The community of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura ceremoniously begun and Warmly Welcomed the New Year 2020, on the 1st of January 2020 after a blessing ceremony held at the University Premises. Honorable Mahasanga, Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Sampath Amaratunge, Prof. Shirantha Heenkenda; Dean of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, deans of the other faculties of the University, heads of departments, academic and non-academic staff members participated in the auspicious event.

This annual event marks the solidarity and fellowship among the staff and administration of the University.  Towards the conclusion of the event, the New Year oath published by the Ministry of Policy Administration was taken by the university community.

The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura welcomes the year 2020, with great hope and ambition.