Category: Month In Review

Month in Review: September

Hello everyone, Welcome to the Month In Review for September. This time around the feature event of the club was the 13th installation ceremony of the Rotaract Club of the University of Colombo, Faculty of Arts. We hope to publish the full account of the ceremony in the near future. Additionally, the Professional Development Avenue, Community Service Avenue, and the International Service Avenue have completed a few projects in the preceding month and are working on some exciting projects. All of which you can get sneak peak into below.

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Month In Review: August

Hello and welcome to the Month In Review of August! It's only been two months since the commencement of the new Rotaract year, and yet so much has already been done. Along with our featured event for August: “Salty Escape” and other projects initiated by the club avenues ranging from puppies and all the way to Pakistan, we have summarized it all in this edition of the Month In Review.

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Month in Review: July

The Co-Editors would like to warmly welcome you to the July edition of the Month-In-Review for the year 2022-23, which is a summation of all the events which took place in a month, published at the beginning of the succeeding month. This initiative which was begun in the year 2021-22, is now published tri-lingually the first time this year. For this purpose, we curated team comprising a pool of talented writers of all three languages i.e., English, Sinhala and Tamil who will be contributing for the first six months of the Rotaract year after which the team will be renewed for the next six months. We hope you enjoy the outlook we’ve taken for this year and that you continue…

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Month In Review: June

Hello everyone! Here we are then. Twelve whole months later. This month’s ‘Month in Review’ is quite special as this will be the final one for the current Rotaract year (damn, who on earth is cutting all these onions around here?). In a few days’ time, the reins of the club will soon be passed over to a new bunch of enthusiasts who are as equally passionate about Rotaract and just as talented. However, till such time, join us as we take one last trip down memory lane. June was both a quiet and busy month for us here at Rotaract Arts. Quiet because there were no projects to complete as June serves as a transition month from one Rotaract…

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Month In Review: May

Welcome to our latest 'Month in Review', where we bring you up to speed on the latest feats of Rotaract Arts. It would probably do you a lot of good if you strap yourself in because we have a LOT to cover this month! You could say that our club members went into overdrive during the month of May where we saw the completion of fourteen (yes, you read that correctly) projects. Let's dive right in! Speak Now 2022 “Speak Now! ‘22” is a skills development initiative organized by the Professional Development Avenue of the Rotaract Club. The project was conducted in two phases, and the main webinar was held on 14th May 2022. The objective of this project was…

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Month In Review: April

Ladies and Gentlemen, unlike the previous months, the busy New Year month of April managed to lure the Rotaractors away from the club momentarily. Regardless, the passionate members of the club managed to finish an entire project, while also contributing their efforts to the continuation of 7 important projects, despite the festivities.  Seoul 2 Tokyo Seoul 2 Tokyo was a Club Service project that was based on Korean Pop, Korean Drama, Anime, and Manga, combining key cultural elements from South Korea and Japan. It was launched in the form of an online elimination competition, with 3 rounds. The first round required the participants to answer 30 MCQ questions based on a video they were shown, which focused on the culture…

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Month In Review: March

Welcome to 'Month in Review', where we keep you up to date on the latest events here at Rotaract Arts. Our Rotaractors had a noticeably busy schedule during the month of March, which saw the completion of six projects spanning the Professional Development, Community Service, and Club Service Avenues.  Academic Writing 101 ‘Academic Writing 101’, was an educational initiative which launched for the second consecutive year through the Professional Development Avenue. The project proceeded as a series of webinars that were held on the 11th and 18th of February, with its concluding session being held on the 24th of March, 2022. The prime objective of the project was to educate the participants - mainly undergraduates - about the essentials of…

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Month In Review: February

Welcome back to the Editorial’s ‘Month In Review’! This time, we’re taking a good look at our accomplishments in February! It was quite an eventful month for the club where it oversaw the completion of 3 projects. There were also quite a number of ongoing projects and publications in the Editorial! Completed Projects: 12th Installation Ceremony The 12th installation ceremony for the Board of Directors of ROCUOCFOA for the year 2021/22, which faced multiple postponements due to the situation of the nation, finally took place on the 9th of February 2022 at the New Arts Theater (NAT) of the University of Colombo. The project was sponsored by the Rotary Club of Colombo Uptown and was chaired by Rtr. Udani Jayalath.…

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Month In Review: January

Hello everyone, Welcome to this month’s ‘Month In Review’ where we revisit the endeavours of RotaractArts in the first month of the new year!. December was an eventful month and January reflects that. The month of January saw the completion of one project but primarily served as an interim for other ongoing projects that were given priority while the projects for the remaining half of the Rotaract year were being planned. Completed Projects: Stop The Spread | Back to School Donation Drive A community service project initiated by Rotaract District 3220 for the year 2021/22 was ‘Stop The Spread’, an initiative that focused on helping underprivileged schools and small businesses mitigate the effects of COVID-19. ROCUOCFOA chose to carry out…

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Month In Review: December

Hello again, everyone! December has been yet another eventful month for us here at RotaractArts. Here’s a small glimpse into our endeavours during the month of joy and cheer! Athwal ‘Athwal’, chaired by Rtr. Tharushika Peelikumbura, is arguably one of the most significant Community Service initiatives done by the Rotaract Club of University of Colombo, Faculty of Arts. A project that started back in August finally came to a close on the 16th of December. This effort saw a donation of 95 packs of dry rations to the students and teachers of Batawela Kanishta Vidyala in Padukka; a school that houses 83 students ranging from grades 1 to 5, most of them facing severe financial difficulties. This project was done…

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