The University of Sri Jayewardenepura will join hands with global banking giants HSBC to set up an internship programme for the students of the Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce. A discussion was held with a delegation from HSBC on 18th February 2016 at the university premises on this head. Organized by the Department of Accounting of FMSC, the session produced opportunity for both parties to come forth with their capacities and nature of services to understand expectations of each establishment from the other.
Speaking at the occasion, Vice Chancellor Prof.Sampath Amaratunge expressed the university’s willingness to enter into an internship programme with HSBC, so that its students can obtain better working experience along with new trends and skills required when entering the competitive job market in the field of finance. With the introduction of new facilities to students and opening up pathways for them, the university looks ahead to groom a future generation that blends well with changing times, lifestyles and cultures.
The discussion was headed by Prof.Samanthi Senaratne of the Department of Accounting and was attended by several academic staff members of the department as well.