Student Awards & Prizes

Awards and prizes presented to eligible students who have completed their University education.
The Awards are as follows : 

The Student of the year award

The award is granted to a student who shows excellence in his or her academic studies and also someone with sportsmanship, an interest in aesthetic and cultural activities, with a proven leadership and exemplary conduct and character.

The D.P.P. Samarasekera Peace Prize

The prize is given to a student who worked to foster social harmony either within the University Community or outside it through diverse activities and/or to a student who assisted those in need in a courteous, considerate, kind and understanding manner.

The Canekeratne Prize for General Merit

This prize is limited to student who receive First or Second Class Upper Division in a Special Degree from any Faculty.  This student should show considerable achievements in extra curricular activities, such as holding the captaincy or getting colours in a University 'A' team; having achievements in Debating or Oratory Competitions: producing or acting as lead in plays for recognized University Societies; or winning Gold, Silver or a Bronze Medal at University cultural or similar activity.  The eligible student must also have a positive academic record with good attendance and excellent conduct throughout the entire period spent at University.  The student must provide documentary evidence to prove his/her eligibility

Entry to University Premises

The University premises are open for students only from 6.00 am onwards.

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Student Awards & Prizes

Awards and prizes presented to eligible students who have completed their University education

  • The Student of the year award
  • The D.P.P. Samarasekera Peace Prize
  • The Canekeratne Prize for General Merit

This prize is limited to student who receive First or Second Class Upper Division in a Special Degree from any Faculty.

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