The orientation program for the research students of University of Sri Jayewardenepura for the year 2018, organized by the Faculty of Graduate Studies was successfully held on 05th of December at the faculty premises. Chairpersons of Board of Studies, supervisors, lecturers, staff members of Faculty of Graduate Studies and students conducting researches on various disciplines under Masters, MPhil and PhD were participated in the event.

Prof. Hemanthi Ranasinghe, Dean of Faculty of Graduate Studies welcomed the participants and gave an introduction about aims and objectives of the program and further explained the rules and regulations in the post graduate studies at Faculty of Graduate Studies. Orientations to the various facilities available for the research students were briefed by Dr. Nayana Wijeysundara, the Librarian of University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Prof. Padmalal, Co-Chairperson of University Research Council and Prof. Sirimalee Fernando, Chairperson of National Science Foundation.

The students were familiarized to the facilities offered for them and had an opportunity to bring their inquiries and suggestions to the table. Prof. Hemanthi Ranasinghe, Prof. Sirimalee Fernando and Mr. Nalinda Dharmarathne (Deputy Registrar of the Faculty of Graduate Studies) clarified the doubts of students and gave concluding remarks.