About us - Oxford College of Business Sri Lanka

THE FOUNDATIONS OF “EDUCATION WITH A PURPOSE”

Founded in 2003, we are one of Sri Lanka’s oldest higher education providers. Our history as a center of learning goes back over a many years. We have weathered past crises and come out stronger, so we are confident that we are in a good position to overcome the challenges posed by covid-19 and any future pandemics. We are proud to be located in heart of Colombo which is considered one of the most beautiful cities in the South Asia. But we have ambitious plans to enhance our remote and online offer to provide world class products globally. We’re already an international family of extraordinary people comprising of over 67 staffs and around 2,783 students. We hire and develop the most talented academics and thought-leaders, our boundary breaking research makes an impact across the globe.

We offer a broad range of courses covering the in the field of Business from a range of international partner Universities and Institutes. Our degree programs are informed by research undertaken by our talented staff in partnership with policymakers, industry, the public sector and communities from around the country. We combine academic excellence with a commitment to provide our students with the opportunity to develop as highly motivated, well-rounded and socially engaged leaders of tomorrow. Through our campuses, our students get all the benefits of an enabling, supportive and diverse community, which provide a great source of friendship, well-being and pastoral care.

Our strong commitment to excellence in education, sport and volunteering means that we offer a host of opportunities and produce outstanding performances in all these areas. We care about our local surroundings and work hard to be a good neighbour and one of the best employers in the region.

Through teaching, learning, research and enterprise, we harness the skills, imagination and enthusiasm of our students and staff to work in partnership to change people and communities and deliver lasting economic and social benefit. We are proud to still be the fastest growing private higher education provider in Sri Lanka.

OUR FOCUS

To make the greatest impact, we will focus on three key areas, each shaped by our values:

Teaching and Learning:

Our teaching will match the excellence of our research. We will improve and sustain student satisfaction and wellbeing.

Research:

Our ethos of working without boundaries will deliver a step change in innovation and research.

Social and Civic Responsibility:

Our vision is to make the world a better place, so we will ensure that our actions and activities deliver positive change locally, regionally and globally

OUR VALUES

Our core values reflect who we are and who we want to be. They have shaped our response to the COVID-19 pandemic by providing a framework in which we have taken decisions.  We are:

Inspiring

By stimulating an instinct to challenge, encouraging innovative thinking and taking our responsibilities seriously, we foster a culture that inspires the extraordinary

Challenging

Always curious, we challenge ourselves and each other to answer the big questions and create a positive impact in the world.

Innovative

From creative teaching practices and cutting edge research to new ways of working, innovation is at the heart of what we do.

Responsible

We take our duties as a center of learning, neighbour and employer seriously, embracing all of our different communities and celebrating the differences that make us stronger together.

Enabling

We create opportunities, support and freedom for everyone at Oxford College of Business to become the best they can be now, and for the future.

Vision

Creating a world of opportunity, where every person on the planet has access to quality education and lifelong learning that empowers them to improve their own lives, their communities and the planet.

Mission

To develop skilled business leaders for industry and business, by offering value-based quality education’ in the field of Business

Insights for Why Choose us
  • 99.2%

    Would choose to study at Oxford College of Business Again

  • 34.2%

    Have changed Job Functions

  • 98.4%

    Achieved their Career Goals

Board & Committee Leadership

Corporate Governance

Dr. Penelope Hood

Chairman - Reputation & Responsibility Committee (RRC)

Dr Lyndon Jones

Chairman - Board Audit & Compliance Committee (BACC)
Chairman - Remuneration Committee (RC)

Dr. Trevor Bolton

Chairman Nomination and Governance Committee (NGC)