Watch 84th General Convocation 2022 Videos

Day 1 Session I:
Start at 24th May, 07:00 onwards

Day 1 Session II:
Start at 24th May, 13:00 onwards

Day 2 Session I:
Start at 25th May, 07:00 onwards


Third session of the Vice Chancellor’s Lecture Series is scheduled to be held on 21st of February 2024 at 1.00 p.m.


The third session of the Vice Chancellor’s Lecture Series is scheduled to be held on the 21st of February 2024 at 1.00 p.m. in the Senate Room of the University of Peradeniya.

Please find the attached flyer, which is self-explanatory regarding the program.

We respectfully invite your participation in this event and look forward to witnessing a vibrant colloquium.

Welcome Ceremony for the New Intake – (Batch of 2022)


The Welcome Ceremony for the New Intake (Batch of 2022) will be held on 14th February, 2024 at 8.30am at the Faculty Auditorium.

46th Annual Academic Sessions


The Inauguration Ceremony and KSM Oration 2024 by Dr. Damsara Nandadeva, Senior Lecturer, Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya on Autonomic and Vascular Function in Cardiovascular Health with Insights from COVID-19 is scheduled to be held on 07th February.

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Excellence Award Ceremony - 2023


Excellence Award Ceremony - 2023

The excellence award ceremony for nonacademic staff members was held on January 1st with the participation of the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. M.D. Lamawansa, the Deputy Vice Chancellor, Prof. Terrence Madhujith, Acting Registrar, Mr. Mahinda Ekanayake, Deans of Faculties, Directors, and administrative officers. Employees for the excellence awards were nominated by faculties and from the central administration through predetermined criteria.

The Closing Ceremony of the JICA CHAIR Programme 2023
February 26, 2024

The Closing Ceremony of the Japan’s Modernization Studies - JICA CHAIR Programme of the year 2023 was held in full...

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First CTHE Programme 2024 – Staff Development Centre (SDC), University…
February 12, 2024

The first programme of the Certificate in Teaching in Higher Education in 2024 was started on 05 th February, 2024....

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Visit of Professor Anna Förster from the Sustainable Communication Networks
February 12, 2024

Professor Anna Förster from the Sustainable Communication Networks, Faculty of Physics and Electrical Engineering, University of Bremen, Germany recently visited...

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“Medura” Night – 2024
February 9, 2024

Sarasavi Medura Hall University of Peradeniya is delighted to share the success of its first hall night held on the...

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The University of Peradeniya is heir to the  University of Ceylon which was established in 1942.  It is the largest and best-endowed university in Sri Lanka. It has eight faculties (schools) and 72 academic departments, an undergraduate enrolment of approximately 9000 and a postgraduate enrolment of approximately 2000. It has a diverse student body with students representing all geographic regions and ethnic communities of the country, as well as several international students.