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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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  • Best Presenter Awards – ICFA 2019

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    Ms. A.C.W.W.M.C.L.K. Coswatte and Ms. A.P. Abeygunawardana, Lecturers (Probationary) attached to the Department of Animal Science of Uva Wellassa University of Sri Lanka won the “Best Presenter” awards at the “6th International Conference on Fisheries and Aquaculture (ICFA)-2019” organized by the International Institute of Knowledge Management (TIIKM). Uva Wellassa University served as an academic partner [...]

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  • General Convocation 2018

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    The General Convocation-2018 of UWU was held at the Magam Ruhunupura International Convention Centre (MRICC), Hambantota on the 31st of August, 2019. In total, Degrees were conferred to 490 graduands, comprising of 194 Bachelor’s degrees on graduands under five unique degree programmes from the Faculty of Animal Science and Export Agriculture, 183 graduands with Bachelor’s [...]

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  • Launching Ceremony -Journal of Technology and Value Addition

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    Journal of Technology and Value Addition (JTVA) of Uva Wellassa University of Sri Lanka was ceremonially launched on April 04, 2019 at the Board Room of Senate Building of the University with the participation of the Vice Chancellor and other Invited Guests. The programme was inaugurated at 10.00 a.m. by lighting the oil lamp respecting [...]

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  • “Saakshara 2019″ Organized by Animal Science Society

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    “Saakshara 2019” The annual CSR activity organized by the Animal Science Society of Department of Animal Science, Uva Wellassa University for providing schooling aids to school students from low income families was successfully held for the 5th consecutive year. The event was held this year at Kohovilkandura Vidyalaya, Badulla on 14th March 2019. The 4th [...]

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  • “April Pledge in Respect of Country of a Free of Drugs”

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    Uva Wellassa University held the inaugural ceremony of the national programme on drug prevention called “A Country of a Free of Drugs” launched under the direct supervision of His Excellency the President, on April 3, 2019. The Vice Chancellor Prof. JL Ratnasekera, who headed the ceremony, stated that all members of the university should actively [...]

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  • Workshop on Higher Education Opportunities in USA

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    A workshop on “Higher Education Opportunities in USA for Sri Lankan Students” was held on 12th of March 2019 at the Uva Wellassa University premises. The event was organized by the Department of Science and Technology and the Gavle Club of Uva Wellassa University in collaboration with the United States-Sri Lanka Fulbright Commission (US-SLFC). The [...]

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  • Workshop on Research Indicators and Scholarly Publications

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    Workshop on Research Indicators, Scholarly Publications and Research Management organized by the Library of UWU was held on February 12,2019 at the Main Computer Lab. The workshop was inaugurated by Prof.(Dr.). J.L. Ratnasekera, the Vice Chancellor with the presence of Deans of the Faculties, Registrar, Librarian and Bursar. The Main objective of the workshop was [...]

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  • BevyLabs won Gold at IPITEx 2019

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    Every year in “Thailand Inventors’ Day”, an international pavilion is set up for exhibiting the potential and interesting invention and innovation of international inventors/innovators. This year 2019 it was known as “2019 Bangkok International Intellectual Property, Invention, Innovation and Technology Exposition” (IPITEx 2019), which was held in Thailand, on their Inventors’ Day during 2 – [...]

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  • International Research Conference 2019

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    Proceedings of IRCUWU 2019 The International research conference of Uva Wellassa University 2019 was held on 7th and 8th of February 2019 under the theme of “Sustainable Business Transition through Technology and Innovations” at the Uva Wellassa University premises which was organized by Faculty of Management. The inaugural session of the International Research Conference 2019 [...]

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  • Staff Badminton Tournament 2019

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    Physical Education unit had organized staff Badminton tournament among the Academic, Administrative and Non-academic staff of the Uva Wellassa University, with the support of Vice chancellor, Deans, Registrar and all staff of UWU. It was held on 8th January, 2019 at UWU indoor badminton court. The tournament consisted Men’s Double, Women’s double and Mixed double [...]

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  • UWU Robot Battle 2018

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    “UWU Robot Battle 2018” was successfully concluded for the second consecutive time on December 15, 2018. The competition was held under two categories; School and Open, where hundreds of young enthusiastic tech guys were took part in the robotics extravaganza. 48 teams were participated under the School category comprising a total of 180 number of [...]

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  • Vice Chancellor visits three Indian HEIs

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    Dr. Jayantha Lal Ratnasekera, Vice Chancellor was the Chief Guest at the International Conference on Emerging Trends in Librarianship at Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Trichy, India, held during December 10-12, 2018. The Vice Chancellor delivered the Keynote Address, while Mr. M.F. Hibathul Careem, the Registrar of the UWU has delivered a special address at [...]

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  • Launching ceremony – Journal of Management and Tourism Research

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    The Maiden Journal of the Faculty of Management of Uva Wellasa University “Journal of Management and Tourism Research” (JMTR) was ceremonially launched today (13th December 2018) at the Senate Chamber of the University. Prof. M.S.M. Aslam making the Keynote speech highlighted the significance of knowledge dissemination in today’s information based economy. The Editor in Chief [...]

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  • Outstanding Poster Presentation Award- The University of Hong Kong

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    Ms. T.S.R. Fernando, Lecturer attached to the Department of Animal Science of Uva Wellassa University of Sri Lanka won the “Outstanding Poster Presenter” award at the 23rd Research Postgraduate Symposium (RPS) at The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong. The Research Postgraduate Symposium (RPS) is an annual event of Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, [...]

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  • Government Service Badminton Championship -2018

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    Uva Wellassa University and Sri Lanka Customs were entered the women’s A division finals at the team events of the Government Services Badminton championships played at the Mercantile Badminton Association courts at Torrington. University of Uva Wellassa defeated CMC 3/1 was met Customs who beat University of Kelaniya with hard fought 3/2 games at the [...]

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  • Winners in Undergraduate Quiz competition– RUSL 2018

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    Five undergraduate students of Aquatic Resources Technology Degree Program in Uva Wellassa University were participated for the quiz competition held by Inventing in Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (ISIBES 2018), Rajarata University on 16th October, 2018 parallel to their 4th International Research Symposium. Uva Wellassa University team was won the Undergraduate Quiz Competition among 11 teams [...]

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  • ANS Blood Drive 2018

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    The annual noble charity, “ANS Blood Drive 2018” which was organized by the third year undergraduates of the Animal Science Degree Programme with the support of Central Blood Bank, Badulla was successfully completed on 08th November 2018 for its 10th consecutive time and event was attended by the, Dr. Jayantha Lal Rathnasekera, Vice Chancellor of [...]

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  • UWU shines at NBQSA 2018

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    The project “Amba Yaluwa”- the concentration device developed by the students from Department of Computer Science and Technology has been awarded a merit under the category of Tertiary Student Projects (Technology) at National Best Quality ICT Awards (NBQSA) Night held at Hotel Galadari, Colombo on 19th of October, 2018. This event was organized by the [...]

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  • Ceremonial Inauguration of DELT

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    The Department of English Language Teaching (DELT), the 9th Department of the Uva Wellassa University was ceremonially inaugurated on October 31, 2018 at the Main Lecture Theater (MLT) . Professor Rajiva Wijesingha, Senior Professor in English graced this occasion as the Chief Guest while delivering a thought provoking speech. Dr. J.L. Ratnasekera, the Vice Chancellor, [...]

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