Spectrum Institute of Science & Technology (SIST) is the pioneering higher education provider in the field of life sciences. It was initiated in 2001 with the aim of providing young scientists an opportunity to reach their goals and exhibit their capabilities to the best of their ability. Edinburgh Napier University, a prestigious university in Scotland is the collaborative partner of SIST that offers two recognized full-time degree programmes - B. Sc. (Hons) Microbiology and Biotechnology and B.Sc. Hons Biomedical Science. Both programmes are recognized by the University Grants Commission of Sri Lanka and all four years can be completed in Sri Lanka.
The students also obtain the opportunity to apply for ENU research grants during their course of study. SIST also has multi-sectoral collaborations with internationally and nationally renowned research institutes such as Wageningen University and research - Netherlands, University of Plymouth - UK, Industrial Technology Institute - Colombo, Faculty of Medicine University of Colombo and much more. The institute is currently located in Narahenpita. The campus contains many facilities including fully furnished state of the art laboratories and a comprehensive library.
Journal club, Short courses and hands on experience workshops and industrial visits are few activities SIST carries out in order to develop the scientific skills of students. We have over 2000 alumni across industries and academics representing both national and international platforms, succeeding and standing out in their respective positions. Spectrum Institute of Science and Technology will lead you to an array of valuable opportunities and give you fruitful exposures, you won’t dream of turning down!