Youth / Careers / Higher Education

Maldives International Education and Career Exhibition 2017

/ Thursday, 19 January 2017 00:00

Education is indeed the bedrock for the future success of a youth, a country and a generation. It is an undeniable truth that a sound secondary and...


Metropolia University of Applied Sciences, Finland signs MoU with CINEC

/ Thursday, 19 January 2017 00:00

Metropolia University of Applied Sciences (Metropolia) signed a distinctive Memorandum of Understanding with Colombo International Nautical and Eng...


US Juniata College President meets Harsha

/ Thursday, 19 January 2017 00:00

Dr. James Troha President Juniata College Huntingdon Pennsylvania USA recently made a courtesy call on Deputy Minister Foreign Affairs Dr. Harsha D...


Northshore College of Business & Technology, Colombo promises ultimate learning experience

/ Thursday, 19 January 2017 00:00

With the grandiose facade, beautiful interior spaces and modern facilities, Northshore College of Business & Technology stands apart from all t...


SLIIT commences enrolment for foreign degree programs

/ Thursday, 19 January 2017 00:00

SLIIT, the premier degree awarding institute, continues to strengthen its ties with foreign universities in order to provide students with a broad ...


Admission of first intake of 136 students to University of Ruhuna’s Faculty of Technology today

/ Monday, 2 January 2017 00:41

Text and Pix  by P.D. de Silva The first batch of students to the University of Ruhuna’s Faculty of Technology will be enrolled toda...


Pope, in year-end message, urges action on youth unemployment

/ Monday, 2 January 2017 00:40

Reuters: Pope Francis in his year-end message urged leaders on Saturday to do more to tackle youth unemployment, saying a generation was being lost...


Southern New Hampshire University teams up with SUSA

/ Monday, 2 January 2017 00:38

​Jenna D. Sices, the Director of International Recruitment for Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU), recently made her maiden visit to Colomb...


Unilever Sri Lanka becomes strategic partner of University of Kelaniya Marketing Department

/ Monday, 2 January 2017 00:35

From left: Imali Jayathilake - Human Resource Business Partner, Customer Development and Brand Building, Unilever Sri Lanka; Sumeet Verma ...


Juniata College to broaden horizons through Liberal Arts education in USA

/ Wednesday, 21 December 2016 00:00

  Dr. James Troha, President of Juniata College, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, USA made his maiden visit to Colombo recently, mar...


PIBT celebrates remarkable 10 year partnership with University of Greenwich, UK

/ Wednesday, 14 December 2016 00:01

The graduation ceremony honouring graduates from the diverse programs at the Pioneer Institute of Business and Technology (PIBT) and celebrating it...


LOLC Micro Credit felicitates over 750 top-achieving Grade 5 scholars

/ Wednesday, 14 December 2016 00:01

LOLC Micro Credit Ltd. (LOMC), one of the largest and leading microfinance companies in Sri Lanka and subsidiary of the LOLC Group, succes...


BMS holds 2016 graduation ceremony

/ Wednesday, 14 December 2016 00:01

The Business Management School (BMS) held its annual graduation ceremony on 24 November at the BMICH.  BMS has recorded 17 years of success ...


Get ready to earn ‘BOC 18 SmartGenPlus Scholarships’ at 2017 A/Ls

/ Wednesday, 14 December 2016 00:01

As students get ready to face their Advance Level in the year 2017, the Bank of Ceylon is set to reward their achievement with a valuable scholarsh...


Bridging the learning gaps with connected education

/ Friday, 25 November 2016 00:19

By Eranga Perera Education institutions are starting to embrace technology to improve efficiency and speed. There are clear signs that informatio...


AAP on track

/ Friday, 25 November 2016 00:00

  Academy for Administrative Professionals (AAP) concluded its 12th Annual Residential seminar recently at Bay Vista Hotel Ar...


CMI Sri Lanka presents evening seminar on HR topic ‘Challenges in Managing Tomorrow’s Workforce’

/ Friday, 25 November 2016 00:00

The Chartered Management Institute (CMI) Sri Lanka branch will be organising an evening seminar on ‘Challenges in Managing Tomorrow’s W...


Korea Eximbank to support establishment of 2 vocational training institutes in Colombo and Gampaha

/ Friday, 25 November 2016 00:00

Stone laying ceremony in Colombo (centre): Minister of Skills Development and Vocational Training Mahinda Samarasinghe and Korean Ambassad...


Young leaders of Sri Lankan heritage encouraged to explore, experience and understand country

/ Wednesday, 16 November 2016 00:01

Six young professionals of Sri Lankan heritage from the USA and Canada are currently in Sri Lanka under The Asia Foundation’s Lanka...


UNFPA Sri Lanka facilitates provincial-level youth policy discussions in east

/ Wednesday, 16 November 2016 00:01

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Sri Lanka, through its Youth Policy Program, works with all provincial councils in the country to br...


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Ting, ting! Alarm bells for the economy, jingle bells for the banks!

24 February 2017

Even after discounting for political rhetoric (on all sides), economists are convinced that our economy is in a critical stage. This course is the culmination effect of how the economy has been managed over the last few decades. At the same time, ...


A ‘Big Match’ ban: Monkey business?

24 February 2017

FEVER – There is a sense in which tradition (not always defensible on rational grounds) is a rite of passage for politicians as much as for schoolboys in which to “Be (Thou) Forever” means players from all walks of life partake i...


Government very badly needs a PR machine to highlight the positives

24 February 2017

When the BJP was getting a lot of bad press all over the world and particularly in the US, to counter the bad press, Lal Krishna Advani, then BJP President, decided to launch an overseas wing to educate American lawmakers, the American people and ...


Mobilising against measles

23 February 2017

The WHO South-East Asia Region is making rapid progress against vaccine-preventable diseases. The Region was certified polio-free in 2014. Maternal and neonatal tetanus was routed in 2016. And routine immunisation for diseases such as diphtheria a...


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