A well-equipped tissue culture laboratory with modern facilities was opened on the 17th of June 2020 at the Institute of Agro Technology and Rural Sciences, Waligattha. The laboratory provides opportunities for practical activities of students, facilities for research purposes, and assistance for commercial-scale productions of in-vitro propagated planting materials.
The University of Colombo was 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. This project is supported by the Shenzhen Municipal Government within the UNESCO-Shenzhen Funds-In-Trust Framework (SFIT). UNESCO project on B-Learning for […]
Department of Dravyaguna Vignana of Institute of Indigenous Medicine Established a herbal garden collaboration with the Institute for Agro-technology & Rural Sciences of the University of Colombo on 6th November 2018 at Weligatta New Town in Hambanthota District. Staff members of the department with the director of the institute and students participated in this event […]
Catalyst for Experiential Learning for International Scholars: Creating a Niche in Tourism Industry by IHRA
The Institute of Human Resource Advancement (IHRA), University of Colombo works closely with the University of Malaya, Malaysia to provide first-hand knowledge about global learning and knowledge which propels students to accept and understand an array of different cultural and community perspectives. The Programme is a five-day visit to Sri Lanka based International Students Visiting […]
The 9th student intake for the Bachelor of Agro-technology Degree Program held on 20.01.2018 at University of Colombo Institute for Agro-technology and Rural Sciences, Weligatta, Hambantota. The Vice Chancellor, Senior Professor Lakshman Disanayaka graced the occasion as the Chief Guest and the other participants were The Director of UCIARS Prof.S. Subasingha, The Academic Department head Senior Lecture Ninsansala […]