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The Uva Wellassa University (UWU) was established in Badulla in 2005 with the aim of enhancing the opportunities for rapid development of the Uva Province. The academic programmes of UWU were commenced on 07th August 2006 under three faculties; Faculty of Animal Science and Export Agriculture (FASEA), Faculty of Management and Faculty of Science and Technology with a vision of being the center of excellence in value addition to national resources base. FASEA aims to achieve excellence in agricultural education with special emphasis on the value addition to the local agricultural and aquatic resources. It comprised of two Departments from its inception, namely Department of Animal Science and Department of Export Agriculture, each offering a unique SLQF Level 6 degree programme, Bachelor of Animal Science Honours (BAScHons) and Bachelor of Science Honours (BScHons) in Export Agriculture, respectively. Heading towards the university vision, FASEA introduced three more SLQF Level 6 degree programmes under the existing Departments. Total annual student intake for the Faculty is approximately 250-300 students. Read More..

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Degree programmes of the Faculty already maintain their own unique Alumni Associations. Alumni have been established for maintaining interactions between University and graduates. Also, alumni provide several benefits such as scholarships, employments, training opportunities and fund raising for the undergraduates. Alumni organizes several events annually with the participation of academic staff members, undergraduates and graduates for enhancing the synergistic collaboration and interaction.

Alumni Association of Department of Animal Science; “IMPREUNA”, was established in 2017, with the objectives of supporting the Undergraduates of Department of Animal Science through enhancing the academic excellence of its undergraduates, welfare of its members and disseminating information on relevant activities, opportunities & requirements of the degree programmes.

Since most of the other degree programmes of the Faculty meet their 10th batch in 2019, they are in the progression of commencing their own alumni associations with the collaboration of 10 batches in 2019. Once all the degree programmes are equipped with their own alumni associations, a premier alumni association will be established for the Faculty of Animal Science and Export Agriculture.

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  • “Saakshara 2019″ Organized by Animal Science Society

    “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 [...]

  • Outstanding Poster Presentation Award- The University of Hong Kong

    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, [...]