I guess when good news comes they tend to come in a heap, If you were following this blog you should know that SLIIT won both the gold and the silver awards for student projects in NBQSA. This alone was a great achievement for SLIIT, But the Tripwire project which won the gold medal won another award for the best use of Microsoft Technologies.
If you guys are tired of hearing the good news I’m sorry to disappoint you since there’s more good news. The Tripwire project was nominated to represent Sri Lanka in Asia Pacific ICT Awards ( APICTA ) to be held in Singapore. Normally BCS – Sri Lanka section only nominates one project to participate in APICTA for a certain category, but one of the judges who were on the panel that decided the winners were also impressed by the project that won the silver medal. So he has come forward to sponsor the silver medal team to go to APICTA, so both teams from SLIIT are going to APICTA. That’s enough of good news for now and let’s wish both the groups from SLIIT all the best in APICTA.
This was a great reward for all the effort put into making the project a success. The long nights waiting and doing coding, planning and testing the software, fixing bugs and bashing heads trying to figure out what is wrong. In the, end all that is worth it when you’re recognized like this.
I hope this inspired more SLIIT students to do great things and achieve awesome results for the Institute. SLIIT is definitely way ahead compared to other private institutes and as seen from these results can hold their own against any government university as well. Hopefully, this answers many people who bash SLIIT simply because it’s a private university. The institute can only guide you, it’s you who should get it done.