Awards & Prizes

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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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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Oct
16

SLAYS Conference 2019

Promoting Impactful Research for Young Sri Lankan Scientists: SLAYS Conference 2019 The Sri Lankan Academy of Young Scientists (SLAYS) successfully held their 3rd annual international conference on the 16th of October 2019 at the Grand Crystal Ball room, Hotel Taj Samudra, Colombo. Considered the largest conference among early to mid-career scientists from academia and industry […]

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Sep
07

Closing Ceremony of the Sri Lanka University Games XIII 2019

The Closing Ceremony of the Sri Lanka University Games XIII 2019 was held on 7th of September 2019 at the Rabindranath Tagore Memorial Auditorium, University of Ruhuna. Mr. Kumar Sangakkara, a former Captain of the Sri Lankan National Cricket team, was the chief guest of this colorful event. University of Sri Jayewardenepura emerged as the […]

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Sep
05

Godage National Literary Awards – 2019

Emeritus Professor of Sinhala J B Disanayaka and Professor and Head/Department of Sinhala Sandagomi Coperahewa received awards at the Godage National Literary Festival held on 5th September 2019 at the SLFI Auditorium. Professor Disanayaka received the Godage Lifetime Award for his contribution towards Sinhala language and literature and Professor Coperahewa received an award for the […]

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May
11

Ms Achalie Kumarage receives Colin B. Picker Prize by the Younger Comparativists Committee of the American Society of Comparative Law

Ms. Achalie Kumarage, Lecturer at Department of Private and Comparative Law of the Faculty of Law, University of Colombo was awarded the ‘Colin B. Picker Prize’ by the Younger Comparativists Committee of the American Society of Comparaive Law. The prize was awarded to her paper themed ‘Oversimplifying Legal Realities: Gender Indicators and Aspiring Law Reforms […]

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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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Feb
16

Certificate Awarding Ceremony, Department of Buddhist Studies

The Department of Buddhist Studies, organized a Certificate Awarding Ceremony for the students who have passed the certificate Course in Introduction to Buddhist Studies (2018) and also to welcome the new batch of students (2019), on 16th February 2019 in the Economics Auditorium, Faculty of Arts. The Vice-chancellor Senior Professor Lakshman Dissanayake, Emeritus Professor Buddhist […]

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Feb
16

Inauguration and certificate awarding ceremony of the Certificate Course in Politics and Governance (CCPG)

The Inauguration and Certificate awarding ceremony of the Certificate Course in Politics and Governance conducted by Department of Political Science & Public Policy was held on the 16th of February 2019 at 9.30 a.m. at the Political Science Auditorium, Department of Political Science and Public Policy. Certificates were awarded to the participants of the 6th batch, who successfully […]

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Jan
31

Champions’ Night 2018

The Annual Colors Awarding Ceremony 2018 was held on 31st of January at Eagles’ Lakeside Banquet & Convention Hall. This glamorous evening was more important than previous years because this was named as the Champions’ Night 2018 as University of Colombo became the champions of Inter-University Games in 2018. Professor Lakshman Dissanayake, the vice chancellor […]

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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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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
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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