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Jun
12

75th Anniversary of ‘Guththila Geethaya’ (ගුත්තිල ගීතය)

The Celebration of the 75th Anniversary of “Guththila Geethaya” (ගුත්තිල ගීතය) Authored by Martin Wickramasinghe, was held on 12th June 2018 at the M.B. Ariyapala Auditorium, Department of Sinhala. This Seminar was organized by the Department of Sinhala in collaboration with the Martin Wickramasinghe Trust. Professor Rev. Agalakada Sirisumana Thero, Dr. Latha Gurusinghe, Professor Sandagomi Coperahewa […]

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Jun
12

The Annual “Ramadan Iftar” Ceremony

The Faculty of Arts organized the Ramadan Iftar Programme on 12th June 2018, to enhance the positive attitudes among students and the staff about living and functioning in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural society.  This programme was held in the Faculty of Arts premises under the patronage of the Dean-Faculty of Arts, Professor Premakumara de Silva. Meanwhile, the Annual Ifthar Ceremony organized […]

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Jun
11

Farewell to Mr. N.Selvakkumaran

The Tamil medium students of the Faculty of Law organized a Farewell to their respectable Teacher Mr. N.Selvakkumaran, Former Dean & currently Senior Legal Adviser, University of Colombo. The function commenced with a welcome dance. There were recital of poems and speeches by students and staff in appreciation of the services rendered by Mr. Sevakkumaran. […]

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Jun
08

The Annual “Pirith” Chanting at the Institute of Indigenous Medicine

The Annual “Pirith” Chanting Ceremony of the Institute of Indigenous Medicine was held on 8th June 2018. The Ceremony was organized by the Students’ Association of the Institute for the purpose of receiving blessings on future works.    

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Jun
07

World Environment Day forum 2018

World Environment Day 2018, which was organized by the BEEZ – Base for Enthusiasts of Environmental  Science and Zoology- Faculty of Science, University of Colombo, in partnership with Biodiversity Sri Lanka and INSEE/Siam City Cement (Lanka) Limited, was successfully held at the Senate Hall on Thursday 7th of June from 4.00 pm onwards. Senior Professor […]

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Jun
06

Inaugural Grand Rounds – UCCS

The University of Colombo Clinical Society launched on the 6th of June with its inaugural Grand Rounds clinical case discussion conducted by Professor Saroj Jayasinghe, the Patron of the society.

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Jun
05

Pro Vice Chancellor of Staffordshire University visited University of Colombo

Professor Ieuan Ellis; Pro Vice Chancellor of Staffordshire University, United Kingdom visited University of Colombo on 5th June 2018. During the visit Prof. Ellis met Senior Professor Lakshman Dissanayaka , the Vice Chancellor, University of Colombo. Professor Dissanayake was accompanied by Professor Premakumara de Silva; Dean Faculty of Arts, Professor Manjula vithanapathirana; Professor Nayani Melegoda; […]

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Jun
05

Delegation from Griffith University visits University of Colombo

A delegation led by the Dean, Business School, Griffith University, Australia visited University of Colombo on 5th June 2018. Professor Jaythilleke Bandara and Professor Peter Woods and Dr. Kanchana Karyawasam representing Griffith Business School accompanied the Dean. During the visit the delegation met Senior Professor Lakshman Dissanayaka, the Vice Chancellor, University of Colombo, Professor Premakumara […]

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Jun
03

The Highest Level International Recognition of an Invention

Two Sri Lankan Inventors, Dr. Mahesh Edirisinghe a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Physics and Mr. Thimira Sanuka Thilakarathna who was an undergraduate at the Department of Physics and currently working as a Temporary Demonstrator in Physics have been achieved a highest level international recognition for their newly invented medical device. This invention was […]

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Jun
02

The First public show “Ravana: The Legend Untold”

University of Colombo proudly staged the first public show of the “Ravana The Legend Untold” Ballet Opera produced by the university at the Nelum Pokuna Mahinda Rajapaksha Theatre on 2nd June 2018 with the participation of a wider community as the audience. Honorable Mr. Gamini Jayawickrama Perera; Honorable Minister of Ministry of Buddha Sasana , […]

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May
30

Ceremonial Opening of Rural Health Research Centre, Katharagama

The Rural Health Research Centre (RHRC) of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo was ceremonially opened on the 30th of May 2018 at the premises of former Malaria Research Station in Katharagama. The Centre was declared open by Professor Ranjan Hettiarachchi, the Rector of the Sri Palee Campus, representing the Vice-Chancellor of the University. […]

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May
30

The Career Guidance Day

The Career Guidance Unit of the Faculty of Science, University of Colombo, organized the 1st “Career Guidance Day” on 30th of May 2018 at the Main Library Auditorium, University of Colombo. The idea behind organizing this event is to acknowledge the tremendous support extended by academic staff, Faculty of Science, by way of functioning as […]

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May
26

The Annual Review Workshop, Faculty of Arts

The Annual Review Workshop – 2018, Faculty of Arts was held on 25th and 26th  May 2018 at Hotel Citrus, Waskaduwa. The discussions were held under following domains. 1. Programme Management 2. Human and Physical Resources 3. Programme Design and Development 4. Course /Module Design and Development 5. Teaching and Learning Strategies 6. Learning environment, Student Support and Progression 7. […]

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May
25

‘Ama Dam Sara 2018’ the annual Bhakthi Gee programme

‘Ama Dam Sara 2018’ the annual Bhakthi Gee programme organized by the Medical Students’ Buddhist Association, was held at the faculty Main Hall on the 25th of May, with a distinguished gathering of invitees, headed by Senior treasurer of the Medical Students’ Bhuddhist Association, Professor Kantha Lankathilake, Professor Athula Kaluarachchi, Professor D.J. Anthony, Dr. Piyusha […]

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May
23

Consumer Rights Day 2018

The Department of Commercial Law, Faculty of Law celebrated ‘Consumer Rights Day’ on the 23rd May 2018. The Department organized Cartoon, Documentary Video and Placard competitions among students offering Business Law, focusing on the theme ‘Regulation of Cosmetics in Sri Lanka’. Ms W I Nanayakkara – the Dean, Dr Shanthi Segarajasingham – Head of Department […]

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May
23

The “Ravana: The Legend Untold” Press Conference

The press conference on the first public staging of the ” Ravana The Legend Untold” Ballet Opera produced by University of Colombo was held on 23rd May at the Senate Hall of University of Colombo with the participation the media institutions. Senior Professor Lakshman Dissanayaka, Vice Chancellor, University of Colombo chaired the press conference and […]

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