Student Counselling office provides services to advise students to resolve their psychological, academic and personal problems. Trained Advisers/Counsellors (both male and female) have been appointed to provide this service during the working days. All information is kept confidential. You can meet the psychiatrist, psychologist, or psychology advisers on the dates presented below.


  • Student Counselling is undertaken by Student Counsellors in all the Faculties
  • Dr Ravin Hanwalla (Psychologist) – Chief Consultant, Colombo National Hospital, Psychiatrist Ward No. 59
  • Prof. Gamila Samarasinghe (Clinical Psychologist)
  • Dr Samudhra Senarath (Social Psychologist)
  • Ms Supeshala Rathnayaka (General Counseling) 24/7 (Hotline 070 2211311)


The following tasks are undertaken by the Office of the Student Counsellor: issuing of identity cards; allocation of permission of lecture halls for extra-curricular activities of students such as get-togethers, and meetings; issuing of permits for trips, display posters and cut-outs; providing temporary hostel facilities; assisting students facing emergencies; hold special language classes for students; and most importantly, to intervene and take necessary action with regard to student conflicts, within the University and outside and to stop acts of and take steps to prevent ragging. However, it is vital to emphasize that the main service of this office is to counsel students.


Student Career Guidance Unit undertakes to provide undergraduates with extra computer training. Other than this, for a nominal sum, the Student Career Guidance Unit provides students of the Faculties of Arts and Law – in their computer labs – with extra courses to advance their knowledge.

Entry to University Premises

The University premises are open for students only from 6.00 am onwards. Unless with expressed permission from the Vice Chancellor or the Registrar, students cannot remain in the premises after 6.00 pm.


The objective of cultural programmes is to provide undergraduates with opportunities for skill development in diverse aesthetic fields. Therefore, every Monday, under the patronage of the Arts Council, classical plays/drama, movies, musical events, and exhibitions will be held. Under these programmes, drama workshops, music and dancing classes will also be organized. In addition to this, there is a Cultural Centre near the Old Library Building (OLB) under the patronage of the Ministry of Cultural Affairs. Different cultural programmes, workshops, and training sessions are conducted by the University Arts Council.


Faculty of Arts
Professor Latha Gurusinghe Department of Sinhala 779093999
Mr Saman Wanasinghe Department of English Language Teaching 718140130
Dr Ranjith Senanayake Department of Sinhala
Dr Deepachandi Abeysinghe Department of Sinhala
Ms Kalyani Wijesundara Department of Sinhala
Dr Samantha Nanayakkara Department of Sociology
Ms Luxshe Hariharan Department of Sociology
Mr Mahesh Premarathne Department of Sociology
Professor Maneesha S. Wanasinghe Pasqual Department of International Relations
Dr M.R. Wakkumbura Department of International Relations
Mr Krishan Siriwardena Department of Communication & Creative Arts
Ms C.S. Thangaraja Department of Communication & Creative Arts
Ms Fathima Shanaz Department of Communication & Creative Arts
Dr Y.A. Karunaratne Department of Geography
Ms J.N.D. Jayatunga Department of Geography
Ms K. Rewathy Department of Geography
Mr Migara Karunaratne Department of Demography
Ms W.R.V.W. Anuradhi Department of Demography
Dr Shashinie Maneera Thenabadu Department of English Language Teaching
Ms Nirupama Mahagamasekara Department of English Language Teaching
Mr Janitha Ekanayake Department of English Language Teaching
Rev. Dr M. Sugathasiri Thero Department of Pali & Buddhist
Rev. M. Amarawansa Thero Department of Pali & Buddhist
Dr M.S. Anees Department of Political Science & Public Policy
Ms A.D.M. Ruwanpathirana Department of Political Science & Public Policy
Mr S. Hemachandra Department of History
Dr N. Gafoordeen Islamic Civilization Unit
Mr U.L. Ameer Islamic Civilization Unit
Dr P.A.M.K. Perera Department of English
Dr A.W.A.D.R. Abayasekara Department of Economics
Dr Suba Mallikahewa Department of Economics
Ms C. D Pathmaperuma Department of Information Technology
Faculty of Education
Ms E. Randeniya Department of Educational Psychology 714467365
Ms N.V.D.P. Priyadarshani Department of Science and Technology Education
Ms R.A.B.U.I. Perera Department of Educational Psychology
Faculty of Indigenous Medicine
Dr W.A.S.S. Weerakoon Ayurveda 714500031
Dr N.D. Kodithuwakku Ayurveda
Dr O.T.M.R.K.S.B. Kalawana Ayurveda
Dr R.L.Y.U. Rathnayake Ayurveda
Dr U.R.S.R.K. Senarathne Ayurveda
Dr D.A.L. Munasinghe Ayurveda
Dr P.A.N.G. Perera Ayurveda
Dr K.D. Manori Ayurveda
Dr S.P.A.S. Nishan Ayurveda
Dr H.L.N.R. Pradeep Ayurveda
Dr M.H.M. Hafeel Unani
Dr A.M. Muthalib Unani
Dr J. Rumaiza Unani
Faculty of Law
Mr G.I.M. Liyanage Department of Public and International Law 713164993
Mr T.K.L.H. Geeganage Department of Commercial Law
Ms M.P.S.K. Pathirana Department of Private and Comparative Law
Mr G.P.D. Madhushan Department of Private and Comparative Law
Mr M.A.A.K.K. Amarasinghe Department of Public and International Law
Ms S. Janani Department of Private and Comparative Law
Ms P.S.P.G. Vithanage Department of Commercial Law
Ms S.B.I. Perera Department of Public and International Law
Mr K.A.A.N. Thilakarathna Department of Public and International Law
Ms C.S.C. Antony Department of Private and Comparative Law
Faculty of Management & Finance
Mr S. Sasidaran Department of Management and Organization Studies 777277977
Ms R.D.S.B. Rajapakshe Department of Accounting
Mr R.Y.H. De Alwis Seneviratne Department of Business Economics
Ms S.W. Thenuwara Department of Finance
Ms D.C.L. Digoarechchi Department of Management and Organization Studies
Mr Yohan Perera Department of Human Resources Management
Ms A.D.S. Lakmali Department of Marketing
Mr D.D.C. Lakshman Department of International Business
Ms Y.M. Hewage Department of Accounting
Faculty of Medicine
Dr W.A.D.L. Amarasiri Department of Physiology 773135939
Professor A.D.A. Fernando Department of Physiology
Dr N.S.M.N.P. Senanayake Department of Microbiology
Dr P.T. de Zoysa Department of Psychiatry
Dr M.S. Lanerolle Dias Department of Biochemistry
Dr K.K. Vithanage Department of Physiology
Dr V.R. Bataduwaarachchi Department of Pharmacology
Dr D.G.S.K.L. Jayawardana Department of Allied Health Science
Professor I.M. Karunathilake Department of Medical Education
Dr D.P. Wickramasinghe Department of Surgery
Dr Y.N. Rajapaksha Department of Anatomy
Dr S. Fernando Department of Medical Humanities
Dr M.R.M. Rishad Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Faculty of Nursing
Ms M.G.A.S. Malkanthi Department of Fundaments of Nursing 713657371
Dr T.A. Asurakkody Department of Fundaments of Nursing
Mrs H.M.C.M. Herath Department of Clinical Nursing
Mr E.M.T.S. Amarasinghe Department of Basic Sciences & Social Science for Nursing
Faculty of Science
Professor S.S. Seneviratne Department of Zoology 710821177
Dr M.R. Lamabadusuriya Department of Nuclear Science
Dr K.A.D. Deshani Department of Statistics
Dr A.A. Sunethra Department of Statistics
Dr S.A.T.A. Perera Department of Plant Science
Dr S.P.C. Fernando Department of Plant Science
Dr E.M.D. Siriwardane Department of Physics
Dr W.K.B.D.L. Weerawarne Department of Physics
Dr P.D.D. Gallage Department of Mathematics
Dr R.D.N. Tilakarathna Department of Mathematics
Dr D. Halwatura Department of Zoology
Dr W.A.U. Witharana Department of Zoology
Dr S.M. Vithanararchchi Department of Chemistry
Dr W.M.C. Sameera Department of Chemistry
Faculty of Technology
Dr J.J. Wewalwela Department of Agricultural Technology 769131844
Dr K.K.A. Sirisena Department of Environmental Technology
Sri Palee Campus
Ms P.T.K.I. Dharmasiri Department of Mass Media 773596228
Ms R.I. Batuwangala Department of Performing Arts
Mr K.S.D. Darshana Department of Mass Media
Mr W.P.I. De Mel Department of Performing Arts
Ms A.K. Sivalingam Department of Mass Media
Ms T.T. Kaluarachchi Department of Computer Studies
University of Colombo School of Computing
Dr L.N.C. De Silva 112581245
Dr K.T. Karunanayake
Institute for Agro Technology and Rural Sciences
Dr N.P. Vidanapathirana 711050716
Mr L.M. Rifnas
Ms K.G. Ketipearachchi
Mr B.S. Bandusekara
Mr A.J.M.C.M. Siriwardena
Ms U.R. Chandimala
Main Library
Ms H.I.S.M. Adhikari 718077098


Dr. Rajitha Silva


Student Counsellor Office
University of Colombo
94, Cumaratunge Munidasa Mawatha
Colombo 03
Sri Lanka

Tel: +94 112583108

Call 24/7 Hotline 0702 211311