The overall objective of this activity is produce graduates who possess the skills, attributes and commitment to be employable, by giving them the relevant skills, experience, and knowledge, and exposing them to industry working conditions, and also to create a culture of entrepreneurship within the Faculty.
Coordinators: Dr. C. Hettiarchhchi (Faculty of Science, UOC), Dr. D. Wickramasinghe (Faculty of Science, UOC)
The following activities have been conducted
- Workshops with industry personnel to develop a more interactive curriculum for the third and fourth years of the four year general degree programme
- Establishment of the Student Enterprise Development Center (SEDC)
- Training seminar by established entrepreneurs for second year students on ‘ how to be an entrepreneur’.
- Symposium by undergraduate students on research and group activities with industry participation