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Jul
28

JSF Corporation (Pvt) Limited to invest in University of Colombo

The group of dignitaries from JSF Corporation (Pvt) Limited wholly-owned subsidiary of REK CO., LTD in Japan, and a registered BOI company in Sri Lanka visited University of Colombo on 28th July 2017 and met Professor Lakshman Dissanayake, Vice-Chancellor University of Colombo. The purpose of the visit was to explore the possibility of setting up […]

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Jul
27

Book Launch – නිවාස පිළිබඳ සමාජ විද්‍යාව සහ තිරසාර නාගරික සංවර්ධනය

The launch of ‘නිවාස පිළිබඳ සමාජ විද්‍යාව සහ තිරසාර නාගරික සංවර්ධනය’ (Sociology of Housing and Sustainable Urban Development), authored by Dr. N. Chandrasiri Niriella, Senior Lecturer, Department of Sociology was held on 27th July 2017, at 3.00 pm in the M. B. Ariyapala Auditorium, Faculty of Arts, University of Colombo. This event was chaired by the Senior Professor Lakshman Dissanayake, the […]

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Jul
27

Seminar on Economics of Garbage Disposal

Sri Lanka Economic Association (SLEA) in Collaboration with the Development Resource Center (DRC) of The Department of Economics of the University of Colombo along with the Knowledge Sharing Partnership between the University of Colombo and the World Bank organized Seminar on Economics of Garbage Disposal under the theme of Solid waste to Solid Wealth: Technical Perspective on Sri Lanka Solid […]

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Jul
26

General Convocation – 2016 (1st of August, 2017)

The General Convocation of the University of Colombo will be held at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH) on 01 st & 02nd of August 2017. General Convocation 2016 day 1 – 1st of August, 2017 General Convocation 2016 day 1 – 1st of August, 2017 (Sinhala) General Convocation 2016 day 2 – 2nd […]

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Jul
26

Seminar on ‘The Right To Information Act’

Sociology Alumni Association of University of Colombo together with University of Colombo Sociology Students’ Association organized a Seminar on the Right to Information Act for students of the Faculty of Arts on the 26th of July 2017 at the Department of Sociology Auditorium, University of Colombo. Dr. Ranga Kalansooriya, Director General at the Department of Government Information in Sri Lanka […]

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Jul
24

Bhutan Ambassador visited University of Colombo

The newly appointed Bhutan Ambassador to Sri Lanka His Excellency Mr. Sonam T. Rabgye visited Professor Lakshman Dissanayake, the Vice-Chancellor of University of Colombo yesterday at the College House of University of Colombo. His Excellency Mr. Rabgye was accompanied by Mr.Kalden Dorji the Second Secretary, Royal Bhutanese Embassy in Dhaka at the meeting. During the […]

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Jul
21

Staff Badminton Tournament 2017

University of Colombo Staff Badminton Tournament 2017 organized by the University of Colombo was held on 21st of July at the University of Colombo Indoor Stadium.  

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Jul
20

Guest Lecture on “සාහිත්‍යික සන්නිවේදනය හා එහි රමණීත්වය”

  The Journalism Unit, Faculty of Arts organized a guest lecture on “සාහිත්යික සන්නිවේදනය හා එහි රමණීත්වය”, on 20th July 2017, at 8.30 am in the M. B. Ariyapala Auditorium – Department of Sinhala.  The lecture was delivered by Prof. Wimal Dissanayake (University of Hawaii)  

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Jul
20

Book Launch – ‘ජපන් බෞද්ධ ඉතිහාසය හා සම්ප්‍රදාය’

The launch of ‘ජපන් බෞද්ධ ඉතිහාසය හා සම්ප්‍රදාය‘ , authored by Prof. Ven. M. Dhammajothi Thero– Department of Buddhist Studies, was held on 20th July 2017, at 3.30 pm in the M. B. Ariyapala Auditorium, Faculty of Arts, University of Colombo. The Guest Lecture was delivered by Prof. Toshichi Endo – Department of Buddhist Studies, University of Hong Kong.

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Jul
19

School of Nursing and Midwifery, Edith Cowan University, Australia to collaborate with University of Colombo

Professor Diane Twigg, Executive Dean of the School of Nursing and Midwifery and Mrs. Tania Beament, International Director of the School of Nursing and Midwifery, Edith Cowan University visited the University of Colombo on 19th July 2017. The ECU delegates met Professor Lakshman Dissanayake, Vice-Chancellor, Professor Devaka Weerakoon, Dean of the Faculty of Nursing, Dr. […]

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Jul
19

Aimalfree Foundation Switzerland to collaborate with University of Colombo

Dr. Stefanie Schindler,Co –CEO of the Aimalfree Foundation, Switzerland visited University of Colombo and Met Professior Lakshman Dissanayake , Vice Chancellor on 19th July 2017. During the visit Professior Lakshman Dissanayake and Dr. Stefanie Schindler signed an agreement between the two institiute on ongoing joint research collaboration and further discussed about the ongoing project. Professor […]

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Jul
19

Undergraduate Research Symposium , Department of Geography

The Department of Geography is organized the 1st Undergraduate Research Symposium, based on the dissertations of final year undergraduates who are following the Special Degree in Geography, on 19th July 2017. The inauguration ceremony of this symposium was commenced at 8.30 a.m. in the M. B. Ariyapala Auditorium and the academic sessions were continued from 10.30 a.m. .  Senior Professor […]

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Jul
19

Tourism Leaders’ Summit and International Research Symposium

The third consecutive Tourism Leaders’ Summit and International Research Symposium organized by the Department of Economics, University of Colombo will be held on 3 and 4 October at the BMICH in Colombo. This was officially announced by the Minister of Tourism Development and Christian Religious Affairs John Amaratunga at the media briefing in Colombo on 19th July 2017 with the […]

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Jul
10

Deputy Director, Polish Institute visited University of Colombo

Mr. Przemysław Grabowski. Deputy Director, Polish Institute, New Delhi, India visited University of Colombo on 10th July 2017 and met Professor Lakshman Dissanayake, the Vice Chancellor of University of Colombo. The purpose of the visit was to explore the possible academic collaborations between University of Colombo and the Universities in Poland. Mr. K.A.S. Edward , […]

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Jul
07

Launch of the “tobaccounmasked.lk” Information Portal – Centre for Combating Tobacco

The information portal (tobaccounmasked.lk) of the Sri Lankan tobacco observatory, the Centre for Combatting Tobacco (CCT) was launched by the Vice Chancellor of the University of Colombo on 07th July 2017 at The Hotel Kingsbury, Colombo, Sri Lanka. It is now accessible to the public. Centre for Combating Tobacco (CCT) was established at the Faculty of […]

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Jul
06

Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan to Sri Lanka visits University of Colombo

His Excellency Mr. Munir Ghiasy, the Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan to Sri Lanka visited University of Colombo on 6th July 2017. During the visit, His Excellency met Professor Lakshman Dissanayake, Vice-Chancellor of University of Colombo. The purpose of this visit was to explore the possibilities of initiating academic collaboration between University of […]

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