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Inauguration Ceremony of Sri Jayewardenepura University Wiki Club


Author: Mohammed Galib Hasan

Summary:The Inauguration Ceremony of the Wiki Club of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura was held on 9th May 2018 at Faculty Board Room (FHSS) from 10 a.m. onward with the participation of the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Sampath Amarathunge, Editor and Administrator of Wikipedia Mr. Reheman Abubaker, Heads of Departments, Lecturers and student members of the Wiki Club. The University coordinator and the advisor of this Wiki Club is Dr. Shirantha Heenkenda of the Department Of Economics in the FHSS.

After a long waiting finally University of Sri Jayewardenepura started Wiki Club in their University. At first Department of Economics and English attached to the Wikipedia Education Program. The Students & faculties of this two department will Contribute to English & Sinhala Wikipedia under Wikipedia Education Program.

The very first Wiki Page written by the Wiki Club members about the Most Ven. Weliwitiye Sri Soratha Thero in both Sinhala and English Languages was published by the Vice Chancellor Prof. Sampath Amaratunge at the ceremony.

News on University Website:
Meta Page for Club: Sri Jayewardenepura University Wiki Club

Tags:Wikipedia Education program, Wiki Club, Education Outreach.