MoU Signed between ESSEX University, UK and University of Peradeniya  

A delegation from Essex University, UK comprising Professor Anthony Forster/ Vice Chancellor, Sandeep Sharma/ Director of the Regional Office in India, Sally Day/ International Partnerships Officer and Satha Alaga/ Senior Finance Business Partnering Manager visited the office of the Vice-Chancellor on 11th January 2019 and signed an MoU with the UoP.

The Objective of the MoU were

  1. Collaboration on research projects of mutual interest, including collaboration with industry;
  2. The mobility of students and/or members of academic staff as agreed between the Parties and as appropriate to the circumstances of each Party, and;
  3. Such additional activities as may be identified and agreed in writing by the Parties.

From the UoP, Professor Upul B. Dissanayake/ Vice-Chancellor, Professor S.H.P.P. Karunarahtne/ Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Professor O.G. Dayaratne Banda/ Dean, Faculty of Arts, Professor Anoma Abhayaratne/ Department of Economics and Statistic, Faculty of Arts and Dr. Shamine Jinadasa/ Acting Director, International Affairs Office participated at the above event.