News and Events


  • 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. […]

  • 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 [...]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • “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 [...]

  • “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, [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • “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 [...]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. [...]

  • 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. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 [...]

  • 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 [...]