SLTC Research University Strengthens Industry-Academia Partnerships through MoU Signings

In a significant stride towards bolstering career readiness initiatives, SLTC Research University (SLTC) has achieved a noteworthy milestone by formalizing Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) with three prominent companies: Aklan International Pvt Ltd, Magicbits Pvt Ltd, and Effective Solutions Pvt Ltd. These strategic agreements aim to provide SLTC students with invaluable internship opportunities, with the potential for permanent employment based on their performance.

The MoU signing event, held at the SLTC Residential Campus in Padukka, brought together distinguished attendees, including representatives from the partnering companies and esteemed SLTC lecturers. Through these collaborations, SLTC seeks to tailor internship programs to meet the specific needs of students based on their degree programs. By gaining practical experience and valuable insights into their respective industries, students enhance their employability upon graduation.

About the Partner Companies

Effective Solutions Pvt Ltd

Effective Solutions, a renowned brand and award-winning company in Sri Lanka, has earned the trust of numerous manufacturing and service industries for its delivery of high-quality, innovative technological solutions. With a track record of continuous growth and expansion into international markets, Effective Solutions brings robust research and development capabilities to the table. Charith Vithanage, Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Effective Solutions, played a pivotal role in signing the MoU with SLTC. This collaboration underscores Effective Solutions’ confidence in SLTC graduates and its commitment to nurturing talent for the benefit of future professionals. Additionally, Effective Solutions Pvt has previously offered internships to SLTC students and conducted career readiness programs since 2022, further solidifying their dedication to talent development and industry engagement.

Magicbits Pvt Ltd

Magicbits Pvt Ltd stands out for its high-end features and unique blend of hardware and software support. The company empowers students across various domains, including coding, electronics, IoT, robotics, and AI. Magicbits provides extensive creative exploration opportunities at an affordable rate. Migara Amithodhana, CEO and Co-founder of Magicbits, signed an MoU with SLTC to offer internship opportunities. Magicbits has already demonstrated its commitment to talent nurturing by providing permanent employment positions to SLTC graduates.

Aklan International Pvt Ltd

Eng Ravi Rupasinghe signed the MoU with SLTC. Since 2020, SLTC students have had the privilege of undertaking internships at Aklan International Pvt Ltd, a testament to the company’s proactive stance towards nurturing talent. This collaboration not only provides students with invaluable hands-on experience but also reinforces Aklan International’s dedication to fostering industry-ready graduates.

Prof Veranja Karunaratne, Vice Chancellor of SLTC, expressed confidence in the efficacy of these partnerships. He emphasized their role in bridging the gap between academia and industry, stating, “This initiative marks the beginning of a sustained effort to forge meaningful collaborations with our industry partners. We are committed to providing our students with the skills and experiences necessary to thrive in today’s competitive job market.”