Work Life Balance Among Employed Undergraduate Students of the University of Colombo
Senior lecturer, Institute of Human Resource Advancement, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka
Balancing individuals work life, personal life and social life is known as Work – Life balance. Today Work – Life balance become a challenge for all most all the individual. Meanwhile some universities conduct educational programmes for working students. Bachelor of Labour Education Degree of the Colombo University in Sri Lanka is one such programmes. The aim of this study is to investigate the Work –Life balance issues of this students. A Questionnaire survey conducted among the students and 187 responded the survey. Data analysis using SPSS version 21. According to the findings of the study, the majority of the students believe that their work preserve or life demand are not a barrier for their university education. Father, flexible working hours, counselling services, health facilities, family support programmes would help improve the Work – Life balance among working university students.
Keywords: Work – Life balance, work pressure, working students, university education.
Cite this article:
Hemakumara, M.G.G (2019). Work Life Balance Among Employed Undergraduate Students of the University of Colombo. International Journal of Arts and Commerce, 8(6), 91-97.