Academic News

11 Elizabeth Moir School Students win Places at World Top 10 Universities  including Oxford, Cambridge, Harvard, Yale & Stanford

Elizabeth Moir School students have won scholarships and financial aid worth a total of nearly $1 million per year to enable them to attend some of the most prestigious universities in the world, despite the current economic situation.  These places mean the school will have students at 6 of the 8 Ivy League colleges in the US in 2022, as well as having 3 students starting courses at Oxford or Cambridge in the UK, and 2 at Stanford in California.

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Elizabeth Moir School Students Receive Record Financial Aid at US Universities

Later this year, students of Elizabeth Moir School will begin their education at six universities ranked in the top ten in the world including Oxford, Yale, Columbia, Imperial, UCL and Johns Hopkins – as well as two of the top four Liberal Arts colleges in the US, Amherst and Wellesley.  This includes Rachel Hayward and Kaavya Gnanam who will be starting at Oxford and Columbia, respectively, in September after taking Gap Years.

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Stronger Together : Elizabeth Moir Senior School Art Exhibition

‘Stronger Together’, an Art Exhibition by the students of Elizabeth Moir Senior School took place recently at the Lionel Wendt Art Centre in Colombo 7.

Talking about the inspiration behind this year’s theme, Art Teacher Aruni Wijegunawardene had this to say “It conveys a collective sentiment… we need to stand together as one to prevent the further spread of this pandemic. The kids have poured their hearts and souls into these pieces; on display will be very raw and honest representations of work which expresses their frustrations, annoyance, anger at being locked down, and concern over what seems to be an uncertain future.”

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