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Navod is determined as ever to make it to the top

Navod is determined as ever to make it to the top

Navod Madusanka (14), as many other cricket fanatic kids around the globe has high hopes. But the difference between Navod and other kids of his age is the sheer determination and commitment that he possesses. In addition born talent can help an individual perform wonders. After just engaging in cricket for three years, Navod has [...]

Royal Seal of approval for new world leading Sri Lanka education partner

NSBM’s new education partner in Sri Lanka has been named as one of the world’s leading universities. Plymouth University has been ranked as one of the top 10 modern universities in the UK and one of the top 60 modern universities in the world according to a leading global university league table, ‘The Times Higher [...]

Triumphant SLIIT team, bags prize at Android Challenge 2012

Two final year Software Engineering students of SLIIT, Amodth Jayawardena and Thameera Sajith won the Android Challenge of the Champions 2012 competition organized by Etisalat and hSenid recently at Waters Edge. The team was adjudged winners for their application, which was developed in line with the popular card game Omi for android phones. Omi contains [...]

12month MBA at Oxford College of Business, where career dreams are made a reality

Applying for the 12month MBA at Oxford College of Business (OCB) in affiliation with the Australian Institute of Business (AIB) has always been the No.1 choice amongst many senior managers deciding to start on an MBA program. One of the main reasons for this is because businesses worldwide rate Australia’s MBA programs highly, it also [...]

PIBT guarantee 100% job opportunities for final year students

Today, Information Technology (IT) has reached its peak becoming one of the most demanding and ever-expanding fields in the professional world of business and services. Opportunities are immense for professionals who possess a vibrant practical knowledge in IT. Just a paper qualification will not get anybody anywhere in a world where practical knowledge is essential [...]

Despite RTE, schools remain out of reach

Despite a lot of fuss and noise, the Right to Education (RTE) Act mandate of private schools reserving 25 per cent of their seats at the entry level for students belonging to disadvantaged sections, is yet to take off meaningfully in Chennai. Some schools say they already admit “poor children”. Others claim no one came [...]

Wycherley “Kiddies Activity Day” – 2012

Wycherley “Kiddies Activity Day” – 2012

Children will be children at all times! At the end of an Academic Year, the children of the Elementary Section eagerly await a tailor made “Activity Day” to give them absolute “fun time”. This was the feeling in the air when Mums’ and Dads’, Grandpas’ and Grand Mas’ trooped into the Bloomfield Grounds with their [...]

A regional pillar of all-round education

In 2004, Zahira College, Hambantota suffered a massive loss of life during the catastrophic tsunami that struck the region. It took several years, but today it has emerged from the darkness of this tragedy and stands as one of the most magnificent schools in the island. After the disastrous tsunami, all hopes of prosperity for [...]

Imparting discipline and dedication

Tangalle Balika Maha Vidyalaya is a highly-reputed girls’ school in the Hambantota district. It is playing a major role in the educational progress of society. Its students are instilled with the highest discipline, lending them unstinted enthusiasm and shaping their character. In 1972, when Tangalle Balika Maha Vidyalaya was established, there were classes from Grade [...]

“Sisunena” seminar series by CA Sri Lanka expand the knowledge of the students

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka) in keeping with its role as the country’s national accounting body has successfully spearheaded a series of seminars under its “Sisu nena” programme in its continuing endeavor to enlighten and expand the knowledge of students in the commerce stream. The seminar series delivered by [...]

EM Special Revision with GAJENDRA

In practice every one highlights the few who have passed with a prize for marketing purpose. However no one cares about the students who have failed the exam. The prize winners and the unsuccessful students are in the same class & follow the same lectures. The lecturer does nothing special for an individual student, some [...]

Spectrum Institute of Science and Technology Outreach Campus of University of Mysore

Spectrum Institute of Science and Technology was established in 2002 with the idea of providing cutting edge technology training to Sri Lankan youth. Spectrum takes pride in being the first private institute to introduce Undergraduate courses in Bio Informatics and Biotechnology. Today Spectrum has a 10 year credibility of being in the education sector and [...]

TOPCIMA (T4) with Channa @ Wisdom

The test of professional competence in management accounting (TOPCIMA) is unlike any other CIMA exams. It needs a whole new approach to pass and wisdom business academy is one of the best places to prepare for this challenging test of competency. What is TOPCIMA? TOPCIMA is the final competency exam that students have to sit [...]

“Gurunena” by CA Sri Lanka enlightens thousand of teachers

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka) in keeping with its role as the country’s national accounting body has successfully spearheaded programme to enlighten and expand the knowledge of teachers in the commerce stream. The seminar series delivered by a panel of experts was held across various parts of the country [...]

Royal College celebrates 177 years of pride, honour and responsibility

Royal College, ranked among the best schools in the country celebrates 177 years of education inculcating pride, honour and responsibility. Students of Royal are from varying social backgrounds, ethnicities and religious faith. Since 1835, Royal College has produced outstanding individuals from many walks of life, and they have played a key role in shaping the [...]

MSU Your University of choice

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, nursing, pharmacy, business, management, accounting, hospitality, law, information sciences and engineering. MSU gives priority to quality education and the importance of creative [...]

Aspirations Education to launch international education exhibition for the 6th consecutive year

Exhibition themed LESON to address values of Learning Earning and Serving our Nation Aspirations Education (AE) an international career guidance and student placement service center in Sri Lanka announced the launch of its global education exhibition for the 6th consecutive year. The exhibition promises to feature over 40 reputed international universities and institutes across UK, [...]

Taking HR to greater heights through timely change –The International HR Conference 2012

Taking HR to greater heights through timely change –The International HR Conference 2012

The International HR Conference 2012 was held at the Water’s Edge, Colombo on the 26 & 27 June, with more than 650 delegates taking part. This year’s conference introduced a new concept to HR management with its theme ‘The Evolving New HR Agenda’, and included several technical sessions and forums to explore how HR policies [...]

AOD goes International with Northumbria UK

AOD goes International with Northumbria UK

Academy of Design Established as Northumbria University School of Design UK’s South Asian Partner Academy of Design (AOD), Sri Lanka’s international design campus offering undergraduate education in fashion, fashion marketing, graphics, interior and animation design, is now the only campus in South Asia to offer Northumbria’s award winning design degrees. At a recently held gathering [...]

SUSA exploring more possibilities for Sri Lanka’s deserving youth

President of (W&J) Washington, Pennsylvania host visiting recruiters from Sri Lanka Priyanthi & Padmasena Dissanayake of Scholarships for USA Dr. Tori Haring-Smith, President Washington & Jefferson College (W&J) in Washington, Pennsylvania, and Dr. Bob Haring-Smith recently hosted visiting recruiters from Sri Lanka Priyanthi & Padmasena Dissanayake of Scholarships for USA (Pvt) Ltd. ( to dinner [...]

‘Sparkling Stars 2012’ – where every Gateway Primary School Student went on stage

There’s nothing more exciting than to see each and every child going on stage to show his or her unimaginable talents. And this is what the Parents of Gateway College Primary School, Colombo witnessed when the school staged their concert- ‘Sparkling Stars 2012”- a fiesta of drama, music, song and dance. The colourful event was [...]

We pride ourselves on giving the very best

Interview with Saliya Pieris, Chairman of CfPS Law School When one hears parents discussing the topic of higher education for their children, one needs to appreciate the fact that it is always against the backdrop of decades of saving hard-earned money expressly for that purpose. Educationists who are committed to imparting such education to all [...]

Nilusha Ranasinghe appointed as Marketing Head for ACCA

ACCA announced the appointment of Ms. Nilusha Ranasinghe as the Market Head for Sri Lanka and Maldives following the resignation of Ms. Aruni Rajakarier. “ACCA is poised for accelerated growth in Sri Lanka and the Maldives on the work done not just by ACCA but our members, learning providers and other stakeholders in the last [...]

Knowledge First 2012 Educational Exhibition in Kandy – 7th & 8th September

Educational Exhibitions have become almost traditional events in Sri Lanka. Educational institutions have the best opportunity to evaluate personally the education market for international study as well as Vocational studies in Sri Lanka. As such Knowledge First 2012 fair, is ideal for meeting prospective students and their parents face-to-face, providing young students from and around [...]

CICRA launches Computer Hacking Forensic Investigation training

For the first time in Sri Lanka, CICRA announced that it will run Computer Hacking Forensic Investigation (C|HFI) training programmes using latest version released by the International Association of Electronic Commerce Consultants (EC-Council), USA. CICRA Director/CEO Boshan Dayaratne said that they will be using newly released C|HFI version 8 for the five day training programme [...]

Jaafaiy – Maldivian Cultural Festival at IIHS

Jaafaiy – Maldivian Cultural Festival at IIHS

Maldivian students at IIHS ( recently organized a grand cultural festival followed by a Maldivian traditional dinner. The High Commissioner of the Republic of Maldives to the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, His Excellency Mr. Hussain Shihab was the chief guest at the event and was accompanied by his wife and Dr. Hussain Niyaaz [...]

Cutting Edge 2012- An Innovative state of the art IT & Business Solutions developed by IIT students

Cutting Edge 2012- An Innovative state of the art IT & Business Solutions developed by IIT students

The Informatics Institute of Technology (IIT) prides itself on nurturing students who are geared to take on the challenges of the modern working world from the time they set foot out into the real corporate environment. Cutting edge is the showcase for all final year students studying Software Engineering and Information Systems with Business Management [...]

Seats grabbed like hot cakes!

The few paltry courses still open in Delhi University’s better colleges were grabbed like hot cakes on Tuesday, with some colleges forced to over-admit students in a few courses on Day One of admissions for those coming under the third cut-off list. “We are completely full in all the courses for which we brought out [...]

CA Sri Lanka Qatar Chapter holds its 3rd AGM 

The Qatar Chapter of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka) held its third Annual General Meeting (AGM) recently. As per the chapter’s Constitution, last year’s Vice President Mr. Rukshan Karunaratne (ACA) was appointed as the President of the Chapter for the year 2012/2013, while Mr. Saman Fernando (ACA) was elected [...]

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