Confucius Institute

Jun
07

Beauty of Sri Lanka and China through the Third Eye: Sri Lanka China Culture Photography Exhibition

The Confucius Institute (CIUC), in collaboration with the China Cultural Centre in Sri Lanka, organized the Sri Lanka-China Culture Photographic Exhibition on June 7, 2023, at the Orange Area of the Faculty of Arts. The chief guest of the occasion was Senior Professor (Chair) H.D. Karunaratne, the Vice Chancellor of the University, along with Senior […]

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May
09

University Delegation Visits Colombo International Container Terminals for Internships and Collaborations

A delegation led by Vice Chancellor Senior Professor (Chair) H.D. Karunaratne visited Colombo International Container Terminals Limited (CICT), a member of China Merchant Port, on May 9th, 2023. The purpose of the delegation was to explore internship opportunities and establish potential collaborations between universities and the private sector, aiming to enhance job prospects for graduates. […]

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Apr
17

Inauguration Ceremony of the New Chinese Language Teaching Spot

The Confucius Institute at the University of Colombo (CIUC) successfully held the inauguration ceremony of the new teaching spot at the Overseas Chinese Service Centre in Sri Lanka on April 17, 2023. His Excellency Mr Qi Zhenhong, Ambassador of the Chinese Embassy in Sri Lanka, Senior Professor (Chair) H.D. Karunaratne, the Vice Chancellor of the […]

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Aug
14

Road to Chinese: Light Day Salon 2022 – Confucius Institute

Confucius Institute gave a hand to Chinese language undergraduates on the experience of Chinese culture “Road – to – Chinese: Light Day Salon” on 14th Aug 2022.   46 undergraduates were actively consulted by Sri Lankan lectures and Chinese experts from the Confucius Institute. Prof. Wimal Hewamanage, Sri Lankan Director of the Confucius Institute at the […]

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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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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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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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Inauguration Ceremony of the Certificate Courses in Chinese Language 2021

The inauguration ceremony of the Chinese Language Certificate Course was held on the 20th of February 2021 with the participation of Senior Professor Lasantha Manawadu, Dean, Faculty of Arts, University of Colombo from 2.30 p.m. onwards via Zoom. Senior Prof. Lasanatha Manawadu, Dean, Faculty of Arts, University of Colombo expressed his gratitude to the Sri […]

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Oct
04

Academic Staff Training Workshop – Confucius Institute

Aiming to build a high-level Confucius Institute of corresponding academic ability in addition to its Chinese language education, the Confucius Institute, University of Colombo (CIUC) initiated the first Academic Staff Training Workshop for CIUC and the Teaching staff from 2nd – 4th October 2020. The Dean, Faculty of Arts – Senior Professor Premakumara de Silva, […]

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Sep
29

Awarding Ceremony of the Certificate Course in Chinese Language

The certificate awarding ceremony of the ‘Certificate Course in Chinese Language 2018/2019’ of the Confucius Institute, University of Colombo (CIUC)was held on 29th September 2020 at the M. B. Ariyapala Auditorium, Faculty of Arts. This is the first certificate awarding ceremony since 2018. The Dean, Faculty of Arts, Senior Professor Premakumara de Silva, the Deputy […]

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