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  • Second Annual 3MT Competition 2022

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    Second Annual 3MT Competition 2022 Faculty of Animal Science and Export Agriculture Faculty of Animal Science and Export Agriculture, Uva Wellassa University held the second consecutive 3MT Competition for its final year undergraduates on October 31, 2022 at the Auditorium of Faculty of Technological Studies. It was organized with the aim of showcasing undergraduate research [...]

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  • UWU-Integrated Community Development Project

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    Empowering of Youth as Agri-Entrepreneurs Faculty of Animal Science and Export Agriculture, Uva Wellassa University launched its community participatory extension programme of “Empowering of Youth as Agri-Entrepreneurs” on October 27, 2022 with the collaboration of the Smallholder Agri-business Partnership Programme (SAPP) and the participation of all stakeholders of the UWU-Integrated Community Development Project (UWU-ICDP) at [...]

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  • Going Global Partnerships UNICYCLE Project

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    46 UWU Undergraduates entered the Global Alumni of Active Citizens!! Strengthening Capacity for Youth and Civic Leadership Education in Universities (UNICYCLE) project - Going Global Partnerships  Globally connected - Locally engaged On September 26, 2022, Uva Wellassa University marked the successful completion of Going Global Partnerships UNICYCLE project by adding 46 undergraduates to the Active [...]

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  • UWU-Integrated Community Development Project – “Agri Farm Clinic and Baseline Survey”

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    “Agri Farm Clinic and Baseline Survey” Faculty of Animal Science and Export Agriculture, Uva Wellassa University  launched its ceremonial community participatory field programme of “Agri  Farm Clinic and Baseline Survey” under the direction of the UWU-Integrated  Community Development Project (UWU-ICDP) at Agrarian Services Center,  Kumbalwela on Wednesday the 17th August 2022. UWU-ICDP aims to foster [...]

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  • Entrepreneurialism Development for Rathugala Indigenous Community

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    There are over 5000 different indigenous community groups scattered over 70 countries around the globe, commonly at the risk of poverty, hunger, conflict, discrimination and marginalization. Hence, importance of prioritizing indigenous people in economic activities is essential in order to confirm human rights of ensuring no one is left behind, allowing participatory approach for everyone [...]

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  • “Harnessing Strength of Emerging Research in Agriculture” – Academic Session 2022

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    The Department of Export Agriculture, Faculty of Animal Science and Export Agriculture hosted the Academic Session 2022 as an online event under the theme of “Harnessing Strength of Emerging Research in Agriculture”. This was 3rd consequent Academic Session organized by the Department with the financial support of AHEAD-ELTA-ELSE Development Project. This event aimed to provide [...]

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  • Opening the Smart Learning Environment of the Faculty of Management

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    The Smart Learning Environment of the Faculty of Management (FOM) was ceremonially opened on the 5th April 2022 with the aim of facilitating the students of the faculty to use modern technology in their academic activities. The premises were declared open in the G block of UWU by the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Jayantha Lal Ratnasekera. [...]

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  • UWU, Go Study Global Education, GVTC Collaboration Launching Ceremony

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    Bachelor of Science Honours in Tea Technology and Value Addition Degree Programme, hosted by the Department of Export Agriculture is a unique degree programme designed with the objective of producing well rounded graduates to uplift the country’s Tea sector to thrive in the competitive world market. Having identified the greater need to expose students to [...]

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  • Strengthening Capacity for Youth and Civic Leadership Education in Universities (UNICYCLE) Project – Going Global Partnerships

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    "Globally Connected - Locally Engaged" Active citizens drive the change themselves. Uva Wellassa University (UWU) became a proud partner in the successful journey of young 'Active Citizens' under the UNICYCLE project - Going Global Partnerships introduced and funded by the British Council. The project commenced in January 2022 with two other Sri Lankan universities and [...]

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  • 15th Annual Research Forum of Sri Lanka Agricultural Economics Association

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    The 15th Annual Research Forum (ARF) of Sri Lanka Agricultural Economics Association (SAEA) was held on the 29th of April 2022 at the Uva Wellassa University of Sri Lanka as a hybrid event under the theme of “Post-pandemic Economic Recovery in Sri Lanka”. SAEA which was established in 1992 is the national professional organization for [...]

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  • D Interactive Smart Classroom Complex of the Faculty of Applied Sciences

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    The ceremonial opening of the D interactive smart classroom complex of the Faculty of Applied Sciences (FAS) was held on 22nd of March 2022 at the D block with the presence of the honorable Vice Chancellor, Prof. Jayantha Lal Ratnasekera and other distinguished invitees. D interactive smart classroom complex consists of three classrooms of capacity [...]

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  • 11th General Convocation – Uva Wellassa University

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  • Vice Chancellor’s Challenge Trophy Badminton Tournament – 2022 Uva Wellassa University

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    The Physical Education Unit of Uva Wellassa University organized Vice Chancellor’s Challenge Trophy Badminton Tournament on 15th March 2022. It was held for the second consecutive year  at Uva Wellassa University indoor badminton court . This challenge trophy was played against Sabaragamuwa University and Uva Wellassa University won by a landslide. Uva Wellassa University won [...]

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  • MoU Signed between UWU and HARTI

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    Recognizing the mutually beneficial capabilities and abilities of the each, Faculty of Animal Science and Export Agriculture, Uva Wellassa University and Hector Kobbekaduwa Agrarian Research and Training Institute (HARTI) agreed to support each other to achieve both their respective academic, education and training mandates and contribute to the development of Sri Lanka by working together [...]

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  • Best Annual Reports and Accounts Awards 2021

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    In recognition of excellent financial reporting, the Uva Wellassa University was awarded the Gold award under the university category at the “Best Annual Report & Accounts Awards – 2021″ along with the Annual Conference of APFASL organized by the Association of Public Finance Accountants of Sri Lanka (APFASL), the Public Sector Wing of Institute of [...]

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  • UWU and SLAPCEO signed a MOU at Sri Lanka MICE Expo 2021, BMICH

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    The Department of Tourism Studies, Uva Wellassa University of Sri Lanka (UWU) and Sri Lanka Association of Professional Conference, Exhibition and Event Organizers (SLAPCEO) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) at Sri Lanka MICE Expo 2021 held on 1st December to 3rd December 2021 and officially became an academic partner of SLAPCEO.  Both UWU and [...]

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  • Uva Wellassa University Convocation 2019

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    The article is enhanced with Augmented Reality. By simply scanning the QR code with your phone or by scanning the Zapper code (After installing the free app to your phone) you can access links which leads to University web page, Faculty web pages, play university anthem and access photo gallery. Daily News - December 9, [...]

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  • The team “Trash for Trade” won 4th place in the INSL program

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    Uva Wellassa University of Sri Lanka is passionate to bring students to potential makers. For that, we are providing so many resources and opportunities exclusively. Under the provision of guidance from the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society UWUSL, A team called Trash for Trade participated in the INSL program and secured 4th place among 1346 [...]

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  • Interdepartmental Debate Competition Under the Theme Equity and Equality

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    Inter-departmental debate competition was organized by the Centre for Gender Equity and Equality, Uva Wellassa University to familiarize the students with the concepts of Gender Equity and Equality. There were three rounds in the competition and the final round of the competition was held on 8th October 2021 with the participation of Vice-Chancellor as the [...]

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  • Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition 2021 by Faculty of Animal Science and Export Agriculture

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    Faculty of Animal Science and Export Agriculture, Uva Wellassa University conducted its first-ever Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition on September 15, 2021. Due to the prevailing situation of the country, this was held as an online event and staff members and the undergraduates of the faculty attended the event.  3MT is an academic competition or [...]

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  • National Celebration of World Tourism Day– 2021 was successfully held on Uva Wellassa University on 27th September 2021

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    Each year on September 27, World Tourism Day is celebrated to raise awareness among the international community on the importance of tourism and its social, cultural, political, and economic value. World Tourism Day 2021 is an opportunity to rethink the future of the tourism industry in the midst of the global COVID-19 pandemic. National Celebration [...]

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  • Science of Today is the Technology of Tomorrow – Academic Session 2021

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    The Department of Export Agriculture, Faculty of Animal Science and Export Agriculture conducted ‘Academic Session 2021’ in the phase of the COVID-19 pandemic, as an online event on August 20, 2021 under the theme of “Science of today is the technology of tomorrow”. This is the second Academic Session consecutively organized by the Department of Export [...]

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  • The Awarding Ceremony of the 9th CTHE

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    The awarding ceremony of the Nineth Certificate Course in Teaching in Higher Education (CTHE) was held at the Board Room of the Senate Building of the University on 27th of July 2021 and the ceremony was graced by Prof. J.L. Ratnasekera, the Vice Chancellor of the Uva Wellassa University, the Deans of Faculties, the Registrar, [...]

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  • MoU signed between Uva Wellassa University and New Frontiers (Pvt.) Ltd.

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    Faculty of Animal Science and Export Agriculture of Uva Wellassa University signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the New Frontiers (Pvt.) Ltd. on July 15, 2021.  In accordance with a mutual desire to promote agriculture and agriculture related sectors of the country, as specified in the MoU, Uva Wellassa University and New Frontiers (Pvt.) [...]

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  • The 6th Volume of the ANS Newsletter is Available Now

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    The 6th Volume of the ANS Newsletter is available now and could be accessed through ANS Newsletter 6th Vol. The current issue is themed on “Overcoming the aftermath of Covid -19 on Animal Husbandry & Related Industries’’. The newsletter is published by the Animal Science Society, Department of Animal Science, Uva Wellassa University of Sri Lanka.

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  • Workshop on Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) by Uva Agriculture Development Forum

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    Uva Agriculture Development Forum (UADF) successfully conducted a workshop on “Good Agricultural Practices (GAP)” for the Livestock Development Instructors (LDIs) attached to the Department of Animal Production and Health (DAPH) on March 23 & 24, 2021 at the Uva Wellassa University. This endeavor was made a success with the collaboration of Department of Animal Production [...]

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  • Department of Tourism Studies of Uva Wellassa University Signed the Agreement for Erasmus + Grant on CESTour Project

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    (Centers of excellence in sustainable tourism to boost economic development and enhance university-business cooperation in Southern Asia) Department of Tourism Studies of Uva Wellassa University has won 71,839 EURO worth Erasmus + grant on CESTour project for the Sustainable Tourism Development in the country and the contract was signed by the Prof. J.L. Ratnasekera, the […]

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  • The Public Sector Best Annual Reports & Accounts Awards 2020

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    The Uva Wellassa University was awarded the Certificate of Compliance in the "Best Annual Report & Accounts Awards - 2020" organized by the Association of Public Finance Accountants of Sri Lanka (APFASL), the Public Sector Wing of CA Sri Lanka. The awarding ceremony was held on February 22, 2021 at the BMICH. The event was [...]

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  • Faculty of Management signs MoU with the Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing

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    The Faculty of Management, Uva Wellassa University recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing (SLIM), to offer a gold medal and a scholarship for the Bachelor of Business Management in Entrepreneurship and Management degree programme. The MoU was signed by SLIM Treasurer/Chairman, Dr. Jayantha Dewasiri and the Vice chancellor [...]

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  • Achievement of Ms.S.P.N.P. Subasinghe and Mr. R.C. Prasad

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    Ms. S.P.N.P. Subasinghe and Mr. R.C. Prasad have won the awards for The Most Creative Narrated Article and The Most Scientific Article respectively at “TRACTATE 2020”,the International Article Writing Competition on “Health Security through Food in the Light of COVID-19” which was organized by the Association of Food Science and Technology, University of Sri Jayawardanapura. [...]

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  • Launching the Inaugural Issue of the Magazine “HARVEST”

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    Department of Export Agriculture, Faculty of Animal Science and Export Agriculture, Uva Wellassa University proudly celebrates the launch of the inaugural issue of the magazine, “HARVEST”. The magazine, “HARVEST” will be published biannually in months of June and December. The Department of Export Agriculture initiated this magazine with the aim of improving creativity and written [...]

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  • Book Launching Ceremony of අල පැංචයි බටු පැංචයි

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    The Book Launching Ceremony of "අල පැංචයි බටු පැංචයි" by Author Dr. Senani Wijewardana was held at Uva Wellassa University Library on January 11, 2021, at 1.00 p.m. The Vice-Chancellor of UWU graced the event as the Chief Guest. The event was organized by Uva Wellassa University Library.

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  • Ms.S.B.M.H.M.Mahindarathna was awarded in ICFA2020

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    Ms.S.B.M.H.M.Mahindarathna was awarded as the best poster presenter of the session; Feeding and Nutrition in Aquaculture, 7th International Conference on Fisheries and Aquaculture 2020 which was organized by the International Institute of Knowledge Management (TIIKM) held on 26th- 27th November2020. Ms.S.B.M.H.M.Mahindarathna was a student of Department of Animal Science, Uva Wellassa University, Sri Lanka. Department [...]

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  • “Let’s Plant Trees for a Better Environment 2021”

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    Uva Wellasa University (UWU) contributed towards another noble need to save the planet by planting the Sri Lankan National Trees (Na Tree) in Muthiyangana Raja Maha Viharaya, Badulla.  Rev. Polommaruwe Wachissara Thero inaugurated the occasion together with Professor JL Ratnasekera Vice Chancellor, Mr. MF Hibathul Careem Registrar, Dr. T. Pratheepan Acting Librarian, Mr. Nishantha Nawela [...]

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  • UWU Organised Two Tree Planting Programmes on 26.11.2020 & 03.12.2020

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    Tree planting program has been organized due to remove trees for constructing of Badulla- Chenkaladi road. District Forest Office, Badulla supported to organize the program and location is Landslide area of the University.  Said area will be developed as Medicinal Park, Fruit Garden and Leisure Park.   Vice Chancellor , District Forest Officer, Dean Faculty [...]

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  • Mr. E.C.N. Rathnapala was selected for receiving a Faculty Award – ANS 2018/2019

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    As per the evaluation made by an Expertise Panel recommended by the Faculty of Animal Science and Export Agriculture, Mr. E.C.N. Rathnapala (UWU/ANS/15/038) was selected for receiving a Faculty Award with respect to the Academic Year 2018/2019 representingthe Bachelor of Animal Science Honours degree programme. The evaluation was conducted based on both academic performance and [...]

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  • UWU Library Organised a Tree Planting Programme

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    A tree-planting program was organized by Uva Wellassa University Library to plant trees at Muthiyangana Raja Maha Viharaya. Rev. Polommaruwe Wachissara Thero. graced the occasion The event was held on 03.12.2020 from 10.30 A. M. onwards. This program was coordinated by Dr. K. M. R. K. Kulatunga, Senior Assistant Librarian at Uva Wellassa University.

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  • Ms. Chamodi Wewelwala has won the 3rd place at “THE QUIZIST” online quiz game

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    Ms. Chamodi Wewelwala has won the 3rd place at “THE QUIZIST” online quiz game which was organized by Association of Food Science and Technology, University of Sri Jayawardanapura held on 12th September 2020. Over 50 undergraduates were participated for the 1st round representing many state universities of the country. After 3 successful rounds Ms. Chamodi [...]

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  • Protection for Buddhist Priests at Muthiyangana Temple from Covid-19

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    Vice Chancellor of UWU handed over an Automated Sanitizer Spray Machine to Rev. Polommaruwe Wachissara Thero of Badulla Muthiyangana Temple. The machine was produced by the Technical Officers of the UWU (UWU Techno Society). Financial contributions were made by the Vice Chancellor, Deputy Registrar/General Administration and staff members of the Library. Date 06.11.2020

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  • Professor Jayantha Lal Ratnasekera was re-appointed as the Vice- Chancellor of Uva Wellassa University

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    Professor Jayantha Lal Ratnasekera has been re-appointed as the Vice Chancellor of the Uva Wellassa University of Sri Lanka by His Excellency, The President of Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, Gotabaya Rajapaksa. Professor Ratnasekera assumed duties as the Vice Chancellor of UWU for next 3 years on his birthday, November 04, 2020. Professional Journey [...]

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