The final site visit of the external programme review of the Faculty of Humanities was held from Monday 6th November to Wednesday 8th November 2017. Twelve external reviewers comprising academics from the universities of Peradeniya, Sabaragamuwa, Jaffna, Ruhuna, Eastern, South Eastern, Rajarata and the Open University reviewed 10 Special Degree programmes and the entire General Degree programmes of the Faculty of Humanities.
The reviewers’ site visit was coordinated at university level by Professor Nilanthi de Silva, the Director, Internal Quality Assurance Centre (IQAC) of the University of Kelaniya. At faculty level, Prof. Patrick Ratnayake, Dean, Faculty of Humanities, Prof Asoka de Zoysa and Ms. Dinali Fernando, Head, Department of English coordinated the review process. The process included a document review, meetings with academic staff, university officials, students and support staff, lecture observations and visits to facilities. The site visit by the review team was an extremely educational experience for all concerned.