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Saturday 22 February 2014 11:00 to Sunday 23 February 2014 17:00
Hilton Colombo

Every year, the Education UK Exhibition offers students and parents an opportunity to consider a wide range of study options in the UK and in Sri Lanka. The 21st annual Education UK exhibition will be held in February 2014 in Colombo, and 50 exhibitors from the UK will participate.

Why visit the British Council Education UK Exhibition?

  • The exhibition organised by the British Council, is the largest British Education exhibition of this kind in Sri Lanka. 
  • Up-to-date more than 35 UK institutions are participating in this exhibition, enabling students and parents in Sri Lanka to select the best study option from a wide range of courses and qualifications. 
  • UK institutions offer prospective students an opportunity to choose from a variety of routes through the education and training system, combining different types of courses according to their different needs and abilities. 
  • There is also information about online/ distance learning courses. 
  • Students get a chance to meet UK institutions face-to-face to discuss their study options. 
  • Students can attend a variety of subject seminars such as Law, Medicine, IT & Computing, Business Studies and Engineering and find out more information  about the areas they are interested in. 
  • Seminars on topics including: student visas, scholarships in the UK and living in the UK.. 
  • Besides the UK exhibitors, students will be able to meet representatives from the UK Border Agency (UKBA), IELTS and also learn about UK university courses delivered in Sri Lanka with Sri Lankan educational partner institutions.

Participating Universities

More than 35 UK institutions are participating in this exhibition. View the complete list of participating institutions.  

Seminar schedule

Date Seminar
Saturday 22 February 2014

Student Visa (1130 to 1230)

Making Your Decision: How To Choose a University? (1300 to 1400)

IT and Computing (1430 to 1530)

Sunday 23 February 2014

Student Visa (1130 to 1230)

Business Studies (1300 to 1400)

Engineering (1430 to 1530)

Study for a UK qualification in Sri Lanka (1600 to 1700)

To register your interest for the seminars please click here. 

*Please note that you will only be able to register the seminars if you have registered for the exhibition. 

Online visitor registration 

Visit the exhibition free-of-charge by pre-registering online through our Online Visitor Registration system.  

Virtual exhibition for Jaffna students 

You can join us to talk to the university delegates from over 50 UK universities who will be attending the Education UK Exhibition 2014 from Jaffna via video conferencing. Interested students will be able to talk to them online to clarify all information directly from the UK university delegates.  The virtual exhibition will take place on: 

Date: Sunday 23 February 2014
Time: 10.00 a.m. to 11.00 a.m.

To register please complete the online registration form.

You can call us on 011 – 4521576 to get more details.