19 September 2017

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From both a military and a civilian capacity, it’s hard to argue with the statement that Rick Rescorla is one of the greatest heroes in modern American history. This is pretty impressive, especially considering that he was British.

18 September 2017

The Overseas School of Colombo will be celebrating its sixtieth anniversary in September 2017. An anniversary is a time to celebrate the joys of the present, the memories of the past and the hopes of the future. It is apt therefore to look back at the journey that the school took on its way to become one of the premier international schools in Sri Lanka.


03 April 2017

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It is always a happy and gratifying occasion when a former student visits the alma mater on invitation to make a presentation to the current students. It was a joyous union of Angeline Ondaatjie and the Overseas School of Colombo, when she visited the school to speak to its senior students on the US University application procedure.

03 April 2017

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In keeping with its motto of “Unity in Diversity", the Overseas School of Colombo sponsored the 23rd session of the Colombo Model United Nations 2017 conference a.k.a COMUN 2017 from March 3rd to March 5th.The conference hosted approximately 500 students from Sri Lanka and the American School of Bombay. Led by the brilliant Executive Committee of 26, the conference theme

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“On Friday 24th March the Grade 12 Visual Arts Graduate Exhibition opened at the Overseas School of Colombo. Young Artists, Charlie Barron, Amira Suhayb and Ariana Zimmermanns presented the culmination of almost 2 years of work from the International Baccalaureate Visual Arts course. Developing artworks centered around a conceptual focus, these students conceived and created

03 April 2017

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Lukas Hettiaratchi an Overseas School student was one of the five athletes representing Sri Lanka in the ASIAN Winter games. The Asian winter games 2017 was the eighth winter games, held in Sapporo from 19 till 26 February 2017.Lukas competed in multiple events 1.4 k classic cross country skiing sprint and 10 K classic cross country skiing.

20 February 2017

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It goes without saying that the UK’s higher education system is world famous. From shaping government policy to working with artists and scientists and affecting every aspect of lifein the UK.

20 February 2017

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A new partnership has been formed between European and African researchers to develop an AIDS vaccine that can be used to prevent infection with different strains of HIV worldwide.

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Shine as a leader and powerful public speaker

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Slipping with their fulminous flippers,

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Qualified physiotherapists can work in a wide range of community and hospital settings and have a high professional demand worldwide.

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Biomedical Sciences programs are specifically designed for students who are interested in the Biological Sciences and its practical applications, particularly in the areas of health care and research.

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A new Professional Programme for accountants and managers in the hotel and tourism industry was launched by the Institute of Certified Management Accountants of Sri Lanka (CMA) and the Sri Lanka Institute of Hospitality & Tourism Management (SLITHM) in December 2016.

20 February 2017

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The purpose of this article is to put forward some ideas to help with the teaching of addition.

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The Sri Lankan Alumni from Swinburne University of Technology gathered at a reunion cocktail at the Nawaloka College of Higher Studies (NCHS).

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Seven eminent figures from the fields of law, history, architecture, medicine, science and music will be awarded honorary degrees from Oxford University this summer, subject to approval by Congregation.

19 February 2017

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Shanthi House emerged winners at the annual Sports Meet 2017 of Devi Balika Vidyalaya held at the Henry Pedris ground in Havelock Town last week. The victorious Shanthi House finished on top overcoming

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Wadduwa Central College girls scored an easy 107-run victory over Mahanama Navodya Girls in their inaugural cricket match at the Panadura Esplanade on Thursday.

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Offering a staggering 50% scholarship on Information Technology and Software Engineering programs, the Lanka Nippon BizTech Institute (LNBTI) is leading the way in making higher education accessible for all

19 February 2017

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While the Potter books have been published in at least 70 linguists and dialects, it is surely the first time one of the books has been translated line-by-line into many different languages.

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