42ND GENERAL CONVOCATION OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MORATUWA

The 42nd  General Convocation of University of Moratuwa (UoM) was held on 22nd  and 23rd  December 2021 with all its glory and pride at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH) in eight sessions. The Chancellor of the University, Vidya Jyothi Professor Emeritus KKYW Perera, presided the Convocation Ceremony. It was attended by the graduands with their parents, distinguished invitees, as well as the academic and administrative staff of the University. 

The University administration in coordination with the BMICH authorities took all the necessary steps to adhere to the  COVID-19 transmission and protective guidelines  issued by the Director-General of Health in order to hold the convocation as scheduled. The BMICH implemented nimble and responsive health safety plans including screening, checking temperatures of each individual prior to entering the BMICH premises, personal distancing with spaced seating, hand washing and sanitizing to ensure a health safety environment for the attendees.

A total of 1958 competent graduands with remarkable potential to inspire and challenge the status quo were conferred degrees in their respective fields such as engineering, architecture, information technology and business with over 25% of them  at post graduate level including 16 graduands receiving PhDs.

Faculty

First Degree

Postgraduate Degree/Diploma

Architecture

352

62 (including 2 PhDs)

Engineering

821

375 ( including 11 PhDs)

Information Technology

292

31

Business

-

25 (including 3 PhDs)

University of Moratuwa graduates are in high demand among both the state sector and private sector employers. In fact, most of the study programmes have recorded almost zero unemployment within three months after graduation.Having earned internationally recognized accreditation status from a number of international accreditation bodies, University of Moratuwa degree programs are considered qualitatively equivalent to those offered by the world’s best universities.

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