The Faculty of Management of Uva Wellassa University signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Certified Management Accountants Institution (CMA) on November 06, 2015 at CMA premises, Colombo 4. The main purpose of signing this agreement between two institutions is to provide exemptions for existing Entrepreneurship and Management curriculum offered by the Department of Management [...]
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The Department of Computer Science and Technology of Uva Wellassa University commenced Certificate Courses on ‘Java Application Development and Web Designing’. The main objective of such enormous programme is to develop the Information Technology (IT) literacy of the youth in Uva Province. The Inauguration Ceremony was held on October 24, 2015 at the University auditorium [...]
A workshop targeting to develop and promote University Business Linkages (UBL) was conducted during September 10 – 13, 2015 with collaboration of GIZ Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) Development Programme. Having approved by the University Grant Commission of Sri Lanka, Mr. Alfredo Suvelza who is a GOPA/GIZ expert on SME Development as well as a [...]
The Working Committee on Agricultural Education of Uva Agriculture Development Forum (UADF) conducted one day workshop for the school teachers who engage in Agricultural Science of G.C.E. O/L and G.C.E. A/L syllabi. The workshop was held on September 12, 2015 at Uva Wellassa University with the collaboration of Zonal Education Office, Badulla. The main objective [...]
Uva Wellassa University and Kurunegala Plantation Limited signed an agreement on September 01, 2015, in accordance with a mutual desire, to promote the Coconut Industry by working cooperatively and sharing the knowledge & skills, resources, and experience. Activities to be undertaken after this agreement will hopefully contribute to produce graduates who are competent, innovative, self-driven [...]
‘Corn Festival’ (alias “Corn Fiesta”) is an annual event organized by the students who are specializing in Food Engineering and Bioprocess Technology under B.Sc. in Science and Technology degree programme. This event is dedicated to showcase the corn based food items developed by the students aiming to popularize the consumption of corn in Sri Lanka. [...]
“Aurora” - The Annual Food Festival organized by the Department of Animal Science was successfully held on July 22, 2015 at Uva Wellassa University. Aurora is always a highly anticipated event on UWU’s annual calendar and the event was hosted this time by the third year students of Department of Animal Science under the guidance [...]
A book, which was compiled based on research findings regarding the contribution made by Mr. Arnold Sathasivampillai to Tamil Studies, will be brought to launching on August 03, 2015 at the Main Lecture Theater (MLT) of the University. Mr. M. Rubavathanan, Senior Lecturer, Department of Public Administration, Faculty of Management has devoted his time on […]
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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