Imperial College of Business Studies (ICBS), one of the fastest-growing education providers in Sri Lanka, successfully conducted the 2020 Convocation ceremony where over 300 students received their globally-recognized undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in the field of International Business offered by the University of the West of Scotland (UWS).
During the ceremony, degrees were conferred to students who had successfully completed the Diploma in International Business & Finance, BA International Business & Finance, BA (Hons) International Business & Finance, BA Global Business, and MBA International Business from the University of the West of Scotland (UWS). Given the pandemic situation in the country, the ceremony was held in accordance with the strict health guidelines given by the authorities.
The ceremony was attended by – Dean of Indian School of Commerce (ISC) – India, Pravinth Rajaratnam – Academic Director and Shangmugam Sivabaskaran – Operations Director of ICBS Sri Lanka, lecturers from ICBS Colombo and Kandy campuses, other ICBS staff members. Due to the pandemic situation, the UWS representatives attended the ceremony virtually.
One of the highlights of the evening was the presenting of “Best Performance Awards” to the most outstanding students who were undergraduates and postgraduates from Colombo and Kandy campuses from the September 2019/20 and March 2019/20 batches. The 12 brilliant, students recognized for their excellent performances were D.S.R. Wijethunga, R.M.S.C. Rathnayake, Jayani Dananjana Rathnayake, Muhandiram Rallage Ruvini Nisansala Yatigammana, Jayakumar Rajasekar, Christeen Thilini Wasundara David, Shivane Mugunthan, Siranjan Thangarajan, Nilanga Shane Ponnamperuma, Rajapaksha Mudiyanselage Panchali Nayanthara Bowatte, Ruwanpura Jayani Pushpitha Mendis and Tikiri Sapumal Bandara Mahagedara.
The University of the West of Scotland (UWS) is the most preferred Public University in Scotland and has four Campuses in Scotland and one in England. It is part of the “Top 600 World University” as well as the “Top 150 World Young University” rankings and is widely considered one of the best most modern universities in the UK. Through ICBS, Sri Lankan students get the opportunity to follow the most accredited Degree programme in the world, the BA (Hons) International Business & Finance, in affiliation with the UWS. The degree provides students with access to more than 10 professional qualifications from various countries giving students a global passport upon completion of this prestigious degree programme.
Since its inception, ICBS has established itself as a leading Business School in Sri Lanka. ICBS’ history dates back to 1985 when it was known as CBS, which was a pioneer in CIMA education in Sri Lanka. In addition to being a pioneering education provider for undergraduate and postgraduate qualifications from the University in Scotland (UWS), ICBS also offers CIMA, SQA, and ACCA qualifications.