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Aug
18

General Convocation – 2015

The General Convocation of the University of Colombo was held on 15th and 16th of August, 2016 at the BMICH for the conferment of Bachelor’s Degrees of the University of Colombo. The Convocation was consisted of six (06) sessions. His Grace the Most Rev. Dr. Oswald Gomis, the Chancellor of the University of Colombo was […]

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Aug
12

Zhenjiang University, China to collaborate with University of Colombo

Professor Wang Li, Dean of the International College, Mr. Cai Zusen, Deputy Director, the office of the undergraduate program, International College, Zhejiang University, China, visited the University of Colombo on 12th August. During their visit, the delegates met Senior Professor Lakshman Dissanayake, Vice-Chancellor of University of Colombo, and Professor K.R.R. Mahanama, Dean of the Faculty […]

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Aug
08

International Seminar on “Revisiting Rabindranath Tagore’s Legacy”

The Centre for Contemporary Indian Studies (CCIS) of the University of Colombo in collaboration with the Indian Cultural Centre (ICC), Colombo organized the International Seminar on “Revisiting Rabindranath Tagore’s Legacy” on 4th August 2016 from 9.30 am to 1.30 pm at the Senate Hall, College House, University of Colombo to commemorate the 75th Death Anniversary […]

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Aug
08

World University Web Ranking – July 2016

According to recent (July 2016) Webometric ranking, University of Colombo continues its position as number one university in Sri Lanka. Most importantly, it has improved 146 positions from January 2016 rank and with this improvement, University of Colombo has now become the only university in Sri Lanka which is seen within the top 2000 universities […]

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Jul
21

A visit from Ministry of Science, Research and Technology, Iran

Professor Seyyed Mohammad Reza Khalili, Regional representative of the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology, Iran, and Mohamed Oraree Karimi, the cultural Counselor of Iran Cultural Center of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Sri Lanka visited University of Colombo on 21st July. During the visit, Professor Khalili met Professor Lakshman Dissanayake, Vice-Chancellor of the […]

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Jul
13

Guest Lecture on How Economic Development Creates Poverty ?

The Department of Geography with collaboration of Sri Lanka Association of Geographers (SLAG) organized a guest lecture  on “How Economic Development Creates Poverty ? “, on 12th July 2016, from 2.00 p.m. onwards at M. B. Ariyapala Auditorium, Faculty of Arts.  The lecture was delivered by Prof. Lakshman Yapa, Pennsylvania State University , USA. Lakshman […]

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Jul
08

Visit from South China Normal University

Professor Liu Yongqin, the Executive Vice Dean of College of International Culture, Professor Pan Wending, the Executive Vice Dean of  School of Economics and Management, Ms. Du Danyun, Office of the International Exchange & Cooperation, Ms. Ye Xiaoni, Program Director, Office of the International Exchange & Cooperation, Mr. Dai Xiangbin, Head of the International Office, […]

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Jul
08

Felicitation Ceremony for Senior Professor S. T. Hettige

As a mark of gratitude to Prof. Siri Hettige in recognition of his long service to the University of Colombo, the Department of Sociology organized a felicitation ceremony on the 07th of July, 2016 at the Senate Hall of the University of Colombo from 3.00 p.m.  to  5.00 p.m. Professor S.T. Hettige, Senior Professor in Sociology, secured […]

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Jul
07

9th Annual Vidya Jyothi Prof. V K Samaranayake Memorial Oration

9th Annual Vidya Jyothi Prof. V K Samaranayake Memorial Oration speech was delivered by Prof. Saman Halgamuge on 5th June 2016 at the Auditorium of the Department of National Archives, Colombo, Sri Lanka. More Photos…

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Jul
01

University of Glasgow to collaborate with University of Colombo

Professor William Cushley, International Dean, Eurasia and South Asia of University of Glasgow, United Kingdom, visited University of Colombo on 28th June and met Senior Professor Lakshman Dissanayake , Vice Chancellor of University of Colombo and Professor Nayani  Melegoda, Dean, Faculty  of Graduate Studies at the Vice Chancellor’s Office. Professor Cushley was accompanied by Mr. […]

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Jun
30

Opening of the IFS Computer Laboratory and Reading room

Renovated IFS computer laboratory at the Department of Physics was reopened on the 29th of June, 2016 by the vice chancellor Senior Professor Lakshman Disanayake and the CEO of IFS. Newly establish multi purpose students’ activity room, “Reading Room” was also opened. More Photos…

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Jun
24

Islamic Day 2016

Muslim Majlis of University of Colombo was established in 1973 and since then Islamic day program is celebrated annually in different theme. ISLAMIC DAY 2016’ – the Annual prize giving ceremony and publication of 10th  edition of the ‘AL-FIKR’ magazine, organized by the Muslim Majlis was concluded successfully on 4th day of June 2016 at […]

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Jun
24

The Inauguration of the Legal Aid Unit of the Faculty of Law

The Inauguration of the Legal Aid Unit of the Faculty of Law, University of Colombo was held successfully on the 6th of May 2016 with the participation of the Hon. Attorney General, Judges of the Supreme Court, Judges of the Court of Appeal, Judges of the High Court, Judges of the District Court of the […]

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Jun
24

ධර්ම දේශනාමය පින්කම

සුමධුර ධර්ම දේශනාව 2016.06.17 වන දින විශ්වවිද්‍යාලීය අධ්‍යයන හා අනධ්‍යයන කාර්ය මණ්ඩලයේ සහභාගීත්වයෙන් පශ්චාත් උපාධි අධ්‍යයන පීඨ ශ්‍රවනාගාරයේදී පැවැත්විය.

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Jun
16

Opening of the “Learning Commons” in the Main Library

Opening of the “Learning Commons” in the Main Library was commenced on 16th June, 2016 at 10.00 a.m. by Senior Professor Lakshman Dissanayaka, Vice Chancellor, University of Colombo. Learning commons are learning spaces similar to libraries and classrooms that share space for information technology, remote or online education, tutoring, collaboration, content creation, meetings and reading or study.

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Jun
15

Forum : “Are we prepared for Natural Disasters ?

The Department of Geography organized a Forum on “Are We Prepared for Natural Disasters ?” on 14th June 2016, at the M. B. Ariyapala Auditorium, Faculty of Arts, from 1.00 pm to 4.30 pm, in collaboration with the Land Division of the Ministry of Environment. The theme of this Forum was “Are the professionals ready […]

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