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Education in the present day is one of the most sought after qualities, and in this global environment it has become a greater need to obtain an internationally recognised qualification. However, due to the high cost involved in studying overseas access to a recognised qualification is restricted to most local students, as such it is a great relief for many students that they can now pursue an international qualification without leaving the shores of Sri Lanka. A great reward offered at CfPS Law School is when students are offered with an opportunity to obtain a scholarship to study the programme . Excerpt from the University of London International Programmes official website states that – “CfPS Law School has been in the forefront of legal studies for Sri Lanka for the past 27 years. An undisputed leader in the field today, CfPS is the largest institution in the private sector conduction legal studies in Sri Lanka.

Key strengths: An academic faculty comprising a panel of reputed personalities in the legal sphere of the country. High interactive lecture and tutorial sessions which ensure that the student receives individual attention and helping them discover and improve their utmost potential. State-of the-art lecture halls, which are geared with the latest technology. Facilities which includes free wi-fi; library with access to various academic texts throughout the week, and staff assistance. Career guidance is an integral part of the foundation of the CfPS Law School, with students receiving numerous opportunities in furthering their carriers through special programmes. Students are provided with unique opportunities to explore their abilities, and fine tune their skills through moot court sessions, informative court visits, educative parliamentary visits, student union debates and many such activities.

Internship programmes for students with reputed lawyers in Sri Lanka, in order to give students exposure to the practice of Law. “It was in 2011 the CfPS launched the scholarship scheme for the students” said Mr. Nanda Muruttetuwegama, the Joint Managing Director of the CfPS Law School. “We want to motivate our students and recognize talented and enthusiastic students. We at CfPS guide our students when making payments towards the University of London as well as the local tuition fees payable to CfPS”. Added Mr. Nanda Muruttetuwegama. The scholarships offered are 100%, 75%, 50% and 25%, and are scholarships on the fees payable to CfPS. “Students are selected based on a written examination conducted on IQ, General Knowledge and English written exam followed by an interview” added Mr. Nanda Muruttetuwegama. “We offer 100 scholarships worth Rs.21 Million, and we want our students to benefit from to obtain an internationally recognised academic qualification.

”CfPS will be conducting another scholarship examination on 13th of January 2019 at Mahanama College, at 2.00pm.Those who wish to apply, can attend to the exam with the their NIC. CfPS is conducting a yet another open day on the 17th of February 2019 at 2.30 pmat Sri Lanka Foundation (SLF) to introduce our courses to prospective law students. Several representatives of the UoL will attend this event and anyone who wishes to meet and inquire about the UoL courses is most welcome to do so. The CfPS Law School also offers a Certificate of Higher Education in Common Law for students, “This is essential for students who do not meet the entry requirements for the LL.B degree, as their A/L grades do not meet the entry requirements. The Cert. HE in Common Law is essentially the first year of the degree programme. Students following the Cert. HE have extra teaching hours; and each student’s progress is very closely monitored by CfPS. As such the Cert. HE provides opportunities for the students who are genuinely interested in studying law “stated Mr. Nanda Muruttetuwegama.

The classes for the Cert. HE in Common Law students are carried out on weekdays, while on weekends, classes are dedicated for the LL.B degree students. CfPS Law School also hosts an excellent orientation programme comprising, study skills and, specific research methods etc. which are aimed at preparing the student to follow the LLB and Cert. HE programme. “If you are a person who reads and has General Knowledge and you have Basic English, our aim is to see how expressive an individual is and to gauge their knowledge. They should have an open mind. These are all interests that help in studying law” added Mr. Nanda Muruttetuwegama. “We encourage students with minimum two credit passes for A/L to apply for a degree, they should also have a Credit pass in English and Sinhala at O/L.” Mr. Nanda Muruttetuwegama. He further added” at CfPS we have an excellent lecturer panel and we maintain a very high standards in academic matters.

Our panels of lecturers are highly qualified and armed with knowledge gained through practicing as lawyers.” The atmosphere at CfPS Law School is very friendly and helpful; it is located at the heart of Colombo which provides for easy access. CfPS also offers student to attend court sessions and Parliament visits. Mr. Nanda Muruttetuwegama further stated “through CfPS students gain easy access to a world class University of London Degree as they do not have to compete with thousands of international students, so if you meet the entry requirements, admissions is guaranteed”.

You can meet the representatives at CfPS Law School premises itself situated at No. 151, Dharmapala Mawatha, Colombo 7 or contact on 0112-447 790, 0112- 421 665 or 0772 244 239 or email info@cfpslawschool.com Find CfPS Law School on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/ cfps.lk and the web www.cfps.lk.