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 […]

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 the economic and political situation in Sri Lanka has caused many hardships among the general public living in Sri Lanka.  The student population in the […]

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 […]

AAUPCC Scholarships 2019

AAUPCC Scholarships 2019 We have achieved one of our key objectives in 2019 by offering financial assistance to 18 undergraduate students who are in dire need of financial support. These students were chosen from 9 faculties of the University with the assistance from the Alumni Association of University of Peradeniya. The selected students receive an […]