Welcome to Centre for Quality Assurance

Message from the Director

N.S.B.M. Atapattu

Who are we?, what we are doing?

Quality Assurance is among the highest priorities of University of Ruhuna.
The Centre for Quality Assurance (CQA) is entrusted to uphold and continuous improvements of the quality standards of academic programmes offered by University of Ruhuna.  The Senate Standing Committee on Quality Assurance; the governing body of the CQA is chaired by the Vice Chancellor.

Vision of the CQA
To assure the highest quality in all study programmes of the University that is respected worldwide.

Mission of the CQA

To ensure continuous quality improvements and achieve standards of academic excellence through quality assurance mechanisms.

CQA, in collaboration with Internal Quality Assurance Cells established at faculties, library and other entities of the University is committed to achieving following goals;

  1. Ensuring the expansion of the access to education meets the needs of the country and aligns with national educational policy frameworks.
  2. Ensuring continuous improvement in quality of education, research and service experience of students.
  3. Ensuring justice, transparency and equity in QA functions and processes.
  4. Contributing towards Good Governance.
  5. Inculcating the culture of quality enhancement among students and all categories of staff.

News and Recent Events

Faculty of Agriculture completed PRs of all three study programmes

The programme reviews conducted early this year have awarded “Very Good” (A) grading for two study
programmes namely; BSc (Green Technology and BSc Agribusiness Management. BSc (Agricultural Resource
Management and Technology) programme has been awarded with “B” grade.

University of Ruhuna is getting ready for Institutional Review

University of Ruhuna submitted the Self Evaluation Report for Institutional Review and is awaiting for site

Three Faculties getting ready for Programme Reviews

Faculty of Fisheries and Marine Sciences & Technology,
Faculty of Engineering, and  Faculty of Science   have  submitted  Self Evaluation Reports for the Programme Review and are awaiting site visits.


Faculty of Medicine conducted an awareness session on quality assurance and program review

Faculty of Medicine successfully conducted a half-day awareness session for the academic staf on Quality
Assurance in Higher Education and Programme Review. The session was organized by the Internal Quality
Assurance Cell of the Faculty. Prof Mahinda Atapattu, Director/CQA, Prof (Mrs.) Kanthi Yapa, Faculty of
Science and Dr. Manjula Wanniarachchige, Faculty of Management and Finance served as the resource

Contact Us

  • Centre for Quality Assurance,
    University of Ruhuna,
  • (+94) 041-2222681
  • (+94) 041-2227001
  • Fax: (+94) 041-2222681