WCMT EDEX Silver Sponsor
Western College for Management and Technology (WCMT) a Board of
Investment approved institution will be associated with EDEX 2011 as the
Silver Sponsor. EDEX 2011 is an event that provides Sri Lankans the
avenue to interact with several institutions in higher education all
under the same roof and gain information.
EDEX Security Director Rehan Gunasekera, Royal College Union
Assistant Secretary Chandana Aluthgama, Western College for
Management and Technology Administration Director Raj
Nambiar, EDEX Chairman Kamal Abeysinghe, EDEX Local
Marketing Director Upul Rajapakse and EDEX Sponsorship
Director Hasith Premathilaka after exchanging agreements.
The Bolton University, UK will establish its second branch campus in
Colombo to be housed at WCMT.
Both the University and its partner, the BOI approved WCMT, have
identified Colombo as an ideal location for the new Bolton campus.
The WCMT campus is designed to be a state-of-the-art facility
strategically located on Galle Road and will be accessible to students
from across Colombo and the suburbs.
WCMT commences academic operations through February 2011 with its
hybrid program in Business and Computing.
Starting February Sri Lankan students will be able to pursue Business
Management and Computing programs at the undergraduate and postgraduate
levels with six programs.
Starting Fall 2011, a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate
programs in engineering, business and computing will commence in Colombo
with scheduled online classes.
Bolton University is one of the UK's fastest growing Universities.
September 2011 applications have increased three fold compared with UK
national average. The University has received the highest
recommendations for its recent UK teaching quality audits.
The eighth EDEX Expo which is a project of the Royal College Union
will be held on January 22, 23 and 24 at the BMICH Colombo and on 26 and
27 at the Kandy City Centre.
HSBC Platinum sponsor
HSBC announced its association with the National Higher Education and
Careers Expo EDEX 2011 to be the Platinum sponsor and official bank.
Taking part in the EXPO for the third consecutive year, HSBC Lifestyle
Education loans and Credit Card Flexi Plans will be offered to aspiring
students seeking education opportunities, enabling them to achieve their
academic goals, through the investment in higher education.
The EXPO scheduled from January 22-24 at the BMICH will conclude with
the second leg held at the Kandy City Centre on January 26 and 27.
During the twin exhibition, students who wish to invest wisely in
their higher education in any chosen field, will have the opportunity to
sign up for HSBC's Lifestyle Education Loans and credit card Flexi
Plans, that are loaded with advantages for both students and parents. In
addition to offering financial solutions, HSBC has partnered with
leading institutes to offer exclusive discounts on study programs and
educational tools such as laptops, internet connections and other
Embracing the vision 'To empower Sri Lankan youth to be globally
competitive', EDEX is the country's largest platform for local and
foreign post- secondary educational service providers, skills
development and training institutions and prospective employers to
showcase their services and career pathway.
This year's EXPO will comprise over 300 stalls representing over 20
countries and will be the one-stop platform for students, school
leavers, undergraduates and parents alike to seek guidance from
representatives of local and foreign universities and educational
institutions in higher education, vocational training and skills