Horizon Campus recently signed an MoU with the University of Moratuwa to offer the Bachelor of Information Technology (BIT) offered by the UoM at its regional centres in Kandy, Kurunegala, Kalutara & Matara. The other four regional centers namely in Negambo, Anuradhapura, Rathnapura & Badulla have also been reviewed by the University of Moratuwa and is to get approval shortly.
The MoU was signed by the Vice Chancellor of UoM, Prof. K. K. C. K. Perera & the Chairman of Horizon campus, Mr. Upul Daranagama.
The aim of this MoU is to build scientific and technical knowledge of students in these regions and equip them with the skills and knowledge necessary to enable them to compete successfully in the fast evolving and dynamic IT industry and build successful careers.
Mr. Upul Daranagama said.” I am very happy to sign this agreement and look forward to work closely with University of Moratuwa to provide students to chance study for this comprehensive IT degree that will give them a host of opportunities in the field of IT. I am confident that this will benefit many talented students across the country “.
The event was attended by the staff of the faculty of IT & CODL, UoM and staff of Horizon Campus.
Horizon Campus was established in the year 2009 with the vision to impart quality education for all students across the country. Horizon Campus currently provides higher education opportunities in IT at affordable rates for a large segment of youth from all walks of life. They offer Bachelor of Science Honours in Information Technology & Bachelor of Information Technology Honours in Networking and Mobile Computing degree programs through their well-equipped IT labs, backed by a well experienced lecturer panel.
This MOU signifies yet another initiative of Horizon campus to reach out and offer IT education and career opportunities for talented youth in all the regions of the country.
Horizon Campus, Malabe recently held its annual convocation to confer Diplomas, Degrees and its Master programs for students graduating from International partner Universities in UK, USA, and Malaysia.
The Director General, National Science Foundation Prof: Ananda Jayawardena was the Chief Guest at this event . Dr.Mary Stiasny Pro–Vice Chancellor from the University of London , Mr.Upil Dharanagama, The Chairman of Horizon Group of Companies, Dr.Ruwan Perera Acting Vice Chancellor of Horizon Campus, and Mr.Ajitha Wanasinghe, CEO of Horizon Campus, were the other dignitaries that graced the occasion.
Students who completed their Diploma in Bio technology from Nilai University Malaysia, the certificate in Higher Education in Common Law, LL.B and B.Sc. degrees from the University of London International Programmes, Herzing University USA and the Master of Business Administration from Horizon Campus, were conferred with their respective awards at the ceremony.
The Chief Guest Prof: Ananda Jayawardena, congratulated the graduates and said that the decision they had made by acquiring higher and quality education from Horizon Campus puts them at the verge of many greater opportunities in the country and the world at large. He urged them to live by example and uphold and embrace the ethical and professional conduct learned at the Campus. He said that all the students should attach great importance in striving for integrity and in embodying the spirit of hard work gained though their studies and to maintain these standards throughout their career.
The Pro Vice Chancellor of the University of London, Dr.Mary Stiasny delivered a speech in which she expressed her congratulations to the students and extended her respect and gratitude to their teachers, parents and friends who had made great contributions to the students’ success. She said this day signified a day of celebration and pride and encouraged the students to pursue their chosen career paths with passion, be aware of new opportunities along the way and to utilize the knowledge they have gained to give value to the industries and organizations they serve.
The graduation ceremony reflected the pride that Horizon Campus takes in its staff, faculty and students and its commitment to develop the right set of skills, attitudes, knowledge and values so that their students can confidently meet the global challenges of the 21st century.
Therefore, as an institution that instills virtue and integrity while engaged in the pursuit of excellence in providing the best education for talented young people in the country, this graduation ceremony marked another year of success for Horizon Campus in nurturing outstanding graduates to be the future leaders of the nation.
Deans’ List Award Ceremony of Faculties of Information Technology and Management
The Internal Quality Assurance Unit of the Horizon Campus introduced a Deans’ List to honor students of exceptional achievement during their education in different faculties. Motivating students to achieve their highest possible academic standards and to encourage students to be engaged in campus/community service are the two main objectives of introducing Deans’ List.
The Deans’ List Award Ceremony was organized by the IQAU and held on 21st December 2016. Mr. Upul Daranagama, Chairman and Prof. Colin N. Peiris, Vice-Chancellor of the Horizon Campus awarded certificates to recipients. Staff members and students of the campus graced the occasion. Recipients of the Deans’ list are as follows:
Faculty of Management
Ms. Chamika Nishamalee
Ms. Imasha Ushani
Ms. Kaveesha Prabhashwari Yasanayake
Ms. D S Samaraweera
Ms. C M P Sanduni Umesha Perera
Ms. Dulmini Yasodhanie Wickramaratne
Ms. Manasha Anjalie Weerasinghe
Ms. Bawatharini Panneerselvam
Ms. Hamsathvany Navaretnam
Mr. R.B.L.I. Pathinayaka
Ms. M.A. Sanduni Tharika
Ms. Ruwan Pathirana
Ms. Balraj Mayurani
Mr. Prasanga Sandaruwan
Mr. M. Rizan M. Fiham
Ms. Nisansala Sewwandi Gamage
Faculty of Information Technology
Asha Erandi Jayasooriya
Today, the 25th of October 2016, marked a historic day for the Faculty of Science as well as Horizon Campus! Students from Batch 1 Degree and Diploma courses organised an open blood donation programme for the first time at the Campus. The event was a tremendous success where we had over 75 successful donation and we hope to build on this success in the years that follow.
We at the Science Faculty would like to extend our warmest of THANK YOU’ to all of those who took part in the event and a special thank you to the students of Batch 1 who organised this!”