University of Colombo
The oldest University in Sri Lanka, the University of Colombo is a sprawling complex located in the heart of the capital city of Colombo. In keeping with its motto “Buddhi Sarvathra Bhrajate”, Sanskrit for “Wisdom Enlightens”, the University of Colombo strives to maintain academic excellence in all areas of study. The University of Colombo has Eight Faculties with 43 Academic Departments, a Campus, a School, 7 Institutes and several Centres and Units. Many undergraduate and postgraduate study courses in the fields of Arts, Science, Medicine, Management, Finance, Law, Education, IT, Aesthetic Studies. Molecular Biology etc are conducted by the University. The University also offers several other services, such as library services, career guidance, and services for differently-abled students.
University of Moratuwa
The University of Moratuwa is located on the bank of the Bolgoda Lake in Katubedda, Moratuwa is the most sought after technological university in Sri Lanka. Apart from academics including undergraduate and postgraduate studies, the University of Moratuwa presents social and cultural activities, student services, societies, and sports and recreational activities. The institution was known as Ceylon College of Technology, Katubedda (Katubedda Tech) before gaining university status. Its roots go back to the Institute of Practical Technology founded in 1960 to provide technical education. Students from the University of Moratuwa have won competitions for Google Summer of Code in 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, and 2011, Imagine Cup Sri Lanka and IEEEXtreme Competition. In the Google Summer of Code, University of Moratuwa was ranked as the top university worldwide in the number of awards received by students for the five-year period from its inception in 2005. The University of Moratuwa won the Microsoft Imagine Cup Sri Lankan Software Design Finals in five out of eight occasions, including 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2012. In addition to this, the university maintains a stellar record in the world stage in competitions such as the CFA Investment Research Challenge and the CIMA Global Business Challenge.
Cinnamon Lakeside Hotel
Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo sits in the heart of Colombo, nestled between a lake and the bustling city, creating the perfect, urban getaway. Like a beacon for the weary traveler and a call to the busy bee, Cinnamon Lakeside is the perfect way to escape within the city and find the luxuries of resort life. It is also the most extraordinary business hotel in Colombo, housing the largest city swimming pool, spectacular landscaping and an atmosphere of adventure. It is also home to a floating restaurant, an aqua foot lounge, delectable international cuisine and inspiring event venues. Stunning views of the Beira Lake and its stylishly chilled architecture combine to transport every visitor to a far-away place of peace and punctuation, heightening the senses at all times.