Capacity Building Programme A “Capacity Building Programme” for Advanced Level teachers from Bio System Technology stream in Uva Province was held on December 08 and 09, 2014 at Uva Provincial Education Development Center, Hali-Ela, Badulla. The programme was organized by Uva Provincial Department of Education. Academic staff members attached to the Department of Animal Science, […]
News and Events
The Grand Finale of the HETC English Quiz Competition was conducted on December 05, 2014 at the Main Lecture Theatre of UWU with the participation of Deans, Heads, Academic, and Administrative staff members of the University. The Quiz Competition was led by the theme “Luminaries Soaring to Success” and the Team Entrepreneurship and Management crowned […]
Inter degree program Quiz competition on Ethnic Cohesion was held on November 26, 2014 at 5.00 p.m. at the Main Lecturer Theater of the University. The main focus of this quiz competition was to promote ethnic harmony amongst the University students. Quiz competition was organized in four rounds in which teams from all eleven Degree […]
Capacity Building Training Workshop Computer Science and Technology Department of Uva Wellassa University along with the Department of Education, Uva Province conducted a two-day workshop in ICT on November 22 and 23, 2014, at the Computer Unit of Uva Wellassa University, for the In-Service-Advisors of the Uva Province. The Vice Chancellor of Uva Wellassa University […]
Egg – The New Frontier Dr. Dong Uk Ahn, Professor in Poultry Meat Science, Department of Animal Science, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, USA, visited Uva Wellassa University on November 22, 2014 to deliver a guest speech on “Egg – The New Frontier”. The programme was attended by Dr. Gamini Chandrasena, Vice Chancellor of Uva […]
“Vidunimsara 2014” is the seminar series conducted on November 15 & 16, 2014 at the Main Lecture Theater of the Uva Wellassa University, for the students of Uva Province who are preparing for the G.C.E. (O/L) Examination to be held in December, 2014. This program is organized and conducted annually by the Students of Science […]
One day workshop for the final year students of Computer Science and Technology (CST) and Industrial Information Technology (IIT) was conducted by the first graduates of the Computer Science and Technology degree programme. This workshop was conducted on October 11, 2014 at the university premises. Eight graduates of the pioneering batch participated for conducting this […]
Uva Wellassa University and International Foodstuff Company (Pvt) Ltd. (IFCO) signed an agreement on November 15, 2014, in accordance with a mutual desire, to promote agriculture and agriculture related sectors of the country by working cooperatively and sharing the knowledge & skills, resources, and experience possessed by both parties. Activities to be undertaken, having signed […]
Uva Wellassa University is the first Entrepreneurial University, providing education to the students focusing on employers’ needs and entrepreneurship. The new course driven structure of education facilitates interdisciplinarity, generates the knowledge base for education and practically enlightens their path. Value addition to national resource base caters for sustainable development of the nation.
Our theme provides the necessary emphasis that should pervade the system within to pursue a vision clearly giving us a direction on Value Addition to the National Resource Base. It is also the only Entrepreneurial University in Sri Lanka. As such all our degree programs deliver knowledge and skills required by the employers in industry and commerce for value addition. The programs cover resource areas of Aquatic, Export, Tea, Palm, Latex, Minerals, Tourism, Hospitality & Events Management , IT, Entrepreneurship, Management, Science and Technology. The net result of this strategic theme effectively produces graduates readily employable both in the state and the private sector.
- To effectively deliver new broad-based programs with outstanding combinations of subjects of relevance to economic development and value addition
- To create and maintain an environment conducive for the pursuit of academic excellence
- To produce well rounded students matching the demands of society
- To fulfill all expectations of the government in the final assessment of the university's performance as a national higher education centre
- Respect and tolerance
- Interdisciplinary degree programs
The mission of the Faculty is to support its degree programs to excel in research and learning with a strong emphasis on value addition to the national livestock and agricultural crops through modern, scientific and technological approaches for development within undergraduate, postgraduate, specialty, corporate as well as continuing education.
The mission of the Faculty is to support its degreeprograms to produce proficient Managers and Entrepreneurs who could contribute to the socio-economic development of the country with special emphasis on value addition to the national entrepreneurial and human resource base using modern, scientific and technological expertise within undergraduate, postgraduate, specialty, corporate as well as continuing education.
The mission of the Faculty is to support the degreeprogram to advance knowledge particularly on value addition to the national resource base through excellent teaching, high quality research and outstanding outreach activities. The faculty has a distinct academic approach that emphasizes the education of professional practitioners, fosters high achievement and promotes scientific inquiry, innovation and collaboration.
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.
Student services commit to provide student focused services. Accommodation, Sport and Well-being and Career Destinations are some of the services provided to the undergraduates since their first step to the university. The university supports student athletes both on and off the pitch, court, field, and track. As a part of the other activities of the undergraduates, UWU introduced “Glamouro”, a high profile event for first year students.
Annual Blood Donation camp
Exhibiting the passion for fulfilling the duties towards community, students organize the Blood Donation Camp with the patronage of Badulla Hospital annually.
The Uva Wellassa University will develop links and affiliations with organizations related to the disciplines of study at the University to enhance the value of academic experience imparted to the students. Further it will provide practical experience and opportunities to deal with society (farmers, private institutions, government institutions). The affiliations would no doubt bring value to such institutions as well. Particularly UWU would conduct research relevant to the institution and would thus provide high value services to society. The researchers in institutions would get the opportunity to share experience through teaching of students and enhance their knowledge.
We are currently in agreement with the following institutions;
UWU has initialized international collaboration with several institutions allover the world. As a result of the bi-lateral relationships between UWU and the international institutions, the knowledge and the human resources have been exchanged.
Student services commit to provide student focused services. Accommodation, Sport and Well-being and Career Destinations are some of the services provided to the undergraduates since their first step to the university.
Sports and Events
The university supports student athletes both on and off the pitch, court, field, and track. As a part of the other activities of the undergraduates, UWU introduced “Glamouro”, a high profile event for first year students.
Be the first to know. Stay informed and up to date with the latest news on students' events, sports, cultural and academic activities from News and Events.