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  • University Business Linkage Cell of Uva Wellassa University has entered into the 10th Licensing Agreement with Raawana Agro Limited

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    Fulfilling the priority discipline of disseminating the knowledge generated in the university for a broader community by cooperating with different industrial partners, UBL Cell Uva Wellassa University could officially entered into a licensing agreement with Raawana Aro Limited. The event was held on April 30, 2024, at the Senate Board Room to commercialize chili ice [...]

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  • Student Ambassador National Programme – 2024

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  • The Groundbreaking Performance of UWU at the Profood Propack & Agbiz Exhibition 2023

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    The Profood Propack & Agbiz Exhibition, the most anticipated one of the premier annual event in Sri Lanka provides a unique platform for individuals and organizations within the processed food, packaging and agriculture sectors to convene, interact and forge connections all under one roof. This exhibition is organized as an annual event organized by the [...]

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  • Workshop on “Food Dehydration Techniques” for SMEs

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    The Department of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Animal Science and Export Agriculture, Uva Wellassa University, successfully conducted a comprehensive two-day training workshop on "Food Dehydration Techniques" for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) of the Uva Province on 13th and 14th February 2024. This training workshop was organized in collaboration with the Community Volunteer [...]

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  • 3rd Poultry Forum 2023 Faculty of Animal Science and Export Agriculture

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    On December 15, 2023, the Department of Animal Science, Faculty of Animal Science and Export Agriculture proudly organized its 3rd Poultry Forum at the university premises. This hybrid event was held under the theme of “Strategies to Sustain the 21st Century Poultry Industry in Sri Lanka”. The forum aimed to achieve its goals by assembling [...]

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  • How to Become an Exporter in Agri-food Business -Workshop

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    Training Workshop on “How to Become an Exporter in Agri-food Business” for SMEs in Uva, Sabaragamuwa and Central Provinces The Department of Food Science and Technology at the Faculty of Animal Science and Export Agriculture proudly organized a comprehensive three-day training workshop titled "How to Become an Exporter in Agri-food Business " for Small and [...]

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  • Two UWU MPhil Students Receive ForestGEO Research Grant

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    Award Name : 2023 ForestGEO Research Grants Program Awarding Institute : ForestGEO Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Website : ForestGEO | (si.edu) Postgraduate Unit of UWU is pleased to announce that the proposal entitled “Role of interspecific and intraspecific variations in leaf traits in determining the community structure in a diverse tropical rainforest,” which was submitted by [...]

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  • Participation in the ‘2023 China – ASEAN Tea Industry Vocational Education Cooperation Forum’ – in Nanning, Guangxi, P. R. China

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    Marking another milestone under the collaboration among the Uva Wellassa University (UWU), the Go Study Global Education, P. R. China (GSGE), and the Guangxi Vocational & Technical College, P. R. China (GVTC), Prof. H.M.S.K. Herath, Dean, Faculty of Animal Science and Export Agriculture, and Dr. G.A.A.R. Perera, Senior Lecturer (Gr. II), Department of Food Science [...]

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  • “AMBASSADOR Cup – 2023” Invitational Universities Badminton Championship

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    Physical Education Unit of Colombo University had organized “AMBASSADOR Cup – 2023” invitational Universities staff Badminton tournament for Academic, Administrative and Non-academic staff of the all state Universities, with the collaboration of Chinese Embassy in Sri Lanka and Vice Chancellor of the Colombo University. Events categories were open men’s team, open women’s team, over 45 [...]

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  • Professor D.K.D.D. Jayasena has been recognized as one of the top 2% scientists globally, according to the Elsevier/Stanford List

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    Celebrating Professor D.K.D.D. Jayasena's Remarkable Achievement We are thrilled to extend our heartfelt congratulations to Professor D.K.D.D. Jayasena from the Uva Wellassa University (UWU) of Sri Lanka for his outstanding accomplishment. He has been named among the world's top 2% scientists, a prestigious recognition published by Elsevier. This award is a testament to his remarkable contributions in the [...]

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  • Congratulations !!! First Place Winning Team under the “Best Marketing” category at Pathfinder 3.0

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    The “Team INICIO” from the Department of Information and Communication Technology, Faculty of Technological Studies of Uva Wellassa University has secured first place under the “Best Marketing” category at Pathfinder 3.0. The event, organized by the NexGen Marketers Association of Uva Wellassa University aimed to develop video commercials that would help revive Sri Lanka's economy [...]

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  • Department of Animal Science, UWU represents FIFA World Cup 2022

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    Dr.Kaushalya Wijayasekara, a Senior Lecturer attached to the Department of Animal Science, Uva Wellassa University was privileged to be a part of the Food Safety team of FIFA World Cup 2022 which was held in Qatar. The Football World Cup is the most prestigious association football tournament in the world. This event is considered as [...]

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  • Best Annual Reports and Accounts Awards 2022

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    Uva Wellassa University of Sri Lanka received the Bronze Award for the Annual Report and Accounts 2020 under the University category at the Annual Conference and Best Annual Report Award Ceremony – 2022 organized by the public finance wing of the Institute of Charted Accountants (CA), Association of Public Finance Accountants of Sri Lanka (APFASL). [...]

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  • Dairy Development Workshop and Baseline Survey on Livestock Farming in Ella

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    Department of Animal Science, Faculty of Animal Science and Export Agriculture successfully conducted a workshop on “Dairy cattle nutrition and health management for small and medium scale dairy farmers” and a baseline survey on livestock farming under the UWU-Integrated Community Development Project (UWU-ICDP) on November 22, 2022 at Ella Divisional Secretariat with the collaboration of [...]

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  • Opening Ceremony of the New Library Building On 5th, December 2022

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    Chairman of the University Grants Commission, Senior Professor Sampath Amaratunga, with the participation of the Vice Chancellor Professor J.L. Ratnasekera, all academic and non-academic staff including students opened the new library building on 5th, December 2022 at University premises. Without supervision and guidance of the Vice Chancellor, it would undoubtedly be difficult for the university [...]

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  • Educational and Technical Gathering with Low Country Tea Planters’ Association

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    Having considered the cooperate responsibility for the contribution towards advancement of tea industry, Faculty of Animal Science and Export Agriculture organized an “Educational and Technical Gathering Event for the Team Members of Low Country Tea Planters Association” at the Senate Conference Hall of the Uva Wellassa University on November 14, 2022. This event facilitated the [...]

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  • Opening of Self-Access Center (SAC), Faculty of Applied Sciences

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    The well-facilitated computer laboratory with 24-hour access for students, called Self-Access Center (SAC), Faculty of the Applied Sciences was ceremonially opened on the November 22, 2022 at the D-Block, Uva Wellassa University of Sri Lanka by participating distinguished invitees, faculty members and students. It has been created for the utilization of the faculty students to [...]

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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 EXPO 2022

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    The Faculty of Applied Sciences of Uva Wellassa University of Sri Lanka has organized UWU EXPO 2022 which held on 28th, Octomber 2022 at University premises. The Chief Guest of the event is Professor Ranjith Senaratne, Chairman of the National Science Foundation. UWU EXPO 2022 has been sponsored by the AHEAD World Bank Project and [...]

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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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