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

Views - 43 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 - 98 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 - 661 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 - 49 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 - 67 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 - 124 Friday, 8 June 2018 00:00

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


Logo Design Competition to engage with schools at international level

Views - 23 Monday, 21 May 2018 00:00

The Sri Lanka-Australia-New Zealand Business Council (SLANZBC), affiliated to the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce located in Sri Lanka was established in 2001 to promote trade,


Private sector education key to developing tertiary education: Mahinda Samarasinghe

Views - 53 Monday, 21 May 2018 00:00

Ports and Shipping Minister Mahinda Samarasinghe on Sunday said that the private sector will be a major tool for uplifting tertiary education in the country and increasing the number of graduates.


China’s Guangxi exhibits educational facilities to attract Sri Lankan students

Views - 49 Monday, 21 May 2018 00:00

Xinhua: The Study in Guangxi Education Exhibition in Colombo is underway in Colombo, drawing a steady stream of Sri Lankan students wanting to study in China.


Potensure launches mobile app

Views - 54 Monday, 21 May 2018 00:00

Two Sri Lankans who pioneered a company that connects international students to service providers in Australia recently launched their mobile app in Colombo.


Student exchange program between India and Sri Lanka

Views - 49 Monday, 21 May 2018 00:00

The High Commission of India facilitated a Youth Exchange Program for the students of The Lawrence School, Sanawar – India (established in 1847) and Royal College – Colombo (established in 1835).


Korea to provide $ 7.5 million for improvement of education in Kilinochchi District

Views - 29 Monday, 21 May 2018 00:00

Taking a step forward in its endeavours to improve the education sector in the Kilinochchi district since 2011, KOICA has decided to provide grant aid worth $ 7.5 million to renovate a number of schools in Kilinochchi.


Softlogic partners with global pioneer JP-IK to boost ICT education in Sri Lanka

Views - 99 Tuesday, 15 May 2018 00:00

Softlogic Information Technologies Ltd., one of the country’s leading software and hardware solutions providers and a subsidiary of Softlogic Holdings PLC, has partnered with JP-IK, a global pioneer in ICT-based education, to create, integrate and


Digital screens boost learning among rural school children

Views - 163 Tuesday, 15 May 2018 00:00

Pix and text by Shanika Sriyananda The interactive board which has replaced the aged-old blackboard in the class has made the science subject for Grade 11-D students of Taxila Central College, Horana, more interesting. Clear pictures related to the


Moratuwa Uni. Aeronautical Engineering students to compete in IMechE UAS challenge

Views - 98 Tuesday, 15 May 2018 00:00

A team of 10 students from the Aeronautical Engineering Stream of the University of Moratuwa Department of Mechanical Engineering have been selected to represent Sri Lanka at the 2018 IMechE Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) challenge, to be held next


Future very much in the hands of young entrepreneurs: CB Chief

Views - 34 Tuesday, 15 May 2018 00:00

By Shannon Jayawardena Central Bank Governor Indrajit Coomaraswamy last week declared that the future of our country is very much in the hands of young entrepreneurs as they are the key towards success and overall growth. “What has been encouraging


Horizon Campus launches Govt. partnered interest free student loan scheme for 2nd successive year

Views - 92 Tuesday, 8 May 2018 00:00

The Interest Free Higher Education Loan Scheme launched by the MOHE to ease off the financial constraints of higher education for students as well as to provide opportunities for those who miss State University entrance due to capacity constraints, r


YNF to felicitate best performing entrepreneurs under SME program

Views - 29 Tuesday, 8 May 2018 00:00

The Youth to Nation Foundation (YNF), the CSR arm of Ceylon Guardian Investment Trust PLC and Ceylon Investment PLC under the Carson Cumberbatch group of companies, will host a program to felicitate star performers under its Young Entrepreneur Develo


Glitz Biz Quiz 2018 Mercantile Quiz Competition for 6th consecutive year

Views - 171 Tuesday, 8 May 2018 00:00

Glitz Biz Quiz, Sri Lanka’s premier corporate quiz competition organised exclusively for companies in the mercantile sector will be held on Sunday 20 May at the Galadari Hotel from 3 p.m. onwards. Organised by ‘Dashing Events’ for the sixth con


SLIIT partners with leading Australian University La Trobe to offer local students better exposure

Views - 34 Tuesday, 8 May 2018 00:00

By Shannon Jayawardena The Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology (SLIIT) recently partnered with one of Australia’s leading universities, La Trobe, to offer local students better exposure academically and culturally. La Trobe University Vic


High Commission announces scholarships to study in India

Views - 26 Thursday, 26 April 2018 00:00

The High Commission of India in Sri Lanka has announced an offer for the ICCR scholarship for the 2018-2019 academic session. The following is the ICCR scholarship for the 2018-2019 academic session: the Commonwealth Scholarship Scheme where five sl


KIU offers degree programs, diploma and certificate courses in Ayurveda, Acupuncture & Kaatsu

Views - 157 Thursday, 26 April 2018 00:00

The grand Japanese-style building with three red letters KIU (www.kiu.lk) at the top, standing for Kaatsu International for Undergraduate Studies, located in Malabe, is a higher education institute accredited to the Ministry of Higher Education and r


LB Finance promotes ‘Pragathi’ educational loan

Views - 158 Thursday, 26 April 2018 00:00

The ‘Pragathi’ degree loan by LB Finance now offers the most flexible educational loan scheme to make the path to obtaining a degree more convenient. This loan scheme is specially designed to support every financial need of a student, starting f


Pakistan’s Jinnah Scholarships for Lankan students

Views - 109 Thursday, 26 April 2018 00:00

The Pakistani Government, through its High Commission in Sri Lanka, has awarded scholarships to 182 meritorious Sri Lankan A Level students under the prestigious Jinnah Scholarship program. The award ceremony was held at the Bandaranaike Memorial Int


Road to IELTS to prepare test-takers

Views - 59 Thursday, 26 April 2018 00:00

By Divya Thotawatte Road to IELTS Institutional Version, the online test preparation tool developed by the British Council in collaboration with ClarityEnglish, was launched yesterday at the British Council. Road to IELTS is an online preparation and


ISIC Sri Lanka launches online platform dedicated for students and youth

Views - 71 Wednesday, 11 April 2018 00:00

The International Student Identity Card (ISIC), a UNESCO endorsed lifestyle and photo identity card for students and youth launched its new website www.isic.lk in Colombo recently.


SLT PEO TV unveils Education on Demand (EOD)

Views - 58 Wednesday, 11 April 2018 00:00

At present education for children plays an important role in our day-to-day life. Providing additional support for young learners


K. Sivagananathan Memorial Trust distributes awards to meritorious students

Views - 89 Wednesday, 11 April 2018 00:00

The 16th Annual K. Sivagananathan Memorial Trust (KSMT) Awards ceremony was held recently at the Bank of Ceylon Auditorium.


Govt. to set up Higher Institute of Technology in partnership with University of California

Views - 90 Wednesday, 4 April 2018 00:00

The Government has signed an agreement to set up a Higher Institute of Technology, with the University of California (UC) in Berkeley which is ranked among the top 10 in the world.


PIBT forms partnership with Leeds Trinity University

Views - 75 Wednesday, 4 April 2018 00:00

Business and technology educator Pioneer Institute of Business & Technology (PIBT) celebrated the milestone 12-year


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