The Department of Buddhist Studies commenced a certificate course in Introduction to Buddhist Studies on 05th May 2018. The course aims to provide a substantial knowledge of Buddhism in English through the Buddhist sources and to improve the students’ skills to translate Pali verses and process. The eminent scholars Prof. Oliver Abenayake, Prof. Ven. M. […]
The inauguration ceremony of the MA in Sinhala 2018 conducted by the Department of Sinhala, University of Colombo was held on 28th April 2018 at 9.30 am at M B Ariyapala auditorium, Department of Sinhala. Prof Premakumara De Silva, Dean, Faculty of Arts, graced the occasion as the Chief Guest and Prof Ashoka Premarathne, Professor of Linguistics, University of Kelaniya delivered the keynote address.
The inauguration ceremony of the Diploma in Sinhala – 2018 conducted by the Department of Sinhala, University of Colombo was held on 27th April 2018 at 9.30 am at M B Ariyapala auditorium, Department of Sinhala. Prof Premakumara De Silva, Dean, Faculty of Arts, graced the occasion as the Chief Guest and Dr. Praneeth Abeysundara, Senior Lecturer, Department of Sociology […]
The United Board, a nongovernmental organization, endeavors to respond to the diverse challenges and opportunities facing the universities in Asia, especially where the needs are great. United Board shares its interests in developing institutions that offer multidisciplinary education and that nurture a spirit of compassion, equity, reconciliation, social responsibility, and mutual respect among religious and […]
The Department of Sociology organized the monthly seminar for the month of February, on 23rd February 2018 at 2.00 p.m. in the Seminar Room of the Department of Sociology. At this seminar, Associate Prof. Mojca Urek, Faculty of Social Work, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, delivered a lecture on “Narrative Methods and Storytelling in Social Work Research”. Assoc. Prof Mojca Urek, Ph.D. […]
The Orientation Programme for new entrants (2017 / 2018) to the Faculty of Arts, was scheduled in two phases: Phase I (February 14th – 15th and 16th 2018) and Phase II (February 19th, 20th , 21st and 22nd 2018) Phase I (February 14th, 15th and 16th 2018) Day 1 (14th Feb 2018) – Welcome to the Faculty […]
Staff and students from the Lincoln International Business School, Lincoln University, UK participated in a Seminar on Tourism Opportunities in Sri Lanka and International Business at the Department of Economics on 12th February 2018. Participants of the seminar: Rev. Prof. W. Wimalarathana, Prof. J.A. Karunaratne (key note speaker) Prof. Martin Knight and Prof. Pippa […]
New students for ‘Chinese Language Proficiency for Tour Guides’ and ‘Chinese Language for Beginners’ courses, were welcomed by the Confucius Institute on 27th January 2018. This ceremony was held at the auditorium of the Department of Economics.
Second-year students who are reading for BA in International Relations participated in a program on 12th January 2018 at American Center Colombo. This programme intends to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. . Public Affairs Officer of the U.S. Embassy, James Russo opened the discussion with panelists Anushka Gunawardena, Thushan Benislos, and Ishan Jalill who encouraged […]
The Annual Drama Festival – University of Colombo was held on 8th January to 11th January 2018 at the New Art’s Theater from 4.00 pm onwards. This Festival was organized by the Department of Sinhala and sponsored by the Arts Council, University of Colombo.