Higher Education Centers


Aquinas Collage of Higher Studies, affiliated with the international federation of Catholic Universities in Paris, established by his Eminence Thomas Cardinal Cooray in 1954 with the inspiration and assistance of Very Rev. Fr. Peter A.Pillai, an internationally reputed Scholar, Educationist, social Worker and a member of the University Senate at that time. Aquinas Collage, registered with the Tertiary and Vocational Education Commission of Sri Lanka, conduct courses and examinations at the tertiary level. Aquinas holds a pre-eminent position in the Socio-economic life of the country.

Aquinas Collage is situated over ten acres prakland in Borella, located at the centre of the city of Colombo. The campus provides a very healthy and a peaceful environment conducive to educational activites. The presence of students from many diverse backgrounds and nationalities provides a very cosmopolitan community; creating an exposure to numerous cultures, as collage have student from SAARC Countries and various ethnic groups. Aquinas is proud to have a considerable number of Buddhist monks and students of all religions and etnic communities among its student population of over five thousand. It offers a wide range of full time and part time Certificate, Diploma and Degrees courses. Collage have over 640 past students, London Graduates and a number of local University Graduates who have done their external degrees from Aquinas Collage. Most of the students, who have gone through Aqinas, have left footprinst in prestigious National and international Professional Centres to acclaim highest standdards in a vast spectrum in almost all fields.

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