Department of Physical Education
The Department of Physical Education facilitats a wide range of sevices: Indoor Gymnasium, 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 an avowed objective of promoting sports culture among the students of the University for development of the personality. The Amalgamated Club was inaugurated earlier in 1955 and the first 1st Colours Night was held the same year. Dr P.P.G. 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 the Management on matters relating to sports activites. The Committee presides by the Vice Chancellor of the university along with the Chairman of the board and other members in once a month.
Department of Physical Education,
University of Colombo,
94, Cumaratunga Munidasa Mw,
+94 112 502 405