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Over 350 new students attend Athletics Orientation
The Student Athletics and Recreation Department (SARD) of the Office of Student Affairs (OSA) held the New Student Athletics Orientation for Fall 2014 on September 9 at the Sports Complex.
The more than 350 students who attended learned about use of the sports facilities, how to join the athletic teams, training programs and scholarships.
Dr. Moza Al Shehhi, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, urged the students to make use of the various athletic programs and highlighted the importance of balancing extra-curricular activities and studies in a student's life.
Dr. Mohamed Helal, Director of SARD, briefed the new students about the sports and fitness programs offered at AUS, in addition to the variety of sports facilities. Dr. Helal also introduced the new Full Athletic Scholarship recipients and Dr. Al Shehhi provided them their first AUS team uniforms.
The newly recruited scholarship recipients displayed their acrobatic and technical skills, followed by a freestyle soccer demonstration that enthralled the audience.