The University of Sri Jayewardenepura, which is considered, one of the leading higher education institutions in Sri Lanka, has always tirelessly worked to provide empowering quality student-centred education that is compatible with the development of new technology and science, rather than just adhering to traditional education methods. At a time when the fields of data science and artificial intelligence are revolutionising the course of the world, USJ has inaugurated a timely master’s program to provide sustainable knowledge and skills to all the Data Science & AI enthusiasts in the country. Here is a featured article appeared in Education section of SundayTimes newspaper on 13th of November, 2022. Information on the DS&AI program is available at: