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Nov
14
Nov
14

Guest Lecture on ‘Natural Hazards’

The Department of Geography organized a Guest Lecture on Natural Hazards at the Room no. 23A, Department of Geography, on 14th November 2017 from 12.00 noon to 2.00 p.m. The lecture was delivered by Mr. Sugath Dissanayaka, Director (Awareness), Disaster Management Center, Colombo.

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Nov
11

Donation to the Library by 1966 Alumina

“University of Ceylon, Colombo 1966/69 alumni donated Rs. 500,000.00 worth of books to the Main Library on 11th November 2017 to commemorate their Golden Jubilee celebration, in order to enrich the minds of university population with knowledge. A display of donated books was done from 8th-10th November 2017 at the Main Library”.  

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Nov
07

High Profile delegation of Government of China visited University of Colombo

High Profile Chinse delegation led by His Excellency Mr. Liu Xiao Feng, member of The National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (a political advisory body in the People’s Republic of China) and China Primary Health Care Foundation (CPHCF) visited University of Colombo on 7th November 2017. E Mr. Liu Xiao Feng was […]

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Nov
06

World-Class Speaker at the Times Higher Education Asia Universities Summit

Senior Professor Lakshman Dissanayake, Vice Chancellor of the University of Colombo has been invited to be World-Class Speaker at the Times Higher Education Asia Universities Summit, which will be held 5-8 February 2018, Shenzhen, China. Professor Lakshman Dissanayake is among other prominent world-class speakers, such as Professor Alice Gast, President, Imperial College, London, Professor Margaret […]

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Oct
31

Award Ceremony : Diploma in Sinhala

The Award Ceremony of Diploma in Sinhala was held on 31st October 2017 at 2.00 p.m. in the M B Ariyapala Auditorium, Department of Sinhala.  The Vice Chancellor, Senior Professor Lakshman Disanayaka graced the occasion as the Chief Guest.  The Keynote speech was delivered by Emeritus Professor Gamini Dela Bandara, University of Kelaniya.

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Masterminds’ International Cricket Tournament – 2017

Masterminds’ International Cricket Tournament was organized by the Department of Physical Education and the cricket team of the University of Colombo.  The tournament took place in the form of a T20 league and this was the first time to organize an international T20 tournament under University level. The tournament was successfully held with the participation […]

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Oct
17

A Student Welfare initiative of the Alumni Association in Partnership with Cenwor

The Alumni Association in partnership with the Centre for Women’s Research (CENWOR) awarded 28 Scholarships of Rs. 20,000/= each to 28 students at a ceremony held at the Senate Hall recently. The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Lakshman Dissanayake attended the function as the Chief Guest, and the Alumni Association was represented by President Rajeev Amarasuriya, Secretary […]

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Oct
16

Inauguration of the Communication Skills and Leadership Programme

Inauguration of the Communication Skills and Leadership Programme for third and final year undergraduates resident at the Sujata Jayawardana Hostel Complex A project by the Alumni Association of the University of Colombo in collaboration with Deutsche Bank Sri Lanka A 6-month Communication Skills and Leadership Programme for third and final year undergraduates at the Sujata […]

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Oct
16

Annual Research Symposium 2017 – Department of Sinhala

The Annual Research Symposium (වාර්ෂික පර්යේෂණ සැසිය)  of the Department of Sinhala, University of Colombo,  was held on 16th October 2017. Main theme : සිංහල අධ්‍යයන ක්ෂේත්‍රයේ අන්තර්ශික්ෂණීය ස්වභාවය.

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Oct
12

Chinese Rhythm and World Melody

The Confucius Institute, Faculty of Arts with collaboration of the Gannan Normal University, China organized the Chinese Rhythm and World Melody (Chinese Music & Dance Tour Performance, South Asia 2017) on 12th October 2017 at the New Arts Theater , University of Colomboat 12.oo noon. This event was sponsored by the Confucius Institute Headquarters, China with the support of Chinese Embassy in Sri Lanka.

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Oct
10

Book Launch : මයුර සන්දේශය – ශාස්ත්‍රීය සංස්කරණය

Book Launch : මයුර සන්දේශය – ශාස්ත්‍රීය සංස්කරණය – 10th Oct “Critical Edition – Mayura Sandeshya”(මයුර සන්දේශය – ශාස්ත්‍රීය සංස්කරණය) authored by Dr. Ranjith Senanayake (Senior Lecturer, Department of Sinhala) , was launched on 1oth October 2017 at the M. B. Ariyapala Auditorium. The book was critically reviewed by Rev. Professor Agalakada Sirisumana Thero, Professor Emeritus P. […]

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Oct
10

Product launch with Hemas Manufacturing

    Tuesday, 10th October 2017 Colombo: Addressing the urgent need for a safe, natural and effective lotion that protects users from mosquitoes without irritating the skin, Hemas Manufacturing (Pvt) Ltd in collaboration with Colombo Science and Technology Cell, University of Colombo is pleased to launch Mosguard in a non-sticky and synthetic insect repellent free […]

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Oct
06

Asia Pacific Regional Director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), visited University of Colombo

The newly appointed Asia Pacific Regional Director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), Mr. Bjorn Andersson visited University of Colombo on 6th October 2017.  During the visit, Mr. Anderson met Professor Lakshman Dissanayake, Vice-Chancellor, University of Colombo, Professor Nelufer de Mel; Head, Department of English, Dr. Pavithra Kailasapathy; Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Management and […]

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Oct
06

Dr. Vinay Sahasrabuddhe; National Vice President, BJP, India visited University of Colombo

Hon. MP, Dr. Vinay Sahasrabuddhe; National Vice President, BJP, India visited University of Colombo on 6th October 2017. During the visit, Dr. Sahasrabuddhe met Prof. Lakshman Dissanayake; Vice-Chancellor, University of Colombo, Professor Nayani Melegoda; Dean, Faculty of Graduate Studies, and Prof Sandagomi Coperahewa; Director, Centre for Contemporary Indian Studies.  

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Oct
04

A Discourse on Contemporary Literature in Sinhala

The Department of Sinhala and Sinhala Society organized a the Discourse on Contemporary Literature in Sinhala on 4th October 2017, 10.00 a.m. at the M. B. Ariyapala Auditorium of the Department of Sinhala. Mr. Keerthi Welisarage (Best Novel), Mr. Prbhath Jayasinghe (Best Short Stories) and Mr. Lakshantha Athukorala (Best Poetry Collection) who have received the Best Awards in the State […]

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