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Edinburgh Napier MBA 9th Batch Induction at BMS

Views - 546 Tuesday, 11 October 2016 18:31

Napier MBA is ideally suited to individuals who intend to balance their personal and professional commitments and study while working. Designed to deliver accessible, creative and flexible postgraduate business and management education. You may al


SLIM awards best performers at annual certification ceremony

Views - 656 Tuesday, 11 October 2016 18:28

The annual certification ceremony of the Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing (SLIM) was held on 11 September, at the Grand Ballroom of Waters Edge, Battaramulla. The ceremony was held to recognise and award those who successfully completed the Prelim


A chance to live and work in Japan through LNBTI

Views - 558 Tuesday, 11 October 2016 18:26

Japan has one of the fastest growing economies in the world and is considered to be one of the best countries to live and work in. However, as Japan enters an era of falling birthrates, an aging society, and a shrinking population, there has been


La Trobe Business School, Australia announces new programs and scholarships!

Views - 414 Tuesday, 11 October 2016 17:37

From left: Program Director – Business Analytics Associate Prof. Kok Liong Ong, Prof. of Practice – Management Dr. Geraldine Kennett, La Trobe Business School Head Prof. Paul Mather and Associate Director – South Asia Am


Why Vidura?

Views - 1481 Tuesday, 11 October 2016 17:35

By Somabandhu Kodikara If anyone does a research on the most worrying aspect of being a parent in Sri Lanka, the forgone conclusion would be ‘finding a school of choice for the child’.  Seeking admission to a prestigi


University of Sri Jayewardenepura to launch B.Sc. Marketing Management Degree program for Tourism &

Views - 1160 Tuesday, 11 October 2016 17:33

The tourism sector has been experiencing an impressive growth both in terms of tourist arrivals and in foreign exchange revenues after the restoration of peace and normalcy in the country in 2009. Considering significant growth in the ind


Thames College to offer MBA in Tourism Management from Asia e University

Views - 406 Tuesday, 11 October 2016 17:31

Thames College, the leader in hospitality and tourism management education in Sri Lanka, has formalised its collaboration with Asia e University (AeU) in Malaysia to offer MBA in Tourism Management. It is a milestone in six-year history o


British Council enhances international learning in local school curriculum with support from Ministr

Views - 778 Tuesday, 11 October 2016 17:28

This year, 68 schools from remote and urban areas of Badulla, Bandarawela, Chilaw, Colombo, Gampaha, Gampola, Galle, Jaffna, Kandy, Kalutara, Kurunegala, Matara, and Monaragala received the ‘British Council International School Aw


Inauguration of KIU academic degree programmes for 2016

Views - 331 Tuesday, 11 October 2016 17:22

The inauguration of the KIU degree programmes for 2016 was held recently at KIU auditorium. Over 400 participants including students, parents, lecturers and other well-wishers attended this formal reception of the new students who took the first


CINEC Campus achieves annual enrolment of 20,000 students

Views - 540 Tuesday, 11 October 2016 17:20

CINEC the only maritime college that offers courses starting from seamen level up to Chief Engineer/Captain levels, who eventually branched out to meet the needs of other key industries such as engineering, aviation logistics and transportation an


AIA Scholarship winners: Academically brilliant and well-rounded individuals

Views - 353 Monday, 10 October 2016 10:24

AIA’s Higher Education Scholarships Program, now in its 22nd consecutive year, rewards the top performer from each district at the Grade 5 scholarship examination, by giving them a monthly bursary from Advanced Level (A/L) class rig


Lindsay Girls’ School felicitate alma mater’s 116th birthday

Views - 549 Monday, 10 October 2016 10:23

The Past Pupils’ Association of Lindsay Girls’ School, Colombo 3 felicitated their alma mater’s 116th (1900-2016) birthday by donating a much-needed fully-equipped Information Technology Laboratory for the benefit of the current


Grand opening of Lyceum International School, Kurunegala

Views - 975 Monday, 10 October 2016 10:22

Kurunegala branch of Lyceum Group of International Schools was ceremonially opened at No.71, Udawalpola Road, Kurunegala recently. The ceremony was graced by Kavinda Jayawardane, Member of Parliament for Gampaha District and Chairman of N


The Overseas School of Colombo Celebrates 59 years in Education -  “Founders Day”

Views - 545 Monday, 10 October 2016 10:20

The Overseas School of Colombo Celebrates 59 years in Education -  “Founders Day”


Banking and Finance Degree in Sri Lanka from best business school of UK

Views - 1042 Thursday, 6 October 2016 16:29

The financial services industry which offers financial products to customers is the fastest growing industry in the world today. This is so much so with Sri Lanka too; in particular within the modern money based economies, financial serv


British Council International School Awards on Friday

Views - 325 Thursday, 6 October 2016 16:27

The British Council will hold its International School Awards 2016 on Friday 30 September, at the Eagles Lakeside Banquet Hall, Attidiya, Dehiwela from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. Th e C h i e f Guest for this event will be Minister of Education Akila Vira


Rising stars: New universities in World University Rankings top 200

Views - 381 Thursday, 6 October 2016 16:26

Following the rise of Asia as a higher-education powerhouse, European universities have found themselves facing an entirely new level of international competition. Indeed, Asian universities have substantially increased their presence in


Minister of Public Administration commends CMA for award of 100 founder scholarships worth Rs. 8 m

Views - 390 Thursday, 6 October 2016 16:22

Minister of Public Administration and Management Ranjith Madduma Bandara awarding the scholarship certificate to a scholarship holder while CMA President Prof. Lakshman R. Watawala, public speaker and trainer Dhammika Kalapuge, CMA counci


IIHS City Campus opens doors in Colombo

Views - 545 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 - 320 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 - 250 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 - 229 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 - 360 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 - 224 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 - 223 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 - 196 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 - 1290 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 - 247 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 - 442 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 - 261 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


Today's Columnists

The Brahmin footprint in Sri Lankan history

Saturday, 17 November 2018

It is generally said that there are no genuine “Sri Lankan” Brahmins in the island today, and that those Brahmins who officiate as priests in Hindu kovils (temples) are of Indian origin with close ties with Tamil Nadu.


Country paying for Sirisena’s childlike behaviour

Saturday, 17 November 2018

Many were surprised on 26 October to see former President Rajapaksa being appointed Prime Minister by the very man who defeated him a couple years ago, at a considerable risk to himself and to those who helped him win the election. Then events beca


The JR-MR effect

Saturday, 17 November 2018

Sri Lanka over the last few weeks has experienced a twin crisis. One is political provoked by its Constitution, and the other economic engendered by its politics. However, this crisis is the combined effect of two previous presidencies, those of J.R.


The fish that swallowed the whale

Friday, 16 November 2018

This is an easy-peasy, elementary effort of an ordinary citizen to comprehend the mad scramble for power among the political class. It is undertaken in the belief that the crisis we face is an opportunity to reject the family kleptocracy of Mahinda R


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