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Mar
30

Sinhala & Tamil New Year Festival 2019

University of Colombo celebrated the Sinhala & Tamil New Year Festival 2019 at the University Ground premises on 30th of March 2019. Senior Professor Lakshman Dissanayake, the Vice Chancellor presided over the event as the Chief Guest. View more photos on Facebook

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Mar
30

Inauguration Ceremony of the Diploma in Sinhala

The Inauguration Ceremony of the Diploma in Sinhala programme (8th batch) was held on 30th March 2019 at the M. B. Ariyapala Auditorium, Department of Sinhala. Senior Professor Premakumara De Silva, Dean – Faculty of Arts, chaired the inauguration ceremony and the welcome address was delivered by Professor Sandagomi Coperahewa, Head – Department of Sinhala. […]

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Mar
28

75th Death Anniversary Seminar on Munidasa Cumaratunga

To Commemorate the 75th Death Anniversary of Munidasa Cumaratunga, eminent scholar, grammarian, writer, poet and journalist of the 20th Century Sri Lanka, the Department of Sinhala organized a seminar on 28th March 2019 at the M. B. Ariyapala Auditorium. The Most Venerable Balangoda Sobitha Nahimi Thero, The Principal of the Vidyoddaya Pirivena and the Chief […]

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Mar
28

15th Annual Sujata Jayawardena Memorial Oration

Mr. Tony Weerasinghe, Founder of MillenniumIT, eChanneling and Ustocktrade delivered the 15th Annual Sujata Jayawardena Memorial Oration on Thursday, 28th of March 2019 at the BMICH on the topic “Up in the Cloud”: Using Artificial Intelligence and Digitalisation to transform Sri Lanka to a Developed Country. Weerasinghe was escorted by Ceremonial Procession to the Hall […]

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Mar
25

Annual Plant Sale of the Botanical Society

The Annual Plant Sale of the Botanical Society of the University of Colombo was held on the 25th March 2019 at the College House and the Faculty of Science premises. This event provided an opportunity for the staff and students to purchase plants of different varieties including ornamental flowering plants, medicinal plants, foliage plants, fruit […]

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Mar
25

Inauguration Ceremony of the Faculty of Technology

The Inauguration Ceremony of the Faculty of Technology for the Academic year of 2017/2018 was held on 25th March 2019 at Faculty of Technology Malabe Premises. Senior Professor Lakshman Dissanayake, the Vice Chancellor of the University of Colombo presided over the function as the Chief Guest and also delivered the Keynote Address.  The Dean of the […]

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Mar
23

Inauguration Ceremony of Master of Arts in Sinhala

The Inauguration Ceremony of the Master of Arts Sinhala 2019/19 programme was held on 23rd March 2019 at the M.B. Ariyapala Auditorium. Senior Professor Lakshman Dissanayake, the Vice Chancellor of the University of Colombo presided over the function as the Chief Guest and also delivered the Keynote Address.  Senior Professor Premakumara De Silva, Dean, Faculty of […]

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Mar
22

CCIS Guest Lecture on Economics of life Insurance

CCIS has organized the guest lecture themed on Economics of Life Insurance by Mr. J. Sen and was conducted at the Faculty of Management and Finance, University of Colombo on 22nd March 2019. Academics, staff, and students of the Faculty of Management were present at this occasion.    

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Mar
19

Consumer Rights Day 2019

The Department of Commercial Law observed the World Consumer Rights Day on 19th March 2019. It was with a focus on ‘The Regulation of Food in Sri Lanka’. Retired Supreme Court Judge Justice Saleem Marsoof was the Guest of Honour. There were presentations by Mrs. Shakila Weerasinghe, Asst Director Competition Compliance of Consumer Affairs Authority […]

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Mar
19

CVCD Excellence Award 2018

The Committee of Vice-Chancellors and Directors (CVCD) Excellence Awards Ceremony 2018 was held at the President’s House, Colombo on 19th of March 2019. Senior Professor Premakumara de Silva – Dean, Faculty of Arts was awarded for the most outstanding senior researcher in the field of social sciences, humanities and aesthetic. Senior Professor Pujitha Wickramasinghe – […]

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Mar
15

Global Dialogue on Wildlife Trafficking

The Department of Wildlife Conservation along with The University of Colombo, The CITES CoP18 Sri Lankan Secretariat and Environmental Foundation Ltd., held a one-day scientific symposium on wildlife trafficking on 15th March 2019 at the University of Colombo.  The event was graced by the Hon. John Amaratunga, Member of Parliament and Minister of Tourism Development, […]

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Mar
14

අසෙනිය කුසුම් “Aseniya Kusum” – Talent Show

“Aseniya Kusum” the variety entertainment show of the university staff is an event organized by the Arts Council of the University of Colombo. This year it was staged on 14th March 2019 at the New Arts Theatre. All items were performed by the academic, administrative and the supportive staff of the University and the performances […]

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Mar
12

Undergraduate Research Symposium 2019, Faculty of Arts

The first Undergraduate Research Symposium of the Faculty of Arts was held on 12th March 2019. Final year B. A. (Hons) Degree students of the Faculty of Arts presented 59 research abstracts in the technical sessions. The abstracts were based on original research work and all accepted abstracts were published in the Proceedings of the […]

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Mar
09

Chemistry Quiz Competition 2019

Chemistry Quiz Competition 2019 was organized by the Chemical Society of the Department of Chemistry on 9th of March 2019 at the Faculty of Science premises.  

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Mar
08

International Women’s Day 2019

The International Women’s Day 2019 celebration organized by the Faculty of Graduate Studies was held on 8th March 2019 at the College House, Auditorium under the theme “Think Equal – Build Smart – Innovate for Change”. Hon. Sujeewa Senasinghe, Non Cabinet Minister of Science, Technology & Research, was the chief guest and the Vice-chancellor Senior Professor […]

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Mar
08

Dean’s Lecture Series –III, Faculty of Arts

The 3rd lecture of the of “Dean’s Lecture Series‘ was held on 08th March 2019, from 3.00 pm onwards at the Board Room, Faculty of Arts. The topic of the lecture was “The Ambiguity of Voice: the role of ‘storeytelling’. This was a talk by Sarah Kabir based on her book ‘Voices of Peace’ (2018), […]

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