Virtual orientation and welcome party ” Fagito’ 21 ” for the newly selected Food Science and Technology students, was successfully held on Saturday 19th of June 2021 at 10.00 a.m. onwards via Zoom with participation of the department members. Without considering the bother of being distance, this event was conducted in memorable and inspirational way. Importantly several vital Inspirational Speeches were done by the participation of below mentioned past senior students of the Food Science and Technology department who are successful in their goals and careers.

Dr. (Ms.) Samanthika Senarath, Senior Lecturer, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka

Ms. Jayani Chathurika, Post and affiliation: Doctoral graduate research assistant, cereal science graduate program, Department of plant sciences, North Dakota State University, Fargo, North Dakota, United States.

Ms. Madhuka Korala   Assistant Research and Development Manager – Refreshments Unilever Sri Lanka Limited.

Ms. Chamodika Senarath NPD Executive (L&C) Research and Development Fonterra Co-operative Group Limited.

Mr. Chalindra Pathirana, Head of Regulatory and Scientific Affairs, Nestle Lanka (PVT) LTD    and

Mr. Wasitha Thilakarathna Faculty of Graduate Studies Dalhousie University, Canada.

We are so grateful for your participation at that event by committing your valuable time with us to share your experiences and thoughts. We extend our honorable thank to the dean of the faculty, Head of the department, All the lecturers, academic supportive staff and non-academic staff for their participation to success this event. Also, we are thankful to all the students belong to food science and technology department being a part of that event.

So, newly selected members for the food science and technology family, we hopefully welcome you all that you will uplift the department as well as the university by showing your colors, dedication and skills.


Society of Food Science and Technology
Wayamba University of Sri Lanka