British Council offices in Colombo, Kandy and Jaffna will be closed on Tuesday 29 July due to the Ramadan Festival holiday. 

We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

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Role of English in skills development in South Asia (Report)

Access the report on the Role of English in skills development in South Asia

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Registrations for Young Learners, Adults and IELTS has been extended to 3 August

British Council courses now in Jaffna!

Book your English Check-up (placement test) for a course in Jaffna.

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Register for your Cambridge Exams Online

Registrations have now become so much easier with our new online registration system.

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Welcome to the British Council in Sri Lanka

We connect people with learning opportunities and creative ideas from the UK. Whether you want to learn or teach English, take an exam, study in the UK or discover upcoming events, this is the place to start. Find out more about us.

English courses in Matara and Galle

Spoken English courses now in Matara and Galle, in partnership with Apex Business Academy. Call 071 4513003