University Colours Awarding Ceremony for the years 2017 & 2018

Colours Awarding Ceremony of the University of Peradeniya for the years 2017 & 2018 was held on 1st February 2019 at the University Gymnasium under the patronage of Professor Upul B. Dissanayake, Vice-Chancellor, University of Peradeniya.

Five hundred and eighty-three students were awarded Colours and Certificates for different sport events. Professor S.H.P.P Karunaratne, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Deans of Faculties, Acting Registrar, Academic & Non-academic staff members and student also present at this event.

The welcome address was delivered by Mr. M.D. Palitha Kumara, Director, Physical Education. While addressing the gathering the Vice-Chancellor emphasized the benefits of sports for the students during their undergraduate life. He further stressed that sports will immensely help to build up Self-confidence and self-esteem, Leadership, Teamwork, Social Skills, Discipline, Brainpower etc.