With a vision to be a center of excellence to disseminate knowledge, promoteA�innovation and produce world-class intellectuals to best serve the nation,A�SLIITA�was established inA�1999. With more than 7,000 registered students,A�SLIITA�stands tall among private higher educationA�institutes in the country.
Why select SLIIT?
The highly qualified, dedicated in-houseA�academic staffA�at SLIIT continues to be one of theA�greatest strengths. Many staff members are involved in research projects and significantlyA�contributes to several mega projects ranging from the Lotus Tower to the Colombo-KatunayakeA�Expressway. SLIITa��s academic programmes cater to Bachelors andA�Post GraduateA�Degrees in theA�fields of Computer, Business, Engineering, Architecture and Hospitality. Students could opt toA�graduate with a highly recognized SLIIT degree or transfer to one of SLIITa��s renowned foreignA�partner universities in Australia, UK, U.S.A or Canada.
In addition to its academic collaborations, SLIIT a highly networked institute, has strongA�links with leading companies such asA�99X,A�Virtusa,A�Brandix,A�MicrosoftA�andA�IBM. With the aim ofA�preparing students to join the industry, SLIIT has partnered with 10 leading companies to facilitateA�in-house internship programmes.
Life at SLIIT
Students can participate in over 20 different types of sporting activities, a wide range ofA�societies & clubs such as; Student Interactive Society, Rotaract Club, SLIIT Gaming Community,A�faculty events, CSR events and student led events; such as musical shows and talent shows. TheA�multicultural and multinational community that makes up SLIIT, further enriches the lives ofA�students at SLIIT.
The SLIIT student services comprises of a dedicated team to provide services such as; aA�student help desk, student forum, a career guidance unit, medical facility, inter a�� campus studentA�transport service, an English help desk, student housing and a modern recreation center.
SLIIT has thus far produced over 9,000 graduates and has formed an alumni association toA�maintain a global SLIIT community, network with one another and provide necessary support;A�such as mentoring to current students.
One suchA�SLIIT alumniA�is Dilshan Silva; a PhD holder from Imperial College London.A�Dilshan attributes his success to SLIIT, for giving him a solid foundation in terms of training andA�skills needed to achieve his academic goals. a�?Due to its excellent teaching and campus facilities,A�SLIIT is an institute with very high standards. Being selected to a leading International SoftwareA�Company for employment further proves the high quality and recognition given to SLIIT. I willA�always be indebted to the highly dedicated panel of lecturers for their guidance towards myA�successa�? noted Dilshan.
Being recognized as the first degree awarding institute in the country to have its BSc (Hons)A�programme in IT accredited by theA�Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET)A�cements SLIITa��sA�status as not just the premier degree awarding institute but also as a great place to learn and buildA�a career.