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Edulink Campus to hold seminar on ‘Transition from school to university on 25 July

Views - 473 Wednesday, 19 July 2017 00:00

One of the hardest tasks for school leavers is to get to grips with the way university differs from school. Like anything in life, preparation will help in dealing with the numerous changes and challenges that they will face at university. With th


SDJF & UNFPA launch www.iVoice.lk 

Views - 485 Wednesday, 19 July 2017 00:00

Website a trilingual online platform for youth to discuss social issues and drive innovative solutions  Globally, Sri Lanka has played a leading role in advocating youth participation and decision-making. In 2014, the World Conferen


Proposal for national policy on education presented to President

Views - 1442 Wednesday, 1 February 2017 15:09

  The proposal for the national policy on general education which includes the proposals on the reforms in the education sector of the country was presented to President Maithripala Sirisena on 26 January at the President&rsq


SLIIT offers novel B.Sc Honours Degree in Quantity Surveying

Views - 1919 Wednesday, 1 February 2017 15:09

  Sri Lanka’s premier degree awarding institute SLIIT recently announced that it has launched for the first time a B.Sc Honours Degree Program in Quantity Surveying (QS).  Marking a new chapter in education, this


Associate Provost Dr. Nathan Myers welcomes Chathurdika to Youngstown

Views - 1486 Wednesday, 1 February 2017 15:08

Chathurdika Jinadasa was recently accepted to Williamson College of Business Administration of Youngstown State University considered one of the top business schools of Ohio accredited to the Association of Advance Association of Collegiate School


Imperial College offers prestigious MBA from UWS in fully fledged digital classrooms

Views - 1686 Wednesday, 1 February 2017 15:00

  Imperial College of Business Studies (ICBS), currently one of the prominent education providers in the country, with a rapidly growing student population for its suit of qualifications, now offers the prestigious MBA from U


EDULINK offers globally reputed MBA with host of key differentiators

Views - 1445 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 - 1691 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 - 1425 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 - 2251 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 - 1476 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 - 1670 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 - 1211 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 - 1648 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 - 1116 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 - 1276 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 - 1124 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 - 1640 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 - 1338 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 - 1331 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 - 1391 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 - 1029 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 - 417 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 - 351 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 - 376 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 - 472 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 - 306 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 - 252 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 - 296 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 - 340 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


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Public sector and corruption: Who should be accountable?

Thursday, 21 February 2019

Member of the Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery or Corruption Neville Guruge said 25% of the 1.5 million public servants in Sri Lanka were corrupt and that their malpractices were going on unchecked due to the lethargic attitude of the


‘Made in Everywhere Except Here’! Dependence of our independence

Thursday, 21 February 2019

Seventy-one years since 4 February 1948 is what our senses had been informed living in this beautiful isle since independence. Over the last 71 years we also have constantly described ourselves as a developing nation. As the day approaches having pla


MMDA and the consequences of adopting JSM submissions

Thursday, 21 February 2019

The MMDA stands for the Muslim Marriages & Divorce Act. The Committee comprises eminent theologians, judges, lawyers and educationalists. Both women and men were appointed as a team to resolve the many challenges faced by the Act. The committee comm


JVP deserves a chance

Thursday, 21 February 2019

However much and in whichever manner one shuffles the pack of cards in Sri Lankan politics, five jokers constantly appear right at the front: an incompetent Ranil Wickremasinghe (RW), a schizophrenic Maithripala Sirisena (MS) and sanctimonious Rajapa


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