An Australian Education at the Comfort of home

Monday, 16th of October 2017 Views - 2009

The October intake of the Swinburne Foundation program at the Nawaloka College of Higher Studies was amongst the most successful and saw many young ladies and gentlemen of great potential enter the chapter of tertiary education. The orientation program was held on the 6th of October, 2017. The guest speaker at the event was Mr.Paul S e s t a (Ma n a g e r, Sc i e n c e Engineering and Technology Foundation & Pathways SUT) Mr. Sesta spoke about life in Melbourne and gave the students tips to succeed in their education as well as in their new life. Dr. Alan Robertson, Dean of Studies, NCHS inaugurated the event by welcoming the students and thereafter introducing the campus facilities, resources and staff. 

He elaborated on the role of NCHS in the current educational arena. “NCHS is providing a high quality product. A well reputed Australian university is offering their programmes directly in Sri Lanka. Through this, the students are getting the latest in Educational Methodology” he stated.

Nawaloka College of Higher Education

In keeping with its vision, the college has partnered with the global leaders in education in order to provide affordable, high quality education. The College is committed to empowering youth to be successful. What makes the programmes at NCHS unique is the relevance of the learning to the practical aspect of the subject. Swinburne has gained a reputation of being an ‘ Industryengaged, industry-informed’ university. The curriculum and teaching methodology has been designed to be relevant to the needs of the industry. Through the carefully designed curriculum, it was stated that the graduates who are produced are highly employable as they have the skill sets that are required for the world of work. “The material, course content that is available at NCHS is exactly the same to what is of fered at Swinburne. The preparation that the student receives while in Sri Lanka therefore preps the student to fit into the Australian environment with considerable ease” Dr. Robertson explained.

Partnered with the Global Leaders in Education

NCHS has partnered with the global leaders in education, the Swinbu r ne Unive r s i t y o f Technology, Califor nia State University, Monterey Bay and the Ulster University in UK. The partnerships enableNCHS to offer a range of subjects to the students. The partnerships will also eradicate most of the impediments that deter students from studying in their dream destinations. These include finances, visa and placement.

Best Academics and Facilities

Located in the heart of Colombo 03, NCHS offers the best facilities which include purpose-built engineering and computer laboratories, a resource-oriented library, study areas and ample parking space and reputed academics to administer the programs. The same syllabus, methods of delivery and evaluation as the partner universities are followed, ensuring that the pathway programs conducted at NCHS are of the same standards and quality.

Speaking about the educational methodology used at NCHS, Dr. Robertson said that it is the same methodology that is used at Swinburne. “There is much more student interaction seen through the latest educational methodology. The students are involved in the classroom.” It was explained that the students are encouraged to learn actively.

The process of education learner centered and the student’s education becomes more holistic. The students have the further advantage of being able to access the best of Swinburne from the comfort of their own homes. Access to the library and the blackboard system give students the advantage of listening in and contacting the international lectures directly if they wish to. Student loan facilities at special interest rates are also on offer to help students pursue their higher education at NCHS from reputed banking partners.

For further information call NCHS on 0777 899 998/ 011 5 899 998 or email