The abbreviation ‘USJ’ (University of Sri Jayewardenepura) was approved by the senate of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura as an abbreviation that will unify the diverse ways in which the University of Sri Jayewardenepura (USJ) has been presented and referred to in Research, web articles, official documents etc.

The University of Sri Jayewardenepura has a long and glorious history and has since produced many worthy individuals to society. Thereby, its name and identity have always been highlighted. Thus, the university has decided on unification in terms of abbreviation and spellings of the full form of the name of the university. (presented below).

The abbreviation while unifying will also attract the attention of international audiences. It is the aim of the university to direct the journey of development to be on par with many high-ranking international universities such as the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), New York University (NYU), etc. which are commonly identified and referred to through their abbreviated form.

USJ will henceforth be used as the abbreviation in all research, web articles, official documents, etc. in addition to its authorized full form “University of Sri Jayewardenepura”. Guidelines for its use will be published on the university website soon.