Just one month after the Colombo University Alumni Association having entered into a collaboration partnership with the Department of Economics of the University of Colombo to support its final year Internship Programme, the collaboration has now secured over one hundred internship opportunities in the Private Sector.
In recognition of the progress of this successful initiative, the Department of Economics hosted a Ceremonial Inauguration and Felicitation recently at the Auditorium of the Department of Economics.
Speaking at the function, the Head of Department Rev. Prof. Wimalaratne stated that Internship Placements in the final year of the Degree programme was mandatory and was thankful for the support of the Alumni in securing internship opportunities in the private sector.
The Rev. Professor went on to state that the Special Degree in Economics is now fully conducted in the English medium, and that even though there were some hesitation at the beginning, the students now appreciate the advantage of taking this course in the English Medium.