Veluwana College, Veluwana Road
|Motto||සැමට පෙර යුතුකම|
Duty Is Foremost
|Established||11 June 1951|
|Principal||Sydney Loku Kumara|
|Dep Principal||D. V. T. Rajapathirana|
|Age range||6 - 19|
|Number of students||3500|
|Color(s)||Blue and Gold|
|Song||ශාන්ති වේවා ශාන්ති දේවා!|
Veluwana College (කොළඹ වේළුවන විද්යාලය) in Dematagoda was established 11 June 1951 by the Buddhist Society led by Veluwanarama temple. It is one of oldest Buddhist schools in Sri Lanka. Veluwana College is a National School. It provides primary and secondary education.
The school anthem was composed by Siril A Seelawimala.
Students are placed in one of three houses according to their admission number. They compete each year to win the inter-house competitions.
- – Abhaya (අභය)
- – Vijaya (විජය)
- – Gemunu (ගැමුණු)
Veluwana College Today
Today Veluwana College has about 5,500 students and about 2,000 staff, led by principal W. Karunathilaka. Veluwana College has been in the forefront of the Sri Lankan national schools and considered to be one of outstation schools in the country.
- Karaputugala Dhammawansha tero (1951.06.11-1955.05.31)
- W.M.S.Wimalasooriya (1955.06.01-1965.09-06)
- Wiliyam Galagedara (1965.09.15-1967.09.03)
- S.S.Fernando (1967.09.04-1970.07.03)
- W.M.S.Wimalasooriya (1970.07.04-1971.01.15)
- S.S Kaluthanthree (1971.03.13-1972.01.02)
- H.M.Samanasinghe (1972.03.09-1986.09.04)
- E.F.Ranasinghe (1987.02.17-1994.12.27)
- A.Thiranagama (1994.12.28-2003.05.07)
- S.Garusinghe (2003.06.04-2006.07.11)
- W.Karunathilake (2006.08.15-2016.06.08)
- Sydny Ashoka Lokukumara (2016.11.10- )
- Chandika Hathurusingha - Former Sri Lanka Test/One Day International Cricketer, Member of World Cup Winning Cricket Team 1996.