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 […]

Tea/Coffee/Soft Drinks Stall at the New Year Celebration – 2022


New Year Celebration – 2022 As usual, AAUPCC organised a tea/coffee/soft drinks stall for the Sinhala and Tamil New Year celebration which is a major event for Sri Lankans in Canberra hosted by Australia Sri Lanka Association (ASLA) in ACT. This community event was held on Saturday, 09 April 2022 at Melrose High School, Pearce […]

AAUPCC Scholarships – 2022

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 26 scholarships in 2022 with the contribution of direct doners and association fund to help easing some financial burdens. The students were chosen from nine faculties based on the recommendation […]

Mental Health Programme – 2022


Mental Health Programme – 2022 The mental health among the university students has been simmering for a long time which has become critical, hence needs remedial measures fairly quickly. Deteriorating economic and political situation in Sri Lanka has caused many hardships among the general public living in Sri Lanka. Student population in the schools and […]