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Call for Papers IRCHSS – Humanities and Social Sciences Conference 2015

Fourth International Research Conference on Humanities and Social Sciences 2015 organized by Faculty of  Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura will be held on 3 December 2015 at University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka.  Theme of this year conference is “Today’s Vision, Tomorrow’s Reality: Success through Synergy”. You are invited to submit abstracts (350…


Diploma in English / Certificate Course in English

Applications are now called for the Certificate Course in English and Diploma in English conducted by the English Language Teaching Unit of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura. For further details: Certificate Course in English – Relevant Application  


J’pura Radio Channel ready to be launched

For the first time in University History, a Radio Channel is to be launched in the University of Sri Jayewardenepura, soon after the New Year vacation. This channel, which will be conducted by the Media and Aesthetic Society (MAAS), is also to be the only official radio channel of the entire university.  MAAS is now…


Professor Tissa Kariyawasam Passed Away

  Causing a great loss to both the University and to the entire nation, Prof. Tissa Kariyawasam has passed away at the age of 72, at a hospital in Colombo today (4th December 2014).  Prof. Kariyawasam, one of the forefathers of mass communication in Sri Lanka, had held many executive posts in the University of…

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