International Office

Apr
14

Asian Universities Alliance (AUA) Summit 2019

The third annual Asian Universities Alliance (AUA) Summit was successfully held in Hong Kong on 13-14 April 2018. Comprised of two Working Group Meetings, the AUA Board Meeting, and Presidents Forum, this year’s Summit welcomed 60 delegates from all 15 member universities, the largest delegation ever. Session one of the Board Meeting, chaired by Professor […]

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Sep
10

Deputy Vice Chancellor, QUT visits University of Colombo

Professor Scott Sheppard – Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President (International and Development), Queensland University of Technology, Australia visited University of Colombo on 10th September 2018 at the College House. Professor Sheppard met Senior Professor Lakshman Dissanayake, Vice Chancellor, University of Colombo and discussed how to expand ongoing programs between the two universities in to other possible […]

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Sep
07

Visit from Western Sydney University, Australia

Professor Surendra Shrestha Dean School of Engineering and Computing, Western Sydney University visited University of Colombo on 7th September 2018. Professor Shrestha met Senior Professor Lakshman Dissanayake; Vice Chancellor, University of Colombo Professor K.R.R. Mahanama, Dean; Faculty of Science, Professor K.P.Hewagamage, Director, University of Colombo School of Computing, Dr. Pradeep Dharmadasa; Dean, Faculty of Management […]

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Aug
27

University of Tokyo to Collaborate with University of Colombo

A delegation led by Professor Toshiro Nishizawa, Project Professor, Graduate School of Public Policy, University of Tokyo visited University of Colombo on 27th August 2018 & met Senior Professor Lakshman Dissanayake, Vice Chancellor, University of Colombo. Professor Nishizawa was accompanied by Mr. Hiroshi Yoshino, Director, The University of Tokyo India Office, Mr. Kazuhiro Mori, Director, […]

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Aug
27

Delegation from Huddersfield University, UK

Professor Dilanthi Amaratunga, Huddersfield University, United Kingdom visited University of Colombo on 27th August 2018 and met Senior Professor Lakshman Dissanayake, Vice Chancellor, University of Colombo and discussed about the ongoing academic collaboration between the two universities. Professor Premakumara de Silva, Dean, Faculty of Arts, Dr. Nishara Fernando, Head, Department of Sociology, Dr. Kokila Konasinghe, […]

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Aug
10

Delegation from University of Leicester visited University of Colombo

Professor Philip Baker, Pro Vice Chancellor, Head of College & Dean of Medicine, College of Life Sciences, University of Leicester, United Kingdom visited University of Colombo on 10th August 2018. During the visit Professor Phillip Baker met Senior Professor Lakshman Dissanayake, Vice Chancellor, University of Colombo, Professor Hemantha Dodampahala, Faculty of Medicine, Dr. Kokila Konasinghe, […]

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Aug
07

Tree of Life group, Japan to collaborate with University of Colombo

Mr.Tadashi Shigenaga ,Chairman ,Tree of Life group and  Mrs. Umi Shigenaga Director Tree of Life Japan visited University of Colombo and met Senior Professor Lakshman Dissanayake, the Vice Chancellor, University of Colombo on 7th August 2018. Mr.Tadashi Shigenaga  invited University of Colombo to collaborate with Tree of Life group in introducing Ayurveda Treatments to Japanese […]

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Jul
25

National Central University, Taiwan to collaborate with University of Colombo

A Delegation led by Professor Timothy K. Shih Vice Dean of College of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, National Central University, Taiwan visited University of Colombo and met Senior Professor Lakshman Dissanayake, Vice Chancellor of University of Colombo on 25 June 2018.  Professor Shih was accompanied by Professor Yung-Fang Chen, Department of Communication Engineering, Professor […]

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Jul
13

Delegation from WHO visits University of Colombo

A delegation from the Office of WHO Sri Lanka visited University of Colombo on 13th July 2018 & met Senior Professor Lakshman Dissanayake, Vice-Chancellor, University of Colombo & Professor Indika Karunathilake, Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Medicine.

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Jul
09

Delegation from Northumbria University visited University of Colombo

Professor Stanley Oliver, Director of Learning and Teaching for Distance Learning, Northumbria University visited University of Colombo on 09th July 2018. During the visit he met Senior Professor Lakshman Dissanayake, the Vice Chancellor, University of Colombo, Dr. Pradeep Dharmadasa, Dean, Faculty of Management & Finance, Dr. Sajitha, Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Management & Finance & […]

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Jul
06

Visit from Robert Koch Institute Germany

Dr. Andreas Detlef Nitsche, accompanied a delegation from the Robert Korch Institute , Berlin,  Germany on  6th July 2018 and met Senior Professor Lakshman Dissanayake, Vice Chancellor, University of Colombo. University of Colombo and Robert Korch Institute has an ongoing joint research collaboration. Ms. Beate Annette Nitsche, Ms. Beate Becker- Ziaja, Ms. Therese Muzeniek and […]

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Jul
05

Seminar on PPP Funding

The International Office of University of Colombo organized by a seminar on PPP Funding Programme introduce by German Academic Exchange Service on 5th July 2018. The Seminar was conducted by Ms. Sikha Sinha, Senior Advisor, DAAD Office, New Delhi, India.

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Jun
05

Pro Vice Chancellor of Staffordshire University visited University of Colombo

Professor Ieuan Ellis; Pro Vice Chancellor of Staffordshire University, United Kingdom visited University of Colombo on 5th June 2018. During the visit Prof. Ellis met Senior Professor Lakshman Dissanayaka , the Vice Chancellor, University of Colombo. Professor Dissanayake was accompanied by Professor Premakumara de Silva; Dean Faculty of Arts, Professor Manjula vithanapathirana; Professor Nayani Melegoda; […]

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Jun
05

Delegation from Griffith University visits University of Colombo

A delegation led by the Dean, Business School, Griffith University, Australia visited University of Colombo on 5th June 2018. Professor Jaythilleke Bandara and Professor Peter Woods and Dr. Kanchana Karyawasam representing Griffith Business School accompanied the Dean. During the visit the delegation met Senior Professor Lakshman Dissanayaka, the Vice Chancellor, University of Colombo, Professor Premakumara […]

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Mar
19

Delegation from Taipei Medical University, Taiwan

A delegation from Taipei Medical University, Taiwan visited University of Colombo and met Senior Professor Lakshman Disanayaka, Vice  Chancellor, University of Colombo, Professor Indika Karunathilake, Faculty of Medicine and Dr. Kokila Konasinghe, Director, International Office. During the meeting held at the university both parties discussed about ongoing academic collaboration between the two universities. The meeting […]

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Mar
16

Delegation from Beijing Foreign Studies University, China

Professor Jia Wenjian, Vice President, Beijing Foreign Studies University, China visited University of Colombo on 16th March 2018 and met Senior Professor Lakshman Disanayaka, Vice Chancellor University of Colombo, Professor Premakumara De Silva, Dean, Faculty of Arts, Ven. Prof. M. Dhammajothi Thero, Director, Confucius Institute, University of Colombo and Dr. Kokila Konasinghe, Director , International […]

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