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Deakin University Nursing Degree made easy at IIHS

Views - 448 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 - 426 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

Wisdom starts registrations for first intake of CIMA MBA

Views - 488 Thursday, 17 August 2017 00:18

As much as the unique blue building stands out among the many structures of the Station Road of Kollupitiya, Wisdom Business Academy stands out as a giant among the many institutes in the field of higher education in Sri Lanka. From its humble beg

DATS holds Graduation 2017

Views - 815 Friday, 4 August 2017 00:00

The 26th graduation ceremony of the DIMO Academy for Technical Skills (DATS) was held recently at the Auditorium of the company’s state of the art Mercedes-Benz Centre; DIMO 800. Established in 1990, DATS, in cooperation with Daimler AG ha

EDB promotes Sri Lankan education services in Nepal

Views - 832 Friday, 4 August 2017 00:00

The EDB facilitated the Sri Lankan educational services exports sector to participate in the 11th ECAN Education Fair which was held in Nepal from 20-23 July, providing information, coordination and financial assistance under the EDB Market Develo

No tuition policy at Colombo School of Arts and Sciences guarantees results!

Views - 946 Friday, 4 August 2017 00:00

The last five and a half decades has witnessed a growing trend in Sri Lanka in the form of a tuition culture. There are several factors that have been responsible for this, with the foremost being the population growth which rose from 9.8 million

CISI’s Education Trust Awards 2017: Inspiring futures

Views - 1559 Thursday, 27 July 2017 00:13

Nilukshi Jayawardena receiving her certificate from CISI Chief Executive Simon Culhane Chartered FCSI   The Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI) launched its inaugural Global Education Trust Awar

NDB together with British Council awards 200 English teachers

Views - 1022 Thursday, 27 July 2017 00:12

NDB Director, CEO Dimantha Seneviratne handing over certificates NDB together with British Council awarded the successful candidates who completed the ‘English for Teaching’ training program. The ceremony was held at t

SLIIT provides standard of higher education employers seek

Views - 1089 Thursday, 27 July 2017 00:09

Parents in Sri Lanka place high emphasis on higher education for their child that will ensure a lucrative career with job satisfaction. SLIIT is an institute that understands this important need and is able to provide students with not only learni

Damshike becomes SUSA’s latest placement at Indian Hills Community College, USA

Views - 1033 Thursday, 27 July 2017 00:05

Damshike Piyasena with Scholarships for USA Director Priyanthi Dissanayake at Water’s Edge   Damshike Piyasena, an alumnus of Asian International (AIS) becomes Scholarships for USA’s (SUSA) latest placemen

Edulink launches unique postgraduate diploma as route to MBAs of University of Northampton

Views - 1209 Thursday, 13 July 2017 00:00

  Designed as a route to the leading world class MBA from the University of Northampton (UK), the ATHE Postgraduate Diploma in Strategic Management, which is a globally recognised postgraduate qualification, has been launched

IIT Careers Day provides opportunities for leading companies to employ talented graduates

Views - 1241 Thursday, 13 July 2017 00:00

  The Informatics Institute of Technology (IIT), a pioneer in providing British higher education in Information Technology and Business in Sri Lanka, recently held its annual ‘Careers Day’ at BMICH.  The II

AOD shares insights on ‘design’ as career choice with ‘Design Experience Day 2017’

Views - 1158 Thursday, 13 July 2017 00:00

  Get introduced to a career in design with some of today’s biggest prospects at AOD’s Design Experience Day 2017 on Saturday, 15 July at AOD, 29, Lauries Road, Colombo 4 between 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., with free entry;

Three more graduate from Hills

Views - 1143 Tuesday, 11 July 2017 00:00

Minoli Amaratunga, Sawin Jayasekera and Dharani Matharage (pictured from left) recently graduated from Indian Hills Community College (IHCC) in Ottumwa Iowa USA. Minoli and Dharani are alumni of Sirimavo whilst Sawin is of Asian Internati

Applications called for Advance Diploma in Journalism

Views - 1185 Tuesday, 11 July 2017 00:00

The Sri Lanka College of Journalism (SLCJ) has commenced registering students for Advance Diploma in Journalism which will commence on 9 July. The diploma classes will be held on weekends and it will be a one-year course.  The four core sub

Pathfinder Foundation to develop work program with Sichuan University of China

Views - 1133 Tuesday, 11 July 2017 00:00

Following a fact-finding tour undertaken by a team of academics representing the prestigious Sichuan University (SCU) in April at the invitation of the Pathfinder Foundation (PF), a three-member PF delegation visited SCU recently with a view to ex

Colombo Uni. English Language Teaching Unit hosts Intl.l Research Symposium on English as a Second L

Views - 1079 Tuesday, 11 July 2017 00:00

Registration now open for proposal submission and participation The rise of English as a global lingua franca has encouraged more innovative, reflective and rigorous research into the area of second-language studies in Sri Lanka. In order

Roadmap to interactive teaching: Workshop for Sri Lankan teachers by UK academics

Views - 1062 Tuesday, 11 July 2017 00:00

A workshop has been exclusively designed for teachers in order to expand the knowledge on their current teaching practice and participate in more stimulating interactive teaching methods that have a significant effective outcome on studen

Commercial Credit powers ‘Future Minds 2017’

Views - 1080 Tuesday, 11 July 2017 00:00

From left: Commercial Credit and Finance PLC Senior Manager Educational Loans Jayalath Malwenna, Future Minds 2017 Advisor Chathura Lakindu, Nalanda College Principal Thilak Waththuhewa and Minister of Skills Development and Vocational Tr

BOC’s Ran Kekulu Grade 5 Scholarship Awards for 2016 concludes successfully

Views - 1257 Thursday, 6 July 2017 00:00

  BOC’s Ran Kekulu Grade 5 Scholarship Awards – 2016 national event recently concluded successfully at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH) Colombo on Thursday 22 June. This was organise

Aspirations International Education Exhibition 2017 this weekend

Views - 1159 Thursday, 6 July 2017 00:00

Leading the way in assuring placement for aspiring scholars in over 30 universities and institutions overseas, Aspirations International Education Exhibition 2017 will be held on 8 and 9 July, from 10 am to 5 pm at the Hilton, Colombo for the 11th

Microsoft commends for ‘smart schools’ project

Views - 1174 Thursday, 6 July 2017 00:00

  Sri Lanka’s successful transformation of 65 schools into ‘smart schools’ capable of deploying digital learning protocols, is to be showcased in the Asia Pacific region by Microsoft. The global technology

New UN Youth Envoy Jayathma speaks out

Views - 1232 Tuesday, 4 July 2017 00:00

      Jayathma Wickramanayake, who has been appointed the new UN Envoy on Youth by United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres, recently spoke her heart out on her role. Born in 1990, Wickramanay

CA Sri Lanka’s BSc in Applied Accounting Degree marks highest-ever intake in 2017

Views - 896 Monday, 3 July 2017 00:00

The BSc. Applied Accounting Degree offered by CA Sri Lanka which has gained much respect and popularity amongst students and employers within a short span of time, recorded the highest ever intake this year, with over 500 students including foreig

Neptune Edification celebrates 5 years of market success

Views - 876 Monday, 3 July 2017 00:00

  Neptune Director Administration Krishni Balasubramaniam Building on its successful story of academic excellence, Neptune Edification (NEP), the learning experience destination, premier ACCA learning provider an

INSEE-IESL Concrete Challenge boosts engineering skills of university students

Views - 857 Monday, 3 July 2017 00:00

From left: IESL Vice President and Ceylon Electricity Board Project Director Dr. Kamal Laksiri, IESL President Elect and University of Moratuwa Department of Civil Engineering Senior lecturer Prof. Niranjanie Ratnayake, IESL President and Ceylon E

India assists in developing Kilinochchi campus

Views - 616 Monday, 3 July 2017 00:00

In a ceremony held on 30 June, the faculty of Agriculture and faculty of Engineering of Kilinochchi campus of University of Jaffna were dedicated by Minister of  Higher Education and Highways Lakshman  Kiriella, High Commissione

Sri Lanka Technological Campus starts registration of engineering students

Views - 792 Wednesday, 28 June 2017 00:00

Completing its second successful year since launching in 2014, the Sri Lanka Technological Campus (SLTC) has opened registrations for new applicants for its September 2017 intake creating opportunities for talented Sri Lankan students to obtain a

SLIIT Business School contributes to building influential network of future business leaders

Views - 774 Wednesday, 28 June 2017 00:00

A head of a Business Faculty has a complex role; to work as a catalyst to build curricula and supportive programs compatible with current and future business landscapes. SLIIT Business School Department of Business Management Head Mano Weligodapol

Over 300 students from Next Campus graduate from 3 prestigious partner universities

Views - 751 Wednesday, 28 June 2017 00:00

Adding over 300 young men and women to its large base of global alumni from three illustrious universities that include Teesside University (UK), Birmingham City University (UK) and Mahatma Gandhi University (India), NEXT Campus held its annual gr

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Is Iran a threat to global peace?

Saturday, 18 November 2017

The aim of this article is to explore Iran’s nuclear program and its consequences throughout the world. Iran one of the nuclear power countries in the Middle East, which has brought very grave concern to the US.

Maldives forcefully voices plight of small island states at climate change conference

Saturday, 18 November 2017

The plight of small island states was forcefully voiced by Maldivian Minister for Environment and Energy Thoriq Ibrahim at the 23rd Conference of Parties to the UN Convention on Climate Change (COP23) being held in Bonn, Germany.

The Blue Green Budget of the Unity Government

Friday, 17 November 2017

The Budget proposals of the Unity Government under the theme ‘Blue Green Budget’ for the fiscal year 2018 are expected to support the achievement of medium-term targets such as Per Capita Income of $ 5,000

Starship budgets and the “Bicycle Brigade”

Friday, 17 November 2017

One has only to read the wide and varied responses to Budget 2018 (B18) to realise how fissured our society is.

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