-- AWARDS --

  • Staff Sports Meet 2022

The Faculty of Fisheries and Marine Sciences won five Championships at the Staff Sports Meet 2022

1) Volleyball      2) Netball      3) Badminton (Women)      4) Table Tennis (Women)      5) Chess


  • 17th Vice Chancellor's Awards - 2021

Prof. K.H.M. Ashoka Depananda - The Most Outstanding International Promotor/Collaborator

  • 15th Vice Chancellor's Awards

1) Dr. K.H.M. Ashoka Depananda - The Most Outstanding Scholar
2) Dr. Pradeep Nalaka Ranasinghe - The highest Recipient of Grants

  • Best Presenter Awards 15th Academic Sessions 2018

1) Dr. K.S.S. Atapaththu - Best Presenter Award (Oral), Technical session of Science, Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences
2) Mr. W.S. Weerakkody - Best Presenter Award (Poster), Technical session of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences
3) Mrs. R.G.Sanuja - Best Presenter Award (Oral), Technical session of Science, Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences

  • Session's Best Presentation Award

Ms. E.G.K.Y.C. Bandara, Demonstrator in the Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture, Faculty of Fisheries and Marine Sciences & Technology ( FMST ) won the Sessions’ Best Presentation Award for her presentation; “Ability of aquatic pathogen; Vibrio campbellii to form biofilm on different abiotic surfaces” at the theme session, “Food Security, Small Scale Aquaculture & Aquatic Health Management” of the 4th International Conference on Fisheries and Aquaculture ( ICFA ), held on 24th-25th August 2017 at TajSamudra, Colombo, Sri Lanka. The oral presentation of Ms. Bandara was from her final year research project, jointly supervised by Dr. (Mrs) H.A.D. Ruwandeepika of the Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka and Dr. K.H.M. Ashoka Deepananda of the Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture, University of Ruhuna.

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FMST බුද්ධාභිවන්දනා 2023

FMST බුද්ධාභිවන්දනා 2023 ~ වර්ෂ 2023ක් වූ වෙසක් මස 08 වනදා සවස 6.30 සිට 9 දක්වා FMST පරිශ්‍රයේදී පවත්වන ලදී .

මියැසි තොටුපල - 2022

සප්ත ස්වර මාවතේ ගිමන්හල - The Miyesi Thotupola 2022 was held on 7th September at the Faculty of Fisheries and Marine Sciences & Technology. The occasion was graced by the Vice chancellor Snr. Prof. Sujeewa Amarasena and Deputy Vice Chancellor Prof. EPS Chandana. It was a splendid evening for the students and the staff of the faculty

Guest Lecture by Prof. Takeshi Fujino

The guest lecture for "Localizing SDGs for a Hopeful Future abd Vitality" which will be held on 04th Nov 2023 at 11.30-12.30 in FMST Auditorium

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" National centre of excellence for fisheries and marine sciences "


To be the centre of excellence for Fisheries Science, Marine Science and Water Technology education and research in Sri Lanka.


To produce outstanding, internationally accredited graduates in the fields of Fisheries, Aquaculture, Limnology, Water Technology, Oceanography and Marine Geology.


All Recent News & Events

* MIND Scholarships for undergraduates 2022 / 2023 [Read More]

* All Island Art Competition 2022 [Read More]

* Online Lecture Series 16 organized by the Cultural Center.
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Meeting ID: 691 3847 2595 Passcode: hm9=AeeJ [Read More]

* Literature Competition Organized by the Faculty of Management and Finance [Read More]



To me,FMST is the ideal place to study about the Marine Sciences in Sri Lanka.FMST helped me grow and excel as a student,all the while nurturing my love for the ocean, backed by some of the best academics in this field.

S K Edirisinghe

Being selected as a student of FMST is the major turning point in my life. Within the premises of FMST, I was provided with myriads of opportunities to explore new horizons and to build up my personality. This is the perfect place to grab the knowledge about Fisheries and Marine Sciences. All academics & extracurricular activities not only widened my knowledge, but also heightened my passion for my future career.

R M K S Gimhani

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