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IIHE signs MoU with University of Wales Trinity Saint David

Views - 2 Monday, 16 July 2018 00:00

IIHE (Imperial Institute of Higher Education), pioneers in bringing overseas education into Sri Lanka, moved one step further in their vision of providing high quality education by signing a MOU with University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD) to


Indian scholarships for Sri Lankan students

Views - 2 Monday, 16 July 2018 00:00

The High Commission of India in Colombo announced scholarships for Sri Lankan nationals under the Ayush Scholarship Scheme for UG/PG/Ph.D. courses in Ayurveda, Yoga, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy for the academic year 2018-19.


SLIIT students to showcase engineering potential at Young Engineering Expo 2018

Views - 4 Monday, 16 July 2018 00:00

The Faculty of Engineering at SLIIT will present the Young Engineering Expo 2018 for the fourth consecutive year on 11 July at the Faculty of Engineering, Malabe Campus.


Elizabeth Moir School students offered places at universities in world top ten

Views - 5 Monday, 16 July 2018 00:00

Elizabeth Moir School students have been offered places at six of the world’s top ten universities. This includes the current top three in The Times Higher Education World University Rankings – Oxford, Cambridge and Stanford – as well as UPenn,


Lyceum Deputy Coordinating Principal Kumarasinghe clinches Education Leadership Award

Views - 1 Monday, 16 July 2018 00:00

Malith Kumarasinghe, the Deputy Coordinating Principal of the Lyceum Group of Schools and Principal of Lyceum Nuwara Eliya, brought glory to both the school and Sri Lanka by bagging the prestigious Education Leadership Award at the World Education Co


ICBT launches Cardiff Met new MBA specialisations

Views - 4 Monday, 16 July 2018 00:00

Cardiff Met MBA at ICBT Campus, one of the long-standing internal British University MBAs delivered in Sri Lanka, introduces new specialisations to drive and equip corporate individuals to be suited for the next generation management practices in the


SLTC partners Australian uni. RMIT to create global platform for engineering students

Views - 4 Monday, 16 July 2018 00:00

The Sri Lanka Technological Campus (SLTC) recently announced their partnership with RMIT, one of Australia’s largest and top universities to create a global platform for local engineering students across the country.


Fulbright specialist program established at University of Sri Jayewardenepura

Views - 182 Wednesday, 4 July 2018 00:00

The United States-Sri Lanka Fulbright Commission has initiated a unique project where a group of students at University


Improving the level of students’ language proficiency is a Govt. priority

Views - 18 Wednesday, 4 July 2018 00:00

In regards to a recent study conducted by the British Council and the Ministry of Education several experts highlighted


British Council, Ministry of Education collaborate to develop international learning

Views - 18 Wednesday, 4 July 2018 00:00

This year celebrated the last year of the International School Awards in Sri Lanka and the occasion was marked by the presence


SLTC launches Centre for Excellence in Teaching, Learning and Innovation for educators

Views - 11 Tuesday, 26 June 2018 00:00

In keeping with the promise for better education and smarter classrooms, the Sri Lanka Technological Campus (SLTC), recently powered another ground breaking initiative, giving life to an independent organisation, the Centre for Excellence in Teaching


SLIIT holds Open Day for MSc July intake

Views - 15 Tuesday, 26 June 2018 00:00

SLIIT, Sri Lanka’s leading degree awarding institute approved by the Ministry of Higher Education held an Open Day recently at its Metro Campus to coincide with the institute’s new intake of MSc students.


University of Jayewardenepura ties up with Airtel’s Industry Partnership Program

Views - 15 Tuesday, 26 June 2018 00:00

Airtel has opened its doors to the undergraduates of the Department of Marketing Management, Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce of University of Sri Jayewardenepura under the Airtel Industry Partnership Program – a joint academic cum indust


IIT becomes Sri Lanka’s first-ever institute to provide BCS accredited degree programs

Views - 24 Tuesday, 26 June 2018 00:00

Informatics Institute of Technology (IIT), the pioneer in British higher education in Sri Lanka, has become the first institute in Sri Lanka to provide degree programs with British Computer Society (BCS) accreditation.


Sydney Business School offers degree pathway progression for BMS Graduate Diploma

Views - 39 Tuesday, 26 June 2018 00:00

The Sydney Business School (SBS), a part of Australia’s University of Wollongong, recognised the Graduate Diploma in Management (GDM) awarded by the Business Management School (BMS) for progression to its Master of Business Degree.


Lyceum International fetes 25

Views - 63 Wednesday, 20 June 2018 00:00

Lyceum International School’s 25th Silver Jubilee Anniversary Celebration was held last Thursday at the Nugegoda


Old Anandians appreciate young Anandians who excelled at GCE A/Ls

Views - 12 Wednesday, 20 June 2018 00:00

The old Anandians 70-75 group has organised for the 12th consecutive year the appreciation and felicitation ceremony


SriLankan Airlines Toastmasters Club honoured at International District 82 Conference

Views - 18 Wednesday, 13 June 2018 09:43

The SriLankan Airlines Toastmasters Club was honoured with multiple awards at ‘Ovation 2018’, the Annual Conference of Toastmasters International District 82, held at the BMICH recently, including the prestigious ‘Golden Gavel Award’ and ‘Q


NDB Toastmasters Best Speaker Contest 2018 a massive success

Views - 16 Wednesday, 13 June 2018 09:42

The NDB Toastmasters ‘Best Speaker Contest 2018’ Grand Finale organised by the NDB Toastmasters Club in collaboration with the NDB HR Department was held in great celebration at the DHPL Auditorium of the NDB – EDB Towers. The contest commenced


Kumar de Silva, Chief Guest at Wesley College Prize Day

Views - 24 Wednesday, 13 June 2018 00:09

The annual Prize Day of Wesley College Colombo will be held at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday 14 June in the Main Hall under the patronage of the Bishop of the Methodist Church Revd. Asiri Perera, and Principal Avanka Fernando.


World-renowned Cambridge Schools Conference in Sri Lanka in November

Views - 122 Wednesday, 13 June 2018 00:08

Cambridge International has announced that it will be holding a Cambridge Schools Conference in Sri Lanka this year on 27 and 28 November.


Trinity College celebrates 150 years with ‘Trinity 150’

Views - 54 Wednesday, 13 June 2018 00:05

On 17 May Trinity College officially launched ‘Trinity 150’, a project aimed at celebrating 150 years of Trinity in 2022. The primary aim of the project is to improve the ailing infrastructure of the school by renovating historical buildings such


Lyceum International School: Birth to adulthood

Views - 118 Wednesday, 13 June 2018 00:03

25 years of success! The beginning of it all was the dream of a single individual Mohan Lal Grero. His dream of a Sri Lankan student population proficient in the English Language became a reality with the establishment of the Lyceum International Sch


Fairfield Holdings acquires controlling interest of Alethea Group

Views - 678 Wednesday, 13 June 2018 00:01

One of the country’s oldest private educational institutions, Alethea Group divested controlling interest of its equity to Fairfield Holdings at end May 2018. The transaction was arranged and supervised by M Power Capital which was responsible fo


Minister Dr. Amunugama visit to NSMB Green University Town

Views - 14 Tuesday, 12 June 2018 00:08

Minister of Science, Technology, Research, Skills Development and Vocational Training and Upcountry Heritage Dr. Sarath Amunugama made his inaugural visit to NSBM Green University Town on 8 June. The Minister was graced by the new Chairman of NSBM P.


Let your dream take flight with Hanseo University

Views - 34 Tuesday, 12 June 2018 00:08

Nawaloka Air Services, a fully-owned subsidiary of the Nawaloka Holdings recently tied up with one of the most prestigious universities in South Korea to provide exceptional aviation related study programs to Sri Lankan students. Hanseo University is


La Trobe Business School, Australia makes new announcements to cater to Sri Lankan students

Views - 16 Tuesday, 12 June 2018 00:08

Opening new opportunities for Sri Lankan students, a senior delegation led by Professor Jane Hamilton, Dean and Head of La Trobe Business School (LBS), La Trobe University (LTU), Australia visited Kathmandu, India and Colombo. In response to student


LAUGFS empowers future generations with Ministry of Education

Views - 12 Tuesday, 12 June 2018 00:05

The LAUGFS Nana Maga Math Camps conducted in collaboration with the Ministry of Education marked another milestone of assisting over 1,500 students to strengthen their mathematics knowledge through skill enhancement. The 10th program was recently con


Sri Lankan student bags Gold Medal in Delhi-based South Asian University

Views - 25 Monday, 11 June 2018 00:00

Colombo: Niroshika Sanjeewani Liyana Muhandiram, the only Sri Lankan national to have graduated from the New Delhi-based


1000 Youth Leaders Program conducted by District 82 of Toastmasters International

Views - 64 Friday, 8 June 2018 00:00

The 1000 Youth Leadership Program is a program initiated by DTM Arunasalam Balraj, International President of Toastmasters


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National prosperity through quality and productivity

Monday, 16 July 2018

I was so delighted to get involved with the national convention of the Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Quality and Productivity (SLAAQP) with the fitting theme, “National Prosperity through World Class Quality and Productivity”.


Sanjeewa Pushpakumara’s ‘Davena Vihagun’ (Burning Birds): A realistic and authentic film

Saturday, 14 July 2018

Filmmaker Sanjeewa Pushpakumara is a bright star in the cinematic firmament of Sri Lanka. His second feature film ‘Davena Vihagun’ (Burning Birds) is currently being screened in Sri Lanka. The film completed in 2016 has been shown at several inte


Yameen regime in Maldives turns to Islamic countries for support

Saturday, 14 July 2018

The Abdulla Yameen Government in the Maldives is turning to Islamic countries in a bid to resist pressure from the West and India to restore democracy as per their prescription, and to do their bidding in economic, foreign policy and strategic matter


Of Erdogan, Mahinda and Gota or the dance of the Vidayaka Janadhipathi

Saturday, 14 July 2018

We have been talking about Turkey’s Erdogan who recently won electoral support to be the country’s first Executive President. At the elections, Turkey began digging its grave. To be sure, one cannot blame th


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