The University of Peradeniya held the General Convocation 2008 at the University gymnasium premises on the 26th February 2009(yesterday). His Excellency the Chancellor,Premadasa Udugama was the chief guest. Vice Chancellor, deputy vice chancellor, Registrar and all the Deans for 7 faculties were also present on the occasion.
At the convocation, about 2500 personnel(including me) from the 7 faculties were conferred with bachelors and masters degrees. The Bachelors Degree was awarded in the Engineering, Science, Medicine,Dental Surgery,Veterinary Science,Agriculture,Arts streams to the grandaunts.
The trophies for the best overall performance were awarded to grandaunts, who excelled in their academic studies on both Masters and Bachelors Degree Programs.
Internet & Communications Services Unit of the University of Peradeniya had taken steps forward to webcast Annual General Convocation for the 10th successive year.