Sri Lankan Movie at ANU Kambri Theatre: Bulletproof Children


The second fund raising activity of AAUPCC was a Sri Lankan Movie Showing at Kambri Theatre on the 4th Oct 2023. The Sri Lankan award winning film Bulletproof Children was Screened  which provided the community a glimpse of Sri Lankan society, their struggles and their humble humanity amidst of the all the struggles. This event […]

Fund Raiser at the National Multicultural Festival 2023


The first activity of the new committee was organizing the Beer Stall at the Multicultural Festival in Canberra. This was held on 17th, 18th and 19th of February 2023 at Glebe Park in Canberra. This event was a great success, and the new committee would like to extend sincere gratitude to the AAUPCC membership for […]

Progress of the Mental Health Project


Counselling and Psychological Support Unit (CaPSU) was launched 15 months ago, in August 2022 and has since catered to the psychological needs of approximately 900 students of the University of Peradeniya. The unit has 6 counsellors who serve on all 7 days of the week. All 6 counsellors are graduates in Psychology with additional qualifications […]

AAUPCC Scholarship Programme 2023


The AAUP Canberra Chapter sponsored 18 studentships for the year 2023 (representing 2 studentships from each of the 9 faculties). The AAUPCC committee 2023 acknowledges the members for their generous contributions towards this worthy cause. The following is some of the feedback we received from the students, which highlights the severity of the financial constraints […]

Opening of Psychological Support Unit

The counselling and Psychological Support Unit (CaPSU) is the specialised unit established within the Health Centre in the University of Peradeniya. It has been founded with the financial support of AAUP Canberra Chapter (AAUPCC), and in collaboration with the AAUP and the psychiatric unit of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya to provide counselling for […]

AGM and Dinner Dance – 2022

The Annual General Meeting and Dinner Dance of the Alumni Association of the University of Peradeniya, Canberra Chapter (AAUPCC) was held at Senior Citizen Centre, Turner, on Saturday, 03rd December 2022, at 6.30 pm. The committee appointed is as follows, Daminda Solangaarachchi – President Sisira Karunarathne – Vice President Gayani Thoradeniya – Secretary Nayana Hettiarachchi – […]

Fund Raiser – Musical Concert සිත්තම් කරමින් – 2022

Musical Concert සිත්තම් කරමින් – 2022 Over the years, Mental Health has been a critical issue for a number of students at the university of Peradeniya which resulted in students either leaving the University without completing their studies or in some cases ending their lives. Even though mental health has a significant impact on the […]

Musical Concert සිත්තම් කරමින් – 2022


Musical Concert සිත්තම් කරමින් – 2022 Due to the Sri Lanka’s worsening economic and political situation, AAUPCC’s assistance is far more needed than ever. Considering this situation, AAUPCC has increased the number of scholarships in 2022. In addition, the Association has initiated mental health assistance programme for needy students in the University of Peradeniya. AAUPCC […]

Wesak Bakthi Gee – 2022


Wesak Bakthi Gee – 2022 AAUPCC members participated at the Wesak celebration on the 7th of May 2022 at Sri Lanka Buddhist Vihara Canberra, 30 Jenke Cct, Kambah ACT 2902. Our members helped making some Wesak Lantern and also sang three songs (Bakthi Geetha) at the celebration.

Family get-together – 2022


Family get-together – 2022 After two years of not meeting due to COVID pandemic, Association’s Annual get-together was held from 29 April to 01 May 2022 at Camp Cottermouth, Cotter Road, Stromlo, ACT 2611. On 29 April 2022 night, current and past committee gathered and enjoyed chats cherishing Pera memories with camp fire. On 30 […]