Dr. Kolitha Wijesekara, Head Department of Science and Technology, has been promoted as the first Merit Professor of Uva Wellassa University. Professor Wijesekara, who is an old boy of Kingwood Collage Kandy, completed his BSc (Hon.) special Degree (in Botany) and M.Phil. Degree (in Plant Sciences) from the University of Peradeniya. He obtained his Dr. […]
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.