The Inauguration Ceremony of the Master of Arts Sinhala 2019/19 programme was held on 23rd March 2019 at the M.B. Ariyapala Auditorium. Senior Professor Lakshman Dissanayake, the Vice Chancellor of the University of Colombo presided over the function as the Chief Guest and also delivered the Keynote Address. Senior Professor Premakumara De Silva, Dean, Faculty of […]
The Department of Commercial Law observed the World Consumer Rights Day on 19th March 2019. It was with a focus on ‘The Regulation of Food in Sri Lanka’. Retired Supreme Court Judge Justice Saleem Marsoof was the Guest of Honour. There were presentations by Mrs. Shakila Weerasinghe, Asst Director Competition Compliance of Consumer Affairs Authority […]
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 – […]
The Department of Wildlife Conservation along with The University of Colombo, The CITES CoP18 Sri Lankan Secretariat and Environmental Foundation Ltd., held a one-day scientific symposium on wildlife trafficking on 15th March 2019 at the University of Colombo. The event was graced by the Hon. John Amaratunga, Member of Parliament and Minister of Tourism Development, […]
“Aseniya Kusum” the variety entertainment show of the university staff is an event organized by the Arts Council of the University of Colombo. This year it was staged on 14th March 2019 at the New Arts Theatre. All items were performed by the academic, administrative and the supportive staff of the University and the performances […]
The first Undergraduate Research Symposium of the Faculty of Arts was held on 12th March 2019. Final year B. A. (Hons) Degree students of the Faculty of Arts presented 59 research abstracts in the technical sessions. The abstracts were based on original research work and all accepted abstracts were published in the Proceedings of the […]
The International Women’s Day 2019 celebration organized by the Faculty of Graduate Studies was held on 8th March 2019 at the College House, Auditorium under the theme “Think Equal – Build Smart – Innovate for Change”. Hon. Sujeewa Senasinghe, Non Cabinet Minister of Science, Technology & Research, was the chief guest and the Vice-chancellor Senior Professor […]
The 3rd lecture of the of “Dean’s Lecture Series‘ was held on 08th March 2019, from 3.00 pm onwards at the Board Room, Faculty of Arts. The topic of the lecture was “The Ambiguity of Voice: the role of ‘storeytelling’. This was a talk by Sarah Kabir based on her book ‘Voices of Peace’ (2018), […]
In order to provide a vast knowledge about radiation and the role of Science in our daily life, “Science for Life” workshop was organized by the Scintilla- Nuclear Science Society of University of Colombo with the collaboration of Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science on 8th of March 2019 for the Advanced Level […]
සොබා සලරූ – The Art of Wildlife Cinematography was organized by the Base for Enthusiasts of Environment and Zoology (BEEZ) on 1st of March 2019 at the BLT, Faculty of Science. The lecture was conducted by Mr. Palitha Perera, an award-winning cinematographer who has contributed to uplift Sinhala cinema through his creations.
Second CERN-South Asian High Energy Physics Instrumentation Workshop on Detector Technology and Applications (SAHEPI-2)
CERN, the Ministry of Science, Technology and Research, Sri Lanka, the University of Ruhuna and the University of Colombo collaborated in holding the second CERN-South Asian High Energy Physics Instrumentation Workshop (SAHEPI-2) successfully in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on the 20th and 21st of February, 2019. SAHEPI-2 brought together physicists and policymakers from CERN, the South […]
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 […]
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 […]
The Library in collaboration with the Faculty of Arts organized a Human Library project for the newcomers on 11th February 2019 at the Main Library. This was held as a part of the orientation programme at the Faculty of Arts. The number of subject experts shared their knowledge and experience with students.