The President’s Awards Ceremony for Scientific Publications in Science Citation Index Expanded journals with a Sri Lankan institutional affiliation, for the research published in 2015 was held on 06th November 2017, at Taj Samudra Hotel, Colombo, graced by his Excellency the President of Sri Lanka and the Hon. State Minister of Science, Technology and Research. […]
The team “TransCoders”, the students from Department of Computer Science and Technology was able to emerge as 2nd runners up by showing their outstanding performance at the CODE KOMBAT – IFS 20th Anniversary Hackathon which was organized IFS R&D International (Pvt) Ltd held on Saturday, October 28th 2017 at "The Stables", Park Street Mews Colombo. [...]
The project “Namunu Translator”, offline instant English-Sinhala word translator developed by the students from Department of Computer Science and Technology has been awarded a merit under the category of Tertiary Student Project – Technology at National Best quality ICT Awards Night, Hotel Taj Samudra, Colombo on 06th, October 2017. This event was organized by the […]
Mr. A.N.R. Weerawansha, Lecturer (Probationary) attached to the Department of Export Agriculture of Uva Wellassa University of Sri Lanka was awarded the Session Best Paper in the International Science Congress held at Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Bangkok, Thailand. International Science Congress was held from 02nd of October to 06th of October 2017 and it [...]
Memorable and unforgettable memories of life are really the hues that upgrade the glistening glory of art of life. The Indian tour to “Biswamil 2017”; the International Cultural Festival organized by O.P. Jindhal Global University, Sonipat, Delhi, India was indeed such a hue. UWU three undergraduates together with Mr. Jagath Kulathilaka, Student Counsellor in Social […]
The Department of Computer Science and Technology organized Industrial Awareness Program for 3rd –Year Computer Science and Technology undergraduates in collaboration with three companies ISM APAC (Pvt) Ltd, Pearson Lanka (Pvt) Ltd and Virtusa (Pvt) Ltd on 29th September 2017 at Orion City - IT Building complex, Colombo 09. The program was held with the [...]
Students of Uva Wellassa University have conducted “Malaithendral 2017″, Arts & Cultural event on 17th of Septemper 2017 at Simon Peeris Memorial Conference Hall, Badulla. “Malaithrendral” event has been organized by the students, for last four years to promote the artistic and cultural values of the students in the university and provides a platform to […]
The Annual Food Festival organized by the Department of Animal Science was successfully held on August 16, 2017 at Uva Wellassa University. Dr. S.C. Jayamanne, Dean of the Faculty of Animal Science and Export Agriculture and several other distinguished guests attended to the opening ceremony of the event. Aurora is always a highly anticipated event [...]
The Gavel Conference of Sri Lanka-2017, was held at the Waymba University of Sri Lanka during the last 5th, 6th and 7th of August. It was organized by the "Gavel Clubs of Sri Lanka", in order to unite all the Gavel Clubs of Sri Lanka, registered under the Toastmasters International, California-USA. Gavel Clubs representing Universities [...]
The National Youth Model United Nations – 2017 was held on 25th, 26th and 27th of August at the Colombo University premises. A team of delegation representing the Gavel Club of Uva Wellassa University took part in the event, under the guidance of Dr. J.L. Rathnasekera (Vice Chancellor), Mr. G.H. Abeyweera (Dean, Faculty of Management […]
• Academic Programme - 08.08.2017 – 29.09.2017
• Mid- Semester Vacation - 30.09.2017 – 08.10.2017
• Academic Programme - 09.10.2017 – 24.11.2017
• Study Leave - 25.11.2017 – 10.12.2017
• Examination - 11.12.2017 – 05.01.2018
• End Semester Vacation - 06.01.2018 – 04.02.2018
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
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. | Read More
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.
Sports and Events
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. | Read More
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