Terms of Reference
The UGC, empowered by Section 4(2) of the Universities Act No. 16 of 1978, as and when required appoints Standing Committees for specific purposes, consisting of such members and with such powers, duties and functions as may be determined by the Commission. The Chairman of each Standing Committee shall be a member of the Commission.
The Standing Committee on Career Guidance is mandated to oversee the programs and activities relating to following key areas
i) career guidance and 'soft skills' development,
ii) industrial placement program and
iii) promotion of ethnic and social cohesion and harmony in universities.
The specific functions are;
- Initiate discussions on UGC policy directives on three key areas specified above and formulate guidelines on action plans to be developed and launched at University/Institute level.
- Develop guidelines on institutional framework required at University/Institute level for designing and implementing programs and activities to
- Regularly monitor the progress made through review visits made to respective Career Guidance Units and quality of outcomes of programs offered by each Career Guidance Units and activities launched under three key areas.
i) strengthen soft skills and provide effective career guidance services,
ii) successfully implement industrial placement programs and
iii) promotion of greater ethnic and social cohesion among staff and students in sustainable manner.
|Chairman||Dr. Wickrema Weerasooriya||Commission Member||University Grants Commission|
|Secretary||Mrs. Janadari Wijesinghe||Senior Assistant Secretary/Academic Affairs||University Grants Commission|
|Director||Career Guidance Unit||University of Colombo|
|Director||Career Guidance Unit||University of Peradeniya|
|Director||Career Guidance Unit||University of Kelaniya|
|Director||Career Guidance Unit||University of Moratuwa|
|Director||Career Guidance Unit||University of Sri Jayewardenepura|
|Director||Career Guidance Unit||University of Jaffna|
|Director||Career Guidance Unit||University of Ruhuna|
|Director||Career Guidance & Student Welfare Unit||Open University of Sri Lanka|
|Director||Career Guidance Unit||Eastern University, Sri Lanka|
|Director||Career Guidance Unit||Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka|
|Director||Career Guidance Unit||Wayamba University of Sri Lanka|
|Director||Career Guidance Unit||Uva Wellassa University of Sri Lanka|
|Director||Career Guidance Unit||South Eastern University of Sri Lanka|
|Director||Career Guidance Unit||University of the Visual & Performing Arts|
|Coordinator||Career Guidance Unit||Gampaha Wickramarachchi Ayurveda Institute|