Online conference with representatives of University of Vavuniya from Sri Lanka took place in Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno
Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno is always open to international cooperation and new foreign partners. The online conference helped to find the meeting points with University of Vavuniya in Sri Lanka.
Ambassador of Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka Janitha Abeywickrema Liyanage and other representatives of the embassy, as well as Rector of University of Vavuniya Dr. Thampoe Mangaleswaran and academic community participated in the conference.
Rector Iryna Kiturka, Vice-Rector for Academic Affairs Yury Bialykh, Dean of Faculty of Economics and Management Marina Karpickaya, Dean of Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics Alena Livak, Dean of Faculty of Biology and Ecology Aliaksandr Kareusky, Head the Education Internalization Centre Alena Belakoz, Head of the International relations office Volha Minava, Head of the Recruiting and Registration of International Citizens Department Iryna Hlaunitskaya from Yanka Kupala State University also took part in the event.
The universities didn’t cooperate before, so the meeting became a good starting point for further partnership. Representatives from both universities discussed their main activities and focus areas. University of Vavuniya is interested in various activities such as academic exchange of teaching stuff and students, joint educational programs, cooperation in scientific field. The university is planning to develop long-term and sustainable cooperation in all disciplines.
The meeting was organized by the Embassy of Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka in Russia. All the participants of the event are sure that their communication will grow into a productive partnership.
In April 2022 Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno addressed the Embassy of Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka in Russian Federation with a request to come into contact with University of Sri Jayewardenepura and University of Kelaniya as well as to draw attention of the citizens of Sri Lanka to education. The Embassy supported the initiative and proposed to hold an online-meeting of the three universities towards further cooperation with University of Vavuniya.