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Lyceum Deputy Coordinating Principal Kumarasinghe clinches Education Leadership Award

Views - 23 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 - 149 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 - 73 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 - 216 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 - 36 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 - 35 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 - 23 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 - 27 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 - 25 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 - 120 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 - 84 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 - 97 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 - 30 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 - 35 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 - 27 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 - 44 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 - 248 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 - 78 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 - 224 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 - 867 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 - 27 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 - 64 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 - 25 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 - 21 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 - 41 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 - 95 Friday, 8 June 2018 00:00

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


Over 50% pass rate at CA Sri Lanka’s Executive Level March 2018 exam

Views - 627 Friday, 8 June 2018 00:00

The Executive Level March 2018 exam of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka) has seen a pass rate of over 50%.


Mobitel powers Kotiyak Vatina Adahasak Season 2 as it culminates to a grand finale

Views - 48 Friday, 8 June 2018 00:00

Kotiyak Vatina Adahas’ Season 2 grand finale will be aired on Sirasa TV on 15 June at 9 p.m. Sri Lanka’s first-ever innovation


Hilton Colombo Residences participates in Hilton’s largest annual global career initiative

Views - 64 Friday, 8 June 2018 00:00

Hilton Colombo Residences joined in to support Hilton Global’s annual global career event, ‘Careers@Hilton Week’ with


ESOFT’s 2018 MBA class treated to special session with Kishu Gomes

Views - 120 Friday, 8 June 2018 00:00

Sri Lanka’s largest private sector higher education network, ESOFT Metro Campus, demonstrated its commitment to inclusive


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Wednesday, 21 November 2018

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Wednesday, 21 November 2018

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Wednesday, 21 November 2018

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Wednesday, 21 November 2018

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