International Students

Diversity

From beautiful beaches to lush Mountains, there is no country in the world that offers such diversity.


People

Known for our hospitality, we are a multi-ethnic, multi-religious and multi-cultural society, with the main ethnic groups being Sinhalese and Tamils followed by Muslims and Christians.


Cultural Heritage

Recognized by UNESCO Sri Lanka hosts six archaeological World Heritage Sites in the country


Wild-life

Sri Lanka possesses a high degree of biodiversity. With over 233 resident species, the island has been identified by Conservation International as one of 34 world biodiversity hot spots.


Food

Sri Lanka is an ideal location for wind-surfing, water-skiing, surfing, sailing, scuba-diving, snorkeling, speed-boating and banana-boating. There are plentiful opportunities for year-round kayaking and canoeing, perhaps combined with a camping trip. in addition, para-gliding, rock climbing, cave treks and mountain biking are also possibilities to explore.


Adventure & Sports

Sri Lanka is an ideal location for wind-surfing, water-skiing, surfing, sailing, scuba-diving, snorkeling, speed-boating and banana-boating. There are plentiful opportunities for year-round kayaking and canoeing, perhaps combined with a camping trip. in addition, para-gliding, rock climbing, cave treks and mountain biking are also possibilities to explore.


Festivity

An advantage of being a multi-ethnic, multi-religious and multi-cultural society is you can enjoy year round festivity in the island. Sri Lanka’s most tourist-oriented festival is the Kandy Esala Perahera (possession) in The Hill capital of Kandy


Shopping

Shopping in Sri Lanka can take many forms. From handy-craft seller to a road side village store to a luxurious shopping centre in Colombo. Sri Lanka also has the widest variety of precious stones among the world’s gem producing countries