As the Dean of the Faculty of Animal Science and Export Agriculture (FASEA) of the Uva Wellassa University (UWU), I welcome you all with open hands to the Faculty of Animal Science and Export Agriculture. You are privileged to join the “UWU family” and study a unique degree focused on value addition to the national livestock and agricultural crops of the country and become an entrepreneurial graduate.
FASEA is one of the pioneering Faculties established with the inception of the UWU. The Faculty comprise with two Departments; Department of Animal Science and Department of Export Agriculture and offers five degrees; Bachelor of Animal Science Honours, Bachelor of Science Honours in Aquatic Resources Technology, Bachelor of Science Honours in Export Agriculture, BScHons Bachelor of Science Honours in Palm & Latex Technology and Value Addition and Bachelor of Science Honours in Tea Technology and Value Addition. All our degrees are unique as they are delivered in English medium, provide Essential Skills and Broad General Education and focused on transforming students to be entrepreneurial. The Faculty also offers Postgraduate opportunities and Diploma & Certificate courses in the related fields.
The curricula of the Faculty are reviewed and updated regularly by highly qualified academics in consultation with stakeholders considering local, regional and international trends and standards. The highly qualified staff of the Faculty is committed to high quality teaching, learning and research promoting an intellectually stimulating multidisciplinary environment for studies. Students are also equipped with specialized knowledge in agriculture, aquaculture, fisheris and related subjects, practical Essential Skills, required attitudes and insights to meet the local and global challenges and making outstanding citizens to society.
As students of FASEA, I hope that you will acquire maximum benefits out of the opportunities available and become exceptional graduates who will bring honor and credit to UWU and the country.
I wish you all the very best in your studies and all future endeavors.