International Office

Feb
26

Kyushu University of Japan to collaborate with University of Colombo

Dr. Akimasa Yoshikawa, Mr. Hiroki Matsushita, Mr. Kazuma Shirotani, and Mr. Yusuke Aoyagi from the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Kyushu University of Japan visited University of Colombo on 26th February 2016. During the visit, the delegates met Professor K.R.R. Mahanama, acting Vice-Chancellor, University of Colombo, and Professor Chandana Jayaratne, Senior Lecturer from Department […]

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Feb
23

The President of International University of Japan visits University of Colombo

Professor Kimio Kase, President, International University of Japan, and Professor N.S. Cooray, Senior Lecturer, Graduate School of International Relations,  visited University of Colombo on 19th February 2016 to discuss the possible collaborations between University of Colombo and the International University of Japan. Professor Lakshman Dissanayake, Vice-Chancellor, University of Colombo expressed his sincere willingness to facilitate […]

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Feb
09

The Vice Chancellor of Mohanlal Sukhadia University visited University of Colombo

Professor I.V. Thrivedi the Vice-Chancellor of Mohanlal Sukhadia University, India visited Professor Lakshman Dissanayake, Vice-Chancellor of University of Colombo on 2nd February at the Vice-Chancellors’ office. Mrs. Sushmista Shekhar, President, MA. My Anchor Private Limited, India, and Mr. Mohamed Nizar, Media Director, National, and International Human Rights Organization also accompanied the meeting.

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Feb
08

A delegation from Beijing Foreign Studies University visited University of Colombo

Professor Ma Chan Zhongwu, Head Department of Sinhala, Beijing Foreign Studies University, China, and Ven. Professor Malwane Chandarathana Thero, Department of Sinhala, Beijing Foreign Studies University, China met Professor Lakshman Dissanayake, Vice-Chancellor, University of Colombo on 8th February at the Vice Chancellor’s Office. During the meeting, both parties discussed the ongoing collaborations between University of […]

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Feb
02

Bhutan Ambassador visited University of Colombo

Her Excellency Ms. Pema Choden, the Ambassador of Bhutan to Sri Lanka, and Mr.Kalben Borji, the Second Secretary of the Consulate of Bhutan in Colombo visited University of Colombo, on 2nd February and met Professor Lakshman Dissanayake, Vice-Chancellor of University of Colombo, Professor Jean Perera, Acting Dean, Faculty of Medicine and Mr. P.M.S. Bandara, Deputy […]

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Jan
26

A delegation from Wuhan University visited University of Colombo

Professor Xiaohui Cui, Dean, International School of Software, Miss. Sun Lin, Program Director of the International Software School, Mr. Zhou Fusheng, Admission Director of the International Education School, and Miss. Mo Fan Vice Admission Director of the International Education School, of Wuhan University, China visited University of Colombo on 26th January and met Professor Lakshman […]

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Jan
12

A delegation from Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, China, visited University of Colombo

Professor Wang Xin, Vice Dean, Ms. Zhang Xi, International Program Officer, College of International Education, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, China, visited Professor Lakshman Dissanayake, Vice-Chancellor of University of Colombo, Doctor R. Senathiraja, Dean, Faculty of Management and Finance, Doctor. A. Azeez, (Head, Dept. of Finance), Doctor B. Nishantha (Head, Dept. of Management and […]

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Jan
11

Michigan Technological University, USA, to collaborate with University of Colombo

Taking the first step towards fruitful collaboration between University of Colombo and Michigan Technological University, Professor Bruce Seely, Dean, College of Science and Arts, Michigan Technological University, USA, meets Professor Lakshman Dissanayake, Vice-Chancellor of University of Colombo, Professor K.R.R. Mahanama, Dean Faculty of Science, Doctor R. Senathiraja, Dean Faculty of Management and Finance and senior […]

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Jan
11

A guest lecture and a seminar on Masters and PhD opportunities at Michigan Technological University, USA

Professor Bruce Seely, Dean, College of Science and Arts, Michigan Technological University, USA, delivered a guest lecture on “Societal Implications of Nanoscale Sciences and Engineering: Integrating Advance Science and Society” at the Senate Hall of University of Colombo on 11th January 2016. After the lecture, Professor Seely conducted a small seminar session on Masters and […]

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Dec
11

Vice Chancellor of Infrastructure University Kuala Lampur, Malaysia visited University of Colombo

Prof. Roslan Abidin, Vice-Chancellor of Infrastructure University Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia met Prof. Lakshman Dissanayake, Vice-Chancellor of University of Colombo, and Dr. R. Senathiraja, Dean, Faculty of Management and Finance on 11th December at Vice Chancellor’s office. During the meeting, both parties agreed to exchange faculty and students and to provide the placements for the academics […]

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Nov
19

Foreign Participants at IFMM visited University of Colombo

A group of foreign academics participated at the International Forum for Mathematical Modeling (IFMM) 2015 of University of Colombo met, Prof. Lakshman Dissanayake, Vice-Chancellor of University of Colombo, Prof. K.R.R. Mahanama, Dean Faculty of Science, and senior academics from Faculty of Science on 17th of November at the Senate Hall of University of Colombo. Prof. […]

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Nov
09

A delegation from Sophia University Japan visited University of Colombo

A delegation from Sophia University Japan visited the International Unit of University of Colombo (IUUC) on the 6th of November at the office of the IUUC, College House. Associate professor (Ms.) Yuka Mizutani (senior lecturer) and Mr. Kohei Thakaji (office of Global Education and Collaboration) met Dr. Sampath Seneviratne (Director, International Unit), Dr. Ajith Balasooriya […]

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Nov
06

A delegation from German Academic Exchange Service visits University of Colombo

The Regional Director for India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka of German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Ms. Heike Mock and Senior Advisor/ International Cooperation Ms. Shikha Sinha visited Prof. Lakshman Dissanayake, Vice-Chancellor of University of Colombo, and the senior academics including the dean of the Faculty of Science, Prof. K.R.R. Mahanama, Dr. Sampath Seneviratne (Director of […]

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Nov
04

Representatives of German Academic Exchange Service meet the senior academics and postgraduate students of University of Colombo

The Regional Director for India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka of German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Ms. Heike Mock and Senior Advisor/ International Cooperation Ms. Shikha Sinha encountered with the senior Academics and postgraduate students of University of Colombo at the Senate Hall on 4th of November. Starting the meeting Vice-Chancellor Prof. Lakshman Dissanayake gave a […]

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Sep
17

Visit from Western Sydney University, Australia to Collaborate with University of Colombo

A delegation from Western Sydney University, Australia met Professor Lakshman Dissanayake, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Colombo on 15th September. The meeting was held in order to discuss possible collaborations between the two universities in the future. Professor Karl Roberts, Director of Academic Program – Policing and Peace & Development Studies, Dr. Awais Piracha, Director […]

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Aug
25

Workshop on ‘Collaborative Cohort PhDs at QUT – Phase II’

One of our University’s global collaborators, Dr. Tony Sahama from the Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Australia, conducted a workshop on ‘Collaborative Cohort PhDs at QUT- Phase II’ at the Senate Hall of University of Colombo on 25th of August 2015 for the junior academic staff members (probationary lecturers) of Sri Lankan Universities. Prof. P. […]

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