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  • The Public Sector Best Annual Reports & Accounts Awards 2020

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    The Uva Wellassa University was awarded the Certificate of Compliance in the “Best Annual Report & Accounts Awards – 2020″ organized by the Association of Public Finance Accountants of Sri Lanka (APFASL), the Public Sector Wing of CA Sri Lanka. The awarding ceremony was held on February 22, 2021 at the BMICH. The event was […]

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  • Faculty of Management signs MoU with the Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing

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    The Faculty of Management, Uva Wellassa University recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing (SLIM), to offer a gold medal and a scholarship for the Bachelor of Business Management in Entrepreneurship and Management degree programme. The MoU was signed by SLIM Treasurer/Chairman, Dr. Jayantha Dewasiri and the Vice chancellor […]

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  • Achievement of Ms.S.P.N.P. Subasinghe and Mr. R.C. Prasad

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    Ms. S.P.N.P. Subasinghe and Mr. R.C. Prasad have won the awards for The Most Creative Narrated Article and The Most Scientific Article respectively at “TRACTATE 2020”,the International Article Writing Competition on “Health Security through Food in the Light of COVID-19” which was organized by the Association of Food Science and Technology, University of Sri Jayawardanapura. [...]

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  • Launching the Inaugural Issue of the Magazine “HARVEST”

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    Department of Export Agriculture, Faculty of Animal Science and Export Agriculture, Uva Wellassa University proudly celebrates the launch of the inaugural issue of the magazine, “HARVEST”. The magazine, “HARVEST” will be published biannually in months of June and December. The Department of Export Agriculture initiated this magazine with the aim of improving creativity and written [...]

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  • Book Launching Ceremony of අල පැංචයි බටු පැංචයි

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    The Book Launching Ceremony of "අල පැංචයි බටු පැංචයි" by Author Dr. Senani Wijewardana was held at Uva Wellassa University Library on January 11, 2021, at 1.00 p.m. The Vice-Chancellor of UWU graced the event as the Chief Guest. The event was organized by Uva Wellassa University Library.

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  • Ms.S.B.M.H.M.Mahindarathna was awarded in ICFA2020

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    Ms.S.B.M.H.M.Mahindarathna was awarded as the best poster presenter of the session; Feeding and Nutrition in Aquaculture, 7th International Conference on Fisheries and Aquaculture 2020 which was organized by the International Institute of Knowledge Management (TIIKM) held on 26th- 27th November2020. Ms.S.B.M.H.M.Mahindarathna was a student of Department of Animal Science, Uva Wellassa University, Sri Lanka. Department [...]

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  • “Let’s Plant Trees for a Better Environment 2021”

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    Uva Wellasa University (UWU) contributed towards another noble need to save the planet by planting the Sri Lankan National Trees (Na Tree) in Muthiyangana Raja Maha Viharaya, Badulla.  Rev. Polommaruwe Wachissara Thero inaugurated the occasion together with Professor JL Ratnasekera Vice Chancellor, Mr. MF Hibathul Careem Registrar, Dr. T. Pratheepan Acting Librarian, Mr. Nishantha Nawela [...]

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  • UWU Organised Two Tree Planting Programmes on 26.11.2020 & 03.12.2020

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    Tree planting program has been organized due to remove trees for constructing of Badulla- Chenkaladi road. District Forest Office, Badulla supported to organize the program and location is Landslide area of the University.  Said area will be developed as Medicinal Park, Fruit Garden and Leisure Park.   Vice Chancellor , District Forest Officer, Dean Faculty [...]

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  • Mr. E.C.N. Rathnapala was selected for receiving a Faculty Award – ANS 2018/2019

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  • UWU Library Organised a Tree Planting Programme

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    A tree-planting program was organized by Uva Wellassa University Library to plant trees at Muthiyangana Raja Maha Viharaya. Rev. Polommaruwe Wachissara Thero. graced the occasion The event was held on 03.12.2020 from 10.30 A. M. onwards. This program was coordinated by Dr. K. M. R. K. Kulatunga, Senior Assistant Librarian at Uva Wellassa University.

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  • Ms. Chamodi Wewelwala has won the 3rd place at “THE QUIZIST” online quiz game

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    Ms. Chamodi Wewelwala has won the 3rd place at “THE QUIZIST” online quiz game which was organized by Association of Food Science and Technology, University of Sri Jayawardanapura held on 12th September 2020. Over 50 undergraduates were participated for the 1st round representing many state universities of the country. After 3 successful rounds Ms. Chamodi [...]

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  • Protection for Buddhist Priests at Muthiyangana Temple from Covid-19

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    Vice Chancellor of UWU handed over an Automated Sanitizer Spray Machine to Rev. Polommaruwe Wachissara Thero of Badulla Muthiyangana Temple. The machine was produced by the Technical Officers of the UWU (UWU Techno Society). Financial contributions were made by the Vice Chancellor, Deputy Registrar/General Administration and staff members of the Library. Date 06.11.2020

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  • Professor Jayantha Lal Ratnasekera was re-appointed as the Vice- Chancellor of Uva Wellassa University

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    Professor Jayantha Lal Ratnasekera has been re-appointed as the Vice Chancellor of the Uva Wellassa University of Sri Lanka by His Excellency, The President of Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, Gotabaya Rajapaksa. Professor Ratnasekera assumed duties as the Vice Chancellor of UWU for next 3 years on his birthday, November 04, 2020. Professional Journey [...]

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  • Winners in IOBSL Inter University Biology Challenge2020-Institute of Biology Sri Lanka (IOBSL)

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    The team “Aquatic Resources Technology” representing the Aquatic Resources Technology Degree Programme of  Uva wellassa University  won the 2nd place in IOBSL Inter University Biology Challenge 2020 under the theme of “Sustainable solutions to face the challenges of the COVID-l9 crisis and beyond”. The competition was organized by the Institute of Biology Sri Lanka (IOBSL). [...]

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  • 6th AGM of Uva Agriculture Development Forum (UADF)

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    The 6th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Uva Agriculture Development Forum (UADF) was held on September 16, 2020 in the presence of its membership. The meeting was commenced at 2.00 p.m. at the Main Lecture Theatre of Uva Wellassa University.  Prof. H.M.S.K. Herath, Dean, Faculty of Animal Science and Export Agriculture briefed the objectives of [...]

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  • Partnership Development between FASEA and Ministry of Agriculture, Uva Province

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    A special meeting was held on September 01, 2020 to discuss about the contribution that Faculty of Animal Science and Export Agriculture (FASEA), Uva Wellassa University can make for developing agriculture sector of Uva region. As collaborators, officials of Ministry of Agriculture (Uva) and related institutions visited the University. The discussion was held as an [...]

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  • The Inauguration Ceremony of the BBM General (External) Degree Programme

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    The Inauguration Ceremony of the first Batch of the Bachelor of Business Management General (External) Degree Programme offered by the Faculty of Management, in collaboration with the Center for Open and Distance Learning of Uva Wellassa University was held on 23rd of August 2020 at the University premises. A total number of hundred and sixty-five [...]

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  • 4th International Research Conference of Uva Wellassa University

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    4th International Research Conference of Uva Wellassa University (IRCUWU2020) was held on July 29 and 30, 2020 at the university. UWU had its first Research Symposium in the year 2010 and, within a short period, IRCUWU turned out to be a significant annual event facilitating a large number of national and international researchers, scientists, economists, [...]

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  • The Fish Talk Webinar

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    “The Fish Talk: වසංගත අභියෝග හමුවේ විසිතුරු මත්ස්‍ය කර්මාන්තය” Webinar "The Fish Talk” the online zoom conference regarding the ornamental fish industry amidst the pandemic situation, has been conducted successfully with the participation of over 200+ interested individuals. Department of Animal Science organize the event with the collaboration of Aqua Club of Aquatic Resources Technology [...]

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  • The Awarding Ceremony of the 8th CTHE

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    The awarding ceremony of the Eighth Certificate Course in Teaching in Higher Education (CTHE) was held at the Senate Board Room of the University on 19th February 2020 and the ceremony was graced by Prof. J.L. Ratnasekera, the Vice Chancellor of the Uva Wellassa University, the Deans of Faculties, the Registrar, the Bursar and the [...]

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  • Sakura Blossoms at Uva Wellassa University

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    Sakura (Japanese Cherry) plants having planted on testing ground at Uva Wellassa University started blooming. These Sakura plants were imported from Japan under a Special Tourism Development Project in collaboration with Uva Wellassa University, Meijo University of Japan and District Secretariat, Badulla. Under the project 10 Sakura plants were brought from Japan and were planted [...]

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  • “The eye is the Lamp of the Body”

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    A free medical eye checkup programme for Uva Wellassa University staff was organized on 24th February 2020 at university premises. This Humanitarian task was organized by Uva Wellassa University Teacher’s Association in collaboration with 3Deye care solutions. About 150 staff members along with their family members participated the programme as special prices were applicable for [...]

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  • Sri Lanka Forum of University Economists 2020 at UWU

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    Sri Lanka Forum of University Economists (SLFUE) which was established in February, 2012 with the intention of enabling closer cooperation, dialogue, research and academic enhancement among the professionals in Economics serving in the Sri Lankan Public Universities currently possesses the membership of 33 Departments and Units that teach economics in the Sri Lankan University system. [...]

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  • Academic Session 2020 Department of Export Agriculture

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    Department of Export Agriculture, Faculty of Animal Science and Export Agriculture organized an Academic Session (Academic Session 2020) for the first time as a collaborative event with the support of AHEAD project (ELTA-ELSE DPs). The event was held on February 06, 2020 at the University Premises. The Academic Session 2020 provided a scientific platform for [...]

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  • Animal Science Blood Drive 2020 “Donate Blood Donate Life”

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    The annual blood donation programme organized by Animal Science Degree Programme of Department of Animal Science was held for its 11th consecutive time on 21st January 2020. Following the theme of “Donate Blood Donate Life” Animal Science Blood Drive 2020 was held successfully in collaboration with Central Blood Bank, Badulla and Monaragala. The event was [...]

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  • Annual Pirith Chanting Ceremony and Alms Giving (Dana Puja)

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    The Uva Wellassa University (UWU) annual pirith chanting ceremony and alms giving (Dana Puja) was conducted blissfully on 24th and 25th of January 2020, with the guidance of respected Vice Chancellor and in support of Academics, Administrative Staff, Academic Supportive Staff, Non Academics and all the beloved students of the UWU. Every year this ceremony [...]

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  • Winner of Inter-University Business Plan Competition

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    Ms. S.M.D.R.R. Senarathne, 3rd year student of the Export Agriculture Degree Programme, Uva Wellassa University of Sri Lanka received the first place in the Inter-University Business Plan Competition - BIZ MINDZ 2019 organized by Young Entrepreneurs Association (YEA) of the University of Kelaniya. This annual competition is held to recognize the novel, creative and innovative [...]

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  • Business Forum 2020- A Platform to Optimize UWU Business Ideas

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    The UBL Cell is dedicated to linking the innovations of UWU to the needs of the industry. It firmly believes that a collaboration between the university with public and private industries will revolutionize the scope of research paving way for innovations at the bench top to reach the mass market. While it nurtures the potential [...]

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  • Commencement of Duties for year 2020

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    “Commitment to serve as esteemed government officials” under the newly appointed people centered government, the oath of undertaking the intentional determination ceremony was conducted ceremoniously at the UWU premises on 1st of January 2020. May this year bring new achievements in your work; wish you a Joyful, Bright, Healthy, Prosperous and Happiest New Year Ahead!

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  • Emporia 2020 – The Marketing Day of UWU

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    The second year undergraduates of the Industrial Information Technology (IIT) degree program have organized the Marketing Day of UWU which is named as ‘Emporia 2020’ for the third consecutive time under the course unit of Principles of Marketing. The grand event was held on 09th January 2020 at Uva Wellassa University. The purpose of organizing [...]

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  • Aqua forum – “Nurturing the 21 Million: Towards the Blue Economy”

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    Department of Animal Science, Uva Wellassa University organized the Aqua forum – 2019 (AF-2019) on 28th November 2019 at the University premises under the theme of “Nurturing the 21 Million: Towards the Blue Economy”. This year the event was co-hosted with AHEAD ELTA ELSE DP Project of Department of Animal Science. Over 350 people including [...]

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  • Department of Computer Science and Informatics handshakes with SLASSCOM and EDB

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    Two- day workshop which was jointly organized by SLASSCOM and Sri Lanka Export Development Board in collaboration with Department of Computer Science and Informatics of Uva Wellssa University was successfully held on 19th and 20thDecember, 2019 at main lecture theater and E3 laboratory of Uva Wellassa University. The main objective of this program was to [...]

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  • Ceremonial Inauguration of the Short Course in Robotics and Arduino Programming

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    The Short course in Robotics and Arduino Programming which is organized by the Department of Science and Technology, commenced on the 14th of December 2019 with the participants of 16 students. The main objective of the course is to introduce Arduino programming and robot control. This short course will be able to enhance knowledge of [...]

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  • The Inauguration Ceremony – Certificate in English for School Leavers

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    The Inauguration Ceremony of the 8th Batch of the Certificate in English for School Leavers was successfully held on 7th December 2019. The ceremony was graced by Prof. J.L Rathnasekara, Vice-Chancellor of Uva Wellassa University alone with the course coordinator, Dr. M. Rubavathanan, the Bursar Mr. Gamini Liyanage and the Deputy Registrar, Mr. A.J.M.D.N.B. Nawala.

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  • Best Presenter Award – 31st PGIA Annual Congress

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    Mr. K.K.T.N. Ranaweera, Lecturer (Probationary) attached to the Department of Animal Science of Uva Wellassa University of Sri Lanka won the “Session Best Presenter” award at the “31st Annual Congress-2019” organized by the Postgraduate Institute of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya. The congress was held from 21st November to 22nd November, 2019. Mr. Ranaweera won the [...]

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  • Aurora 2019

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    'Aurora 2019'-The Annual Food Festival organized by Department of Animal Science-was held successfully for the 7th time on 28th October 2019 at the university premises. The event is annually organized with the intention of raising funds to the Animal Science Society and Aqua Club to assist Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities. Aurora 2019 was hosted [...]

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  • UWU ROBOT BATTLES 2019- Extra Edition

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    Taking a colossal step in university education, the Department of Science and Technology, Uva Wellassa University of Sri Lanka was successfully concluded, Sri Lanka’s largest-ever robot competition, " UWU ROBOT BATTLES 2019- Extra Edition " in the third consecutive time collaboration with US Embassy during the ‘Maker Fair’ at Trace Expert City, Colombo, on 20th [...]

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  • Ornamental Fish Farming Workshop

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    Ornamental Fish Farming Workshop which was jointly organized by Department of Animal Science and Aqua Club of Uva Wellassa University in collaboration with Association of Live Tropical Fish Exporters of Sri Lanka was successfully held on 04th October, 2019 at main lecture theater of Uva Wellassa University. Vice Chancellor of Uva Wellassa University participated as [...]

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  • Career Fair 2019 – “Explore Your Future”

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    Career fair, 2019 was organized by the Faculty of Management, Uva Wellassa University of Sri Lanka titled as “Explore Your Future” on 02nd September 2019 from 8.30 am to 4.00 pm at the university premises with the aim of bringing together the giants in the corporate field in order to develop students’ confidence over job [...]

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  • The President’s Awards for Scientific Research

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    The President’s Awards for Scientific Research was held on 26th August 2019 at the Taj Samudra Hotel, Colombo. The ceremony was graced by his Excellency the President Maithripala Sirisena and the Hon. State Minister of Science, Technology and Research. Top 100 papers published in year 2017 in journals with the highest SCImago Journal Ranking (SJR), [...]

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