For the 8th consecutive year, the World Education Fair 2020 (Organized by Campus Direct) is scheduled to be held on Sunday 1st March 2020 from 11 am to 5 pm at the Hilton Colombo Residencies, Union Place. At the World Education Fair 2020, prospective students and parents will have the opportunity to get first-hand information [...]


The World Education Fair 2020


For the 8th consecutive year, the World Education Fair 2020 (Organized by Campus Direct) is scheduled to be held on Sunday 1st March 2020 from 11 am to 5 pm at the Hilton Colombo Residencies, Union Place.

At the World Education Fair 2020, prospective students and parents will have the opportunity to get first-hand information about various universities from across the world.

Students will be offered wide range of study programmes for students to choose from as well as advice on the application process, applying for scholarships, visa guidance and insight into Post-Study Work Visa opportunities upon graduation for students who are looking to stay back to work upon completion of their higher studies in UK, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Germany & Ireland.

Benefits of studying abroad:

As an international student, you will be able to gain a great deal of international exposure by experiencing a global-learning environment. Studying overseas also gives you an added advantage as you will be able explore new countries and also experience new cultures and life-styles. For example, studying in a European country like UK allows you to visit all other European countries like France, Italy, Greece and Switzerland on a Schengen Visa.

Employers all over the world, particularly multi-national companies value Graduates who have studied overseas as not only do they have an internationally recognized qualification but they have gained considerable international exposure by studying and living overseas.

You will return with not only an internationally recognised qualification but also with a new perspective to life and enhanced communication skills which will give you the competitive edge over the rest when applying for jobs both in Sri Lanka and overseas.

A benefit to studying abroad is the opportunity to discover yourself by being independent while being able to gain an understanding of other cultures and life-styles. Living in a new country by yourself can be challenging at times and it will no doubt test your ability to adapt to various situations while enhancing problem solving and survival skills. By embracing other cultures, you will develop survival skills for personal growth, including independence and adaptability. These skills will be of great value in both your personal and professional life.

The World Education Fair 2020 will give students and their parents an opportunity to meet with international representatives from Universities across UK, Australia, Canada, Ireland, Germany, Switzerland and New Zealand.

A few notable universities students could look forward to learning about and apply to at the World Education Fair include:

n From the UK: Derby University, Middlesex University, University of Dundee, Solent University, University of Worcester, University of East London, University of Greenwich, Teesside University, University of the West of England, Bath Spa University, University of Bedfordshire, University of Chester, University of Portsmouth, Birmingham City University, Cranfield University, University of West London, Cardiff University, University of Salford, Queens University Belfast, St. York John University, Oxford Brookes University, University of Bolton, ULAW, Nottingham Trent University, University of Leicester, Coventry University, University of Surrey, The University of Sheffield, Kingston University London, Durham University, Liverpool John Moores University

  • From Ireland: Dublin City University, Dublin Institute of Technology, Maynooth University, IT Sligo
  • From Australia: Deakin University, Southern Cross University, Edith Cowen University, University of South Australia, Charles Sturt University, Flinders International Study Centre, ICMS, James Cook University, Federation University & IIBT
  • From New Zealand: Unitec – Institute of Technology, The University of Auckland, The University of Waikato
  • From Canada: Royal Roads University, North Island College, Georgian College, University of Canada West, Acsenda School of Management, Arbutus College, Stenberg College, Centre for Arts and Technology
  • From Granada: St. George’s University
  • From Germany: Gisma Business School, EU Business School, German International College, Lancaster Leipzig, ISM, University of Applied Sciences

The participating universities will offer a range of programmes in Business Management, IT, Engineering, Medicine, Nursing, Law, Life Sciences, Hospitality and Tourism etc…

Post Study Work (PSW) Opportunities:

An added benefit for students who choose to study abroad is the unique option they get to stay back and work for a certain period of time leading to pathways to apply for PR in the relevant country.

  • Students completing 2 years of study in Australia will be eligible for 2 – 4 years Post Study  Work Visa
  • Students completing studies in Canada will be eligible for up to 3 Years Post-Study Work Visa
  • Students completing studies in  New Zealand will be eligible for up to 3 years Post-study Work Visa
  • Students completing studies at undergraduate or post-graduate level in UK will be eligible for a 2 Year Post Study Work Visa starting this September 2020
  • Students completing studies in Germany  will be eligible for 1.5 Years Post-Study Work Visa

Students attending the World Education Fair 2020 are strongly advised to bring along with them their CV and academic certificates in order to be considered for spot offers and merit-based Scholarships

Campus Direct is a leader in the overseas education sector in Sri Lanka with over 12 Years of experience in guiding students to various study destinations around the world since its inception in 2008 and is renowned for providing every individual student with a personalized service that exceeds expectations. Our dedicated teams of Education Consultants are well-qualified with extensive years of experience in overseas education and go beyond that extra mile to make your dream of studying in overseas a reality.

All services provided by Campus Direct are 100% free of charge, including application processing, advice on applying for Scholarships and Visa Guidance. 

Pre-register for the World Education Fair 2020, by visiting our Facebook Page (@CDUKL) or Website  for more details Call 077 588 6880.

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