Weekend Advanced Certificate Course in English 2021

In line with the Advanced Certificate Course in English commenced by English Language Teaching Unit (ELTU) of Southern Campus, KDU, a 3-day in-service training programme for the academic staff of ELTU was conducted under the patronage of Dr. Bimali Indrarathne, Lecturer in Applied Linguistics, Department of Education, University of York,…

Dr. A.H Lakmal assumes duties as the New Dean- FBESS

Dr. A.H. Lakmal assumed his duties as the new dean of Faculty of Built Environment and Spatial Sciences on 15th December 2020, succeeding Dr. A.R. Rupasinghe. Dr. A.H.Lakmal has also served as the first Dean of Faculty of Built Environment and Spatial Sciences from 2015-2017 and this remarked as the start…

The Southern Campus Initiates an Architecture Research Cell

A pioneering moment occurred on the morning of the 12th November 2020 at the Southern Campus of General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University, where the Department of Architecture of the Faculty of Built Environment and Spatial Sciences had the ceremonial opening of the Department of Architecture Research Cell (DARC). This research…

Rector’s Challenge Trophy – 2020

The annual inter – intake football championship extravaganza organized by the Department of Quantity Surveying of KDU Southern Campus, ‘Rector’s Challenge Trophy – 2020’ got underway on 28th October 2020 at the campus grounds. Brigadier EADP Edirisinghe psc, the Rector of KDU Southern Campus, graced the occasion as the chief guest…

BArch, Intake 35: Major Design Project

15 students of intake 35, Department of Architecture successfully completed the final assessment of their Major Design Project (MDP) on 29th of August 2020. The project involved designing a multiplex cinema theatre and a center for natural environmental heritages. The students were evaluated by a panel of industry experts including…

Architect Exhibition 2020

For the first time since the inception of the Bachelor of Architecture (BArch) degree programme in 2015, the Department of Architecture of Kotelawala Defence University, Southern Campus participated in the Architect 2020; the annual national architect exhibition organized by the Sri Lanka Institute of Architects (SLIA) from 20th to 23rd February…

Field Visit to Anuradhapura

The Intake 36 Architecture students participated in a field visit to Anuradhapura and periphery to study the built forms of the bygone era which is a part of their academic programme. The four day visit was an invaluable opportunity for the students to learn and experience the historical architecture in…