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Sep
04

Bangladesh High Commissioner Visited University of Colombo

His Excellency Mr. Riaz Hamidullah, High Commissioner of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh to Sri Lanka visited Professor Lakshman Dissanayake, Vice Chancellor, University of Colombo on 04th September 2017. During the meeting the High Commissioner suggested the possible areas of collaborations between University of Colombo, Universities in Bangladesh and the High Commission. Professor Lakshman Dissanayke […]

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Aug
31

Extension of New West Wing Building Faculty of Management & Finance University of Colombo. Foundation Stone Laying Ceremony on 31st of August 2017

The Faculty of Management and Finance which was established in 1994 is the second largest faculty offering management degree programs and the most sought after Management faculty within the University system in Sri Lanka. August 31, 2017 will mark yet another remarkable day in the history of the Faculty of Management and Finance of the […]

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Aug
29

Inauguration Ceremony of the Department of English Language Teaching – Faculty of Arts

The Inauguration Ceremony of the Department of English Language Teaching (DELT), Faulty of Arts was graced by the Vice Chancellor Senior Professor Lakshman Dissanayake as the chief guest. He was welcomed by the Dean, Faculty of Arts, Professor Athula Ranasinghe and Head, Department of English Language Teaching, Ms. Savitri Dias. Among the distinguished guests was […]

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Aug
25

Inauguration: Master of Human Rights and Democratisation (Local) programme – 2017/2018

Inauguration of the fourth intake of the Master of Human Rights and Democratisation (Local) programme took place at the Library, Centre for the Study of Human Rights (CSHR) , University of Colombo on 25 August 2017. The inauguration was graced by Dr. Paikiasothy Saravanamuttu, Executive Director, Centre for Policy Alternatives; Professor Sharya Scharenguivel, Acting Director, […]

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Aug
22

A workshop on Patent Drafting & Prosecution – An Awareness Program for University Research Community

A workshop on Patent Drafting & Prosecution – An Awareness Program for University Research Community was held at College House on the 22nd of August 2017. World Intellectual Property Organization, National IP Office of Sri Lanka and The Coordinating Secretariat for Science Technology & Research (COSTI) jointly organized this event for representatives of the faculties […]

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Aug
19

Workshop for Entrepreneurs

A one day workshop for the small and medium business owners was held on 19th August 2017 at the Faculty of Management and Finance of University of Colombo. This workshop was organized by the Innovation and Entrepreneurial Development Unit of the Department of Management and Organization Studies, University of Colombo in order to raise awareness […]

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Aug
16

The Newsletter of the Alumni association of the University of Colombo 2017 July

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Aug
16

Faculty of Medicine, Colombo emerges World Champions at the International Inter-Medical School Physiology quiz, held in Malaysia

The Faculty of Medicine, Colombo secured the world championship when they won the Prof A Raman Challenge trophy at the 15th Inter-Medical School Physiology Quiz (IMSPQ) held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 16-17 of August 2017. The team from Colombo comprising Poorni Fernando, Sathee Hewakuruppu, Chamath Jayakody, Supun Prabhashwara and PamodhYasawardene of the AL 2013 […]

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Aug
09

Launch of ‘Professor Emeritus Indrani Munasinghe Felicitation Volume’

The launch of ‘Professor Emeritus Indrani Munasinghe Felicitation Volume‘ was held on 09th August 2017, at 3.00 pm in the FGS Auditorium, College House, University of Colombo.  The key note speech was delivered by the Professor Emeritus S. Pathmanathan, Chancellor – University of Jaffna.

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Aug
08

Southern University of Science and Technology, China to collaborate with University of Colombo

Professor Lakshman Dissanayake, Vice-Chancellor of University of Colombo, and Dr. Lu Chun, General Secretary of Southern University of Science and Technology(SUSTech), China signed the MoU between the two Universities during a ceremony held on 8th August 2017 at SUSTech, Shenzhen, China. This will open up more opportunities for both students and staff of the two […]

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Aug
08

Seizing Digital Opportunities in Higher Education: Building staff capacity for ICT-driven innovation in Cambodia and Sri Lanka

University of Colombo has been chosen as a lead implementing partner for a new UNESCO project on ICT-driven innovation; Seizing Digital Opportunities in Higher Education: Building staff capacity for ICT-driven innovation in Cambodia and Sri Lanka, A project supported by the Shenzhen Municipal Government within the UNESCO-Shenzhen Funds-In-Trust Framework (SFIT). Blended learning – the synthesis […]

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Aug
04

General Convocation – 2016

The General Convocation of the University of Colombo was held on 1st and 2nd of August, 2017 at the BMICH for the conferment of Bachelor’s Degrees of the University of Colombo. The Convocation consisted of six (06) sessions. His Grace the Most Rev. Dr. Oswald Gomis, the Chancellor of the University of Colombo was conferred […]

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Aug
03

Seminar on “Negotiating with Yakās: A Performative Approach to Study Healing Rituals and Demons”

The Department of Sociology organized the August Monthly Seminar of the Department Seminar Series on the 3rd of August 2017 at the Seminar Room of the Department of Sociology. At this month’s seminar Dr. Eva Ambos from University of Heidelberg, Germany, presented on “Negotiating with Yakās: A Performative Approach to Study Healing Rituals and Demons.” Dr. Eva Ambos studied Cultural […]

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Aug
03

Delegation from Shandong Province, China visited University of Colombo

A delegation led by Mr. Xue Qingguo, the Director General of Foreign Affairs Office of Shandong Provincial People’s Government and the President of Shandong People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries visited University of Colombo on 03rd August 2017. During the visit the delegation met Professor Lakshman Dissanayake , Vice Chancellor of University of Colombo […]

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Aug
02

UCSC දානමය පිංකම 2017

UCSC නිර්මාතෘ විද්‍යාජෝති මහාචාර්ය වී.කේ. සමරනායක මැතිතුමන්ට පුණ්‍යානුමෝදනා කරනු පිණිස සහ කොළඹ විශ්වවිද්‍යාලයීය පරිගණක අධ්‍යයනායතනයට මෙන්ම එහි සියලුම සිසු සිසුවියන්ට, කාර්ය මණ්ඩලයට ආශිර්වාද ලබාගනු නිමිති කරගනිමින්, UCSC 13වන කණ්ඩායම සංවිධානය කල, මහා සංඝරත්නය 50 නමක් විෂයෙහි සාංඝික දානමය පිංකම 2017 අගෝස්තු මස 02වන බදාදා දින දහවල් UCSC පරිශ්‍රයේදී පැවැත්විණ. More images

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Jul
31

35th Agm of Alumni Association of the University of Colombo

The 35th Annual General Meeting of the Alumni Association of the University of Colombo was held recently at the College House, University of Colombo. The Chief Guest was Hon. Eran Wickramaratne, State Minister of Finance. The AGM was also attended by the Vice Chancellor Senior Prof Lakshman Dissanayake, Past presidents of the Association, Academics and […]

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