Imperial College of Business Studies (ICBS), one of the fastest growing education providers in Sri Lanka, held the ICBS Graduation 2022 at the BMICH where hundreds of students received their globally-recognized postgraduate degrees, degrees and diplomas amidst a large gathering of students, distinguishes guests, ICBS academic staff members and parents.
The ceremony was held under the patronage of Guest of Honour Mr Roshan Mahanama – the World Cup winning former national cricketer and renowned humanitarian of today, Dr. Teresa Jacob – University of the West of Scotland (UWS), Tom Mannapurathu Joseph – Director Strategy ISDC India, together with Dr. M. Ganeshamoorthy – Academic Dean, Pravinth Rajaratnam – Director Academic and Sivabaskaran Shanmugam – Chairman, all of ICBS.
During the event, over 130 graduates in BA (Hons) in International Business and Finance, over 35 graduates in BA International Business and Finance, over 75 graduates in BA Global and over 12 Diploma holders for International Business and Finance were conferred by the University of the West of Scotland academia and ICBS academic staff members. Additionally, over 200 graduates who had completed their MBA in International Business, over 40 finance profession graduates in CIMA Finance Leadership Programme (CGMA – FLP) and a special recognition category of awards for ICBS student achievers with top performing achievers in business school sports were all felicitated by Guest of Honour Roshan Mahanama. One of the key highlights of the event was the official launch of the paperless digital graduation souvenir through a live QR scanning of the ICBS graduation 2022, making the event a key milestone as the first of its kind in ICBS history.
While providing all students with a high quality higher education in Business and Finance, ICBS also provides them with modern facilities to venture beyond studies by engaging in various sports activities including Cricket, Rugby, Football, Badminton, Swimming, and Athletics. Students can also develop significant social and leadership skills through the ICBS Student Council which actively engages in projects on social care and responsibility. Those who possess a passion for literature can join the ICBS Reading & Writing Club which focuses on enhancing literacy skills, creative and business writing. ICBS has also gone the extra mile to ensure that students are employed through its training and development via internship programmes to provide first-hand experience in today’s competitive business world. These fundamental practices and 360-degree skills development allow the “Next Gen” student to learn invaluable skills that will propel them to face the future with greater confidence and a positive mindset.
The University of the West of Scotland (UWS) is the most preferred Public University in Scotland and has four Campuses in Scotland and one in England. Through ICBS, Sri Lankan students get the opportunity to follow the most accredited Degree programme in the world, the BA (Hons) International Business & Finance, in affiliation with the UWS. The degree provides students with access to 13 professional qualifications from various countries giving students a global passport upon completion of this prestigious degree programme.
Since its inception, ICBS has established itself as a leading Business School in Sri Lanka. ICBS’ history dates back to 1985 when it was known as CBS, which was a pioneer in CIMA education in Sri Lanka. In addition to being a pioneering education provider for undergraduate and postgraduate qualifications from the University in Scotland (UWS), ICBS also offers CIMA, SQA, and ACCA qualifications.