For over a decade, SLIIT, the premier degree awarding institute, has provided students with a broad range of academic and industry opportunities. For the 5thA�consecutive year, SLIIT organized the annual HR forum together with its industry partners; IFS, Univel, ZILLIONe, Volume, Vocanic, Virtusa, SimCentric Technologies, Tetran, B Connected, MIT, Zone 24A�7, Ever Jobs, 99x Technology, Proavos, SLT, MAS, Metatechno Lanka, Logiwiz, Jagath Robotics, Mobitel, Jobs4u, Ceylon Biscuits Limited, Affno, Rezgateway and Pearson.
Along with the industry partners were Academics of SLIIT Dr. Pradeepa Samarasinghe (Head of IT a�� Faculty of Computing), Dr. Mahesha Kapurubandara (Dean International), Prof. Saman Thilakasiri (Dean Faculty of Engineering), Dr. Chulantha Kulasekere (Dean Faculty Postgraduate Programmes), Prof. Chandana Perera (Dean Faculty of Business) and the Career Guidance Unit.
The aim of this forum is to understand the progress of SLIIT graduates in the industry and get advice from experts so that we can mould our students to suit industry requirements.
Incorporating the feedback from the HR forum last year, the a�?soft skills for lifea�� workshop has been made mandatory for all students. Workshops on CV writing and interview etiquette, along with mock interviews and in-house internship programmes have also been introduced recently.