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Sep
11

State Literary Award for the Best Translated Book

Professor Premakumara de Silva – Dean, Faculty of Arts with the Co-author, Mr. Abeyratne Attanayaka, was awarded for the Best Translated Book (Academic) in the State Literary Awards Festival 2018, held on 11th September 2018, for the book titled ‘Modernity, Post-modernity and Neo-sociological Theories’ (නූතනත්වය, පශ්චාත් නූතනත්වය සහ නව සමාජ විද්‍යාත්මක න්‍යාය). This Book was originally written by a Prominent Indian Sociologist, Professor S.L. Doshi […]

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Sep
10

Deputy Vice Chancellor, QUT visits University of Colombo

Professor Scott Sheppard – Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President (International and Development), Queensland University of Technology, Australia visited University of Colombo on 10th September 2018 at the College House. Professor Sheppard met Senior Professor Lakshman Dissanayake, Vice Chancellor, University of Colombo and discussed how to expand ongoing programs between the two universities in to other possible […]

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Sep
07

Visit from Western Sydney University, Australia

Professor Surendra Shrestha Dean School of Engineering and Computing, Western Sydney University visited University of Colombo on 7th September 2018. Professor Shrestha met Senior Professor Lakshman Dissanayake; Vice Chancellor, University of Colombo Professor K.R.R. Mahanama, Dean; Faculty of Science, Professor K.P.Hewagamage, Director, University of Colombo School of Computing, Dr. Pradeep Dharmadasa; Dean, Faculty of Management […]

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Sep
05

Diploma & Higher Diploma Award Ceremony – UCSC

Bachelor of Information Technology Degree Programme, Diploma & Higher Diploma Award Ceremony was held on 5th September 2018 at the New Arts Theater of the University of Colombo. Senior Professor Lakshman Dissanayake, Vice Chancellor, University of Colombo was the Chief Guest, Professor K.P.Hewagamage, Director, University of Colombo School of Computing and lecturers of this programme […]

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Sep
01

Inauguration Ceremony of the Certificate Course in Business Law Course

The Department of Commercial Law, Faculty of Law, inaugurated the CERTIFICATE IN BUSINESS LAW COURSE 2018 on 1st September 2018. The Award Ceremony of the CERTIFICATE IN BUSINESS LAW COURSE 2017 was also held on the same day. Dr. Shanthi Segarajasingham, Head of the Department, delivered the welcome speech while the Guest of Honour Dr. […]

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Aug
30

“Chathurmana” චතුර්මාන – Inter University Talent Competition

“Chathurmana” is an Inter University Talent Competition open to all talented state University students Organized by Accounting and Financial Management Association of the University of Sri Jayawardenapura. The Competition was carried out with a preliminary round of nearly 200 contestants and 10 best performances proceeded to the finals. “Euphony”  the choir of the Faculty of […]

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Aug
28

Book launch of Dr. Miniya Chatterjis Indian Instincts

The Centre for Contemporary Indian Studies (CCIS) in collaboration with Penguin Random House and Dirisaviya Foundation brought to Sri Lanka Dr.Miniya Chatterji’s book, Indian Instincts: Essays on Freedom and Equality in India. The book was launched in Davos this year, with subsequent launch events in India and Singapore, and has been extensively praised for its nuanced […]

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Aug
27

University of Tokyo to Collaborate with University of Colombo

A delegation led by Professor Toshiro Nishizawa, Project Professor, Graduate School of Public Policy, University of Tokyo visited University of Colombo on 27th August 2018 & met Senior Professor Lakshman Dissanayake, Vice Chancellor, University of Colombo. Professor Nishizawa was accompanied by Mr. Hiroshi Yoshino, Director, The University of Tokyo India Office, Mr. Kazuhiro Mori, Director, […]

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Aug
27

Delegation from Huddersfield University, UK

Professor Dilanthi Amaratunga, Huddersfield University, United Kingdom visited University of Colombo on 27th August 2018 and met Senior Professor Lakshman Dissanayake, Vice Chancellor, University of Colombo and discussed about the ongoing academic collaboration between the two universities. Professor Premakumara de Silva, Dean, Faculty of Arts, Dr. Nishara Fernando, Head, Department of Sociology, Dr. Kokila Konasinghe, […]

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Aug
24

Internship placements of the Department of Economics

Just one month after the Alumni Association having entered into a collaboration partnership with the Department of Economics to support their Internship Programme, the collaboration has now secured over one hundred internship opportunities in the Private Sector. In recognition of the progress of this successful initiative, the Department of Economics hosted a Ceremonial Inauguration and […]

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Aug
23

The Opening Ceremony of Centre for Advanced Materials and Devices

The newly constructed Centre for Advanced Materials and Devices (CAMD) at the Department of  Chemistry was declared open  by Senior Professor Lakshman Dissanayake, the Vice chancellor of the University of Colombo on the 23rd of August 2018, in the presence of the Dean of the Faculty of Science, Professor Ranjith Mahanama, the Head of the Department of Chemistry, Professor Ramanee Wijesekera, other members of […]

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Aug
23

Magazine Launching “අධ්‍යාපන සංවාද -08”

The Students of PGDE (Full time) 2017/2018 launched the “අධ්‍යාපන සංවාද -08 ” Magazine on 23rd August 2018 at the Faculty of Education and a felicitation Ceremony to all the staff of faculty of Education was conducted simultaneously. All the faculty members and a former dean of the faculty, professor Mr. Raja Gunawardena and a […]

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Aug
21

“APL 2018” Gather to Fight at IIM

Ayurweda Premier League (APL) – 2018 Organized by the Sport Committee of the Institute of Indigenous Medicine, University of Colombo on 21st of August 2018 at the institute of Indigenous Medicine playground.

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Aug
13

Freshers’ Welcome – Faculty of Technology

The Freshers’ welcome for the first student intake (2017/2018) of the Faculty of Technology was held on 13th of August 2018 at the faculty premises under the patronage of the Vice Chancellor Senior Professor Lakshman Dissanayake. The event was organized by the academic staff of the faculty with the support from sponsor organizations Analytical Instruments […]

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Aug
10

Delegation from University of Leicester visited University of Colombo

Professor Philip Baker, Pro Vice Chancellor, Head of College & Dean of Medicine, College of Life Sciences, University of Leicester, United Kingdom visited University of Colombo on 10th August 2018. During the visit Professor Phillip Baker met Senior Professor Lakshman Dissanayake, Vice Chancellor, University of Colombo, Professor Hemantha Dodampahala, Faculty of Medicine, Dr. Kokila Konasinghe, […]

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Aug
09

The Award Ceremony for Diploma in Travel & Tourism Economics and Hotel Management

The Award Ceremony for the 9th Batch of Diploma in Travel & Tourism Economics and Hotel Management (DTTEHM) was held on 9th August 2018, starting from 4.00p.m. onwards at the New Art Theater (NAT). Thirty-two students were awarded with the certificate of successful completion of the DTTEHM Programme. The performance of the outstanding students, who […]

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