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Vol. 1 No. 1 25th February, 2015

                                   NSBM •	 The New Chairman, page 2
                                   NewsQuarterly                     Need for a Holistic Education, page 2
309, High Level Road, Colombo 05,                                •	  Degree Programmes offered by
                 Sri Lanka                                       •	  NSBM, page 3
                                                                 •	  Student Activities, page 5
        Tel: +94-11-544-5000                                         Student Achievements, page 6
                                                Staff News, page 7

                                   Quarterly Newsletter of National School of Business Management

    NSBM Quarterly                                               NSBM
              News                                               Green University Town

The objective of the newsletter of the National                  A Moving Story
     School of Business Management, NSBM
 Quarterly News, is to provide a medium for                      with sights set on opening for enrolment      degree programmes from a wide range
 disseminating current news, information and                     of students in January, 2016. Being a         of disciplines will be offered to cater to
 notices about NSBM among students, parents,                     Rs. 10.2 billion investment, it is the first  the demands of the modern corporate
 the industry and other interest groups.It provides              ever project of its nature in the whole       world. These degree programmes will
 a snapshot of NSBM on a quarterly basis.                        of South Asia, thus taking the Sri Lankan     either be accredited by the University
 It is envisaged that NSBM Quarterly News                        higher education experience into new          Grants Commission (UGC), Sri Lanka
 will enable NSBM to interact closely with the                   heights. The project that exceedsatotal       or other foreign universities that are
 different stakeholder groups for better mutual                  building area of 80,000 m2 is being           approved by UGC.
 understanding which in turn will improve the                    efficiently managed by a workforce of
 services that it offers to the society.                         2,000 to reach its target of completion       The Green University Town seeks not
                                                                 in 730 days.                                  only to provide an unmatched academic
 NSBM Quarterly News will be issued in                                                                         experience but also to set the backdrop
 the months of March, June, September and                        The NSBM Green University can                 for an authentic university life. An
 December. The first issue, however, is released                 accommodate 30,000 students at a time         enormous library that can house over
 to coincide with the NSBM Convocation that                      and will initially comprise Management,       one million books and other learning
 takes place in February, 2015. Each issue will                  Computing and Engineering faculties of        facilities, independent study areas
 cover news and information related to the                       study. Other faculties such as Science        and astate-of-the-art auditorium are a
 preceding quarter and notices relevant to the                   and Arts may be added in time to come so      few of the highlights of this university
 coming quarter. Readers are cordially invited                   that it becomes a fully-fledged university    complex. Further, facilities will be
 to send their comments and suggestions for                      encompassing all major disciplines.           available for Business Management
                                                                 All the faculties will have avant-garde       students to obtain practical experience
 improvement to the compilers.                                   lecture halls, computer laboratories and      in the businesses operating within the
                                                                 equipment that are on a par with reputed      University Town while there will also
NSBM Ltd.was set up in 2012 as the                               international universities. Over 50           be opportunities for them to engage
                                      degree awarding school of
NIBM with a view to providing opportunities for higher
education to those who fail to enter state universities
owing to extensive competition. It stands out among
other non-state sector degree awarding institutions in its
dedication to offer degree programmes of high quality at
an affordable cost.

While NSBM is presently located in rented buildings
inthe heart of Nugegoda from where all the degree
programmes are conducted, it will move, except for a
few programmes of study, to an ultramodern state-
of–the-art campus, the NSBM Green University Town,
that is being built in Pitipana, Homagama, about 35 km
away from Colombo. Away from the hustle and bustle of
the city and nestling in the greenery and quiet of a rural
setting, it offers an idyllic environment for those who
wish to engage in higher studies and research.

The construction work of the Green University Town,
located in a 26-acre land, commenced in December 2013

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