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 […]
Dr K.H.E.L.W Hettiarachchi from the University of Colombo School of Computing won the Best Presentation Award in Learning Methods and Modes session at the 11th International Conference on Education Technology and Computers (ICDLE 2019) held on October 28 – 31, 2019 in Amsterdam, Netherland.
Professor G.K.A. Dias and Dr Prasad Wimalaratne of the University of Colombo School of Computing were awarded “CSSL ICT Educator of the Year” and “CSSL ICT Researcher of the Year 2019” awards under the Elite Award category by the Computer Society of Sri Lanka on 8th October 2019.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
University Research Awards – 2015 took place on 07th December 2016, at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall. The chairpersons for this event were His Grace, the Most Rev. Dr. Oswald Gomis, Chancellor of the University of Colombo and Professor Lakshman Dissanayake, Vice Chancellor of the University of Colombo. Professor Marie Perera, Faculty of Arts, […]
On 30th November 2016, the University of Colombo was ranked among the top 300 in the prestigious Times Higher Education BRICS & Emerging Economics Rankings 2017. The inclusion of the University of Colombo in the BRICS & Emerging Economies ranking is a significant achievement, as it indicates the University’s ranking as one of the top […]
The team “DESTROYER” from the Faculty of Science, University of Colombo, won the silver award in the university category at the Sri Lanka Robotics Competition (SLRC 2016), organized by the E-Club of the Department of Electronic and Telecommunication Engineering, University of Moratuwa, held on 11th November 2016. The team (Thilina Payagala, Thimira Sanuka, Hasith Perera, […]
University of Colombo men’s and women’s hockey teams went on to emerge as the champions and runners-up respectively at the 12th Sri Lanka University Games hockey tournament held at the University of Peradeniya from 12th – 14th August 2016. The University of Colombo lads and lasses showed tremendous potential backed by unshaken determination and talent […]
The Department of Economics has won the international Award for the Best IFITT-Talk of the year 2015
The Department of Economics, University of Colombo has won the international Award for the Best IFITT-Talk of the year 2015 from the International Federation for Information Technology and Travel & Tourism (IFITT). The IFITT announced the winning of this prestigious Best IFITT-Talk of the Year Award – 2015 to the Department of Economics. This international award has been bestowed […]
The University of Colombo is one of the best and oldest institutions for higher studies in the South Asian region and has Alumni serving at top scientific and industrial positions around the world, from scientists at NASA to scientists working on the LIGO project which recently discovered experimental evidence of gravitational fields. A team of […]
Asiri Wijesinghe from the UCSC won a Merit Award for this final year’s individual project at the Asia Pacific ICT Awards 2015. His project is Autogenous Diabetic Retinopathy Censor for Ophthalmologists – “AKSHI” a full-fledged system for classifying the severity level of Diabetic Retinopathy (based on retinal lesions) and detect retinal vascular networks to the […]