The William Angliss Institute @ SLIIT proudly opens the new Building Extension in style with six Board Members from the William Angliss Institute, Australia, the Chairman and Board Members here in Sri Lanka and distinguished VIP guests. The Opening Ceremony commenced with the cutting of the ribbon by Ms. Judith Slevison – Board Secretary, William Angliss Institute, Australia. All guests were escorted to the third floor Hot Kitchen for the traditional milk boiling and lighting of the oil lamp ceremony. Both Mr. Nicholas Hunt – Chief Executive Officer, William Angliss Institute @ SLIIT and Mr. Anuk Weerasinghe – Managing Director here locally in Sri Lanka spoke about the facilities, the exciting opportunities for the students to study well and shine, proceedings continued with a thank you to the entire building extension contractors, suppliers and to Chairman Mr. Errol Weerasinghe, Management and Staff of the William Angliss Institute @ SLIIT.
After the speeches, it was time to go to the second floor Patisserie Kitchen where an outstanding Sri Lankan morning tea was arranged by all in the Patisserie Team, followed by a tour of the entire building and then a celebratory lunch for all of the guests. The new Building Extension contains two kitchens (Hot Kitchen & Patisserie). Both kitchens have state of the art European equipment to enhance teaching delivery and allowing the students to use the highest standards of equipment to benefit their studies and be career ready. Other brand-new facilities include three classrooms, larger food stores, modern washrooms/ changerooms including showers and to top it all off, we are now finishing the final stages of the Roof Top Training Bar/ Student Recreation area.
Image Caption – Opening the New Building by Ms. Judith Slevison – Board Secretary of William Angliss Institute Australia.