If you’re after A/L’s and wondering what to do next or if you are considering to upgrade your qualifications and looking for a job (at whatever age or stage in your career), or planning to elevate your career to the next level; to know all the choices, options and opportunities you have at your disposal, you must visit the EDEX Expo 2023, happening from the 24th – 26th of February at the Sri Lanka Exhibition and Convention Centre (SLECC), in Colombo and the 4th & 5th of March at the Kandy City Centre (KCC), in Kandy.

EDEX is Sri Lanka’s pioneering, largest and the leading Higher Education Expo and Job Fair, renowned for the variety of choices and opportunities (in both quality and quantity) offered through leading higher education institutes in Sri Lanka and a number of prominent overseas universities. EDEX has been fulfilling their brand promise of “Empowering the Sri Lankan Youth to be Globally Competitive” for almost two decades and celebrating their 19th edition in 2023.

“With the introduction of its innovative and digitized online educational exhibition, EDEX marked its presence in March of ‘22 with a Hybrid Expo, for the first time in Sri Lanka, providing a digital event experience to the local youth, amidst the Covid pandemic and fuel crisis. EDEX, being committed to its vision, has been continuously investing time, funds and effort towards taking the educational exhibition sector to the next level”, stated Mr. Mahinda Galagedera, Chairman of EDEX.

Held at the Sri Lanka Exhibition and Convention Centre (SLECC) this year, the EDEX Expo will once again have a vast array of higher educational institutes, both local and international, which includes representation from Australia, Japan, France, Dubai, Pakistan and India.  There will be over a 1,000 scholarships and other benefits offered to all potential candidates, exclusively at the EDEX Expo 2023.

The EDEX Expo 2023 will also include the Job Fair, with representatives from many of Sri Lanka’s leading corporates, offering on-site interviews and immediate recruitment opportunities. The EDEX Careers will offer Psychometric Testing facilities (conducted by industry experts), for both students and job seekers of all ages, helping them determine the best career paths suited for them, as well as many Career Seminars conducted by leading professionals and subject experts throughout the Expo, covering key trending topics in demand, in view of aligning the aspirations of local youth to cope up with challenging crisis situations.

The EDEX Entrepreneurship unit will be launching the “Entrepreneurs Club” parallel to the EDEX Expo 2023, with the vision of bridging a critical gap in Sri Lankan society, by bringing together budding entrepreneurs from all across the country. Identifying the vital requirement of entrepreneurial skills to fight the ongoing economic challenges, Edex has organized a series of sessions conducted by prominent and experienced entrepreneurs of the country, to collaboratively guide and shape the business propositions of young entrepreneurs towards success.

There will be many other unique and exciting features, which includes a Gaming Zone as well as the Nanapahana stall, where you can donate books to be given to needy students in rural schools all over the island. You can also witness the Sustainability Quiz competition organized by EDEX – Think Green and handing over certificates to the winning entries of the EDEX Sithuwam Art Competition, at the EDEX Expo 2023.

Therefore, whatever it is you may be looking for; Higher Education, Job Opportunities, a Career Path, advice and guidance on Entrepreneurship, donate books, enjoy a gaming session or even a mix of all of these, it’s all happening at the EDEX Expo 2023!


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