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Feb 20, 2015

EducationUSA Spring Educaiton Fair: 21st February Colombo, 22nd February Kandy.

Spring Education Fair on the 21st of Feb in Colombo and 22nd in Kandy. Please be kind enough to pass this onto as many students as possible as this is a great opportunity for students to meet with university representatives. This time around 12 university representatives will be present. Both Graduate and undergraduate students are welcome. We have also invited our testing centers to participate so that students can obtain information on tests and registering for tests.
The universities coming are listed below. Please do contact Fulbright for further details (Attached contact details).

- Drexel University
- Luther College
- Minot State University
- Murray State University
- North Dakota State University
- Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
- Portland State University
- Truman State University
- University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
- University of Arizona
- University of Bridgeport
- University of Kentucky

Oct 24, 2014

Chevening CRISP Fellowship programm at Oxford (Closing date Friday Oct. 31, 2014) - Said Business School at Oxford University

One week left to apply for the Chevening CRISP program! This year, the program, which hitherto applied only to India, has been expanded to include Sri Lankan applications. This is the first time Sri Lankan applicants have been able to apply for this exciting Chevening Fellowship program.

CRISP is a Chevening Fellowship program funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and Rolls-Royce, which provides funding for a three month tailor-made course in the Said Business School at Oxford University. It is a unique program aimed specifically at mid-career Indian and Sri Lankan professionals working in the fields of science, innovation, business and related public administration.

Chevening Fellows benefit from unique enrichment activities, deeper engagement with organisations, and much more! For more information about the programme, visit the Chevening website:

Applications need to be completed and submitted online. The closing date for applications is Friday, 31 October, 2014.

Oct 3, 2014

University of Hertfordshire Interviews, October 11, 2014 @ British Council, Colombo

University of Hertfordshire is the UK's leading business-facing university and an exemplar in the sector. It is innovative, enterprising and challenges individuals and organisations to excel.

Hertfordshire has a great reputation for offering high quality degrees in Business, Computer Science, Creative Arts, Engineering, Law and Life/Medical Sciences in the UK.

Meet Victoria Woodward, International Officer, University of Hertfordshire in Colombo to find more about studying at a leading business-facing university in the UK.

Saturday 11 October 2014 from 10.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. at the British Council, 49 Alfred House Gardens, Colombo 00300.
For appointments call 011 4521576/ 4521577 or email:

Please bring your documents along for spot offers.

Sep 24, 2014

ADYAPANA 2014 Higher Education & Career Exhibition 26-28, September 2014 @ BMICH

Sri Lanka's Most Focused
Higher Education & Career Exhibition

We began life in 2006, a miniature educational exhibition with just a few stalls that served as a platform in serving the youth of Sri Lanka. Today ADYAPANA has scaled the heights of success establishing itself as the Most Focused Higher Education & Career exhibition in Sri Lanka creating a gateway to pursue higher education opportunities.

ADYAPANA themed as 'Passport to your Future' is a "Must Attend" Education Fiesta that focuses on the education industry of Sri Lanka. It brings both local and international Universities, Business Schools and Colleges under one roof, enabling them to showcase their efforts to a very 'Education Hungry' market in Sri Lanka.

Higher Education & Career Exhibition
26th, 27th & 28th September 2014 @ BMICH

British Council HSBC Youth Enterprise Awards : APPLICATION DEADLINE: 25 September 2014


HSBC Youth Enterprise Awards (YEA) is a Business Plan Contest organised by the British Council in partnership with HSBC. It aims to recognise young entrepreneurs in Sri Lanka and support them to start their own businesses. The contest is open to Sri Lankan undergraduates, postgraduates and students aged 16 to 26 years representing universities, private higher education institutions, technical and vocational institutions and professional training bodies in Sri Lanka. Interested applicants can apply under the industry sectors listed below.

The applicants can send interests under the following categories of industry sectors:
  • Creative industries (advertising, architecture, art, crafts, design, fashion)
  • Tourism and hospitality 
  • Information technology and telecommunications 
  • Engineering 
  • Agriculture (Horticulture, Fisheries, Livestock)
  • Education and Health
  • Power and Energy
The winning team will receive LKR 500,000 (half a million rupees), first runner-up team will receive LKR 200,000, second runner-up team will receive LKR 100,000 and two commending awards of LKR 50,000 each as cash prizes to start their business ventures.

All you have to do is fill up application form online under the appropriate industry sector. You may apply as an individual or a group application.


Penn/Columbia admissios event @ Fulbright on 15th October at 3pm

Columbia University & The University of Pennsylvania
invite all interested students, parents, and educators to learn more about undergraduate admission to and academic opportunities at these institutions, as well as a discussion on the essentials of selective college admissions

RSVP at:

Wednesday, October 15, 3:00PM
United States – Sri Lanka Fulbright Commission
No 55 3, Abdul Caffoor Mawatha, Colombo

Jul 1, 2014

Seminar on graduate study opportunities at University of Moratuwa, Department of Electronic & Telecommunication on 3rd July from 11am to 12noon

Join with us on the experience sharing session of two ENTC Alumni to gain an insight on conducting research based higher studies, the core values needed to be upheld as researchers, and the spectrum of opportunities available for the current undergraduates in doing research based higher degrees!

Seminar on graduate study opportunities at University of Moratuwa, Department of Electronic & Telecommunication on 3rd July from 11am to 12noon

For Seminar Registration

Jun 2, 2014

British Council: University of Glasgow - Interviews

Come and speak to the University of Glasgow!
Caroline Boddie, Senior International Officer at the University of Glasgow will be visiting the British Council Sri Lanka on Saturday 14 June 2014 from 11am to 4pm.  Please come along to meet Caroline to find out more about our world-leading programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate level. She will also be able to tell you more about our range of scholarships.

Please contact the British Council Colombo on 011 4521576 & 4521577 for appointments and further details.
Founded in 1451, the University of Glasgow is the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world. We are currently ranked 51st in the QS World University Rankings, placing us among the top 1% of institutions in the world.

As a member of the prestigious Russell Group of 24 leading UK research universities, Glasgow has an enviable record for ground-breaking research. Many influential figures have worked and studied at the University of Glasgow including Adam Smith, father of modern economics and Lord Kelvin, arguably the pre-eminent scientist of the nineteenth century.

As a truly multicultural campus, we welcome over 23,000 students from almost 130 different countries. The University of Glasgow offers an excellent student experience including two student unions, a cinema, a theatre, four museums, first-class sports facilities and over 100 clubs and societies. These are just some of the reasons why the International Student Barometer recently ranked Glasgow 1st in the Russell Group for satisfaction

Glasgow graduates are in high demand throughout the UK and internationally and in the UK's top 6 universities for career prospects (Guardian Good University Guide 2013). From the moment you arrive at Glasgow, our Careers Service can help enhance your CV, secure paid work placements and provides access to meet many potential employers.

May 26, 2014

International Summer Program @ Citi, Unilever, Virtusa

Unilever has tied up with Virtusa, Citibank and AMCHAM to launch a Summer Programme targeted at Sri Lankan students studying in Universities abroad. The program is called the International Summer Programme (ISP), looks to get in 8 – 10 bright young boys and girls studying in top American and British Universities to go through a 6 week exercise comprising

· Introduction and induction sessions in all three companies
· Personality and Professional Skill building sessions
· Interactions with top leaders including Industry Captains, the Ambassador of United States etc.
· Projects for four weeks in one of the companies culminating in a presentation to a joint panel from the three companies
· A fund raising initiative for a charity that AMCHAM supports

For our country’s talent we want to give an opportunity to experience world class workplaces and practices that influence them positively to return and work in Sri Lanka after graduating. For all the companies we get to formally engage with this talent set.

Apr 9, 2014

HEAD START with SL2College

The latest initiative... "HEAD START with SL2College"
Are you schooling ? Jobless at home during school vacations ? 
Why not obtain some professional work experience at SL2College ?

Moir Alumni Scholarship Trust (MAST) Full Scholarship

The Moir Alumni Scholarship Trust (MAST) was set up by Elizabeth Moir School alumni to increase the access of top-tier secondary education for Sri Lankans of less financial privilege. Our goal is to support needy but dedicated and highly talented students attend sixth form at Elizabeth Moir School, and open doors that would otherwise not be available to them.
The Alumni Scholarship covers 100% of the 6th Form (AS-Level & A-Level) tuition fee at Elizabeth Moir School, covering book costs and payments associated with extra-curricular activities and school uniforms. 
Student Eligibility:
1. Finance: The Alumni Scholarship is available to only students who demonstrate financial need. We encourage students whose families earn USD $500 or LKR Rs.75,000 a month to apply. 
2. Citizenship: The Alumni Scholarship is available to only students who hold a Sri Lankan (and dual Sri Lankan) Citizenship. 
3. Education and Conduct: The Alumni Scholarship is available to only students who have attended a local or public school, immediately prior to the submission of this application. Students who apply for the Alumni Scholarship should have completed local or foreign Ordinary Levels (O-Levels) and should have maintained a record of good behaviour throughout their educational period.
You will find instructions to apply here:
The website is going through maintenance, but the application portal is viable. Please pass this around to all eligible students and their parents.

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