Alternative Pathways After GCE A/L: Your Journey Isn’t Over Yet

Passing the GCE Advance Level (A/L) examination is a significant milestone, but failing to do so doesn’t mean the end of your dreams. The exam’s memory-based structure and extensive syllabus make it challenging, and many factors can contribute to not achieving the desired results. However, there are numerous alternative pathways available for those who did not pass the A/Ls, opening doors to a successful career and fulfilling life.

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For students who have only obtained an Ordinary Level qualification, there are pathways to prestigious degrees from the world’s top hundred universities. Many affordable opportunities exist for interested students to undertake higher education. It’s important not to let negativity overshadow your potential. Instead, explore the foundation options available on to find the best fit for your career aspirations.
EduWire is a recognized and up-to-date website that covers all higher education opportunities in Sri Lanka and abroad. It offers programs that provide pathway study in leading universities overseas. If you didn’t achieve three passes at the A/Ls, you can consider pathway programs in Australia, the UK, Malaysia, Singapore, New Zealand, China, Belarus, and Canada.

In Sri Lanka, there are various foundation programs offered by institutions such as ANC Education, ACBT, UTS Insearch, Asia Pacific Institute of Information Technology (APIIT), Royal Institute of Colombo (RIC), Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology (SLIIT), Universal College Lanka (UCL), ICBT Campus, NSBM Green University, NIBM, Informatics Institute of Technology (IIT), Academy of Design (AOD), CINEC Campus, FLITS Vocational Training Institute, and the Open University of Sri Lanka (OUSL).

These foundation programs cover a wide range of subjects, including business, engineering, design, psychology, counseling, data science, and more. Additionally, vocational education and training programs leading to Bachelor’s degrees are available.

Failing the A/Ls does not mean the end of your journey. It’s an opportunity to explore alternative paths, correct mistakes, and pursue your dream goal. Restart your life in a different manner by starting a foundation program and working towards a brighter future. Explore the various foundation programs offered in Sri Lanka and take the first step towards a successful career and fulfilling life.

Foundation programmes offered in Sri Lanka:

  1. ACBT Foundation program at ACBT
  2. ANC Foundation program at ANC Education
  3. CINEC Orientation Programme at CINEC Campus
  4. City & Guilds UK Automobile Technology at FLITS Vocational Training Institute
  5. Deakin College Foundation at Asia Pacific Institute of Information Technology (APIIT)
  6. Deakin College Foundation at Royal Institute of Colombo (RIC)
  7. Deakin College Foundation at Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology (SLIIT)
  8. Design Foundation Program at Academy of Design (AOD)
  9. Foundation Certificate in Higher Education – Business at Informatics Institute of Technology – IIT
  10. Foundation Certificate in Higher Education at Informatics Institute of Technology – IIT
  11. Foundation Course in Database Management at NIBM
  12. Foundation Course in Mobile Application Development [Android] at NIBM
  13. Foundation Course in Psychology & Counselling at NIBM
  14. Foundation Courses for Science and Engineering Degree at Open University of Sri Lanka – OUSL
  15. Foundation in Data Science at NIBM
  16. Foundation in Design at NIBM
  17. Foundation in Logistics Management at NIBM
  18. Foundation in Python Programming at NIBM
  19. Foundation Programme for Bachelor’s Degree at NIBM
  20. Monash University Foundation Year at Universal College Lanka – UCL
  21. NCUK Foundation at Asia Pacific Institute of Information Technology (APIIT)
  22. Proficiency in business Writing at NIBM
  23. RMIT Foundation at ICBT Campus
  24. Technology Foundation Programme (Engineering) at CINEC Campus
  25. Technology Foundation Programme (IT) at CINEC Campus
  26. UCL International Foundation Year (UIFY) at Universal College Lanka – UCL
  27. UTS Insearch Foundation – UTS Sri Lanka
  28. Victoria University Foundation at NSBM Green University
  29. Vocational education and training – Certificate III and Certificate IV and Diploma programms leading to Bachelor’s

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