AAUPCC Scholarships 2021


Education has the power to transform lives. However, financial hardships can put a lot of strain on students and their education. The Alumni Association of the University of Peradeniya Canberra Chapter (AAUPCC) offered 14 scholarships in 2021 with the contribution of direct doners and association fund to help easing some student’s financial burdens, with the […]

HPS-2 – ‘යුග යුග ගී විකසිත’

There is something truly magical about Sri Lankan Sinhala music in every era.  The HPS-2 musical event, called ‘යුග යුග ගී විකසිත’ (Yuga Yuga Gee Wikasitha), as pronounced by its name was about how the ancient Sinhala music was historically evolved from 543 BC to modern time. This had become an outstanding event, which attracted […]

Tea Stall at the New Year Celebration 2021  

As usual, AAUPCC organised and supplied a tea stall for the Sinhala and Tamil New Year celebration 2021 hosted by Australia Sri Lanka Association in ACT.  This community event was held on Saturday, 24 April 2021 at stage 88, Commonwealth Park. This time there were extra commitments to comply with the COVID related guidelines, but […]

Fundraising event for ‘North Temple’  – 2021

As agreed by the AAUPCC committee to be part of the fund-raising event organised by the Sri Lankan Buddhist Temple on 18 April 2021 at Nicholls temple premise, the AAUPCC organised a soft drink and soup stall called ‘දිව-රස බීම’.  Every dollar collected was donated to the temple fund. 

AGM 2021

This AAUPCC 2021 committee held the AGM and the annual Alumni members’ family get-together on 11 December 2021 at Senior Citizen Centre at Turner, ACT from 6.30pm onwards.  The event was coloured by over 80 Alumni members participation.  In addition to dissolving and selecting a new committee, the agenda item also included a discussion of […]

HPS-1 – හන්තානට පායන සඳ  

To obtain much needed funds to fuel for the scholarship program during the COVID-19 time where it was not possible to bring an artist from Sri Lanka to hold an event, the AAUPCC organised a locally acquired musical event called හන්තානට පායන සඳ ‘(HPS). This idea was initially a seed planted in the mind of […]