Annual Awards Ceremony of The University of Moratuwa 2018

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Mon, 01/07/2019 - 11:58

University of Moratuwa is considered the best technological university in Sri Lanka and is a highly sought after state university for higher education. The university’s  overall  employment  ratio  for  all courses  at the time of the  convocation  in 2018 was  92.6%. This figure is comparable with that of the best universities in the world. Over  the  years, the  university  has established itself as a  prestigious hub  for  higher education  in  Sri Lanka  and  in  the  South  Asian  region  with  outstanding  achievements  in  education , research , sports, international   competitions  and  expert  advice  and has  significantly  contributed  to the national  economic  development.


The Annual Awards Ceremony of  the University of Moratuwa was conducted on the 28th of December 2018 under the patronage of the Chancellor of the University, Vidya Jyothi Professor Emeritus KKYW Perera and the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. KKCK Perera. 

Professor Kemal Deen, a consultant surgeon, an administrator  and an academic who was the founder of the Department of Surgery of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya was invited as  the Chief Guest and he delivered the guest speech on "Factors that Make a Good Researcher".

Academic staff and students of the University of Moratuwa were appreciated with 178 awards at this ceremony. The categories of awards and the number of recipients for each category are as follows;

•    Appreciation of outstanding research performance by academic staff - 88 Awards
•    Acknowledging student excellence - 67 Awards        
•    Recognition of international and national awards received by staff and students - 23 Awards

The university has long recognized that the academic staff and students benefit from research and that it enriches the learning process beyond the class room. Accordingly, the university strives to motivate researchers to engage in research and related studies. The university has  already established  research units  for all   Faculties  with  the  objective  of  disseminating  knowledge  gained  through  research  and to promote  research  among  faculty  members  and  students. Research carried out so far has been instrumental in uplifting the image of the University of Moratuwa as a leading research institute in the South Asian region. In appreciation of their good work 88 academic staff received awards for research performance.


In acknowledging student excellence, the Grade Point Average (GPA) obtained at the semester examinations were considered. Fifty eight (58) students were appreciated and were awarded a certificate and a cash award.


The University always encourages  academics and  students  to participate in  both  international  and national  level  competitions by officially recognizing their unique  achievements in the fields of education, innovation, research and publications. Accordingly, four academic staff members and ten  students were recognized  at the Annual Award Ceremony  this year for the National and International Awards they had received.

 
The ceremony was successfully completed marking a well-rounded year of achievements for the University of Moratuwa.

For more information on UoM please visit:

http://www.mrt.ac.lk/web/ 

For more information on the Annual Awards Day 2018  please visit:
https://www.mrt.ac.lk/web/hot_events/annual-award-ceremony-2018
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rcJD3asbagE&feature=youtu.be

ANNUAL AWARDS CEREMONY OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MORATUWA 2018

 The Chancellor of the University, Vidya Jyothi Professor Emeritus KKYW Perera declaring the opening

 of the  Annual Awards Ceremony.

ANNUAL AWARDS CEREMONY OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MORATUWA 2018

The Chief Guest, Professor Kemal Deen delivering  the guest speech

ANNUAL AWARDS CEREMONY OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MORATUWA 2018

 

ANNUAL AWARDS CEREMONY OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MORATUWA 2018

 

ANNUAL AWARDS CEREMONY OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MORATUWA 2018.

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