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The University of Peradeniya is the heir to the oldest university tradition in Sri Lanka, as the

successor to the University of Ceylon, the first institution of its kind in the country. Its founding on July 1, 1942 as an autonomous institution was the fulfillment of hopes and aspirations of many who had been campaigning for a university in this country. More...


  • 2 Sarachchandra Open Air Theatre
    Opened in 1957 with a performance of Sarachchandra’s drama “Maname”

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  • 4 The Faculty of Engineering, University of Peradeniya Wins Motorola/SLASSCOM Inter-University Enterprise Mobility Software Development Competition 2011More...
  • 4 Prof. S.B.S. Abayakoon, Vice Chancellor of the University of Peradeniya was awarded the 2nd Asia’s Best B-School Award for outstanding contribution to Education by CMO Asia, Singapore More...
  • 4 One of our Community Service Projects, being carried out at Mahavilachchiya, Anuradhapura District, with the support of the Faculty of Agriculture . This activity involves a Water Purification Project, a Water Tank Reconstruction Project and farmer education programme for the area.
  • 4 Prof. S.B.S. Abayakoon, Vice Chancellor of the University of Peradeniya officially received the deed of 79 hectares of land of University Experimental Station (UES), Dodangolla, Kundasale from Honorable Minister of Land and Land Development, Mr. Janaka Bandara Tennakoon More...
  • 4 Last vestiges of an almost disappearing unique lowland rain forest type once more widespread in the western and south-western foot hills of the Knuckles range, now restricted to small fragments in Moraella and Kosgama in the valleys of the Hulu ganga basin,
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  • 1 Solar powered lift-and-carry type portable milking machine developed by the Faculty of Agriculture.

  • 1 The only known endemic tree frog genus, Taruga

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News @ UoP
Number one in webomatrics
  The University of Peradeniya is pleased to announce that on the latest Webometrics ranking the University of Peradeniya has been ranked NUMBER ONE in Sri Lanka. More …
Trial access to Science Direct (full text) online
  There will be an Introductory Demonstration on how to access “Science Direct” on the 17th and 21st October 2011 from 11.00am to 12.00 noon at the Main Library. More...
Best Woman Librarian 2011
  Dr. (Mrs.) Pradeepa Wijetunge, Librarian, University of Peradeniya was awarded the “Best Woman Librarian 2011” by the Satinder Kaur Ramdev Memorial Trust for the Advancement of Librarianship (SATKAL), India at a ceremony held on 27th August at New Delhi. More....
Collaborative Research Project between Faculty of Allied Health Sciences– University of Peradeniya and Gunma University – Japan More …
ALUMNI Association of Marcus Fernando Hall
  Inaugural meeting of the Alumni Association of Marcus Fernando Hall was ceremonially held on 31 August 2011 with the participation of large number of ex-residents, Prof. S. B. Weerakoon, Dean/Faculty of Engineering and Warden Dr R.M.C Deshapriya. More...
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Events @ UoP
An exhibition of paintings
  An exhibition of paintings by several Indian painters will be held on the 27th and 28th Oct 2011 at the Main Library More...
Convocation for External Graduands
  Centre for Distance and Continuing Education, University of Peradeniya  will hold convocation for external graduands for the year 2010 on 21 st November, 2011 at the BMICH, Colombo.  More...
Peradeniya University Research Session (PURSE 2011)
  The annual Research Session of University of Peradeniya will be held on 24th November 2011. More...
International Conference on Structural Engineering (ICSECM 2011)
  International Conference on Structural Engineering, Construction and Management (ICSECM 2011) will be held from 15-17 December 2011 in Kandy. More...
The First International Conference on the Social Sciences and the Humanities (ICSSH 2011)
  This international conference is organized by the Faculty of Arts and it will be held at the University of Peradeniya from 16th to 17th December 2011. Conference Registration is currently open. More...
50th anniversary celebrations of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya
  This will be held from 3rd to 7th JANUARY 2012 at the Faculty premises More...
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