About Us

The Physical Education Unit at the University of Sri Jayewardenepura was founded with the primary objective of promoting and enhancing sports within the university. This dedicated department is actively involved in a wide range of tasks, including sports development, organizing various sports-related activities such as outbound trainings and leadership camps, maintaining sports facilities, and managing the inventory of sports equipment.
At present, the unit oversees a diverse selection of 22 sports, constantly expanding its offerings to uncover and nurture the talents of the university’s students. Under the guidance of the experienced instructors led by Director Mrs. Nishanthi Vidanage, these sports receive careful supervision and support.
Since its inception, the Physical Education Unit has consistently demonstrated remarkable performance and growth. The University of Sri Jayewardenepura has maintained an unbeatable position as the champion of the Sri Lankan University Games and Inter-University Championship for numerous years, attesting to the unit’s effectiveness and success.
The unit’s commitment to sports excellence is evident through its comprehensive approach, encompassing not only competitive achievements but also the holistic development of students. By providing opportunities to empowers students to acquire valuable life skills such as teamwork, discipline, and leadership.
Through its unwavering dedication to fostering sportsmanship, talent, and overall student development, the Physical Education Unit at the University of Sri Jayewardenepura continues to make significant contributions to the university’s sporting legacy. By nurturing a culture of sports excellence, the unit inspires students to pursue their passions, achieve their goals, and become well-rounded individuals who are equipped to excel both on and off the field.