With the sudden influx in educational institutes in Sri Lanka, there are a number of questions that students, parents and potential investors want answered. It is a given fact that in today’s world one of the most important requirements for climbing the corporate ladder is a recognised qualification from a recognised University.

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University of St Mark & St John has over 170 years of heritage, tradition, academic excellence and experience working in partnership with higher education institutions to offer a broad range of collaborative higher education programmes.

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Burhani Serendib School proudly hosts Keep Moving Movement –‘Learning to Teach, Teaching to Learn’ coordinated by the Interact Club of Burhani Serendib School.

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When one looks at global business dynamics and the demand for talented human resources, the employment projection shows an increase during the next decade for popular jobs held by people with unique degrees. 

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The Access Certificate in English Language Teaching (ACE) with international benchmarks from City and Guilds, International,   UK, is one of the key courses on offer at the Rainbow Institute of Communication and English (www.rainbow.lk)

The Institute of Personnel Management Sri Lanka (IPM), the nation’s leader in human resource management (HRM) training, recently diversified its services to include Human Resource Development (HRD) training. IPM will be providing HRD training through its latest course: the National Diploma in Training and Human Resource Development (NDTHRD), commencing from 20 October 2013.

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“Thatu Salanna Idaharinna” – a stage drama by the students of Kalutara district schools was staged on 20th September, 2013 with the patronage of Holy Cross College Prefect's Union

A drama workshop and a stage show has been initiated by the Holy Cross College, which counts 112 years of glorious history for trusted excellence in the field of education towards young generation of Sri Lanka.

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Established on 23rd September 1957, Overseas Children’s School, as it was then known, commenced with just 9 students, to provide an international education to Diplomats and expats children. The first ever international school in Sri Lanka, it was located in Queens Road, Coninston Place, Mutthiah Road and finally in 1983 was set up in Pelawatte, Battaramulla . Set amidst a lush 5 acre campus, The Overseas School of Colombo (OSC)provides excellent facilities for its student and staff.

Dreams do not move into reality that easily. Let’s just say you have your sights set on becoming an engineer, a lawyer perhaps, maybe even a nurse? “At BCAS (British College of Applied Studies), your dream of a career driven education can definitely become a reality, if not more. Our programmes are offered to anyone with the interest, enthusiasm and of course the capacity for learning,” says Abdul Rahman, Chairman – BCAS.

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 Marketing Alumni Association is the official gathering of the passed out Marketing Graduates of the Department of Marketing Management of University of Sri Jayewardenepura. This has created an avenue to gather J’pura Marketers who are scattered throughout Sri Lanka. It intends to create a gathering of marketing professionals who can contribute to the growth of professional marketing culture and marketing education of the country. It also provides an opportunity for our graduates to maintain and enhance their relationships among their colleagues throughout their life time. In addition to that, Marketing Alumni Association expects to provide their utmost contribution to the future development of the Department of Marketing Management especially for the improvement of quality of the undergraduate programme in ways such as providing internship opportunities and creating corporate sector links with the Department.

The University of Ballarat is a five star rated university for teaching quality, and had been running its modern MBA degree in Sri Lanka since 2011 with an outstanding faculty and moderators comprising the best professionals in Sri Lanka and Australia. Now, University of Ballarat, at the Sri Lanka Study Centre offers first Australian Top-Up degree in Sri Lanka, which is an equivalent to the final year of the degree.


Join IIHE for Wales MBA October intake

“The decision to select the Wales MBA at IIHE was the best strategic move I’ve made when aspiring to elevate my career to a higher level. I am indeed proud to be an alumni of probably the most challenging, yet rewarding MBA offered in Sri Lanka.” says Ray Abeywardana, Director Colombo Stock Exchange. This is just one of many success stories created every day by IIHE MBA students. IIHE, popularly known as Imperial Institute of Higher Education established in 1996, is one of the pioneers of quality tertiary education providers in Sri Lanka. IIHE offers undergraduate and post graduate programmes that are both locally and globally recognised. IIHE, that has a proud history of providing quality British Education for 17 years in Sri Lanka, offers internal degrees from the prestigious University of Wales UK.


The Ballarat University MBA is unique and modern, with subjects like Competitive Analysis and Change Management, Business Society & Planet being key subjects, which has been especially designed, based on the crisis economic climate that the business world operates. The MBA is focused to high intensity 1 year of study.

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Starting from an amateur attempt to design her newly born daughter’s nursery, Dilini Halvitigala has now become one of the leading interior designers in Sri Lanka directing her expertise in a range of fields from residential to mammoth scale commercial project.

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The much awaited wide screen of the ‘Musical Theatre’ was opened at Dharmarajah  Auditorium on September 7 mesmerising the audience with what it offered that was beyond expectation. Those who witnessed the outstanding rare show said ‘ We saw something with quality, deference and value for the ticket money and a show of a highest standard by any means and we must give full credit to the organisers’

The second intake for the Bachelor of Science Degree in Applied Accounting offered by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka) commenced recently.

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Sri Lanka National Apprentice and Technical Training Authority is dedicated to provide opportunities to the young men and women who take an interest in vocational training for a happier, fuller and pleasanter future after leaving school.




AOD the International Design Campus that has been responsible for developing the top design talent of Sri Lanka for over a decade, is now showcasing the best design talent for tomorrow at REVEAL 2013. REVEAL 2013, presented by AOD international design campus in partnership with one of Europe’s top 5 design academia Northumbria University UK, is set to raise the bar for young design. With this year’s REVEAL 2013 as AOD unveils its graduating class of 2012 with Northumbria’s world-class design degrees.

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Both Mannooj Chandrasekeran (L) and Pradeen Barthiban of Asian International School (www.ais.lk) were recently placed at the Iowa State University (www.iastate.lk) to major in engineering by Scholarships for USA (Pvt) Ltd (www.scholarshipsforusa.com) with its highest international scholarship. Following are the observations of freshly arrived Mannooj:

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The IESL New South Wales (Autralia)Chapter donated engineering books to the University of Jaffna at a simple handing over ceremony held at the university premises on 13th September, 2013. The books were officially handed over to the Vice Chancellor of the University of Jaffna, Snr. Prof. (Ms) Vasanthi Arasaratnam by the President of the IESL, Eng. Tilak De Silva. It’s just this year that a Faculty of Engineering (located in Kilinochchi ) have been added to the University of Jaffna.


ANC Education has successfully established themselves as a top choice for tertiary education amongst the students of SriLanka. ANC education, with the philosophy of providing transnational education opportunities to Sri Lankans, offers a variety of educational options, with transfer programmes to USA, Australia, UK, Canada, and Malaysia as well as the choice of completing a degree here in Sri-Lanka. Keeping up with the changing study options ANC has added yet another partner University to its portfolio.


(London & Colombo) NEXT CAMPUS launched it’s much awaited UK Degree programme in September with an unmatched combination of internships in reputed companies along with personal coaching from renowned CEOs to produce a new breed of ‘management trainees’ that are sought after by many leading multinationals and local companies.

Many students who completed the GCE A/L examination this August and their parents said this is ‘fresh breadth of air’ and said they welcome this type of degree programmes that mold students from school to take up top management trainee programmes in leading companies.