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The contestants should use live audio and video conferencing tools in the ‘Zoom’ online platform. The contestants must use a webcam or a mobile phone camera, by abiding to the following guidelines. To be in a plain (preferably white) color background with sufficient daylighting. If daylight is not sufficient, an artificial light from the front […]
Contest Rules and Regulations – Preliminaries All rounds in the competition (Preliminary, Semi-Final and Final) shall comprise only of prepared speeches. One contestant is allowed to give a prepared speech according to the following rules. 1. Eligibility The contestant should be of or above 17 years of age He/she should be an undergraduate of the […]
A dazzling era of Gavel witnessed a yet another glorious dawn, as the 4th installation of the Gavel Club of University of Colombo was held on 15th of September 2018, with all glamour and grace. By 5pm, the FGS (Faculty of Graduate Studies) Hall was brimming with excitement as all the gaveliers rallied together to celebrate the most […]
“Life is impermanent; death, inevitable.” Everyone has differing opinions about death. Some have come to terms with the fact that “everyone dies” while others still shudder with fright at the very thought. On the 29th of July, the Gaveliers from the University of Colombo gathered under the trees in front of Independence Square to discuss […]
The Gavel Club of the University of Colombo experienced what it means to be ‘dead’ last Thursday.  The 106th Gavel meeting held on 26th of October, as a joint meeting with the ‘Spectrum’ Institute, celebrated Halloween by naming the meeting “Galloween”. By 4.00p.m. , the Faculty of Arts area of the university was invaded by vampires, zombies, […]
Recently we added few new members to our WhatsApp chat and the activity in the group spiked up. Although it was a minor annoyance to see 65+ unread messages in the group everytime you open the app, I was happy that the newcomers have made themselves at home. But has the Gavel Chat always stayed […]
After thirteen years of primary and secondary education every student sits for the Advanced Level Examination with high expectations for the future. After facing much difficulties we enter in this great University. First, we are so blessed to be here.When considering last fifteen or sixteen years our parents sacrificed and dedicated for our growth. Every […]
According to you I am a Final Year student of Science Faculty, University of Colombo. But the story behind me is very interesting. I am the eldest son of my family. I have a younger sister. Beginning from my primary education I performed well in Studies. I got 162 in my grade five Scholarship Examination […]
Contest Rules and Regulations – Preliminaries   The preliminary round will proceed in the following manner.
Contest Rules and Regulations – Preliminaries   The preliminary round will comprise only of prepared humorous speeches. Each contestant is allowed to give a prepared speech according to the following rules.