Faculty is characterized by its creative artistic atmosphere, the
extracurricular activities of its students, and the excellence of their
achievements locally, regionally and internationally. This is due to the approach
to education in the college where faculty set high standards for student
performance, and various teaching methods are followed that enable the student
to have technical, scientific, artistic and life skills. Each department adopts
a vision and mission to serve the community and promote students’ achievement, which
resulted in numerous awards for the students and their faculty.
college contains a range of distinct laboratories and workshops for students to
benefit from, as there are eight educational computer laboratories of various
types, a fully equipped photography laboratory, a model workshop equipped with
laser cutting and 3D printing, a studio for free-hand drawing and portrait painting,
as well as a ceramic workshop and an acoustics laboratory. The Faculty is
characterized by its focus on learning resources, providing a learning resource
center, student help desk, and numerous study areas.
is complemented by the university's specialized student service centers and
free courses to enhance students' ability to compete in the job market.
Students are provided with varied workshops to train them in a range of areas,
from entrepreneurship to resume writing. The university also helps students and
graduates to develop their own projects; using the Center for Creativity and Entrepreneurship
at the university. This is augmented by a university business incubator, and
enhanced by the available services and courses provided by the Deanship of
Student Affairs. Additionally, the university provides many other services in
the library, student center, health center, among many others.
Faculty invests in continued improvement and innovation, making improvements on
available technology, training students, and supporting leadership skills.
Various student-led peer support courses are offered, in addition to many
activities through the student association. The Annual Exhibition is an
important event to review the achievements of students attended by different
professionals and interested people and is covered in the media.
of the distinctions that we are proud of is our team of educators, whether
fulltime or part-time faculty, all are graduates from top universities and have
distinguished professional practice. We emphasize job market needs, focusing on
applying the highest educational standards, resulting in high-levels of skills
and excellence for students.
Faculty has local and international connections and cooperation endeavors with
educational, professional, or non-government organizations. This includes
student workshops, community service, or joint research. Our hard work often
wins recognition; the latest was the Newton Fund Prize 2020. Students
also have an excellent record for winning national, regional, or international
prizes for graduation projects, which includes World Architecture, Tamayyous
International Award, I-Sustain, Jordan Cup for Interior Design, The Mohammad Ablah
Award for Animation, and the Jordan Engineers Association Prize, to name a few.
University of Petra's attention to quality led to UOP being the first
university to receive a Quality Assurance certificate among Jordanian
welcome you to the Faculty of Architecture and Design as an innovative actor
who has the capacity to build a distinct future.