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Jan
07

Colours Awarding Ceremony 2021

The Annual Colors Awarding Ceremony was held on the 7th of January 2022 at the New Art Theater of University of Colombo and conducted in three sessions by adhering to the prescribed health and safety guidelines. The First session was held under the patronage of Professor K.R. Ranjith Mahanama, the former Chairman of Sports Advisory [...]
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Jan
03

Commencement of Duties for the Year 2022

University of Colombo ceremonially commenced duties in the New Year on 3rd of January 2022, with a special function at the College house premises by adhering to the prescribed health and safety guidelines. The ceremony was attended by the Vice Chancellor, Professor Chandrika N Wijeyaratne, Deans, Directors, and Administrative officers of the university. The function […]

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Dec
22

University Karate team shines at the National Karate Championship – 2021

National Karate Championship – 2021 was organized by the Sri Lanka Karate-Do Federation, on 22nd of December 2021 at Bandaragama Indoor Stadium. The event was held with the participation of nearly 500 athletes representing the clubs in all parts of the country. University of Colombo Karate team won eleven medals including six golds, four silvers […]

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Dec
19

Ceremonial Graduation 2019 – Undergraduate

The University of Colombo conducted its Ceremonial Graduation for the Year 2019 at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall on 17th, 18th and 19th December 2021 under the patronage of the Venerable Chancellor, Sasana Keerthi Sri Buddha Sasana Shobhana Venerable Muruththettuwe Ananda Nayaka Thero, with the Vice Chancellor, Registrar, Bursar, Acting Librarian, Deputy registrar Examinations [...]
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Dec
16

2nd International Research Symposium on ‘Understanding Chinese Language & Culture’

The 2nd International Research Symposium on Understanding Chinese Language and Culture (UCLC)-2021 organized by the Confucius Institute of Colombo (CIUC) was held on 16th December 2021 via online (zoom) with the participation of Professor Chandrika N Wijeyaratne, Vice-Chancellor, University of Colombo as the Chief Guest and Senior Professor Lasantha Manawadu, Dean of Faculty of Arts […]

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Dec
15

UI GreenMetric Award 2021

The University of Colombo has been able to advance in its rank from 443 in 2020 to 297 in 2021, out of the 956 universities which applied for this year’s UI GreenMetric Award. The University has also been ranked 03rd among the Sri Lankan Universities, falling behind University of Peradeniya (no. 01) and University of [...]
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Dec
11

Live talk with His Grace the Most Reverend Dr. Oswald Gomis

Live talk with His Grace the Most Reverend Dr. Oswald Gomis, the Former Chancellor (2001-2021) of the University of Colombo. His Grace the Most Reverend Dr. Oswald Gomis
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Dec
09

Lithuanian Ambassador, His excellency Julius PRANEVICIUS’s visit to the Faculty of Technology

The Lithuanian Ambassador His Excellency Julius PRANEVICIUS, the Third Secretary of the mission Ms. Kamile NEMEIKSYTES and the delegation of fintech experts arrived in Sri Lanka on 9th December 2021 for a four days official visit to formally discuss about establishing collaborations with relevant parties of Sri Lanka in many potential fields. The delegation included […]

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Dec
07

‘(Re)thinking Nature: Follow Thy Old Wisdom’ published in Commonwealth Review Magazine

Dr. Kokila Konasinghe Ms. Asanka Edirisinghe An article co-authored by Dr. Kokila Konasinghe of the Faculty of Law, University of Colombo and Ms. Asanka Edirisinghe of the Faculty of Law, General Sir John Kotelawela Defence University is published in the Commonwealth Review Magazine, which is widely circulated within more than 500 member universities of the [...]
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Dec
05

Professor Chandrika N Wijeyaratne moderates the World Peace Conference 2021, Dhaka

The Vice Chancellor Professor Chandrika N Wijeyaratne moderates the fourth and final panel discussion, on “Peace and Emerging Global Trends” at the World Peace Conference 2021, Dhaka on 5 December 2021 on the invitation of the Hon Foreign Minister of Bangladesh to commemorate the Golden Jubilee of Independence and the Birth Centenary of the Father […]

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Nov
28

Dean’s List Awards and Teaching Excellence Awards – Faculty of Medicine

A ceremony to confer Dean’s List Awards (2018, 2019, 2020) and Teaching Excellence Awards was held on 28th of November 2021, at the New Building Theatre of the Faculty of Medicine with the distinguished presence of the Dean, of the Faculty of Medicine, Vidya Jyothi Chair and Professor Vajira Dissanayake, award recipients and academic and […]

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Nov
27

Colombo Medical Congress 2021

The Colombo Medical Congress (CMC) instituted in the year 2020 to mark the 150th Anniversary of the Faculty is the annual Congress of the Faculty. CMA 2021 was organised from 25th to 27th November 2021 as a hybrid event. The theme of this year’s Congress was “NCDs and COVID-19: Tackling Two Pandemics Through Collaborative Research. […]

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Nov
25

The special commemorative cover to celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the Faculty of Medicine

A special commemorative cover was issued to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Faculty of Medicine on 25th November 2021. The cover was issued at a ceremony held at the Faculty of Medicine. The occasion was graced by Minister of Health, Honorable Keheliya Rabukwella, Minister of Education Honorable Dinesh Gunawardena, Professor Chandrika N Wijeyaratne, Vice […]

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Nov
25

IDEA project trains medical staff in Advanced Molecular Diagnostics of SARS CoV-2 and Variant Identification using Oxford Nanopore Sequencing Technique

The IDEA (Identification of Emerging Agents) project was established in collaboration with Robert Koch Institute (RKI) in Berlin, Germany, Department of Zoology and Environment Sciences, Faculty of Science, University of Colombo and North Colombo Teaching Hospital (NCTH), Ragama, in 2017. This project was initiated to strengthen the capacity of rapid and reliable identification and characterization […]

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Nov
20

The 2nd Academic Staff Training Workshop – Confucius Institute

The Confucius Institute, University of Colombo (CIUC) initiated the 2nd Academic Staff Training Workshop from 18th – 20th November 2021, by aiming to improve the academic and teaching abilities of Chinese language teachers and to create a united and efficient teaching team.  This training was for Chinese teachers, local Chinese teachers, and all non-academic staff […]

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Nov
12

Launch of the Faculty of Engineering, UoC

The inauguration ceremony of the launch of a Faculty of Engineering at the University of Colombo was held on 12th November 2021 at the Senate Hall, College House under the patronage of Professor Kapila Perera, Secretary, Ministry of Education, and Professor Chandrika N Wijeyaratne, Vice-chancellor of the University of Colombo. The University of Colombo re-initiated […]

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