Two academicians of Uva Wellassa University won the Best Presenter Awards at the 3rd International Conference on Agriculture and Forestry (ICOAF), 2016 organised by the International Institute of Knowledge Management (TIKM), Sri Lanka and hosted by the Cagayan State University, Philippines held at Hotel Sofitel Philippine Plaza, Manila, Philippines during June 01 to 03, 2016. [...]
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.