The Directorate of Student Affairs at Arab International University (AIU), embodies the vision of the university through providing an appropriate environment so students can excel in their course studies. The directorate supplies AIU learners with plenty of extra activities to help shape their character and ensure they are filling up their spare time with beneficial activities with the appropriate sports competitions and gymnasiums that leverage their performance here at the university.
The Directorate of Student Affairs offers support in administrative, educational, psychological and physical guidance in order to provide our young learners with all they need to know regarding the university’s organizational systems, and to follow up on their conduct while supplying them with psychological, physical and intellectual qualification.
The Directorate of Student affairs has many responsibilities, namely:
1. Admitting new students
The Directorate of Student Affairs works on organizing an introductory program for new students. This program provides students with overall information regarding the university, and introduces them to its study system, faculties and its facilities via introductory seminars delivered with the help of Voluntary students and students of the National Union.
The university and student activities are considered the focal point of the Directorate of student Affairs. The activities take place in a variety of student clubs.
Each club is administered by one student who excels in that particular activity in collaboration with a council run by six student bodies. A university or administration member supervises this club to make sure all activities are running thoroughly.
All students are permitted to apply for any activity taking place at AIU. To name a few of these activities:
Sports are the main events that take place in a students’ life, this is because of all the beneficial elements it carries on their health and fitness as well as on their educational and intellectual potentials.
And so, the Directorate of Student Affairs has sought to provide all sport requirements for AIU students, such as playgrounds, gymnasiums and all necessary sports apparatus, this gives students the opportunity to practice any desired sport. The directorate has also employed a number of coaches and supervisors for all the basic sports that take place at the university, especially fitness, aerobics and swimming.
AIU has also built a covered sports complex to include a number of facilities, namely:
The university also provides the following outdoor playgrounds:
Organizing sports teams and leagues:
The directorate of Student Affairs at AIU pays a great deal of attention towards competitive sport for all ball games, swimming, chess and some self-defense games such as taekwondo, karate and kickboxing. And so for this very reason, league teams have been formed.
University sports championships are organized for all faculties at AIU in collaboration with the National Union for Syrian students at the university, the tournaments are organized for the following sports: football, basketball, chess, swimming and ping-pong along with university league teams who participate in internal and external university championships.
AIU has in fact, put all its efforts into providing students with the opportunity to acquire sufficient sport skills and leverage their potentials in all sports while encouraging them to join university sports teams.
And through this, our younger students can fill their spare time with a variety of fun yet beneficial activities while developing their fitness and maintaining good health. This will in due course, help them excel in their studies and leverage their work performance and thus, achieve the famous saying “healthy mind, healthy body”.