Faculty of Technology at South Eastern University of Sri Lanka commence s its academic session on Monday (5th December 2016)
The newly established Faculty of Technology at South Eastern University of Sri Lanka will commence its academic session by the 5th of December and all arrangements have been finalized to accommodate the new students coming from various parts of Sri Lanka.
Said Prof. MMM Najim at a Press briefing at the Board Room of the South Eastern University of Sri Lanka on Tuesday. A good number of Pressmen were present at the Board Room of the SEUSL on the invitation of the Vice Chancellor to brief about the New Faculty scheduled to commence on 5th December. The Acting Dean of the new Faculty Dr.MG Mohamed Thariq, Senior Lecturer UL Abdul Majeed, Lecturer Dr. BGN Sewwanadhi, Dr. AN Mubarak and the Staff too were present. Prof Najim who thanked the Media Personnel for giving their excellent support to go ahead with their programmes said that among rankings of the five Universities to start the Technology Faculty, South Eastern University secures the first place for its preparation of the buildings and other suitable sites. Ministry of Higher Education has set apart a sum of Rs. 450 million for the constructions of new buildings and nfra structures and another Rs 170 million has been allocated for the equipment's and renovation of laboratories and establishing modern agro technology farm at Malwatte and all works are in the offing.
Prof. Najim also said that this Faculty is a big boon to the students who are eager to enhance their knowledge in technology and foster innovation, creativity and conduct focused research in technology and product development. Our objective is to produce high quality employable graduate in technology equipped to pursue a career in academia, government, industry or as an entrepreneur locally and globally, so one could ensure their job assurance, he said. Acting Dean Dr.Thariq nbrifing on the curricular said this FT will have two Departments namely Department of Bio systems Technology (BST) and Department of Information and Communication Technology (ICT). The Department of Bio systems Technology (BST) consists of five Divisions namely Animal and Aquatic Science & Technology (AAS), Agricultural Economic & Entrepreneurship (AEE), Bios systems Engineering(BSE), Cropscience & technology (CST) and Food Science & Technology (FST). Degree programme provided under this Department is Bachelor of Bio systems Technology (BBST) in Agriculture Technology. Hands on practical training for this degree program will be provided in the Agro Tech Park of SEUSL in Malwaatte that lies in Sammanthurai Ampara.
He also detailed the Divisions of Department of Information technology (IT) in his briefing. The other lecturers present here too detailed their academic programmes.