Horizon Campus has become one of the country’s leading campuses, carving out a reputation as an academic powerhouse where a clear focus on excellence has secured national and international recognition by gaining approval from the University Grants Commission and the Ministry of Higher Education for their local and affiliated programs as well as being a member of the Association of Common Wealth Universities and the Asia Pacific Quality Network.
With the aim of providing more world-class facilities for the 21st century, Horizon Campus has planned the expansion of their campus that will see the opening of a new state-of-the-art campus built in line with global standards that will have a capacity of housing over 15,000 students
With their philosophy being to inculcate a sense of innovation and inspiration and to educate local students to develop their skills to be useful and productive citizens contributing to national businesses and industry, the key role in this ambitious development is to build a “knowledge city” that cultivates, research, entrepreneurship and innovation and “is a great place to study”. The Campus Master plan: Speaking about this venture, the Chairman of Horizon Campus Upul Daranagama stated “we are passionate about education and we believe that creating the right spaces can help students and staff to achieve excellence.”
Work on the project has already started and the Phase I is scheduled to be completed by early 2020. “This initiative will lead to improvements in student satisfaction, more effective ways of working, and support our evolution into a new kind of excellent campus that will benefit both students and staff to excel. We feel that now is the time to create the environment we need to achieve our vision for 2025 and beyond” added the Vice Chancellor, Prof. S.J.B.A Jayasekara.
Sources : dailyNews