Student Counseling Service

The student counseling service of University of Ruhuna provides services and programmes which promote the personal development and psychological well-being of students. It also helps to develop a conducive environment to maximize students` educational attainments. Students will have the opportunity to privately and confidentially discuss their various psychological, social and financial issues or any other difficulty they face during their university education with the student counselors and obtain advices. Students will be directed to the professional psychological counselor of the University whenever needed.

The University has appointed a Senior Student Counselor for the University and Deputy Senior Student Counselors & number of Student Counselors for each faculty to maintain student counseling activities under the guidance of Deputy Vice Chancellor. Most of the student counselors have undergone special trainings on counseling and they have been directed through a Student Counselor guide.

An external Professional Counselor has been appointed to provide services for needy students and staff and he is available in every Tuesday from 1 .00 p.m. to 3.00 p.m at the Medical Center of the University. Information of the Senior Student Counselor and Deputy Senior Student Counselors appointed for each Faculty is as follows;

Name

Designation

Department

Contacts No

Associate Professor E.P.S. Chandana

Senior Student Counselor, University of Ruhuna

Department of Zoology, Faculty of Science

0775909665
epschandana@zoo.ruh.ac.lk

Dr. B. Sumith

Deputy Senior Student Counselor, Faculty of Engineering

Department of Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering,

0727977974
0912245765/6/7
sumithb@.ruh.ac.lk

Dr. K. R. Fernando

Deputy Senior Student Counselor, Faculty of Science

Department of Chemistry

0776255143
0412222681-2 /Ext: 4402
rodney@chem.ruh.ac.lk

Dr. D.L.C. Kumari Fonseka

Deputy Senior Student Counselor, Faculty of Agriculture

Department of Crop Science

0718327109
kumarifonseka23@gmail.com

Dr. H.B. Asanthi

Deputy Senior Student Counselor, Faculty of Fisheries and Marine Science & Technology

Department of Limnology

0777771678
asanthi@fish.ruh.ac.lk

Mr.P.E.D.D Silva

Deputy Senior Student Counselor, Faculty of Management & Finance

Department of Management & Entrepreneurship

071686448
peddsilva@gmail.com

Dr. M.D. Bandara

Deputy Senior Student Counselor, Faculty of Humanities & Social Science

Department of History

0713528628
manojbandara35@yahoo.com

Dr. P.M. Rodrigo

Deputy Senior Student Counselor, Faculty of Medicine

Department of Anatomy

0777902346