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UTS Insearch Sri Lanka (Colombo) Open Day on 1 Feb.

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The inaugural UTS Insearch Sri Lanka Open Day is on 1 February at the Campus in Thurstan Road Colombo


Discover more about the state-of-the-art facilities at UTS in Sydney

UTS Insearch Sri Lanka, a fully-owned entity of the University of Technology Sydney, is holding its inaugural Open Day on Saturday, 1 February.  

Prospective students, family, friends and all interested parties will have the opportunity to view its state-of-the-art premises, interact with college staff and students and learn everything the college has to offer – including the extensive scholarship opportunities both in Colombo and Sydney.

UTS has the enviable ranking of Australia’s number one Young University and has a world ranking of 140. 

Meet the Australian Principal Ms Alison Hiscox.at Open Day

UTS Insearch Sri Lanka commenced its Diploma programs in October 2019 and is now preparing to launch two exciting new programs from semester one 2020.  

Commencing 16 March, the UTS Foundation Studies program will be offered, successful completion of which provides students with a pathway to any undergraduate degree at UTS in Sydney, or to a UTS Insearch diploma in Colombo or Sydney. The college will also commence its Academic English programs, which are recognised as meeting English entry requirements at many Australian and international universities.

Visitors can learn more about all programs at the Open Day on Saturday 1 February from 1 to 6 p.m.  Opportunities to tour the new, purpose-built campus, and to talk to current students and discover campus life will be available. The campus is centrally located at 38 Thurstan Road, Colombo.

Information will be provided about scholarships available for top-performing students in Sri Lanka, as well as those available on transfer to UTS Sydney. The transfer process for students planning to articulate from their diploma in Sri Lanka to their second year in Business, Engineering, or IT at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) will also be explained.

UTS Insearch Sri Lanka’s Australian Principal Alison Hiscox, will be speaking on the day and says visitors should feel free to ask questions. “We will have representatives to talk about our courses, including UTS Foundation Studies, Business, Information Technology, and Engineering,” she says. 

Current student Vishnie says UTS Insearch is helping her reach her goals

“It’s also great opportunity to find out what it’s like to study in Sydney, one of the world’s top 10 student cities, and experience a virtual reality demonstration of the state-of-the-art facilities at UTS.” 

Vishnie, who is currently studying her Diploma of Engineering at UTS Insearch Sri Lanka, says: “My desire to study at one of Australia’s top universities has brought me here. UTS Insearch is helping me reach my goals by providing a pathway program that allows me to transfer to my undergraduate degree course in Australia from second-year. Doing your first-year in your home country helps you adapt to the Australian teaching method and develop confidence.”

“I have already developed skills such as team building, communication and time management [which is] moulding me to handle any situation by adapting myself to face the environment and teaching techniques used in Australia. I’m confident that I have developed my capabilities and competencies to handle various job roles and upcoming challenges in future,” says Vishnie.

UTS is a dynamic and innovative university, ranked 1st as Australia’s top young university in the 2019 QS Top 50 under 50, and is ranked 140th in the world overall – reflecting its strength in employability, research, teaching and internationalisation.  

Students who successfully complete their first year at UTS Insearch Sri Lanka can go on to complete their UTS degree in the heart of Sydney, Australia.

Register to attend Open Day or book a campus tour by calling 0774 775 774 now. The Rs. 100,000 registration fee for commencing students will be waived for any student who applies at the Open Day.

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