The student community of NSBM in all four houses namely Ruby Adventurers, Citrine Warriors, Sapphire Heroes and Emerald Fighters saw the conclusion of another successful Sports Fiesta which was held for the consecutive 3rd time under the theme of “Strength in Unity” on 29th March 2019, with Citrine Warriors emerging as the overall champions while Ruby Adventures becoming the runners up this year.
The awarding ceremony of NSBM Sports Fiesta 2019 was graced Hon. Karunarathna Paranawithana, Deputy Minister for the ministry of Skills Development & Vocational Training as the Chief Guest of the event and Major general W A V A Sudasinghe USP ndc ID – Director General Army Sports, Army Headquarters. They were being welcomed to the ceremony by Dr E A Weerasinghe, Vice Chancellor of NSBM Green University together with Mr Chaminda Rathnayake, the Deputy Vice Chancellor, and Head of Student activities Mr. Mohammed Shafraz, of NSBM Green University.
What makes a well-rounded undergraduate is the balance between academic work and the extracurricular activities and NSBM’s undergraduates are shaped up to become the best among the rest along with the right kind of exposure, versatility and discipline on their pathway to become well rounded global graduates. NSBM Sports Fiesta is one such event that our students eagerly await every year to paint the NSBM ground in red, yellow, blue and green and celebrate great sportsmanship in every way.
Throughout the past month of March, the four houses competed against one another for championship titles of fourteen games and events including Rugby, Basketball, Swimming, Archery, Hockey, Marathon, Track and Field events, Chess, Soccer, Badminton, Netball, Volleyball, Table Tennis and Cricket. The final day of NSBM Sports Fiesta had colourful representations of four houses, vibrant drum and dancing displays by NSBM Dancing Club as well as the official avrudu song release for NSBM Siyapathsiya Udanaya 2019.
Head of Academic Development and Quality Assurance, Mr Baratha Dodankotuwa, Dean of School of Business Madam Thilini De Silva, Dean School of Computing Mr Chaminda Wijesinghe, Academic Heads of three faculties: Management, Engineering and Computing, academics and nonacademic staff of NSBM also participated for the grand finals of NSBM Sports Fiesta 2019
NSBM Green University Town is the first ever green university in South Asia and sets an example for the whole South Asia by paving the way for environmental sustainability. The university open a platform for both national & international student communities and it has turned a new chapter in Sri Lankan higher education. NSBM Green University is established under the Ministry of National Policies, Economic Affairs, Resettlement and Rehabilitation, Northern Province Development, Vocational Training & Skills Development and Youth Affairs. This state-of-the-art university currently has over 9000 undergraduates studying in three faculties of Management, Computing and Engineering degree programs which are internationally and nationally recognized, including UGC approved degree programs, and foreign degree programs.