Professors

Deshamanya Emeritus Professor WD Lakshman

Vice-Chancellor (1994 - 1999)

W. D. Lakshman received his post primary and secondary education at VidyalokaVidyalaya(now Vidyaloka College) in Galle and entered the University of Ceylon at Peradeniya in 1960. He was awarded the University of Ceylon scholarship based on his performance at the University Preliminary Examination. He obtained the degree of Bachelor of Arts in Economics specializing in […]

Professor Senaka Rajapakse

Director - Postgraduate Institute of Medicine, Professor of Medicine (Chair), Consultant Physician

Walwin Arnold De Silva

Vice-Chancellor (1968 - 1969)

Professor H.D. Karunaratne

Senior Professor (Chair) Department of Business Economics

Professor Chandrika N Wijeyaratne

Vice-Chancellor (2019 - 2022)

Professor Chandrika N Wijeyaratne

Vice Chancellor (2019-2022), Senior Professor in Reproductive Medicine

Professor Bartholomeauz Aristides Abeywickrama

Vice-Chancellor (1969 - 1974)

Vice- Chancellor, University of Colombo, Ceylon, 1969-1972 Vice- Chancellor, University of Sri Lanka, 1972-1974 Born on 11th March 1920, Prof. Bartholomeauz Aristides Abeywickrama had a brilliant school career firstly at St. Aloysius College, Galle and later at Royal College, Colombo, where he won many academic honours. Thereafter, he showed exceptional merit at the Ceylon University […]

Professor Stanley wijesundara

Vice-Chancellor (1979 - 1988)

Deshamanya Emeritus Professor Nandadasa Kodagoda

Vice-Chancellor (1994)

The Late Professor Nandadasa Kodagoda was born on 31st October 1929 in Hikkaduwa and grew up in the village of Ahangama in the Southern Province of Sri Lanka. He received his early education at the Ahangama Temple School. After the first two years of education, he was admitted to Nalanda Vidyalaya, Colombo. Nandadasa’s parents took […]

Emeritus Professor S W E Goonesekere

Vice-Chancellor (1999 - 2002)

Emeritus Professor of Law Savitri W E Goonesekere has been described as a ‘legal luminary’, ‘woman pioneer’ and a ‘legend in the legal and academic fields of Sri Lanka.’ The University of Colombo has had the rare distinction of having had Prof. Goonesekere as its first female Vice Chancellor and its first woman Professor of […]