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An academic degree is a qualification awarded to students upon successful completion of a course of study in higher education, normally at a college or university.
An academic senate is a governing body in some universities and colleges, and is typically the supreme academic authority for the institution.
Sir Andrew Caldecott (26 October 1884 – 14 July 1951) was a British colonial administrator.
Animal Science (also Animal Bioscience) is described as "studying the biology of animals that are under the control of humankind." It can also be described as the production and management of farm animals.
Anthropology is the study of humans and human behaviour and societies in the past and present.
Archaeology, or archeology, is the study of humanactivity through the recovery and analysis of material culture.
Aruppola is a suburb of Kandy, Sri Lanka.
The Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), founded in 1959, is an international institution for higher education in Khlong Luang, Thailand.
The Asian Tribune is an online newspaper that provides news and editorial on the current affairs of Asia, with a special emphasis on South Asia but mostly concentrates its news on the current Civil conflict in Sri Lanka.
Associate professor (frequently capitalized as Associate Professor) is an academic title that can have different meanings.
Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball.
The Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) was established in 1913, and has over 500 member institutions in over 50 countries across the Commonwealth.
The International Balzan Prize Foundation awards four annual monetary prizes to people or organizations who have made outstanding achievements in the fields of humanities, natural sciences, culture, as well as for endeavours for peace and the brotherhood of man.
Bangladesh (বাংলাদেশ, lit. "The country of Bengal"), officially the People's Republic of Bangladesh (গণপ্রজাতন্ত্রী বাংলাদেশ), is a country in South Asia.
Bates College (Bates; officially the President and Trustees of Bates College) is a private liberal arts college in Lewiston, Maine.
Bowdoin College is a private liberal arts college located in Brunswick, Maine.
Ceylon (Sinhala: බ්රිතාන්ය ලංකාව, Brithānya Laṃkāva; Tamil: பிரித்தானிய இலங்கை, Birithaniya Ilangai) was a British Crown colony between 1815 and 1948.
Burgher people, also known simply as Burghers, are a small Eurasian ethnic group in Sri Lanka descended from Portuguese, Dutch, British and other European men who settled in Sri Lanka and developed relationships with native Sri Lankan women.
Emeritus Professor C.L.V Jayathilake, FIESL, JP is a Sri Lankan engineer and academic.
Christopher William Wijekoon Kannangara (Sinhalav g mtg fකන්නන්ගර; 13 October 1884 – 23 September 1969) was a Sri Lankan lawyer and politician.
California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States.
Carleton College is a private liberal arts college founded in 1866 located in Northfield, Minnesota, about 40 miles south of the Twin Cities of Minneapolis–Saint Paul.
Carnegie Mellon University (commonly known as CMU) is a private research university in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
The Central Province (මධ්යම පළාත Madhyama Palata, மத்திய மாகாணம் Madhiya Maakaanam) is one of the nine provinces of Sri Lanka, the first level administrative division of the country.
The Ceylon Civil Service, popularly known by its acronym CCS, was the premier civil service of the Government of Ceylon under British colonial rule and in the immediate post-independence period.
The Ceylon Journal of Science is an open access peer-reviewed scientific journal established in 1924 by the Government of Ceylon.
Ceylon Medical College was a public medical school in Ceylon.
Ceylon University College was a public university college in Ceylon.
A chancellor is a leader of a college or university, usually either the executive or ceremonial head of the university or of a university campus within a university system.
The title chief of staff (or head of staff) identifies the leader of a complex organization, institution, or body of persons and it also may identify a principal staff officer (PSO), who is the coordinator of the supporting staff or a primary aide-de-camp to an important individual, such as a president or a senior military officer.
Colby College is a private liberal arts college in Waterville, Maine.
The College of the Holy Cross or better known simply as Holy Cross is a private, undergraduate, Roman Catholic, Jesuit liberal arts college located in Worcester, Massachusetts, United States.
Colombo (translit,; translit) is the commercial capital and largest city of Sri Lanka.
Cornell University is a private and statutory Ivy League research university located in Ithaca, New York.
A crest is a component of a heraldic display, consisting of the device borne on top of the helm.
Cricket is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of eleven players each on a cricket field, at the centre of which is a rectangular pitch with a target at each end called the wicket (a set of three wooden stumps upon which two bails sit).
David Buell Sabapathy Jeyaraj (born May 21, 1954; commonly known as D. B. S. Jeyaraj) is a Tamil Canadian freelance journalist of Sri Lankan origin.
In law and government, de facto (or;, "in fact") describes practices that exist in reality, even if not legally recognised by official laws.
In academic administrations such as colleges or universities, a dean is the person with significant authority over a specific academic unit, or over a specific area of concern, or both.
Deshamanya (translit; translit; Pride of the Nation) is the second-highest national honour of Sri Lanka awarded by the Government of Sri Lanka as a civil honour.
A dictionary, sometimes known as a wordbook, is a collection of words in one or more specific languages, often arranged alphabetically (or by radical and stroke for ideographic languages), which may include information on definitions, usage, etymologies, pronunciations, translation, etc.
A diplomat is a person appointed by a state to conduct diplomacy with one or more other states or international organizations.
Doctor is an academic title that originates from the Latin word of the same spelling and meaning.
A Doctor of Philosophy (PhD or Ph.D.; Latin Philosophiae doctor) is the highest academic degree awarded by universities in most countries.
Dongguk University (Korean: 동국대학교, Hanja: 東國大學校) is a private, coeducational university in South Korea, based on Buddhism.
Vidya Jyothi E.O. Eustace Pereira (September 13, 1907 – 1988) was a Sri Lankan Engineer and Academic.
Ediriweera Sarachchandra (Sinhala: මහාචාර්ය එදිරිවීර සරච්චන්ද්ර) (3 June 1914 – 16 August 1996) was a Sri Lankan playwright, novelist, poet, literary critic, essayist and social commentator.
Education in Sri Lanka has a long history that dates back two millennia.
Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary; born 21 April 1926) is Queen of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms.
Elle is a very popular Sri Lankan bat-and-ball game, often played in rural villages and urban areas.involves a hitter, a pitcher and fielders.
Emeritus, in its current usage, is an adjective used to designate a retired professor, pastor, bishop, pope, director, president, prime minister, or other person.
English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now a global lingua franca.
Epigraphy (ἐπιγραφή, "inscription") is the study of inscriptions or epigraphs as writing; it is the science of identifying graphemes, clarifying their meanings, classifying their uses according to dates and cultural contexts, and drawing conclusions about the writing and the writers.
A faculty is a division within a university or college comprising one subject area, or a number of related subject areas.
Faculty of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya is one of the eight faculties of University of Peradeniya and the oldest agriculture faculty in Sri Lanka.
Faculty of Management, University of Peradeniya is one of the nine faculties of University of Peradeniya and started in 2015.
Faculty of Arts, University of Peradeniya is the largest single faculty in the entire university system of Sri Lanka.
Faculty of Dental Sciences, University of Peradeniya is one of the eight faculties of University of Peradeniya and the only institution that trains dental surgeons in Sri Lanka.
The Faculty of Engineering, University of Peradeniya is one of the eight academic faculties at the university.
Faculty of Medicine is one of the nine faculties in University of Peradeniya.
Faculty of Science is one of the eight faculties in University of Peradeniya.
Edmund Frederick Lorensz "Fred" de Silva, (1912 – 1993) MBE was a Sri Lankan lawyer and politician.
Free education is education funded through taxation or charitable organizations rather than tuition funding.
Gal Bangalawa (Stone Bungalow) is a guest house owned and operated by the University of Peradeniya, situated at Mahakande, Peradeniya suburb of Kandy.
Galaha (ගලහා,கலஹா) is a small town located in the central Sri Lanka.
Sembuge Gamini Shelton Fonseka (Sinhala:සෙම්බුගේ ගාමිනි ශෙල්ටන් ෆොන්සේකා) (born 21 March 1936, died 30 September 2004) was a Sri Lankan film actor, film director and politician.
Gananath Obeyesekere is Emeritus Professor of Anthropology at Princeton University and has done much work in his home country of Sri Lanka.
George VI (Albert Frederick Arthur George; 14 December 1895 – 6 February 1952) was King of the United Kingdom and the Dominions of the British Commonwealth from 11 December 1936 until his death in 1952.
Gold, also called golden, is a color.
The government of Japan is a constitutional monarchy in which the power of the Emperor is limited and is relegated primarily to ceremonial duties.
The Government of the Kingdom of Sweden (Konungariket Sveriges regering) is the national cabinet and the supreme executive authority in Sweden.
A governor is, in most cases, a public official with the power to govern the executive branch of a non-sovereign or sub-national level of government, ranking under the head of state.
Grinnell College is a private, nonsectarian, coeducational, liberal arts college in Grinnell, Iowa.
Gunadasa Amarasekera (born 1929) is a prominent Sinhala writer, poet, and essayist from Sri Lanka.
Gunapala Piyasena Malalasekera, OBE, JP (8 November 1899 – 23 April 1973) was a Sri Lankan academic, scholar and diplomat best known for his Malalasekara English-Sinhala Dictionary.
Henry Alfred Ian Goonetilleke (known as H. A. I. Goonetileke) was a director of the University of Peradeniya library, the first chairman of the Gratiaen Trust and an eminent scholar in Sri Lanka.
The Hanthana Mountain Range lies in central Sri Lanka, south-west of the city of Kandy.
Hanthane Kathawa (Sinhalese language word means "Story of Hanthana") is a 1969 film based on a love story of university students of Sri Lanka.
Professor Harishchandra Abeygunawardena is a former Vice-Chancellor of University of Peradeniya.
Harvard University is a private Ivy League research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
The Hawaiian Islands (Mokupuni o Hawai‘i) are an archipelago of eight major islands, several atolls, numerous smaller islets, and seamounts in the North Pacific Ocean, extending some from the island of Hawaiokinai in the south to northernmost Kure Atoll.
The hectare (SI symbol: ha) is an SI accepted metric system unit of area equal to a square with 100 meter sides, or 10,000 m2, and is primarily used in the measurement of land.
Sir Henry Monck-Mason Moore (18 March 1887 – 26 March 1964) was British Governor of Sierra Leone, Kenya and Ceylon.
Herwald Ramsbotham, 1st Viscount Soulbury (6 March 1887 – 30 January 1971) was a British Conservative politician.
Hockey is a sport in which two teams play against each other by trying to maneuver a ball or a puck into the opponent's goal using a hockey stick.
, or, is a Japanese national university in Sapporo, Hokkaido.
Sir Hugh Charles Clifford, (5 March 1866 – 18 December 1941) was a British colonial administrator.
Indian Tamils of Sri Lanka are Tamil people of Indian origin in Sri Lanka.
Foreign students are those who travel to a country different from their own for the purpose of tertiary study.
Iowa is a U.S. state in the Midwestern United States, bordered by the Mississippi River to the east and the Missouri and Big Sioux rivers to the west.
Ithaca is a city in the Finger Lakes region of New York.
Sir William Ivor Jennings, KBE, QC, FBA (Sinhala:ශ්රිමත් අයිවර් ජෙන්නින්ග්ස්) (16 May 1903 – 19 December 1965) was a British lawyer and academic.
Deshamanya Jayaratna Banda Dissanayake (born 16 April 1937) is an Emeritus Professor and one of the leading authorities of the Sinhala Language.
Junius Richard Jayewardene (ජුනියස් රිචඩ් ජයවර්ධන,ஜூனியஸ் ரிச்சட் ஜயவர்தனா; 17 September 1906 – 1 November 1996), commonly abbreviated in Sri Lanka as J. R., was the leader of Sri Lanka from 1977 to 1989, serving as Prime Minister from 1977 to 1978 and as the second President of Sri Lanka from 1978 till 1989.
Captain James Cook (7 November 1728Old style date: 27 October14 February 1779) was a British explorer, navigator, cartographer, and captain in the Royal Navy.
Sir James Peiris (1856 – 1930) was a prominent leader in the Sri Lankan independence movement, the first elected Vice-President of the Legislative Council of Ceylon and the first native Governor of Ceylon (Acting).
Major General Janaka Perera, RWP, RSP, VSV, USP, VSP, rcds, psc, CR (1 February 1946 – 6 October 2008) was a Sri Lankan General and politician.
Jayantha Dhanapala (born 30 December 1938) is a Sri Lankan diplomat who serves as member of the Board of Sponsors of The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists and was a governing board member of the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute.
Kandy (මහනුවර Mahanuwara, pronounced; கண்டி, pronounced) is a major city in Sri Lanka located in the Central Province.
Professor Kapila G. A. Gunasekara is a Sri Lankan academic.
Kusuma Karunaratne nee Ediriweera Jayasooriya (born November 21, 1940) is a Sri Lankan academic, university administrator, Professor and scholar of Sinhalese language and literature.
Lokusatu Heva Sumanadasa, was a pilot, engineer, educator, Vice Chancellor of the University of Ceylon and founder of the University of Moratuwa.
Sri Lankabhimanya Lakshman Kadirgamar, PC (லக்ஷமன் கதிர்காமர்; ලක්ශමන් කදිර්ගාමර්, 12 April 1932 – 12 August 2005) was a Sri Lankan Tamil lawyer and statesmen.
Lecturer is an academic rank within many universities, though the meaning of the term varies somewhat from country to country.
Ranaweera Appuhamilage Leslie Herbert Gunawardana (17 August 1938 – 16 November 2010) was a Sri Lankan historian, academic, politician and government minister.
Lincoln University (Māori: Te Whare Wanaka o Aoraki) is a New Zealand university that was formed in 1990 when Lincoln College, Canterbury was made independent of the University of Canterbury.
This is a list of essayists—people notable for their essay-writing.
This is a list of higher education institutions in Sri Lanka.
Lund University (Lunds universitet) is a public university, consistently ranking among the world's top 100 universities.
Mapatunage James "M.
Macalester College is a private, coeducational liberal arts college located in Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States.
The Mahaweli River (මහවැලි ගඟ, literally "Great Sandy River"; மகாவலி ஆறு), is a long river, ranking as the longest river in Sri Lanka.
Maine is a U.S. state in the New England region of the northeastern United States.
Major general (abbreviated MG, Maj. Gen. and similar) is a military rank used in many countries.
Malaysia is a federal constitutional monarchy in Southeast Asia.
Joseph Sriyal Malik Peiris (裴偉士), (ඡීරිස්), (பீறிஸ்), FRS, Légion d'Honneur, was born on 10 November 1949, in Sri Lanka.
Marche Polytechnic University (Italian Università Politecnica delle Marche) is a public university in Ancona, Italy.
Sir Hilarian Marcus Fernando, FRCP (1864–1936) was a pre-independence Ceylonese statesmen, physician and banker.
Maroon is a dark brownish red color that takes its name from the French word marron, or chestnut.
Marshall David Sahlins (born December 27, 1930) is an American anthropologist best known for his ethnographic work in the Pacific and for his contributions to anthropological theory.
A memorandum of understanding (MoU) is a type of agreement between two (bilateral) or more (multilateral) parties.
Microforms are scaled-down reproductions of documents, typically either films or paper, made for the purposes of transmission, storage, reading, and printing.
The Ministry Of Education (also known as the Education Ministry) (Sinhala: අධ්යාපන අමාත්යාංශය Adhyapana Amathyanshaya) is a ministry of the Government of Sri Lanka that directs the formulation and implementation of policies related to primary and secondary education in Sri Lanka.
Minnesota is a state in the Upper Midwest and northern regions of the United States.
The terms Muslim world and Islamic world commonly refer to the unified Islamic community (Ummah), consisting of all those who adhere to the religion of Islam, or to societies where Islam is practiced.
Nanda Malini (Sinhala:නන්දා මාලනී) (born 23 August 1943) is a Sri Lankan singer.
National Formosa University (NFU) is a technical university in Huwei District, Yunlin County, Taiwan.
The National Polytechnic Institute of Lorraine (l'Institut National Polytechnique de Lorraine, or INPL), based in Nancy, is a French university system.
The National Polytechnic Institutes (Instituts Nationaux Polytechniques or INPs) in France are three consortiums of grandes écoles that offer engineering degrees.
The National University of Singapore (NUS) is an autonomous research university in Singapore.
Neelakandan Tiruchelvam (நீலகண்டன் திருச்செல்வம்; 31 January 1944 – 29 July 1999) was a Sri Lankan Tamil lawyer, academic, politician and Member of Parliament.
New York is a state in the northeastern United States.
Sir Nicholas Attygalle (14 July 1894 – 27 March 1970) was a Ceylonese academic, surgeon and a Senator.
is a national university in Niigata, Niigata Prefecture, Japan.
North Central Province (උතුරු මැද පළාත Uturumeda Palata, வட மத்திய மாகாணம் Wada Maththiya Maakaanam) is a province of Sri Lanka.
North South University (নর্থ সাউথ বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়, also known as NSU) is the second non-government university of Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Sir Oliver Ernest Goonetilleke (Sinhala:ශ්රිමත් ඔලිවර් ගුණතිලක) (20 October 1892 – 17 December 1978) was a civil servant, diplomat and politician.
(OPU), also abbreviated to, is one of the largest public universities in Japan.
An academic discipline or field of study is a branch of knowledge that is taught and researched as part of higher education.
The Newman Society: Oxford University Catholic Society (est. 1878; current form 2012) is Oxford University's oldest Roman Catholic organisation, a student society named as a tribute to Cardinal Newman, who agreed to lend his name to a group formed seventeen years before the English hierarchy formally permitted Catholics to attend the university.
Palm-leaf manuscripts are manuscripts made out of dried palm leaves.
Sir Leslie Patrick Abercrombie (6 June 1879 – 23 March 1957) was an English town planner.
Pennsylvania (Pennsylvania German: Pennsylvaani or Pennsilfaani), officially the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, is a state located in the northeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States.
Peradeniya (Sinhala:පේරාදෙණිය IAST pēradeniya) is a suburb of the city of Kandy, about 50,000 inhabitants in Sri Lanka.
A poet is a person who creates poetry.
A politician is a person active in party politics, or a person holding or seeking office in government.
The politics of Egypt is based on republicanism, with a semi-presidential system of government, established following the Egyptian Revolution of 2011, and the resignation of President Hosni Mubarak.
Ponnambalam Arunachalam (translit; 14 September 1853 – 9 January 1924) was a Ceylon Tamil civil servant and a member of the Executive Council of Ceylon and Legislative Council of Ceylon.
Postgraduate education, or graduate education in North America, involves learning and studying for academic or professional degrees, academic or professional certificates, academic or professional diplomas, or other qualifications for which a first or bachelor's degree generally is required, and it is normally considered to be part of higher education.
The President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka (ශ්රී ලංකා ජනාධිපති Śrī Laṃkā Janādhipathi; இலங்கை சனாதிபதி Ilankai janātipati) is the executive head of state and head of government of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka and commander-in-chief of the Sri Lankan Armed Forces.
Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (born Prince Philip of Greece and Denmark, 10 June 1921) is the husband and consort of Queen Elizabeth II.
Princeton University is a private Ivy League research university in Princeton, New Jersey.
Professor (commonly abbreviated as Prof.) is an academic rank at universities and other post-secondary education and research institutions in most countries.
A public university is a university that is predominantly funded by public means through a national or subnational government, as opposed to private universities.
Deshamanya R. K. W. Goonesekera, PC (born May 8, 1928) is a Sri Lankan lawyer and academic.
Ragging is the term used for the so-called "initiation ritual" practiced in higher education institutions in South Asian countries, including India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.
Rajamangala University of Technology (Thai มหาวิทยาลัยเทคโนโลยีราชมงคล), (RMUT), is a system of nine universities in Thailand providing undergraduate and graduate level of education.
ResearchGate is a social networking site for scientists and researchers to share papers, ask and answer questions, and find collaborators.
Rotaract originally began as a Rotary International youth program in 1968 at in Charlotte, North Carolina, United States, and has grown into a major Rotary-sponsored organization of over 9,522 clubs spread around the world and 291,006 members.
The Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland (RAI) is a long-established anthropological organisation, with a global membership.
Royal Botanic Gardens, Peradeniya are about 5.5 km to the west of the city of Kandy in the Central Province of Sri Lanka.
Rugby football refers to the team sports rugby league and rugby union.
Prof. S. B. S. Abayakoon is the former Vice-Chancellor of University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.
S.J. Walpita, CCS (- June 2, 2007) was a Sri Lankan civil servant and Diplomat.
; abbreviated as or, is a national university in Saga, Saga Prefecture, Japan.
Sanskrit is the primary liturgical language of Hinduism; a philosophical language of Hinduism, Sikhism, Buddhism and Jainism; and a former literary language and lingua franca for the educated of ancient and medieval India.
The scholarly method or scholarship is the body of principles and practices used by scholars to make their claims about the world as valid and trustworthy as possible, and to make them known to the scholarly public.
Senarath Paranavitana (Sinhala:සෙනරත් පරණවිතාන) (26 December 1896 – 4 October 1972) was a pioneering archeologist and epigraphist of Sri Lanka.
Senaka Bibile (Sinhala:සේනක බිබිලේ) (13 February 1920 – 29 September 1977) was a Sri Lankan pharmacologist.
Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) is a viral respiratory disease of zoonotic origin caused by the SARS coronavirus (SARS-CoV).
Singapore, officially the Republic of Singapore, is a sovereign city-state and island country in Southeast Asia.
Sinhalese, known natively as Sinhala (සිංහල; siṁhala), is the native language of the Sinhalese people, who make up the largest ethnic group in Sri Lanka, numbering about 16 million.
The Sinhalese (Sinhala: සිංහල ජාතිය Sinhala Jathiya, also known as Hela) are an Indo-Aryan-speaking ethnic group native to the island of Sri Lanka.
Sir is an honorific address used in a number of situations in many anglophone cultures.
Siri Gunasinghe (Sinhala: Siri Gunasingha; 18 February 1925 -25 May 2017) was a Sri Lankan academic, Sanskritist, art historian, author and film maker.
Social anthropology or anthroposociology is the dominant constituent of anthropology throughout the United Kingdom and Commonwealth and much of Europe (France in particular), where it is distinguished from cultural anthropology.
South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea (대한민국; Hanja: 大韓民國; Daehan Minguk,; lit. "The Great Country of the Han People"), is a country in East Asia, constituting the southern part of the Korean Peninsula and lying east to the Asian mainland.
Sri Lanka (Sinhala: ශ්රී ලංකා; Tamil: இலங்கை Ilaṅkai), officially the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, is an island country in South Asia, located in the Indian Ocean to the southwest of the Bay of Bengal and to the southeast of the Arabian Sea.
The Sri Lankan Army (Śrī Laṃkā yuddha hamudāva; Ilankai iraṇuvam) is the oldest and largest of the Sri Lanka Armed Forces and is the nation's army.
The Sri Lanka National Pharmaceuticals Policy was established in the 1970s following the submission of a report by Dr S.A. Wickremasinghe and Prof.
Sri Lankabhimanya (translit; translit; The Pride of Sri Lanka) is the highest national honour of Sri Lanka awarded by the President of Sri Lanka on behalf of the Government.
Sri Lankan Moors (translit; translit formerly Ceylon Moors; colloquially referred to as Muslims or Moors) are an ethnic minority group in Sri Lanka, comprising 9.3% of the country's total population.
The rupee (රුපියල්, ரூபாய்) (signs: රු, ரூ, Rs; code: LKR) is the currency of Sri Lanka, divided into 100 cents.
Sri Lankan Tamils (also) or Ceylon Tamils, also known as Eelam Tamils in Tamil, are members of the Tamil ethnic group native to the South Asian island state of Sri Lanka.
Stanley Jeyaraja Tambiah (16 January 1929 – 19 January 2014) was a social anthropologist and Esther and Sidney Rabb Professor (Emeritus) of Anthropology at Harvard University.
A student society, student association, university society or student organization is a society or an organization, operated by students at a university or a college institution, whose membership typically consists only of students or alumni.
A suburb is a mixed-use or residential area, existing either as part of a city or urban area or as a separate residential community within commuting distance of a city.
Swarthmore College is a private liberal arts college located in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania, southwest of Philadelphia.
The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Styrelsen för Internationellt Utvecklingssamarbete, Sida) is a government agency of the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs.
Taiwan, officially the Republic of China (ROC), is a state in East Asia.
Tamil (தமிழ்) is a Dravidian language predominantly spoken by the Tamil people of India and Sri Lanka, and by the Tamil diaspora, Sri Lankan Moors, Burghers, Douglas, and Chindians.
Telemedicine is the use of telecommunication and information technology to provide clinical health care from a distance.
Tennis is a racket sport that can be played individually against a single opponent (singles) or between two teams of two players each (doubles).
Thailand, officially the Kingdom of Thailand and formerly known as Siam, is a unitary state at the center of the Southeast Asian Indochinese peninsula composed of 76 provinces.
The prefix The Honourable or The Honorable (abbreviated to The Hon., Hon. or formerly The Hon'ble—the latter term is still used in South Asia) is a style that is used before the names of certain classes of people.
The Law and Society Trust is a non-profit making body in Sri Lanka that was set up in Colombo in 1982.
The Nation is the oldest continuously published weekly magazine in the United States, and the most widely read weekly journal of progressive political and cultural news, opinion, and analysis.
The Sunday Times is the largest-selling British national newspaper in the "quality press" market category.
The Times is a British daily (Monday to Saturday) national newspaper based in London, England.
Theodore Braybrooke Panabokke (11 May 1909 – 1989) was Sri Lankan politician, lawyer and diplomat.
Track and field is a sport which includes athletic contests established on the skills of running, jumping, and throwing.
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is the United Nations' global development network.
The (UNU), established in 1973, is the academic and research arm of the United Nations.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
A university council may be the executive body of a university's governance system, an advisory body to the university president, or something in between in authority.
A university court is an administrative body of a university in the United Kingdom.
The University for Foreigners Perugia (Università per Stranieri di Perugia), established in 1921, is the oldest university oriented towards study by foreign students for the Italian language and culture.
The University Grants Commission (UGC) is the body responsible for funding most of the State Universities in Sri Lanka, and operates within the frame work of the Universities Act No.
The University of Aberdeen is a public research university in Aberdeen, Scotland.
The University of California (UC) is a public university system in the US state of California.
The University of California, Davis Arboretum (UC Davis Arboretum) is an approximately arboretum along the banks of the old north channel of Putah Creek on the south side of the University of California, Davis campus in Davis, California, in the United States.
The University of Ceylon was the only university in Sri Lanka (earlier Ceylon) from 1942 until 1972.
The University of Colombo (කොළඹ විශ්වවිද්යාලය Kolomba Vishvavidyalaya, கொழும்புப் பல்கலைக்கழகம்) (informally Colombo University or UoC) is a public research university located primarily in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
The University of Göttingen (Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, GAU, known informally as Georgia Augusta) is a public research university in the city of Göttingen, Germany.
The University of Guelph (U of G) is a comprehensive public research university in Guelph, Ontario, Canada.
The University of Jaffna (translit; යාපනය විශ්වවිද්යාලය, Yāpanaya Viśvavidyālaya; abbreviated UoJ) is a public university in the city of Jaffna in Sri Lanka.
The University of Kelaniya (කැළණිය විශ්වවිද්යාලය, களனி பல்கலைக்கழகம்) is a state university of Sri Lanka.
The University of Limerick (UL) (Ollscoil Luimnigh) is a university in Limerick, Ireland.
The University of Moratuwa (also referred as Moratuwa University) (මොරටුව විශ්වවිද්යාලය Moratuwa Vishvavidyalaya, மொறட்டுவைப் பல்கலைக்கழகம்), located on the bank of the Bolgoda Lake in Katubedda, Moratuwa is the most sought after technological university in Sri Lanka.
The University of Naples Federico II (Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II) is a university located in Naples, Italy.
The University of North Dakota (also known as UND or North Dakota) is a public research university in Grand Forks, North Dakota.
The University of Ottawa (uOttawa or U of O) (Université d'Ottawa) is a bilingual public research university in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
The University of Pennsylvania (commonly known as Penn or UPenn) is a private Ivy League research university located in University City section of West Philadelphia.
The University of Peradeniya library is a centrally administered network of libraries in the University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.
Universiti Sains Malaysia (acronym: USM) is a government funded Autonomous university in Malaysia.
The University of Sri Jayewardenepura (also referred as Jayewardenepura University or USJP) (ශ්රී ජයවර්ධනපුර විශ්වවිද්යාලය, ஸ்ரீ ஜயவர்தனபுர பல்கலைக்கழகம்) is a university in Sri Lanka.
Veterinary medicine is the branch of medicine that deals with the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disease, disorder and injury in non-human animals.
Deshamanya Justice Victor Tennekoon QC (9 September 1914 – April 1990) was a leading Sri Lankan academic, judge and jurist.
Sri Lankabhimanya Wannakuwatta Waduge Don Albert Perera(වන්නකුවත්ත වඩුගේ දොන් ඇල්බට් පෙරෙරා; 5 December 1927 – 3 November 2016) better known by his adopted name Amaradeva, was a prominent Sri Lankan vocalist, violinist and composer.
Wijesinghe Jayaweera Mudiyanselage Lokubandara (Sinhala:විජෙසිංහ ජයවීර මුදියන්සේලාගේ ලොකුබණඩාර, Tamil:விஜேசிங்க ஜயவீர முதியன்சேலாகே லொக்குபண்டார), commonly known as W. J. M. Lokubandara, is a Sri Lankan politician who was Speaker of the Parliament of Sri Lanka from 2004 to 2010 and Governor of Sabaragamuwa Province from 2010 to 2015.
Whittier College is a private liberal arts college in Whittier, California, United States.
William Gopallawa, MBE (Sinhala: විලියම් ගොපල්ලව, வில்லியம் கோபள்ளவா) (17 September 1896 – 31 January 1981) was the last Governor-General of Ceylon from 1962 to 1972 and became the first (non-executive) President of Sri Lanka when Ceylon declared itself a republic in 1972 and changed its name to Sri Lanka.
Worcester is a city in Worcestershire, England, southwest of Birmingham, west-northwest of London, north of Gloucester and northeast of Hereford.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
A writer is a person who uses written words in various styles and techniques to communicate their ideas.
is a national university located in the Japanese cities of Yamagata, Yonezawa, and Tsuruoka in Yamagata Prefecture.
Yonsei University is a private research university in Seoul, South Korea.
1,000,000,000 (one billion, short scale; one thousand million or milliard, yard, long scale) is the natural number following 999,999,999 and preceding 1,000,000,001.