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 […]
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“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 […]
The Chancellor of Uva Wellassa University, most venerable Bengamuwe Sri Dammadinna Nayake Thero paid a special visit to the University on October 20, 2014 on invitation of Vice Chancellor. Main objective of his visit was to initiate a fund for awarding scholarships for some selected students who continue their studies with financial difficulties. The Chancellor […]
Prof. Dr. Manfred Domrös of the Institute of Physical Geography, Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany paid a visit to Uva Wellassa University on October 19, 2014. Prof. Domrös was accompanied by 26 students of the Master’s Degree Program in Physical Geography. The team is at present undertaking a two-week long research on Geography and Climatology [...]
Academic staff and students of the university are hereby informed that all academic activities of Semester II, for the 1st and 2nd Year Students, and Semester I, for the 4th Year Students will be commenced on October 13, 2014. Hostellers should report to the relevant hostels on October 12, 2014. Vice Chancellor Uva Wellassa University
Dr. Chandrasena assumed duties in Vice Chancellor’s office today (September 22, 2014) as the third Vice Chancellor being the successor of previous Vice Chancellor in the history of Uva Wellassa University. The new Vice Chancellor initially joined Uva Wellassa University at its inception in 2006 and ever since he had been holding several positions; such […]
The 6th ANS Trophy football matches were held on July 24, 2014 at the University playground. The Vice Chancellor, Professor Ranjith Premalal De Silva and some staff members participated in the opening ceremony. Five student teams from three Faculties competed for the Trophy and finally, the Science and Technology (SCT) team won the ANS Trophy […]
The 4th General Convocation of Uva Wellassa University for 2013 batch of graduates was successfully concluded on July 18, 2014 in a colorful and dignified ceremony. The honours bachelor degrees were conferred to 444 graduates belonging to eleven degree programmes in three Faculties. The convocation was held as two sessions; Session I for the Faculty […]
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.
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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.
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