Category: Gavel Events

Lately, the Gavel Club of UOC has been doing things they have never done before. After pulling off a completely virtual intra-university speech competition right in the middle of a global pandemic just a few months back (obviously, you know what a success Oration 2020 was), they were already planning another exciting new venture. And […]
Oration 2020 was awesome! and I do not mean this in a casual awesome ish way but seriously, it was ‘lit’ kinda awesome! Want to know why I’m saying that? Then keep reading guys! Okay first, If you have seen our WhatsApp,  Instagram, and Facebook pages you might have come across the hashtag #gavelneverstops. Which we […]
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 […]
The University of Colombo is famed for producing talented professionals and academics in almost every field of study – and we are all privileged to be a part of a community like this, that thrives on excellence. Thanks to its Gavel Club, Colombo University also produces ace public speakers and great communicators – any member […]
For the second consecutive year, Gavel club of University of Colombo proudly presented the Transcend 2019 on 18th December, at the university library auditorium. This year, Transcend was organized in collaboration with the Career Guidance Unit of the Faculty of Science, University of Colombo; and was funded by the AHEAD project. Co-Chaired by GV Sasinidu […]
Taking a page from Hitler’s Book In typical Gavel Club fashion, the 5th Installation Ceremony of the University of Colombo Gavel Club unravelled on the 12th of September, at the DHPL Hall, 5.30pm onwards. The registration desk was overflowing with Gaveliers hailing from various clubs who showed up to support the incoming and outgoing Executive […]
Contest Rules and Regulations (Humorous Speech Contest) – 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.   Eligibility Senior Category The contestant may have no age limit. He/she may represent any local University (Private or State), institute, school leavers, working […]
Contest Rules and Regulations – Preliminaries The preliminary round will proceed in the following manner. A test speech of 5 to 7 minutes will be given to evaluate. After the speech 5 minutes will be given to take down notes. After 5 minutes except the 1st contestant, all the other contestants will be escorted out […]
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 […]