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DFCC Pinnacle Junior Partners Gateway College for the Gateway Robotics Competition 2024
DFCC Pinnacle Junior recently sponsored the first-ever Gateway National interschool Robotics Championship for Local and international Schools, further cementing DFCC Bank’s commitment to education and innovation. Approximately 25 schools across the island participated in this prestigious competition, highlighting the growing interest and talent in robotics among young students. DFCC Pinnacle is the highest-tier premium banking experience provided by DFCC Bank PLC, featuring a range of bespoke banking solutions tailored for its most discerning customers.

As the Banking Partner for the Gateway National Robotics Championship, DFCC Pinnacle Junior helped to foster a culture of innovation and critical thinking among students. By providing a platform for young minds to explore robotics, this partnership aligns with DFCC Pinnacle Junior’s goal of nurturing talent and inspiring lifelong learning. The robotics competition thus provided a platform for students to highlight their creativity and problem-solving abilities, fostering a spirit of healthy competition and encouraging students to push their boundaries. By working together, DFCC Bank and Gateway College demonstrate the potential for progress through collaboration in pursuing a prosperous future for Sri Lanka.

Commenting on the partnership, Shera Hassan, Head of Pinnacle/Branch Banking Planning, and Implementation Vice President said, “We believe in empowering the next generation through education and innovation. By supporting events like the Gateway National Robotics Championship, we are investing in the future leaders of Sri Lanka and encouraging them to reach new heights. Accordingly, these are investments into the future of our nation as we look towards fostering a vibrant talent pool and many opportunities for growth, success, and fulfilment.”

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SLIIT university shortlisted for ‘Oscars of Higher Education’ – The Awards Asia 2024
Emphasizing SLIIT’s commitment to scholarly excellence, it has achieved a historic milestone by being the only Sri Lankan educational institution shortlisted for the prestigious THE Awards Asia 2024, widely regarded as the ‘Oscars of Higher Education’ in Asia.

Originating in the UK and expanded to Asia in 2019, THE Awards Asia celebrates academic excellence and innovation in higher education across the Asian continent. This year’s edition attracted well over 600 entries from leading universities in Asia.

The university’s outstanding accomplishment lies in being the sole Sri Lankan university shortlisted for the Research Project of the Year in the Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences category. This recognition is attributed to the project titled ‘Elderly Population and Global Economies,’Supervised by Prof. Ruwan Jayathilaka, and authored by undergraduate students Thaveesha Jayawardhana, Sachini Anuththara, Thamasha Nimnadi, and Ridhmi Karadanaarachchi from the SLIIT Business School,

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SLT-MOBITEL powers advancement of nation’s agriculture supporting 2nd phase of Agri Saviya – Marketing Asseweduma
Contributing to the enrichment of Sri Lanka’s agriculture and strengthening the commitment to Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG), SLT-MOBITEL, the National ICT Solutions Provider, powered the 2nd phase of the Agri Saviya - Marketing Asseweduma initiative recently.

Aimed at transforming farmers into Agripreneur leaders of tomorrow, Agri Saviya acts as the lifeline in nourishing farmers with the right knowledge and technical skills towards building a modern agricultural development in Sri Lanka. In the initial phase, 40 farmers received scholarships for the Certificate in Agri Business and Entrepreneurship (CABE), a first-of-its-kind qualification available in Sri Lanka, offered by the Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing (SLIM).

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