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Jun
08

The launching ceremony of  the Sarasa Journal, Department of Sinhala

The launching ceremony of the ‘Sarasa’ Journal of the Department of Sinhala was held on 8th June 2022 at the M.B. Ariyapala Auditorium, Faculty of Arts.  The Vice Chancellor Senior Professor (Chair) H. D. Karunaratne graced the occasion as the Chief Guest and Senior Professor Lasantha Manawadu, The Dean/Faculty of Arts, Senior Professor Sandagomi Coperahewa, […]

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Jun
06

Inauguration Ceremony of the new entrants for Undergraduate degree programs of UCSC – Academic Year 2021/2022

The Inauguration Ceremony of the new entrants for Undergraduate degree programs of University of Colombo School of Computing (UCSC) – Academic Year 2021/2022 was successfully held on 6th June 2022 at the Vidya Jyothi Professor V.K. Samaranayake Auditorium of the UCSC with the participation of more than 300 students, adhering to the COVID-19 health guidelines. […]

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Jun
03

FOGSL, University of Colombo unravels the mysterious migratory journeys of enigmatic waterbirds of Sri Lanka

Part 03: The Himalayan Crossing of Brown-headed Gulls (Chroicocephalus brunnicephalus) – 2022 It is with great excitement that we announce the second Himalayan crossing of a tagged bird of our CAF migration tracking project in Sri Lanka. After witnessing the trans-Himalayan crossing of our first tagged Brown-headed Gull (Hima Kumari) last year, we have just [...]
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Jun
02

Diploma Awards Ceremony 2022 – Institute of Human Resource Advancement (IHRA)

The 6th Diploma Awards Ceremony of the Institute of Human Resource Advancement (IHRA) was held on 2nd June 2022 in the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH ), Colombo under the patronage of the Vice Chancellor, Senior Professor (Chair) H. D. Karunaratne. The Vice-Chancellor addressed the ceremony as the Chief Guest and 413 diplomas will […]

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May
28

Out-Bound Training (OBT) Program for Captains and Vice-captains

An Out-Bound Training (OBT) program was held for Captains and Vice Captains of all sports and games of the University to enhance their leadership skills on 28th of May 2022. Student representatives from the Sri Palee Campus, Institute of Indigenous Medicine, Faculty of Technology, and Faculty of Nursing were also present at the program which […]

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May
24

College House – The Cradle of Sri Lanka’s University Education

Published by University of Colombo, 2021, 192 pages (with colour photos and illustrations) ISBN 978-624-5873-20-3 For over a century, College House has been a site of higher learning and intellectual activity for scholars who disseminated knowledge for the academic advancement and national development of Sri Lanka. College House is perhaps the oldest university building in [...]
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May
17

Inaugural Event at the New Auditorium of UCFM Tower, Faculty of Medicine

The Vice Chancellor, Senior Professor (Chair) H. D. Karunaratne, visited the new auditorium of UCFM tower, Faculty of Medicine on 17th May 2022. This is in concurrent to the 497th meeting of the Faculty Board of Faculty of Medicine which happened to be the inaugural event to be held at the new auditorium of the UCFM […]

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May
05

The Faculty of Law warmly welcomes the newly appointed Vice-Chancellor during his visit to the Faculty

The newly appointed Vice-Chancellor, Senior Professor (Chair) H. D. Karunaratne visited the Faculty of Law on the 5th of May, 2022. He was warmly welcomed by the academic and non-academic staff of the Faculty of Law, headed by the Dean of the Faculty of Law, Professor Sampath Punchihewa. The visit was made with the intention […]

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Apr
29

Annual Planning Workshop 2022 – Faculty of Science

The Faculty of Science successfully conducted its 3rd Annual Planning Workshop on April 29 2022 at the Auditorium of the Information Learning Centre, Faculty of Science. The main objective of the workshop was to review activities proposed at 2nd Annual Planning Workshop (held on March 26, 2021) and develop a next year Action Plan based […]

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Apr
26

The Official Visit of the Newly Appointed Vice-Chancellor to Sri Palee Campus

Senior Professor (Chair), H. D. Karunaratne, newly appointed Vice-Chancellor of the University of Colombo, paid his first official visit to the Sri Palee Campus on the 26th of April 2022. After taking office, this was the Vice Chancellor’s first official visit to an out-of-city higher seat of learning affiliated with the University of Colombo. Sri […]

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Apr
22

Non-Academic Annual Planning Workshop 2022 – Faculty of Science

The Faculty of Science successfully conducted its 1st Non-Academic Annual Planning Workshop on April 22, 2022, at the Auditorium of the Information and Learning Centre, Faculty of Science. The main objective of the workshop was to obtain feedback from Non-Academic Staff on how they could increase their efficiency and contribute more to the development of […]

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Apr
12

Assumption of duties of the 19th Vice Chancellor

Senior Professor (Chair) H.D. Karunaratne assumed duties in the Post of Vice Chancellor of the University of Colombo on 12th April 2022 at the Vice Chancellor's office. The occasion was graced by the Rector, Deans of Faculties, Directors of Institutes, Acting Librarian, Registrar, Bursar, Administrative and Financial officers, Academic, Academic support, and Non-Academic staff of [...]
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Apr
09

Opening Ceremony of the Kalinga Mawatha Women’s Hostel

The University of Colombo (UoC) is the only metropolitan university in Sri Lanka and the pioneer higher educational institution in the country, spanning more than hundred years of recorded history. The UoC has produced world renowned professionals and intellectuals from its inception. At present, the student population is more than 30,000 with preparations made to [...]
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Apr
09

The launching ceremony of the Coffee Table Book College House

The launching ceremony of the Coffee Table Book College House – the Cradle of Sri Lanka’s University Education edited by Professor Sandagomi Coperahewa and Dr. Shravika Amarasekara was held on Saturday, 9th April 2022 at 3.00 pm at Senate Hall, College House, University of Colombo. The launch of this volume also marked the declaration of […]

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Apr
07

No. 1 among Sri Lankan Universities in the SCImago Institutions Rankings (SIR) 2022

The University of Colombo is pleased to announce that it has retained its top position among Sri Lankan Universities in the SCImago Institutions Rankings (SIR) 2022. This is a classification of academic and research-related institutions ranked by a composite indicator that combines three different sets of indicators based on research performance, innovation outputs, and societal […]

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Mar
26

UoC Team advances to the Semi-Final of the Jean Pictet Competition 2022

The Jean-Pictet Competition enables students to become better acquainted with international humanitarian law, using simulated events and role-playing based on fictitious situations of armed conflict. The prestigious competition is significantly different from other international law competitions as it aims to take the ‘law out of the books’. This year, the team representing the Faculty of […]

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