Achievements

Mar
13

36th National Rowing Championship

University of Colombo rowers won 5 medals at the 36th National Rowing Championship which was held on the 12-13 March 2021 at Diyawannawa Rowing Center. In the Open Category (Women’s), Ms Ranmalee Nanayakkara and Nadani Mendis won the Silver medal in the Open Double scull, Ms Nadani Mendis and Upuli Edirisingha won the bronze medal […]

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Feb
22

2nd Runner Up – The Public Sector Best Annual Reports & Accounts Awards

The University of Colombo is pleased to announce that we are the 2nd Runner Up in Best Annual Report & Accounts Awards 2020 organised by the Association of Public Finance Accountants of Sri Lanka (APFASL), the Public Sector Wing of CA Sri Lanka. The award ceremony was held on 22 February at the BMICH under […]

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Feb
19

Strengthening research collaboration with down under

Prof. Preethi Udagama, Cadre Chair and Senior Professor, Department of Zoology and Environment Sciences, Faculty Science, University of Colombo, has been effectively collaborating with Prof. Chamindie Punyadeera, Head,  Saliva and Liquid Biopsy Translational Laboratory, School of Biomedical Sciences of the Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Australia on cancer research since 2006. Prof. Chamindie has won […]

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Dec
11

CIMA Excellence Awards 2020 – Prof. Tharusha N Gooneratne

Professor Tharusha N Gooneratne of the Department of Accounting of the Faculty of Management & Finance was one of the four award winners of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) Research Excellence Award. She received the award at the first Global CIMA Excellence Awards virtual ceremony held on 11th December 2020 for her distinguished […]

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Aug
20

38th Annual General Meeting of Alumni Association

The 38th Annual General Meeting of the Alumni Association of the University of Colombo was held at the Senate Hall of the University of Colombo with the participation of the Vice-Chancellor, Senior Professor Chandrika N Wijeyaratne who is also the Ex-officio Vice President of the Association and other Office Bearers and Members. Several Constitutional Amendments [...]
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Dec
10

University of Colombo students won medals in SAG 2019

Four University of Colombo students won medals for Sri Lanka in the 13th South Asian Games 2019 in Nepal. Ms NIS Mendis, Department of Plant Science-Faculty of Science won the female individual Poomsae-bronze medal, Female team Poomsae-bronze medal and the Pair Poomsae-Gold medal in the age category 17 to 23. Ms RDMT Jayaweera, Department of […]

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Nov
26

Inter Faculty Freshers’ Tournament 2019 – Closing Ceremony

The Closing Ceremony of the Inter-Faculty Freshers’ Tournament 2019 was held on 26th of November 2019 at the New Arts Theatre. University of Colombo School of Computing emerged as the Champions and the Faculty of Science became the 1st Runner-up. The 2nd runner-up was the Faculty of Management & Finance. View more Photos in FOS […]

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Aug
13

Licensing Agreement for Sustainable Waste Water System

‘Waste-to Treat- Waste’; A revolutionary Waste Management Process for the Textile Industry using Aluminium  industry’s waste A sustainable waste water management process which could be adapted by any industry Tuesday, 13th August 2019, Colombo; A revolutionary filter technology developed in Sri Lanka to use aluminium waste for treating waste-water in the textile industry. The new [...]
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Jul
24

General Convocation 2018

General Convocation 2018 of the University of Colombo was held on 23rd & 24th of July, 2019 at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall. The Chancellor Most reverend Dr. Oswald Gomis, the Vice-Chancellor Senior Professor Chandrika Wijeyaratne, the Rector of Sri Palee Campus, Deans of Faculties, Directors of institutes, heads of departments, the registrar, Academic [...]
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Mar
19

CVCD Excellence Award 2018

The Committee of Vice-Chancellors and Directors (CVCD) Excellence Awards Ceremony 2018 was held at the President’s House, Colombo on 19th of March 2019. Senior Professor Premakumara de Silva – Dean, Faculty of Arts was awarded for the most outstanding senior researcher in the field of social sciences, humanities and aesthetic. Senior Professor Pujitha Wickramasinghe – […]

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Mar
09

Chemistry Quiz Competition 2019

Chemistry Quiz Competition 2019 was organized by the Chemical Society of the Department of Chemistry on 9th of March 2019 at the Faculty of Science premises.  

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Jan
18

The Long Service Awards Ceremony 2018

The Long Service Awards Ceremony of the University of Colombo was held on 18th of January 2019 at the FGS Auditorium in the presence of the Vice Chancellor Senior Professor Lakshman Dissanayake. 108 employees being awarded, including the academic, academic support, administrative and non-academic staff who have completed 25, 30 and 35 years of their [...]
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Nov
13

Vice Chancellor’s Awards for Research Excellence 2017

The Vice Chancellor’s awards for Research Excellence 2017, are presented during the Postgraduate Convocation 2017 on 13th of November 2018 at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall for the contributions made by the senior academic staff in their outstanding research works. Professor Chandrasiri Niriella – Department of Sociology, Faculty of Arts Professor Deepika Fernando – [...]
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Sep
15

International University Staff Cricket & Badminton Tournament

The 1st International University Staff Cricket & Badminton Tournament was held on 14th & 15th September 2018 at the University of Colombo premises with the participation of University of Colombo, University of Kelaniya, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, University of Moratuwa, University of Visual and Performing Arts and PES University, Bangalore. The Vice Chancellor Senior Professor […]

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Jul
11

Inter-Departmental Cricket Tournament – Dean’s Trophy

The Faculty of Arts with collaboration of the students who are following the Sports and Physical Activity Course, organized the inaugural Inter-Departmental Dean’s Trophy Cricket Tournament for Dean’s Trophy,  under the patronage of Professor Premakumara de Silva, the Dean – Faculty of Arts.  This tournament was held on 11th July 2018 from 8.00 am onward at the main university ground. The main objectives of this […]

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Jun
03

The Highest Level International Recognition of an Invention

Two Sri Lankan Inventors, Dr. Mahesh Edirisinghe a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Physics and Mr. Thimira Sanuka Thilakarathna who was an undergraduate at the Department of Physics and currently working as a Temporary Demonstrator in Physics have been achieved a highest level international recognition for their newly invented medical device. This invention was […]

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