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To be a leading higher education institute in Sri Lanka recognized for its outstanding academic programmes, innovative research, scholarship and outreach with the ultimate target of serving the mankind

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To develop highly qualified and responsible citizens who contribute to the improvement of society and sustainable development of the country


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Wayamba University of Sri Lanka (WUSL) is one of the latest and modern learning and research institutions in Sri Lanka. The degree programmes offered at Wayamba University are different from others as it offers students much more than a mere educational qualification. Curricular of the University aim at providing students a total holistic approach to one of a kind educational experience that enables them to achieve career goals along with creativity and innovativeness. The graduates are expected be employable individuals as well as valuable citizens who will be of benefit to the society. The high practical content and opportunities for inplant/industrial training are characteristic features of our undergraduate study programmes which results in a good record of graduate employment.

Wayamba University is located at two premises- Kuliyapitya and Makandura with easy access from Colombo, Kurunegala, and Kandy. The two locations are situated in an ideal environment with food and agribusiness, and industrial and commercial activities. The University has established links with national and regional industries, business establishments, research institutes and government and non-government organizations. The University has initiated several research activities with industry collaborations.

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Wayamba University Research Congress 2018 organized by the Senate Research and Higher Degree Committee (SRHDC) was held for the third conservative time on 04 July 2018 at the Faculty of Livestock, Fisheries and Nutrition having the main focus to uplift the status of research which is a value added quality standard in the higher education institutes. In this year the theme of the congress was ‘Our Innovations for National Development’. The Vice-Chancellor of WUSL, Prof EMP Ekanayake graced the occasion as the Chief Guest. The keynote speech on ‘Developing a Dynamic Research Culture’ was delivered by the eminent scientist Prof. S.H.P. Parakrama Karunaratne, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, University of Peradeniya glorified the occasion through his address on “How to develop dynamic research culture”.

The scientific contribution made by the University academics in 2017 was recognized by awarding the most outstanding and the merit awards. Two senior academics, Prof. G.A.K.S. Perera and Prof. K.P. Vidanapathirana, shared the Most Outstanding Researcher Award while Prof. K. Yakandawala, Prof. C.V.L. Jayasinghe and Prof. N.S. Kottearachchi awarded with Commendation Certificates. Dr. J.M.K.J.K. Premaratne received the Most Outstanding Young Researcher Award where as Dr. J.M.J.W. Jayasinghe, Dr. M.A.P.C. Piyathilake and Dr. D.R. Gimhani were commended for their contributions.

Thirty three novel research findings were presented under four parallel technical sessions on Agriculture, Applied Sciences and Technology, Management, and Livestock, Fisheries, Food and Nutrition by both the postgraduate students and the grant holders who received the funds from the University for conducting research. The abstracts of all the presented studies were published in the Proceedings of Wayamba University Research Congress 2018. Three outstanding presenters were awarded from each session.






  • Diploma in Software Engineering 2019 +

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    Diploma in Software Engineering

    Department of Computing and Information Systems

    Faculty of Applied Sciences

    Wayamba University of Sri Lanka


    This is a comprehensive course in Software Engineering, specially designed to provide software development hands on experience. Applications are invited for the above Diploma Course commencing from January 2019.

    Application Deadline is 2018.11.01.

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  • Diploma in IT +


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    Wayamba University of Sri Lanka


    Diploma in IT

    5th intake - 2019

     ICT Center, Kuliyapitiya

    Calling for applications for the Diploma in Information Technology (External) offered by ICT Center, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, Kuliyapitiya .

    Application Closing date is 26th October 2018.

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  • B. Sc. (Plantation Management) External Degree Program +

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         Faculty of Agriculture & Plantation Management

    14th intake (2019 - 2021)

     B. Sc.  (Plantation Management) External Degree Program

    Faculty of Agriculture and Plantation Management of Wayamba University of Sri Lanka offers a Bachelor of Science Degree in Plantation Management (External) jointly with National Institute of Plantation Management (NIPM), Athurugiriya.

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  • AHEAD Project +

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    Accelerating Higher Education Expansion and Development (AHEAD)

    Wayamba University of Sri Lanka

    Calling applications for the posts of,

      1. Senior Administrative Officer [SAO]
          (Full-Time on contract)
      2. Secretary (Full-Time on contract)

    Only Sri Lankan citizens are eligible to apply for the post.

    Duly prepared applications should be sent under registered cover post to the Registrar, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, Lionel Jayathilake Mawatha, Kanadulla, Kuliyapitiya 60200 on or before 28th May 2018.

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