Canadian universities; 277 complete graduate  and postgraduate degrees  Best performing students and Best Dissertations&nbs


ICBS: First institute in the country to use touchcast video conferencing

Views - 344 Thursday, 3 August 2017 00:02

As technology has become an integral part of everyone’s life, the Sri Lankan  education landscape needs to be quick to adopt Information and Communications Technology (ICT) into their teaching and learning process at universities and in


Shanela heads to Augustana

Views - 642 Thursday, 3 August 2017 00:02

Shanela Ranaraja, a brilliant academic from Colombo International School Kandy (CISK) was recently placed at Augustana College Rock Island Illinois USA by Scholarships for USA Ltd. (SUSA) with a very generous scholarship. On top of her brilliant a


APU Malaysia signs up to use Forestpin Analytics to enhance students’ learning experiences

Views - 366 Thursday, 3 August 2017 00:01

Rimbun Forensic Advisory Sdn Bhd the partners representing Foresptin in Malaysia signed the MOA with APU to enhance the undergraduate and post graduate learning experiences on Forensic Accounting software. Forestpin Analytics is a Sri Lankan softw


HSBC and British Council continue Kids Read Project for third consecutive year

Views - 396 Thursday, 27 July 2017 00:18

In early 2015, the British Council Sri Lanka and HSBC began an educational partnership by commencing the HSBC Kids Read Project. Already a well-established project, this has been successfully implemented in countries across North Africa, the Middl


IIT partners Robert Gordon University for Big Data Analytics Open Forum

Views - 495 Wednesday, 19 July 2017 00:00

The Informatics Institute of Technology (IIT), the pioneer in providing globally renowned IT and business higher education in Sri Lanka, recently held the Big Data Analytics Open Forum at The Mirage, Colombo. The event was attended by IT and cor


Youth leadership, public speaking and English education program at American Center

Views - 546 Wednesday, 19 July 2017 00:00

“True leaders don’t create followers, they create more leaders.” It is with this in mind that the American Center Colombo has joined together with Motivational Speaker and Personality Development Coach Farill Farook to draw the


Medical education in Management & Science University, Malaysia

Views - 456 Wednesday, 19 July 2017 00:00

Management & Science University (MSU) is one of Malaysia’s top universities, with a focus on developing and delivering quality human capital in national and global critical-need areas; among them, Medicine, Health Sciences, Pharmacy, Inf


Edulink Campus to hold seminar on ‘Transition from school to university on 25 July

Views - 447 Wednesday, 19 July 2017 00:00

One of the hardest tasks for school leavers is to get to grips with the way university differs from school. Like anything in life, preparation will help in dealing with the numerous changes and challenges that they will face at university. With th


SDJF & UNFPA launch www.iVoice.lk 

Views - 425 Wednesday, 19 July 2017 00:00

Website a trilingual online platform for youth to discuss social issues and drive innovative solutions  Globally, Sri Lanka has played a leading role in advocating youth participation and decision-making. In 2014, the World Conferen


Proposal for national policy on education presented to President

Views - 1416 Wednesday, 1 February 2017 15:09

  The proposal for the national policy on general education which includes the proposals on the reforms in the education sector of the country was presented to President Maithripala Sirisena on 26 January at the President&rsq


SLIIT offers novel B.Sc Honours Degree in Quantity Surveying

Views - 1728 Wednesday, 1 February 2017 15:09

  Sri Lanka’s premier degree awarding institute SLIIT recently announced that it has launched for the first time a B.Sc Honours Degree Program in Quantity Surveying (QS).  Marking a new chapter in education, this


Associate Provost Dr. Nathan Myers welcomes Chathurdika to Youngstown

Views - 1408 Wednesday, 1 February 2017 15:08

Chathurdika Jinadasa was recently accepted to Williamson College of Business Administration of Youngstown State University considered one of the top business schools of Ohio accredited to the Association of Advance Association of Collegiate School


Imperial College offers prestigious MBA from UWS in fully fledged digital classrooms

Views - 1443 Wednesday, 1 February 2017 15:00

  Imperial College of Business Studies (ICBS), currently one of the prominent education providers in the country, with a rapidly growing student population for its suit of qualifications, now offers the prestigious MBA from U


EDULINK offers globally reputed MBA with host of key differentiators

Views - 1400 Wednesday, 1 February 2017 14:59

EDULINK International Campus, a fully-owned entity of EDULINK Consultants of Dubai, a multinational education company which specialises in establishing academic institutions with renowned international universities around the world, now offers the


If your child has 3 Bs or equal grades, gift them a special scholarship from Northshore College

Views - 1626 Wednesday, 1 February 2017 14:59

From left: Edex Mid-Year expo 2016 Project Chairman Nandun Chandraratne, Edex Chairman Kamal Abeysinghe, Observerjobs CEO Heshan Karunaratne and Northshore College Marketing Manager Mohamed Irshad    


Management & Science University ties up with Browns Healthcare

Views - 1384 Wednesday, 1 February 2017 14:57

  The Management & Science University and Browns Healthcare Ltd. recently entered into an agreement which will further enhance the university’s strategic partnerships with the industry.  The Memorandum of Un


ANC-PATHE Study Medicine launches pre-medicine program with Vitebsk State University in Belarus

Views - 1831 Wednesday, 1 February 2017 14:53

From left: ANC Pathe Study Medicine Official Represent of Belarus Belenki Andrei, ANC Pathe Study Medicine Head of Operations Dr. Harry Prasad MD, VSU Dean of Further and Advanced Training Faculty Tohuleva Alena, ANC Education CEO Executi


University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus awards ‘Alumnus of the year’ 2016 to Sri Lanka

Views - 1427 Wednesday, 1 February 2017 14:51

Highlight of the event: ‘Alumnus of the Year’ category Award winner – Shahen Amaratunga, Chemical and Environmental Engineering, 2010 receiving his award from the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Sir David Greenaway, Vice Chancell


Free education system will be strengthened to benefit all children in country: President

Views - 1617 Wednesday, 1 February 2017 14:48

  President Maithripala Sirisena says he will take steps to create a society of intellectuals by strengthening the free education system of the country and providing equal benefits to all the children in the country. He ma


Commercial Bank promotes education loans at EDEX 2017

Views - 1169 Wednesday, 1 February 2017 14:43

  The education loans offered by the Commercial Bank of Ceylon for the pursuit of higher education or professional education in Sri Lanka or overseas generated much interest at the EDEX 2017 exhibition held in Colombo recentl


President Troha visits Lyceum Panadura

Views - 1547 Wednesday, 1 February 2017 14:41

  President James Troha of Juniata College Huntingdon Pennsylvania was recently warmly welcomed at Lyceum International Panadura. This is the first ever recorded visit by a Juniata representative in its 140 year history to th


EDULINK offers globally...

Views - 1087 Wednesday, 1 February 2017 14:40

Contd. from page 2 EDULINK International Campus Director Kanishka Weeramunda stated that in an integrated global economy, it will be important to not only learn about the local business landscape but on a global context. He said that it is widel


BSc. (Hons.) in Transport and Logistics Management - A degree to gain high marketability in the job

Views - 1113 Wednesday, 1 February 2017 14:39

By Dr. Lalith Edirisinghe,  PhD, CMILT The transport and logistics industry is truly an indispensible sector. No organisation, be it private, government or nongovernment, commercial or charitable can operate without logistics and transpor


CIM Sri Lanka hosts vibrant inaugural Principals Forum on New Age Education

Views - 1079 Friday, 13 January 2017 20:38

  Understanding the pivotal role school principals play as decision makers in schools, the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) Sri Lanka recently hosted its inaugural Principals’ Forum under the theme ‘The New


EDEX Expo Job Fair powered by Dialog Axiata

Views - 1534 Friday, 13 January 2017 20:38

From left: Dialog Axiata Manager Talent Acquisition Nadeeka Jayasundera, Dialog Axiata Head of Human Resources Ashanthi Fernando, Dialog Axiata Group Chief Corporate Officer Shayam Majeed, EDEX Chairman Mahinda Galagedera, EDEX Secretary Sudheera


Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh N. Chandrababu Naidu visits NSBM Green University Town

Views - 1283 Friday, 13 January 2017 20:36

  The Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, N. Chandrababu Naidu, visited the NSBM Green University Town Sunday 8 January 2017, accompanied by the Minister of Skills Development and Vocational Training Mahinda Samarasinghe. The


CINEC to award special engineering scholarships for students with better A/L results

Views - 1197 Friday, 13 January 2017 20:35

CINEC with their affiliation with the University of Wolverhampton is currently one of the best ranked engineering institutes amongst employers in Sri Lanka.  At CINEC, the students are taught by some of the nation’s best faculty and o


‘Amelia and the Ring of Enjoyment’: Fairy-tale book launched by Binadie Ratnayake 

Views - 1334 Friday, 13 January 2017 20:35

‘Amelia and the Ring of Enjoyment’, a fantasy fairy-tale book written by an 11-year-old girl named Binadie Ratnayake was launched recently at the Bellanwila Temple. She is a student  of Lyceum International School Nugegoda. The


Creating your own success story with a new Global MBA

Views - 1005 Friday, 13 January 2017 20:34

A new Global MBA, developed around an extensive range of specialisms in Law, Finance, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Accountancy and Leadership, has been launched by the University of London and Queen Mary University of London (QMUL). The Glob


Today's Columnists

Constitutional reform – A reply to Dr. Wijeyadasa Rajapaksa

Wednesday, 22 November 2017

The lengthy article by Dr. Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe PC on constitutional reform published in the newspapers recently appears to contain several errors of fact and of law


Ranil’s reluctant tryst with truth

Wednesday, 22 November 2017

Twenty years ago in 1998, Dr. Jayadeva Uyangoda writing in the periodical ‘Frontline’ traced our peculiar path of progress in the 50 years of independence


Omni-Channel Synchroniser for banks and financial institutions: An vision to simplify banking

Wednesday, 22 November 2017

Today, as a society we are noticing a historical shift from cash-based transactions to digitisation of financial transactions, and from the use of traditional banking channels to e-channels.


Extending the net of AML/CFT: The need for public awareness

Tuesday, 21 November 2017

By Press Notice, the Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) through its Financial Intelligence Unit(FIU), has drawn the attention of the public to “Extraordinary Gazette Notification No. 2015/56 dated April 21, 2017 prescribing


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