Sri Lanka’s latest addition to the International Higher Education institution, Rangiri Institute of Management & Technology (RMIT Campus), was launched recently.
RMIT Campus will initially operate from Makola and Dambulla and will offer UK Awards English language diplomas, Masters and Doctoral programs from UGC-recognized European universities. RMIT Campus is the education arm of Rangiri Holdings, a diversified group of companies with interests in hospitality, textiles, construction, and outbound training. It was founded in 2006 with the vision to offer internationally recognized educational programs at an affordable rate in collaboration with world-class universities especially for rural youth. The Chairman is involved in a variety of industries, including sports, garment and garment accessory manufacture, media, and event management. He has worked in a variety of senior positions in global corporations.
Chairman Rangiri Group and RMIT Campus Nihal Pathirage, said that they have identified education as an important part of the group’s human resource development. “Education and skill development are one of our focus areas, and we provide outbound training and outbound learning in the public and private sectors on physical, mental, emotional, and social adjustment; individual differences; personality; thinking, reasoning, and problem-solving.“We also provide educational assistance in developing language skills and awarding foreign qualifications which are recognized globally. “I can assure you that thousands of students who will graduate from RMIT Campus will be placed at the premium positions in the industry or in academia in Sri Lanka and abroad.”
Dr. Mohan Pathirana, Vice President of RMIT Campus said “RMIT Campus will expand both locally and internationally to become one of Sri Lanka’s most sought-after private sector educational institutions, offering world-class education, faculty, facilities, and resources to Sri Lankans of all ages”.
Asoka Amarasekera group director of RMIT Campus on this occasion stated that Rangiri Holdings decided to set up RMIT Campus with a vision to “Educate, Learn, Innovate and Contribute to Make the World Better Place” Rangiri holdings with a diversified background and with over 15 years of experience in Hospitality, Textile Construction, and co-operate training flanked by sixteen companies will provide high-quality education and training with a novel perspective in association with industry experts and faculty, delivered island-wide with world-class education institutes and universities.