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SLIIT pioneers revolutionary Data Science Degree

Views - 174 Wednesday, 28 February 2018 00:00

SLIIT has launched an innovative degree program aligned to meet emerging needs in IT industry in a rapidly-changing world.


AAT Sri Lanka shows winning pathway for ultimate academic and professional destinations

Views - 60 Thursday, 22 February 2018 00:00

AAT Sri Lanka has become a household name and is the 1st professional choice of students who sit for G.C.E. (O/L). AAT is one of the most sought-after professional courses to which registrations are accepted with pending O/L results. The qualificatio


SLTC’s ENTECH scholarship-awarding ceremony to be held this week

Views - 37 Thursday, 22 February 2018 00:00

The merit-based scholarship-awarding ceremony by the Sri Lanka Technological Campus (SLTC) for Engineering and Technology students will be held on 25 February at the BMICH, Colombo. The ENTECH scholarships are awarded to motivate and encourage youth


Call to change educational practices to allow future generations to tackle climate change

Views - 32 Thursday, 22 February 2018 00:00

For the remainder of the 21st century and beyond, climate change poses an existential threat to humanity. Under the 2015 Paris Climate Agreement, the world’s nations agreed to keep global temperature rises to within 2 degrees above pre-industrial l


Merchant Navy profession now open to GCE A/L technology stream students: Merchant Shipping Secretari

Views - 584 Thursday, 22 February 2018 00:00

The Merchant Shipping Secretariat – Ministry of Ports and Shipping has taken the initiative to broaden the entry criteria for Merchant Navy Cadet Officer training to include GCE A/L Technology stream students, in a bid to create more opportunities


‘The next level of knowledge power’ from Manipal University

Views - 42 Thursday, 22 February 2018 00:00

World acclaimed Manipal Global, through their fully owned subsidiary GlobalNxt University (GNU) of Malaysia, have signed with IIHE to offer a Doctoral program in Business Administration (DBA). The GNU Doctorate in Business Administration which is equ


AAT calls for registrations for July exams

Views - 65 Thursday, 15 February 2018 00:00

New registrations for AAT Sri Lanka 2018 July Examinations of are now being accepted. The association wishes to invite all students who wish to achieve more in their lives to get registered with AAT at their earliest possible convenience. AAT is a pr


AMDT launches Creative Career Courses

Views - 129 Thursday, 15 February 2018 00:00

Expanding the Sri Lankan creative industry to the global Creative community The Academy of Multimedia Design & Technology (AMDT) accelerates along while working to provide you the best opportunities to live a passionate life, doing what you love fo


Polymath College opens to offer intl. personality with Sri Lankan identity

Views - 382 Thursday, 15 February 2018 00:00

Polymath College in Nawinna, Maharagama is not yet another ordinary international school. It is extra ordinary. ‘Polymath’ means – ‘Having learned much’ in Greek or ‘Universal Man’ in Latin. It has been commenced with a great intention


Transform your career prospects with top MBA and Ph.D programs from MSU

Views - 21 Thursday, 15 February 2018 00:00

The needs of the working world are changing. The edge now goes to people with advanced and specialised real-world knowledge that you will earn and experience with the MBA or PhD offered by MSU, one of the leading universities in Malaysia and also bot


ANC opens first branch campus in Kandy; plans 10 more

Views - 479 Thursday, 8 February 2018 00:00

ANC, an educational conglomerate specialising in providing the best of international undergraduate and postgraduate education through its partnerships with some of the leading universities world-wide and offering multiple options to its students, ope


NTU Singapore ranked among Asia’s Top 5 for third year running

Views - 35 Thursday, 8 February 2018 00:00

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) has retained its position among Asia’s Top 5 universities in the Times Higher Education Asia University Rankings released this week. This is the third consecutive year that NTU has been ra


Youngstown State University to help Lankan students fulfil their dreams

Views - 65 Thursday, 8 February 2018 00:00

By Shannon Jayawardena Scholarships for USA, a Sri Lankan based program that sends middle class students with the determination to gain higher education to USA, recently joined hands with Youngstown State University. Scholarships for USA co-founder P


IPS highlights importance of developing skills in Sri Lankan graduates

Views - 78 Friday, 2 February 2018 00:00

While Sri Lanka has been performing well at the primary education level, significant policy gaps exist when it comes


Neptune Edification to position itself as the leading finance education provider in the Central Prov

Views - 117 Friday, 2 February 2018 00:00

The leading player in Kandy for ACCA education Neptune Edification, is celebrating six years of successful operation


Dr. Myers from Youngstown State University Ohio meets SLIIT, Asian Intl. and Lyceum administrators

Views - 43 Friday, 2 February 2018 00:00

Dr. Nathan Myers, the Associate Provost of International Initiatives at Youngstown State University Ohio, spoke to leading


Earl and Countess of Wessex strengthen UK-Sri Lankan education partnership

Views - 137 Friday, 2 February 2018 00:00

The Earl of Wessex Prince Edward together with his wife the Countess of Wessex Sophie arrived in Sri Lanka for the celebrations


Lashan and Hasitha shine in studies

Views - 87 Thursday, 25 January 2018 00:00

By Shamzeer Jaleel Two outstanding sportsman from Trinity College, Lashan Wijesuriya and Hasitha Boyagoda, both did well in their recently-concluded GCE A/L examinations when they obtained 3 A passes in the Commerce Stream. Lashan represented Trinit


Moir students offered places at Oxford and Cambridge

Views - 144 Thursday, 25 January 2018 00:00

Students from Elizabeth Moir School have been offered places at both Oxford and Cambridge Universities this year. These are among the first of what the school expects to be a bumper crop of places at top universities for a class that achieved the bes


KIU commences the new academic year

Views - 29 Thursday, 25 January 2018 00:00

The inauguration ceremony of the third batch including BSc. Hons in Biomedical Science, BSc. Hons in Psychology, BSc. Hons in Medical Science in Acupuncture, Bachelor of Management Hors in Human Resources, Accounting and Marketing was held on the f J


MSU and MSI degree programs facilitate international education for individual enhancement

Views - 156 Thursday, 25 January 2018 00:00

Management & Science University (MSU) Malaysia, the QS Asian World Ranking University in Sri Lanka recognised by the University Grants Commission (UGC) and Sri Lankan Medical Council (SLMC), is offering its Diploma and (Hons) Degree programs leading


Education Ministry signs MoU with SEC

Views - 169 Thursday, 25 January 2018 00:00

The Ministry of Education (MOE) yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Securities and Exchange Commission of Sri Lanka (SEC) to formalise the provision of trilingual financial education among school teachers and students in Sri


SLTC offers merit-based youth excellence scholarships for engineering degree programs

Views - 86 Thursday, 18 January 2018 00:00

The Sri Lanka Technological Campus (SLTC) has introduced a merit-based scholarship program for engineering and technology degrees to students who have excelled at their Advanced Level examinations. The ENTECH Youth Excellence Scholarships will rewar


SLIIT and Hemas Manufacturing in partnership to boost education

Views - 60 Thursday, 18 January 2018 00:00

Uplifting higher education to a new, more efficient, effective, superior level, SLIIT and Hemas Manufacturing Ltd. signed a MOU on educational co-operation between the two organisations. The new partnership between the two entities will help provide


Stanford MBA students visit Aitken Spence on study visit to Sri Lanka

Views - 59 Thursday, 18 January 2018 00:00

30 MBA students and several professors from Stanford University visited Aitken Spence PLC as a part an intensive study tour to Sri Lanka, recently. The students’ visit was aimed at gaining a deep understanding of how Sri Lanka was healing from the


Colombo School of Business and Management offers scholarships for school leavers to be groomed as ne

Views - 328 Thursday, 18 January 2018 00:00

The Colombo School of Business and Management (CSBM), a certificate awarding institution under the Tertiary and Vocational Education Commission of Sri Lanka, is offering attractive scholarships for school leavers to be groomed as next generation corp


AAT students to top the country and districts at A/L 2017

Views - 229 Friday, 12 January 2018 00:00

According to the recently issued results of the GCE Advanced Level Examination 2017, the AAT students have been able to perform exceptionally well obtaining flying colours with noticeable island and district ranks.


NTB supports University of Colombo students through multiple engagements on Personal Resilience and

Views - 77 Friday, 12 January 2018 00:00

Recognising the importance of industry-university partnerships in preparing the youth for the future, Nations Trust Bank made


CA Sri Lanka scholarships for the top three commerce achievers at the 2017 GCE Advanced Level exam

Views - 109 Friday, 12 January 2018 00:00

The top three achievers in the commerce stream at the 2017 GCE Advanced Level exam were recently awarded with scholarships from the Institute


Youth are the leaders of today

Views - 38 Friday, 12 January 2018 00:00

International Youth Alliance for Peace (IYAP) truly a youth led movement is counting its successful fourth year. In marking this celebration let me share with you


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Discipline and the devil’s disciples

Monday, 18 February 2019

That coach who repeatedly slapped a boy under his care has generated a storm of controversy on social media. On one side are aunties, bleeding hearts, civil rights champions et al who are outraged or at the very least shocked or surprised. On the oth


SL growth profile: Arrest moving down the staircase immediately to avoid hard landing on the floor

Monday, 18 February 2019

Strong message in the Sri Lanka Development Update 2019 Sri Lanka Development Update for 2019 was released by the World Bank last week. This document contains a review by the bank’s residential staff of the present state of the country’s economy


Prudential banking and saga of MTD Walkers

Monday, 18 February 2019

The matters referred to in the article under this title published in the Daily FT (15 February) are spotlighted in more detail under this scrutiny. While the general attention of the public remains more focused on recently arrested underworld kingpin


Minister Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe’s empty rant

Monday, 18 February 2019

Minister Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe (WR) has joined President Sirisena’s reckless verbal onslaught on the Constitutional Council (CC) that was set up by the 19th Amendment (Daily Mirror 15 February). I use “verbal onslaught” intentionally since, as


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