Wednesday, 19 January 2022

Finance Awards Ceremony

The “Finance Awards Ceremony” by the Department of Finance was held on the 10th of December 2021 at the University of Kelaniya.

The event mainly consisted of two sub-events which were named “Finance Interns Award Ceremony” and “3MT Competition”. As a part of this event, the “Finance Interns Award Ceremony” was conducted with the aim of appreciating and celebrating the interns who have successfully completed their internships in Finance, Insurance, and Banking. In the year 2021, Ms. Sandali Sudasinghe won the Best Intern Award (Most Outstanding Performance in Internship in Finance) and the cash prize for obtaining the highest marks at the internship.

For the 02nd consecutive time, the Department of Finance, University of Kelaniya, held " 3MT" contest initiated by Senior Lecturer Dr. Ruwani Fernando. The “3MT Contest” gives the opportunity to present their dissertation in Finance of 10,000 words in 03 minutes time duration. At the final round, each of the 07 finalists made an impassioned speech on their research and the impact it could have on society. The Panel of Judges consisted of Senior Lecturer Dr. Nisansala Wijekoon, Senior Lecturer Dr. Madhurika Nanayakkara, and Senior Lecturer Dr. Prabhashini Wijewantha. In the year 2021, Ms. Sandali Sudasinghe won the 3MT competition and 3MT People’s Choice Award. Moreover, at this event, certificates were presented to 10 students who performed well in their dissertation.

Senior Lecturer Dr. P. N. D. Fernando, Dean- Faculty of Commerce and Management Studies was the Chief Guest of the event while Mr. Thushan Amarasuriya, Chief Executive Officer- Singer Finance (Lanka) PLC participated as the Guest of Honour. Further, Prof. Ruwan Abeyesekera, Head- Department of Finance, other academic staff members, and the students of the Department of Finance graced this ceremony.





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