International Students

Colombo is a cosmopolitan, culture-rich hub with a population of more than 2.3 million. It is a rich source of entertainment, be it dining, shopping, sight-seeing or partying the night away. The city of Colombo has much to offer!


UCL is located in Rajagiriya which is part of the Sri Lankan capital, Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte. Rajagiriya is situated just on the outskirts of Colombo, approximately 5 kilometers away, providing students with easy access to a variety of food and entertainment options, and convenient access to shopping, healthcare and banking and religious services.


Take a stroll down Galle Face Green overlooking the Indian Ocean, a wonderful spot for jogging, kite flying and trying the “isso vade”.


Visit the Colombo National Museum established in 1877 for a taste of Sri Lankan culture and history.


Support vendors that offer environment-friendly and healthy products at the Good Market


Unwind at the Park Street Mews with some live music and indulge in a plethora of diverse cuisine at the many up-scale restaurants


Witness unique stage performances and stunning art exhibitions at the Lionel Wendt Theatre


Shop till you drop! Odel, Crescat Boulevard, Arcade, and so much to choose from!