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The 8th General Convocation

The 8th General Convocation

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 of the Uva Wellassa University, Thripitakacharya Dharma Keerthi Sri Sumangala Rathanapala Dhammarakkhitha, Most Venerable, Bengamuwe Sri Dhammadinna Nayake Thero, Chief Incumbent of Sripada Temple, Chief Incumbent Rathnapura Pothgul Rajamaha Viharaya and Pelmadulu Rajamaha Viharaya as well as Chief Sanganayaka of Rathnapura Maha Disawa. The Vice Chancellor’s award for outstanding performance will also be awarded to the best performers in every degree programme by the present Vice Chancellor, Dr.J.L.Ratnasekera. Eight gold medals; Danapala Rathnasekara Gold medal, Two Asha Weerasooriya Gold medals, A.G. Karunaratne Gold medal and four Mahinda Katugaha Gold medals will be awarded to the highest achievers in the Degree Programs. Two cash prices are also awarded to two The Convocation congregation will be enlightened by the Convocation speech of Prof. Ananda Jayawardene, former Vice Chancellor, University of Moratuwa and the current Director General of the National Science Foundation.

All Degree programs in the Uva Wellassa University are unique and driven towards its theme “Value Addition to National Resources Base” In this 8th Convocation, 222 graduands from the Faculty of Animal Science and Export Agriculture under five degree programs, 199 graduands from the Faculty of Science and Technology under four degree programs and 102 graduands from the Faculty of Management under two degree programs are due to receive their respective Degrees.

A phrase for Graduands

The convocation is the day you celebrate your academic achievement. We congratulate all the students who graduate on 11th August 2018 with a Degree from the Uva Wellassa University. It is time to celebrate your achievements with your family and friends and look ahead to seize a lucrative career. With an image of being well-rounded, highly employable graduates we are sure that you will secure well-paid jobs upon graduation. We wish you all success!

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