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Study, Work and Live in Canada after O Levels

Study, Work and Live in Canada after O Levels

Free seminar on Saturday 12th January 2013 10am sharp Cinnamon Grand Hotel (ebony room) As a parent of a child who has just sat for their O/Levels, this is only the first of a series of key decisions that will determine their future. The question with everyone in your situation is thinking, of course, ‘what next? And it’s a [...]

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To be a leader tomorrow, study with Swinburne University of Technology

Australia is one of the top education hubs in the world providing higher educational qualifications sought after by many students which enable them to become pioneers in their chosen fields and careers.Swinburne University of Technology (SUT) is considered as one the most prestigious universities in Australia. Located in Melbourne, Australia, this progressive university focuses on [...]

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LL M. in International Studies in Intellectual Property Law

The University of West London (UWL) in partnership with ANC’s School of Postgraduate Education launched in September 2012 the first in a series of Master of Laws internal degree courses which are taught entirely here by visiting UWL Faculty and by local Faculty. The LLM in International Business and Commercial Law has already attracted over [...]

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The Overseas School of Colombo, Sri Lanka’s truly International school hosts Open Day for 2013/2014

The Overseas School of Colombo is hosting “Open Day” on 12th January, 9.30am at the school premises. The oldest and premier international school in Sri Lanka, with an impressive mix of 45 nationalities of students and faculty, welcomes all discerning parents to participate in this event. Established in 1957 as a non-profit organization, The Overseas [...]

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Sri Lanka wins 4 awards at Asia Pacific ICT Awards 2012 in Brunei Darussalam

Sri Lanka wins 4 awards at Asia Pacific ICT Awards 2012 in Brunei Darussalam

Creating another milestone in the Asia Pacific ICT Alliance Awards (APICTA) Sri Lanka won 4 awards after competing with 16 countries. The winners of National Best Quality Software Awards (NBQSA) and Secondary students from Young Computer Scientist (YCS) competition participated at APICTA from 2nd to 6th December in Brunei Darussalam. A total of 153 winners [...]

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Sri Lankan Student’s Success in North Dakota: RochelleWickramasekara

Sri Lankan Student’s Success in North Dakota: RochelleWickramasekara

In the Fall of 2009 a quiet young woman arrived at the University of North Dakota (UND) from tropical Sri Lanka. This unassuming, soft-spoken young woman, Rochelle Wickramasekara, has proven to exceed all expectations.  While a student at UND, Rochelle, has done extremely well academically including five semesters on President’s Honor Roll and multiple semesters [...]

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APIIT Graduate School

APIIT Graduate School

A unique feature of APIIT MBA programmes: Foreign residential workshops APIIT Graduate School was established with the aim of producing highly competent professionals who are globally competitive in the relevant fields and contribute to the socio economic development of the country. In order to achieve its mission, APIIT Graduate School offers up-to-date, internationally recognized Masters [...]

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Alethea’s Dithara bags international award for English

Dithara Imandi Udawatta from Alethea International School won the Primary Achievement Award for emerging fifth in the world for English at the 2012 Achievers Award Ceremony, which was held at the Musaeus College Auditorium recently. The exam was conducted under the aegis of the British Council in Colombo and over 90 countries worldwide participated in [...]

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Aquinas University College offers reputed International Cookery and Hotel Management Courses

AQUINAS University College Colombo 8 the degree awarding Institute , continues to offer future hoteliers a rewarding opportunity with the British City & Guilds International Cookery and Hotel Management courses , at affordable prices .The exam papers are set in UK and marked in UK and successful candidates who pass the exams are offered the prestigious [...]

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12month MBA at Oxford College of Business ‘Only the best get selected’

12month MBA at Oxford College of Business ‘Only the best get selected’

For those applying for the 12month MBA program at Oxford College of Business (OCB), professional experience has never been more heavily scrutinized. The emphasis placed on experience of applicants joining The Best MBA in the country is huge, and has only grown greater. Unlike most educational courses, for MBAs, almost without exception, you will need [...]

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University Foundation Programmes as alternatives to A/Levels

After your O/Levels? Start the University Foundation Year at ANC Education. Parents with children who are after local O/Level exams have to determine the best choice in terms of a pathway for your child to enter university. While A/levels are a more familiar option – as parents you need to decide if it actually provides [...]

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CA Sri Lanka launches Members Forum for Certified Business Accountants

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka) in its continuing efforts to provide the country’s upcoming professionals with the best of accounting qualifications and services this week launched a special forum for students who have completed the Certified Business Accountant (CBA) programme. The inaugural ceremony of the newly launched CBA Members [...]

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PIBT Organizes the International Research Symposium Collaboration with University of Greenwich on November 25th 2012

PIBT Organizes the International Research Symposium Collaboration with University  of Greenwich on November 25th 2012

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SLIM wins Gold at National Business Excellence Awards 2012

SLIM wins Gold at National Business Excellence Awards 2012

The Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing (SLIM), the National body for Marketing has demonstrated its prowess by winning the “Gold Award” at the National Business Excellence Awards 2012 in the ‘Associations and Societies’ category. The annual presentation of the National Business Excellence Awards is organized by the National Chamber of Commerce of Sri Lanka (NCCSL) [...]

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“Court visits are exciting,” say APIIT Law students

“Court visits are exciting,” say APIIT Law students

“I thought it was an amazing and wonderful experience. We got familiar with the proceedings of the High Court.” Benazeer Hassan, Law Student at APIIT APIIT Law School organizes regular court visits to give students an opportunity to follow actual court proceedings so that they learn in practice how courts in their country function. Students [...]

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2013 Your year to go green!

People all around the world held their breath and eagerly waited for the dawn of 2013, dismissing rumors and predictions of an apocalypse, which dominated the minds of most people during the latter half of 2012. Let us hope that these recent events have made people appreciate our Mother Earth a little more and that [...]

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Select IDM to be a youngest employable professional with an affordable investment

Those were the times when everyone had to wait for all the things rather than making them happen. Times have changed though, people need instant solutions to most of the things and they want to make things happen. Educational industry faces the same thing; people no longer want to wait till their 30s to get [...]

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25 years of excellence @ Ilma

The first Islamic International Girls’ School commemorates 25 years of Excellence on 18th January 2013. ILMA INTERNATIONAL GIRLS’ SCHOOL, the brain child of Mrs. Rasheeda Mohideen, was established as a not-for-profit organisation on the 18th of January 1988. Ilma has been successful in providing high quality education, while adhering to Islamic principles. The efforts, dedication [...]

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New groups for fashion design begins this week

New groups for fashion design begins this week

Another new year with creative clusters, LIFT (Lanka Institute of Fashion Technology) commences its fulltime and part time fashion courses next week. A new beginning for many creative minds sets off on the 7th January 2013 with the future goal of becoming fashion professionals in the world. Fashion is an art, a lifestyle, a creative [...]

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Malaysia is an ideal “Study Abroad” destination for students

Malaysia is certainly among the Asian Higher education leaders like China, Japan, Hong Kong and Singapore. The country is heavily investing in turning itself into a leading destination for international students and its efforts seem to be paying off. As of 2012 it is the world’s 11th largest exporter of educational services, and host to [...]

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English changes lives

English changes lives

Tony Reilly, Country Director, British Council, speaks at the annual Council for Business with Britain ‘Project English’ Awards Ceremony, held on Friday at the Ministry of Education. CBB Project English is a programme delivered by the British Council that provides distance teacher training courses to hundreds of teachers island-wide each year. “English changes lives. English [...]

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MA Contemporary Marketing from University of West London

A new Business specialization offered at ANC School of Postgraduate Education ANC Education is the premier higher education provider in Sri Lanka with a vision to be the first choice of education in Sri Lanka. Over the last decade ANC Education has become the largest private education conglomerate in Sri Lanka providing education opportunities from [...]

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SLIIT students to represent Sri Lanka at International Robotics Challenge – India

SLIIT students to represent Sri Lanka at International Robotics Challenge – India

A team consisting four SLIIT students, Vithakshana Viraj Pathirathna, Channa Gajaba Pinnawalage, Prasanga Alawatta, Chathushka Hendalage and a student from OUSL won the Sri Lankan Robotics Challenge organized by the University of Moratuwa and qualified to represent Sri Lanka at the International Robotics Challenge in India. They were awarded three air tickets to India, a [...]

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American College of Higher Education making steady progress

American College of Higher Education making steady progress

American College of Higher Education along with its subsidiaries, American International School and American College of Information Technology, today holds pride of place as a reputed educational institution. Steady and consistent progress over a period of seventeen years has given its strength and stature to serve the nation in keeping with its socio-economic imperatives and [...]

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Make a new beginning

Make a new beginning

What ails the National Law Schools? Aditya Reddy finds there is need to look beyond the perceived falling academic standards. All is not well with India’s legal education system. A common solution suggested is to establish more law schools like Banaglore’s National Law School of India University (NLSIU). However, a recently published report by a [...]

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Make the Smarter Choice After O/Levels

Make the Smarter Choice After O/Levels

Are you wondering what to do with your child’s future? Your decision today will affect not only their future careers but also the success of their whole lives. In an increasingly competitive job market, your child will be competing with highly talented and skilled internationally qualified graduates with a right education behind them. Employers will [...]

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Ethkandura Seevali M.V making an educational impact in the South

Ethkandura Seevali M.V making an educational impact in the South

By Sujitha Miranda Ethkandura Seevali M.V. is a school which has made giant strides within its 100-year history and has reached great heights and earned a reputation for being among the top schools in the Southern Province. At present the school houses over 1500 students, who are provided with the best educational facilities and guided [...]

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Theresa’s BMV stepping stone to a bright future

Theresa’s BMV stepping stone to a bright future

By Sujitha Miranda St. Theresa Balika Maha Vidyalaya which is identified as the only girls’ school established in Elpitiya Zone, boasts of a proud history. Apart from an excellent record in academics since its inception, it also provides a clean and natural environment for all of its students. The school was initially established as St. [...]

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From fear to free thought

From fear to free thought

The year 2012 marking the celebrations of the 125th birth anniversary of mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan comes to a close. But, what is the state of maths teaching in India today? Speaking at the celebration of the year of mathematics early this year, Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh said, “Since Ramanujan, a number of mathematicians from [...]

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Mercury Institute offers courses to fast track to the ACCA professional course and UK Hons. degree after O’Levels

Mercury Institute offers courses to fast track to the ACCA professional course and UK Hons. degree after O’Levels

ACCA ‘s Foundations in Accountancy, is a flexible suite of entry-level awards designed with both students and employers in mind and was introduced after detailed consultation with employers, learning providers, members, students and other professional accountancy bodies and regulators. Retaining a revised Certified Accounting Technician (CAT) Qualification, Foundations in Accountancy provides a grounding in financial [...]

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Edexcel Professional Diploma in Teaching offered by Gateway Graduate School in Colombo, Kandy and Negombo

Edexcel Professional Diploma in Teaching offered by Gateway Graduate School in Colombo, Kandy and Negombo

A year and a half ago, Gateway Graduate School together with Edexcel International introduced an exciting new teacher teaching course to offer a recognized qualification to all teachers and to improve the standards of teaching in international and private schools throughout Sri Lanka. In September this year, the first intake that completed their course of [...]

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AOD’s Design Foundation as a stepping stone for Design Degrees at home and abroad, straight after O/L’s

AOD’s Design Foundation as a stepping stone for Design Degrees at home and abroad, straight after O/L’s

Design professionals have the highest demand in the post-recession world economy, where ‘design’ is the highest value addition within competitive markets. More and more youth are turning towards this vast and lucrative industry and are keen to qualify with international prospects at a young age allowing them plenty of time to reach extremely successful careers. [...]

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Wycherley Senior School Science Exhibition 2012

Wycherley Senior School Science Exhibition 2012

Wycherley International School’s Science Society Board of 2012/2013 organised a Science Exhibition on Monday 8th October 2012 at the Senior School. After several weeks of hard work on the part of the organisers and the participants, the Science exhibition turned out to be a tremendous success. The exhibition covered the three main fields in Science, [...]

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Access Monash! Start with Monash College programmes in Sri Lanka

For the second year in a row, global CEOs and recruiters polled by The New York Times have voted Monash University the best University in Australia from which to hire graduates.(http://www.monash.edu.au/news/show/monash-voted-top-australian-university-again-by-world-business-leaders-1). The employability survey at The New York Times website includes the full list of universities, placing Harvard University overall first. Ivy League and Oxbridge institutions dominated the top [...]

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“Building Caring Minds for the World” IIHS Graduation Ceremony 2012

“Building Caring Minds for the World” IIHS Graduation Ceremony 2012

Hon Dr. Sarath Amunugama, Senior Minister of International Monitory Corporation and Deputy Minister of Finance & Planning graced the IIHS Graduation Ceremony on 3rd December, 2012 at Sri Lanka Foundation Institute, Colombo. Twenty students graduated as Postgraduate Diploma holders in Hospital Administration pathway for the final year of the Master of Health Services Management at ECU & La [...]

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Sheffield Hallam University holds Graduation in Colombo and Dubai with ICBT Campus

Sheffield Hallam University holds Graduation in Colombo and Dubai with ICBT Campus

Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom together with ICBT campus held Graduation ceremonies in Sri Lanka and Dubai on 6th November at Mount Lavinia Hotel and on 8th November at Traders Shangri-La Hotel Dubai respectively. Dr. Christopher Wigginton, Assistant Dean, Dr. Professor. Paul Watson and Neil Hanney from Sheffield Hallam University, Dr. Jagath Alwis, Chairman and [...]

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Malaysian Education Fair 2013

“Meet representatives from leading 7 Malaysian Universities ” On Sunday 13th January from 10.00am -4.00pm at Cinnamon Lakeside Hotel, Colombo Malaysia is an increasingly popular study destination for undergraduate students with more than 80,000 international students from over 100 countries studying there. This is due to many cohesive values that Malaysia has to offer for [...]

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IIHL Introduces International Qualifications of the Institute of Hospitality (UK)

IIHL Introduces International Qualifications of the Institute of Hospitality (UK)

Imperial Institute of Hospitality and Leisure (IIHL) is a partnership between Imperial Institute of Higher Education (IIHE) and The Institute of Hospitality (IH), Sri Lanka Chapter. IIHE has been a pioneer tertiary education institute in Sri Lanka having been established in 1996. It has been associated with the prestigious University of Wales since inception and [...]

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EIPEL to Biotechnology Education

European Institute of Professional Education (EIPEL) known as EIPEL Campus is renowned for providing education through delivery of innovative study programs & unmatchable teaching for many years in Sri Lanka. EIPEL currently offers over hundred study programs in different disciplines including e-learning programs. EIPEL firmly believe that access to quality higher education should be available [...]

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New Degree Programmes on Environmental Engineering and Bio Systems Engineering at SAITM Faculty of Engineering

Established in 2009, SAITM faculty of Engineering is the pioneering and the leading non-state sector institute of engineering in Sri Lanka offering 4 year full time Bachelor of Science (BSc.) Engineering degrees in affiliation with the prestigious, United Nations backed, international university, the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) Thailand. SAITM faculty of Engineering provides an [...]

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“Inspiring the NEXT”

“Inspiring the NEXT”

A tremendous task accomplished The search for the best employee in today’s context is indeed a task needing much effort. Employers are seen searching in gloom for the most perfect& talented individuals with countless interviews and media advertisements; not to mention the cost incurred in this tedious process. “Inspiring the Next” Career Fair 2012 of [...]

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The University and the Faculty: making history count

The University and the Faculty: making history count

The University of Sri Jayewardenepura is one of the leading members of the Sri Lankan university system, which has originated from the Pirivena tradition in Sri Lanka. In fact, the history of the University dates back to the 1880s and is embedded in the scholarly tradition of the Vidyodaya Pirivena at Maligakanda, which was established [...]

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Ednet Group signs with BOI to setup “Victoria Higher Education Campus Colombo” to deliver Greenwich University programs in Sri Lanka

Ednet Group signs with BOI to setup “Victoria Higher Education Campus Colombo” to deliver Greenwich University programs in Sri Lanka

Victoria Higher Education (Private) Limited (VHEL) has been established in Sri Lanka, sponsored by the BOI, to launch and operate Victoria Higher Education Campus (VHEC), a Higher Education Institution, which will deliver degree programmes from Greenwich University in London, UK. Tertiary education is becoming more important in the modern world and the demand for high [...]

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St. John Bosco’s College Hatton get-together

St. John Bosco’s College Hatton get-together

Past pupils of St. John Bosco’s College, Hatton enjoyed a day of fun and fellowship when they attended the annual get-together of their Old Boys Association, which was held on December 29, at the Dunbar Grounds and the DKW Cultural Hall. The day’s events featured a Peace Walk from the college, several sports events, breakfast, [...]

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An unbiased blueprint

An unbiased blueprint

Demanding RTE norm of pupil-teacher ratio. Photo: M.A. Sriram Teachers’ unions and educationists agree on a broad outline to strengthen the education system Representatives of teacher unions, civil society activists and educationists from 24 States have joined hands for equitable and quality education for all children. At the end of a recent two-day meeting at [...]

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The real teachers

The real teachers

The story of coaching institutes that have quietly integrated themselves with mainstream education and help students cope with the constant changes in exam patterns While most Class 10 students are experiencing nervous moments for being at the threshold of stepping into college life, Arjun Shetty is already securing his path for two years later. An [...]

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Fellow of CIMA appointed President’s Counsel

In a unique achievement for the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants of the United Kingdom, Maithri Wickremesinghe, FCMA was appointed President’s Counsel. No other Accounting Body has had one of its Fellow Members appointed as a President’s Counsel. The website of Hemas Holdings PLC on whose Board Maithri Wickremesinghe serves as an Independent Director refers [...]

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CA Sri Lanka revalidates its position with over 10,000 student registrations for 2013

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka) has revalidated its position as one of the country’s leading tertiary education providers by recording an impressive student registration of 10,000 for the year 2013. With the new registrations, the Institute has secured a phenomenal growth of an active student base of 41,000 students [...]

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Gateway Foundation Schools (for children of 2 ˝ to 5 years) offer a stimulating learning experience

Gateway Foundation Schools (for children of 2 ˝ to 5 years) offer a stimulating learning experience

Gateway Foundation Schools located within Gateway Colleges Rajagiriya, Bambalapitiya, Kandy and Negombo are able to share best practices of the British System of Education with Gateway’s own four Kindergartens in Oxford, UK. At Gateway, the period from age 2 ˝ to 5 is described as the Foundation Stage. Gateway Foundation school is structured into Play [...]

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Now, Camera Cat to help low vision students

Now, Camera Cat to help low vision students

A. Usha Rani, president of Rotary Club of Waltair, observing the working of ‘Camera Cat’ classroom device for low vision students, after inaugurating it in Visakhapatnam on Saturday. Photo: A.Manikanta Kumar The portable equipment will cost Rs. 18,000, says Vision-Aid president Eight years after introducing Camera Mouse, a device that helps low vision persons to [...]

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Freedom from the confines of classroom

Freedom from the confines of classroom

The students visit the library, post office, markets and gardens and learn the real-life applications of their lessons. Photo : R. Ravindran Sunitha Sekar talks to a teacher whose preferred method of teaching is field trips. For many students, school is often a dreary experience — hours of seemingly endless classroom sessions interspersed with snatches [...]

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Corporation school set for a ‘smart’ move

Corporation school set for a ‘smart’ move

Students at ‘Smart Classroom’ at the Corporation High School at Manikarampalayam on Thursday. Photo: M. Periasamy Smart Classroom coming up at Manikarampalayam school with Dell, American Indian Foundation’s assistance Those picturing government schools as still being run in rickety structures without even the most basic of facilities are now in for a rude shock. A [...]

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Eight years of Unique Service to the Nation by Aspirations Education

Eight years of Unique Service to the Nation by Aspirations Education

Aspirations Educations (AE) is happy to announce its eighth anniversary in serving the student population having commenced operations on 1st January, 2005. AE is one of the leading student placement service providers in Sri Lanka, which has representations with reputed universities and colleges around the world. Our service enables students to make the right choice [...]

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IPM paves the way for success

IPM paves the way for success

Studying notes and cramming text books before the O/L Examination or for that matter even A/Ls are something that all school- goers in the past and present have experienced! Indeed such experiences have been defining moments in our lives as the’ Ordinary Level’ and ‘Advanced Level’ will be the first public examinations that any teenager [...]

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Higher studies abroad made easy

BSc | MSc | MBA | PhD at unbelievable cost LATVIA Ebiz – Joins hands with RTU and Turiba University in Latvia to collectively represent to provide University Degrees, Masters and PhD programs at an affordable cost along with other three Universities and Business Schools. Programs offered by these reputed institutions are Engineering, Law, Public [...]

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Commercial Bank’s Sanath Manatunge at EC-Council’s Global CISO Forum in USA

Commercial Bank’s Sanath Manatunge at EC-Council’s Global CISO Forum in USA

Chief Risk Officer of Commercial Bank – Sanath Manatunge represented the country at the Global CISO Forum held recently in Florida, USA organized by the International Council of Electronic Commerce Consultants (EC-Council). The goal of this exclusive closed door Forum was to create an open platform for Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) to discuss their [...]

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After G.C.E (O/L) An Institution armed with employable, Strong Professional accountancy qualifications

AAT Sri Lanka By now you might have come across the question as to what direction your child should take after his or her A/levels. All of us want to see our Children enter universities with flying colors with their G.C.E (A/L) examination results. It’s your responsibility to guide your child in the right direction [...]

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5S in SL: Passing fad or firm philosophy?

Over the past few years, Sri Lanka has seen a tremendous increase in the application of the Japanese workplace organization method, the 5S system, particularly in the corporate sector and emerging businesses in the North and East. The number of applicants for the Taiki Akimoto 5S awards, organized by the Japan Sri Lanka Technical & [...]

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MSU’s Forensic Science providing legal evidence

MSU’s Forensic Science providing legal evidence

The Management & Science University (MSU) is one of Malaysia’s top universities.  As a university of choice MSU focuses strongly in the critical areas of studies that encompass medicine, health and life sciences, business, management, accounting, hospitality, information sciences and engineering. One of the programme offered under the area of health and life sciences is [...]

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Is your career on course?

Is your career on course?

It is natural for many students to be a little confused when it comes to choosing the right career. At times, what they feel is the right course for them turns out to be the wrong one. However, it is always better late than never. Many students get back on the right track as soon [...]

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Sri Lanka Youth to Business Forum

Sri Lanka Youth to Business Forum

Empowering the business giants of tomorrow with the corporation of Unilevers and CIMA Laying the foundation for young business enthusiasts, and exposing them to the best of business, the Sri Lanka Youth to Business Forum was successfully concluded by AIESEC Sri Lanka on the 15th of December 2012. Focusing mainly on Innovation, Corporate Responsibility and [...]

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The 12month MBA programme at Oxford College of Business “An Unconventional MBA for Unconventional Minds”

The 12month MBA programme at Oxford College of Business “An Unconventional MBA for Unconventional Minds”

“Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited; Imagination encircles the world” – Albert Einstein Looking for an MBA that helps you think outside the box? Want an MBA that focuses on the development of leaders? The 12month MBA offered by Australian Institute of Business is the only MBA programme which is designed for [...]

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New horizons in tech-entertainment

New horizons in tech-entertainment

Shaastra 2013, the annual technical festival of IIT Madras, will be held from January 5to 8, 2013. This edition is sure to surpass its predecessors with prizes worth Rs13 lakh and never-before-seen events like Shaastra Junior — aiming to give school students a taste of engineering; Ideas Challenge — set to tap into young minds [...]

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President of National Academy of Sciences to be Chief Guest at College of Chemical Sciences Convocation

Dr Kingsley de Alwis, President of the National Academy of Sciences of Sri Lanka (NASSL), will be the Chief Guest and will deliver the Convocation Address at the Ninth Convocation of the College of Chemical Sciences (CCS) to be held on Thursday the 21st of February 2013 at Waters Edge Capital City. It is expected that nearly 150 Graduate [...]

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PowerPoint is good, but teachers are a must

PowerPoint is good, but teachers are a must

Students’ take on the use of technology in the classroom With government schemes to provide Aakash tablets to schoolchildren to help them learn, education has finally turned a curve and embraced technology. But can technology ever substitute the personal attention assured by a teacher or is it just an accessory to help teachers teach better? [...]

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IIT Graduation Ball 2012

IIT Graduation Ball 2012

“It was a wonderful experience working on the whole project, from the moment of finding a proper venue to arranging everything else ranging from food to decor. We had many options to choose from at first for a good venue, but in order to correspond with the event’s theme of “underwater life”, the venue was [...]

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In defence of Open Access systems

In defence of Open Access systems

Leslie Chan of the Department of Social Sciences, University of Toronto, is hailed as one of the leading figures in the movement towards a democratised system of information access. He was at the Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management in Thiruvananthapuram recently to deliver a talk on “Emerging trends in scholarly communication and what [...]

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Hiking, biking and learning

Hiking, biking and learning

I have pleasant memories of my college life at the College of Engineering, Guindy, Anna University Chennai. Interests in my core subject, Industrial Engineering, motivated me to pursue higher studies in the same field and naturally took me to the U.S. I was lucky enough to get admission at the State University of New York [...]

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