Arden announces new franchise partnership with Oxford College of Business in Sri Lanka

Continuing its international growth, Arden University are pleased to announce the approval of a new Franchise Partnership with Oxford College of Business in Colombo, enabling learners in Sri Lanka to access Arden's UK accredited master’s degree courses in the country.

Strategically aligned with Arden, OCB is one of the largest and fastest growing private higher education providers in Sri Lanka. It is multi-award winning in the Ceylon National Chamber of Industries' National Business Excellence Awards, a signatory member of the United Nations Global Compact and the only education provider in Sri Lanka to be ISO 21001:2018 certified.  

Through teaching, learning, research, and enterprise, OCB aims to harness the skills, imagination, and enthusiasm of its learners and staff to deliver lasting global economic and social benefit.

As with its existing successful partnerships with Roots IVY in Pakistan, and Success Point College in the UAE, Arden’s franchise partnership will offer students in Sri Lanka the chance to secure post graduate degrees in subjects including Accounting & Finance, Business Transformation , Data Analytics and MBA.  

The Arden University degree awards are endorsed by leading professional bodies such as ACCA, CMI, CIM, and APM.

Debra Hinds, Pro-Vice-Chancellor International at Arden University said:

'We are committed to offering high-quality education prospects to learners across the globe and are delighted to be able to offer Arden University programmes, in partnership  with Oxford College of Business in Sri Lanka (OCB). OCB was established in 2003 to provide high quality undergraduate and postgraduate business education and has extensive experience with global partnerships.'

'This partnership represents Arden University’s commitment towards ensuring students around the world have access to the education they need to reach their potential - irrespective of their location, background, or current commitments. Our ultimate goal is to provide high quality, career enhancing education through easy to  access, challenging academic programmes and our partnership with OCB does just that.'

The Director/CEO of Oxford College of Business, Malindu Ranasinghe said 

'I'm thrilled to announce our partnership with Arden University. This Franchise Partnership brings Arden's esteemed UK-accredited master’s and undergraduate degree courses to Sri Lanka, empowering learners with world-class education.'

'Aligned with Arden's commitment to excellence, Oxford College of Business is honoured to be a part of this transformative endeavour. Together, we aim to redefine education, offering accessible, high-quality programs that inspire and empower students to reach their full potential. This partnership signifies our shared dedication to shaping futures and fostering global excellence in higher education.'

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