International research training event on ‘Tackling climate change as an underlying disaster risk driver’ at the University of Huddersfield-UK, funded by ERASMUS+

The Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction (CCA-DRR) programme coordinated by the Global Disaster Resilience Centre (GRDC), University of Huddersfield-UK has organized a training and networking event to establish a research roadmap on ‘Tackling climate change as an underlying disaster risk driver’, collaborating with eight Sri Lankan universities. The event is held from 26 th June to 7 th July 2023 in the UK and three academics from the University of Moratuwa, Prof. Indrika Rajapaksha and Ms.

Visit from RUDN University's Institute of Environmental Engineering Strengthens Collaboration with University of Moratuwa

On June 13, 2023, the University of Moratuwa welcomed Dr. Anna Popkova, Deputy Director for International Affairs at the Institute of Environmental Engineering of in Russia. Dr. Popkova's visit will be a significant milestone in strengthening the partnership between the two institutions.

Mr. D.L. Dishan Jayantha Appointed as New Registrar of UoM

Mr. D.L. Dishan Jayantha assumed duties as the new Registrar of the University of Moratuwa, on May 15th, 2023.  Mr. Jayantha obtained his first degree, specializing in Marketing Management from the University of Sri Jayewardenepura. He holds an MBA from the prestigious Postgraduate Institute of Management (PIM), affiliated to the University of Sri Jayawardenepura, further solidifying his knowledge and skills in the field of management.

Inauguration Ceremony of MSc in Energy for Circular Economy

Inauguration Ceremony held on 30th March 2023 at BMICH marked the commencement of the first intake of MSc in Energy for Circular Economy, the joint program offered by four universities; Open University of Sri Lanka, University of Peradeniya, University of Ruhuna, and University of Moratuwa, in collaboration with KTH Sweden, Centrale Supelec, France and University of Twente, Netherlands. The program is the main outcome of Erasmus+ Capacity Building project EUSL Energy.

“Breaking barriers for women entering the STEM Workforce: Navigating Challenges and Opportunities" conducted by UN Women Sri Lanka and EU for UOM students

Advocacy campaign on "Breaking Barriers for Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM): Entering the STEM Workforce: Navigating Challenges and Opportunities, collaboratively organized by the United Nations entity of Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Woman) and the European Union (EU) in Sri Lanka.

Visit of Delegates from the Lahore University of Management Sciences, Pakistan (LUMS)

Ms. Zainab Masood, Manager - Global Engagement, Office of International Affairs and Ms. Haneen Rafi, Deputy Manager, Office of Advancement, Lahore University of Management Sciences, Pakistan (LUMS) visited the University of Moratuwa (UoM) on 27th February 2023 and met with Prof. S.W.S.B. Dasanayaka, Dean of the Faculty of Business, Prof. W.D.G. Lanarolle, Director, International Relations and Ms. Y.S. Karunarathne, Assistant Registrar, External Affairs, Publicity and International Student Promotion Division.

The University of Moratuwa Convocation for External Degrees – 2022 Bachelor of Information Technology (BIT) External Degree

The 08th convocation for the graduates of the Bachelor of Information Technology – External (BIT) programme  will be held on Monday, 30th January 2023 from 2.00 p.m. onwards at the Rubert Peiris Building of the University of Moratuwa.

The Chancellor of the University, Vidya Jyothi Professor Emeritus K.K.Y.W. Perera, will preside the Ceremony where 90 graduands will be conferred degrees.