Saturday, October 16, 2010

IFO++ : IT Exhibition by UCSC

It is less visible that Sri Lanka has a history of more than 25 years in computing. University of Colombo and UCSC (University of Colombo School of Computing) holds the pride of being the pioneer in Computer Science/ICT education in the country - a legacy bestowed upon us by the father of Sri Lankan Information Technology and the founder of UCSC, late Professor V. K. Samaranayake.

Celebrating this unique achievement; Silver jubilee of Computer Science education at University of Colombo, we (Students and the Staff of UCSC) proudly presents the IFO++ (Ideas : Free and Open) as an exhibition completely dedicated to IT and Computer Science conducted by a Sri Lankan university. This is only the main event of the activity series carried throughout the year of celebration.

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Champs Workshop at UCSC

Microsoft Student Champs with the purpose of empowering students with latest technical knowledge and assuming their community responsibilities for helping fellow students, reached University of Colombo School of computing for a single day workshop. Workshop was held at UCSC on 29th of September 2010 with the participation of more than 200 students. 

The event proceeded with two main goals. That is, to give an idea to the students about .Net technologies from an industrial point-of-view, and to motivate young students to take part in the world’s largest student technical competition, Microsoft Imagine Cup!