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University of Wollongong – World class training in research and teaching

University of Wollongong – World  class training in research and teaching

Nadeesha Dharmasiri graduated from Earth Resources Engineering, from the University of Moratuwa. With first class honours in her undergraduate degree, Nadeesha was offered a full scholarship from the Australian Government to pursue a PhD at the University of Wollongong (UOW). “Coming to UOW was a dream come true, I got the best professors in the [...]

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Achievers produce a record 12 prize winners at the November 2012 CIMA Examinations

The quality of a business school should be judged by its performance which is measured by the number of prize winning students that it produces every session and also its pass rates. Achievers Lanka Business School has excelled in both with amazing consistency. Achievers Lanka Business School a leading institute for CIMA in Sri Lanka [...]

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Join an American Degree with Pending A/Levels

America is regarded as the world’s best higher education provider with over 4000 universities offering over 100 different majors with practical education system. ANC as the leading foreign high education provider in Sri Lanka has been offering true American degree programmes which can be completed in Sri Lanka for over a decade. Students can directly [...]

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Transfer to top Canadian University’s

Transfer to top Canadian University’s

Free seminar on Saturday 9th February 2013 at 10 am sharp Queens Hotel Kandy As one of the largest systems of higher education in the world, Canada has an extremely robust quality assurance and accreditation process ensuring that degree-level studies are recognized internationally. As a stable and excellent environment to study increases the interest of [...]

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Scholarshi?ps brings yet another collaborat?ion

Scholarshi?ps brings yet another collaborat?ion

During her recent visit to the island, Kristin Crosby (Director International Recruitment of Washington & Jefferson College in Pennsylvania USA – www.washjeff.edu) called on Harshana Perera (Chief Operating Officer Imperial Institute of Higher Education – www.iihe.lk) to introduce a 2+2 transfer programme whereby, students of good standing on the IIHE degree programmes would be accepted [...]

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Succeed with International Business Management

Succeed with International Business Management

APIIT Business School The BA (Hons) degree in International Business Management offered by APIIT as an internal degree from the Staffordshire University, UK has gained popularity with many student enrollments during the last intake. We realized a high demand for International Business Management graduates locally as more of our businesses and organizations interact and expand [...]

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The New York Timesrates Monash University as the No.1 University in Australia for graduate employability

Access Monash ! Start with Monash College programmes in Sri Lanka For the second year in a row, global CEOs and recruiters polled byThe New York Timeshave 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 byThe New York Timeswebsite includes the full list of universities, placing Harvard [...]

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From A/L to a Masters

Internationally recognised seamless pathway now at HRMI Human Resource Management Institute (HRMI) provides a seamless step-by-step pathway to enable an Advanced Level student to pursue a Bachelor’s or a Master’s Degree in HR, Management or Business Administration under one roof. Parents of children who wish to pursue a professional course or a degree in HR [...]

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Hitting the Right Note – CIMA Corporate Partners 2013

CIMA launched its 6th Corporate Partners Programme on a “High Note” amidst an ambiance of song ad music under the theme – ‘Hitting the Right Note’ at the Atrium lobby of the Cinnamon Grand, Colombo . Just as the artists pitched high, CIMA too rode high signing 25 of the countries top corporates to its [...]

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Cambridge Examinations at Wycherley International School – A seamless Education from Primary through Secondary to University

Cambridge Examinations at Wycherley International School – A seamless Education from Primary through Secondary to University

Wycherley International School goes on record as being the first-ever International School in Sri Lanka to offer students a total Cambridge ‘experience’ from Primary through Secondary level. Launched 27 years ago to fill the vacuum for a high quality yet affordable international education right in the heart of Colombo, Wycherley is today hailed as the [...]

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A dawn of a new era in higher education; His Excellency President opens NIBM Kandy

The National Institute of Business Management (NIBM), opened the new branch located to a scenic site in Kandy. Grandeur opening ceremony was held on 19th January 2013 at 11.30 am as His ExcellencyPresident Mahinda Rajapaksa declared open the Kandy branch of the NIBM at No 2, Asgiriya Road, Kandy on the invitation of Hon. Dullas [...]

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Sri Devananda Maha Vidyalaya, Ambalangoda get together

The Annual Get together organized by the committee of 2001 O/L and 2004 A/L batches of Sri Devananda Maha Vidyalaya will be held on February 3, 2013 (Sunday) at Amelia Hotel, Ambalangoda. The committee is planning to discuss topics with regard to the School and its events on that day. All the Old pupils of [...]

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Ashvin wins the Chemistry Gold Medal and All Rounder Award from College of Chemical Sciences

Graduateship student Ashvin Fernando has not only obtained First Class Honours with a brilliant performance at the year 2012 Graduateship Examination of the College of Chemical Sciences (CCS) , he has also won the coveted Shireen Jayasuriya Gold Medal in Chemistry for the best performance out of over 100 who sat the examination, To [...]

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Pre-eminent educators for the primary and secondary level

Pre-eminent educators for the primary and secondary level

In this ever challenging world it is imperative that we equip our children with the best education provided by pre-eminent educators. Edexcel, which is a part of Pearson world’s foremost learning company, strives to advance learning and change lives in over 92 countries to help over a million students achieve their potential. In line with [...]

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ACBT offers highly ranked IT Degrees

ACBT offers highly ranked IT Degrees

The Australian College of Business and Technology (ACBT) offers a range of IT degree programmes that are on par with the best in the world, in association with Edith Cowan University (ECU) Australia, which is a highly respected education institute in the world and is one of the largest and leading computer and information science [...]

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Diploma in montessori and primary education from Royal Institute

Diploma in montessori and primary education from Royal Institute

Royal Institute is a household name in Sri Lanka reputed for providing International education from the Nursery class upto Degrees of the University of London and the Deakin University in Australia uninterrupted. However, having identified the dearth of professionally qualified Teachers for Montessori and Primary Education. Mr.G.T.Bandara, Chairman / Managing Director of Royal Institute introduced [...]

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Unique features of the APIIT Graduate School

Unique features of the APIIT Graduate School

Internal British Masters Degree: At APIIT Graduate School, students will be studying for an internal British MBA or MSc qualification. MBA programmes from the Business School and MSc Programmes from the Faculty of Computing, Engineering and Technology are internal degrees from Staffordshire University, UK. All Masters Awards are closely monitored by Staffordshire University to ensure [...]

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CICRA launches Certified Secure Computer User training

CICRA launches Certified Secure Computer User training

In the wake of recent series of hacking attacks, CICRA has launched an internationally recognized training programme to educate and arm computer users with skills to protect their computers and IT systems. The training programme titled Certified Secure Computer User (C|SCU) provides students with the necessary knowledge and skills to protect their information assets. “C|SCU [...]

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Top Professor from INSEAD to visit Sri Lanka this month for CA Sri Lanka – INSEAD Global Strategic Management Programme

Top Professor from INSEAD to visit Sri Lanka this month for CA Sri Lanka – INSEAD Global Strategic Management Programme

A top professor from one of the world’s leading and largest graduate business schools, INSEAD, will arrive in Sri Lanka this month to conduct a globally renowned executive level professional programme which is being organized by the Business School of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka). Associate Professor of Strategy [...]

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IPM ‘Blue men’ steal the show at EDEX

IPM ‘Blue men’ steal the show at EDEX

The Institute of Personnel Management (IPM) redefined the concept of an innovative stall with ‘Blue Men’ at the EDEX Expo, the national higher education and careers exhibition, which was held on January 18, 19, and 20, at the BMICH, Colombo. The IPMs intriguing concept introduced new dimensions to its stall and managed to capture the [...]

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AIESEC celebrates launch of YouthLink

Youth development is alive and kicking in Sri Lanka, with many initiatives, programmes and projects being successfully organised by various groups and individuals. One problem before now is that there was no efficient way forthose working for youth development to share updates with each other, get to know about relevant events and opportunities, find connections [...]

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BCAS CAMPUS launches MBA of University of Wolverhampton, UK

BCAS CAMPUS launches MBA of University of Wolverhampton, UK

BCAS Campus launched the highly recognized UK’s MBA in Sri Lanka last Saturday (19th January 2013) at the Hotel Supphire, Wellawatte in collaboration with the University of Wolverhampton with 40 students from the corporate as well as the government sectors. While Mr Andrew Hambler, Senior Lecturer in Human Resources Management graced the occasion on behalf [...]

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TINY MINDS in concert showcases talents of childhood

TINY MINDS in concert showcases talents of childhood

TINY MINDS preschool at Morawatte, Nagoda in Kandana celebrated their annual kids’ concert for the 10th consecutive year recently, at the Town Hall in Wattala with the initiative of Rev. Sister Nilani Silva – the Principal of the Primary section of Good Sheppard Convent in Kotahena. Directress of Tiny Minds Preschool at Morawatte Mrs.Edel Serasinghe, [...]

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Islands Top 20 Spellers emerge

Islands Top 20 Spellers emerge

An all island schools spelling competition and searching for the islands best speller proves to be easier said than done. From Jaffna, to Dambulla, Ratnapura, Kurunegala, Kandy, Colombo and Matara, most kids had to endure the pressure, learn how to hold their nerves, be confident, collect their thoughts and spell the word out regardless of [...]

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Vishaka Balika MV in rapid development programme under “Mahindodaya” 1000 schools project

Vishaka Balika MV in rapid development programme under  “Mahindodaya” 1000 schools project

By Sujitha Miranda Vishaka Balika Maha Vidyalaya one of the pioneer girls’ school in Bandarawela, has selected as one of the secondary schools under the “Mahindodaya” 1000 schools project. Rapid developments and constructions proceeding to lead to a well equipped school. The Minister of Education, Bandula Gunawardena made a swift visit to the school on [...]

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Northwood Global College opens its doors

Northwood Global College opens its doors

NORTHWOOD Global College, located at 103 Cotta Road, Borella, Colombo 8, marked its inception on January 19th, 2013. The chief guests for this special occasion were renowned veteran artist Kala Keerthi Sybil Wettasinghe and Sikamani R.I.T. ALLES, founder of D.S. Senanayake College and Chairmen and founder of Gateway College. This day also marked the foundation [...]

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Willesden Gold Award to Rumal

Willesden Gold Award to Rumal

Pic by Henry Nimal Perera, Wattala, Special Cor. The annual award ceremony of Willesden College International, Battaramulla was held at Bishop’s College Auditorium, Colombo. Here Prof. Hemantha Senanayake, Chairman of Post Graduate Institute of Medicine who was the Chief Guest handedover the Willesden Gold Award to Rumal Weerakkody, Managing Directress of the College Mrs. A.S. [...]

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IBSL – Your pathway to become a professional in banking

By Joanne Kotelawala Education has always been treasured around the world. The current global trends have also enabled various study options to be implemented in many countries around the world. Students now have greater access to educational opportunities and this has resulted in a rapid increase in qualified professionals, however, the job opportunities rarely match [...]

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Kathaluwa Madya Maha Vidyalaya making steady progress

Kathaluwa Madya Maha Vidyalaya making steady progress

By Sujitha Miranda Kathaluwa Madya Maha Vidyalaya is situated along the Galle Matara main road, at Kathaluwa Junction within 74 acres of a pleasant range of mountain. When the former minister of Weligama, Montego Jayawickrama, found that there is a lack of a Madya Maha Vidyalaya close to Weligama, he made a huge effort to [...]

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Hapugala MV geared to producing outstanding citizens

Hapugala MV geared to  producing outstanding citizens

Sujitha Miranda Hapugala Maha Vidyalaya (Navodya School) is a rapidly developing Buddhist Mixed School, situated in a small village, Hapugala, adjoining the Engineering Faculty of the University of Ruhunu. The school is well-planned and maintained according to the 5S productivity concept. Hapugala MV began its existence on January 2, 1902. Palasinghe of Galle, Wataraka was [...]

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‘SisuNena’ seminar highlights importance of CA Sri Lanka’s globally recognized chartered accounting qualification

‘SisuNena’ seminar highlights importance of CA Sri Lanka’s globally recognized  chartered accounting qualification

The importance of obtaining a globally recognized Chartered Accounting qualification offered by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka) was underscored recently at a ‘SisuNena’ seminar which was held in Negombo for the benefit of students sitting for the Advanced Level examination. In keeping with its role as the country’s national [...]

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CISI Regional Head Visits Sri Lanka Foundation (SLF)

CISI Regional Head Visits Sri Lanka Foundation (SLF)

Ms. Arwa Tapia, Regional Head (South Asia and Mauritius) of the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investment (CISI) visited Sri Lanka Foundation for a quality assurance and institutional audit. She met the Chairman SLF, Professor Ranjith Bandara and other officials who are involved in the academic process of the CISI study programmes. SLF as a [...]

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Gateway students off to US to participate at Harvard MUN

Gateway students off to US to participate at Harvard MUN

In the coming week, a delegation of 10 students from Gateway College Colombo will take part in the Sixtieth Session of the Harvard Model United Nations. HMUN, which will be held fromJanuary 31st to February 3rd. It is the oldest, largest, and most prestigious United Nations simulation for high school students held in the United [...]

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English for Life at Gateway Language Centres

English for Life at Gateway Language Centres

Gateway’s English Language Teaching programmes are designed to be accessible to everyone learning English – from children to adults. Established in 1999, Gateway Language Centre provides English Language Teaching (ELT) to the following categories: Young Learners (6 to 12 years) Teenagers and School Leavers Adults/Professionals The entire portfolio of English language programmes [...]

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Topcima with Gajendra

Topcima with Gajendra

Top ten reasons why gajendra is the best The most experienced Lecturer in TOPCIMA in Sri Lanka Gajendra Liyanaararchchi is the most experienced and the most senior lecturer for TOPCIMA in Sri Lanka. This clearly indicate the importance of following TOPCIMA with Gajendra because of the unmatched knowledge and experience regarding the marking systems , [...]

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CIMA Foundation Level at its best @ Mercury

Higher education for your child is an important decision that needs to be made. Given the growth in the economy locally as well as globally, the demand for accountants is on the rise. Thus the need for your son or daughter to specialize in management and accountancy is vital. For this an ideal course needs [...]

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Supporting the sustainable development initiatives – A huge boost

Supporting the sustainable development initiatives – A huge boost

Sustainable Development was a focal point for Save Green with ET a few weeks ago, last week as well as this week we will take a look at real life implementations of sustainable development initiatives taking place, in Sri Lanka. This article is about one such sustainable agricultural development initiative taking place in the arid [...]

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UK Bridgwater College appoints SFA as their Sri Lankan Regional Office

UK Bridgwater College appoints SFA as their Sri Lankan Regional Office

Bridgwater College isa UK Government funded College which is located in the heart of Somerset, with main centres in Bridgwater and Cannington. It also has outreach centres in Bridgwater (Angel Place), Lufton near Yeovil and Paignton Zoo. The College has an excellent reputation both regionally and nationally as a highly successful provider of education and [...]

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Wichita State University – USA

A Popular Choice among Sri Lankan Students With a history dating back to 1895, Wichita State University USA is one of the most popular universities among Sri Lankan students. Each year, a significant number of Sri Lankan students study at Wichita State University . Here are some of the reasons why : COST : Wichita [...]

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The youth came, they saw and were empowered

The youth came, they saw and were empowered

EDEX EXPO 2013 Colombo event concludes on successful note. The EDEX Expo 10th Anniversary was declared open on January 18th 2013, which witnessed thousands of youth thronging to visit the exhibition during the Colombo event and leave, informed and empowered. School children, parents and multi-stakeholders of EDEX converged and participated in the much anticipated EDEX [...]

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CfPS Law School offers University of London LL.B degree in Sri Lanka

CfPS Law School offers University of London LL.B degree in Sri Lanka

Interview with the Managing Director of CfPS Law School, Mr. Nanda Muruttetuwegama (Attorney-at-Law) Q: How long has CfPS been in the field of legal education? Since 1992, we have been in the forefront of the private legal education sector in Sri Lanka. Q : What are the courses that CfPS offer? Full time LL.B Part [...]

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MCHS gears to provide students with a complete university atmosphere

Joanne Kotelawala Mustafa International University of Iran establishes Mustafa College of Humanities Studies in Sri Lanka The world famous Al-Mustafa University of Iran has nearly 34,000 students from 108 different countries currently enrolled with the university. Al Mustafa University places great emphasis on the establishment of relationships with cultural and educational institutions throughout the world. [...]

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Young Minds Pre–school celebrates 15 years

Young Minds Pre–school celebrates 15 years

Fifteen years ago, in November 1997, a dream came true for three ladies. In a house on a lane off Bagatelle Road, a traditional lamp was lit, marking the founding of a new Pre-school in Colombo. This school, Young Minds Pre–school, was the realisation of the long-term dream of Mrs Shermila Rajaratnam, who was to [...]

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Academics of ANC LLM Programmes

ANC School of Postgraduate Education offers a range of LLM programmes in collaboration with University of West London in Sri Lanka. University of West London has been ranked as the No 01 Modern University in London (Guardian 2012. Million+ Universities) with many other accolades. Thus, ANC School of Education I collaboration with the University of [...]

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ESOFT launches Engineering Studies

ESOFT, one of Sri Lanka most sought after institutes for higher education has now launched a dedicated college for Engineering studies. This centre is named as “ESOFT College of Engineering and Technology” and is located in “Katubedda” which is an area that has earned a reputation as the hub of engineering studies due to the [...]

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HND in Computing and Systems Development leads to final year BSc IT UK Degree

EDEXCEL BTEC NetAssist International wins the Special award for Best Microsoft Learning Partner for Year 2012 for the 6th consecutive year! NetAssist is a Gold Certified Partner for learning for Microsoft and Oracle in Sri Lanka and affiliated with Edexcel International. Edexcel International is a Pearson company, which is the UK’s largest awarding body offering [...]

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DESIGN; The next big business

DESIGN; The next big business

AOD- Creating International Standard Professionals for Lucrative Careers in Design ‘Design’ deemed as the ‘next big business’ by experts around the world (particularly in the UK), is undergoing rapid global growth. As one of the few industries that performed well during the destructive economic storm of the recent past, ‘design’ is winning the support of [...]

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Why this tuition mania

Why this tuition mania

Have tuition become a necessary evil in our academic world? Do these centres deliver on what they promise? Why do students seek private coaching? Shanti, 60, in South Chennai, woke up with a start. It was dark but the bicycles were clashing outside and she heard a couple of car doors slamming. She has had [...]

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A desire to control

A desire to control

Today young men and women are marking territories, establishing control, and unleashing power in the classroom. Everybody knows young adults are attracted towards the opposite gender. Girls as much as boys. It’s the hormones, right? But hormones are not the only reason why many young men and women treat each other the way they do, [...]

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A Unique Pathway to Deakin University in Australia through RIC

RIC or Royal Institute of Colombo is a very well-known higher education institute in Sri Lanka which has committed itself to teaching students for University of London degrees for over 20 years with excellent results over the years. We have maintained a pass rate of over 97% throughout the years which has undoubtedly contributed towards [...]

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“Where dreams can become reality” London Stanfords College/ Sri Lankan Campus

“Where dreams can become reality” London Stanfords College/ Sri Lankan Campus

In Sri Lanka, mostly the talk of the town is about education and competitive higher education. At present, with the increasing competition at the entry level of the government universities, international university colleges have been leading the potential students in their study and career paths with better governance and quality education. It is no longer [...]

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Accredited degrees from foreign universities at CINEC

Accredited degrees from foreign universities at CINEC

The Colombo International Nautical and Engineering College (CINEC), offers an excellent educational opportunity for suitably qualified students to obtain an internationally recognized degree at an affordable cost. The Faculty of Engineering and Technology offers the following degree programmes of the University of Wolverhampton, UK; which could be completed in full at CINEC: University of Wolverhampton [...]

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ACCA holds it’s members night

ACCA holds it’s members night

ACCA which happens to be one of the most far-reaching professional qualifications which is not only growing in size but is also spreading its tentacles across countries, borders and business sectors , has students and members in over 170 countries and a track record of 100 years. They recently held their member’s night at the [...]

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Gain an competitive advantage with a MBA from IIHE

Any business organization requires human resources that are capable of giving a competitive advantage in order to get ahead in the market place. Physical resources including technology can be acquired by competitors relatively easily. Human capital on the other hand remains the only inimitable resource that is capable of delivering a strategic advantage to the [...]

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Shine among the Best Business Personalitites with ISBM by IIT

Today’s world revolves entirely around Technology where they are integrated in every aspect of business in every Industry, deeming it being very necessary for any person involved in a career to have a thorough knowledge of the subject . Information systems therefore are the foundation for conducting business today. In many industries, survival and even [...]

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Management qualification for military officers now at HRMI

The UK Edexcel Strategic Management and Leadership post graduate qualification could be described as an ideal orientation programme for senior military personnel planning a transition to private sector management positions. This qualification taught at Human Resource Management Institute (HRMI) is an EDEXCEL BTEC Level 7 Post Graduate Professional Qualification ‘Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership’. [...]

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Experience a Flight Simulator at the ‘Aviator’ Stand at EDEX 2013

Experience a Flight Simulator at the ‘Aviator’ Stand at EDEX 2013

Those with a passion for the aviation industry and looking to play an important role in the world of aviation, could now get a stronger footing, following the launch of Asia’s only BA (Hons) Degree in Air Transport with Commercial Pilot Training. ‘The Aviator’ Degree Programme that is to commence in 2013, is a joint [...]

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MSU’s International Business preparing students for the dynamic field of business management

MSU’s International Business preparing students for the dynamic field of business management

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 programmes offered under the area of business and management is Bachelor [...]

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CIMA knowledge fast forward

CIMA knowledge fast forward is a knowledge sharing initiative which strives to improve the conceptual clarity of the business community with regard to a core management/financial accounting or business related knowledge area, describing the concept, and explaining how it applies in practice. Responding to risk Effective risk management is becoming increasingly critical to the success [...]

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Gain a competitive edge in your profession, with a business degree from ACBT

Gain a competitive edge in your profession, with a  business degree from  ACBT

Founded in 1998, The Australian College of Business and Technology (ACBT) is a renowned international business school, offering top quality degrees with a history of designing innovative and industry-relevant programmes.. By combining professional qualifications with academic degrees, ACBT gives students the strongest possible foundation for success in any business environment. Their groundbreaking programmes bring together [...]

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Education first

Education first

IT companies such as Microsoft are investing substantially in the education sector for growth Reiterating that education is an important sector for Microsoft Corporation, the IT major announced a global investment of $250 million over five years into its Microsoft Partners in Learning (MPIL) programme recently, taking its total investment in the program to $750 [...]

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Learn English with the British Council bags National eSociety Excellence Award

Learn English with the British Council bags National eSociety Excellence Award

The National eSociety Excellence Awards, ‘e-Swabhimani’, showcase the best of Sri Lanka’s digital content and creations. The awards are organised annually by the Information Communication Technology Agency of Sri Lanka (ICTA) and attract over 200 submissions every year, since its launch in 2009. This year, the British Council and zMessenger jointly emerged as the ‘Winner’ [...]

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