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Well, it was the moment, the moment we had all been waiting for, but the ‘Ex-Magicians of Gavel UOC’, had not so much.  From epitomizing quintessential leadership and inspiring the generation to come, to spilling the beans and jeopardizing their own self-esteem, these senior Gaveliers went through 2 hours (give or take) of wonderful merrymaking […]
Once two friends helped each other and their friendship evolved over time where they both grew up, collected memories, and supported not just each other but also the family they met at Gavel.  They are non-other than Mr. Shayen Yatagama, who was the Junior treasurer for the term 2016/17, and Mrs. Vimukthini Jayalath who was […]
Journey Hotline is a worthy cause initiated by the Gavel Club of University of Colombo, where exciting interviews are held with our own, very best public speakers. Another interesting episode of Season One was conducted by GV Piyumali Samarakoon. Past Gavelier Malin Ranwela was the honored guest for the day. Malin is a very talented […]
It all began with a small idea that was put forward by our previous ExCo. The whole idea was to create a platform to help the new undergraduates of University of Colombo to improve their confidence in English speaking. Though it was not the kind of project Gavel UOC has conducted before, the wholesomeness behind […]
“Journey Hotline”, an online series started by the Gavel Club of University of Colombo, is a combination of interviews from past gaveliers which drives to inspire young minds to the spectrum of public speaking where anyone and everyone can listen, be heard, and speak up! We all know that we have gotten only one life. […]
In another episode of the Journey Hotline, everyone was looking forward to know who will join us this time and, it was none other than Mr. Manitha Abeysiriwardhana, best known as ‘ManiYa’ who has achieved so much in the online world thanks to his uniqueness and creativity. The interview was filled with lots of insights […]
After getting tired of hours of practice, my friends and I decided to sneak into the auditorium, to see how the rest of the preparation for the concert was going on. The whole surrounding was dark, except for the spotlight on the stage.  Up there performing were a group of girls, and I remember 3 […]
It was a memorable day in 2021. I was happy, free, confused, and lonely at the same time. It’s just another ordinary day in the pandemic era… But was it really so ordinary? On that day, I was absolutely sure of three things. 1.I had no idea what to wear 2.My makeshift camera stand was […]
Everyone knows that the gavel club was born to improve English and public speaking skills of all the undergraduates at University of Colombo. But who here knows that it has its different shades where it taps into untethered areas of other unfathomable skills?In order to expand the horizons of Gavel Club, we started an online […]