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Kelaniya University introduces Sports Science degree

Kelaniya University Vice Chancellor Senior Professor Nilanthi de Silva and other academic staff of the University at the inauguration.
Kelaniya University Vice Chancellor Senior Professor Nilanthi de Silva and other academic staff of the University at the inauguration.

The inauguration of the orientation programme of the newly introduced BSc Honours Degree in Sports Science, of the Faculty of Science of the University of Kelaniya was held at the auditorium of the Faculty of Science of the University recently.

There is excellent recognition for Sports Science degree programmes in the world today, a news release from the Kelaniya University said.

This newly introduced course is prepared according to international standards while the foremost objective of the introduction of this programme is to create a set of educated individuals who excel in both theoretical knowledge and practical skills in sports.

Fifty undergraduates are selected through the University Grants Commission for this degree programme for each intake, while priority is given to students who display exceptional talent in sports.

The event was graced by Kelaniya University Vice Chancellor Senior Professor Nilanthi de Silva (who was the chief guest), Registrar K.K.K. Dharmathilaka, Dean of the Faculty of Science Senior Professor Sudath Kalingamudali and former Vice Chancellor Emeritus Professor Sarath Amunugama, Deans of other faculties, Sports Advisory Board, Task Force of the BSc Honors in Sports Science Degree Program, Heads of Departments, Academic and non-academic staff, and the first batch of the BSc Honors in Sports Science Degree programme.

 


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