Tag: UoC Gavel Club

It’s finally here, the Annual General Meeting! Time flies in just a blink of an eye! I still remember the day we had our AGM, the day we got elected as the new ExCo for 19/20. And here we are now appointing the next ExCo for the term 20/21. It has been over a year […]
As someone who has watched, noted, and delivered many speech evaluations in her short life, let me tell you – it’s FUN. Not what you expected me to say, was it? But, then again, how many times has dear old Nish told you something “isn’t a big deal” when it could potentially be a big […]
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. […]
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 […]
 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 […]
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 […]
-as told by Resident Green-Haired Nagger, your VPE “There is nothing quite as festive as a Christmas themed Gavel Club meeting” is what I said to myself as I hauled three bags full of Christmas decorations to CLT, all while enduring the “what is she doing” looks from the better part of the students hanging […]