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Undergraduate designs

Undergraduate designs

Undergraduates specialising in fashion design and product development at the Department of Textile and Apparel Technology of the Open University this week conducted an exhibition at the JDA Perera Gallery of the Faculty of Visual Arts in Colombo. A scene captured during the exhibition Pix by M.D. Nissanka

Rs 1.3 billion for nearest school best school project

The treasury has released Rs.1.3 billion to go ahead with the programme of converting the nearest school to the best school amidst complaints from contractors the payments due to them had not been made. Accordingly, the funds will be used to go ahead with the project, but the Ministry of Education will still need Rs.4 [...]

Vidyartha celebrates 75th anniversary with first day cover

The 75th anniversary celebrations of Vidyartha College, a prestigious school formed for Buddhist children, took place with the issue of a first day postal cover by the post office. The cover was presented to the Chief Minister Sarath Ekanayake at a ceremony held at the school hall. Vidyartha College was begun in Gampola by T.B. [...]

Cabinet nod for appointment at deputy principal of law college

Cabinet approval has been granted for the creation of a new post to appoint a deputy principal at the Sri Lanka Law College. Justice Minister Thalatha Athukorala proposed to Cabinet that the rules for recruitment of staff to the law college be amended to create the post. The minister pointed out that the appointment was [...]

Multidisciplinary research essential: Chancellor Wayamba University

Research should not be individualistic but should be multidisciplinary said Emeritus Professor Tuley de Silva, Chancellor of the Wayamba University. He said the role of research in a university in Sri Lanka for the 21st century should be to make it a vital centre of competence to deal with social challenges and drive economic growth. [...]

Standards at Vocational university to improve along with Ocean university

A proposal to improve the quality and recognition of degree courses offered by the University of Vocational Technology of Sri Lanka and Sri Lanka Ocean University has been approved by Cabinet. The proposal was submitted by Higher Education and Highways Minister Lakshman Kiriella, Minister of Finance and Mass Media Mangala Samaraweera and Skills Development and [...]

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