You have recently been enrolled at the prestigious Faculty of Applied Sciences of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura. I can assure you that the decision you made to enter the Faculty of Applied Sciences is a wise decision and one of the best decisions that you have made in your life.
The Faculty of Applied Sciences has developed a lot since its inception In the early 1960s. Our greatest strength is the curriculum that covers various fields of study. The pragmatic approach of our courses that provides the students with the necessary skills to face the future with confidence is one of the major attractions in our syllabus. The industry, as well as academia. has accepted our approach and our degree programmes are well-recognized both locally and globally.
Another major strength is the academics staff of the faculty of which more than 75% are PhD degree holders who have obtained their qualifications from universities around the world. Hence, expertise. Skills and knowledge they offer are high quality.
Last year. the faculty has enrolled over 600 students from the 2017/2018 academic year and currently, It is the largest Science Faculty in the country. Our next goal IS to become the best Science Faculty In the UGC system. To achieve this goal, we have planned to work on several fronts. The infrastructure of the faculty has been upgraded with the renovation of all lecture halls and departmental buildings and the opening of 4 floors of the new 7-storey Faculty Complex worth 360 million rupees. We have also Introduced new subjects to the faculty such as Biology, Information and Communication Technology and Sports Science and Management.
According to the Greek philosopher Diogenes. “The foundation of every state is the education of Its youth”. The Faculty of Applied Sciences strives to provide successful education for youth. We. as facilitators, offer you the opportunity to achieve your goals. On behalf of the faculty, l welcome you all to the Faculty of Applied Sciences and wish you success during your tenure at the University of Sri Jayewardenepura.