Activities 2016

"Entrepreneurship Development Programme"

After the initiative programme which was conducted by NEDA (National Entrepreneurship Development Authority) and the Career Guidance Unit of the University, the second programme was held successfully on 8th & 9th December at the Faculty of Management Studies. The purpose of the programme was giving a practical exposure to the students in order to develop their business proposals writing skills. The programme was conducted by the resource panel of the NEDA.

"Outward Bound Training Programme (OBT)"

The 2nd OBT programme of the year 2016, successfully held on 1st & 2nd December 2016 at the Academy of Adventure at Belihuloya. This programme was held under the programme series of “Life Skills Development towards the Career Development”, launched by Career Guidance Unit of the University in order to give a practical soft skills experience to the undergraduates of SUSL.

"Creativity and Creative Thinking Development Programme"

For the purpose of enhancing the ability of creative and analytical thinking of the undergraduates, Career Guidance Unit successfully launched a programme series of “Creativity and Creative Thinking Development”. The initiative programme was successfully held for the Faculty of Applied Sciences on 24th November 2016 at the Faculty auditorium. The programme was conducted by Dr. Ranmalee Bandara, senior lecturer of the Faculty of Geomatics.

"Outward Bound Training Programme (OBT)"

Career Guidance Unit of the University successfully conducted an outward bound training programme at the Academy of Adventure at Kumbalgama, Belihuloya on 21st & 22nd September 2016. The OBT was held under the programme series of "Life Skills Development towards the Career Development" launching by the Career Guidance Unit of the University. Fifty five selected undergraduates were participated by representing the Faculty of Management Studies and Faculty of Agricultural Sciences for the programme.

"Entrepreneurship Development Programme"

Career Guidance Unit of the University successfully launched an Entrepreneurship Development Programme, collaboration with the National Entrepreneurship Development Authority (NEDA) Sri Lanka. The starting programme of 2016 was held on 06 September at the Auditorium of the Faculty of Management Studies. The programme was conducted by Mr. Lakshman Wijeyewardena, the Director of NEDA. The purpose of the programme is to promote entrepreneurship development among the SUSL undergraduates. The programme has been named as “Upadhidari Viyawasayaka Udanaya”. The pilot programme of this at SUSL was held successfully at last year for the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences of the University.

"Career Guidance Services of the University" Introduction Programme 2016

Career Guidance Unit (CGU) of the Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka conducted a seminar series from 4th March to 6th April 2016 at the Auditorium of the Faculty of Applied Sciences, in order to introduce the career guidance services of the university for the new undergraduates. This programme was conducted parallelly to the orientation programme 2016, in collaboration with the Students Counseling Center of the University. Director, CGU Dr. P I Yapa and Career Advisor, Deepal Wijayasekara conducted the sessions.

Career Guidance for New Undergraduates

Career Guidance Unit (CGU) of the University successfully organized a guest lecture programme on "Career Guidance for New Undergraduates" with a collaboration of the Students Counseling Center of the University on 4th March 2016 at the Auditorium of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Languages. CGU Director of the University of Visual & Performing Arts, Mr. Ajith Jayewardane took part as the resource person of the programme.

Personality Development Programme

Career Guidance Unit (CGU) of Sabaragamuwa University successfully organized a programme in order to develop the personality awareness of final year undergraduates of the Faculty of Geomatics. The objective of the programme was to convey the ways of personality development of the target group by paying special attention on their future career development. This "Personality Development Programme" was successfully conducted in collaboration with the Faculty of Geomatics on 1st March 2016 from 8.30 a.m. to 4.30 p.m. at the Faculty of Geomatics. The resource person of the programme was Mr. Deepal Wijayasekara, Career Advisor of the University.

Relaxation Programme

Career Guidance Unit of the Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka successfully conducted a workshop for the undergraduates of the Faculty of Management Studies on ''Mental Relaxation''. The objective of the programme was to make aware the undergraduates regarding the mental relaxation towards a balance personality in their life. This session was entirely based on activities which allow them to sense the importance of mental relaxation. The workshop was held on 10th February 2016 at the Auditorium of the Faculty of Management Studies of the University. The programme was conducted by Mr. Deepal Wijayasekara, Career Advisor of the University.

Grants Awarding of the Entrepreneurship Development Programme

Under the "Entrepreneurship development programme", L P Usgodaarachchi (Faculty of Applied Sciences) and M K L S Amarasena (Faculty of Agricultural Sciences) received entrepreneurship grants (Rs. 150,000.00 per undergraduate) on 13th January 2016 at the Ministry of Industry and Commerce. This programme held under the entrepreneurship development programme named "Upadhidari viyawasayakathwa udanaya" organized by the Career Guidance Unit of the University in collaboration with the Ministry of Industry and Commerce in order to develop entrepreneurship skills and abilities of the undergraduates of Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka.