Distinguished Monash Alumni, the Hon. Philip Dalidakis, Minister for International Education, Trade and Investment, Innovation and the Digital Economy and Small Business of the State Government of Victoria, Australia visited UCL, on Thursday 15th March. The Hon. Minister was accompanied by Ms. Michelle Wade, Commissioner - South Asia, Ms. Gonul Serbest, Executive Director Trade - Trade Victoria, Ms. Annie Santhana, Regional Director – Education and Mr. Pablo Salina, Advisor – Trade and Investment of the State Government of Victoria and met with the Directors and Senior Management of UCL. The Head of Marketing of UCL made a presentation on the Tertiary Education Market in Sri Lanka and the excellent progress made by UCL since its inception to the visiting delegation, who were also conducted on a tour of the state- of- the- art facility at UCL. The Hon. Minister expressed his satisfaction on the high standards being maintained and the excellent results produced by UCL. He also addressed the students and shared his experience at Monash University, much to the delight of the UCL students. UCL is the only College in Sri Lanka that provides pathways to the prestigious Monash University, which is ranked within the Top 60 in the world and is also a Group of 8 university in Australia. UCL exclusively offers the Foundation programme and the Diploma in Sri Lanka for a guaranteed entry to the 2nd year of Monash University.