Peradeniya University

Address: Peradeniya, Sri Lanka

Latitude: 7.2666667

Longitude: 80.6000000

Time Zone: Indian Standard Time

Categories: Activities, Attraction

Tags: Family, Outdoors, Romantic


This is very popular university among other universities in Asia as well as the world. Peradeniya university is the firstly established university in sri lanka. The university is situated very nice place in Peradeniya in Kandy District of Sri Lanka. All of the faculties are seperatedly stationed there. All of the students facilities available and it helps to the students for fulfill there high studies of degree level.Most of post graduate chose this university there masters digrees such as MA, MSc.MBA, PHD so on.There bulk of foriegn students are also anually come to here to study purposes.Reaserches are also conducted here.
The Peradeniya University is spread out in a very large area and straddles two main roads, the Nuwara Eliya - Peradeniya Road and the Galaha Road. It is one of the most superb settings for any University in Sri Lanka, and even i the world. It is quite close to the Botanical Gardens too.
Peradeniya University is situated just outside the City of Kandy. It is one of the most beautiful settings for a University. Surrounded by nature, large trees, and widespread buildings with a lot of colonial type architecture. One can just wander around as if in a park.
Peradeniya university is one of the campuses initially established in Sri Lanka. The campus is preferred by many undergraduates and due to the great demand, it is a bit difficult to get in to the university. However in Sri Lanka the campuses are allocated according to the subjects selected and the marks. The campus is located in a beautiful landscape, along side of River Mahaweli, in a hill side landscape. There are number of halls for inmates attached to the campus and most of the residential halls are constructed, over looking a beautiful scenery. Peradeniya is in close proximity to Kandy city, where you can reach it within about 10 minutes in a vehicle. The Botanical gardens is also located right in front of the main entrance to the campus and the Hantane hill, which is a beautiful place in Kandy is also in close proximity to the university and a famous place for its inmates to relax during their free time. While the university is located from one side , there are many important government institutions such as the Veterinary department, agriculture department , the teaching hospital etc are situated in close proximity where the students get a very good opportunity to have their attachment training in one of those institutes. Through the University you could drive through the main road to Galaha , which is another beautiful landscape, with water streams, winding roads, stony church, and many other attractions.
The University of Peradeniya is a renowned state university in Sri Lanka, funded by the University Grants Commission. It was established as the University of Ceylon in 1942.The University of Peradeniya hosts eight faculties (including the newly added Allied Health Science faculty), two Postgraduate Institutes, 10 Centres, 72 departments, and teaches about 9,500 students in the fields of Medicine, Agriculture, Arts, Science, Engineering, Dental Sciences, Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science and Allied Health Science. It claims to the largest government endowment by a higher educational instiution in Sri Lanka, based on its large staff and faculties/departments

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