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Department of Geography

University of Peradeniya

The Geography Society of the University of Peradeniya


The Geography Society of the University of Peradeniya is run by Geography undergraduates with the assistance of the Head of the Department, Senior Treasurer and all academic staff members attached to the Department. Activities organized by the society play an important role in developing the organization skills and team spirit of students as well as establishing links between students and staff members. The members of the society are given an opportunity to enhance their University life by engaging in different kinds of extra-curricular activities organized by the society. Any Geography undergraduate can obtained the membership of the society while other undergraduates are given an opportunity to join as associate members. Annual membership of the society is greater than two hundred. While organizing entertainment events like sports day, field trips, hikes, cultural events, the society also organizes social events like educational seminars and exhibitions for school students and the general public, Shramadana campaigns etc. The society also publishes the “Mihinada” magazine. The present Executive Committee of the Geography Society University of Peradeniya plan to introduce few new events.

Senior Treasurer: Mr. Ashvin Wickramasooriya, Senior Lecturer, Department of Geography