Silver Jubilee Celebration (1998-2023)

Journey of Sports Science Unit

Sports Science Unit- Poinners in Physical Education in Sri Lanka.

The University of Jaffna was initially established in 1974 as the Jaffna campus of the University of Sri Lanka. Upon receiving a large number of requests from various sectors to commence a Physical Education Programme, the Physical Education Unit (Academic), University of Jaffna was founded in October 1998. Since then a self-financing two-year Diploma Programme in Physical Education at the University of Jaffna has been offered and fifty students are admitted annually. In 2003, to cater to the emerging needs of the Sports and Leisure world, the Physical Education Unit (Academic) was renamed as Sports Science Unit. In 2021, The UGC approved the degree programme under the faculty of Allied Health Sciences.

  Now, the Sports Science Unit produced 11 batches of nearly 400 diploma-holders and has been mainly employed in the Sports Ministry and Ministry Education sector. Sports performance of the north province continuously increased after the year 2000, due to the employment of the Physical Education Diploma holders in Sports and Education ministry.  

In 2023 Sports Science Unit stepped in its 25th year of service. Therefore, the University of Jaffna and the alumni of the Sports Science Unit jointly organized a variety of sports and games tournaments (basketball, cricket, football, badminton) Blood Donation camp, and Health awareness walk. Nearly 1500 participants have participated in a variety of tournaments.  Also 70 blood donors donated blood and 500  participants involved in health awareness walk.

1st International Research Conference on Healthy Delights 2022

ICHD is one of the satellite conferences of JUICe 2022. It was organized by the Faculty of Allied health Sciences, University of Jaffna.  The aim of the conference is to provide an open forum for local and international researchers from diverse disciplines to disseminate their research findings, share ideas and experiences. The organizing committee is pleased to invite researchers all around the globe.

Inauguration Ceremony

First batch

Bachelor of Science Honours in Physical Education – Academic year 2020/21

Fitness Training for Dancers

Sports Science Unit jointly work with Department of Dance to promote the physical fitness of the Bharathanatyam dancers to enhance theatre performance. Therefore, Sports Science Unit introduces special fitness training for students from Ramanathan Academy of Fine arts every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 8.00 am to 10.00 am.  

International Day of Yoga to Brief and Impress on the Greatness of Yoga

All the outset to impress one and all on the importance of Yoga and connected activities. As you are aware we have already created history and proved in action that we are fully alive and duty conscious to record our sincere thoughts about uplifting the values of Yoga by organizing worldwide meeting or celebration and impressed to everyone. The importance and necessity to prove the fact about the value and responsive development of character among every one.

International day of Yoga is being celebrated all over the world on 21st June every year.

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