The Department of Economics in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences holds an Economics Week named “METAE 2016” in order to share economic knowledge among G.C.E. Advanced Level students and undergraduates. It was started 15th of November 2016. The major objective of this event is to bring together a cohort of Economics students in order to further pick their interest in the subject by practical and entertaining methods.
The Inter School Debate competition was held among schools in the Colombo zone on topics that holds timely importance in the current economic context of Sri Lanka. The preliminary rounds were held on the 2nd of November 2016 and the final round was held on the 15th of November 2016.
The Vice Chancellor of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura Prof. Sampath Amaratunge, academic members and students had taken part in this event.