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HORIZON CAMPUS ACHIEVES TOP RESULTS IN BIO TECHNOLOGY

The Biotechnology degree delivered by Horizon Campus in partnership with Nilai University in Malaysia, is designed to train future scientists in the application and principles of developing solutions in the areas of biotechnology and research.
It consistently received high ratings from their students for the quality and comprehensiveness of the study programs and the facilities offered on campus.
However one of the most important measures of the success of a degree program is the accomplishments gained by its graduates.
Confirming the top quality of their study programs, Horizon campus recently set a high standard of achievement with their students of the June – September batch of 2018, attaining 100% pass rates for the BSc.(Hons) in Bio Technology from Nilai University in the most demanding subjects including Industrial Microbiology, Forensic Science, Drug and Pharmaceutical Technology, Bio process engineering, Plant cell and tissue culture and Biotechnology in crop improvement.
Through this success, Horizon Campus has established itself as one of the leading higher education institutes in the country for Bio Technology studies. Having embarked on an initiative to establish a top rated, well equipped science faculty in line with global standards in Sri Lanka, Horizon has today been instrumental in offering a host of lucrative career opportunities to a large number of students in the fields of Molecular and Medical Biotechnology, Genetics, Marine and Environmental Biotechnology and Food Technology, showcasing that their degrees has a great value in the marketplace.
Dr.LekhaWanasekera, Dean of the Faculty of Science stated “We are proud that our students are getting a great value for their investment in studying with us. Our programs offers more than an education. It helps set them up for life long careers.
Our ultimate aim is that our graduates make a difference in the sphere of bio technology through their innovations and knowledge.
We hope to be one of the first choice institutes in the country for biotechnology education”.
Mr.UpulDharangama. Chairman of Horizon Campus endorsed” At Horizon we work hard to build academic, research and value driven partnerships with some of the good universities around the world. Through such initiatives we intend to infuse a global perspective into all aspects of our programs and offer our students enhanced learning and research opportunities.
We are pleased to note that Horizon continues to achieve great results in biotechnology education and research at the graduate level.
The achievements of these students are a testament that the faculty at Horizon excel in their fields of study and are reaching a high level in their roles as educators.
Additionally it acknowledges the emphasis we place on student success, which is a key part of the strategic plan for our campus.
In the wake of this achievement, Horizon Campus, in appreciation of students who have shown academic excellence including research work, has taken the initiative of organizing a research symposium under the guidance of the Vice Chancellor, Professor S.J.B.A. Jayasekera.
This multi-disciplinary symposium will be held in 2019 April, focusing on the dissemination of the outcome of research projects carried out by the undergraduates of Horizon Campus.

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