Wayamba University of Sri Lanka | Fees | Courses

Wayamba University of Sri Lanka Wayamba University of Sri Lanka is the thirteenth national university in Sri Lanka. It was established as the Affiliated University College of North Western Province in 1991 and after it was become the Rajarata University of Sri Lanka “Wayamba mandapa” in 1996.It was a full flagged university naming as Wayamba University…

Uva Wellassa University | Fees | Courses

Birth of Uva Wellassa University Uva Province is one of the most underdeveloped provinces in Sri Lanka. Education is at a lower level than the rest of the country. Civil society in Uva constituting of clergy, local politicians, government servants and public, clamored for setting up of a university in the belief that it would…

University of the Visual and Performing Arts

University of the Visual and Performing Arts Sri Lanka is an island nation with a distinctive history of painting and sculpture that dates back to  the 3rd century BC. Historically, painting and sculpture education and practices in Sri Lanka were grounded in the Buddhist philosophy and related rituals. Artistic skills were sustained and taught by specific…

University of Sri Jayewardenepura

University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka The University of Sri Jayewardenepura situated in the heart of Colombo boasts of a long and glorious history. Having been established in the 1959 at Gangodawila, its roots can be traced back to the Vidyodaya Pirivena established in 1873 by Hikkaduwe Sri Sumangala Thero at Maligakanda.  Today the University…

University of Ruhuna

History of the University of Ruhuna The University of Ruhuna, established by a Special Presidential Decree in 1978 and elevated to a fully-fledged university in 1984, is Sri Lanka’s sixth oldest University. It is the only University in the country’s southern region, with ten faculties spread across three prominent locations. The central campus, which is…

University of Peradeniya | Fees | Courses

University of Peradeniya The University of Peradeniya  is a public university in Sri Lanka, funded by the University Grants Commission. It is the largest university in Sri Lanka, which was originally established as the University of Ceylon in 1942. The university was officially opened on 20 April 1954 in the presence of Queen Elizabeth II by Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. The University of Peradeniya…

Rajarata University of Sri Lanka | Fees | Courses

Rajarata University of Sri Lanka Rajarata University of Sri Lanka was established as the eleventh National University in Sri Lanka and was inaugurally opened on the 31st January 1996 by her Excellency President Chandrika Bandaranayake as per the Gazette Notification 896/2 and the University act 16 of 1978. Sirimavo Bandaranayake, then Prime Minister, Hon. Speaker…

University of Moratuwa | Fees | Courses

University of Moratuwa The University of Moratuwa (UoM) on December 22, 1978 under the Universities Act No. 16 of 1978 and operates under the general direction and guidance of the University Grants Commission (UGC), Sri Lanka. However, its origin can be traced back to the Government Technical School (GTS) which was established in Maradana, Colombo…

University of Kelaniya | Fees | Courses

University of Kelaniya University of Kelaniya is a unique and historic institution. The University of Kelaniya has its origin in the historic Vidyalankara Pirivena, founded in 1875 as a centre of learning for Buddhist monks. It was one of the two great national centres of traditional higher learning, heralding the first phase of the national…

University of Jaffna | Fees | Courses

University of Jaffna The Universities Act No. 16 of 1978 radically altered university education in Sri Lanka. The University of Sri Lanka was abolished and its six campuses (Colombo, Peradeniya, Sri Jayewardenepura, Kelaniya, Moratuwa and Jaffna) were each elevated to independent, autonomous universities. A gazette was issued on 22 December 1978 establishing the University of Jaffna with effect from 1 January 1979….