Achievements

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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Apr
15

Global University Medical Challenge (GUMC)

Team from the Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo placed 3rd and was awarded a cash prize of US$ 750 in the Global University Medical Challenge (GUMC) 2018, which was held in the International Medical University (IMU), Kuala Lampur, Malaysia, 14-15 April 2018. Chirath Madurapperuma (Final year), Wasana Kodithuwakku (4th year) and Hiruni Udara (2nd […]

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Apr
01

Asia Pacific Moot Court Competition 2018

The “Shri N J Yasaswy Memorial Asia Pacific Moot Court Competition 2018”, hosted by The ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education, Hyderabad, India. The Competition was held from 29th March to 1st April 2018 and ten teams took part in the said competition including university teams from India, Sri Lanka and Nepal. The team from Faculty […]

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Feb
03

Economics Undergraduate wins the Best Research Paper Award at SAESM – Nepal

13th South Asian Economic Students’ Meet (SAESM) which was held in Kathmandu, Nepal from 29th January to 3rd February, 2017 brought great glory to Sri Lanka and to the University of Colombo with the exceptional performance of young economists.  13th SAESM was very special for Sri Lanka and it stands amongst the best SAESMs for […]

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Feb
02

Atomic Metallic Hydrogen was discovered

Atomic Metallic Hydrogen H2(solid), the rarest metal on earth and also the first ever sample of the kind has become a reality thanks to the research activities of Issac Silvera and Ranga Dias of Harvard University. The sample has been created by applying a pressure of 495 GPa (which is over the pressure in the […]

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