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IIHS City Campus opens doors in Colombo

Views - 524 Thursday, 6 October 2016 16:21

The International Institute of Health Sciences (IIHS) has now opened doors at its City Campus in Bambalapitiya. With very strong affiliations with Open University Malaysia Deakin University ( Au s t r a l i a ) , Gr i f f i t h Unive r s


Become the best employable graduates in the world with US education

Views - 316 Thursday, 6 October 2016 16:20

The Global Employability University Ranking 2015, revealing the top 150 universities in the world for graduate employability, is dominated by US universities – and the US claims seven of the top 10 spots with Harvard University at the top of


Madonna University to welcome Sri Lankan students to Michigan

Views - 244 Thursday, 6 October 2016 16:18

Scholarships for USA President Padmasena Dissanayake with Madonna University President Michael Grandillo   Madonna University recently hosted Padmasena Dissanayake, President of Scholarshi


Tasmanian Govt. delegation visits CINEC Campus to build ties through educational partnerships

Views - 224 Thursday, 6 October 2016 16:16

Tasmanian delegation touring the CINEC Campus Tasmania’s Minister f o r S t at e G row t h Matthew Groom recently led a delegation to visit CINEC Campus in Malabe. Along with Groom, other senior of ficials from the


Over 100 graduates conferred degrees at SLIIT Convocation 2016

Views - 351 Thursday, 6 October 2016 16:15

Chamodi Erandika De Silva clinched the best performance award at the BSc(Hons) Degree in IT (specialising in the field of Information Technology SLIIT, a premier higher education institute in Sri, Lanka recently graduated


SLIIT hosts seminar by Professor Malalasekera from Loughborough Uni on Computational Fluid Dynamics

Views - 219 Thursday, 6 October 2016 16:13

With the vision of disseminating knowledge and fostering innovation among students, a series of workshops and seminars featuring eminent personalities are organized for the students and staff of the SLIIT Engineering Faculty. The most rec


Spotlight on Lankan student Bhagya at Indian Hills Community College

Views - 203 Thursday, 6 October 2016 16:12

By Winona Whitaker Ottumwa: The International Affairs Office at Indian Hills Community College is looking for area residents to take part in a unique cultural experience called the International Friendship Program. The effort allows local


Internships for students at Colombo School of Arts and Sciences

Views - 191 Thursday, 6 October 2016 16:10

While all other London ‘O’ Level and ‘A’ Level students were either holidaying or focused on their studies, some of the students of Colombo School of Arts and Sciences (CSA) were working as interns at various offices in Col


Colombo School of Business and Management launches 1st executive diploma grooming next generation of

Views - 1257 Wednesday, 21 September 2016 00:02

Colombo School of Business and Management (CSBM) is perhaps the only business school in Sri Lanka to be governed by a combined structure of both prominent corporate leaders and senior academic in the country to promote a new leadership c


Shanghai Ranking 2016: five subject rankings results announced

Views - 242 Wednesday, 21 September 2016 00:01

Shanghai Ranking Consultancy has released the top universities in five broad subject fields, as part of the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) 2016. The ARWU-FIELD 2016 ranks the best universities for Natural Sciences and Mathematics,


Horizon Campus offers top ranked International Biotechnology Programmes

Views - 432 Wednesday, 21 September 2016 00:01

Horizon Campus with a reputation of being a forerunner in higher education industry in bringing high ranking degrees to the country has formed an affiliation with Nilai University in Malaysia which is well recognised in the field of biote


ESOFT Metro Campus provides fully-fledged computer labs worth Rs. 20 m to 15 Govt. schools

Views - 253 Wednesday, 21 September 2016 00:01

ESOFT Metro Campus has so far provided new computer laboratories worth Rs. 20 million to 15 Government schools across the country. These fully-fledged computer labs with internet and other modern features were donated to these schools und


CIMA Convocation: Geared to lead businesses for national success

Views - 535 Wednesday, 21 September 2016 00:01

  Exam complete students CIMA Sri Lanka held its second convocation of the year in September, under the patronage of H.E. James Dauris (British High Commissioner to Sri Lanka and the Maldives) who attended the event as the chi


Training tomorrow’s scientific leaders – Cutting-edge Bio Medical Science degrees from MSU

Views - 261 Wednesday, 21 September 2016 00:01

The perks of opting for a career in bio medical science: Health care today is undergoing dramatic changes as biomedical research and technology allows to critically explore prevailing concepts and discover new knowledge to advance new par


Special Award for BCAS from the International Organisation QSi

Views - 279 Wednesday, 21 September 2016 00:00

The leading private educational institution in Sri Lanka BCAS Campus has been presented with a special award titled “Academic Impact winner” by the internationally-recognised organization QSi based in the UK.   The awar


Driving success in fashion design: Raffles and Colombo Fashion Week

Views - 217 Wednesday, 21 September 2016 00:00

“Raffles Colombo, The premier Design Education provider in Sri Lanka, and Asia, recently collaborated with Mr. Ajai Vir Singh, the founder and pioneering force behind the highly successful CFW (Colombo Fashion Week), to wnable stude


LNBTI offers scholarships of up to 50% to students pending A/L results

Views - 295 Wednesday, 21 September 2016 00:00

The Lanka Nippon BizTech Institute will be offering scholarships up to 50% for students under its LNBTI Japanese Scholarship Scheme. These scholarships will be offered to students pending A/L results and other academic achievements and financial r


One in six top universities is led by a woman

Views - 174 Tuesday, 20 September 2016 18:51

Just 17% of the world’s top 200 universities are led by a woman, according to an analysis of Times Higher Education World University Rankings data. Only 33 of the top 200 universities in the 2015-16 ranking are female-led and two women hol


Chasing the IIT dream, across the Palk Bay

Views - 249 Thursday, 15 September 2016 18:01

By Meera Srinivasan  The Hindu: With foreign nationals becoming eligible to compete for the IITs, Sri Lanka’s high school students are aiming high. After completing her AS levels — equivalent of class 11 — at a


Global Report on Adult Learning and Education calls on countries to invest in lifelong learning

Views - 203 Thursday, 15 September 2016 18:00

Adult learning and education can improve health and well-being, employment opportunities and develop local communities, according to the third Global Report on Adult Learning and Education (GRALE III), produced by UNESCO’s Institute for Life


12-year-olds attend university in Canada, US

Views - 207 Thursday, 15 September 2016 17:59

AFP: If you’re not already feeling old, this may provide a little nudge -- a 12-year-old Indonesian boy will start university classes in Canada Thursday with peers almost twice his age, and apparently he’s not alone. Cendikiawan (Dik


International Conference on Applied Psychology (ICAP) 2016

Views - 401 Thursday, 15 September 2016 17:59

The International Conference on Applied Psychology (ICAP) 2016 was held for the third consecutive year at BMICH Colombo, from 26-28 August. The theme of this year’s conference, ‘Researching and Practicing Psychology: To Enhanc


University of West London CIMA-MBA pathway!

Views - 685 Thursday, 15 September 2016 17:57

ANC Postgraduate School of Education offers a unique MBA path for CIMA exam passed finalists in collaboration with the University of West London (UWL) together with the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA).  Having


“CIMA is a broad qualification, which helps me give strategic advice; it’s not only about the number

Views - 237 Thursday, 15 September 2016 17:55

When Meneka completed her Advanced level exams, she began CIMA while she waited for her applications to overseas universities to come into fruition. By the time the universities she applied for responded, Meneka had already progressed halfway with


SLIIT August Convocation concludes on a high note

Views - 304 Thursday, 15 September 2016 17:54

Chamodi Erandika De Silva clinched the best performance award at the BSc (Hons) Degree in IT (specializing in the field of Information Technology) SLIIT, a premier higher education institute in Sri Lanka, recently graduated 135 g


MSI Diplomas: Developing business achievers for tomorrow’s industries

Views - 258 Thursday, 15 September 2016 17:52

MSI the fully affiliated higher educational establishment within the Management and Science University, Malaysia,  recognised by many other leading universities worldwide including those in the United Kingdom, Australia, Germany and


SLT Campus signs a MoU with world-renowned Lancaster University

Views - 623 Thursday, 15 September 2016 17:51

Adding to its list of accreditations and affiliations, the Sri Lanka Technological Campus (SLTC), signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with world-renowned Lancaster University. This MoU will give students at SLTC the power to innova


Australian High Commissioner meets students to mark International Literacy Day

Views - 551 Thursday, 15 September 2016 17:49

Australian High Commissioner Bryce Hutchesson meets World Bank Country Director Idah Pswarayi-Riddihough, Provincial Assistant Director – Education Muditha Gamage, Sujatha Balika Vidyalaya Principal Priyangika Wijesinghe, teachers and studen


UNESCO honours lives changed by literacy with 2016 International Literacy Prizes

Views - 151 Thursday, 15 September 2016 17:45

UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova has awarded the 2016 International Literacy Prizes to five bold and innovative projects pushing for literacy progress in India, Senegal, South Africa, Thailand and Viet Nam. Presenting the prizes on


UK increases Chevening scholars from Sri Lanka

Views - 979 Friday, 9 September 2016 16:09

Chevening scholars for 2016/2017 with British High Commissioner (seated from left): Naveen Kamburugamuwa Loku Acharige, Swasthika Arulingam, British High Commissioner James Dauris and Megara Tegal, (Standing from left): Rhadeena De Alwis,


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There is smoke in the eyes of those who do not want to see!

Thursday, 20 September 2018

Shyamon Jayasinghe, a former citizen of Sri Lanka, now living in Victoria, Australia, writing to Daily FT in a Guest Column article has given an old college try at the President of Sri Lanka by announcing about a cloaked portentous writing on the wal


Modi celebrates birthday whilst making India strong – Lesson for SL

Thursday, 20 September 2018

The Indian Prime Minister celebrated his birthday earlier this week in the backdrop of India growing at a blistering performance of 7.1%. The January-March quarter saw the highest GDP growth in the last seven quarters with India becoming the sixth la


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