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Sama Yathra 2014”: University of Kelaniya celebrates international day of peace

The students following Peace and Conflict Resolution degree programme offered by the Department of Philosophy of the Faculty of Social Sciences organized “Sama Yathra 2014”, an event organized annually to commemorate the international day of peace and it was held at the Dhammaloka hall on 30th September 2014. The event was organized under the auspices of Prof. A.H.M.H. Aberatne, Dean of Faculty of Social Sciences and it was coordinated by Prof. Gamini Hapuarachchi, Head of Department of Philosophy. The occasion was an amalgamation of varied cultural events that represented different religions and ethnicities in Sri Lanka.

 

Last Updated on Thursday, 02 October 2014 06:01

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UoK Confucius Institute celebrates Confucius Institute Day

The Confucius Institute at the Faculty of Humanities of the University of Kelaniya celebrated the Confucius Institute Day on 27th September, 2014 at the BMICH. This event concurred with the 10th year anniversary of the establishment of the Confucius Institute by the People’s Republic of China at the University of Kelaniya. The dignitaries, the Honourable Minister Bandula Gunawardena, the Minister of Education, and the Honourable Minister Nandimithra Ekanayake, the Deputy Minister of Higher Education along with Prof. Sunanda Maddumabandara, the Vice Chancellor of the University of Kelaniya were present at this event which included a number of Chinese cultural events.

 

Last Updated on Thursday, 02 October 2014 09:58

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MoU between the University of Kelaniya and Ambedkar University

A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the University of Kelaniya and Ambedkar University, Lucknow at a special function held at Ambedkar University recently.  The signatories were Professor Sunanda Maddumbandara, the Vice Chancellor of the University of Kelaniya and Professor R.C. Sobti, the Vice Chancellor of Ambedkar University. The two universities will collaborate to launch a series of special programmes about Buddhist Studies.  This event was graced by many distinguished members of the academic and non-academic staff of Ambedkar University including Professor Victor Babu, Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Head of the History Department.

Last Updated on Thursday, 02 October 2014 05:51

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Chinese Food Festival at University of Kelaniya

A Chinese food festival was held at the University on 26th September,2014 organized by the Confucius Institute that belongs to the Faculty of Humanities. This festival was held in concurrence with the 10th year anniversary of the establishment of the Confucius Institute by the People’s Republic of China at the University of Kelaniya and the first Global Confucius Day.

 

Last Updated on Thursday, 02 October 2014 03:59

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New plant tissue culture lab for University of Kelaniya

The foundation stone for the new plant tissue culture lab for the Department of Botany of the Faculty of Science, University of Kelaniya was laid at the Gampaha Henerathgoda Botanical garden on 29th of September, 2014.  The laying of the foundation stone took place at the auspicious time 10:31 and the following dignitaries were present at this event: Honorable Minister Basil Rajapaksa, the Minister of Economic Development; Prof. Sunanda Maddumabandara, The Vice Chancellor of the Univeristy of Kelaniya; Mr. J.J. Ratnasiri, the Divisional Secretary of Gampaha & DrCyril Wijesundara, the Director General of the Department of National Botanical Gardens. This project funded by the Ministry of Economic Development is to be completed within the time span of one and a half months.

 

Last Updated on Tuesday, 30 September 2014 03:16

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Prasada Sambhavana: The Ceremonial Felicitation of the Distinguished Alumni of the University of Kelaniya

September 15th, 2014

The Ceremonial Felicitation of the Distinguished Alumni of the University of Kelaniya was held on 13th of September, 2014 at the Dharmaloka Convocation Hall, University of Kelaniya . 75 members of the alumni who hold prestigious positions in the Government sector were felicitated at this event. The event was held under the patronage of Hon. Lalith Weeratunga, the Secretary to the President. Ven. Welamitiyawe Dharmakeerti Sri Kusaladhamma Nayaka Thera- Colombo Halawatha Dedisawe Sanganayake/the Honourable Chancellor of the University of Kelaniya, Prof. Sunanda Maddumabandara- the Vice Chancellor of the University of Kelaniya, Dr. Sunil Jayantha Nawarathna- the Secretary to the Ministry of Higher Education, and Prof. Kshanika Hirimburegam-the Chairperson of the University Grants Commission also graced this occasion.

 

Last Updated on Thursday, 25 September 2014 06:42

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Donation of equipment to University Neonatal Unit in Colombo North Teaching Hospital (CNTH)

 

Since the establishment of the Fetal Medicine clinic at the Obstetrics & Gynaecology Professorial Unit of the Teaching Hospital Ragama, the clinic has had numerous referrals from different parts of the country with regard to various congenital anomalies in fetuses, requiring precise neonatal care.In order to provide optimum care for these neonates for a better outcome, the staff of the Fetal Medicine clinic and the Neonatal Unit made a request to the First Lady Her Excellency Shiranthi Wickramasinghe Rajapakse, to provide necessary equipment to the professorial neonatal unit through a donation provided by His Excellency Abdul Hamid Abdul Fattah K. Al Mulla, the Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates. The equipment was officially handed over at a ceremony held on 25thAugust 2014 at the Colombo North Teaching Hospital Ragama.

 
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Free Books Distribution to Students

University of Kelaniya, Students of the Department of Sinhala, were obtained “Wiragaya” on 27th August 2014. This Programme conducted by the Instructions of Prof. Sunanda Madduma Bandara, the Vice Chancellor of the University of  Kelaniya.

 

Last Updated on Thursday, 28 August 2014 04:58

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Handing over the Sponsorship

The Vice Chancellor of University of Kelaniya Prof. Sunanda Madduma Bandara handing over the Sponsorship to Kaushalya Karunaratne (Final year student of Sports Science) who will represent Sri Lanka at the International Judo Championships to be held in Bangkok, Thailand on 29th Kaushalya is Current National Champion in 52 kg category. Prof. S.R.D. Kalingamudali, Chairman Sports Advisory Board, Prof. Upali Hettiarachchi and Mr. G.G.U. Saman Kumara, Actg. Director of Physical Education also present at the movement.

 
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Visit of the Mr.Kim Bongjoo, International Programme Officer of the Kyungsung University of Korean

Mr.Kim Bongjoo, International Programme Officer of the Kyungsung University of Korean visited University of Kelaniya on 25th of August 2014. He discussed with the Vice Chancellor of the University of Kelaniya, Prof. Sunanda Madduma Bandara. Prof. A.H.M.H. Abeyarathne, Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences, Prof. Lakshman Senevirathne, Dean of the Faculty of Humanities and the Prof.Anura Manathunga, the Director of the Centre for Asian Studies, were present on this occasion.

 

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 August 2014 07:00

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