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Development of UBL in Uva Province



Development of UBL in Uva Province
A workshop targeting to develop and promote University Business Linkages (UBL) was conducted during September 10 – 13, 2015 with collaboration of GIZ Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) Development Programme. Having approved by the University Grant Commission of Sri Lanka, Mr. Alfredo Suvelza who is a GOPA/GIZ expert on SME Development as well as a [...]

Technologies for Teachers in Agriculture



Technologies for Teachers in Agriculture
The Working Committee on Agricultural Education of Uva Agriculture Development Forum (UADF) conducted one day workshop for the school teachers who engage in Agricultural Science of G.C.E. O/L and G.C.E. A/L syllabi. The workshop was held on September 12, 2015 at Uva Wellassa University with the collaboration of Zonal Education Office, Badulla. The main objective [...]

New MoU signed with Kurunegala Plantation



New MoU signed with Kurunegala Plantation
Uva Wellassa University and Kurunegala Plantation Limited signed an agreement on September 01, 2015, in accordance with a mutual desire, to promote the Coconut Industry by working cooperatively and sharing the knowledge & skills, resources, and experience. Activities to be undertaken after this agreement will hopefully contribute to produce graduates who are competent, innovative, self-driven [...]

Corn Festival (Corn Fiesta) 2015



Corn Festival (Corn Fiesta) 2015
‘Corn Festival’ (alias “Corn Fiesta”) is an annual event organized by the students who are specializing in Food Engineering and Bioprocess Technology under B.Sc. in Science and Technology degree programme. This event is dedicated to showcase the corn based food items developed by the students aiming to popularize the consumption of corn in Sri Lanka. [...]

“AURORA 2015” – The Annual Food Festival



“AURORA 2015” – The Annual Food Festival
“Aurora” - The Annual Food Festival organized by the Department of Animal Science was successfully held on July 22, 2015 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 [...]

Book Launching Event on Tamil Studies



Book Launching Event on Tamil Studies

A book, which was compiled based on research findings regarding the contribution made by Mr. Arnold Sathasivampillai to Tamil Studies, will be brought to launching on August 03, 2015 at the Main Lecture Theater (MLT) of the University. Mr. M. Rubavathanan, Senior Lecturer, Department of Public Administration, Faculty of Management has devoted his time on […]

Best Paper Award in ICNFS – 2015



Best Paper Award in ICNFS – 2015

Dr. W.A.J.P. Wijesinghe, Senior Lecturer attached to Department of Export Agriculture, Faculty of Animal Science and Export Agriculture won the best paper/presenter award for the paper titled “Exploitation of health promoting potentials of edible sea cucumber (Holothuria edulis): Search of new bioactive components as functional ingredients” at 4th International Conference on Nutrition and Food Science- […]

Bronze Medal Won by an HTE Student



Bronze Medal Won by an HTE Student
Culinary Art Food Expo 2015, which was held from July 24 to 26, 2015 at the BMICH, Colombo, was the Culinary Art Competition and exhibition organized by the Chefs Guild of Sri Lanka for the 16th time with the theme of 'From Shelf to the Table'. This year’s Culinary Art Competition has received over 2500 [...]

Workshop on Dry Flower Technology



Workshop on Dry Flower Technology
A workshop on Dry Flower Technology was conducted on July 04, 2015 at Uva Wellassa University to a group of entrepreneurs who are engaging with the cut flower sector in the Uva region. The workshop was organized by Uva Wellassa University with the collaboration of Small Enterprises Development Division, District Office, Badulla. The workshop was [...]