Category: Inspiring Gaveliers

1. Everyone sucks at something.    Whether it’s the person sitting next to you or that speaker on stage who’s so inspiring everyone’s a garbage fire and that’s okay. 2. Our lives are boring.     At face value, no one’s life is as exciting as the stories they say. We’re a bunch of boring people. […]
When I was reading the great blog articles recently posted by my fellow Gaveliers, I felt that there is a missing piece in the Gavel experience that they were talking about, which needs to be added in the Gavel blog. That is, none other than our cluster of Gavel outings. There are several outings we […]
I was always the type who loved to talk about anything and everything. I loved to be on stage and I loved to address people and compere. It was one of my passions and it was one of the few things that made me happy. So, when I joined the University of Colombo, I just […]
“How am I going to do all those discussions at university? Have better conversations? How can I be more flexible with English? ” When I first came to the university , I was a bit nervous about this fact, and actually nothing came to my mind regarding how to solve this issue. “I feel like […]
I still remember quite distinctly how I felt before walking into my first Gavel meeting. The meeting was to be held at the Independence Square and as I was walking towards the meeting place, I felt nervous.   Though I didn’t have the clearest idea about what goes on in Gavel meetings, I knew it had […]
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 […]
Let’s jump back to 2003. While most people were busy watching “Friends” and listening to “Coldplay”, I was a small boy who had just finished pre-school. My English knowledge was good, and I could speak English well. Fast forward 12 years. I had just done my Ordinary Levels and was waiting for the results. Even […]
 You all should drink it. Back on a day in October 2019, President GV Uditha : Hope you all enjoyed and learned a lot today. I hereby adjourn the meeting. Before you all leave, why don’t we take a selfie? After capturing the selfie, most of the Gaveliers left the hall. Someone: Malmi! Stay for […]
“Inspiration is hard to come by. You have to take it where you find it” – Bob Dylan- Inspiration is a fact that keeps us moving forward, and makes us a better version of ourselves. As undergraduates, you might sometimes feel demotivated, unfocused, or bored due to the heavy workload that you have to carry […]
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 […]