Gateway College Kandy, dubbed “Gateway in the hills” for its location in scenic Asgiriya with a bird’s-eye view of the Mahaweli River and the Hanthana Mountain range, is rated as the leading international school in Kandy.

Formerly known as the Kandy International School, it was one of the first international schools in the hill country and joined the Gateway Group in 1999. Contemporary architecture in the midst of spectacular surroundings with state-of-the-art facilities, house over 1,200 students from all corners of the Central Province.


Mr Gladwin Canagasabey - Principal, Gateway College Kandy

“Great leaders are braver than they believe, stronger than they seem, and smarter than they think in redefining the future of their organisations.”

Mr Gladwin Canagasabey started his educational career in 1988 as a graduate teacher of botany and agriculture. Later, he joined the Eastern University of Sri Lanka as the Head of Sports and Physical Education where he served for 11 years. Whilst at the Eastern University, he also served as a visiting lecturer in child psychology and educational psychology.

In 2004, he was appointed Headmaster of S. Thomas’ College, Gurutalawa, where he founded and implemented the preschool and bilingual medium of education. Later, he joined Trinity College, Kandy as the Vice-Principal, where he served from 2007 to 2014. Prior to joining Gateway College, he was the Registrar at the prestigious General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University, Ratmalana. Mr Canagasabey also served as the Manager of Hillwood College, Kandy and was on the Advisory Board of the Church Missionary Schools (CMSC) in Sri Lanka.

Mr Canagasabey holds a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture (Honours Degree) from the Eastern University of Sri Lanka and a Master of Science in Organisational Management from the Postgraduate Institute of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya. He had also completed his Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Psychology.

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Contact Details

Colombo

  • 185, Koswatta Road,
    (Via Parliment Road, Off Royal
    Gardens), Rajagiriya
  • Tel: 94 112888288, 94 112888280
  • Email: [email protected]

Kandy

  • 80, Wariyapola Sri Sumangala
    Mawatha, Asgiriya,
    Kandy
  • Tel: 94 812200300, 94 812200206
  • Email: [email protected]

Negombo

Dehiwala

Ratmalana