The 11th General Convocation of the South Eastern University of Sri Lanka was held on Sunday (19th February) at Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall with the participation of the distinguished gathering of academics of all walks of life.
The convocation held under the distinguished patronage of Vice Chancellor Prof. MMM Najim, altogether 935 graduands were conferred with Degrees at this Convocation by the Chancellor Prof. Achchi Mohamed Ishaq which was held on two sessions. 474 graduands from the Faculty of Arts and Culture, Faculty of Applied Sciences and Faculty of Management and Commerce will be conferred in session I while 461 from the Faculty of Islamic Studies and Arabic Language and Faculty of Management and Commerce will be conferred in Session II.
The highlights of the convocation were the awarding of Medals for best students in each Faculty. Dr. MHM Ashraff Memorial Medal for the Best Student in Science (2010/2012) was awarded to Abdul Maleek Fathima Jumana while Dr. MLA Cader Medel for the Best student in politics and Peace Studies was awarded to Mohamed Nilafir Fathima Nifna in Session I while Paththamperuma Aarachige Don Dilini Randika was selected as the Best Student in Commerce ( 20101/11) and was awarded Al Ha AM Ismail Memorial Medal while Geekiyanage Gasyasthiri Hashintha Kumari was awarded AlHaj AL Ibralebbe Memorial Medal for the Best Student in Management (2010/2011) and MH Abdul Cader Alim (Quathiri) Memorial Medal for Best Arabic in Arabic (2010/110) was for Umaru Hatha Shamila in Session II.
Senior Professor .of Zoology and Environmental Management and Chairman of National Science and Technology Commission of Sri Lanka Prof. MJS. Wijeratne w delivered the keynote address at the Session I while President of National Academy of Sciences Sri Lanka and Former Director/CEO of Industrial Technology Dr. AM Mubarak delivered the Convocation address at Session II.