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May
27

Chinese Embassy in Sri Lanka donates 11000 medical masks

Dr. Wimal Hewamanage, Director (Sri Lanka) and Prof. Huang Wei, Director (China) of the Confucius Institute, University of Colombo received 11,000 medical masks from the Chinese Embassy in Sri Lanka on behalf of the Vice-chancellor, Senior Professor Chandrika N Wijeyaratne on 27th May 2020. The Vice-chancellor stated that these masks are to be dispatched to […]

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May
24

COVID can help find a new model of thinking and living

Worldwide, the COVID-19 pandemic has made the lifestyle of people take an unprecedented turn. Sudden halting of close human contact, social distancing, even with your nearest and dearest take a huge mental toll on people. In a Sri Lankan setting where our culture is very much shaped by human bonds, the current pandemic has forced [...]
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May
19

Embracing the truth of Dhamma to rise above the COVID catastrophe

As the entire world is clouded by the COVID-19 fright, Vesak full moon poya falling on May 7 brings a beacon of hope to Buddhists all over the world beckoning them all to revisit the timeless truth of Lord Buddha's words transcending ethnic and religious differences, that 'every human being is the author of his [...]
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May
13

Change the cycle, Break a sweat!

Covid-19 is a global pandemic which has affected our day to day lives. While we work together to overcome this adversity, with the guidance of the administration, as the undergraduates of University of Colombo we prepared this small message for you. In a time where staying at home, abiding by the instructions of authorities, is [...]
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Apr
16

HEAL THE WORLD | Euphony Choir

Amidst this global pandemic situation, the choristers of Euphony; the choir of the Faculty of Science, University of Colombo focused their energy toward something positive to help people cope with the sense of isolation and calamity. May this melodious creation be a tribute to all those who work at the front line to save the […]

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Apr
04

Rakemu Api

A team from the Faculty of Science collaborated with the Sri Lanka Army to develop a mobile and web-based application, ‘Rakemu Api’ as a social responsibility project on the face of the COVID-19 outbreak. This application enables people of Sri Lanka located at any corner of the country to make online requests for essential medical/food […]

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Apr
02

Seeking Accurate Information to Guide our Behaviours

ENGLISHසිංහලதமிழ்ENGLISH Seeking Accurate Information to Guide our Behaviours Separating the wheat from the chaff   By Dr Santushi Amarasuriya, Clinical Psychologist and Senior Lecturer, Department of Medical Humanities, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo  We have seen people behave in various ways amidst the COVID-19 situation. On one extreme are those who think this is [...]
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Mar
13

Orientation Programme 2020 Faculty of Science

The Orientation Programme for the year 2019/2020 intake of the Faculty of Science commenced on 17th February 2020 and went on till 13th March 2020. It had many valuable and important events and the objective of this programme is to motivate and assist new students as they begin their academic career. OPENING CEREMONY

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