Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

University of Ruhuna

Physical Education

Activities pertaining to sports and recreation are conducted by the Department of Physical Education. There is an advisory board consists of the officials of the Department of Physical Education and two academic staff membersfrom faculties. Whenever necessary, external assistance is sought for coaching on part time basis.Visionof the department is to socialise a law-abiding and socially productive graduate with the ability of effective leadership qualities and fair decision making, who is physically and mentally well balanced.

There are numerous student sports activities organised by the Department of Physical Education including both indoor and outdoor sports. A gymnasium with training facilities is located in the Wellamadama university complex for indoor sports and it is open for students from 10.00 a.m. to 7.00 p.m. on weekdays. The department has well equipped strength training hall to develop physical fitness of sportsmen/women and students.
At the present, the Department of Physical Education provides facilities for following indoor sports:
  • Basketball (Men and Women)
  • Badminton (Men and Women)
  • Table Tennis (Men and Women)
  • Weight Lifting (Men and Women)
  • Volleyball (Men and Women)
  • Chess (Men and Women)
  • Taekwondo (Men and Women)
  • Carrom (Men and Women)
  • Netball (Women)
  • Wrestling (Men)
  • Karate (Men and Women)
Outdoor sports facilities are provided to students at Wellamadama university grounds.Following sports facilities are made available free of charge to all students:
  • Athletics (Men and Women)
  • Hockey (Men and Women)
  • Elle (Men and Women)
  • Cricket (Men)
  • Football (Men)
  • Rugger (Men)
  • Swimming (Men and Women)
  • Baseball (Men)