Australasian Academy

Australasian Academy (AA) is the first Australian owned higher education institution in Sri Lanka incepted in 2018 specializing in Hospitality and Tourism management and commercial cookery training. Since the inception AA has introduced new programs of study to Sri Lankan Students.

Welcome to Australasian Academy (AA), where we are committed to delivering unparalleled education creating successful career pathways for students in Sri Lanka since 2018.

As the first Australian owned higher education institution in Sri Lanka , we specialize in offering comprehensive Australian Aged Care ,Commercial Cookery and Hospitality Management courses , ensuring students receive the highest standard of training and expertise in the fields of individual care, culinary and hospitality.

AA in Partnership with International Management Institute (IMI), Luzern, Switzerland offer quality, affordable courses in International Hotel & Tourism Management. In Partnership with ANIBT Melbourne, Australia we offer Aged care and Community Services programs in Sri Lanka. We offer Commercial Cookery programs in partnership with our RPL partner Evolution Hospitality Institute (EHI) in Sydney, Australia.

Our Australian partnerships expands to many more institutions with transfer pathways provided to continue higher education in Australia in Aged care, Community Services and International Cookery and Hospitality Management.

RPL Certificate Awarded by our preferred RPL partner EHI

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The Campus

Located at the heart of Colombo, Australasian Academy serves as an easy and accessible institution for all students. Upon enrollment all students are offered direct access to classrooms and training facilities to ensure a seamless learning experience.

The campus consists of well equipped classrooms, model restaurant, bar and housekeeping set up and a state of the art kitchen to ensure both quality theoretical and practical knowledge.



The Campus

In partnership with IMI Switzerland and Evolution Hospitality Institute (EHI – Preferred RPL Partner) we offer globally recognized International Tourism & Hospitality Management and International Cookery Programs. Our programs are Embedded with practical training and internships in leading Hotels in Sri Lanka and overseas.


We offer internationally recognized programs in Tourism & Hospitality Management, Commercial Cookery, Aged Care & Community Services and many more programs in partnership with IMI Luzern, Switzerland, EHI Sydney, Australia and ANIBT Melbourne, Australia.

Discover globally recognized programs and certifications in Commercial Cookery, Aged Care and Hospitality Management at Australasian Academy. 

These programs are developed in collaboration with prestigious university ANIBT Melbourn, Australia. Our courses are designed to provide students with the highest level of expertise and industry experience.


Australasian Academy offers the first and the only transfer pathway to Switzerland for graduates who complete the IMI Advanced Diploma in Sri Lanka. The 2+1 transfer program to complete the BA in International Hotel and Tourism Management provides AA Students the opportunity to obtain a one of the highest ranked university degree with paid internships in Switzerland.

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Students who study at IMI are eligible to complete an internship on completion of their academic semester.IMI supports the students to secure this internship.The monthly gross salary is CHF 2,216 minimum.By attending our Career Days on campus during the academic semester, students will also have the opportunity to meet with representatives from the industry and interview for a further internship or placement overseas.

What Our Students Say

What Our Students Say

AA Students and Graduates in Internship and Employment in Leading Hotels

Nihara Lokugamage

Trainee - F&B Department Grand Kandyan Hotel - Kandy

Dilosh Jayarathne

Trainee - F&B Department Hilton - Colombo

Jason Bernard De Motte

Trainee - Guest Service Agent Double Tree by Hilton - Weerawila

Jonathan Durairaj

Trainee - F&B Department One an Only Reethi Rah - Malidives

Adhil Sama

Trainee - F&B Department Sheraton Kosgoda Turtle Beach Resort

Afham Jamaldeen

Trainee - F&B Hilton - Colombo

Navid Siddik

Trainee - Front Office Sheraton Kosgoda Turtle Beach Resort

K. A. Dennis Dulanja Kularathne

Trainee - F&B Department Cinnamon Grand - Colombo

Supun Sankalpa Boralugodage

Trainee - F&B Department Cinnamon Grand - Colombo

Inuka Sahan Sellahewa

Trainee - Front Office Dickwella Resort and Spa - Dickwella

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AA UniDirect opens Representative Office of Edu Pathways Group (EPS) AA UniDirect and EPS provide access to Australian Universities and Colleges

AA UniDirect, the Student Recruitment division of the Australasian Academy (AA), announces the Partnership agreement signed between AA UniDirect and Edu Pathways Group (EPS) of Melbourne Australia. Under this agreement AA UniDirect will be the official Representative of EPS in Sri Lanka and will be providing opportunities for Sri Lankan students to access over twenty five leading Australian Universities and some leading colleges in all states of Australia.

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