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EDULINK offers globally reputed MBA with host of key differentiators

Views - 1434 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 - 1676 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 - 1417 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 - 2159 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 - 1467 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 - 1661 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 - 1200 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 - 1626 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 - 1112 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 - 1218 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 - 1115 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 - 1623 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 - 1325 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 - 1291 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 - 1380 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 - 1024 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


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

Views - 391 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 - 327 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 - 330 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 - 403 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 - 301 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 - 251 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 - 294 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 - 334 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 - 293 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 - 283 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 - 265 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 - 861 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 - 378 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 - 280 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


Today's Columnists

Taking sides – on the side of the law

Monday, 19 November 2018

I am under criticism for “taking sides” in the ongoing dispute between the UNF and UPFA. Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa has accused me thus: “Yesterday a commissioner from the Elections Commission went to the Supreme Court saying that the P


Hang the House! It’s OUR country, future, etc.

Monday, 19 November 2018

I have rarely if ever empathised with the Sri Lanka Police Department. But when I saw those hapless cops ducking chilli bombs in Parliament, my heart went out to those whom I had previously seen as simply being PC Plods or Mr Goons. Sorry to say that


The only way out

Monday, 19 November 2018

Leaving aside the legalities, politicalities, constitutionalities and the complexities of the current imbroglio in which the nation is grounded (temporarily), the underlying issues in the constitutional crisis can be reduced to one single question: a


Man-made constitutional crisis: Personal vendettas should not be allowed to destroy the country

Monday, 19 November 2018

President is simply one presiding over an entity of people It all came to surface as the culmination of a personal vendetta between President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe. The country at large knew of it when the Pre


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