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Gavel Club of University of Ruhuna is an affiliate of Toastmasters International and is the sole student movement that focuses on improving English language communication skills and leadership skills of the undergraduate community at the university using the proven methodologies of Toastmasters International.

The club provides a friendly environment for members to improve their English language communication and is open to all undergraduates at the University of Ruhuna.

Gavel Club of University of Ruhuna was formed in 2014 and holds weekly Educational Meetings. The club meets on every  Wednesday  from 4.00 pm onwards.

Vision and Mission

The Mission of Toastmasters International


Toastmasters International is the leading movement devoted to making effective oral communication a worldwide reality. Through its member clubs, Toastmasters International helps men and women learn the arts of speaking, listening, and thinking – vital skills that promote self-actualization, enhance leadership potential, foster human understanding, and contribute to the betterment of mankind. It is basic to this mission that Toastmasters International continually expand its worldwide network of member clubs, thereby offering ever-greater numbers of people the opportunity to benefit from its programs.

The Vision of Toastmasters International

Toastmasters International empowers people to achieve their full potential and realize their dreams. Through our member clubs, people throughout the world can improve their communication and leadership skills, and find the courage to change.

 Values of Toastmasters International

Toastmasters International’s core values are integrity, dedication to excellence, service to the member, and respect for the individual. These are values worthy of a great organization, and we believe we should incorporate them as anchor points in every decision we make. Our core values provide us with a means of not only guiding but also evaluating our operations, our planning, and our vision for the future.

The Mission of the Club

The mission of a Toastmasters club is to provide a mutually supportive and positive learning environment in which every individual member has the opportunity to develop oral communication and leadership skills, which in turn foster self-confidence and personal growth.