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Feb
17

Opening Ceremony of the Refurbished Pavilion

The Refurbished Pavilion of the University of Colombo was declared open on 17th of February 2022 by Hon. Dinesh Gunawardena, Minister of Education and Hon. Namal Rajapaksa, Minister of Youth and Sports. This pavilion, originally established in the 1930s, was refurbished under the patronage of Sri Lanka Cricket. The function was also graced by Professor […]

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Jan
22

University Karate (Kata) team shines at the National Karate Championship – 2021

National Karate (Kata) Championship – 2021 was organized by the Sri Lanka Karate-Do Federation, on 22nd and 23rd of January 2022 at Bandaragama Indoor Stadium. The event was held with the participation of almost 200 athletes representing the clubs in all parts of the country. University Karate (Kata) team five medals including one gold, three [...]
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Jan
07

Colours Awarding Ceremony 2021

The Annual Colors Awarding Ceremony was held on the 7th of January 2022 at the New Art Theater of University of Colombo and conducted in three sessions by adhering to the prescribed health and safety guidelines. The First session was held under the patronage of Professor K.R. Ranjith Mahanama, the former Chairman of Sports Advisory [...]
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Mar
31

Track & Field and Ground Marking Workshop

A workshop on Track & Field and Ground Marking was held on the 30th and 31st of March 2021 at the University of Colombo ground premises. This workshop was conducted by Mr Palitha Jayathilaka, Senior Technical Official at the Sri Lanka Athletic Association, to update our staff members on the new methods and changes in […]

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Mar
13

36th National Rowing Championship

University of Colombo rowers won 5 medals at the 36th National Rowing Championship which was held on the 12-13 March 2021 at Diyawannawa Rowing Center. In the Open Category (Women’s), Ms Ranmalee Nanayakkara and Nadani Mendis won the Silver medal in the Open Double scull, Ms Nadani Mendis and Upuli Edirisingha won the bronze medal […]

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May
13

Change the cycle, Break a sweat!

Covid-19 is a global pandemic which has affected our day to day lives. While we work together to overcome this adversity, with the guidance of the administration, as the undergraduates of University of Colombo we prepared this small message for you. In a time where staying at home, abiding by the instructions of authorities, is [...]
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Dec
10

University of Colombo students won medals in SAG 2019

Four University of Colombo students won medals for Sri Lanka in the 13th South Asian Games 2019 in Nepal. Ms NIS Mendis, Department of Plant Science-Faculty of Science won the female individual Poomsae-bronze medal, Female team Poomsae-bronze medal and the Pair Poomsae-Gold medal in the age category 17 to 23. Ms RDMT Jayaweera, Department of […]

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Sep
07

Closing Ceremony of the Sri Lanka University Games XIII 2019

The Closing Ceremony of the Sri Lanka University Games XIII 2019 was held on 7th of September 2019 at the Rabindranath Tagore Memorial Auditorium, University of Ruhuna. Mr. Kumar Sangakkara, a former Captain of the Sri Lankan National Cricket team, was the chief guest of this colorful event. University of Sri Jayewardenepura emerged as the […]

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Aug
10

SLUG XIII 2019 | Rugby

SLUG XIII 2019 Rugby match between University of Colombo and the University of Kelaniya was held on 10th of August at BOI Grounds, Koggala. University of Colombo won the match. Read More on FOS Media Students’ Blog View more photos on FOS Media | FMF Media

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Jan
31

Champions’ Night 2018

The Annual Colors Awarding Ceremony 2018 was held on 31st of January at Eagles’ Lakeside Banquet & Convention Hall. This glamorous evening was more important than previous years because this was named as the Champions’ Night 2018 as University of Colombo became the champions of Inter-University Games in 2018. Professor Lakshman Dissanayake, the vice chancellor […]

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Nov
04

Inter-University Championship 2018

Inter-University Championship 2018, consisting of 22 games was held from 2nd June to 4th November 2018 with the participation of 14 state universities in Sri Lanka. University of Colombo team was the overall Champions, the University of Sri Jayewardenepura was the first Runners-up and the University of Moratuwa was the overall second Runners-up. Mr. M.S.N. […]

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Oct
28

Inter-University Championship 2018 Track & field Games

Inter-University Championship 2018 track & field games were held on 28th of October at Sugathadasa Stadium, Colombo. View more photos on Facebook FOS Media Day 01 | Day 02 | Opening Ceremony & Prize Giving Colombo Beacon Inter-University Track & Field Championship

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Sep
15

International University Staff Cricket & Badminton Tournament

The 1st International University Staff Cricket & Badminton Tournament was held on 14th & 15th September 2018 at the University of Colombo premises with the participation of University of Colombo, University of Kelaniya, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, University of Moratuwa, University of Visual and Performing Arts and PES University, Bangalore. The Vice Chancellor Senior Professor […]

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Sep
14

International University Staff Cricket & Badminton Tournament Opening Ceremony

The Opening Ceremony of the 1st International University Staff Cricket and Badminton Tournament was held on 14th of September 2018 at the College House premises with the participation of teams from University of Colombo, University of Kelaniya, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, University of Moratuwa, University of Visual and Performing Arts and PES University, Bangalore. The […]

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Jul
14

Inter University Cricket Championship 2018

The Inter University cricket championship 2018 was successfully concluded last week with an immense win attained by the University of Colombo Cricket team under the strong captaincy of Tharana Nakandala and Vice-captain Udesh Sendanayake. The team was coached under Sanjeewa Jayasinghe who has been their main pillar of success over the past few years. This […]

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Jul
11

Inter-Departmental Cricket Tournament – Dean’s Trophy

The Faculty of Arts with collaboration of the students who are following the Sports and Physical Activity Course, organized the inaugural Inter-Departmental Dean’s Trophy Cricket Tournament for Dean’s Trophy,  under the patronage of Professor Premakumara de Silva, the Dean – Faculty of Arts.  This tournament was held on 11th July 2018 from 8.00 am onward at the main university ground. The main objectives of this […]

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