CSE Partners with Rajarata University to Improve Undergraduate Financial Literacy
The Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) and the University of Rajarata, Sri Lanka (RUSL) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to improve the financial literacy of undergraduate students.
The collaboration plans to promote capital markets education among undergraduate students by working together on a number of mutually beneficial strategic initiatives. The initiative would provide hands-on educational training and internship opportunities for students in accounting and finance, business management, and economics-related degree programs with the CSE.
Under the MoU, CSE will award an award to the student who achieves the highest value in the Grade Point Average (GPA) of the Financial Management Honors program.
RUSL will also collaborate with the CSE’s ongoing educational initiatives, Higher Diploma in Financial Markets (ADFM) and in future educational activities, by providing expertise and resource persons at seminars and workshops organized by the CSE to investors across the country. in the promotion of capital market investments.
CSE CEO Rajeeva Bandaranaike said: “Promoting financial literacy among Sri Lankans, especially undergraduates, who are a key segment of the population equipped to contribute to an economically stable future is crucial. . We are pleased to partner with RUSL to promote a financially literate undergraduate population for the sustainable growth of the economy.
The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Rajarata said, “Current challenges can only be resolved through strategic alliances. This MoU can be identified as a strategic alliance that promotes collaborative research projects, capacity development of undergraduate students and promotes scholarship education within the university community”.
“Entrepreneurs can also be created among undergraduate students by broadening their horizons and we are confident that CSE will provide ample learning and training opportunities for undergraduate students at the University of Rajarata.”