Faculty of Management of Uva Wellassa University set another step forward by winning the Championship and the Award for the Best Visualizing Team in the competition organised by University of Sri Jayewardenepura held on November 7, 2015 at Concord Grand Hotel, Dehiwela. ‘Imminent Marketer 2015′ is the fourth consecutive business challenge, which was attended by […]
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Two academicians from the Uva Wellassa University of Sri Lanka were awarded at the recently held Presidential Awards Ceremony for Scientific Publication for the year 2013. Dr. A.R. Kumarasinghe, Senior Lecturer attached to the Department of Science and Technology and Dr. Dinesh D. Jayasena, Senior Lecturer attached to the Department of Animal Science received these [...]
Dialog Axiata, UNDP and Uva Wellassa University together held HackADevhackathon successfully at the university premises on December 11 and 12, 2015. The Department of Computer Science and Technology, Uva Wellassa University along with the Computer Society of Uva Wellassa University organized this event. Around 75 participants representing universities and other higher educational institutes in Sri [...]
Ms. Maleeka Nambapana, Lecturer attached to Department of Animal Science, Faculty of Animal Science and Export Agriculture won the Best Presenter Award in “Animal Science Session” and the Overall Best Presenter Award at the 27th Annual Congress of Postgraduate Institute of Agriculture (PGIA), University of Peradeniya held on November 19 & 20, 2015. Ms. Nambapana [...]
Fulfilling one of the corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities, the third year undergraduate students of the Animal Science Degree Programme successfully organized and completed the Annual Blood Donation Programme, ‘Blood Drive 2015’ on November 5, 2015 at the premises of Uva Wellassa University. This event was organized for the 5th consecutive year by the students [...]
Department of Animal Science, Faculty of Animal Science and Export Agriculture of Uva Wellassa University (UWU), as the first and only university which offers Aquatic Resources Technology degree in Sri Lanka, intended to initiate a common forum “Aqua 2015” to discuss the matters which have timely importancein fisheries and aquaculture sectors with the theme […]
The Animal Science Society of Uva Wellassa University donated stationaries and school items to students of Meegolla Primary School, Meegahakiula on December 4, 2015 as one of their cooperate social responsibility (CSR) activities. The event had been named as Saarkshara 2015. Meegolla Primary School, which is located in a very remote area in the Uva [...]
Uva Wellassa University (UWU) takes the pride in commencing its certificate courses in English for the4th batch of students. Having felt the necessity of English language skills in almost all walks oflife, UWU offers this great opportunity especially to the community of Uva Province with the aim of enhancing knowledge and skills with the key [...]
Uva Wellassa University is the first Entrepreneurial University, providing education to the students focusing on employers’ needs and entrepreneurship. The new course driven structure of education facilitates interdisciplinarity, generates the knowledge base for education and practically enlightens their path. Value addition to national resource base caters for sustainable development of the nation.
Our theme provides the necessary emphasis that should pervade the system within to pursue a vision clearly giving us a direction on Value Addition to the National Resource Base. It is also the only Entrepreneurial University in Sri Lanka. As such all our degree programs deliver knowledge and skills required by the employers in industry and commerce for value addition. The programs cover resource areas of Aquatic, Export, Tea, Palm, Latex, Minerals, Tourism, Hospitality & Events Management , IT, Entrepreneurship, Management, Science and Technology. The net result of this strategic theme effectively produces graduates readily employable both in the state and the private sector.
- To effectively deliver new broad-based programs with outstanding combinations of subjects of relevance to economic development and value addition
- To create and maintain an environment conducive for the pursuit of academic excellence
- To produce well rounded students matching the demands of society
- To fulfill all expectations of the government in the final assessment of the university's performance as a national higher education centre
- Respect and tolerance
- Interdisciplinary degree programs
The mission of the Faculty is to support its degree programs to excel in research and learning with a strong emphasis on value addition to the national livestock and agricultural crops through modern, scientific and technological approaches for development within undergraduate, postgraduate, specialty, corporate as well as continuing education.
The mission of the Faculty is to support its degreeprograms to produce proficient Managers and Entrepreneurs who could contribute to the socio-economic development of the country with special emphasis on value addition to the national entrepreneurial and human resource base using modern, scientific and technological expertise within undergraduate, postgraduate, specialty, corporate as well as continuing education.
The mission of the Faculty is to support the degreeprogram to advance knowledge particularly on value addition to the national resource base through excellent teaching, high quality research and outstanding outreach activities. The faculty has a distinct academic approach that emphasizes the education of professional practitioners, fosters high achievement and promotes scientific inquiry, innovation and collaboration.
Research focused on the value addition to the national resource base is an imperative in generating new knowledge, products, services, and processes which are vital for the economic development. Most of the challenges which need to be met locally and nationally have global relevance.
UWU has innovated a course driven academic process combined with an operations driven administrative process to respond proactively to the ever changing market needs and thereby to create readily employable entrepreneurial graduates who could take leadership roles in economic development of the country.
Having understood the dire need of value addition to the national resource base for economic development of the country, UWU offers eleven market oriented degree programs directly fitting into the theme of value addition toward knowledge economy.
Student services commit to provide student focused services. Accommodation, Sport and Well-being and Career Destinations are some of the services provided to the undergraduates since their first step to the university. The university supports student athletes both on and off the pitch, court, field, and track. As a part of the other activities of the undergraduates, UWU introduced “Glamouro”, a high profile event for first year students.
Annual Blood Donation camp
Exhibiting the passion for fulfilling the duties towards community, students organize the Blood Donation Camp with the patronage of Badulla Hospital annually.
The Uva Wellassa University will develop links and affiliations with organizations related to the disciplines of study at the University to enhance the value of academic experience imparted to the students. Further it will provide practical experience and opportunities to deal with society (farmers, private institutions, government institutions). The affiliations would no doubt bring value to such institutions as well. Particularly UWU would conduct research relevant to the institution and would thus provide high value services to society. The researchers in institutions would get the opportunity to share experience through teaching of students and enhance their knowledge.
We are currently in agreement with the following institutions;
UWU has initialized international collaboration with several institutions allover the world. As a result of the bi-lateral relationships between UWU and the international institutions, the knowledge and the human resources have been exchanged.
Student services commit to provide student focused services. Accommodation, Sport and Well-being and Career Destinations are some of the services provided to the undergraduates since their first step to the university.
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The university supports student athletes both on and off the pitch, court, field, and track. As a part of the other activities of the undergraduates, UWU introduced “Glamouro”, a high profile event for first year students.
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