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The Sports Activities Section’s mission is to instill concepts of physical fitness and practice sports in students, raise students’ awareness on the significance of practicing sports, cater for talented students and improve their technical abilities and skills.
Objectives of the Sports Activities Section
  • Getting rid of psychological stress, decompression of emotions and using students’ extra energy.
  • Improving physical fitness and movement abilities and skills of students.
  • Using students’ leisure time through some sporting activities.
  • Forming UOP teams that can compete in all sport games organized inside or outside the University.
Duties of the Department of Sports Activities
- Providing 25% - 50% grants to students excelling in sports.
- Participating in the activities of sport committee for UOP staff.
- Overseeing, managing and operating stadiums and sport halls at which students exercise all sports, including football, basketball, volleyball, handball, badminton, table tennis, athletics, taekwondo, kickboxing, karate and exercise at the gym.
- Organizing internal championships aiming at engaging large number of students to meet their wishes and preferences and eventually selecting most talented students.
- Participating in the golden award camps in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan (HKJ).
- Participating in the camps of Hassan Youth Award that include physical fitness activities and exercises to prepare for golden, silver and bronze awards.
- Participating in official and friendly sports matches with public and private universities.
- Participating in winter games for Sports Federation of Jordanian Universities (SFJU) that are held at the city of Aqaba on King’s Abdullah Birthday.
Key Events
  1. Testing students applying for sporting excellence scholarships.
  2. Organizing the Soccer League for UOP faculties.
  3. Organizing Abu Alhussein Football League for Secondary Public and Private Schools to serve the local community.
  4. Organizing Basketball Championship for Jordanian Universities.
  5. Organizing Tennis Championship Games (Table Tennis and Badminton) for UOP students.
Key Achievements
  1. Affiliation to the Sports Federation of the Jordanian Universities (SFJU).
  2. First place in Badminton Championship in SFJU Seventeenth Session that was organized in Aqaba for 2018.
  3. First place and Basketball Champions League in Sports Federation of the Jordanian Universities for 2019.
  4. Participation in the SFJU Eighteenth Winter Session which was organized in Aqaba during the period between 8/2-13/2/2019 and obtaining the third position in the soccer game.
  5. Getting third place in the chess championship for Arab students in Jordanian universities.
  6. Won the silver and two bronze medals in the Taekwondo Championship of the SFJU for 2019.
Dean's Message, Prof. Eyad Mallah
Event Calendar
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