About the Faculty

The Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka was established under the universitites Act Number 16 of 1978 on 7th November 1995 and ceremonially inaugurated on 2nd February 1996. Assigned to the University are the faculties of Agricultural Sciences , Applied Sciences, Geomatics, Management studies and Social Scences and Languages set up at Belihuloya in Rathnapura District of the Sabaragamuwa Province.

The mission of the faculty is to search for, and disseminate knowledge in the sphere of Agiculture. The faculty produces graduates in Agricultural Sciences who are proficient in the sciences /disciplines and practical skills in agriculture  to contribute towards the manpower requirements of the nation.

Objectives  of the Faculty

The objective  of the faculty at the Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka  is to produce graduates who would be able to

  • Demonstrate broad knowledge in agriculture related subjects in Plantation, Horticulture, Livestock and Agribusiness  Management.
  • Apply theoretical knowledge in practical situations of commercial agriculture
  • Apply scientific kowledge to define, analyze and solve agricultural and agriculture related enviornmental problems.
  • Design and conduct scientific inquiries and experimentation when required 
  • Apply the principals of sound practice in relation to health, safety, animal welfare and the enviorment in agricultural and  related industries
  • Exchange, acquire  and disseminate scientific and industry related information and be a partner in the technology transfer 
  • Demonstate excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Secure employment opportunities worthy of the degree earned