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VirtusaPolaris, Citibank and Unilever Sri Lanka launch International Summer Program

/ Tuesday, 17 May 2016 00:15

AMCHAM supported Summer Program targets Sri Lankan students studying abroad VirtusaPolaris, Citibank and Unilever Sri Lanka, have...


Students of SLIIT showcase talent at Young Engineering Expo 2016

/ Tuesday, 17 May 2016 00:14

Organised by the first year engineering students of SLIIT, ‘Young Engineering Expo 2016’, showcased over 100 innovative exhibits at the...


SLT congratulates winners of e-Sports Reid Cyber Wars 2.0

/ Tuesday, 17 May 2016 00:13

The SLT e-Sports Reid Cyber Wars 2.0, the first ever inter-state university e-sports championship was successfully conducted at the University of C...


Dialog’s Ideamart Powers Google IO Extended 2016

/ Tuesday, 17 May 2016 00:12

Dialog Axiata will power the Google IO Extended 2016, Sri Lanka’s largest technology exposition and event. The premier telecommunication serv...


Serendib Education Foundation: Contributing to academic excellence to build nation

/ Tuesday, 17 May 2016 00:10

Serendib Educational Foundation (SEF) incorporated under Parliament Act No. 54/2009 recently celebrated its 25th anniversary. The SEF provides fina...


Innovation in international higher education: Yale-NUS experience

/ Tuesday, 10 May 2016 00:04

Singapore and Sri Lanka share much in common: They are island nations in Asia and cultural melting pots. Singapore and Sri Lanka are both nations w...


British Council hosts book launch: ‘Globalisation Employment and Education in Sri Lanka’

/ Tuesday, 10 May 2016 00:03

The British Council recently invited a distinguished audience to the Taj Samudra Hotel to the launch of the local publication of Professor Angela L...


Quantum Leap presents ‘Sales Master Class’ to transform professionals to next level

/ Tuesday, 10 May 2016 00:02

Quantum Leap Training presents its much sought after ‘Sales Master Class’ on Friday 13 May at the Taj Samudra Hotel as part of its ende...


FCIB for students looking for a career in International Trade

/ Tuesday, 10 May 2016 00:01

ICC Sri Lanka has announced the second intake of its educational program, Foundation Certificate in International Business (FCIB). The evening clas...


SLIIT commences enrolment for MSc degrees

/ Thursday, 28 April 2016 00:00

The Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology (SLIIT), the nation’s only institute in higher education accredited by IET, commenced its e...


Twin sisters reach greater heights together clinching gold

/ Thursday, 28 April 2016 00:00

Academic accomplishments of twin sisters were acclaimed as a very exceptional achievement at the Annual Convocation of the University of Sri Jayewa...


Next Campus inducts 93 graduates and 21 postgraduates

/ Thursday, 28 April 2016 00:00

By Shannine Daniel Ninety three graduates received MBAs and 21 postgraduates received the Postgraduate Diploma in Supply Chain Management at ...


Ivy League universities to visit OSC

/ Thursday, 28 April 2016 00:00

Columbia, Cornell, Duke, Georgetown, Northwestern, Princeton – these universities will visit OSC!  These Ivy League prestigious univer...


CIMA Sri Lanka recognises A/L island’s best, who became CIMA students straight after exams

/ Thursday, 28 April 2016 00:00

From left: CIMA Country Head – Sri Lanka Radley Stephen, Akheel Mohammed, Oshada Jayasinghe and CIMA Markets Manager – Sri Lan...


Sri Lanka’s invisible children

/ Tuesday, 26 April 2016 00:03

The need for inclusive education for children with special needs Children with disabilities or special needs often experience widespread vi...


Global Action Week for Education: Education as a public good and moral obligation

/ Tuesday, 26 April 2016 00:02

Dr. Kishore Singh, United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Right to Education since August 2010, has long standing professional experience in the ...


Sri Lankan elite private universities: Future educational hub for South Asia

/ Tuesday, 26 April 2016 00:01

By Professor Samson Ekanayake A critical look at the role of private sector higher education institutions, commonly called ‘Campuses&rsq...


First batch of students graduate from SLIIT Faculty of Business

/ Thursday, 31 March 2016 00:00

President Maithripala Sirisena addressing the gathering at the SLIIT Convocation At the recently held SLIIT convocation, the first...


Gearing Sri Lanka’s higher education to be on par with global industry requirements

/ Thursday, 31 March 2016 00:00

“Sri Lanka’s ability to create a demand driven education system that focuses on lifelong learning will determine our country’s ca...


Royal MAS Arena: Sri Lanka’s first sporting arena for schools unveiled by MAS

/ Thursday, 31 March 2016 00:00

From left: Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, MAS Holdings Chairman Deshamanya Mahesh Amalean and Mayor of Colombo A. J. M. Muzammil ...


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An ‘affair’ of the mind between a nubile undergrad and her ageing professor

28 May 2016

Asoka Handagama Asoka Handagama’s latest film ‘Let Her Cry’ is currently being shown in theatres on a limited run from 13 May to 10 June. The director apparently preferred to utilise the gap in between already-scheduled r...


Political violence and (this time) the Chief Minister!

28 May 2016

Chief Minister Nazeer Ahamed    By Hilmy Ahamed Chief Minister Nazeer Ahamed’s outburst is not acceptable by any standards. As the senior most political office holder in the province, he has a much bigger...


Noah’s Albatross and Postdiluvian Politics

27 May 2016

 APRÈS MOI, LE DÉLUGE! In the aftermath of the Great Flood of 2016, if Sri Lanka is to Build Back Better, the political leadership must be instrumental in syncing Government actors and State agencies in working together with gre...


The promise of Yahapalanaya should not get washed away

27 May 2016

 President Maithripala Sirisena presenting his campaign manifesto to Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe where the first-order of priority was clearly the promised anti-corruption probes     On 8 January, nea...


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