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  • The President’s Awards for Scientific Publication

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    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. […]

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  • Uva Wellassa University lightened at CODE COMBAT

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    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. [...]

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  • Uva Wellassa University awarded at NBQSA 2017

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    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 […]

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  • Session Best Paper Award at International Science Congress, Bangkok, Thailand

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    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 [...]

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  • UUW delegates at “BISWAMIL 2017”-International Cultural Extravaganza

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    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 […]

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  • Industrial Awareness Program for CST Undergraduates

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    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 [...]

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  • Malaithendral 2017 – Arts & Cultural Event

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    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 […]

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  • Aurora 2K17 – Annual Food Festival

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    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 [...]

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  • UWU Gaveliers triumphs “Gavels Got Gavel”

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    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 [...]

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  • UWU Gavel Club delegation at the National Youth Model United Nations – 2017

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    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 […]

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  • The 7th General Convocation

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    The Seventh General Convocation of UWU is  planned to be held at Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall, Colombo, on Sunday the 6th day of August 2017 at 2.00 pm onwards to acknowledge students’ success before moving on to the next phase of their career. The Chancellor of the Uva Wellassa University, Thripitakacharya Dharma Keerthi Sri Sumangala Rathanapala Dhammarakkhitha, Most […]

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  • Workshop on chemistry for ordinary level science students

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    Another CSR activity of Department of Science & Technology, a two-day experimental workshop on chemistry for Ordinary Level Students in under-resourced schools in Badulla district, was successfully conducted for the first time at the main Chemistry Laboratory of Uva Wellassa University on 19th and 20th July 2017. Altogether fifty seven students of grade 10 and [...]

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  • UWU MPhil Student Awarded for Best Conference Paper at IIUPST 2017

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    Ms.Kirushanthi Thangavel, a MPhil student in Faculty of Science & Technology, UWU, was awarded the best conference paper in the oral presentation category at the technical session of 3 rd Biennial International Symposium on Polymer Science and Technology organized by Department of Chemistry, University of Sri Jayewardenepura held at Golden Rose Hotel,Boralasgamuwa on 13 th [...]

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  • UWU Karate Team claims 3 Bronze medals

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    UWU Karate team was able to win three bronze medals at the Inter University Karate Championship which came to an end at the Gymnasium of University of Jayawardhanapura on the 18th of June 2017. Chameera Madushan (captain) in Kumite - Men 50kg category , Jaan Nimeshana in Kumite - Men 84kg category and Chathurika Wasanthi [...]

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  • Partnership between CIMA and Faculty of Management

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    The Faculty of Management of Uva Wellassa University signed a letter of Intent leading to Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) on May 15, 2017. This partnership aimed at promoting industry-recognized professional qualifications helping students to thus distinguish themselves in the competitive graduate market. Through this agreement, the faculty is [...]

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  • A delegation from University of Malaya, Malaysia

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    Prof. Abdul Kariem bin Mohd Arof, Head of the Center for Ionics, University of Malaya, Malaysia visited the Uva Wellassa University on 06th March, 2017. During his visit, UWU-ICC organized a meeting with Prof. Arof on 07th March, 2017 at the Board Room of the University which was chaired by the Vice Chancellor of the [...]

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  • Motivating Scholars to be Competitive Professionals

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    IMPETUS 2K17 is organized by IEEE Student branch of Uva Wellassa University, to give an insight of the modern trends in IT and Mechatronic Technologies to our potential undergraduates. Event will be held on 25th of March 2017 at Main Lecture Theater. Sessions will be started at 8.00 am and continue until 4.00 pm. For […]

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  • Uva Wellassa University receives its first Professor

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    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. […]

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  • UWU takes another step towards fulfilling its CSR

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    The Department of Computer Science and Technology of Uva Wellassa University donated a computer laboratory to Alpitiya Nawodya Maha Vidyalaya, Dambagalla, Monaragala on March 6, 2017. This donation was made as a CSR activity of the Department to mark the 10th anniversary of the university. The Departments’ Alumni, Staff Members of Faculty of Science and [...]

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  • Appointment of New Vice Chancellor to Uva Wellassa University

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    Dr. J. L. Ratnasekera, Senior Lecturer (Grade I) in Chemistry, Faculty of Applied Sciences, Rajarata University of Sri Lanka has been appointed to the Post of Vice Chancellor of Uva Wellassa University by His Excellency the President, for a period of three years with effect from January 28, 2017. Dr. Ratnasekera has graduated from People’s […]

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  • President’s Awards for Scientific Publication-2014

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    Four (04) researchers from the Faculty of Animal Science and Export Agriculture, Uva Wellassa University of Sri Lanka were awarded at the recently held President’s Awards for Scientific Publication for the year 2014. Dr. W.A.J.P. Wijesinghe, Dr. H.M.S.K. Herath, Dr. E.D.N.S. Abeyrathne and Dr. D.K.D.D. Jayasena received these prestigious awards at a ceremony held at [...]

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  • Blood Drive 2016

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    Fulfilling one of the corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities, the third year undergraduate students of the Animal Science Degree Programme successfully organized and completed the Annual Blood Donation Programme, ‘Blood Drive 2016’ on November 8, 2016 at the premises of Uva Wellassa University. This event was organized for the 6th consecutive year by the students [...]

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  • “Aurora 2K16”

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    The Annual Food Festival organized by the Department of Animal Science was successfully held on September 01, 2016 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 of Event [...]

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  • “Future Dreams 2016″ Science Exhibition

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    “Future Dreams 2016” Science Exhibition was organized by the Ministry of Education was held on 08th and 09th of November 2016, at Hali-Ela Central College. The Department of Science and Technology (SCT), at Uva Wellassa University presented a very informative and attractive stall for this exhibition. A few robotic items, some tricks using chemical reactions, [...]

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  • CVCD Excellence Awards 2016

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    Dr. D.K.Dinesh Darshaka Jayasena, Senior Lecturer of Department of Animal Science, Faculty of Animal Science and Export Agriculture, Uva Wellassa University was awarded the CVCD Excellence Award–2016, for the Most Outstanding Young Researcher in Biological Sciences including Agriculture and Allied Sciences. Dr. Jayasena’s research areas include Study on carcass and eating quality parameters of meat from farm animals, in particular on [...]

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  • Two-day workshop on DNA Barcoding

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    International Collaboration Center of Uva Wellassa University (UWU-ICC) organized a two-day workshop on “DNA Barcoding of Biological Samples & Its Applications as a Tool for Identification of Species” for academic staff members and undergraduates of Uva Wellassa University on 30th September and 01st October, 2016 at the University premises with the collaboration of University of [...]

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  • “Pera CHAMPS” Inter University Adventure Sports Competition-2016

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    Adventure Sports Team under the UWU NET (Uva wellassa University Nature Explorers Team) of Uva Wellassa University won the championship shield at the "Pera CHAMPS" Inter University Adventure Sports Competition-2016 which was organized by University Explorers Club (UEC), University of Peradeniya. Pera CHAMPS competition was held with the participation of teams from eight (08) different [...]

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  • State Literary Awards Ceremony 2016

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    The book titled “Arnold Sathasivampillai’s contribution to Tamil studies” written by Mr.  M. Rubavathanan, Senior Lecturer, Department of Public Administration, Faculty of Management of Uva Wellassa University has been nominated for the “Best Three Books”  under academic research category published in year 2015. Certificates for the respective authors were awarded at the “State Literary Awards […]

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  • International Conference of Fisheries and Aquaculture- (ICFA)-2016

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    Ms. K.P.G.K.P. Guruge, Lecturer (Probationary) attached to the Department of Animal Science of Uva Wellassa University of Sri Lanka won the “Best Overall Presenter” award at the “International Conference of Fisheries and Aquaculture- (ICFA)-2016” organized by the International Institute of Knowledge Management (TIIKM). The event was held at Hotel Goldi Sand, Negombo, Sri Lanka, from […]

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  • The Best Paper award at the BESSH -2016 ,South Korea

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    Ms. P.W. Jeewanthi, Lecturer (probationary) attached to the department of Export Agriculture of Uva Wellassa University won the Best paper award at the International conference on ” Business, Economics, Social Sciences & Humanities (BESSH-2016)”, Organized by Academic Fora, Malaysia held at Ibis Styles Ambassador, Seoul Myeongdong- South Korea, July 25-26, 2016. She received the Best […]

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  • Mother UWU is to mark her gratifying decade of knowledge sharing

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    Uva Wellassa University, the novel but the exemplary and unique addition to the Sri Lankan higher education milieu is about to celebrate her 10th year of celebration with pride and prestige while witnessing clearly the prosperous harvest of what she sowed for 10 years. Mother UWU opened her doors to the 1st batch of students […]

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  • The Best Presenter Awards at the 3rd ICOAF, Philippines

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    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. [...]

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  • Two UWU Researchers among Webometrics Rankings

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    Two academic staff members of Uva Wellassa University of Sri Lanka (UWU)received webometrics ranking recently. According to the recently issued third edition by Webometrics.info website, Dr. P.M. Sirimanne from Faculty of Science and Technology and Dr. W.A.J.P. Wijesinghe from Faculty of Animal Science and Export Agriculture were ranked 31st and 134th in the list, respectively. […]

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  • The Best Performance in “Imminent Marketer 2015”

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    Faculty of Management of Uva Wellassa University set another step forward by winning the Championship and the Award for the Best Visualizing Team in the competition organised by University of Sri Jayewardenepura held on November 7, 2015 at Concord Grand Hotel, Dehiwela. ‘Imminent Marketer 2015′ is the fourth consecutive business challenge, which was attended by […]

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  • Presidential Awards 2015

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    Two academicians from the Uva Wellassa University of Sri Lanka were awarded at the recently held Presidential Awards Ceremony for Scientific Publication for the year 2013. Dr. A.R. Kumarasinghe, Senior Lecturer attached to the Department of Science and Technology and Dr. Dinesh D. Jayasena, Senior Lecturer attached to the Department of Animal Science received these [...]

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  • The Best Presenter and the Overall Best Presenter Awards

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    Ms. Maleeka Nambapana, Lecturer attached to Department of Animal Science, Faculty of Animal Science and Export Agriculture won the Best Presenter Award in “Animal Science Session” and the Overall Best Presenter Award at the 27th Annual Congress of Postgraduate Institute of Agriculture (PGIA), University of Peradeniya held on November 19 & 20, 2015. Ms. Nambapana [...]

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  • MoU with CMA by Faculty of Management

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    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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