Orientation Program for the New Entrants (2016/2017) of Faculty of Allied Health Sciences
The Orientation Programme for the new entrants (2016/2017 batch) of Faculty of Allied Health Sciences was successfully held at the faculty Diamond Jubilee Auditorium. The acting Vice-chancellor, Deputy Vice-Chancellor of University of Peradeniya, Professor R.L.Wijeweera was the chief guest of the event and other dignitaries including deans of other faculties, academic staff and administrative officers also presented at the inauguration ceremony.
The Dean of Faculty of Allied Health Sciences welcomed all the gathering and familiarizes the students and their parents to the faculty and the degree courses.
On behalf of the chief guest, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Professor R.L.Wijeweera addressed the gathering emphasizing the value of being selected to the University of Peradeniya and importance of getting the maximum benefit from it while following a valuable four-year degree program at the faculty.
Current students of the faculty enlighten the inauguration ceremony by presenting cultural events, which were appraised by many participants.
The main objective of the program was to make the new entrants aware of the academic and extracurricular activities, and orientate them to the various facilities rendered by University. Key elements that were introduced to the new comers during the orientation program were history of UOP and FAHS, importance of English and information technology, introduction to health facilities and library facilities, carrier guidance, student counseling, stress management, time management, examination criteria, and University rules and regulations. Afterward students were preceded with the visits to University, Library and Gymnasium. The orientation program was successfully held around 10 days inspiring the new entrants to accomplish their life goals while extracting the worth of secondary education.