English Language Proficiency

The Career Guidance Unit has partnered with the United States – Sri Lanka Fulbright Commission to bring in English Teaching Assistants from the United States. These Teaching Assistants are recent graduates from U.S. universities who are interested in teaching English abroad. Currently Miss Nakhila Mistry administers this program. The program includes workshops on report writing and presentation skills, as well as weekly lessons on refining the students’ English speaking and writing abilities. Future sessions will cover business English and seminars on interview skills, email etiquette, and CV writing.

Conducted by:

Ms. Nakhila Mistry
English Teaching Assistant
Fulbright Commission, USA

German Language Proficiency:

This program provides the opportunity for students to attend a university in Germany, Europe’s largest economy, for Masters and Post Graduate programs. There are over 14,000 innovative and interdisciplinary opportunities from these internationally recognized German universities. The cost of living will be covered through internships and part-time jobs. Foreign students are allowed to stay for 18 months in Germany after graduating in order to find suitable employment. Not only will students be able to live in Germany, but they will also get the chance to explore over 20 other countries in Europe. For more information contact Career Guidance Unit.

Symposium on Research and Group Activities by Undergraduate Students with Industry Participation 2015:

This symposium is one of the sub-activities planned under the Higher Education for Twenty First Century (HETC) Project – Quality and Innovative Grant Window 2 for Undergraduate programs. This project focuses on preparing a science graduate with skills & attributes for employability in the Twenty First Century , in keeping with the aim of the HETC/Quality and Innovative Grant (QIG). Activity 3 of this project deals specifically to finding ways and means to promote the establishment of linkages with the faculty and industry with a view to providing greater opportunities for students to find employment after graduation.