International Office

Jun
18

Colombo UN75 Dialogue

As part of the 75th anniversary commemoration the UN is holding a worldwide dialogue in as many communities and countries as possible, across borders, sectors, and generations, to assess current and future risks and opportunities, and source solutions for global cooperation. The online Colombo UN75 Dialogue was held on June 18, 2020, via zoom. The […]

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Jun
07

The Rhodes Scholarships

The Rhodes Scholarships have been awarded in 20 constituencies (representing over 60 different countries). Now the Rhodes Scholarships are fully global: two new Global Scholarships allow eligible candidates from the rest of the world to apply (subject to nomination). General information on the preparation of an application for a Rhodes Scholarship can be found across […]

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Mar
12

Ambassador of Maldives to Sri Lanka visits University of Colombo

His Excellency Mr. Omar Abdul Razzak, The Ambassador of the Republic of Maldives visited University of Colombo on 12th of march 2020 and met Senior Professor Chandrika N Wijeyaratne, the Vice-Chancellor of University of Colombo. During the meeting, both Professor Wijeyaratne and the H. E. the ambassador discussed potential avenues of cooperation between University of […]

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Feb
24

The Genomic Medicine Foundation, United Kingdom to collaborate with University of Colombo

Professor Dhavendra Kumar; Medical Director and CEO of The Genomic Medicine Foundation Ltd., United Kingdom visited University of Colombo on 24.02.2020 and met Senior Professor Chandrika N Wijeyaratne, the Vice-Chancellor. The Genomic Medicine Foundation Ltd. is a non-profit corporate organization affiliated to University of Cardiff and London School of Medicine, United Kingdom. Professor Kumar shared […]

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Feb
20

Open group discussion on radicalization and stigma

Under the guidance of the Vice-Chancellor, University of Colombo, Dr. M. Mahees, Department of Sociology, Faculty of Arts, organized an open house discussion on some issues that disrupt university life. The discussion was held at the Senate Hall on the 20th of February 2020 from 2.00 pm onwards. The participants represented all the faculties of […]

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Feb
07

Visit from Uppsala University, Sweden

Senior Professor Peter Wallensteen visited University of Colombo on 07.02.2020 and met Senior Professor Chandrika N Wijeyaratne, the Vice-Chancellor. Professor Wallensteen is attached to the Department of Peace and Conflict Research, Uppsala University and is a world-renowned specialist on the United Nations and Peace Studies. He also a Professor Emeritus, University of Notre Dame, Netherlands […]

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Jan
24

Asian Universities Alliance Staff Exchange at University of Colombo

Ms. Vigneshree King, Director, International Students Center, University of Malaya, Malaysia visited University of Colombo from 20 -24 January 2020 Under the Asian Universities Alliance Staff exchange program. Ms. King was hosted by the International Office, Administrative Offices at the College House, Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Management and Finance, Sri Palee Campus, Post-Graduate Institute [...]
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Jan
13

Bangladesh High Commissioner visits University of Colombo

His Excellency Mr. M. Riaz Hamidullah, the High Commissioner of Bangladesh to Sri Lanka visited University of Colombo on 13.01.2020 accompanied by two officials from the High Commission. The High Commissioner met Senior Professor Chandrika N Wijeyaratne; the Vice-Chancellor of University of Colombo, Dr. Maneesha Wanasinghe Pasquale; the Head, Department of International Relations, Dr. Sashika […]

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