Youth / Careers / Higher Education

160 bright Sri Lankan students receive prestigious Jinnah Scholarship Awards for 2016

/ Friday, 10 June 2016 00:00

Minister Rauf Hakeem, Minister Fouzi and Pakistan HC Syed Shakeel Hussain in a group photo with students          ...


Adam Investments Awards Scholarship Program

/ Friday, 10 June 2016 00:00

  Adam Investments PLC, in celebration of completing two years of listing on the Colombo Stock Exchange, aw...


University of Wales in Sri Lanka MBA Alumni launches New Chapter

/ Friday, 10 June 2016 00:00

  The first Sri Lanka Chapter of the MBA society of the University of Wales was officially launched recently by IIHE, the onl...


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...


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Brexit worsens external economic environment for Sri Lanka

29 June 2016

  The UK’s withdrawal from the European Union (EU) following the referendum of Brexit – abbreviation of British exit – last Friday has created ripples in global markets. The British Pound fell to its lowest level sin...


The two trillion dollar earthquake! What next?

29 June 2016

Friday 24 June saw the global markets rumbling and initially seeing two trillion dollars wiped off within hours as a result of the Brexit news sent shockwaves around the world. This was the magnitude of the decision taken by 52% of UK voters to le...


Soft exit strategy for silent old guard, while our young republican watchdogs bay for blood

29 June 2016

  The silent treatment   It’s the clever young man who writes a column for another newspaper who made me realise for the first time what’s really wrong. He was so clear and trés articulate that ...


Brexit and Sri Lanka exports

29 June 2016

With the withdrawal of the UK from the EU, it is likely to gain benefits and bear losses as well in social, political and economic sectors internationally. The most important factor with regard to Sri Lanka is how such changes could affec...


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