Names of delegates (from left): Representative for University Placement in the USA Wan, Coordinating Secretary to President Maithripala Sirisena Shiral Lakthilaka, Malaysian High Commissioner Wan Zaidi Wan Abdullah, Deputy Speaker and Chairman of Committees Thilanga Sumathipala, American Institute of Merit (AIM) Chief Executive Officer/Chief Academic Officer Dr. Nuraj I. Rajapakse, Brighton ADP Chief Academic Officer Dr. Chandra Mathy Birapan, KDU College, Malaysia Deputy Vice Chancellor, Academic Dr. Hon Wei Min, Brighton ADP Marketing Manager Chris Barker and JB Securities Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director Murtaza Jafferjee
Taking education to new heights and across the breadth of the world, the American Institute of Merit (AIM) opens its campus doors to potential students in Sri Lanka. Those who seek exceptional academic standards as well as boundless opportunity to advance their knowledge will find AIM to be the ideal solution that will fast track their needs. AIM is affiliated to KDU College in Malaysia. A university with a strong history, KDU Malaysia has been in operation delivering the American Degree Transfer program (ADP) for over 32 years enabling students to transfer to highly ranked universities across the United States and other countries such as Canada, UK, Australia and New Zealand.
The guaranteed transfer option to 25 universities in the US and Canada and other prestigious institutes across the globe, is also a salient feature of the institute which will be opening up a plethora of prospects for the students. Offering study options in Business, Science, Engineering, Liberal Arts and Humanities, AIM presents a vast array of concentrated majors that range from Architecture to the Social Sciences which gives students access to varied pathways. AIM CEO/CAO Dr. Nuraj I. Rajapakse shared his thoughts on the establishment of the institute stating that they believe in ‘Quality education at an affordable cost that makes students truly future-ready, especially in a time and age that a solid edification is vital to successful careers’. KDU College Malaysia Principal and CEO Susan Ooi offered her best wishes at the momentous occasion,
“We are excited to offer a world class education to Sri Lankan students and look forward to welcoming more American Degree Transfer Program (ADP) students who have all the experience and intelligence they need to get ahead in a competitive and fast paced world.” T he Am e r i c a n Institute of Merit had its grand unveiling on 17 July in Nawala, housed in a central and convenient location which includes ample parking as well as modern amenities which will help students keep pace with changing education trends and requirements.
These facilities include libraries; laboratories and an English Language Teaching Centre which will equip students with the tools that they need to build a solid foundation. Helping to cement that foundation is the exceptional faculty that has been handpicked to develop the minds of the exclusive groups of classes in which individual attention can be given to each student. Possessing the necessary qualifications to guide and mentor the students, the esteemed panel employs a combination of innovative teaching techniques and practical real world knowledge, and is a vital pillar in the framework of what makes AIM an outstanding education provider. T he Am e r i c a n Institute of Merit is located at No. 7, 8th Lane, Nawala Road, Nawala and more information on their comprehensive courses and degrees can be found on the official website www.aimlk-edu. com and also by calling 0777139417.