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

Views - 310 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 - 373 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 - 297 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 - 249 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 - 291 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 - 330 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 - 287 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 - 280 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 - 260 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 - 850 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 - 374 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 - 275 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 - 333 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 - 293 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 - 302 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 - 279 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 - 260 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 - 514 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 - 274 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 - 495 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 - 204 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 - 702 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 - 258 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 - 264 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 - 246 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 - 353 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 - 412 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 - 394 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

Open Doors report shows more Sri Lankan students studying in US

Views - 332 Thursday, 24 November 2016 10:40

The number of Sri Lankan students studying at US colleges and universities rose to 3,080 students, an increase of 6.9% compared to the 2014-2015 academic year, according to the latest 2016 ‘Open Doors’ report. In total, the number of i

Students of CSA excel at London ‘A’ Levels with special awards

Views - 374 Thursday, 24 November 2016 10:39

Colombo School of Arts and Sciences (CSA) which started as an international school a little over one and half years ago with a handful of students showed great promise when two of their students became recipients of special awards at the

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The rate of exchange, capital flight and the Central Bank

Friday, 21 September 2018

The Central Bank (CBSL) exists for the sole purpose of price stability. Its controls on the financial system and monetary policy exist to maintain price stability. As put forth many times by the Governor, the failing of the CBSL to control inflation

Red flag over the Sri Lankan Navy

Friday, 21 September 2018

Shocking story Rusiripala, a former banker in Sri Lanka, who has taken to writing in Daily FT, is perturbed by the red flag I have raised (Daily FT article 18 September) over the shocking charge that our Navy had operated a ransom gang that had abduc

The bald truth about fake news, etc.

Friday, 21 September 2018

In its most innocent forms, we may all enjoy a bit of ‘fake news’ and go to bed with a lighter heart and clean conscience. A meme on Facebook urging social media consumers to caution – “You can’t believe everything you read on the internet

Withholding Taxes – What, why, when?

Thursday, 20 September 2018

The tax regime in Sri Lanka historically imposes WHT on both domestic as well as cross border payments. WHT on domestic payments eases revenue collection (e.g.: PAYE) while WHT on cross border payments are adopted by most countries to ensure that the

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