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EDULINK International Campus offers schols from University of Northampton

Views - 345 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 - 302 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 - 306 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 - 282 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 - 266 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 - 529 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 - 278 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 - 502 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 - 218 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 - 723 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 - 262 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 - 265 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 - 252 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 - 356 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 - 417 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 - 397 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 - 334 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 - 378 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


SAITM holds 4th convocation and inaugural graduation of MBBS graduates

Views - 684 Thursday, 24 November 2016 10:37

The South Asian Institute of Technology and Medicine (SAITM) held its fourth convocation duly recognising its graduates from the first and second MBBS batches of the Medical Faculty and the graduates from the Faculty of ICT and Media and


Australia and Sri Lanka’s longstanding partnership in education

Views - 360 Thursday, 24 November 2016 10:35

Australian High Commissioner Bryce Hutchesson hosted a lunch at Australia House on 10 November to celebrate the longstanding education links between Australia and Sri Lanka, particularly through provision of Australian Government-funded


Obtain MBA in Health Administration at IIHS

Views - 1173 Thursday, 24 November 2016 10:31

IIHS as Sri Lanka’s premier private health education centre prides itself on empowering healthcare staf f in South Asia. With local and international academic staff, IIHS soars in the global education fields with its schools in Nur


British Council Principals’ Forum 2016 draws attention to inclusive education for autistic children

Views - 473 Thursday, 24 November 2016 10:26

T h e e vent wh i ch brought together principals and heads of Sri Lankan schools offering UK examinations (both Cambridge International Examinations and Pearson Edexcel Examinations) in collaboration with the British Council was held on


20 schools in fierce competition at first ever Colombo Aviation Quiz 2016

Views - 408 Thursday, 24 November 2016 10:22

Ananda College Colombo won the inaugural Colombo Aviation Quiz 2016 from among 20 leading schools and international schools in the Colombo District that contested the country’s first ever quiz on the global aviation industry, organi


Who is a great teacher?

Views - 430 Thursday, 24 November 2016 10:18

  We have thousands of teachers. Are all of them good teachers? We need more and more good teachers. What makes a great teacher? Teaching is one of the most complicated jobs. To be a great teacher one should have the following tools a


Sri Lanka Insurance felicitates high flyers of OL, AL and Grade 5 scholarship exams

Views - 478 Thursday, 24 November 2016 10:16

Sri Lanka Insurance s c h o l a r s h i p s c h e m e awards ceremony was held today at the Nelum Pokuna Theatre. Over 300 scholarships were awarded to achievers from 25 districts who applied for the Suba Pathum scholarship. The unique sc


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

Views - 416 Wednesday, 16 November 2016 21:09

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 of Thames


Why Vidura?

Views - 808 Wednesday, 16 November 2016 21:00

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 prestigious government school is a nightmare. Pres


Inauguration of KIU academic degree programmes for 2016

Views - 347 Wednesday, 16 November 2016 20:55

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 s


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

Views - 471 Wednesday, 16 November 2016 20:53

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 Award’


CINEC Campus achieves annual enrolment of 20,000 students

Views - 302 Wednesday, 16 November 2016 20:47

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


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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.


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


Courting democracy; Housing disaster?

Thursday, 15 November 2018

A small step was taken by a sovereign court the day before yesterday. It was a giant leap for the supremacy of the Constitution over all three arms of government in a recently benighted Sri Lanka. As well as being the tangible proof of intra-governme


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