International Office

May
03

Changchun University of Chinese Medicine to Collaborate with University of Colombo

Ms. Hong Jiang, a representative for the Changchun University of Chinese Medicine (CCUCM), China visited Professor Lakshman Dissanayake, Vice-chancellor of University of Colombo on 3rd May 2017. The purpose of the visit was to explore the possible academic collaborations between the two universities in the area of Indigenous Medicine. Professor Lakshman Dissanayake expressed his sincere […]

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Apr
24

University of Colombo signs a cooperation agreement with Justus Leibig University, Germany

Strengthening the long term partnership between University of Colombo and Justus Leibig University, Germany, Professor Lakshman Dissanayake, the Vice-Chancellor of University of Colombo, and Professor Joybrato Mukherjee, the President of Justus Leibig University, Germany signed the Cooperation Agreement between the universities on 24th April 2017 at University of Colombo. This will open up many more […]

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Jan
31

A delegation from Deakin University, Australia visited University of Colombo

Professor Afonso, the Dean of International Research Deakin University, Australia visited Professor Lakshman Dissanayake, the Vice-Chancellor of University of Colombo on 31st January 2017. During the, meeting Professor Afonso, explained the joint research project undertaken by the academics of both Universities. Professor Lakshman Dissanayake elaborated on the measures that University of Colombo has taken to […]

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Jan
24

The Vice Chancellor of Edith Cowan University visited University of Colombo

Professor Steve Chapman, the Vice-Chancellor and the President of Edith Cowan University, Australia, and Associate Professor Helen Bonavita, Dean International, Edith Cowan University, Australia visited University of Colombo on 24th January 2017. The delegation met Professor Lakshman Dissanayake, the Vice-Chancellor of University of Colombo, Dr. Chandana Aluthge, Dept. of Economics, University of Colombo, and Dr. […]

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Jan
04

Australian High Commissioner visited University of Colombo

His Excellency Mr. Bryce Hutchesson, the High Commissioner of Australia to Sri Lanka visited Professor Lakshman Dissanayake, Vice-Chancellor of University of Colombo on 04th January 2017. During the meeting, Professor Lakshman Dissanayake elaborated to the His Excellency Mr. Hutchesson the current and intended future academic collaborations of University of Colombo with the premier Australian Universities […]

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Dec
02

University of Colombo signed an MoU with Metropolia University of Applied Sciences, Finland

The University of Colombo entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with Metropolia University of Applied Sciences, Finland, on 2nd December 2016, at the University of Colombo. Vice-Chancellor Professor Lakshman Dissanayake signed the MoU on behalf of the University of Colombo while Riitta Konkola, President of Metropolia University of Applied Sciences, signed the MoU on behalf […]

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Nov
30

HRH Prince of Perlis, Malaysia and High Commissioner of Malaysia visited University of Colombo

His Royal Highness Prince of Perlis, the Chancellor of University Malaysia Perlis, Malaysia, and His Excellency Mr. Wan Zaidi Wan Abdullah, High Commissioner of Malaysia to Sri Lanka visited Professor Lakshman Dissanayake, the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Colombo on 30th November. Professor Z.A.B.Z Jamal, The Vice-Chancellor of University Malaysia Perlis also accompanied the HRH […]

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Nov
15

University of Western Australia to collaborate with University of Colombo

A high profile delegation led by Professor Tony O’Dennel, the Pro-Vice-Chancellor, and the Executive Dean of Faculty of Science from University of Western Australia visited University of Colombo on 15th November 2016. Professor Kadambot Siddique Director and Chair of the Institute of Agriculture, Professor Anu Rammohan Associate Dean International Relations, UWA Business School, Ms.Annabel Turner […]

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Oct
14

President of South Asian University, India visited University of Colombo

The President of the South Asian University, Dr. Kavita Sharma visited the University of Colombo on 14th October 2016 and met Professor Lakshman Dissanayake, the Vice-Chancellor of University of Colombo and faculty during the visit. During the meeting, both parties discussed initiating joint research projects by the two institutes and explored the possibility of expanding […]

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Oct
11

University of Cincinnati, USA to collaborate with University of Colombo

Professor Raj Mehta, Vice Provost of UC International, Professor Lisa Holstrom, Senior Assistant Dean, College of Arts & Sciences, Professor Gowribalan Ananda Vamadeva, Associate Professor of Mathematics of University of Cincinnati, Ohio State, USA, visited Professor Lakshman  Dissanayake, the Vice-Chancellor of University of Colombo and other academic representatives of the university on 11th October 2016 […]

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Oct
05

Metropolia University of Applied Sciences, Finland visited University of Colombo

Dr.Katri luukka, Director, Business Solutions MCreO of Metropolia University of Applied Sciences, Finland, visited Professor Lakshman Dissanayake, Vice-Chancellor of University of Colombo on 5th October 2016. Dr. Luukka was accompanied by Aija Ahokas, Senior Advisor of International Relations / Manager of Education Export, Professor Rohana Kurruppu, Chief Executive  Officer, Brandix Clothing of Technology, and Mr. […]

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Aug
12

Zhenjiang University, China to collaborate with University of Colombo

Professor Wang Li, Dean of the International College, Mr. Cai Zusen, Deputy Director, the office of the undergraduate program, International College, Zhejiang University, China, visited the University of Colombo on 12th August. During their visit, the delegates met Senior Professor Lakshman Dissanayake, Vice-Chancellor of University of Colombo, and Professor K.R.R. Mahanama, Dean of the Faculty […]

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Jul
21

A visit from Ministry of Science, Research and Technology, Iran

Professor Seyyed Mohammad Reza Khalili, Regional representative of the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology, Iran, and Mohamed Oraree Karimi, the cultural Counselor of Iran Cultural Center of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Sri Lanka visited University of Colombo on 21st July. During the visit, Professor Khalili met Professor Lakshman Dissanayake, Vice-Chancellor of the […]

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Jul
08

Visit from South China Normal University

Professor Liu Yongqin, the Executive Vice Dean of College of International Culture, Professor Pan Wending, the Executive Vice Dean of  School of Economics and Management, Ms. Du Danyun, Office of the International Exchange & Cooperation, Ms. Ye Xiaoni, Program Director, Office of the International Exchange & Cooperation, Mr. Dai Xiangbin, Head of the International Office, […]

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Apr
11

A delegation from Southern University of Science and Technology visited University of Colombo

Representing Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech), China and the International Center for Higher Education Innovations (ICHIE), a newly established UNESCO Category 2 Center; Dr. Ming Li, SUSTech University Council Chairman, the designated Director of ICHIE, Dr. Wei Han, SUSTech, Vice President for Human Resources and Students Affairs, the designated Associate Director of ICHIE, […]

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Mar
01

The Cultural Counsellor of Islamic Republic of Iran visited University of Colombo

His Excellency Mr.Mohammad Oraee Karimi, Cultural Counsellor of the Islamic Republic of Iran visited Professor Lakshman Dissanayake, the Vice-Chancellor University of Colombo on 1st March at the Vice Chancellor’s Office. Mr. Karimi was accompanied by Mr. Hojatoleslam Hakim Elahi, Vice President of Communications and International of the Al Mustafa University of Iran, and Mr. Kazemi […]

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