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Sep
27

UoC becomes No. 1 among Sri Lankan universities in THE World University Rankings 2024

The Times Higher Education (THE) released its 2024 World University Rankings on September 27, 2023. This year, the overall ranking includes 1,904 institutes from around the world, and the University of Colombo is ranked 1001 – 1200th. Among the five Sri Lankan universities and one institute that were considered for the 2024 World University Rankings […]

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Sep
21

12th Annual Research Symposium on Sinhala Studies – Department of Sinhala

The 12th Annual Research Symposium on Sinhala Studies, organized by the Department of Sinhala, Faculty of Arts, took place on the 21st of September 2023 at 9:00 AM at the New Arts Theatre (NAT) with the presence of the Vice Chancellor, along with other invitees, scholars, and students. This year’s symposium focused on the theme […]

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Sep
20

Inauguration of the Master of Human Rights and Democratization 2023/24 – CSHR

The Master of Human Rights and Democratisation (MHRD) Program for the academic year 2023/2024 was inaugurated on September 20, 2023, via video conferencing, and thirty students enrolled in the program. The event commenced with a welcoming address from Mr M.A.M. Hakeem, the Deputy Director of the Centre for the Study of Human Rights, followed by […]

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Sep
18

Professor Kshanika Hirimburegama’s Generous Donation of Management & Finance Books

Former Vice-Chancellor, Senior Professor Kshanika Hirimburegama, has donated 25 books related to Management and Finance that she received from the University of Turku in Finland. These valuable books were presented to the Vice-Chancellor, Senior Professor (Chair) H.D. Karunaratne on September 18, 2023, at the College House Premises. The event was attended by the Acting Librarian, […]

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Sep
18

Certificate Awarding Ceremony for the Diploma in Technologies of Waste Management – Faculty of Technology

The Certificate awarding ceremony for the Diploma in Technologies of Waste Management was held on September 18, 2023, at the Cinema Hall, BMICH. Senior Professor (Chair) H.D. Karunaratne was the chief guest of the ceremony, and Mr Johann Hesse, the Head of the Corporation, Delegation of the European Union to Sri Lanka and the Maldives, […]

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Sep
15

9th International Conference on Ayurveda, Unani, Siddha and Traditional Medicine and Triphala International Research Symposium AyurEx Colombo 2023

The International Conference on Ayurveda, Unani, Siddha and Traditional Medicine (iCAUST 2023) and the ‘Triphala’ International Research Symposium took place as a hybrid conference from September 8th to 10th, 2023, at BMICH. Senior Professor (Chair) H.D. Karunaratne, the Vice-Chancellor, University graced the event as the Chief Guest. Professor Pathirage Kamal Perera, Dean of the Faculty […]

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Sep
09

Colours Awarding Ceremony 2023 – Faculty of Medicine

The Colours Awarding Ceremony of the Faculty of Medicine was held successfully on the 9th of September, 2023 at the Faculty Auditorium. Dr B J C Perera, Specialist Consultant Paediatrician and Honorary Senior Fellow, Postgraduate Institute of Medicine, University of Colombo graced this occasion as the chief guest for the day. Professor Vidya Jothi Vajira […]

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Sep
07

Dean’s Awards Literary 2022 – Faculty of Arts

The Faculty of Arts proudly hosted the Dean’s Literary Awards Ceremony and Talent Show on 7 September 2023, commencing at 2:00 p.m. at the New Arts Theatre (NAT). Distinguished guests in attendance included the Vice Chancellor, Senior Professor (Chair) H.D. Karunaratne, and the Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Senior Professor Lasantha Manawadu. The event’s […]

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Sep
06

Student of the Year – General Convocation 2022

Congratulations to Mr Sanju Dilshan Kumaru Wickramasinghe from the Faculty of Management and Finance for his exceptional achievement in being awarded the Open Awards – Student of the Year at the General Convocation 2022. Mr Wickramasinghe graduated from the Faculty of Management and Finance, earning a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing Management Degree with […]

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Sep
06

Professor Tilak Hettiarachchy Award for Academic Excellence – General Convocation 2022

Congratulations to Ms Shenali Avishka Ranasinghe from the Faculty of Science for her outstanding achievement in receiving the Open Awards – Professor Tilak Hettiarachchy Award for Academic Excellence at the General Convocation 2022. Ms Ranasinghe completed her Honours degree in Immunology and Integrative Molecular Biology with an impressive GPA of 3.98/4.00, earning her the gold […]

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Sep
06

Canekeratne Prize for General Merit – General Convocation 2022

Congratulations to Mr Harith Lokugamage from the Faculty of Management & Finance for his remarkable achievement in receiving the Open Awards – Canekeratne Prize for General Merit at the General Convocation 2022. Mr Lokugamage hails from Royal College and has earned a first-class honours degree specializing in Business Economics. He was awarded the Mitsubishi UFJ […]

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Sep
06

D. P. P. Samarasekara Peace Prize – General Convocation 2022

Congratulations to Ms Sachindri Piyahasie Dias from the Faculty of Law for her remarkable achievement in receiving the Open Awards – D. P. P. Samarasekara Peace Prize at the General Convocation 2022. Ms. Dias completed her Bachelor of Laws degree with Second Class Upper Division Honors and is currently serving as a Research Officer to […]

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Sep
06

General Convocation 2022

The University of Colombo conducted its General Convocation 2022 at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall on the 05th and 06th of September of 2023 under the patronage of the Venerable Chancellor Sasana Keerthi Sri Buddha Sasana Shobhana Venerable Muruththettuwe Ananda Nayaka Thero, with the presence of the Vice Chancellor- Senior Professor (Chair) H.D. Karunaratne, [...]
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Sep
03

The Journey of the Music Society – Faculty of Science

Music is a universal language, capable of touching even the coldest of hearts and uniting people through its beauty. There are no barriers to enjoying music, regardless of who you are and where you come from. The undergraduates of the Faculty of Science are no exception to this. The Society was first established in 2016 […]

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Sep
01

Rikkyo University Delegation Visits University of Colombo

A delegation comprising twelve undergraduate students and two academic staff members from Rikkyo University in Japan visited the University of Colombo on the 1st of September 2023. This was a part of the annual student visit between Japan and Sri Lanka, which also marked the first visit by Japanese undergraduates in three years, a break […]

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Sep
01

Clinical Centres in UCFM Tower: A Partnership with Dialog Axiata’s Doc 990 Service for Public Access

The Faculty of Medicine has established new clinical centres on the premises of UCFM Tower, offering services to the general public. The University of Colombo has partnered with Dialog Axiata’s Doc 990 Service to facilitate public access and appointment scheduling for these services. This agreement was formally signed by the University’s Vice Chancellor, Senior Professor […]

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