University of Moratuwa is the country’s leading technological higher education institute since its beginning. Started as the Katubedda Campus of University of Ceylon in 1972, it has produced many Engineers in different fields who are working all over the world, giving their expertise to its development. Today there are 5 faculties: Engineering, Architecture, Information Technology, Business and Graduate Studies, and 8000 students are studying as undergraduates and over 500 as post graduate students. University claims to have produced thousands of eminent alumni members across the fields of Engineering, Architecture and Built Environment, Information Technology, and Management, etc.
50 years after the graduation of the first batch, the Alumni Association is organizing its first ever alumni get together on Sunday 28th May 2017 from 2pm to 10pm, at the University premises, in order to give an opportunity to the former students and teachers to get together and reminisce the best times of their lives. Families are encouraged to join as there is a vast array of activities prepared for the participants.
MORA premier league Cricket tournament, Badminton, Basketball, Netball and Tennis tournaments are some of the sports activities for the adults, whereas a number of games are available for the kids too. Face painting, Art corner, playing with Robots will undoubtedly be popular among the kids. For the technology enthusiast children there will be sessions on working with robots and Unmanned Arial Vehicles (UAVs).
The organizers expect to have guided tours along the buildings and paths the former students once knew, and to introduce the new additions to the premises.
The event will be concluded with a sumptuous dinner and live music with a Band. The alumni Association would like to invite all the alumni of University of Moratuwa and their families, Present and Past lecturers to register online by visiting their web page; alumni.mrt.ac.lk.