Incorporated in January 1990, under the Sole Proprietorship of S S Rajah, International Education Consultancy (IEC) an International Career Guidance and Student Placement Centre, was a Pioneer (in Australian Education) to enter the International Market in Sri Lanka, representing some of the most prestigious Universities and Institutes in Australia. Since then, IEC has successfully found placements to over 4000 students in areas of Management, IT, Engineering, Medicine & Hospitality which have been the most sort out courses by the Sri Lankan student population.
As a business we have been guided by a philosophy of Trust & Honesty to the Individual with great emphasis on Integrity. In recognition of quality of service rendered by IEC to the Australian Education Market the Australian High Commission appointed IEC as a 'Streamlined Agent for Student Applications with the Australian High Commission' during the period SVP/PVA was applicable
IEC has been awarded the prestigious ENZRA status (Education New Zealand Recognized Agency) by Education New Zealand.
IEC which counts more than Thirty-two (32) years of Commercial Operations have diversified its student services to Universities and Institutes in Australia, New Zealand, Canada and UK as well. With this timely expansion now the organization is in a better situation to meet the growing demand, diversified needs and most importantly offer tailor-made educational solutions and pathways to meet individual financial capacities of sponsorship.
As we strive to mould IEC to cater to the market demand the organization is structured with a group of energetic staff with knowledge, experience and dedication.
Founder / Chairman
Mr. Rajah has held the post of a Divisional Secretary under the Ministry of Health - Sri Lanka and holds an abundance of Administrative & Establishment experience. All this experience & knowledge has been put in to the operations of IEC and has since retired.
Mrs. Manjula Perera (nee S. Rajah)
Manjula has worked for the Commercial Bank of Ceylon Ltd, a leading Bank in Sri Lanka for 11 years in various capacities I.e. Assistant to Credit Officer / Account Manager and officer in Export Department. She has been with IEC for the past 20 years and has played a major role in developing and taking the business to greater heights. Her banking knowledge and credit experience has immensely profited IEC, when scrutinizing financial documents and other related documents presented for students visa purposes more accurately. In most instances Students are initially counseled and advised by her and she guides them with suitable options based on their individual requirements and financial capacities.
Rebecca was a counselor at IEC from 2009 – 2011 left to overseas to UAE. She rejoined us in June 2017 and continued to work as a counselor, until July 2021. Based on her performance, knowledge and contribution towards the company’s successful recruitment of students, she was promoted to the position of Team Lead for Student Services, Recruitment and Admissions which leads to her completing 7 years at IEC. Rebecca provides student services which includes information and explanation of the various study options, forms and documents for university & visa procedure. Her Overseas Customer Service experience of 5 years has been an added advantage to her in servicing our prospective students and parents. She counsels in English and Sinhala languages and is in charge of student Recruitment & Admissions.Ms. Shamindi Liyanawaduge – Team Lead – Student Services Visa & Compliance
Shamindi joined Team IEC in January 2019 with 3.5 years of work experience in the Finance / HR sector. She has completed her BBA (Hons) Business Management, from Shefield Hallam University - UK. Initially she was a Student Counselor and has now been promoted as the Team Lead for Student Services, Visa & Compliance. She guides and provides students with information in both English and Sinhala. Apart from university admissions, she directly overlooks all matters pertaining to Visa and compliance of all applicants.Ms. Micaiah Andrew – Assistant - Student Admissions
Micaiah is a fairly new addition to our team. She has been trained to counsel the English, Sinhala & Tamil speaking students and has joined the main team of counselors upon due training. She is currently involved in student counseling & University admissions.Ms. Talia Hensman – Trainee – Student Admissions
Talia is the newest addition to our team and is being trained by the existing team to assist students and is involved in University admissions process under the supervision of the two Team Leads. She too is being trained to counsel students in Sinhala and English respectively.
We are special because......
IEC being the pioneer in this industry has earned a strong reputation among the TAFE's & UNIVERSITIES represented by them.
IEC being in operation since January 1990 has earned a high reputation in the industry for it's integrity & reliability.
The success behind IEC, is the personalized and friendly services to each individual student & parents.
The experienced staff at IEC, is geared & trained to provide proper guidance to make a smooth transition from Sri Lanka to the country of choice.
They provide free and comprehensive advice on courses and institutional options to suit the financial and other needs of prospective students.