Orientation Programme 2020 – 10th Feb.
The Inauguration Ceremony of the First Year Orientation Programme for the New Intake 2019/2020 of the Faculty of Arts was held on 10th February 2020 at the New Arts Theatre. The Vice Chancellor Senior Professor Chandrika Wijeratne graced the occasion and made a speech. The Welcome Speech was delivered by Dean, Faculty of Arts Senior Professor Premakumara de Silva. Mr Asiri Lakmal-President of the Student Union delivered a speech where he ensured students that there will be no ragging or any kind of forceful harassment within the Faculty. He commended the support given by the staff of the Faculty to solve student grievances.
The students of the Faculty of Arts performed two exceptional events symbolising ‘unity within diversity’. Ms Shashithangani Weerawansha-Senior Student Counsellor delivered an inspirational speech. Mr Priyantha Direckez- Deputy Chief Marshal also delivered a speech and introduced the marshals for the Faculty of Arts. The event was well attended by academic staff and students. The vote of thanks was given by Mr P.M.S.Bandara, Deputy Registrar of the Faculty of Arts.