Saturday, 19 January 2019

The final round of “PHRONESIS MIND- 2018” Quiz Competition implemented under “STATICA- 2018” organized by the Department of Social Statistics of the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya was held on the 16th of November 2018 at the premises of the Faculty of Social Sciences. The competition was organized with the objective of reinforcing A/L students to study Business Statistics and popularizing the subject.

Around 70 students representing all the schools in the Western Province participated in the Inter- School Quiz Competition. The teams from St. Lawrence’s Convent- Colombo and Nalanda College- Colombo got selected for the final round. The team which represented the Nalanda College- Colombo won the championship of “PHRONESIS MIND- 2018”.

Undergraduate Research Symposium on Environment and Development organized by the Department of Geography of the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya for the 2nd consecutive time was held on the 03rd of December 2018 at the Auditorium of the Faculty of Social Sciences. This was organized with the objective of improving research skills of the students and thus, utilizing the knowledge discovered through research for the national development.

Senior Lecturer Ven. Dr. Pinnawala Sangasumana Thero, Department of Geography, University of Sri Jayewardenepura delivered the keynote address of the event emphasizing on seeking sustainable solutions for contemporary development issues: applied geography in local perspective.

National Research Conference on Mass Communication organized for the first time by the Department of Mass Communication of the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya was held on the 08th of December 2018 at the premises of the Faculty of Social Sciences. The conference was held with the objective of fulfilling the shortage of national research conferences on Mass Communication and improving research skills of the undergraduates. Providing assistance for the development of the country with the new knowledge gained through research was another objective of the conference.

Prof. Chandrasiri Rajapaksha delivered the keynote address of the event emphasizing on the expansion of Mass Communication as a subject with respect to language, literature and culture.

A Sangagatha Dakshinawa jointly organized by the Department of Sports Science and Physical Education of the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya and the undergraduates who follow B.A. (Special) Degree in Sports and Recreation Management was held on the 28th of November 2018 at the premises of the Department of Sports Science and Physical Education.

The ceremony was held in order to mark the new appointment of Senior Lecturer Mr. Jayantha Kalansooriya. Eight monks participated in the ceremony which was held wishing the goodwill of the department.

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