Department of Physical Education

The Department of Physical Education facilitates a wide range of services: An Indoor Gymnasium, An Outdoor stadium, sports halls & all-weather pitches, Outdoor Tennis courts, and a state-of-the-art Strength Hall/Gym along with a professional staff team. The Department was established in 1965 with the avowed objective of promoting sports culture among the students of the University for the development of their personality. The Amalgamated Club was inaugurated earlier in 1955 and the 1st Colours Night was held the same year. Dr PPG Gunawardene was the acting Steward of the Amalgamated Club during the period 1958-1959 while Mr P.A.S. Perera was the Ground Secretary.


  • Provides a wide range of sports and recreation programmes including training programmes.
  • Facilitates undergraduates to take part in the National Championship, National & International Invitational Tournament, Asian University Championship, and the World University Championship/Games.
  • Hire sports venues for outsiders.


The Sports Advisory Board advises and recommends the university Council, Senate, and Management on matters relating to sports activities. The Committee presides over by the Vice Chancellor of the university along with the Chairman of the board and other members once a month.

Department of Physical Education,
University of Colombo,
94, Cumaratunga Munidasa Mw,
Colombo 03.


+94 112 502 405