Department of Civil Engineering





Among many societies which are acting lively throughout the Peradeniya University, the Civil Engineering Society (CES) holds a major position. The CES is a prominent society in the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Peradeniya, which provides a common platform through various activities for the Civil Engineering students, staff, and the industry to interact, and thereby, enrich their academic and professional skills. Being one of the longest-serving organizations within the university system in Sri Lanka, the CES has survived and thrived through over 40 years of its history


The Civil Engineering Society will be a significant contributor to the Faculty of Engineering in achieving its vision of becoming the centre of excellence in engineering education and research in South Asia


The mission of the Civil Engineering Society is to provide a common platform, through various activities, for the civil engineering students, the staff and the industry to interact and thereby, enrich their academic and professional lives

Activities of the Civil Engineering Society

  • CES talk series is organized twice a month under the patronage of resource persons from the industry and higher education institutes to share their experiences
  • CES annual seminar links, industry and the faculty.
  • CES soft skills workshops provides an opportunity to improve soft skills of the students.
  • Civil Engineering field trips provide budding engineers the way theory is in practice.
  • Civil Engineering Project Symposium is a stage for final year engineering students to exhibit their research potentials.

Department of Civil Engineering