Universal College Lanka (UCL) holds the unique distinction of being the only transnational education institute in Sri Lanka which exclusively provides a guaranteed pathway to the prestigious Monash University through its exclusive partnership. Since its inception, it has been in the forefront of facilitating Sri Lankan youth to acquire globally recognised business degreesfrom the prestigious Triple Crown accredited Monash Business School.Only a select few of the best business institutions receive the honour of being recognised by the three largest and most significant business school accreditation bodies in the world; the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), Association of MBAs (AMBA) and the European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS).
Monash University is a member of the Group of 8, a prestigious alliance of leading Australian universities that are recognised for excellence in teaching and research. Monash University is the only universityamong the Group of 8 to hold the “Triple Crown” accreditation for its Business School.Monash University also holds the highest possible ranking of 5 in ten research disciplines, placing itas a world class university. According to QS Global MBA Rankings of 2019, Monash University has been ranked No. 3 in Oceania and is also a Top 60 University in the world according to the QS University Rankings 2019.Students in Sri Lanka have the privilege of beginning their Monash journey right here at UCL. Students after their O/ Levels can join the Monash University Foundation Year and students after A/ Levels can enrol for the Monash College Diploma of Business which is equivalent to the first year of thedegree at the university. Upon completion, they will enter the second year of the degree and opt to major in Business or Commerceat Monash University in Australia or Malaysia. Attractive scholarships of up to 40% are being offered to eligible students based on their outstanding achievements in academic, sport or leadership.
The highly qualified UCL Faculty includes Monash Alumni who have completed PhD/MSc enabling them to offer students a superior learning experience at UCL. Senior Lecturer and Programme Coordinator for the Monash College Diploma Programmes Dr. Devangi Perera for instance, holds a PhD in Economics from Monash University.
The experience she has gained during her time at Monash University is extremely useful in imparting innovative teaching methods and better preparation of students for the standards of the university.
UCL adoptsa small-group teaching methodologyand maintains internationally recommended classroom sizes. This small-group teaching method enables lecturers to give their utmost attention to each student, and assuring 100% individual interaction during every lecture. This classroom set-up enables effective communication among lecturer and student, encourages more group discussions between students and ultimately leads to a great student-lecturer relationship which it strives to achieve.
This approach has resulted in UCL garnering over 100Monash Global Awards of Excellenceover the past three years. Monash Global Awards of Excellence are awarded to students who have achieved the highest average for a particular subject among all other Monash providers world-wide, including those studying in Melbourne, Australia.A well-integrated learning experience that is offered at UCL combines the imparting of knowledge, acquisition of skills, provision of industry exposure and the development of a winning attitude which would in turn, assist students towards carving out a career in their preferred fields, whilst flourishing as sought-after professionals in their industries.
The state-of- the- art UCL campus comprise of modern laboratories, a well-equipped library, comfortable study areas and a unique rooftop lounge for student leisure and recreation. UCL also organises and conducts both indoor and outdoor events and activities including a range of sports such as Football, Basketball, Badminton, Swimming, Squash, Futsal, Athletics etc. to help develop student engagement and enhance the student experience at UCL.
For more information on how to enrol for the Diploma of Business and other Monash programmes, contact UCL on 0774 777 000, log on to [email protected] or visit the UCL Campus conveniently located at #503, Sri Jayewardenepura Mawatha, Sri Jayewardenepura.