Achievements

Jul
11

Inter-Departmental Cricket Tournament – Dean’s Trophy

The Faculty of Arts with collaboration of the students who are following the Sports and Physical Activity Course, organized the inaugural Inter-Departmental Dean’s Trophy Cricket Tournament for Dean’s Trophy,  under the patronage of Professor Premakumara de Silva, the Dean – Faculty of Arts.  This tournament was held on 11th July 2018 from 8.00 am onward at the main university ground. The main objectives of this […]

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Jun
03

The Highest Level International Recognition of an Invention

Two Sri Lankan Inventors, Dr. Mahesh Edirisinghe a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Physics and Mr. Thimira Sanuka Thilakarathna who was an undergraduate at the Department of Physics and currently working as a Temporary Demonstrator in Physics have been achieved a highest level international recognition for their newly invented medical device. This invention was […]

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Apr
15

Global University Medical Challenge (GUMC)

Team from the Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo placed 3rd and was awarded a cash prize of US$ 750 in the Global University Medical Challenge (GUMC) 2018, which was held in the International Medical University (IMU), Kuala Lampur, Malaysia, 14-15 April 2018. Chirath Madurapperuma (Final year), Wasana Kodithuwakku (4th year) and Hiruni Udara (2nd […]

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Apr
01

Asia Pacific Moot Court Competition 2018

The “Shri N J Yasaswy Memorial Asia Pacific Moot Court Competition 2018”, hosted by The ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education, Hyderabad, India. The Competition was held from 29th March to 1st April 2018 and ten teams took part in the said competition including university teams from India, Sri Lanka and Nepal. The team from Faculty […]

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Feb
03

Economics Undergraduate wins the Best Research Paper Award at SAESM – Nepal

13th South Asian Economic Students’ Meet (SAESM) which was held in Kathmandu, Nepal from 29th January to 3rd February, 2017 brought great glory to Sri Lanka and to the University of Colombo with the exceptional performance of young economists.  13th SAESM was very special for Sri Lanka and it stands amongst the best SAESMs for […]

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Feb
02

Atomic Metallic Hydrogen was discovered

Atomic Metallic Hydrogen H2(solid), the rarest metal on earth and also the first ever sample of the kind has become a reality thanks to the research activities of Issac Silvera and Ranga Dias of Harvard University. The sample has been created by applying a pressure of 495 GPa (which is over the pressure in the […]

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Dec
07

University of Colombo achieves top ranking, BRICS & Emerging Economies 2017

On 30th November 2016, the University of Colombo was ranked among the top 300 in the prestigious Times Higher Education BRICS & Emerging Economics Rankings 2017. The inclusion of the University of Colombo in the BRICS & Emerging Economies ranking is a significant achievement, as it indicates the University’s ranking as one of the top 300 institutions […]

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Nov
18

Team “DESTROYER” wins silver award at Sri Lanka Robotics Competition

The team “DESTROYER” from the Faculty of Science, University of Colombo, won the silver award in the university category at the Sri Lanka Robotics Competition (SLRC 2016), organized by the E-Club of the Department of Electronic and Telecommunication Engineering, University of Moratuwa, held on 11th November 2016. The team (Thilina Payagala, Thimira Sanuka, Hasith Perera, […]

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