Studying abroad

Our community stretches far beyond Sri Lanka, with an influence and impact that is felt right across the globe.

Studying overseas, for any student, is a fantastic opportunity to broaden their horizons, develop new skills, enhance employability globally, and to expand cross-cultural exposure.

We at SLTC offer a 2+2 programme through which we allow our undergraduates to read the first two years of their degree in a chosen field of study at the local campus and go on to graduate from an internationally acclaimed university by transferring to one of our partner universities to read the final two years of the programme.

We’re affiliated worldwide

We at SLTC have created academic, and research partnerships with leading universities and institutions in several countries around the globe.

Academic Partners

SLTC offers multiple undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in collaboration with several global universities. These programmes provide many opportunities for our students.

Lancaster University, United Kingdom

It is currently one of only nine universities to be ranked in the top 10 across all national league tables of UK universities.[7] Lancaster was also awarded University of the Year by The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide (2018) and it holds its highest ever institutional ranking of 6th place within the guide's national table. It is also among the world top 1%, and one of the most high ranked universities affiliated to local Universities.

Deakin University, Australia

In 2016, Deakin university was ranked third-equal in Australia for graduate employability by the Times Higher Education index. In 2015, the Times Higher Education 100 Under 50 ranked Deakin University 45th in the World among the top Universities under 50 years old. Deakin is one of Australia's fastest growing research universities. 89% of Deakin's research is rated at, or above world class.

RMIT, Australia/Vietnam

RMIT is rated a five star university by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS). It is ranked as 16th in the world for art and design in the 2016 QS World University Rankings, which makes it the top art and design school in Australia and the Southern Hemisphere. It was also ranked as 16th in the top 50 universities under 50 years old by QS, and as 98th in the top 150 universities under 50 years old by Times Higher Education in 2016 (due to it gaining the status of university in 1992).

Lincoln University, New Zealand

In 2017/18 Lincoln's ranking is 319, according to Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings. Lincoln also has QS Five Stars rating. Lincoln ranks in the top 50 in the fields of Agriculture and Forestry (39th), and also Hospitality and Leisure Management (48th). Lincoln is ranked in the 401–500th bracket according to the 2017 Times Higher Education (THE) world university rankings.

Students interested in Agri Tech degrees have the opportunity of transferring to Lincoln University for the two final years of their degree.

AIT, Thailand

AIT Unified Bachelors-Masters (UBM) degree program provides SLTC students following BSc Eng. degree courses in Civil, Mechatronics, Electronics Engineering and Bio systems a direct pathway to Master degree programs at AIT, Thailand upon graduation from SLTC. The students will take selected subject modules of the AIT Masters program in the final semester of their Bachelors at SLTC delivered by AIT academics before transferring for 1 year of study at AIT, Thailand to complete the Master degree (MEng/MSc). AIT offers up to 70% fellowship for SLTC students, based on their academic performances at the undergraduate level.

Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

Trinity College is widely considered to be the most prestigious university in Ireland, and amongst the most elite in Europe. This is principally due to its extensive history, highly competitive admissions procedure, reputation with social elitism and unique relationship with both the University of Oxford and the University of Cambridge.

Texas Tech University, USA

Texas Tech University is ranked #176 in National Universities. Schools are ranked according to their performance across a set of widely accepted indicators of excellence.

Georgia Institute of Technology, USA

Georgia Tech is ranked 7th among all public national universities in the United States, 34th among all colleges and universities in the United States by U.S. News & World Report rankings, and 33rd among global universities in the world by Times Higher Education rankings. Georgia Tech is also highly regarded internationally for its engineering (4th in the nation) and business programs, and has been ranked as the "smartest" public college in America (based on average standardized test scores)

Before you go…

All students applying for the transfer programmes must achieve the required academic levels at SLTC during the two years of study in Sri Lanka.