Awards & Prizes

Oct
12

Vice Chancellor’s Awards for Research Excellence 2020

The Vice Chancellor’s awards for Research Excellence acknowledge academic staff members who make contributions to the University community through their outstanding research works. This year, six awards have been re-framed by the following recipients during the Postgraduate Convocation 2020 on the 12th of October 2022 at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall. Senior Professor KM [...]
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Jul
29

Vice Chancellor’s Awards for Research Excellence 2019

The Vice Chancellor’s awards for Research Excellence acknowledge academic staff members who make contributions to the University community through their outstanding research works. This year, Seven awards have been re-framed by the following recipients during the Postgraduate Convocation 2019 on the 29th of July 2022 at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall. Professor Shiroma Handunnetti [...]
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Jul
24

Student of the Year – General Convocation 2020

University of Colombo congratulates Ms. Ashwini De Silva, Faculty of Management & Finance and Ms. Tharushi Jayasekara, University of Colombo School of Computing on receiving the Open Awards - Student of the Year at the General Convocation 2020. Ms. Ashwini De Silva - Faculty of Management & Finance Ms. Ashwini De Silva has excelled in [...]
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Jul
24

Prof. Tilak Hettiarachchy Award for Academic Excellence – General Convocation 2020

Ms. Jayani Tharangi Mawela - Faculty of Science University of Colombo congratulates Ms. Jayani Tharangi Mawela, Faculty of Science on receiving the Open Awards - Prof. Tilak Hettiarachchy Award for Academic Excellence at the General Convocation 2020. Ms. Jayani Tharangi Mawela, a student from St. Paul’s Girls School Milagiriya entered the University in 2017 securing [...]
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Jul
24

D. P. P. Samarasekara Peace Prize – General Convocation 2020

University of Colombo congratulates Ms. Promodya Dayawansa - Faculty of Law and Ms. Tushani Ranawaka - Faculty of Medicine on receiving the Open Awards - D. P. P. Samarasekara Peace Prize at the General Convocation 2020. Ms. Promodya Dayawansa - Faculty of Law Ms. Promodya Dayawansa completed her Bachelor of Laws degree with Second Class [...]
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Jul
24

Canekeratne Prize for General Merit – General Convocation 2020

University of Colombo congratulates Ms. Vitharana Gamage Eranga Sandamini Wijewardhana Dissanayake - Faculty of Law, Ms. Ashwini De Silva - Faculty of Management & Finance, Mr. Kaneel Dias - University of Colombo School of Computing on receiving the Open Awards – Canekeratne Prize for General Merit at the General Convocation 2020. Ms. Eranga Dissanayake - [...]
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Dec
22

University Karate (Kumite) team shines at the National Karate Championship – 2021

National Karate Championship – 2021 was organized by the Sri Lanka Karate-Do Federation, on 22nd of December 2021 at Bandaragama Indoor Stadium. The event was held with the participation of nearly 500 athletes representing the clubs in all parts of the country. University of Colombo Karate (Kumite) team won eleven medals including six golds, four […]

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Nov
28

Dean’s List Awards and Teaching Excellence Awards – Faculty of Medicine

A ceremony to confer Dean’s List Awards (2018, 2019, 2020) and Teaching Excellence Awards was held on 28th of November 2021, at the New Building Theatre of the Faculty of Medicine with the distinguished presence of the Dean, of the Faculty of Medicine, Vidya Jyothi Chair and Professor Vajira Dissanayake, award recipients and academic and […]

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Nov
07

University of Colombo Women win the Inter University Online Chess Championships 2021

Inter University Online Chess Championship 2021 was organized by the Sri Lanka Universities Sports Association (SLUSA) in collaboration with The University of Moratuwa and Chess Federation of Sri Lanka, on 6th and 7th November 2021. The event was held with the participation of 28 teams (Boys 14 and Girls 14) from 14 Sri Lankan Universities. [...]
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Apr
06

President’s Award for Scientific Research 2021

The most prestigious research award ceremony in Sri Lanka, the "President’s Awards for Scientific Research" was held on the 6th of April 2021 as an online event. Awards were given for the best 100 publications made in the year 2018 and the following scientists of the University of Colombo community have won awards. RESEARCH TITLE [...]
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Oct
29

4th Global Animal Welfare Awards 2020

The WVA and Ceva Animal Health have announced the winners of the 2020 Global Animal Welfare Awards on 29th October 2020. This award recognizes the individuals and institutions for their outstanding work and dedication to promoting animal welfare. Dr. Tharanga Thoradeniya, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka is recognized as one of the […]

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Feb
06

The Long Service Awards Ceremony 2019

The Long Service Awards Ceremony 2019 of the University of Colombo was ceremoniously held on 6th February 2020 at the Administrative Building Auditorium of the College House Premises in the presence of the Vice-Chancellor Senior Professor Chandrika N Wijeyaratne and other honored guests. 83 members of the Academic, Academic Support, Administrative and Financial, and Non-academic […]

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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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Dec
06

Vice Chancellor’s Awards for Research Excellence 2018

The Vice Chancellor’s Awards for Research Excellence 2018, are presented during the Postgraduate Convocation 2018 on 6th of December 2019 at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall for the contributions made by the senior academic staff in their outstanding research works. Senior Professor Marie ES Perera – Faculty of Education Senior Professor ERHSS Ediriweera – [...]
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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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Nov
06

SDC Awards Ceremony 2019

The Awards Ceremony of the Staff Development Centre of the University of Colombo was held on the 6th November 2019 at the Senate Hall of the University, under the patronage of the Vice-Chancellor, Senior Professor Chandrika N Wijeyaratne. The event, which saw 44 participants from universities across the country receive their accreditation as teachers in […]

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