|Symposium - 2012|
Research focused on the value addition to the national resource base is an imperative in generating new knowledge, products, services, and processes which are vital for the economic development. Most of the challenges which need to be met locally and nationally have global relevance.
UWU has innovated a course driven academic process combined with an operations driven administrative process to respond proactively to the ever changing market needs and thereby to create readily employable entrepreneurial graduates who could take leadership roles in economic development of the country.
Having understood the dire need of value addition to the national resource base for economic development of the country, UWU offers eleven market oriented degree programs directly fitting into the theme of value addition toward knowledge economy.
Uva Wellassa University is an all entrepreneurial university with all students learning to practice entrepreneurship in their fields of studies. This university is different from the other national universities as it has been designed to provide essential skills and broad general education for all students while providing conceptual & methodological background and the training necessary to obtain practical solutions for value addition to the national resource base of Sri Lanka.