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

Views - 218 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 - 30 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 - 47 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 - 59 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 - 139 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 - 16 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 - 345 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 - 23 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 - 55 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 - 58 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 - 82 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 - 30 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 - 121 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 - 68 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 - 100 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 - 22 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 - 55 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 - 135 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 - 46 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 - 41 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 - 45 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 - 95 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 - 100 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 - 61 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 - 82 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 - 24 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


PYMUN: model UN gets off the ground in Puttalam

Views - 107 Friday, 12 January 2018 00:00

Year 2017 came to a great close for the energetic and committed youth of Puttalam as they wrapped up their proceedings of their first model United Nations


Kaneesha recounts her journey at Indian Hills Community College, Ottumwa Iowa

Views - 63 Thursday, 11 January 2018 00:00

Kaneesha Dawood, an alumnus from Lyceum International Panadura, reached Scholarships for USA seeking admissions to a US university accredited, reputed and affordable. Out of many offers SUSA was able to attract (from Montana to Pennsylvania and from


Bachelor in Biomedical Science from MSU

Views - 57 Thursday, 11 January 2018 00:00

Medicine and healthcare is becoming increasingly sophisticated, biomedical science has today become a dynamic and fascinating field, where important and dramatic contributions to the improvement of human health are being made. With the growth of this


Sri Lanka’s largest education exhibition and job fair, EDEX Expo to mark 15 years

Views - 221 Thursday, 11 January 2018 00:00

By Shannon Jayawardena Sri Lanka’s largest education exhibition and job fair, EDEX Expo will be celebrating 15 years this year with its annual fair which is to be held from the 19-21 January 2018 at BMICH. Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe is to


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In the desert of Tamil films, actor Sivaji Ganesan was an oasis

Saturday, 22 September 2018

‘Indian Film,’ first published in 1963 and co-authored by former Columbia University Professor Erik Barnouw and his student Dr. Subrahmanyam Krishnaswamy, is considered a seminal study of the evolution and growth of Indian cinema. The book is cit


Imran may turn blind eye to blasphemy law and persecution of Ahmadiyyas

Saturday, 22 September 2018

There are clear signs that Pakistan’s freshly minted Prime Minister, Imran Khan, will make a sincere effort to reduce corruption and maladministration in the domestic sphere. In foreign affairs he is likely to make a brave attempt to mend fences wi


The rate of exchange, capital flight and the Central Bank

Friday, 21 September 2018

The Central Bank (CBSL) exists for the sole purpose of price stability. Its controls on the financial system and monetary policy exist to maintain price stability. As put forth many times by the Governor, the failing of the CBSL to control inflation


Red flag over the Sri Lankan Navy

Friday, 21 September 2018

Shocking story Rusiripala, a former banker in Sri Lanka, who has taken to writing in Daily FT, is perturbed by the red flag I have raised (Daily FT article 18 September) over the shocking charge that our Navy had operated a ransom gang that had abduc


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