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May
29

Book launch “The Way of the Jackal”: The Untold Story of Sri Lanka’s Wild Dog

The book titled “The Way of the Jackal” authored by Ms Uthpalawarna Jayaweera, Professor Sampath Seneviratne and Mr Chandika Jayaratne, was presented to the Vice Chancellor, Senior Professor (Chair) H D Karunaratne at the College House premises on May 29, 2024. The Sri Lankan jackal is the only island subspecies of the Eurasian Golden Jackal […]

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Apr
19

සරසවි බක්මහ උළෙල “Sarasavi Bakmaha Ulela” 2024

සරසවි බක්මහ උළෙල “Sarasavi Bakmaha Ulela” 2024 was held on the 19th of April 2024 at the university grounds with the participation of Senior Professor (Chair) H D Karunaratne, the Vice Chancellor of the University, and the Deans of the faculties, along with staff members. The event spanned the entire day, bright and lively, filled […]

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Mar
31

UCIARS Unveils Innovative Automated Hydroponic System

University of Colombo Agro Technology and Rural Sciences (UCIARS) has developed an innovative automated hydroponic system as part of the students’ practical session in protected agriculture. In the initial phase of this endeavour, various plants including lettuce and strawberries were cultivated and harvested, showcasing significant achievements. This automated model requires minimal maintenance and observation, promising […]

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Mar
28

FIM Welcomes 147 New Students to BAMS and BUMS Degree Programs

The Orientation program for new entrants of the Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine, and Surgery (BAMS) and Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (BUMS) degree programs for the Advanced Level 2022 batch was inaugurated on March 28, 2024, at the main auditorium of the Faculty of Indigenous Medicine. This year, 114 students were registered for the […]

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Mar
01

Celebrating International Women’s Day 2024: Promoting Gender Inclusivity and Policy Making

International Women’s Day 2024, facilitated by the Faculty of Graduate Studies, took place at the FGS Auditorium on the 1st of March, 2024. The event was titled “Gender Inclusivity and Policy Making”. The Chief guest, Senior Professor (Chair) H. D. Karunaratne, the Vice Chancellor of the University, Professor A. A. Azeez, the dean of the […]

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Mar
01

Workshop on Anti-Drug Awareness in collaboration with the Sri Lanka Police

An event titled ‘A secure tomorrow – A creative awareness programme for schools’ was held at the Jayaratne Hall, Faculty of Management and Finance, on the 1st of March, 2024. The event was held in collaboration with the National Youth Service Council – Sri Lanka Police, Sri Lanka Police, University Grants Commission, the Ministry of […]

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Mar
01

Visit of His Excellency Santosh Jha, High Commissioner of India to Sri Lanka

His Excellency Santosh Jha, High Commissioner of India to Sri Lanka, visited the University of Colombo on the 1st of March 2024. Mrs Navya Singla, First Secretary (PIC), Senior Professor (Chair) H D Karunaratne, the Vice Chancellor of the University of Colombo, Senior Professor Sandagomi Coperahewa, Founding Director, Centre for Contemporary Indian Studies (CCIS), Professor […]

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Feb
28

Recognizing Sporting Excellence: Colours Awarding Ceremony 2023

The Colours Awarding Ceremony is a significant event that recognizes the outstanding achievements of undergraduate sportsmen and sportswomen who have excelled in their respective fields of sports. The ceremony took place at the Auditorium of the UCFM Tower, Faculty of Medicine, on February 29, 2024, and 430 sportsmen and sportswomen were honored for their splendid […]

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Feb
20

Launching Ceremony of two New Sinhala books authored by Senior Professor Sandagomi Coperahewa | Department of Sinhala

The launching ceremony for two new Sinhala books, නිදහසින් පසු සිංහල භාෂාවේ මඟ සලකුණු, 1948-2023 (Landmarks of Sinhala Language after Independence, 1948-2023) and සිංහල අක්ෂර වින්‍යාස අකාරාදිය (Sinhala Spelling Dictionary – New Edition) authored by Senior Professor (Chair) Sandagomi Coperahewa, Head of the Department of Sinhala, Faculty of Arts took place on February 20, 2024, […]

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Feb
19

Commencement Lecture for MBBS Programme Advanced Level 2022 Batch

The Commencement Lecture of the MBBS Programme for the Advanced Level 2022 batch students took place on 19th February 2024 at the main auditorium of the UCFM Tower, Faculty of Medicine. Dr Ananda Wijewickrama, Consultant Physician at the Infectious Disease Hospital (IDH), graced the occasion as the Commencement Lecturer. A distinguished alumnus of the Faculty, […]

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Feb
19

Japanese Delegation Explores Collaboration for Promoting Sri Lankan Ayurveda in Japan

A delegation from Japan paid a courtesy visit to the University of Colombo and engaged in a discussion with the Vice Chancellor, Senior Professor (Chair) H.D. Karunaratne, on the 19th of February, 2024. The delegates included Rev. Zuiko Tokunaga, the Chairman of the Japan Ayurveda and Traditional Medicine Association, and Ms. Shoko Umehara, the Managing […]

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Feb
19

Faculty of Education Launches Bachelor of Education Honours in Primary Education Program

The Faculty of Education has been performing a distinctive role in the professional development of teaching graduates and in the introduction of undergraduates to the field of Education since 1973. Marking another significant milestone, the Faculty introduced the Bachelor of Education Honours in Primary Education program, effective from the year 2024. The need for qualified […]

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Feb
16

Successful Conclusion of the JICA Chair Programme 2023/2024

The JICA Chair Program 2023/24 closing ceremony was held on the 16th of February 2024 at the Vidya Jyothi Professor V K Samaranayake Auditorium, University of Colombo School of Computing. The event commenced with the lighting of the oil lamp, followed by a festive welcome that included Kandyan dancers. The Acting Director of the International [...]
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Feb
14

Diploma & Certificate Awards Ceremony and Inauguration of Postgraduate & Continuous Development Programs – Faculty of Medicine

The awards ceremony for Diploma and certificate programs in the Faculty of Medicine took place at Mini Auditorium 2, UCFM tower on the 14th of February 2024. This event was conducted under the patronage of the Vice Chancellor, Senior Professor (Chair) H.D. Karunaratne, and in the presence of the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, […]

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Feb
06

JICA Chair Program 2023/24: Session on Competition Law & Policy in Japan

The JICA Chair Program 2023/24 at the University of Colombo hosted its sixth session, ‘Competition Law and Policy in Japan,’ at the Faculty of Management & Finance Auditorium on February 6th, 2024. The event was graced by Mr Hiroki Inou, the Second Secretary of the Embassy of Japan in Sri Lanka and esteemed personnel from […]

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Jan
12

Postgraduate Convocation 2022

University of Colombo conducted its Postgraduate Convocation for the year 2022 at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall on the 10th, 11th and 12th January 2024 under the patronage of the Venerable Chancellor, Sasana Keerthi Sri Buddha Sasana Shobhana Venerable Muruththettuwe Ananda Nayaka Thero, with the Vice Chancellor- Senior Professor (Chair) H.D. Karunaratne, Rector of [...]
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