Tuesday, 28 November 2023

A Discussion with the Vice Chancellor on the Development of Sports Studies

A special discussion was held on 27th October 2023, at the Research Center of the Faculty of Social Sciences between Professor M. M. Gunatilake, the Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya, and Professor Aaron Russell, the Assistant Head of School (International), School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, Australia.

It was discussed at length regarding developing the quality of sports degree courses in the university, getting the necessary contribution to obtain post-graduate study opportunities in the fields of sports education, carrying out sports research for the upliftment of the sports education field in Sri Lanka, and through that to get the necessary advice to uplift sports education effectively. In this regard, it was decided to have an extensive discussion with Senior Professor Nilanthi de Silva, Vice Chancellor of the University of Kelaniya.

Accordingly, the said discussion was held on 3rd November 2023 at the Vice Chancellor’s office premises of the University.

​Senior Lecturer Mrs. Anoma Rathnayaka, the Head of the Department of Sports Science and Physical Education of the Faculty of Social Sciences, and a group of delegates from the International Scholar Educational Services Pvt Ltd (Sri Lanka) also graced the discussion.



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