Australia’s Number One Young University, University Of Technology Sydney (Uts) Launched In Colombo

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Words : Indika Madapatha Sellahewa
Photos : Nirmala Dhananjaya

The Prime Minister of Sri Lanka, Mr Ranil Shriyan Wickremesinghe officially launched Colombo’s newest international higher education college, ‘UTS Insearch Sri Lanka’, recently at the Shangri-la hotel.

Attending the launch event were: Australia’s High Commissioner to Sri Lanka, His Excellency Mr David Holly; Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President (International) for the University of Technology Sydney (UTS), Mr. Iain Watt; Managing Director of UTS Insearch Mr. Alex Murphy, Mr. Peter Harris, Chief Business Development officer and more than 200 dignitaries, business leaders and educators from Colombo.

The launch will see UTS bring its latest developments in higher education learning from Sydney to support the skills and knowledge Sri Lankan students need for international study and career success. The’ initial investment in Sri Lanka is more than US$2 million and affirms Australia’s commitment and close ties to Sri Lanka. Australia is a welcoming destination for Sri Lankan students, with more than 170,000 people of Sri Lankan heritage already part of the Australian community. According to UNESCO, Australia is the top destination for internationally mobile students from Sri Lanka, with almost 40% of the 19,000 Sri Lankans who study abroad each year choosing to study in Australia.

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