University crisis in Sri Lanka

I’m not into politics or I have no intention to even look at it. Still after coming through a wonderful education system I feel I should raise my voice looking at the things which are happening now. Here are the few things I have to say about this;

  • Universities are closed

OK… lecturers are not getting paid enough but, is it really fair to keep on striking? that is a question you have to answer. We have had something going through the university system which had halted the progress. External politics coming into student politics, some groups striking, or some other mysterious reason closes the universities. Is this really because of them or someone not taking the proper action to stop them and making them go from bad to worse…..?

  • Private Universities

If these are just unloading useless graduates to the system that will definitely ruin everything degrading the value of all the graduates. But if these are helping the student who just fell behind to show their colours and fill the “bucket of educated” that is good as far as I see. Money is not health, wealth or wisdom. If money takes the first place that will only have the last place in the queue. I see that happening to some of the graduates who come out of certain institutes, these are words coming through experience. But I have seen very good graduates as well…
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