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The Virtual Learning Frontier: Third Space Global employs online tutors from Sri Lanka to teach UK s

Views - 5 Thursday, 21 September 2017 00:00

Third Space Global, a UK owned BOI approved company, opened its new regional headquarters at Orion City, Colombo 9 on 13 September. The company has grown to over 200 staff since it began operations in September 2015. The new facility marks a mileston


AITT Dual Diploma programs debut in Sri Lanka

Views - 3 Thursday, 21 September 2017 00:00

Australian Institute of Technology Transfer (AITT) and Smart Quest Institute of Coaching and Mentoring recently launched two new Dual Diploma programs in Sri Lanka, giving the best chance for our Sri Lankan students to heap all the benefits of studyi


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

Views - 6 Thursday, 21 September 2017 00:00

Opening new opportunities for Sri Lankan students, a senior delegation led by Professor Paul Mather, Head of La Trobe Business School (LBS), La Trobe University (LTU), Australia, visited Colombo.


TISSL international conference for heads of schools in November

Views - 6 Thursday, 21 September 2017 00:00

The International Schools’ of Sri Lanka (TISSL), which is an association of the premier international schools in the country, was formed in 2001 with the main aim of fostering good relationships with its 25 member schools.


University of Houston-Victoria’s Ludmi Herath offers advice for students aspiring to study in US

Views - 18 Thursday, 14 September 2017 00:00

Ludmi Herath, holder of multiple degrees in the US began her career as an international student 17 years ago. Today, she is the Director of the International Programs office, at the University of Houston-Victoria, where she overlooks all internationa


S. Thomas' College celebrates 100 years at Mt. Lavinia

Views - 950 Thursday, 14 September 2017 00:00

S. Thomas’ College was created as the fulfilment of a dream and vision of the First Anglican Bishop of Colombo, the Rt. Revd James Chapman on 3 February 1851.


Be a sport and exercise scientist through physiotherapy pathway at IIHS

Views - 7 Friday, 8 September 2017 00:00

The International Institute of Health Sciences is an international university learning centre and its pathway in Physiotherapy to Sports Sciences is now opening avenues for students to reach all corners of the globe.


Nawaloka College of Higher Studies introduces Health Science Pathway Program

Views - 7 Friday, 8 September 2017 00:00

Pioneer in accessible and affordable higher education, Nawaloka College of Higher Education (NCHS) has introduced a new UniLink Diploma in Health Science for the first time in Sri Lanka.


AIC Campus, IPAC Business School France introduce world-class European Business Degree in SL

Views - 11 Friday, 8 September 2017 00:00

Further strengthening its leadership in the Sri Lankan tertiary education, Sri Lanka’s leading transnational education provider AIC Campus – a member of the IMC AIC Education Consortium – announced its partnership with IPAC School of Business i


Learnability more important than knowledge

Views - 5 Friday, 8 September 2017 00:00

In a world where knowledge has become an increasingly ubiquitous commodity thanks to the internet, learnability is slowly but surely replacing it in the classroom as the single most important trait that younger students need to be inculcated in.


University of Western Australia degrees now at NSBM

Views - 6 Thursday, 7 September 2017 00:00

NSBM Green University Town (NSBM) now offers pathway to University of Western Australia (UWA), which is one of the top 100 universities in the World. UWA has just climbed five places in the Academic Ranking of World Universities to be placed 91st in


Sri Lankan students begin ‘adventure’ at Youngstown State University in US

Views - 10 Thursday, 7 September 2017 00:00

Two Sri Lankan students starting college at Youngstown State University in the Unites States say that their new life has been an adventure, and adjusting to the differences in food, climate and culture has beeneasier than they expected.


Mercury Institute of Management holds Awards Night

Views - 6 Thursday, 7 September 2017 00:00

The Mercury Institute of Management held its Awards Night 2017 at the BMICH on Wednesday 30 August. The Chief Guest was State Minister of Finance Eran Wickramaratne. Here, Rashmi Fernando is seen receiving her UK ACCA Affiliate award from the Minist


ANC Education launches MSc in Clinical & Health Psychology and MBA with Hospitality Management in Sr

Views - 10 Thursday, 7 September 2017 00:00

ANC School of Postgraduate Education announced the launch of its MSc in Clinical and Health Psychology and MBA with Hospitality Management programs in Sri Lanka.


Pakistan to launch Pakistan Alumni Society of Sri Lanka

Views - 8 Thursday, 31 August 2017 00:35

To foster, encourage and promote close relations between the people of Pakistan and Sri Lanka and to provide support to prospective Sri Lankan students going to Pakistan for higher education, the High Commission of Pakistan in Sri Lanka is planning t


More Australian students than ever before to visit Sri Lanka under the New Colombo Plan

Views - 5 Thursday, 31 August 2017 00:00

More Australian students than ever before will head to Sri Lanka in 2018 under the Australian Government’s New Colombo Plan mobility program.


20 Sri Lankans go to India to study Hindi

Views - 7 Thursday, 31 August 2017 00:00

The Government of India has given scholarship for 20 Sri Lankan students to study Hindi at the Kendriya Hindi Sansthan (Central Institute of Hindi), Agra. Hindi is the most popular foreign language in Sri Lanka and is being taught in almost 80 instit


EDEX Mid-Year Expo 2017 on 2-3 September

Views - 11 Thursday, 31 August 2017 00:00

EDEX Mid-Year Expo continues to lead and offer the youth exacting solutions in educational and career aspirations. The fifth annual Mid-Year Expo and Job Fair will be on again at the Sri Lanka Exhibition and Convention Centre (SLECC) on 2 and 3 Septe


Guru.lk signs up with SLT to offer online courses to subscribers

Views - 227 Thursday, 24 August 2017 00:11

Headstart CEO HasithaDela (right) exchanges the agreement with SLT’s Group Chief Marketing Officer AjanthaSeneviratne (centre) and General Manager Product Development and Management PrabhathDahanayake Guru.lk, Sri Lanka&rsqu


Pasindu heads to Truman State

Views - 191 Thursday, 24 August 2017 00:00

Pasindu Tennakoon, another brilliant academic from Lyceum Wattala recently became Scholarships for USA’s (SUSA) latest placement at Truman State University Kirksville Missouri USA. SUSA is the island’s only recruiter who works exclusiv


IESL Toastmasters Club holds 14th installation

Views - 326 Tuesday, 22 August 2017 00:48

The 14th President Installation ceremony of IESL Toastmasters Club was held recently at the Wimalasurendra Auditorium of The Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka at Wijerama Mawatha, Colombo. IESL Toastmasters Club provides a comfortable workspac


i-Ed Australia promotes quality Australian education

Views - 308 Monday, 21 August 2017 00:00

Higher education is of utmost important in a modern competitive world. Therefore, it is also imperative to choose a trusted partner in selecting a study program and university that suits your life goals, budgets and social requirements. 


Experience campus life at SLIIT Open Day

Views - 288 Monday, 21 August 2017 00:00

SLIIT ‘Open Day’ is a special day for prospective students to meet lecturers from five distinct faculties, get an insight from current students, take a tour of the institute to experience the campus life and have their questions on hig


CSCT Campus offers prestigious career pathway

Views - 316 Monday, 21 August 2017 00:00

A few years ago students had limited choice when it came to further education particularly in the private sector. Nowadays, students are spoilt for choice, in fact, one just has to open the newspaper and find hundreds of institutions offe


As rural Sri Lanka dries out, young farmers look for new job options

Views - 437 Thursday, 17 August 2017 00:56

Abandoned fishing boats lay on the banks of the dried Siyambalankkatuwa reservoir in Sri Lanka’s Puttalam District Rajakaruna Amaradasa, 55, walks with one of his cows in search of water on farmland abandoned to droug


UN Youth Envoy Jayathma Wickramanayake strives to make UN an inclusive system for global youth

Views - 442 Thursday, 17 August 2017 00:52

New York: United Nations’ new Youth Envoy, Jayathma Wickramanayake says the global organisation should be an inclusive system for all youth and her goal is to ensure that youth have a place in the United Nations. Speaking to UN News, Wickr


Harnessing the power of technology at Serendib Educational Foundation’s Annual Awards Event

Views - 421 Thursday, 17 August 2017 00:28

Serendib Educational Foundation (SEF) celebrating its 26th year held its Annual Awards Event on 6 August at the Tourist Board Auditorium. This year’s theme ‘The Digital Future’, aims to help increase learning outcomes with techn


NSBM Industry Partnership Ceremony hosts 125+ organisations

Views - 431 Thursday, 17 August 2017 00:26

NSBM Industry Partnership Programmes Evening of Partnership Building and Fellowship together with Prospectus Launching Ceremony was successfully completed under the distinguished patronage of Minister of Skills Development and Vocational Training


Deakin University Nursing Degree made easy at IIHS

Views - 442 Thursday, 17 August 2017 00:20

If you have completed your Advanced Levels and wish to pursue a globally demanded career with great financial benefits enrol now in the Advanced Diploma in General Nursing program offered at International Institute of Health Sciences (IIHS). Very


Biomedical Science Degree from Australia through IIHS

Views - 418 Thursday, 17 August 2017 00:19

The role of Biomedical Scientists include developing and improving medical treatments, vaccines, equipment and techniques involving healthcare and biomedical scientists are widely known for performing and analysing an array of technical procedures


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Turkey could be an additional player in South Asian affairs

Saturday, 23 September 2017

With improvement of ties with Bangladesh after the standoff over the 1971 war crimes trials, and with the strengthening of relations with Pakistan, an economically resurgent and politically ambitious Turkey may become a factor in South Asian affairs


Media Freedom: alive and not so well… is it?

Friday, 22 September 2017

Today the only corpses in sight are those lining the bullpen – critics and social commentators who have fallen asleep at their desks, lulled by a democracy that offers peace but pre-empts justice. Oscar Wilde,


Rise of sustainable electric automobiles and the end of petrol and diesel vehicles

Friday, 22 September 2017

The past three years have been the hottest in recorded history and 2017 is already projected to be hotter than 2016! The cause for this heating up of the planet is clearly due to the excessive burning of fossil fuels.


The cry of ‘export or perish’ becoming real to Sri Lanka

Friday, 22 September 2017

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe speaking at the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) Annual Committee held in Colombo said for Sri Lanka to promote exports and investment, the Government will soon introduce several laws in


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