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CELEBRATING THE CENTENARY YEAR OF HUMANITIES & SOCIAL SCIENCES EDUCATION IN SRI LANKA - Logo & Website Launching


University education in humanities and social sciences in Sri Lanka will be reaching the 100th year in 2021. University education in the Social Sciences and Humanities in Sri Lanka started in 1921 with the establishment of the Ceylon University College in January that same year.

Accordingly, the Standing Committee on Humanities and Social Sciences recommended to organize a program celebrating the centenary year of Humanities and Social Sciences education in Sri Lanka, and to mark the Centenary Year of University Education in Sri Lanka: 1921 – 2021 the Website and Logo of the same launched on 06.12.2021, which was graced by Hon. Minister of Education Dinesh Gunawardena at the UGC Auditorium.

Prof. K Kapila C K Perera, Secretary Ministry of Education, Senior Prof. Sampath Amaratunge Chairman / UGC, Senior Prof. Chandana P. Udawatte, ViceChairman/UGC, Senior Prof. Premakumara de Silva, Commission Member, Chairman Standing Committee on Humanities & Social Sciences, Other Commission members, Vice-chancellors, Deans of Faculties of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences and Secretary / UGC were present at the occasion.

 

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