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Jul
06

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) for Sri Lanka, Mr. Kunle Adeniyi visited the University of Colombo

The newly appointed Country Representative of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) for Sri Lanka, Mr. Kunle Adeniyi visited the University of Colombo with his team to meet Senior Professor (Chair) H.D. Karunaratne, Vice Chancellor, University of Colombo, on 6th of July 2022. The purpose of the meeting was to strengthen the collaborative work between […]

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Jul
01

Sri Palee Campus signs MoU with the Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, India

The Department of Performing Arts, Sri Palee Campus, University of Colombo joined hands with the Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, India for the mutual benefits of both students and staff to establish postgraduate opportunities, promote exchange projects, and promote collaborative research. The Vice Chancellor, Senior Professor H. D. Karunaratne, the Rector, Dr. Prathibha Mahanamahewa, Head, […]

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Jun
20

Awarding Ceremony of the 21st “Chinese Bridge” Competition

The Awards Ceremony of the 21st “Chinese Bridge” Chinese Proficiency Competition for undergraduates in Sri Lanka was successfully held on 20st of June 2022 in the boardroom, Faculty of Arts under the patronage of his excellency Mr. Qi Zhenhong-Ambassador, Chinese Embassy in Sri Lanka, Senior Professor H. D. Karunaratne, Vice Chancellor of the University of […]

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Jun
17

The ‘Oath Ceremony’ of the Faculty of Nursing – 2022

An Oath ceremony is a typical nursing tradition which is followed by all nursing educational institutions with the purpose of reminding nursing undergraduates of the noble traditions of their profession. This ceremony is conducted after undergraduates complete the basic fundamentals of nursing during their first year of study. At this ceremony, the nursing undergraduates take […]

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Jun
15

The Opening Ceremony of Professorial Unit of the Institute of Indigenous Medicine, University of Colombo, National Ayurveda Teaching Hospital

The opening ceremony of the Professorial Unit of the Institute of Indigenous Medicine, University of Colombo was held on 15th of June 2022 at the National Ayurveda Teaching Hospital, Borella with the participation of the Vice chancellor of the University of Colombo, Senior Professor (Chair) H. D. Karunaratne, Dr. Dhammika Abegunawardena, The Commissioner of Ayurveda, […]

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Jun
11

The University of Colombo initiated the first Executive MBA Program for Chinese Nationals

The University of Colombo, pioneers in the higher education sector of Sri Lanka has taken a new step forward with the start of the Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) program for the Chinese nationals. It is the first customized post-graduate program offered by a public university in the country for foreign nationals. The inauguration […]

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Jun
10

Chinese Cultural Counsellor visited the University of Colombo

Mr Zhang Yingbao, Chinese Cultural Counsellor of the Chinese Embassy in Sri Lanka and Mrs Li Qingyui, First Secretary paid a visit to the Confucius Institute at University of Colombo (CIUC) and met the Vice-Chancellor Senior Professor (Chair) H. D. Karunaratne on 10th June 2022. He extends his warm welcome while the two parties exchanged […]

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Jun
10

Law Students Produced the First Ever Legal Publication on Facemask Pollution in Sri Lanka

The concluding ceremony of the 9th annual Law Goes Green (LGG) project organized by the Faculty of Law was held on the 10th of June 2022 at the New Arts Theatre. This year’s theme ‘Global Face Mask Pollution’ is a very timely topic, in the backdrop of the COVID-19 Pandemic which affected the entire world’s […]

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Jun
08

The launching ceremony of  the Sarasa Journal, Department of Sinhala

The launching ceremony of the ‘Sarasa’ Journal of the Department of Sinhala was held on 8th June 2022 at the M.B. Ariyapala Auditorium, Faculty of Arts.  The Vice Chancellor Senior Professor (Chair) H. D. Karunaratne graced the occasion as the Chief Guest and Senior Professor Lasantha Manawadu, The Dean/Faculty of Arts, Senior Professor Sandagomi Coperahewa, […]

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Jun
06

The Inauguration Ceremony of the new entrants for Undergraduate degree programs of UCSC – Academic Year 2021/2022

The Inauguration Ceremony of the new entrants for Undergraduate degree programs of University of Colombo School of Computing (UCSC) – Academic Year 2021/2022 was successfully held on 6th June 2022 at the Vidya Jyothi Professor V.K. Samaranayake Auditorium of the UCSC with the participation of more than 300 students, adhering to the COVID-19 health guidelines. […]

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Jun
03

FOGSL, University of Colombo unravels the mysterious migratory journeys of enigmatic waterbirds of Sri Lanka

Part 03: The Himalayan Crossing of Brown-headed Gulls (Chroicocephalus brunnicephalus) – 2022 It is with great excitement that we announce the second Himalayan crossing of a tagged bird of our CAF migration tracking project in Sri Lanka. After witnessing the trans-Himalayan crossing of our first tagged Brown-headed Gull (Hima Kumari) last year, we have just [...]
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Jun
02

Diploma Awards Ceremony 2022 – Institute of Human Resource Advancement (IHRA)

The 6th Diploma Awards Ceremony of the Institute of Human Resource Advancement (IHRA) was held on 2nd June 2022 in the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH ), Colombo under the patronage of the Vice Chancellor, Senior Professor (Chair) H. D. Karunaratne. The Vice-Chancellor addressed the ceremony as the Chief Guest and 413 diplomas will […]

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May
28

Out-Bound Training (OBT) Program for Captains and Vice-captains

An Out-Bound Training (OBT) program was held for Captains and Vice Captains of all sports and games of the University to enhance their leadership skills on 28th of May 2022. Student representatives from the Sri Palee Campus, Institute of Indigenous Medicine, Faculty of Technology, and Faculty of Nursing were also present at the program which […]

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May
24

College House – The Cradle of Sri Lanka’s University Education

Published by University of Colombo, 2021, 192 pages (with colour photos and illustrations) ISBN 978-624-5873-20-3 For over a century, College House has been a site of higher learning and intellectual activity for scholars who disseminated knowledge for the academic advancement and national development of Sri Lanka. College House is perhaps the oldest university building in [...]
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May
17

Inaugural Event at the New Auditorium of UCFM Tower, Faculty of Medicine

The Vice Chancellor, Senior Professor (Chair) H. D. Karunaratne, visited the new auditorium of UCFM tower, Faculty of Medicine on 17th May 2022. This is in concurrent to the 497th meeting of the Faculty Board of Faculty of Medicine which happened to be the inaugural event to be held at the new auditorium of the UCFM […]

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May
05

The Faculty of Law warmly welcomes the newly appointed Vice-Chancellor during his visit to the Faculty

The newly appointed Vice-Chancellor, Senior Professor (Chair) H. D. Karunaratne visited the Faculty of Law on the 5th of May, 2022. He was warmly welcomed by the academic and non-academic staff of the Faculty of Law, headed by the Dean of the Faculty of Law, Professor Sampath Punchihewa. The visit was made with the intention […]

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