Support & Welfare
FMAS Student Health Center is a Faculty resource and medical service center for all medical students at Faculty of Medicine and Allied Sciences. It offer universal walk-in medical and services. The main goal of the Student Health Center is to maximize the student's academic experience by supporting them in maintaining the best possible physical and mental health in a confidential, safe and nurturing environment.Read more...
Our student counsellors offer, confidential and non-judgmental support to students who are experiencing personal and/or academic concerns. Most of the medical undergraduates are going through different pressures and difficulties associated with academic work as well as due to peer pressure, isolation and separation from home etc. Students use counselling for all kinds of different reasons and you don’t need to be in a crisis to meet our counsellors.Read more...
FMAS provides hostel accommodation facilities for the undergraduate medical students from first to final year which in total is about seven hundred male and female students. All the students who are eligible, in terms of distance to the faculty premises, are given hostel facilities. Currently there are two university owned internal hostel complexes; located in Saliyapura FMAS premises (Vijayabahu hostel), and in Anuradhapura town area (Pandukabhaya Hostel) close to Professorial Unit, Teaching Hospital, Anuradhapura. In addition there are ten external hostels rented by RUSL, to cater the needs of current student community . Residential students are provided with transport facilities to and from Saliyapura FMAS premises and Teaching Hospital, Anuradhapura. Student needs are well looked after by a readily contactable efficient staff team including sub wardens and wardens. Besides, the support and care for students are further heightened through a hostel committee headed by the Dean, FMAS.
Canteens in the Faculty and professorial unit
The canteens in the faculty provide breakfast, lunch and dinner at concessionary rates in addition to snacks and beverages.
Postal services can be obtained from the sub post office located in the faculty premises.A sub post office is situated in the Jaffna (Rambewa) road next to the faculty. It is opened from Monday to Saturday 8.00 am to 5.00 pm.
Sports facilities for several sports including badminton, netball, volleyball, cricket are provided under the guidance of the Director of Physical Education. Students can engage in outdoor sports in the sports ground located within the faculty premises.
Reverse Osmosis Water
Faculty and hostel complexes have reverse osmosis water plants to provide safe drinking water for all students.
Financial transaction facilities can be obtained via a Bank of Ceylon (BOC) ATM outlet located just outside the faculty premises.ATM is situated in the Jaffna (Rambewa) road next to the faculty , adjacent to the sub post office.