The University College of Anuradhapura was established in 2014 under the University of Vocational Technology Act No. 31 of 2008, which provides legal provision to establish University Colleges and operates under ‘University College’ Ordinance, No.1 of 2014, of the University of Vocational Technology.
Accordingly the University College of Anuradhapura operates as autonomous body with administration and financial powers.
The University College of Anuradhapura offers National Diploma (NVQ Level 5) and Higher National Diploma (NVQ Level 6) courses leading to a degree offered by the UNIVOTEC. This will facilitate to produce middle level technical personnel and supervisory level personnel in technology related areas.