Tag: gavel club

Here’s which Hogwarts house you belong to, based on how you handle the Grammarian Role.  “Hmmmm…difficult, very difficult. Plenty of courage I see. Not a bad mind, either. There’s talent, oh yes. And a thirst to prove yourself. But where to put you?”  For those of you, new to Gavel, the Grammarian aka the ‘Grammar […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
For a club that primarily focuses on fine-tuning one’s delivery of English among other soft skills, it’s fairly easy for one to fall for and believe the common consensus that the Gavel club happens to be a collective, which for the most part, houses Sri Lanka’s so-called ‘posh’ student community. However, as an individual who […]
It is my pleasure to recall my initial memories of the Gavel Club of the University of Colombo from 2015 to 2017.I am Thangavadivel Nirusan. I studied at Jaffna Hindu College, I entered the University of Colombo, Faculty of Science along with the 2013/2014 Intake. I followed the degree in Industrial Statistics and Mathematical Finance. […]
It was the second week of March 2020 and the so-called orientation program of the Faculty was going on. The president (now our distinguished IPP) GV. Uditha Weerasinghe was doing his thing, encouraging us “newbies” to join the Gavel Club. It was time for one of us to speak about our experiences at university, and […]