The Royal Institute of Colombo (RIC) has partnered with EDEX Expo 2017 as the Gold sponsor for Sri Lanka’s largest education exhibition and job fair which is scheduled to be held at the BMICH from 20-22 January 2017 and at the Kandy City Centre (KCC) on 27 & 28 January 2017.This is the third consecutive year that RIC has committed its support for EDEX Expo, which is organized annually by the Royal College Union.
Speaking of the partnership, EDEX Sponsorships Director, Mr. Nishan Jayalath, said, “We are delighted to have RIC on board for the EDEX Expo. We believe that RIC contributes immensely to the development of quality secondary and tertiary education programs in Sri Lanka, which ties in with our vision of empowering Sri Lankan Youth tobe globally competitive.”
Royal Institute (Pvt) Ltd (RI) is a reputed institution in the education field of Sri Lanka and it offers high quality programs ranging from Play Group to Cambridge A/Levels as well as local A/Levels. Royal Institute of Colombo (RIC) is the tertiary education arm of RI and operates as an independent institute, offering diplomas and degrees from reputed international higher education institutes.
Since 1990, RIC has functioned as an accredited campus for the prestigious University of London, offering Degree programs in Economics, Mathematics, Management, Accounting, Finance, International Development, International Relations and Law and a Higher Certificate in Common Law. In addition, RIC also offers two Diplomas in Economics and Social Sciences from the University of London. In 2009,RIC became the only institute in the country to be bestowed with the “Affiliate” Status for the University of London.
An International Foundation Program from the University of London is available for post O/L students, who can graduate in a minimum of four years. Academic direction for this program is provided by the prestigious London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). The Master of Laws (LL.M) of University of London offers both legal and non-legal options for professionals. Queen Mary University (QMU) and University College London (UCL) jointly provide academic management for this program which is offered through the University of London International Programs.
Furthermore, RIC offers four Degree Programs in Engineering, Sciences and, Biomedical Sciences in partnership with Deakin University Australia Plans are in progress to introduce from next year pathways in Mechatronics, Environmental Sciences and Software Engineering under the same partnership..
Mr. G.T. Bandara, Chairman RIC expressing his views stated, “At RIC we strive to offer high quality international education opportunities to Sri Lankan students at affordable costs. Therefore, we believe that this partnership with EDEX is an important one, because it helps us create awareness amongst the Sri Lankan youth regarding the plethora of opportunities available to them.
EDEX Expo Sri Lanka’s largest higher education and careers exhibition organized by the Royal College Union will be held from January 20th to 22nd 2017 at the BMICH, Colombo and on January 27th and 28th 2017 at the Kandy City Centre, Kandy.
For further details please contact the EDEX Secretariat. Tel:011 3091086 /011 5521497. E-mail [email protected] Web site www.edex.lk