Speech Master 2017 is an Inter Department Speech Competition organised by the Soft Skills Development Unit of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. The final round of the competition was held on 13th December 2017 at Sumangala reading Hall. For the final round from the English Medium category Department of English and Department of Economics have been qualified. And from the Sinhala Medium Category Department of Economics, Department of Languages, Cultural Studies and Performing arts, Department of Sinhala and Mass Communication and Department of History have been qualified for the Final competition.

In the final competition Department of Sinhala and Mass Communication (Sinhala Medium category) and Department of English (English Medium Category) become winners after competitive contest.

Prof. D. P. S. Chandrakumara, Dean of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Dr. W. M. Yaparathne, Chairman of the SSDD, Dr. K. M. Alexander, Secretary of the SSDS, and academic members of the faculty   participated in the final competition.