Arts

Jun
20

Awarding Ceremony of the 21st “Chinese Bridge” Competition

The Awards Ceremony of the 21st “Chinese Bridge” Chinese Proficiency Competition for undergraduates in Sri Lanka was successfully held on 20st of June 2022 in the boardroom, Faculty of Arts under the patronage of his excellency Mr. Qi Zhenhong-Ambassador, Chinese Embassy in Sri Lanka, Senior Professor H. D. Karunaratne, Vice Chancellor of the University of […]

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Jun
10

Chinese Cultural Counsellor visited the University of Colombo

Mr Zhang Yingbao, Chinese Cultural Counsellor of the Chinese Embassy in Sri Lanka and Mrs Li Qingyui, First Secretary paid a visit to the Confucius Institute at University of Colombo (CIUC) and met the Vice-Chancellor Senior Professor (Chair) H. D. Karunaratne on 10th June 2022. He extends his warm welcome while the two parties exchanged […]

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Jun
08

The launching ceremony of  the Sarasa Journal, Department of Sinhala

The launching ceremony of the ‘Sarasa’ Journal of the Department of Sinhala was held on 8th June 2022 at the M.B. Ariyapala Auditorium, Faculty of Arts.  The Vice Chancellor Senior Professor (Chair) H. D. Karunaratne graced the occasion as the Chief Guest and Senior Professor Lasantha Manawadu, The Dean/Faculty of Arts, Senior Professor Sandagomi Coperahewa, […]

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May
24

College House – The Cradle of Sri Lanka’s University Education

Published by University of Colombo, 2021, 192 pages (with colour photos and illustrations) ISBN 978-624-5873-20-3 For over a century, College House has been a site of higher learning and intellectual activity for scholars who disseminated knowledge for the academic advancement and national development of Sri Lanka. College House is perhaps the oldest university building in [...]
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Mar
19

The Inauguration Ceremony of MA in Sinhala Programme 2021/2022 – Faculty of Arts

The inaugural ceremony of the Master of Arts in Sinhala 2021/2022 programme conducted by the Department of Sinhala, Faculty of Arts was held on 19th March 2022 at the New Arts Theatre. Professor Lasantha Manawadu, the Dean of Faculty of Arts graced the occasion as the Chief Guest, and Dr. Mohammed Mahees, Senior Lecturer, Department […]

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Feb
18

Lantern Festival Celebration 2022

The “Chinese traditional lantern festival” which is held annually by the Confucius Institute, University of Colombo dawned on 18th February 2022, with the participation of Professor Lasantha Manawadu, Dean, Faculty of Arts, University of Colombo (UoC) as the Chief Guest, and honored guests followingly, Professor Sumedha Jayaneththi, Dean – Faculty of Technology, (UoC), Dr. Rev. […]

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Jan
18

Signing Teaching Spot Agreement with University of Ruhuna

The Confucius Institute at University of Colombo signed Chinese Language Teaching Spot agreements with the University of Ruhuna, on 18th January 2022, at the Senate Hall, University of Colombo (UoC). The event was held under the leadership of Vice-Chancellor Professor Chandrika N Wijeyaratne, University of Colombo. The outstanding alliance was signed under the participation of […]

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Dec
30

The Annual meeting of the Board of Management, Confucius Institute

The Annual meeting of the Board of Management, Confucius Institute, University of Colombo (CIUC) was held on 30th December 2021 at the Senate Hall, University of Colombo. The Chair, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Colombo (UoC), Professor Chandrika N Wijeyaratne welcomed all the Members of the Board. She expressed her gratitude towards CIUC by stating […]

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Dec
16

2nd International Research Symposium on ‘Understanding Chinese Language & Culture’

The 2nd International Research Symposium on Understanding Chinese Language and Culture (UCLC)-2021 organized by the Confucius Institute of Colombo (CIUC) was held on 16th December 2021 via online (zoom) with the participation of Professor Chandrika N Wijeyaratne, Vice-Chancellor, University of Colombo as the Chief Guest and Senior Professor Lasantha Manawadu, Dean of Faculty of Arts […]

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Nov
20

The 2nd Academic Staff Training Workshop – Confucius Institute

The Confucius Institute, University of Colombo (CIUC) initiated the 2nd Academic Staff Training Workshop from 18th – 20th November 2021, by aiming to improve the academic and teaching abilities of Chinese language teachers and to create a united and efficient teaching team.  This training was for Chinese teachers, local Chinese teachers, and all non-academic staff […]

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Oct
12

Teaching Spot Agreement with Vidyarathna Vidyathana Pirivena – Confucius Institute

The Confucius Institute signed Teaching Spot agreement with Vidyarathna Vidyayathana Pirivena, Horana on 12th October, 2021 at Faculty of Arts, University of Colombo under the leadership of Senior Professor Lasantha Manawadu, Dean, Faculty of Arts, University of Colombo. Rev. Dr Labugama Naradha, Parivenadhipathi of Vidyarathna Vidyayathana Pirivena, Professor Wimal Hewamanage, Sri Lankan Director of the […]

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Sep
09

Asian Universities Alliance (AUA) Lecture Series 2021: The University of Colombo’s Session

The University of Colombo hosted a session titled "The Impact of Covid 19 Health Crisis on Service Sector Development in Sri Lanka: Challenges and Opportunities" at the AUA Lecture Series 2021 for young Asian economists on 9th September 2021. The session consisted of two parts. Session A: a virtual lecture on the abovestated title was [...]
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Aug
23

FIDE Online Chess Olympiad 2021 & Asian University Chess Championship 2021

Mr. Minul Sanjula Doluweera Faculty of Medicine Ms. Yasasmi Umarusiru Gamage Faculty of Arts The UoC is proud of our own students who will represent our country at the FIDE Online Chess Olympiad 2021, conducted by the International Chess Federation (FIDE), between 14th August and 15th September 2021. With more than 160 countries participating this [...]
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May
21

Local Chinese Teachers’ Training in Sri Lanka

The Confucius Institute, University of Colombo together with the National Institute of Education successfully conducted the “Local Chinese Teachers’ Training in Sri Lanka 2021” on 20th – 21st May 2021. This event was carried out in the form of online via zoom platform. Fifty-three Chinese teachers from various schools across Sri Lanka participated in this […]

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May
20

Webinar on Climate Change and its impact on Sri Lanka

Department of Geography organized a webinar on Climate Change and Its Impact on 20th May 2021. Mr. Sarath Premalal, – former Director General, Meteorological Department, Sri Lanka, Dr. Senaka Basnayake – Director, Climate Resilience Unit, Asian Disaster Preparedness Centre, Bangkok, Dr. B. V. R. Punyawardhane – former Director, Meteorology Division, Natural Resource Management Centre, Peradeniya, […]

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Apr
09

‘Aluth Awurudu’ Festival – Faculty of Arts

The ‘Aluth Awurudu Festival’ organized by the Faculty of Arts and the Department of Geography under the patronage of the Dean, Faculty of Arts – Senior Professor Lasantha Manawadu, was held on 09th April 2021 at the Faculty of Arts premises. The Vice-Chancellor, University of Colombo – Senior Professor Chandrika N Wijeyaratne, was the Chief […]

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