The Student Counsellors’ Office provides services to advice 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.

COUNSELING DAY AND TIME
Student counseling is undertaken by Student Counsellors in all the Faculties Everyday from 9.00am to 3.00pm
Dr. Ravin Hanwalla (Psychologist) – Chief Consultant, Colombo National Hospital, Psychiatrist Ward No. 59 Every 2nd Thursday of each month from 9.00am to 12.00 am
Prof. Gamila Samarasinghe (Clinical Psychologist) Every Thursday, from 1.30pm to 3.30pm
Dr. Samudhra Senarath (Social Psychologist) Every Friday, from 2.00pm to 4.00pm
Ms. Nirosha Kulasekara (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.

Computer Training

Student Career Guidance Unit of the University of Colombo 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 6.00am onwards. Unless with expressed permission from the Vice Chancellor or the Registrar, students cannot remain in the premises after 6.00pm.

Cultural Programmes

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 session are conducted by the University Arts Council.

NAME DEPARTMENT TELEPHONE/MOBILE NO
FACULTY OF ARTS
Dr. Latha Gurusinghe Sinhala 0779093999
Dr. Ranjith Senanayake Sinhala
Ms. Deepachandi Abeysinghe Sinhala
Mr. Achinthya Bandara Sinhala
Mr. Saman Wanasinghe English Language Teaching 0718140130
Dr. J.B. Pathirage Sociology
Ms. Chamali Gunawardena Sociology
Dr. Ajith Balasooriya International Relations
Ms. Menik Wakkumbura International Relations
Ms. S.A. Fathima Shanaz Journalism Unit
Ms. C.S. Thangaraja Journalism Unit
Mr. P. Krishanthan Geography
Dr. J.P. Jayasinghe Geography
Ms. V.P.N. Senadhi Demography
Mr. H.V.V.M.P. Karunarathne Demography
Mrs. A.G.N.D. Gunaratne English Language Teaching
Ms. K.K.S.G. Sylva English Language Teaching
Rev. Dr. M. Sugathasiri Thero Buddhist Studies
Rev. M. Amarawansa Thero Buddhist Studies
Ms. A.D.M. Ruwanpathirana Political Science & Public Policy
Mr. M.N.M. Faslan Political Science & Public Policy
Dr. Darshi Thoradeniya History
Ms. Nideka Nanayakkara History
Mr. U.L.A. Ameer Islamic Civilization Unit
Dr. Kaushalya Perera English
Dr. A.W.A.D.R. Abayasekara Economics
Ms. M.H.S. Dilrukshi Economics
FACULTY OF EDUCATION
Mrs. R.D.C. Niroshini Educational Psychology 0718433468
Dr. E.S. Neranjani Humanities Education
Ms. P.K.S.S. Thilakarathna Educational Psychology
FACULTY OF SCIENCE
Dr. R.A.B. Abeygunawardena Statistics 0714425276
Dr. B.S.S. Seneviratne Zoology and Environment Sciences
Dr. S.K.P. Eranga Mathematics
Dr. S.D. Viswakula Statistics
Dr. G.P. Lakraj Statistics
Dr. J. Jeyasugihthan Nuclear Science
Dr. M.A. Wickramasuriya Plant Sciences
Dr. M.K.A.C. Mahasinghe Mathematics
Dr. N.I. Abeysinghe Chemistry
Dr. P.V.D.G.N. Silva Chemistry
Dr. M.A.M. Madhavi Physics
MAIN LIBRARY
Mrs. M.A.L. Silva Main Library
LAW
Ms. Chathurika Akurugoda Public and International Law 0778407450
Mr. Dumindu Madhushan Private and Comparative Law
Ms. Kithmini Aviruppola Private and Comparative Law
Ms. Danushika Abeyaratne Private and Comparative Law
Ms. Jeyakala Jeyarednam Private and Comparative Law
Ms. Pavitra Rajendran Public and International Law
Mr. Kusal Amarasinghe Public and International Law
Ms. Dianarthy Suthakar Commercial Law
Ms. Pramodha Vithanage Commercial Law
FACULTY OF MANAGEMENT AND FINANCES
Dr. W.G. Pemarathne Marketing 0714488660
Mr. R.D.S.B. Rajapaksha Accounting
Mr. R.Y.H. De Alwis Seneviratne Business Economics
Ms. D.D.A.S.M. Domingo Finance
Ms. T. Kuhendran Management and Organization Studies
Mr. Yohan Perera Human Resources Management
Mr. K.D.E.M. Kathiriarachchi Marketing
Mr. S. Ramesh Weerasekara International Business
UCSC
Mr. G.P. Seneviratne UCSC 0773832935
Dr. T.A. Weerasinghe UCSC
SRIPALEE CAMPUS
Dr. W.M. Jayantha Languages 0718011950
Mr. W.A.S.B. Fonseka Performing Arts
Mr. M.D.N.D.M. Bandra Performing Arts
Mr. K.H.D. Dharsana Mass Media
Prof. L.T. Weerasinghe Mass Media
Ms. K.M.D.C. Nimalachandra Mass Media
FACULTY OF MEDICINE
Prof. Chamari Weerarathna Pharmacology 0718290221
Prof. I.M. Karunathilake Medical Education
Prof. D. Fernando Physiology
Dr. Nilanthi Senanayake Microbiology
Prof. A.P. Malalasekera Anatomy
Dr. S. Amarasuriya Medical Humanities
Dr. D. Samaranayake Community Medicine
INSTITUTE OF INDIGENOUS MEDICINE (IIM)
Dr. A.G. Samarawickrama 0714422381
Dr. S.K.M.K. Herapathdeniya
Dr. K.K.V.S. Peshala
Dr. K.I.W.K. Somarathna
Dr. O.T.M.R.K.S.B. Kalawana
Dr. A.P.A. Jayasiri
Dr. Y.S.G. Wimalasiri
Dr. Ashoka Gunasekara
Dr. P.K. Perera
Dr. I.A.M. Leena
Dr. J.M. Dahanayake
Dr. A.M. Muthalib
Dr. M.C.N. Razana
Dr. J. Rumaiza
Dr. A.L.M. IUhsan
Dr. M.U.Z.N. Farzana
Dr. N. Fahamiya
FACULTY OF TECHNOLOGY
Dr. G.D.N. Perera Instrumentation and Automation Technology 0772255472
Dr. J.J. Wewalawela Agricultural Technology
FACULTY OF NURSING
Ms. M.G.A.S. Malkanthie Fundamental Nursing 0723779181
Dr. D.A.S. Elvitigala Basic Science and Social Science
Ms. H.R.T. De Silva Clinical Nursing

SENIOR STUDENT COUNSELLOR

Dr. Rajitha Silva

grpriyankara@hrm.cmb.ac.lk
0773635218

CONTACTS

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

Email: ssc@cmb.ac.lk
Tel: +94 112583108

Call 24/7 Hotline 0702 211311