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OUR FOUNDATION

Oxford College of Business was incorporate as a Private Limited Company. The business school received accreditation from the Association of Business Executives UK as an accredited Tuition Centre in Sri Lanka to offer ABE UK programs.

2003

ABE WORLD PRIZE WINNER

Oxford College of Business produced its first World Prize Winner for ABE UK in Business Communication.

2006

INTERNATIONAL PARTNERSHIP FOR POSTGRADUATE EDUCATION

Oxford College of Business partnered with the Australian Institute of Business (AIB) to deliver AIB’s 12 Month MBA program. Oxford College of Business became the 1st higher education provider in the country to offer a recognized foreign MBA in just 12 months MBA!

2007

ABE WORLD PRIZE WINNER

Oxford College of Business produced two world prize winners for ABE UK in Strategic Marketing & Business Law.

2007

CONTINUOUS QUALITY EDUCATION

Produced two more world prize winners for ABE UK, in Quantitative Methods & Managerial Accounting

2008

EXCELLENCE IN QUALITY EDUCATION

Produced two world prize winners for ABE UK in Managing Organizations’ & Islamic Finance

2009

PIONEERING IN EDUCATION

Oxford College of Business achieved another major fete by partnering with the prestigious Heriot Watt University in UK to run a range of Undergraduate and Master’s in Business Psychology

2010

ABE WORLD PRIZE WINNER

Oxford College of Business continues to produces two world prize winners for ABE UK in, Management in Action & Economics for Business.

2010

AIB CHAIRMAN’S AWARD

The Chairman’s Award is awarded at the annual graduation ceremony to the best performing graduate that year in the Master of Business Administration program of Australian Institute of Business (AIB). The two Lankan students from Oxford College of Business took the top place over MBA graduates from 13 other countries from all over the world, which is a very rare milestone to achieve by any Sri Lankan.

2011

ABE WORLD PRIZE WINNER

ABE World Prize Winner for Economics for Business

2011

HERIOT WATT UNIVERSITY BUSINESS MANAGEMENT AWARD

Produced the Business Management Award by Heriot Watt University UK

2012

ABE WORLD PRIZE WINNER

Produced a world prize winner for ABE UK in Corporate Finance

2012

STATE RECOGNISED BUSINESS FOR BUSINESS EXCELLENCE

Oxford College of Business was recognized and awarded the second runners up in small business category at the National Business Excellence Awards by National Chamber of Commerce.

2013

MOST VALUED TUITION CENTRE

Recognized as the “Most Valued Tuition Centre” by ABE Sri Lanka

2013

HERIOT WATT UNIVERSITY BUSINESS MANAGEMENT AWARD

Produced the Business Management Award by Heriot Watt University UK for the second consecutive year

2013

ABE WORLD PRIZE WINNER

Produced four world prize winners for ABE UK in Quantitative Methods, Corporate Strategy & Planning, Economics for Business and Business Environment.

2013

SETTING NEW STANDARDS IN THE FIELD OF HIGHER EDUCATION IN SRI LANKA

Oxford College of Business became the 1st private educational provider in the country to be ISO 9001:2008 certified by TUV SUD South Asia (Pvt) Ltd

2013

RECOGNISED AS ONE OF THE BEST COMPANIES TO WORK FOR, BY GREAT PLACE TO WORK - USA

Oxford College of Business became the 1st and only educational institute in Sri Lanka to be listed as one of the top 15 companies to work for in 2015 by Great Place to Work Institute in partnership with Ceylon Chamber of Commerce and LMD Magazine.

2014

RECOGNITION FOR EDUCATIONAL EXCELLENCE

Became the 1st runner-up among all small business entities in Sri Lanka and runner-up in the educational services category at the National Business Excellence Awards organized by the National Chamber of Commerce

2014

Achiever OF INDUSTRIAL EXCELLENCE

Winner of the Bronze award at the National Level- Small Business Category (Service Sector) 2014 by the Ceylon Chamber of Industries

2014

HERIOT WATT UNIVERSITY BUSINESS MANAGEMENT AWARD

Produced the Business Management Award by Heriot Watt University, UK for the third consecutive year

2014

LEARNING PARTNER AWARD

Oxford College of Business was awarded the Learning Partner Administrator Award by Heriot Watt University UK.

2014

ABE WORLD PRIZE WINNER

Produced one World prize winner for ABE UK in Quantitative Methods

2014

ISO 14001:2004 CERTIFIED

Oxford College of Business became the only education provider in Sri Lanka to hold dual ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 14001:2004 certifications, offering its students top quality education of the highest quality and environmental standards.

2014

GOLD AWARD WINNER FOR INDUSTRIAL EXCELLENCE

Wins the Gold Award National Level in the Service – Small Category, at the Achievers Industrial Excellence Awards 2015 presented by the Ceylon National Chamber of Industries (CNCI)

2015

A GREAT PLACE TO WORK FOR THE 2ND CONSECUTIVE YEAR

Oxford College of Business became the only educational provider in the country to be listed as one of the top 20 companies to work for in 2015 by Great Place to Work Institute in partnership with Ceylon Chamber of Commerce and LMD Magazine for the 2nd consecutive year. Oxford College of Business also won the Gold Award where it was adjudged the Best in the Small Sized Enterprise Category (50-200 Employees) by Great Place to work institute and Ceylon Chamber of Commerce.

2015

ABE WORLD PRIZE WINNER

Produced a world prize winner for ABE UK, in Economics for Business

2015

OXFORD COLLEGE OF BUSINESS ACHIEVES INTERNATIONALLY RECOGNIZED OHSAS CERTIFICATION AND BECAMES Triple CERTIFIED

With the addition of the OSHAS 18001, Oxford College of Business became Sri Lanka’s only educational provider to hold the triple international certification of ISO 9001:2008, ISO14001 and OSHAS18001

2015

LAUNCH OF “LIGHT UP LIFE” CSR INITIATIVE

Oxford College of Business together with its Alumni launched a unique CSR program called “Light up Life.” The sole purpose is to give them the benefit of light to study and enrich their lives, by providing solar-powered lighting to homes. Oxford College of Business is committed to 100 by end of 2016 and extend the ambition to 250 homes by 2017.

2015

NEW PARTNERSHIP

New partnership with prestigious Bedfordshire university to offer a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs in Sri lanka.

2016

Oxford College of Business CSR initiative, recognized as one of the best in Asia

Oxford College of Business (OCB) was named the winner of the Social Empowerment Award at the Asia Responsible Entrepreneurship Award (AREA) 2016 for its outstanding and exemplary achievements in social and responsible entrepreneurship across Asia. With over 300 CSR projects identified from all over Asia and judged over a period of 6 months, the "Out of Darkness" CSR initiative carried out by Oxford College of Business was one of the 59 winners selected in ASIA.

2016

Oxford College of Business Wins Coveted “Best Places to Work” Award 2016 for the Third Consecutive Year

For the third consecutive year Oxford College of Business was listed as one of the top 25 Great Places To Work For in Sri Lanka by Great Place To Work together with Ceylon Chamber of Commerce and LMD Magazine. In addition to being listed as one of the best places to work for, Oxford College of Business also bagged the silver award in Small Sized Enterprise Category

2016

New academic partnership

Oxford College of Business partners with the prestigious University of Bedfordshire (UOB) to offer a range of undergraduate programs ranging from BA(Hons) Accounting, BA (Hons) Business Management and BA (Hons) Business Administration.

2016

Oxford College of Business wins silver award at CNCI Industrial Excellence Award 2016

Oxford College of Business emerged victorious, winning the Silver Award - Service (National Level) in the Small Category for the third consecutive time.

2016

Oxford College of Business wins top honours at National Business Excellence Awards 2016

Oxford College of Business won the Gold award in the Small Business Sector and also went on to win the Merit Award in the Educational Services Sector.

2016

MSc Purchasing, Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Oxford College of Business partners with University of Bedfordshire to offer MSc Purchasing, Logistics and Supply Chain Management.

2016

Oxford College of Business recognized at CA Sri Lanka Annual Report Awards 2016

Oxford College of Business, wins a ‘Compliance Award’ in the Small and Medium Sized Entities at the 52nd Annual Report Awards 2016 organized by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka.

2016

New academic partnership with Australian Institute of Management

Oxford College of Business partners with the prestigious Australian Institute of Management to offer their General MBA.

2017

Best Education and Professional Services Website 2017 – Bronze

Oxford College of Business website won the bronze award by Best Web.lk 2017

2017

Oxford College of Business wins “Great Place to Work®” Award 2017 for the fourth consecutive year

Great Place to Work® in partnership with Ceylon Chamber of Commerce named Oxford College of Business (OCB) as one of the Top 25 best workplaces in Sri Lanka on their annual 2017 Best Companies to Work For, for the fourth consecutive time. Oxford College of Business also received the Silver Award in the Small Size Enterprise Category (25-200 employees).

2017

Oxford College of Business wins merit award at CNCI Industrial Excellence Awards 2017

Oxford College of Business emerged victorious, winning the Merit Award - Service (National Level) in the Small Category.

2017

MBA in Marketing, MBA in Finance and MBA in HRM

Oxford College of Business collaborated with University of Bedfordshire to offer 3 new MBA programs namely: MBA (Marketing), MBA (Finance) and MBA HRM.

2017

Oxford College of Business wins bronze at CA Sri Lanka Annual Report Awards 2017

Oxford College of Business’s Annual Report 2016/17 WHAT I WANT. NOW. was awarded Bronze in the Small and Medium Sized Entities Category at the 53rd Annual Report Awards competition conducted by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka).

2017

Donation of a fully equipped IT Lab and 22 green boards

Oxford College of Business together with its Alumni donated and installed a fully equipped computer lab consisting of 10 computers and furniture equipment to Maara Godapitiya K.V in Akuressa School 22 green boards and met the school’s pressing need for learning equipment and IT Lab which have helped disadvantaged students study under more conducive learning environment.

2018

Oxford College of Business wins “Laureate Status” at Great Place to Work 2018

Oxford College of Business became the only educational provider in Sri Lanka to be among the Top 25 best organizations in the “Great Place to Work,” listing for the 5th consecutive year. Laureate status was granted to the Oxford College of Business for having repeatedly secured the award for best companies to work for since 2014.

2018

Best in the Small Sized Enterprise Category

Oxford College of Business also received the Silver Award as Best in the Small Sized Enterprise Category for 2018 by Great Place to Work Institute in partnership with The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce and LMD.

2018

Launch of the General MBA from University of Bedfordshire

Oxford College of Business collaborated with University of Bedfordshire to offer its General MBA adding to its portfolio of masters qualifications.

2018

Oxford College of Business wins Silver at CNCI Industrial Excellence Awards 2018

Oxford College of Business emerged victorious, winning the Silver Award - Service (National Level) in the Small Category.

2018

MSc Sustainable Management

Oxford College of Business partners with University of Bedfordshire to offer MSc Sustainable Management. Oxford College of Business became the only higher educational provider in Sri Lanka to offer a masters qualification in Sustainability Management.

2018

New academic partnership with OTHM (UK)

Oxford College of Business partners with the prestigious Organization for Tourism and Hospitality Management (OTHM) to offer their Diploma (Level 4,5,6) in Human Resource Management and Logistics and Supply Chain Management adding to its portfolio of professional qualifications.

2018

New academic partnership with CTH (UK)

Oxford College of Business partners with the prestigious Confederation of Tourism and Hospitality Management (CTH) to offer their Diploma (Level 4,5,6) in Hospitality and Tourism Management adding to its portfolio of professional qualifications.

2018

Oxford College of Business wins silver at CA Sri Lanka Annual Report Awards 2018

Oxford College of Business’s Annual Report 2017/18 SOLID FOUNDATIONS. SUSTAINABLE FUTURE was awarded Silver in the Small and Medium Sized Entities Category at the 54th Annual Report Awards competition conducted by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka).

2018

Oxford College of Business bags two awards at National Business Excellence Awards 2018

In continuing recognition of its excellence in business and contributions towards the economic progress of the country, Oxford College of Business was named the Silver Award Winner in the Educational Service sector and was also declared the Silver winner in the Overall Small Business Category by the Ceylon National Chamber of Commerce.

2018