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Aug
07

Tree of Life group, Japan to collaborate with University of Colombo

Mr.Tadashi Shigenaga ,Chairman ,Tree of Life group and  Mrs. Umi Shigenaga Director Tree of Life Japan visited University of Colombo and met Senior Professor Lakshman Dissanayake, the Vice Chancellor, University of Colombo on 7th August 2018. Mr.Tadashi Shigenaga  invited University of Colombo to collaborate with Tree of Life group in introducing Ayurveda Treatments to Japanese […]

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Aug
04

Farewell of Professor Laal Jayakody

Farewell of Professor Ravindra Laal Jayakody was held at the Maths auditorium, Faculty of Science on the 4th of August 2018 with the participation of the Dean Faculty of Science Professor K.R.R. Mahanama, Head Department of Chemistry Professor Ramanee Wijesekera, lectures of the chemistry department (Professor Sujatha Hewage, Dr. R.D.Gunaratne, Dr. Hasini Perera, Dr. Gayani […]

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Aug
01

The Inauguration Ceremony of the Bachelors of Labour Education Programme

The Institute of Human Resource Advancement (IHRA) celebrated the inaugural ceremony of the Bachelor of Labour Education Programme and Diploma in Labour Education programme for 2018 academic year. The Inauguration was held on 1st of August 2018 at 6.00 PM in the New Art Theatre, Art Faculty, University of Colombo with master of ceremonies. In […]

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Jul
30

Student Interaction Session by the High Commissioner of India to Sri Lanka

The Centre for Contemporary Indian Studies (CCIS) has organized the event, Sri Lanka India Relations; Student interaction Session which was chaired by his excellency Mr. Taranjit Singh Sandhu, High Commissioner of India to Sri Lanka on Monday 30th July 2018, 2.00pm onward at the Indian Cultural Centre, 16 R G Senanayake Mawatha, Colombo 7. The academics and the students from different faculties including, Arts, […]

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Jul
25

National Central University, Taiwan to collaborate with University of Colombo

A Delegation led by Professor Timothy K. Shih Vice Dean of College of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, National Central University, Taiwan visited University of Colombo and met Senior Professor Lakshman Dissanayake, Vice Chancellor of University of Colombo on 25 June 2018.  Professor Shih was accompanied by Professor Yung-Fang Chen, Department of Communication Engineering, Professor […]

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Jul
25

General Convocation 2017

The General Convocation of the University of Colombo was held on 24th & 25th of July, 2018 at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall for the conferment of Bachelor’s Degrees of the University of Colombo. Message from the Chancellor The University of Colombo, the prestigious oldest university in Sri Lanka, will be gifting the nation [...]
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Jul
23

36th Annual General Meeting of the Alumni Association

The 36th Annual General Meeting of the Alumni Association of the University of Colombo was held held on 23rd July 2018 at the Senate Hall, College House, University of Colombo. The Chief Guest was former Vice Chancellor Professor G.L. Peiris. The AGM was also attended by the Vice Chancellor Senior Professor Lakshman Dissanayake, Past presidents […]

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Jul
23

Felicitation of Seven Senior Distinguished Alumni of The University of Colombo

A highlight of the 36th Annual General Meeting of the Alumni Association of the University of Colombo was a charming felicitation ceremony conducted to recognize and felicitate seven Senior Distinguished Alumni of the University of Sri Lanka, which was the predecessor of the University of Colombo, for the outstanding services they have rendered to the […]

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Jul
23

Seminar on “Participatory Theatre for Reconciliation in Post-war Sri Lanka”

The Department of Sociology organized the monthly seminar for the month of July, on  23rd July 2018 (Monday) from 10.30 a.m. – 12.00 noon. in the Seminar Room of the Department of Sociology.  At this seminar, Ms. Mandy Koenraads, was delivered the lecture on “Participatory Theatre for Reconciliation in Post-war Sri Lanka”. Mandy Koenraads has completed a postgraduate MSc (Research) in International Development Studies […]

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Jul
21

Inauguration Ceremony of the Certificate Course in Politics and Governance

The inaugural ceremony of the 7th batch the Certificate Course in Politics and Governance was held on the 21st of July 2018 at 9.30 am in the Political Science Auditorium, Department of Political Science and Public Policy. Senior Professor Lakshman Dissanayake, the Vice Chancellor University of Colombo, Professor Premakumara de Silva, the Dean Faculty of Arts, Mr. Mahesh […]

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Jul
21

Inauguration Ceremony – ​Masters in Buddhist Studies

The Inauguration Ceremony of the ​Masters in Buddhist Studies (2018/2019) which is conducted by the Department of Buddhist Studies, University of Colombo, was held ​on ​21st July 2018. Ven. Professor M. Dhammajothi Thero, Head – Department of Buddhist Studies delivered the welcome speech.  The Invited Speaker was Professor Kapila Abhayawansa, Vice Rector – International Buddhist College (Thailand). Professor Premakumara De Silva, Dean, ​F​aculty […]

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Jul
16

Faculty Development Work-shop in Faculty of Nursing

A five-day faculty development workshop was successfully held from 16th of July to 20th of July at the board-room of faculty of Nursing, University of Colombo in Sri-Jayawardenapura, with the participation of acting Dean of the faculty, Professor Devaka Weerakoon and the members of the academic staff. The Workshop was organized as a joint program […]

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Jul
15

Workshop on Ayurveda and Traditional Medicine

A workshop on “Ayurveda and Traditional Medicine for a Healthy Living” was held at the Institute of Indigenous Medicine, University of Colombo on 10th July to 15th July 2018 for the promotion of Ayurveda Education in Japan.  

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Jul
14

Inter University Cricket Championship 2018

The Inter University cricket championship 2018 was successfully concluded last week with an immense win attained by the University of Colombo Cricket team under the strong captaincy of Tharana Nakandala and Vice-captain Udesh Sendanayake. The team was coached under Sanjeewa Jayasinghe who has been their main pillar of success over the past few years. This […]

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Jul
13

National Level Intercollegiate Ayurveda quiz Competition -2018

National Level Intercollegiate Ayurveda quiz competition organized by the Shree Dhootapapeshwar Ltd held on 13th July 2018 at BMICH, Colombo and Won the First place by the Institute of Indigenous Medicine, University of Colombo. Miss. J.I.D Diddeniya, Miss. A.M Jayarathne, Mr. S.M Palathiratne and Miss. W.T.N Alwis were the winners of National Level Intercollegiate Ayurveda […]

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Jul
13

Delegation from WHO visits University of Colombo

A delegation from the Office of WHO Sri Lanka visited University of Colombo on 13th July 2018 & met Senior Professor Lakshman Dissanayake, Vice Chancellor, University of Colombo & Professor Indika Karunathilake, Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Medicine.

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