Saegis Campus signs MoU with Virtusa to boost graduate employability

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Saegis Campus, one of the leading higher education institutions in the country with its state-of-the-art premises situated at the heart of Colombo, recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with digital innovation engineering leader Virtusa Pvt. Ltd. with the view of providing its future-ready graduates lucrative and diverse career opportunities.

Seen here is Prof Nalaka Jayakody, Vice Chancellor at Saegis Campus exchanging the MoU with Virtusa Senior Director Sampath Thrimavithana

The ICT industry in Sri Lanka is experiencing a significant growth, with a recent report by JLL Sri Lanka and ICTA projecting the sector’s revenue to be USD 1.8 billion by the end of this year and reaching USD 3 billion by 2024. The sector grew by 7pct in the second quarter of 2021 with over 150,000 employees according to the Sri Lanka IT-BPM Industry report.

This partnership will enable graduates of Saegis Campus to gain employment that are most demanding in today’s highly evolving technology-driven world, and help contribute to bridge the skills gap and together, uplift the sector in its efforts to be the one of the most sought-after IT/ITes? talent destinations globally. The MoU was signed between Prof Nalaka Jayakody, Vice Chancellor at Saegis Campus and Sampath Thrimavithana, Senior Director at Virtusa.

Saegis Campus offers undergraduate degrees namely BSc (Hons) in Computer Science, BSc (Hons) in Software Engineering, BSc (Hons) in Information Technology, and Bachelor of Information Technology, which are approved by the Ministry of Education and recognised by University Grant Commission.  

Students who have successfully completed their Advanced Level Examination are eligible for these programmes and provides one of the best opportunities for their higher education. Saegis Campus also offers a Higher National Diploma in Computing specialized in Software Engineering by Pearson BTEC.

Students at Saegis Campus are assured of a contemporary learning experience through a lecture panel that comprises some of the renowned academics and professionals in the technology sphere. Its modern facilities such as campus-wide complimentary WiFi, modern IT lab, language lab, library, a relaxing lounge, spacious air-conditioned digital lecture halls, spacious cafeteria, sports and recreational activities, a Leo Club and a Rotaract Club, all enables one to have an ideal stimulating environment that encourages active learning and growth including personality development programmes.

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