Students of the 8th, 9th, and 10th batches of B.Sc. Medical Laboratory Sciences, Bachelor of Pharmacy, and B.Sc. Nursing degree programs respectively, commenced their orientation program at the Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura on 19th January 2015. A welcome ceremony was organized where the new students and their parents were addressed by Prof. Sampath Amaratunge, Vice Chancellor, University of Sri Jayewardenepura and Prof. Surangi Yasawardene, Dean, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, who were present at the occasion. Other academic and non-academic staff also participated in the ceremony.