Whether you are a business, an educational, charitable or international organisation, we have the flexibility and range of experience to work with you to meet your organisation's needs.

We are a globally trusted brand. Partnering with us gives you access to worldwide networks, expertise in international learning, development, arts and community programmes.

Partnering with us can mean anything from simple event sponsorship to a long-term collaboration.

Partnering with us enables you to:

Reach your audience

With our access to young internationally-minded Sri Lankan people and our network, including local and international organisations, we can help you reach new audiences. When you sponsor an event, exhibition or programme through the British Council, you could benefit from our full online and offline marketing infrastructure and expertise. 

Gain access to our network of expertise

For certain types of partnerships, we could provide you with access to our network of world-leading expertise in the areas of arts, English, and society to help you achieve your goals. For over 70 years, we have been forging links between the UK and Sri Lanka. This enables us to build strong relationships with government leaders, policymakers and senior advisors.

Achieve your Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) aims

Our expertise and networks mean that we work with partners to create events which address high-profile topics such as globalisation, internationalisation of higher education or activating local communities.

We can use our expertise in running socially-minded programmes to help you achieve your goals for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). From developing and promoting a programme to building relationships and gaining employee buy-in, we will act as a full partner to ensure your efforts are effective.

With our globally trusted brand, we are also able to promote your CSR profile both nationwide and internationally.

Learn English with the world's leading English experts

As a world leader in English language teaching, we can tailor-make English language business solutions to meet the exact requirements of your organisation. Customers in over 110 countries around the world learn English and take language exams with us.

Enhance your brand

The British Council’s brand is trusted all over the world and represents the best the UK has to offer. For more than 80 years we have been helping people and organisations globally.

Our brand is based on valuing people, integrity, mutuality, creativity and professionalism. These values underpin everything we do.