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Sri Lanka reiterates goal to become edu hub

Sri Lanka says it still aims to become an international education hub by 2020, despite signs earlier this year that the plans had stalled. The Higher Education Ministry said last month that it wanted attract more foreign branch campuses as well as convert local universities into world class universities.

Australia eyes Sri Lankan student market

Austrade, the Australian government’s trade and development arm, has highlighted growing recruitment opportunities in Sri Lankan schools for Australian providers, after organising a visit to Colombo. About 4,500 Sri Lankan students are currently enrolled at Australian universities, while a number of Australian HEIs operate offshore in Sri Lanka.


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