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Study at a university as diverse and dynamic as London itself

British Council Sri Lanka supports Sri Lankan students to obtain a world-class UK qualification in the UK by promoting HE and FE institutions. The Education UK in the British Council not only helps students to select a programme of their choice, but also helps students with selecting a suitable UK institution, accommodation, provides student visa guidance and also prepares students to face the UK culture.

London Metropolitan University works closely with the British Council Sri Lanka to provide assistance to the potential students interested in studying in London. London Metropolitan University is the largest single University in London and one of the largest in the UK, with over 32,000 students including over 7,000 international students from over 150 countries. There are over 100 students from Sri Lanka studying at the University.

Tracing back its origin to 1848, London Metropolitan University is the largest single University in London and one of the largest in the UK, with 30,000 students. The University offers their students a truly international environment and students come from over 160 countries. The University has over 100 students from Sri Lanka studying at the University and have always been one of the most popular choices for students from Sri Lanka.

The facilities for students include five libraries containing in total over 800,000 books; Europe's largest science teaching laboratory; a Bloomberg Trading Suite; Interpreting and translation centre; film, digital video and animation studios; a mock courtroom for law students; sports centre, gym and basketball court.

The University offers a range of specialised courses at the UG, PG and Research level in areas of architecture, accounting, art and design, banking, business, computing, electronics, film, law, life science management, psychology, and polymers etc. For more information on courses, visit www.londonmet.ac.uk/courses.

The University fully recognised by professional bodies such as ACCA, CIMA and ICAEW, as well as the Law Society and the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. Teaching quality at London Met was rated as "Excellent" in the most recent Government (QAA) review. Many of the staff have a rich professional background which informs teaching and strengthens research work.

Being located in central London, the University aims to provide a vocationally relevant education and link together the academic experience with the world of work. The University provides advice and helps students in getting part-time jobs and full-time jobs and internships after graduation. Sri Lanka student Alumnus Sangeetha Seneviratne said, "After working in Sri Lanka for several years, I applied for MA International Business programme, and won a full scholarship. I have now passed the MA with excellent grades and is working full-time in London in an international environment. I really enjoyed my experience in London and are very glad that London Met has truly transformed my life and enabled me to achieve my full potential" London Met proves that education in the UK is not just about passing exams. It's about individual transformation and development; through knowledge, through interaction, through personal growth and through learning about the world around us from a variety of viewpoints.

Student Recruitment and International Development Director Mark Bickerton will be interviewing prospective students willing to join UG and PG courses starting this September and 2011 on July 8, July 9 at the British Council, Colombo. For appointments contact British Council or write to

v.sabarinath@londonmet.ac.uk For more information, visit



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