TEACHER TRAINING WORKSHOP
The Association holds teacher
training workshops annually for newly recruited G.C.E. Advanced
Level science teachers of all districts in the country in
collaboration with the Ministry of Education.
Both theory and practical
sessions in biology , chemistry, combined mathematics and
physics are conducted during the workshops. Highly qualified academic
staff members of the Faculty of Science participate as resource
persons in the workshops. The contribution of the non-academic
staff of the Faculty of Science has been extremely helpful for
the success of this annual activity.
AWARD OF GOLD MEDAL
Alumni Association awards Gold
Medals annually to the best special degree student in each
subject area of the Faculty of Science.
A charity project was successfully completed at Pssaramulla
Usbim Janapadha Vidyalaya in Balangoda Educational Division. The
facilities were made available to the students on January 19th
2009 at a special ceremony held at the school. The project
included providing dirking water facilities, sanitary
facilities, chairs and several other facilities/presents for
students. A tour was also arranged for the students in this
school to visit the University of Kelaniya and Kelaniya Temple
etc. The water project included making a dam to collect water
and pumping water through pipelines through 600 m to the school
where it was collected in a tank and distributed. Sanitary
facilities included making a toilet complex and providing water
facilities to these toilets. Chairs were provided for all the
A new project is going on the development of KG/ Heenwella Kanishta Vidyalaya, Atala in Kegalle district.
HELPING VILLAGES ORPHANED BY
The Association sponsored a
drinking water project in the Mirishena primary school in
Medirigiriya, Polonnaruwa and also presented school stationary
to 417 school children in the neighboring five schools in the
Medirigiriya area in 2000.
The association also sponsored
the surgical correction of the eye sight of a near-blind student
of the Mirishena primary school. The surgery was performed at
the Sri Jayawardenapura General Hospital. Techno Optics in
Colombo kindly offered their expertise and a free pair of
spectacles after the lens implant.
The Association donated books to
the library of the 112th regiment of the Sri Lanka Army on 29th
June 2000, which was partly sponsored by the National Library
and Documentation Centre. The Association also donated a pair of
spikes to a needy female athlete who is an undergraduate of the
University of Kelaniya and a microscope on 25th July 2000 to
Ramasinghe Maha Vidyalaya, Kelaniya which was obtained from a
The Association contributed to
build two science laboratories and provided some laboratary
equipment for Rekadahena Maha Vidyalaya and Welipitiya Maha
Vidyalaya of Elpitiya Educational Division, Galle in 2002.
WORKSHOP FOR A/L STUDENTS
The Alumni Association of the
Faculty of Science, University of Kelaniya conducts workshops
for the G.C.E. Advanced Level Science students. These workshops
cover important theory and practical sessions in biology,
chemistry, combined mathematics and physics.
The Association contributes to
the annual career guidance programs for the undergraduate
students with the generous support from alumni members working
in public and private organizations.
AWARD OF SCHOLARSHIPS
The Association annually awards
scholarships for needy undergraduate students of the Faculty of