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Thursday, June 6, 2013

13 University Colleges in Sri Lanka 2014 - Ministry of Youth Affairs

University Colleges in Sri Lanka 2014 - Ministry of Youth Affairs
Sri Lanka's Ministry of Youth Affairs and Skills Development plans to set up 13 University Colleges island wide to create alternate learning pathways up to the degree level for students who are leaving formal education.

The government will set up 4 university colleges by upgrading the existing training centers falling under the purview of the Ministry.

Establishment of University Colleges (Construction Work) - initial steps are being taken by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Skills Development to establish 13 University Colleges in 2013 in the following manner:

•    02 University Colleges in Belwood Aesthetic Centre and Sapugaskanda Vocational Training Centre;
•    University College on Health Studies in the premises of Sri Jayawardenapura Hospital; and
•    University College in Ampara in the new buildings constructed at the premises of the College of Technology Ampara under the 'Deyata Kirula' Programme.

In addition to the above, 09 University Colleges are to be constructed in Ratmalana, Kuliyapitiya, Thalalla, Baddegama, Katunayake, Anuradhapura, Borella, Katubedda and Jaffna. A total sum of Rs .3173 million has been allocated for the purpose in 2013.


The proposal made by Hon. Dallas Alahapperuma, Minister of Youth Affairs and Skills Development to proceed with the activities relating to the construction work of the 09 University Colleges subject to the stipulations made by the General Treasury, was approved by the Cabinet.

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