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Study and work leading to the most demanded professions in the world in Australia, UK, USA, Finland

Views - 346 Friday, 13 January 2017 20:32

  With the increasing demand for healthcare professionals globally, a degree in the healthcare sector has become the road to success. There are plenty of opportunities to pursue in this industry with stable employment and at

Institute of Chemistry Ceylon offers internationally accredited chemistry honours program at minimal

Views - 296 Friday, 13 January 2017 20:30

Council members of the Institute of Chemistry Ceylon 2016/2017 Seated from left: Dr. I. De Silva (Hony. Asst. Editor), Prof. R.D. Wijesekera (Secretary for International Relations), Prof. S. Hewage ( Hony. Editor), Prof. P. Paranagama (Dean), Prof

Obtain ABP accredited MSc in Business and Organisational Psychology from Coventry Uni UK, studying a

Views - 273 Friday, 13 January 2017 20:30

Colombo Institute of Research and Psychology became the first strategic partner of Association of Business Psychologists outside United Kingdom. This would allow professionals in the areas of Business Psychology, training, HR, Marketing and Brandi

Another Ichem student heading to US

Views - 321 Friday, 13 January 2017 20:29

Imesha Siriwarden (second from left). Scholarships for USA Ltd Joint Managing Director Priyanthi Dissanayake (left), Professor Priyani Paranagama Dean College of Chemical Sciences, N.I.N.S. Nadarasa Registrar are also present  

Power up for success with CIMA

Views - 290 Friday, 13 January 2017 20:28

There has never been a better time to register with CIMA, a qualification which adds global recognition and facilitates career progression. CIMA is a versatile qualification; it offers a unique blend of technical accounting, people, business and l

SLIIT commences February intake following release of GCE A/Level examination results

Views - 244 Friday, 13 January 2017 20:28

  By popular demand, SLIIT, the prestigious degree awarding institute has commenced the February intake following the release of the 2016 GCE A/Level examination results. Students can choose from a wide range of academic fiel

5 ways to use ICT to address education challenges

Views - 286 Wednesday, 4 January 2017 14:12

By Sungsup Ra blogs.adb.org: To meet the increasing demand for a workforce with up-to-date skills and competencies aligned with globally competitive industries and continue driving Asian economic growth into the next century, education systems i

CIMA and CIPFA offer new CGMA entry route

Views - 325 Wednesday, 4 January 2017 14:09

  The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) and the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) have announced the launch of their new “CPFA to CGMA Top Up through the CIPFA Gateway&rdqu

First undergrad to Youngstown State

Views - 281 Wednesday, 4 January 2017 14:09

Mihidul Sathsara from Lyceum International Panadura with USA Ltd Joint Managing Director Priyanthi Dissanayake   Mihidul Sathsara from Lyceum International Panadura recently became Scholarships for USA’s (SUSA) first und

India and China shine in list of the best universities in emerging economies

Views - 275 Wednesday, 4 January 2017 14:07

India has increased its share of the top universities in the Times Higher Education BRICS & Emerging Economies University Rankings 2017, but China still has the highest density of leading institutions in the developing world. The Indian Inst

Undergraduate, post-graduate and research/PhD scholarships for studying in India

Views - 254 Wednesday, 4 January 2017 14:07

The High Commission of India, Colombo announced the offer for the following ICCR scholarships for 2017-18 academic session: Nehru Memorial Scholarship Scheme: 100 slots are being offered under this scheme which covers all Undergraduate courses (

KDU: Trendsetter in computing education

Views - 815 Wednesday, 4 January 2017 14:05

    By Prof. A.S. Karunananda Dean, Faculty of Computing General Sir John Kotelawala  Defence University The dawn of the Southern Campus of Kotelawala Defence University in 2015 marked the birth of the Faculty

Special pavilion for education sector at JITF trade exhibition

Views - 364 Wednesday, 4 January 2017 14:03

  The Jaffna International Trade Fair (JITF 2017), the largest consumer exhibition and trade fair in the fast-growing northern region of Sri Lanka, will have an exclusive pavilion for the education sector du

Languages still a major barrier to global science, new research finds

Views - 271 Wednesday, 4 January 2017 14:02

Over a third of new conservation science documents published annually are in non-English languages, despite assumption of English as scientific ‘lingua franca’. Researchers find examples of important science missed at international lev

EDULINK International Campus offers schols from University of Northampton

Views - 297 Wednesday, 4 January 2017 14:01

EDULINK International Campus is a private higher education institute that offers degrees from the prestigious University of Northampton UK which comprises a range of subjects including Business, Entrepreneurship, Marketing and Computing at the Und

Think Boardroom: Transcend your career with the right MBA

Views - 283 Wednesday, 4 January 2017 12:04

  ANC Education the premier international higher education provider in the country has commenced enrolments for the January 2016 intake of University of West London’s (UWL) Business postgraduate programs. All business p

Imperial College gears up to conduct training for ACCA qualification

Views - 288 Wednesday, 4 January 2017 12:03

  Imperial College, currently one of the prominent education providers, with a rapidly growing student population for its suite of qualifications, commenced delivering the ACCA accredited courses in 2013 and attained the stat

KIU University about management skills

Views - 272 Wednesday, 4 January 2017 11:55

  Drivers handle the steering wheels of vehicles. They switch on vehicles and take the shortest and safest way to reach the destination. Skilful and experienced drivers make the journey more comfortable and interesting to pas

Unity in diversity at OSC

Views - 247 Wednesday, 4 January 2017 11:41

  “We are like islands in the sea, separate on the surface but connected in the deep.” The spirit of this quote by William James is demonstrated by the connections that two very different schools have made. Sujath

Zahira College holds annual prize giving

Views - 494 Wednesday, 4 January 2017 11:41

  Text and Pix by Ruzaik Farook  Zahira College’s annual prize giving ceremony was held at the college’s Gaffoor Hall recently.   Colombo University Lecturer, former Dean of the Faculty of Law of

Lyceum shortlisted for British award

Views - 269 Wednesday, 4 January 2017 11:40

Lyceum International School has been shortlisted for the most prestigious British International School Awards 2017 under the category of International Impact Award for conducting Free English Language classes by Lyceum International School.Award c

Amalians take wings to Indonesia

Views - 476 Wednesday, 4 January 2017 11:40

  Five senior students of Amal International School have been selected to participate at the International Indonesia Leadership Camp which was held in December. Mohamed Shazan Thalha (Head Prefect), Mohamed Hassan Mohamed Faz

Lyceum Anuradhapura students excel at mental arithmetic competition in Dubai

Views - 193 Wednesday, 4 January 2017 11:38

Lisath Damyuru Chandrasiri and Minthuli Nethulima students of Lyceum International School, Anuradhapura had participated in the UCMAS 21st International and 13th National Abacus and Mental Arithmetic Competition 2016 which was held recently in Dub

PIBT celebrates remarkable 10-year partnership with University of Greenwich, UK

Views - 670 Friday, 23 December 2016 00:00

The graduation ceremony honouring graduates from the diverse programs at the Pioneer Institute of Business and Technology (PIBT) and celebrating its 10-year partnership with the University of Greenwich, UK was held recently at the Kingsbu

University of Kelaniya’s Lord of the Debates concludes

Views - 244 Friday, 23 December 2016 00:00

The inter-departmental final of the debating competition, Lord of the Debates, of the University of Kelaniya organised by the Finance Department of the University of Kelaniya was held at the Sunil Shantha Auditorium on 2 December in recog

Undergraduate, post-graduate and research/PhD scholarships for studying in India

Views - 260 Friday, 23 December 2016 00:00

The High Commission of India, Colombo announced the offer for the following ICCR scholarships for 2017-18 academic session: Nehru Memorial Scholarship Scheme: 100 slots are being offered under this scheme which covers all Undergraduate courses (

JICA awards to Best Student of ICT at University of Colombo School of Computing

Views - 233 Friday, 23 December 2016 00:00

“Winning the JICA award is a dream come true,” says Hemamali Perera, who is the winner of JICA award for the Best Student in the year 2015 in Masters in Information Technology degree at the University of Colombo, School of Computing.&n

President holds discussions on issues related to External Degree Courses

Views - 347 Thursday, 24 November 2016 10:46

A discussion was held yesterday between the President and the relevant parties on the issues occurred due to the limitation of registering the candidates for External Degree Courses. The President, considering the ideas and suggestions presented a

ACCA signs MoU with IIHE

Views - 400 Thursday, 24 November 2016 10:44

In its continued endeavour to collaborate with frontline institutions in the country, the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) has signed an MOU with the Imperial Institute of Higher Education Ltd. (IIHE) with the view to

UGC Chief exposes ills of higher education, outlines way forward

Views - 389 Thursday, 24 November 2016 10:42

By Charumini de Silva Educat ion reforms in Sri Lanka have to start from the ground up as shown by 150,000 school dropouts, a top education expert said, calling on local universities and the University Grants Commission (UGC) to take grea

Today's Columnists

Overlooking systemic crises: Subjecting to neoliberalism and potential hegemon – Part 3

Wednesday, 23 May 2018

Renegotiating a country’s position within the world-economy is only possible when the system and/or leaders are in trouble

Annuity-based PPP can expedite infrastructure developments

Tuesday, 22 May 2018

Sri Lanka has primarily relied on public finance for the development of public goods and infrastructure. While running

Is there value in surveillance? Ask the Chinese

Tuesday, 22 May 2018

Global commentary would suggest that surveillance (whether offline or online) casts a shadow on personal freedoms and any conversation that involves such spy games quite quickly descends into a 1984-esque discussion about dystopian futures. However,

Mangala’s Gam Peraliya: Good move but essential requirement a village level database

Monday, 21 May 2018

Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera, announcing the Government’s decision to move for a flexible fuel price system based on international prices built into a pricing formula, made a side announcement as well.

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