Year: 2015

Gaveliers shine on the global arena

By Mohamed Athif The CIMA Global Business Challenge (GBC) is an international business competition for undergraduates around the world. The Gavel Club of University of Moratuwa has achieved several victories over the past few years including two Championships in 2009 and 2010 reflecting its members’ excellence in public speaking...

256th Meeting

By Kasun Samavath Mallawarachchi Rarely do we get the opportunity to have a Distinguished Toastmaster participate in a Gavel meeting, and the 256th meeting was one such rare occasion. Toastmaster Srianthie Salgado, who had been a great pillar of strength for us even during the Speech Olympiad IX, not only graced...

255th Meeting

By Malith Jayaweera After the semi-finals of Speech Olympiad IX, the time had come for another wonderful Gavel meeting. The Toastmaster, Chamanthi Jayaweera, started the round robin session by mentioning her adventures in Poland where she had got the opportunity to present in front of world class CEOs, representing...

254th Meeting

By Chathuranga Amunugama Blank white board without topics! Aren’t we going to talk about something?? The worst nightmare a Gavelier could experience!!   Demonstrating the quote “The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is practice”, the 254th Gavel meeting was mostly focused on the impromptu speeches of our talented speech Olympiad...

253rd Meeting

By Rochelle Silva With the Preliminaries of Speech Olympiad IX drawing near, each and every club member was busy preparing speeches or organizing the details of the event itself. Thus the 253rd Gavel meeting brought together a flock of busy and enthusiastic Gaveliers to the ENTC PG seminar room...

252nd Meeting

By Shehan Thilina Jayasinghe ”Every day is a better day with Gavel!” The 252nd meeting of the Gavel Club came to life on 9th July 2015 at the PG Seminar Room in ENTC Department. It was a normal meeting with no predetermined theme, but every meeting at Gavel is...

251st Meeting

By Niluxsi Puvanenthiran A few weeks ago, Malith Jayaweera sarcastically stated that Gavel discriminated men and questioned how Gaveliers could forget fathers’ day while they extravagantly celebrated women’s day and mothers’ day. Thus, after a marvelous historic 250th meeting, the 251st Gavel meeting was held on 02nd of July...

250th Meeting

By Ama Kalpani “The greatest things in the world are not achieved overnight by an individual; they are the efforts of many people throughout a long period of time.” 250 gatherings! By all means, it was a long journey and indeed a reason to celebrate…. We, Gaveliers got together...

249th Meeting

By Hashan Nirvan Rahubaddha “Do what you like. Say what you like. This is your time to stand up. This is your time to speak up. Share your life. Share your story. And don’t be afraid to make mistakes for none is perfect. We also had humble beginnings and made many...

248th Meeting

By Kasun Samavath Mallawarachchi “There are three kinds of people in Gavel Club, people who take things from the Gavel Club but never give anything back, people who give things back to the club while taking maximum out of it, and people who only want to serve the club without improving...