Sri Lankan Society

Hi Everyone! We are delighted to welcome you to Uwe Lions, Sri Lankan Society at Uwe.


Our purpose as a committee is to promote Sri Lankan culture and give an opportunity to Sri Lankan students to stay connected.

Hoping to provide you all, an enjoyable social experience alongside the academic journey, we warmly invite everyone to join our network and make this journey an extraordinary journey, together!

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Congradulations to our new team for year 2021/2022

2021/2022 Committee:

President: Chathushka Kiriella

Secretery : Shanika Weerakkody

Vice President: Shyam Endarage

Treasurer:  Dharithri Kalika Senanayake

Participation and Equality Officer:  Janudha Fernando

Events and Fundraising Officer: Malish Nonis

Cultural Officer: Malin Perera


2019/20 Committee:

President: Thilini Seneviratne

Treasurer: Pasidu Hikkaduwa

Participation and Equality Officer:  Benura Hitiyamudiyanselage

Events and Fundraising Officer: Chiara Fernando

Media and Publicity Officer:  Warnakula Madhushi Wickramanayake




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New Logo with effect from March-2022

The new logo depicts the bravery of all Sri Lankans.









Our logo recalls the Sri Lankan flag. 

  • The Lion symbolizes the bravery of the Sinhalese.
  • The four bo leaves in the corners represent the four concepts of Buddhism (Karuna, Mudita, Upeksha, and Metta).
  • The two stripes represent the Sri Lankan Tamils and Muslims respectively.
  • The border of the flag represents the unity of the nation.



Meet & Greet 2022

UWE Sri Lankan society's meet and greet was held on 04th February 2022. The 74th National Independence Day was was also celebrated at the event.

The ceremony began with the singing of the national anthem and the commemoration of our military heroes.

Thereafter the event was filled with fun games, sing alongs, chit chats and Sri Lankan goodies.



Annual General Meeting 2022

The Annual General meeting was held on 03rd January, 2022 via Teams. The society's 2021/2022 committee was official introduced at the meeting. The new president then presented the plan for the next academic year. 




A humble thank you to every single person who tremendously contributed to make this day a reality. A huge shout out to our dearest colleagues of Sri Lankan Society of the University of Bristol!