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Iluminar 2017/18, the Official Career Fair of the Department of Transport and Logistics Management

From the inception in 2007, The Society of Transport and Logistics (STL) of University of Moratuwa has been the main pillar which worked towards illuminating the minds of undergraduates on the subject area of Transport and Logistics management in the University of Moratuwa. STL is the professional body formed with the collaboration of staff and students of the Department of Transport and Logistics Management, which is the youngest department of the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Moratuwa aiming at developing a group of professionals with high level of knowledge, skills and intellectual abilities necessary to face the modern challenges in the transport and logistics industry.

“Iluminar 2017/18” is the Flagship event of STL which is the annual career fair for the final year undergraduates. From its inception in 2016 Iluminar has been able to facilitate the undergraduates who are freshly entering the corporate world.

The first ever ‘Iluminar’ took place on the 13th January 2016 at the Department of Transport and Logistics Management with the participation of 22 leading companies in Sri Lanka. Prof.Rahula Attalage graced the occasion as the Chief Guest and both the academic and non-academic staff of the Department of TLM, Industry partners, other industry participants, alumni and undergraduates of the department of TLM participated in the event.

Taking yet another step forward Iluminar 2016/17, was held for the second consecutive year in the month of January this year with the participation of 18 companies. The event was partnered up by Brandix Lanka Limited who was the Platinum Sponsor, Hayleys Advantis Limited who was the gold sponsor, John Keels Logistics and MAS who were the silver sponsors whereas IFS and Astron were the bronze sponsors.

Iluminar 2017/18 will be held for the 3rd consecutive time on the 16th November 2017 at the Department of Transport & Logistic Management premises from 8.15 am onwards. Vice Chancellor of University of Moratuwa, Prof. Ananda Jayawardane will grace the occasion as the chief guest of the event. This time over 30 leading companies are about to attend the career fair to find their ideal employees out of a pool of young passionate minds who will be the future of the Transport and Logistics industry in Sri Lanka.

The event will be sponsored by Expo Freight (EFL) as the platinum sponsor where as John keels logistics, Hayleys Advantis and Colombo International Container Terminal Ltd will be the Gold Sponsors. 

Iluminar is in the voyage of creating a career gateway for Transport and Logistics undergraduates to choose their dream carrier paths and to get the exposure of the review process. It is the aim of Society of Transport and Logistics that the undergraduates will make the best you of Iluminar 2017/18 to illuminate their future careers.

-Event covered by Shenali Weikala for Mora Mag-
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