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Science and Engineering Innovations Showcased at RIC SOW Challenge 2021

Science and Engineering Innovations Showcased at RIC SOW Challenge 2021

RIC SOW Challenge 2021 originated from a simple idea of ‘Spring of Wisdom’ that Royal Institute of Colombo (RIC) adheres to. It is the foundation upon which RIC’s vision of providing quality education is embedded with, i.e., by helping students to be better versions of themselves through academic pursuits along with extra-curricular activities and intellectually challenging competitions. Commencement of the Virtual Challenge The Science and Engineering Edition of the SOW Challenge commenced in July 2021 with the objective of providing a virtual platform to the school students across Sri Lanka to develop their innovative concepts, project models, and feasible solutions...

Explore Opportunities with University of London (UoL) Degree Programmes at RIC

Explore Opportunities with University of London (UoL) Degree Programmes at RIC

As you take a step towards your higher education, it becomes fundamental that the university that you choose gives you an enriching experience which creates the environment for autonomous studying and provide you with the skills necessary to succeed in the modern world. Your reputation as a graduate is closely linked to the reputation of the University you obtain your degree from. In particular, the ranking of the University that you choose is integral to its influence on your employability and further studies.   The article highlights insightful perspectives on the leading degree programmes of University of London (UoL) being...

RIC Wins it All at the Sri Lanka Universities Debating Championship (SLUDC)

RIC Wins it All at the Sri Lanka Universities Debating Championship (SLUDC)

RIC teams crowned as both, Champions and Runners-up The debating teams of Royal Institute of Colombo (RIC) were crowned Champions and Runners-up at the Sri Lanka Universities Debating Championship (SLUDC) on the 24th and 25th July 2021 organised in British Parliamentary format by the Faculty of Law, University of Colombo. SLUDC was host to many Lankan universities, including teams from the University of Colombo School of Computing, University of Jaffna, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University, SLIIT, CFPS and APIIT. Record-breaking performance by RIC debating teams RIC’s winning A-team consisted of Yuwanath De Silva and Chetan...

Becoming career-ready with Deakin degree programmes at RIC

Becoming career-ready with Deakin degree programmes at RIC

A transformation of the education system is rapidly evolving within the circumstances of the current pandemic, where students have been facing major setbacks in pursuing their international higher education aspirations. The Royal Institute of Colombo (RIC) has taken a timely initiative for students by offering a blended learning model for the Science, Engineering and Environmental fields through the Deakin Pathway Programs. Students are now able to complete their entire degree in Sri Lanka while becoming ready for a global career via Deakin Cloud Campus.   Why choose RIC to pursue the Deakin Pathway Program? With a reputation of academic excellence...

Young Environmentalists’ Challenge (YEC) 2021 concludes with the Final International Round

Young Environmentalists’ Challenge (YEC) 2021 concludes with the Final International Round

An international competition for high-school students, encouraging the development of practical engineering solutions for local environmental issues   Deakin University, Australia in conjunction with the Royal Institute of Colombo organized an international competition for high-school students of year 10 and above for the second year running. The objective of organizing this competition was to provide an exciting global opportunity for young Sri Lankan environmental champions to identify modern and creative solutions to environmental issues in Sri Lanka.   Commencement of the Young Environmentalists’ Challenge (YEC) 2021 The first Young Environmentalists’ Challenge (YEC) was held in 2020 with 15 teams from...

The Right Choice in an Era of “Choosing Yourself” – RIC Convocation 2021

The Right Choice in an Era of “Choosing Yourself” – RIC Convocation 2021

Every year, convocations the world-over celebrate the achievements of graduating classes, and present unto them the accolades of their hard work. Often, those achievements are the results of years of choices, whether in ambition, in places of study or even in the work ethic necessary to reach the pinnacle of a student’s potential. The graduating class of 2020 understand this truth more than most, as they battled unprecedented challenges to the completion of their undergraduate degrees, on account of the chaos of the Covid-19 pandemic. The Royal Institute of Colombo (RIC) pays tribute to their dignified and unsullied fortitude. These...