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Ruhuna campus students remanded for alleged ragging, sexual assault

Matara Police has charged 19 students of the Ruhuna Campus with ragging and sexual assault after a concerted campaign supported by the university and spearheaded by freshman student-victim Darsha Udayanga.

Hizbullah not suited to be an MP in the future – AG

Parliamentarian Prof Ashu Marasinghe told Parliament today that the Attorney General's (AG) Department is of the opinion that M.L.A.M Hizbullah is not suitable to be an MP in the future because he signed contracts related to the Batticaloa campus (Pvt) Ltd.

Govt looking to “upgrade” higher education system – UNP

The Government is looking to “upgrade” higher education in Sri Lanka with a view to increasing the employability of university graduates

Arts University Teachers accuse VC of corruption

Teachers Association of the Faculty of Music (TAFM) in University of the Visual and Performing Arts (UVPA) says that the current Vice-Chancellor (VC) of the university senior Prof Sarath Chandrajeewa is accused of serious corruptions.

Top court orders Medical Council to register SAITM Grads

Delivering a comprehensive Judgment, the Supreme Court yesterday July 30 ordered the Sri Lanka Medical Council to provisionally register SAITM medical graduates as Medical Practitioners in terms of 29(2) of the Medical Ordinance.

Proposed higher education bill will have adverse consequences – FUTA

Federation of University Teachers’ Association (FCTA) says that the Higher Education Bill on Quality Assurance and Accreditation that was gazetted will have severe adverse consequences to the state university system.

16,800 university graduates to be appointed training officers

A total of 16,800 unemployed university graduates will be recruited to the state sector as trainee training officers today (30).

Proposal to ban tuition during Daham Pasal times

A Private Members Bill is being presented to Parliament to ban private tuition classes being held on Poya days and Sundays until

Ethnically mixed schools good for social reform but unrealistic – Marikkar

Despite post-Easter conversations about introducing government schools that are not divided along lines of religion or ethnicity, Sri Lanka's education system will allow such a transformation to take place, UNP Parliamentarian S. M. Marikkar said.

Teacher service will be upgraded – PM

The Government will provide comprehensive training to all untrained teachers and Sri Lanka’s school system will be upgraded to be the best system in Asia in terms of quality of education and technology, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said.

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