The Chancellor

The Chancellor is the head of the university and presides at the convocation. The present Chancellor of the OUSL is Professor Colvin Goonaratna.

Vice-ChancellorVice-Chancellor

Professor S.A. Ariadurai assumed duties as the Vice-Chancellor of the Open University of Sri Lanka (OUSL) on 23 June 2015. He has more than 25 years of experience in teaching, research and administration at the OUSL. He is the eighth (08) Vice-Chancellor of the University.

Professor Ariadurai obtained his Bachelor of Engineering degree in Mining Engineering from Osmania University, Hyderabad, India in 1983. Later, in 1987, he completed a Postgraduate Diploma in Technology in Textile Technology at the University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka. He then joined a private textile company as a Quality Control Manager. In May 1988, he joined the Department of Textile Technology of the OUSL as an Assistant Lecturer. He won the Commonwealth Scholarship in 1994 and proceeded to the United Kingdom for his research studies. In March 1998, he was awarded the Doctor of Philosophy degree by the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST), Manchester, United Kingdom.

He returned to the Department of Textile and Apparel Technology of the OUSL in January 1998 and served as a Senior Lecturer until 2008. He became a Professor in Textile & Apparel Technology in February 2009. He has also served as a Visiting Professor in Technical Textiles at the Textile Institute of Pakistan, Karachi from 2008 to 2009 and Head of the Textile Research and Innovation Centre, Karachi from 2010 to 2011.

He is an Associate of the Textile Institute - UK, Member of the Institute of Engineers - India, a Chartered Textile Technologist and a Chartered Engineer. Professor Ariadurai became the Dean of the Faculty of Engineering Technology in December 2012 and served in that position until he was appointed as the Vice Chancellor of the OUSL. Professor Ariadurai is an old boy of St. Anthony’s College, Kandy.

Prof. Kamal B. Gunaherath
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Prof. Kamala B. Gunaherath was appointed as the Deputy Vice-Chancellor of the Open University of Sri Lanka in 2015.

 
Dean eduProfessor P.C. Pakkeer Jaufar,
Dean, Faculty of Education
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Dr. K.A.C. UdayakumarDr. K.A.C. Udayakumar,
Dean, Faculty of Engineering Technology
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Prof. G.RanawakaProf. Gaya R. Ranawaka,
Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences
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Prof. Camena GuneratneProf. Camena Guneratne,
Dean, Humanities & Social Sciences
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Dean NSCDr. S.S. Iqbal,
Dean, Faculty of Natural Sciences
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RegistrarMs Vindhya Jayasena,
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Ms Vindhya Jayasena assumed duties recently as the new Registrar of the Open University of Sri Lanka. Ms Jayasena who commands considerable experience in University activities, earlier functioned as the Deputy Registrar of the Postgraduate Institute of Archaeology of the University of Kelaniya Sri Lanka, prior to her appointment as the Registrar of the OUSL. She had her education at Gankanda MMV, Pelmadulla and Fergusons Girls’ High School, Ratnapura and graduated from the University of Ruhuna with a Second Class (Upper) degree. During her school career, Ms Jayasena had won certificates in Art competitions and was also the leader of the College Music Band and had played Netball and Volleyball as an undergraduate She successfully followed a Postgraduate study course at the OUSL obtaining the Commonwealth Executive MBA degree. Following graduation, she obtained a Diploma in Personnel Management from the National Institute of Business Management and a Diploma in Advanced English for Administration and Academic Purposes from the University of Colombo.
BursarMr. W.M.K.G.A. Wickramasinghe
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Mr. W.M.K.G.A. Wickramasinghe assumed duties as the Bursar of the Open University of Sri Lanka in Jan 2014. He is the seventh Bursar of the OUSL. He joined the Rajarata University of Sri Lanka as a Senior Assistant Bursar in June 2002 and promoted to Deputy Bursar post in 2011.

He graduated from the University of Kelaniya in 1998 and obtained his Master of Business Administration from the Postgraduate of Institute of Management (PIM) of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura

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librarianDr (Mrs.) Wathmanel Seneviratne,
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