FACULTY OF GRADUATE STUDIES
The University of Sri Jayewadenepura has an approved research strategy operated through the faculty of graduate studies which act as an umbrella for research activities conducted by all the faculties. Faculty of graduate studies (FGS) youngest faculty of the university which established in 1996 under the provisions of the faculty of graduate studies Ordinance No. 3 of 1987. Intention of this faculty is to bring all the postgraduate research program under its purview in order to upgrade the standards and also to allow interactive studies among different research fields.
About Faculty of Graduate Studies
The postgraduate research activities of the university were earlier conducted through individual faculties and it was realized that the need of a separate unit to coordinate the postgraduate activities of all the faculties in order to maintain the standards and to achieve consistency in degree awarding regulations. As a fruitful outcome of many discussions among senior academics, finally it was decided to initiate a new faculty, 'The Faculty of Graduate Studies' (FGS) to coordinate all the postgraduate research activities of the university.