University of Peradeniya has a 75-year history and tradition in higher education in Sri Lanka. It strives to offer globally recognized knowledge and education to knowledge seekers at undergraduate, postgraduate and non-graduate levels, to deliver education, training and research programs by conducting professional and curriculum-based teaching and learning, and to conduct high quality research for national, regional and global needs whilst maintaining highest levels of efficiency, effectiveness, integrity and transparency in contributing to the development of a knowledge-based society. The University has 9 faculties including agriculture, allied health science, arts, dental sciences, engineering, management, medicine, science and veterinary medicine animal science. There are also two institutes – Postgraduate Institute of Agriculture and Postgraduate Institute of Science. With the re-establishment of the Department of Law at the Faculty of Arts in August in 2009, the University of Peradeniya can be considered the most comprehensive University in Sri Lanka today. The University has established a Career Guidance & Counselling Unit with the aim to help students make more informed and better educational and career choices.