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Sri Lanka

Welcome to the country information for students from Sri Lanka.

With nearly 20,000 students, including international students from 154 countries, and 38 students from Sri Lanka, Kingston University is the largest provider of higher education in south-west London, offering an extensive range courses in business, law, engineering, science, computing, the arts, social sciences, art and design.

In Sri Lanka, Kingston is particularly well known for its aerospace and aircraft engineering courses and we have many Sri Lankan students studying on these programmes.

Based in an attractive location on the River Thames, just 30 minutes from central London, Kingston is known for its career-focussed courses and excellent teaching quality.

  • Kingston is consistently rated one of the safest London boroughs (Metropolitan Police) as well as one of the happiest places to live in London (Rightmove).
  • Kingston University "is diverse and proud of it, with one of the UK's most ethnically mixed student populations" (The Guardian, 2013).
  • Kingston is one of the top universities in the country for graduate start-ups and has an excellent reputation in integrating entrepreneurial skills across all our faculties.
  • Our art and design courses are consistently among the top in the UK (Guardian University Guide) and ranked in the top 200 in the world (QS)

International postgraduate and undergraduate scholarships

Kingston University also offers international scholarships of £4,000, open to students from Sri Lanka as well as the rest of the world. Scholarships are awarded based on academic merit.

Studying for a degree in Sri Lanka

Kingston University is very proud to be associated with our partner institutions in Sri Lanka. For further information on studying Kingston University courses in Sri Lanka, specifically in the fields of Engineering, our partnerships page can tell you in detail of the options available.

Overseas educational representatives in Sri Lanka

Below is a list of university representatives in Sri Lanka. Please contact your nearest representative if you would like further information:


Education First

39 1/1, Horton Place
Colombo 07
Sri Lanka
Tel: (94) 722316060

IDP Education Lanka (Private) Limited

3rd & 4th Floor, Serendib Tower
Galle Road
Colombo – 3
Sri Lanka
Phone: 00 94 11 77 11 888

International Scholar Educational Services

3 Daisyvilla Avenue
Colombo 04
Sri Lanka
Tel: (94) 011 2553 466

Contacts in Sri Lanka

If you would like information on Kingston University, our courses or assistance with your application, please contact one of our representatives in Sri Lanka.

If you would like further information about studying and living in the UK, please contact the following British Council offices or visit

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