Our Story

Learn more about our story,
so we can begin yours!

Our Story

Learn more about our story,
so we can begin yours!

OUR BEGINNINGS

Our founders have all been in your shoes. We know the difficulties and trials of moving to another country to study, work and live. We want to give back and help make your journey smoother.

Our mission is quite simple.

We are dedicated to providing the best personalized education, migration and career services to everyone: students or skilled professionals everywhere. We believe that together, we can guide you to reach your best potential and achieve your life-long dreams.

Hopefully, along the way, you could help others to realize theirs.

Study, work or life – we’ve got your back.

Our  Values

Empathy

Empathy is a core part of who we are. We understand your doubts, expectations and needs. Our founders have all stood where you are and have experienced the trials and challenges of moving to another country. It can seem like a daunting prospect. We are here to help you.

Respect

We acknowledge and respect your desire to grow and thrive in an environment which recognizes diversity and authenticity. Everyone has dreams and responsibilities they seek to achieve. Let us create the opportunities that will help you realize them.

Transparency

Integrity. Ethicality. Honesty. Productive relationships are founded in trust. We hold ourselves to the highest standards and ensure transparency in all our actions.

OUR PRIDE

Relationships are at the core of our business. You are our priority. We are excited to get to know you and deliver advice and services that best satisfy your needs.

You will be assisted by a team of trusted education consultants, career counsellors and registered migration agents. Our directors, senior consultants and advisers are highly experienced experts in their fields. ​

Our team takes pride in our inclusive, client-centric approach, delivering our services effectively and efficiently. We can ensure that your university placement or visa application will sufficiently serve your long-term career goals and will be lodged and processed without delay. ​

Our  Leaders

Success begins with a vision and the will to make it a reality.
Meet our leaders at Pride International.

Dr Kithsiri Dassanayake
Director

Pride International is led by Dr Kithsiri Dassanayake, a respected academic and scientist with over 35 years of professional experience in universities and government agencies in Australia, the UK, and in Sri Lanka

Dr. Dassanayake is the founding director and principal consultant of Pride International and oversees all study abroad, migration and career guidance services. ​

He is a Certified Education Agent and is a professional member of the International Education Association of Australia (IEAA) and the International Education Association Inc (ISANA).

Mr. Tharanga Wijayasinghe Director

Mr. Wijayasinghe possesses business management experience across a wide variety of industry sectors in Sri Lanka.

Mr. Tharanga Wijayasinghe is a director of the Sri Lanka arm of Pride International. He is an Engineering graduate of the Imperial College London, UK and also holds a Master of Civil & Structural Engineering from the same University.

Mr. Isuru Wijayasinghe
Director

Mr. Isuru Wijayasinghe is a director and the manager of Pride International’s Sri Lanka operations.​ Isuru carries bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Mechanical Engineering from the Queen Mary University of London in UK. ​Isuru has a special interest in the international education sector.

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OUR TEAM

Meet our team of dedicated and passionate professionals who are ready to serve you at our Sri Lankan and Australian offices.

Sri Lanka

Australia