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“All Island Best Gavel Speaker 2nd Runner-up for the Impromptu Category is…. Naethree Premnath”For a split second my mind was blank. Like how a wave rushes back to the shore, I came back to reality, got up and went to receive my first ever award for an impromptu category. I was a mess and pretty […]
What a meeting! This was the thought that came to my mind when we finished the 183rd meeting in our calendar. When? 8th July. Where? Well, wherever our Gaveliers found their internet connection strongest. At what time? 5-7 pm (it obviously did go longer than that, but we’ll say 5-7 just for now). But most […]
The newest and most unexpected addition to the list of changes that Covid-19 has brought in to the world is, that the university students are dying to get back to their universities. Come on. Who are we kidding? We never wanted to go back to the place of lengthy lectures, endless assignments, and finally the […]
The year was 2013. One of my best friends asked me to participate in an event called the “Sri Lanka Model United Nations”. In my school, most people who went there were from the English Literary Association (ELA). I was very average in my spoken-English, and therefore I wasn’t a part of the ELA (plus […]
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 […]
29th February 2020 was a celebratory day for both UOJ and UoC Gavel Clubs, as their first ever Joint Educational Meeting took place at the University of Colombo premises. The day started with greetings and getting to know each other at the Independence Square. As members of a newly formed Gavel Club, UOJ Gaveliers sought […]
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, […]