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Welcome to Alumni Association of the University of Peradeniya-Ottawa Chapter (AAUPOC)


Latest News

Hanthana Pavura Our latest biannual newsletter (Hanthana Pavura Volume:5 Issue:2-December 2020) is now availble online.

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AAUPOC Webinar Series 2020-2021
(Recordings available at the links below)

Webinar 2 - New COVID Therapeutics and Vaccines
We have successfully concluded our second webinar on the December 13th, 2020. The webinar was on a very topical issue of vaccines and therapeutics for Novel Corona Virus. The webinar was a successful collaboration between the Alumni Association of the University of Peradeniya, Ottawa Chapter and the Sri Lanka Foundation, California, U.S.A. Read more...
Sponsored by: Ericka Ushliyanage, Mortgage Alliance


Webinar 1 - Why We Need to Control STRESS Levels and Ways to Do It
The inaugural webinar organized by the Alumni Association of the University of Peradeniya, Ottawa Chapter was held on the 18th of October, 2020.

The timely important topic "Why We Need to Control STRESS Levels and Ways to Do It" was presented by the Speaker Dr. Lal Fernando, eminent professor in Psychiatry, at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University, Canada. Dr. Lal Fernando is also an alumnus of the University of Peradeniya, Faculty of Medicine. Read more...
Sponsored by: MTI Groups


COVID Related Info

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Updates on COVID-19 Vaccine

Recent Events

Webinar 3 - February 13, 2021
"Is my Depression for Real, Stress, or Brain-Chemistry related? Treatment Options" by Dr. Lal Fernando


The 10th Annual Hanthana Night - In virtual format - Saturday, January 16, 2021

The 10th annual Hanthana Night (HN) was held on January 16th 2021 in the in virtual format. Since the inception of the AAUPOC in 2012, we have organized Hanthana Night as our flagship event in each fall, to promote friendship and comradery among the member families and friends of the Sri Lankan community living in Ottawa. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the associated restrictions for socializing, we were not able to host our HN in the traditional format in 2020 fall. Though we had no control over the unprecedented measures, we were able to react with poise and resourcefulness, due in large part to the enthusiasm of our Executive Committee and the organizing committee of 10th annual HN. Read more...

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