The President of the Arts Faculty students Federation, Rajeevan said there are several basic needs of the students are being dragged on without being fulfilled and the students are expecting the new Vice Chancellor will take action to remedy the situation.
He further said that the students who pass out after graduation need knowledge in English and Computer studies. Individual units are needed to study these. If our student are to excel in Indoor-Games, proper Indoor Stadium is needed. The equipment for students with special needs had to be revamped for maximum skill output. Vacancies for Lecturers in subjects including Political science remain unfilled. Toilets in the hostels need repairs.
University Employees union said with regard to the assuming the duties by the new Vice Chancellor that, the appointments of non-Academic staff are being done with political and politicians’ interventions for the last 10 years. Because of this skilled persons are being excluded. As we are part of the Varsity matters regarding our increments should be considered.The student distribution of students from other districts and that of Sinhalese students had gone above 50% in all faculties. The New VC should pay attention on this also, they said.