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Jan
19

Guest Lecture on “Arabic Language in the Business World”

The Arabic and Islamic Civilization Unit has organized a guest lecture on “Arabic language in the business world” on 19th January 2019 from 11.00 am to 1.00 pm at the Board Room, Faculty of Arts, University of Colombo. The lecture was delivered by Assistant Professor Shuhaib Alam – Jamia Millia University, New Delhi, Editor in Arabic/ Encyclopedia on Hajj and […]

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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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Jan
18

Thai Pongal Festival Celebration 2019

Thai Pongal Festival Celebration in 2019, organised by the students of the Faculty of Law was held on 18th January 2019 at the Faculty premises.

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Jan
17

Inauguration Ceremony of the Academic year 2017/2018 – UCSC

The Inauguration Ceremony for the undergraduate academic year 2017/2018 of the University of Colombo School of Computing (UCSC) was held on 17th of January 2019 at the Vidya Jyothi Professor V.K. Samaranayake Auditorium. The Vice Chancellor University of Colombo Senior Professor Lakshman Dissanayake was the chief guest and the Director of UCSC, Professor K.P Hewagamage, the […]

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Jan
11

Prof. Preethi Udagama inducted as the 78th General President of the SLAAS

Congratulations! Professor Preethi Udagama for being inducted as the 78th General President of the Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science (SLAAS). Professor Udagama was thus inducted at a ceremony held on 11thJanuary 2019 at the BMICH. The Chief Guest of this event was Vidya Nidhi Professor Emeritus Kamini Mendis of the University of […]

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Jan
01

Commencement of Duties for Year 2019

The University of Colombo ceremonially commenced their duties of the new year on 1st of January 2019, with a special function attended by the Vice-chancellor Senior Professor Lakshman Dissanayake, deans of the faculties with the other all staff members of the university at the College house premises. The function commenced with the hoisting the National […]

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Dec
31

Improved B-Learning Management system for Institute for Agro-technology

The University of Colombo was chosen as a lead implementing partner for a new UNESCO project on ICT-driven innovation; Seizing Digital Opportunities in Higher Education: Building staff capacity for ICT-driven innovation in Cambodia and Sri Lanka. This project is supported by the Shenzhen Municipal Government within the UNESCO-Shenzhen Funds-In-Trust Framework (SFIT). UNESCO project on B-Learning  for […]

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Dec
21

Foundation Stone Laying Ceremony of the Student’s Service Center

Foundation Stone Laying Ceremony of the proposed Student’s Service Center (SSC) of Faculty of Science was held on 21st of December 2018 at the Faculty of Science premises. The Chancellor Most Reverend Dr. Oswald Gomis, the vice Chancellor Senior Professor Lakshman Dissanayake, the Director of UCSC, Professor K.P Hewagamage, Deans of the faculties Professor K. […]

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Dec
18

Program Establishment Support Series Organized by Academic Mentoring Program – Faculty of Medicine

University of Colombo is pleased to announce the inauguration of its first formal initiative on establishing academic mentoring for staff. This program was inaugurated by Senior Professor Lakshman Dissanayake, Vice-chancellor of the University of Colombo on 18th of December 2018 at the Faculty of Medicine. Faculty of Medicine launched its first in-house faculty mentoring program […]

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Dec
15

22nd Annual General Meeting of the Alumni Organization

The 22nd Annual General Meeting of the Alumni Organization of the University Of Colombo was held on the 15th December 2018 at New Arts Theatre of the University of Colombo. The Alumni Organization was established in the year 1993 and completing its 22nd year and step up into 23rd successful year. A souvenir was issued […]

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Dec
13

Annual “Pirith” Chanting Ceremony

The Annual “Pirith” Chanting Ceremony of the University of Colombo was held on 13th -14th December 2018 at the College House Premises. The Ceremony was organized by the Student & Staff Affairs society for the purpose of receiving blessings on future works of the University. View more photos on Facebook

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Dec
07

Annual Christmas Carols 2018 – Faculty of Medicine

The Annual Christmas Carols of the Faculty of Medicine, Colombo dates back to many decades and takes the topmost place in the calendar of the Catholic Medical Students’ Society (CMSS). It is held with the purpose of glorifying in the birth of Christ, with the participation of students of all religions signifying the strength of […]

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Dec
07

ICAUST 2018

The 6th International Conference on Ayurveda, Unani, Siddha & Traditional Medicine 2018 (ICAUST 2018) – “Ayurveda towards Global Wellness” was held on 7th – 9th of December 2018 at the Institute of Indigenous Medicine, University of Colombo. The Keynote Speakers were Professor Kamal Nayan Dwivedi, Head Department of Dravyaguna, Faculty of Ayurveda, IMS, BHU, Varanasi, […]

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Dec
05

Panel Discussion on Marriage Law Reforms in Sri Lanka

The Family Law Course Team of the Department of Private and Comparative Law organized a panel discussion themed “Reforming the Law related to Marriage in Sri Lanka: Attempts and Prospects” on 5th December 2018 at the Faculty of Law. The panel consisted of Professor Sharya Scharenguivel, Mr. Thishya Weragoda (Attorney-at-Law), Ms. Safana Gul Begum (Attorney-at-Law), […]

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Dec
04

Henry Dunant Memorial Moot (Regional Rounds) 2018

The Regional rounds of the Henry Dunant Memorial Moot Court Competition were held from the 4th to 6th December 2018, at Tehran, Iran, with the participation of 10 teams from India, Nepal, Iran, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. The Faculty of Law University of Colombo was represented by Ms. Shelani Palihawadana, Ms. Prashanthi Vignanantha, and Ms. […]

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Dec
01

NILIS Research Symposium 2018

The Annual Research Symposium of the National Institute of Library and Information Sciences (NILIS), University of Colombo was held on 1st December 2018 at the NILIS Auditorium. The theme of the symposium was “Library and Information Science Education in the Digital Era”. Mr. W Sunil, Director General, National Library and NLDSB was the Chief Guest […]

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