Rev. Dr. Susith Silva is the Vice Chancellor and the 8th Rector of the Aquinas College of Higher Studies. Having ordained priest in 1987, he has served in various capacities in the Archdiocese of Colombo.
In addition to his role as a parish priest, he has served as the Episcopal Vicar for the Northern Region of the Archdiocese of Colombo, National Director for the Laity. Rev Dr Silva was a prominent member of the College of Consultants and the Council of Priest of the Archdiocese. Fr Silva also has the experience in serving in several parishes in the USA and as a School Guidance Counsellor in schools in the USA and Sri Lanka.
He obtained BA and MA (Sociology) at the University of Kelaniya, AMBA (USA) M.Sc. in Human Services (Clinical), Psy.D/Ph.D (USA). He has also obtained the Certificate of School Counselling (USA), Psychology and Counselling Interventions in Disaster (USA), Psychological First Aid- Terrorism & Disaster (USA).
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