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The inaugural ‘RIC Law Journal 2020’

The inaugural ‘RIC Law Journal 2020’

The inaugural ‘RIC Law Journal 2020’ was ceremonially launched on 06 March 2021 at the newly built Auditorium at the Royal Institute of Colombo. The ceremony was presided over by the President of the Bar Association of Sri Lanka, President’s Counsel, Mr Kalinga Indatissa, and attended by the Senior Review Committee consisting of many imminent legal professionals in the country; law students at RIC and across the country, who authored articles for the journal; the management and the academic staff of RIC and the members of the Law Students’ Association of RIC (LSARIC).     Representing the Senior Review committee former Additional Solicitor...

Introducing the Deakin Cloud Campus at RIC: because COVID shouldn’t steal your thunder

Introducing the Deakin Cloud Campus at RIC: because COVID shouldn’t steal your thunder

Your Future is Cloudy – and that’s a good thing. Take full advantage with RIC’s new blended learning initiative For the first time in Sri Lanka, Royal Institute of Colombo (RIC) brings to you the Blended Learning initiative in collaboration with the Deakin University. This initiative has been specifically introduced for the students who have faced a major setback in starting their international degree programme in Australia due to COVID-19 restrictions. The distress of losing peer connection and classroom environment has left students finding themselves feeling adrift. Families, on the other hand, who rely on the support and guidance of...

Blockchain and Banking; The Death of Bank Fraud

Blockchain and Banking; The Death of Bank Fraud

  The banking industry has a long-standing history stemming from the times of global empires that needed a way to pay for foreign goods and services, with something that could be exchanged more easily. In its early days, coins of varying sizes and metals served in the place of fragile, impermanent paper bills or other means of exchange such as livestock and precious stones. These coins, however, needed to be kept in a safe place and ancient homes did not have the benefit of security to keep their money safe and therefore the wealthiest people held accounts at their temples,...

Afterschool, Undergrad

Afterschool, Undergrad

Congratulations! You’ve just completed your A/Ls! You have now completed an early, but important, stage in your academic life. While you take a moment to breathe and enjoy the results that you have worked for, we would urge you to not be too complacent. We want you to think about what comes afterwards. Your present success should always lead to something greater, and what better way to celebrate your efforts than by choosing the best possible path for your Degree? Selecting a Degree Programme It is important to note that your reputation as a graduate is closely linked to the...

6 Ways to identify a fake degree

6 Ways to identify a fake degree

  In a world where many brands are being copied or faked, education has absolutely no exception. It is a common scenario where entities with low or no credibility offer degrees / diplomas that are fake, owing to the high demand for higher education around the globe. Within such a context, students face numerous difficulties in selecting a credible degree programme offered by an accredited university. Many fake degree programmes direct the focus of students only to pass examinations and not provide them with sound academic knowledge and soft skills required of professionals. As such, it is of utmost importance...

Creating leaders of tomorrow with unmatched academic excellence

Creating leaders of tomorrow with unmatched academic excellence

With over 40 years of experience in the field of higher education, Royal Institute of Colombo (RIC) is undoubtedly the name sought after by anyone that aspires quality education. Having affiliations to the prestigious University of London and Deakin University Australia, RIC has produced numerous professionals steering leading entities both locally and globally. The academic direction for BSc. and LLB degree programmes of the University of London is being provided by the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). In fact, RIC was listed among the top 5 out of over 120 global teaching centers of the University of...

Importance Of Healthcare! 

Importance Of Healthcare! 

When the directors of globally prestigious audit firms sat down to write their customary annual Healthcare forecast for 2020 – they proposed the industry focus on delivering cost-effective care, better patient experience, embrace new technology, attract & retain skilled staff. The thought leaders and their teams may have envisioned that they had played their part in steering the world in the right direction. Come March 2020, none of the recommendations would prove to help the world fight the global COVID 19 pandemic. What proved to work was the act of simply going back to the basics; the use of the...

Data Science, Business Analytics and Digital Innovation in its practical form; A post-session review from a student-perspective

Data Science, Business Analytics and Digital Innovation in its practical form; A post-session review from a student-perspective

The Heads of Big Data and Data Science of the digital transformation company ZONE24x7 facilitated an interactive forum that was of profound value to the student community at RIC. This session careened towards the purpose of enlightening undergraduates of avenues in which accumulated knowledge could be utilized in an industrial setting. Zone 24×7 is an international company that has relentlessly labored towards “enhancing the emotional experience” of their clients. In their endeavors of linking the tech giants of Silicon Valley with clients across the globe, they have also received opportunities to provide retail navigation to two department store chains in...

Performance-based Scholarships for the Bachelor of Laws (LLB) Students of the University of London

Performance-based Scholarships for the Bachelor of Laws (LLB) Students of the University of London

Achieving a First Class for your LLB from a prestigious university is an exceptional achievement. The Royal Institute of Colombo (RIC) through its University of London programmes has paved the way for Sri Lankan students to achieve these academic and career goals in exponential ways. In circumstances where the total LLB First Classes (University of London) for the entire globe remains extremely limited per year, RIC has been able to produce 9 First Class LLB graduates as well as 772 Second Class (Honours) graduates over the past few years. These achievements have opened up many avenues for them in terms...

Digital Infrastructure through a Pandemic

Digital Infrastructure through a Pandemic

  The role of digital infrastructure amidst the coronavirus pandemic has proven to be quite grandeur. With the constant updates and revolutionary measures made to technology, it certainly proves to play a quintessential role in the containment of Covid-19.  Digital infrastructure being a means of communication, a source of information and backend for newer medical innovation, exceptionally demonstrates the rapid evolution of a smart economy. To add to that, Artificial Intelligence (AI) is one such example that has immensely assisted during the global crisis. Dennis Hassabis, the founder of the now Google owned software ‘Deepmind’- was able to utilise functions...