Internal Quality Assurance Unit

Our vision is achieve excellence in higher education through Quality assurance. Our mission is ensure quality, continuous development and efficient performance of University of the Visual & Performing Arts, and to gain the confidence of the community in our graduates in accordance with internationally recognized evaluation mechanism. According to the UGC Commission Circular No 04/2015, the Internal Quality Assurance Unit (IQAU) of University of the Visual & Performing Arts was established to coordinate all QA related activities within the University yet, all the members of staff take personal responsibility for the quality of their contribution to the student learning experience. IQAU of University of the Visual & Performing Arts oversees quality assurance for all degree programs, faculties and units. IQUA ensures that the University of the Visual & Performing Arts operates in conformity with the Sri Lankan Qualification Framework and other standards set forth by Quality Assurance and Accreditation Council of Sri Lanka. Faculty level QA activities are administered by a Faculty QA Cell.

Management Committee Members

Prof. Sarath Chandrajeewa Vice-Chancellor
Snr. Lecturer AC Thenuwara Director / IQAU
Snr. Prof. Mudiyanse Dissanayake Dean / Dance and Drama
Snr. Lecturer Mr. G.B.C. Dayawansa Dean / Music
Associate Prof. M.R. Podinilame Dean / Visual Arts
Dr. Saumya Liyanage Dean / FGS
Ms. BM Dayawansa Registrar
Mr. WMW Wanninayake Bursar
Mr. GR Padmasiri Librarian
Snr. Lec. S.K. Liyanawaththa Director / SDC
Dr.(Mrs) Asoka Dissanayake Faculty Representative (FDD)
Snr. Lecturer Ms. Kamani Samarasinghe Faculty Representative (FM)
Senior Lecturer Mr. KAD Indika Faculty Representative (FVA)
Mrs. J.P. Balasuriya Rep. Finance Division
Ms. SF Imam Secretary / IQAU

Sri Lanka Qualifications Framework (SLQF)

Subject Benchmark Statement in Fine Arts Subject Benchmark Statement in Performing Arts Manual for Review of Undergraduate Study Programmes of Sri Lankan Universities and Higher Education Institutions Writing the Self Evaluation Report, University of Visual and Performing Arts

Important Links

QAAC of the University Grants Commission
INQAAHE | International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education
University Grants Commission – Sri Lanka

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