DRESS CODE AND CURRENCY EXCHANGE
Please note that clothing such as shorts, tights, short dresses, vests, tank tops, slippers/flip flops and bright shiny coloured clothes etc are not considered appropriate inside the hospital or University. Long trousers, light coloured short (or long but folded) sleeved shirts and formal shoes are appropriate to ware to the hospital during day time. Medical students are expected to wear clinical coats inside the wards. Please be aware that we are not providing the clinical coats for the elective students.
You need US$ to make the payment for the elective appointment at the bank. For all other needs you need the local currency ‘Sri Lankan rupees’. Money exchange can conveniently be done at branches of banks and money exchangers kiosks located at Colombo International airport, Katunayake.