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Sunday, 15 August 2010





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Sri Lanka and UK Education partnership strengthened

Deputy British High Commissioner, Mark Gooding launches the program in the presence of Head of International Office, Northumbria University Neil Slater, CIMA Regional Director, South Asia & Middle East Bradley Emerson and President, BMS W.A. Wijewardena.

Northumbria University, based in Newcastle UK maintains a reputation as one of Britain’s best modern universities Chartered Institute of Management Accounting (CIMA), a popular professional qualification in Sri Lanka launched an innovative degree pathway for CIMA qualified students at British High Commission, Colombo. The pathway ensures that CIMA qualified students can obtain both professional and academic qualifications through CIMA study pathway. This has been a long time need for CIMA students.

Speaking at the launch British Deputy High Commissioner Mark Gooding, said, “the degree pathway is an innovative approach to increase access for Sri Lankan students to a British Degree.

This programme will further strengthen the education partnerships between Sri Lanka and the UK.” He commended the efforts of Northumbria, CIMA and BMS local university partner in setting up this degree programme to provide the opportunity for Sri Lankan students to gain internationally recognised British qualifications.

CIMA Regional Director South Asia and Middle East Bradley Emerson said, Northumbria, a modern generation university and CIMA is a next generation qualification which makes the perfect combination to develop the best degree pathway ever introduced in Sri Lanka. Former Deputy Governor Central Bank and President, BMS W.A. Wijewardena said the launch of the CIMA degree pathway is another milestone in the future education in Sri Lanka.



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