Japura Employability Skills Awards was designed as a platform to recognize students of the University who were able to excel in various other avenues and values sought after by the corporate sector while pursuing their academic studies. Sarada Jayagoda, a final year undergraduate of the Department of Languages Cultural Studies and Performing arts was the Best Employability Skills Achiever of the Faculty Of Humanities and Social Sciences at the  J’pura Employability Skills Awards (JESA) 2019. This awards ceremony organized by the Career Guidance Unit of the University was held on the 20th August 2019 at the Hotel Golden Rose, Boralesgamuwa.

Sarada Jayagoda has also been Awarded the  Next Generation Women Leaders Award. The Next Generation Women Leaders award is a scholarship designed by McKinsey and company to recognize talent and support students who would like to maximize their own potential. Along with the participants from all around the globe, Sarada has been able to be one of the 34 winners.