The Informatics Institute of Technology (IIT), the pioneer in British Higher Education and premier IT and Business campus, recently hosted its 27th convocation. The event was held in partnership with the University of Westminster, London.
The convocation saw several degrees awarded including, Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) Software Engineering, Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Computer Science, Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Busines Information Systems, Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Business Management, Master of Arts in Fashion Business Management, Master of Science in Advanced Software Engineering and Master of Science in Cyber Security and Forensics.
Mr. Channa de Silva, Chairman of Sarvodaya Development Finance was the Chief Guest of the convocation. The Management and Board of Directors of IIT were also present at the event, this included Dr. Gamini Wickramasinghe, Chairman of the Informatics Group of Companies, and Mr. Mohan Fernando, Chief Executive Officer of Informatics Institute of Technology. Additionally, Dr. Peter Bonfield, Vice-Chancellor and President of the University of Westminster, London, attended the event via live streaming.
The convocation saw a graduating class of 407 students. The Gold Medal for Outstanding Achievements and the University of Westminster Awards for Best all-round performances and Best Final Year projects were presented by Dr. Gamini Wickramasinghe, Chairman of the Informatics Group of Companies.
Academics have always been the focal point of IIT, this has resulted in all graduates being highly employable both in Sri Lanka and abroad as well. Several of IIT’s alumni currently hold leading positions in Sri Lanka’s corporate sector while several others have gone on to become leading entrepreneurs.