CLUB SERVICE

I’m a Rotaractor

If you ask a bunch of Rotaractors, what ‘Rotaract’ actually is, all of them might give you answers which will differ from each other. Some might answer you in one word while some might explain you about the Rotaract movement as a whole. Amidst these answers and...

Sports Insights

As the newly initiated avenue for the Rotary International year 2021-22, The Sports and Recreational Activities Avenue of the Rotaract Club of University of Sri Jayewardenepura braced itself to promote sportsmanship and raise awareness of the fundamental requirements...

A Memorable December 2.0

With the dawn of the Christmas season, we Rotaractors were looking forward to heartfelt lights on what the Club Service Avenue of the Rotaract Club of University of Sri Jayewardenepura was up to light up this Christmas. Each year they organize fun-filled events to...

Rollin’ Action

“Rollin’ Action” was a tremendously fun project organized by the Club Service Avenue of the Rotaract Club of University of Sri Jayewardenepura. This was a three-phased project, opened to anyone from the age of 18 to 30 without any restrictions and the sole purpose of...

I’m a Rotaractor 2021

“I’m a Rotaractor” is the Annual induction program of the Rotaract Club of University of Sri Jayewardenepura with the aim of introducing Rotaract and building fellowship among the new Rotaractors and existing club members of RACUSJ. This year the event was...

COMMUNITY SERVICE

Rise Up Sri Lanka 2.0

Peace is the converse of exploitation, marginalization and oppression in the society. While conflict, instability, poor institutions, and inadequate access to justice continue to pose significant challenges to sustainable development, preserving peace helps to restore...

For Them To Blossom 4.0

Just bringing into your thoughts, flowers usually get the spring, as the peak of their blooming. The bloom, we never get bored of, starts to end when the peak comes along on the final days in spring. But even if nature limits us from perceiving the beauty of its...

Beyond Prevention

Everyone one desires to have a healthy life, wherein good oral health plays an important role at every stage of life. A healthy mouth facilitates not only the nutrition, but also social interaction, self-esteem, and feelings of well-being. But Oral health is often...

දිවියට දිවියක්

Being a mother is one of the most blessed and the most challenging job in the world. Giving birth to a new life and guiding it through the new world and showing a good path makes a mother a winner in her life. In this modern world, women should be physically and...

Peramaga 2.0

The World Health Organization has declared the Corona virus (COVID-19) as a pandemic in 2019 and it has impacted more than 200 countries all over the world since. Sri Lanka faced a great hit by this global pandemic. Therefore, to take an action to stop the spread of...

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

YOUTH ENTREPRENEURSHIP SUMMIT 2022

“All humans are entrepreneurs not because they should start companies but because the will to create is encoded in human DNA.”- Reid Hoffman, Co-Founder LinkedIn - Youth entrepreneurship has a positive influence on society's social, cultural, and economic advancement....

STRIVE: The Portal to a better Corporate World

In our much teenage years, when adults around us started calling us to be somewhat mature and asked the most popular question “What’s your purpose of being educated?”, the only answer we used to say is “To get a degree and to have a good job”. According to almost -18...

YES’21 – Innovation at its Best

Difficult times often bring out the best in people. It is said that Isaac Newton produced some of his best work while England was facing a major outbreak of the bubonic plague and William Shakespeare composed 'Macbeth',' Antony and Cleopatra' and 'King Lear' under...

”Be Professionally Equipped 3.0 ”

“Professional is not a label you give yourself – it’s a description you hope others will apply to you” - David Maister - 'Be Professionally Equipped 3.0' an initiative of the Professional Development Avenue of the Rotaract Club of University of Sri Jayewardenepura was...

CrackerJacks 2.0

“Personal development is the belief that you are worth the effort, time, and energy needed to develop yourself.”  - Denis Waitley - “CrackerJacks 2.0 was a substantial accomplishment by the Professional Development avenue of the Rotaract club of University of Sri...

INTERNATIONAL SERVICE

Literato- Chapter 4

“Literacy for all is an integral part of education for all, and both are critical for achieving truly sustainable development for all.” - Kofi Annan - Project Literato-Chapter 4 commenced on the 30th of April 2022, for the 4th consecutive year is a signature...

Health a Plenty

Being healthy should be part of your overall lifestyle. Staying healthy is very important because the need to be in good health can have a positive impact on almost every aspect of our lives. Living a healthy lifestyle can help prevent chronic and long-term illnesses....

Heal the World

World peace, or peace on Earth, is the concept of an ideal state of happiness, freedom, and peace within and among all people and nations on Planet Earth. Apart from that, conflict resolution is a way for two or more parties to find a peaceful solution to a...

CULTURA – A CUTURAL EXTRAVAGANZA

Hélder Câmara once stated that, "Keep your language. Love its sounds, its modulation, its rhythm. But try to march together with men of different languages, remote from your own, who wish like you for a more just and human world.” These words spread its wings to a...

Pride – The kaleidoscope of love

How would you describe the word "LOVE"? I would say "it’s an entirely emotional bond shared by two parties together regardless of gender, time or space.’’ Hope you agree. Is there anything called "NORMAL"? Well, by now we all know there’s not, because the pandemic we...

ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICE

GREEN CONSUMER DAY

Green consumer day is observed globally on the 28th of September every year. The aim of celebrating this day is to raise awareness among people about the importance of reducing, reusing, and recycling. We call them the 3Rs. Green consumerism is directly related to...

Zero Emissions Day

"A dark cloud of vicious smoke chimes into the atmosphere through the smokestack, painting the deep blue sky with a dark grey colour like a blue canvas with a single black brush stroke through it", this is how it started centuries ago. Now we can barely see the sky or...

World Ozone Day 

Our sun shines bright amongst the glittering array of stars like a lighthouse surrounded by ships on a dark, cold night, each ship as dependant as the other on its guiding light. It firmly takes its place in the centre of our universe. Despite its hypnotic beauty,...

Aquatica Wave 2

“We know that when we protect our oceans we’re protecting our future.” - President Bill Clinton - The oceans have it all: from microscopic life to the largest animal that has ever lived on Earth, from the colorless to the shimmering, from the frozen to the boiling and...

World Aquatic Animal Day 2022

The Aquatic environment is not only the sea but oceans, rivers, lakes, and ponds. These places are habitats for aquatic animals. They play a key role in aquatic ecosystems. The term “aquatic animals” refer to various creatures that live in the water for most of their...

FINANCE

Finsight 2.0

FinSight 2.0 was initiated by the Finance Committee of the Rotaract Club of University of Sri Jayewardenepura for the second consecutive year to enhance financial literacy, manage personal finances, encourage personal savings, and eradicate the poverty of society. The...

Financial Literacy

Financial literacy is having skills and knowledge that allow an individual to make thorough and productive decisions with all of their financial resources. Understanding basic financial concepts allows us to know how to operate in a financial system. People with...

How does Cryptocurrency work?

A cryptocurrency is a form of decentralized digital asset that is based on blockchain technology and computer code to operate somewhat on its own, without the control of governments and central authorities. For instance, cryptocurrency is a peer-to-peer electronic...

World Savings Day 2021

Right from our childhood days, our parents teach us that a penny saved is a penny earned. The phrase highlights the importance of savings. While growing up, our elders constantly tell us that we should spend less than we earn and save some portion for future use. They...

The International Day for the Eradication of Poverty 2021

The International Day of Eradication of Poverty is an observance celebrated each year on the 17th of October throughout the world. The first commemoration of the event took place in Paris in 1987. On the day of implementation of the day, a hundred thousand people...

MEMBERSHIP DEVELOPMENT

12th Charter Day

This year the Rotaract Club of University of Sri Jayewardenepura celebrated its 12th milestone on the 1st of September, reminiscing its glorious journey since its initiation 12 years ago. The Rotaract Club of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura was established on...

I’m a Rotaractor

If you ask a bunch of Rotaractors, what ‘Rotaract’ actually is, all of them might give you answers which will differ from each other. Some might answer you in one word while some might explain you about the Rotaract movement as a whole. Amidst these answers and...

Viva La Rotaract

The World Rotaract week falls every year during the week of 13th March. During this week Rotaractors worldwide commemorate the very beginning of this International Youth Movement; Rotaract, focusing on the day in which the first ever Rotaract Club was found. Likewise,...

11th Installation Ceremony of RACUSJ

“It’s been ten years since we embarked on a journey of a service, ten years of wonderful memories as a  family and ten years of tremendous success and progress as a club”  After months of preparation and planning, we successfully unveiled the 11th...

I’m a Rotaractor 2021

“I’m a Rotaractor” is the Annual induction program of the Rotaract Club of University of Sri Jayewardenepura with the aim of introducing Rotaract and building fellowship among the new Rotaractors and existing club members of RACUSJ. This year the event was...

PUBLIC RELATIONS

A safe future for the girl child

The girl child is particularly impacted by global violence. Although several international legal frameworks have been established over the years to safeguard girls, thousands of horrific acts of abuse and neglect target girls daily. Girls who have just passed puberty...

International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women – 2022

Did you know that 1/3 of women globally experience violence at least once in their lifetime? Yes, they are. Still, in this highly developed and modernized 21st century, women and girls continue to face deep-rooted inequality and violence every day. The numbers kept...

සමානාත්මතාව අගයන පවුලක් තුළින් ශක්තිමත් දැරියක්!

“ගෑනු ළමයෙක් නේද?” ඔබ ගැහැනු ළමයෙකු නම් මේ වැකිය දිනපතා අසා ඇති. ගැහැනු ළමයෙකු වීම ලෙහෙසි පහසු කටයුත්තක් නොවේ... කුඩා කල සිටම... “ගැහැනු ළමයෙක් නේද? ගෑනු ළමයි කාර් එක්ක සෙල්ලම් කරන්නෙ නෑ. මේ බෝනික්කාව ගන්න.” “ගැහැනු ළමයි ගස් නගින්න, දුවන්න, පනින්න, හයියෙන් කතා කරන්න...

Dream big and work hard for it!

Once upon a time there were three small girls, named Maria, Rubia and Juria. One day they set off on a voyage to find a place where they can play, study and work freely. On the way they came across village 1 with some young boys playing in the grounds, some boys...

International Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women

“SILENCE IN THE FACE OF ATROCITY IS NOT NEUTRALITY; SILENCE IN THE FACE OF ATROCITY IS ACQUIESCENCE.” -SAMANTHA POWER Were you aware? Among 736 million women, almost one in three have been subjected to intimate partner violence, non-partner sexual violence, or both at...

DISTRICT & OTHER CLUB INITIATIVES

The Rotaract Club of University of Sri Jayewardenepura shimmers at the 32nd Rotaract District Training Assembly.

Marking another milestone in its 11th year of service Rotaract Club of University of Sri Jayewardenepura was able to leave a sparkling impression at the 32nd Rotaract District Training Assembly by securing numerous awards and receiving recognition for the outstanding...

RYLA 2021-22

Rotary Youth Leadership Awards 2021-22 (RYLA) was held on 12th and 13th March at the CHE adventure park ,Kosgama. This well-organized event was hosted by the Rotary Club of Colombo North. Rotaract always inspires and improves the personality of the young generation by...

31st Rotaract District Conference

The Rotaract District 3220, withstanding the youth of Sri Lanka as one of the powerful districts of the Rotary International, held their 31st Rotaract District Conference under the theme 'A Progressive Youth, Co-creating Sri Lanka', on the 2nd of April 2022 at the...

RACUSJ in the spotlight at the 31st Rotaract District Assembly

Rotaract District Assembly is one of the most awaited events of the year, where all the Rotaractors in Sri Lanka get together to rejoice the beginning of another amazing Rotaract year. This year, the 31st Rotaract District Assembly was carried out under the theme...

The Rotaract Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) 2020-21

Rotaract has always been a place for community, friendship and most of all a platform that has helped to build young professionals and leaders to the society. The Rotaract Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) 2020-21 was held on the 17th and 18th April 2021 at MAS Athena...