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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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  • Poultry Forum – 2018

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    Department of Animal Science, Uva Wellassa University organized the 2nd Poultry forum – 2018 (PF-2018) on 28th September 2018 at the University premises under the theme of “Future of the Poultry World: Smarter and Greener Production”. This year the event was co-hosted with Crysbro Group of company and many other well-wishers. Over 250 people including [...]

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  • The 8th General Convocation

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    The Uva Wellassa University proudly announce the 8th General Convocation of the University that will be held at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall, Colombo, on Saturday, 11th August 2018 from 1.30 pm onwards. Five hundred and twenty three graduands will receive Bachelor’s Degrees on the and the Degrees will be conferred by the Chancellor [...]

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  • DAAD-NSF Scheme for Project-Related Personal Exchange

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    To further strengthen cooperation on scientific and academic research between Germany and Sri Lanka, the DAAD and the NSF have launched a new Joint Mobility Program for Project-Related Personal Exchange. Based on an MoU signed earlier this year, the purpose of this new Joint Mobility Program is to promote bilateral scientific cooperation in both countries [...]

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  • Exclusive Cricket Match and Cultural Event

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    The Welfare Society of the Uva Wellassa University hosted a Cricket Tournament and a Cultural Event for the staff members of the University to mark their third anniversary on 28th June, 2018. The cricket tournament consisted of eleven teams representing all categories of the staff members in the University. The final match of the tournament [...]

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  • Bridging ICT Knowledge and Skills Gap

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    The Department of Computer Science and Technology conducted a workshop on ‘Computer Networking’ strengthening its long-lasting relationship with the school community, particularly the school students. The target audience, R/Karawita Central College including those of GCE Advanced level students and teachers, was selected with a particular regard to under-resourced schools in Sri Lanka. The workshop, organized [...]

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  • Launching of Journal of Agriculture and Value Addition

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    Journal of Agriculture and Value Addition (JAVA) was launched on May 31, 2018 as the maiden Research Journal of the Faculty of Animal Science and Export Agriculture and also of the Uva Wellassa University. Launching was undertaken as an amiable ceremony at the Senate Hall of the University. With the arrival of the Vice Chancellor [...]

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  • Outstanding Doctoral Thesis award

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    Dr. R.M.S. Indunil Rathnayake attached to the Department of Science and Technology has been awarded 2017 Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Award: Executive Dean's Commendation Award by Queensland University of Technology (QUT) for her Doctoral thesis on “Synthesis, characterisation and application of inorganic-organic clays for water purification”. Rathnayake, Suramya I. (2017) Synthesis, characterisation and application of inorganic-organic [...]

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  • Life Saving Training Camp for UWU Students

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    Venue: @ Sri Lanka Coast Guard Life Saving Training School, Balapitiya Aqua Club of Aquatic Resources Technology Degree Programme, Uva Wellassa University organized a five-day life saving training camp for undergraduates of Uva Wellassa University on 15th - 19th January, 2018 at the Sri Lanka Coast Guard Life Saving Training School, Balapitiya with the collaboration [...]

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  • Introductory Session on AHEAD Program at UWU

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    The introductory session on AHEAD World Bank funded programme was successfully conducted at University Senate room from 3.00 pm to 5.30 pm on 25th April with the participation of Dr. Harsha Aturupan/ Lead Economist, The World Bank Dr. J.L. Rathnasekara/Vice Chancellor, UWU Prof. Thusitha Abeythunga/Director OMTS, UGC Dr. Romola Rassool/Director OMTS, UGC Dr. Kumudika Boyagoda/Director [...]

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  • The 2nd International Research Symposium

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    The 2nd International Research Symposium of Uva Wellassa University (IRSUWU 2018) was successfully held on February 1-2, 2018 at Uva Wellassa University Premises. The inaugural session of the research symposium was presided by the Vice Chancellor of Uva Wellassa University, Dr. J.L. Ratnasekara. Mr. H.M.B.C. Herath, Additional Secretary, Mr. P.M. Dharmatilake, Project Director of Ministry [...]

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  • Warm Welcome to Newcomers 2018

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    The Day 01, “The First Impression”, of the UWU Integration Programme 2018 was held on January 15, 2018 at the University premises of Uva Wellassa University where 758 fresh students got registered for 13 Degree Programmes. There was a Ceremonial Inauguration to welcome the newcomers to UWU family.  

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  • Saarkshara 2017

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    The Animal Science Society of Uva Wellassa University organized “Saarkshara 2017” as one of their cooperate social responsibility (CSR) activities for the 3rd consecutive year on 21st November 2017 at Malangamuwa Vidyadeepa Primary School in Badulla.  The 3rd year undergraduates of Animal Science degree programme together with their staff members visited the school and donated [...]

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  • Sakura Tree Planting Ceremony

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    Sakura Tree Planting Ceremony (a Pilot Project in Tourism Promotion in Badulla District) A Sakura (Japanese Cherry) Tree Planting Ceremony was held at Uva Wellassa University in collaboration with Badulla District Secretariat and Meijo University of Japan on 3rd January 2018 in the university premises with the participation of, Honorable. M.P. Jayasinghe, the Governor of […]

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  • Awarding Ceremony of the 6th CTHE

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    The awarding ceremony of the Sixth Certificate Course in Teaching in Higher Education (CTHE) was held at the Main Lecture Theatre of the University on 24th of October 2017 and the ceremony was graced by Dr. J. L. Ratnasekera, the Vice Chancellor of the Uva Wellassa University, the Deans of Faculties, the Registrar, the Heads [...]

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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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