Student Groups 2018-06-04T15:38:59+00:00

Student groups

There are several student groups in the university including:

The Media group

The Media Group offers the opportunity to university students who have the desire to carry out media work both within and outside the university. They can, by joining the group, highlight and develop their media talents through theoretical and practical lectures provided by the group or through field visits to media institutions.

The Media Group has played a prominent role in the past period through its coverage of events and activities, whether through the audio and visual media or through the accounts of the group on the social media.

Objectives:

  • Develop the media talents and abilities of students.
  • Introduce students to the methods of media work.
  • Enable students to explore and disseminate information in the right means.
  • Building bridges of cooperation between members of the group and the external community.
  • Coverage and dissemination of university events to ensure the introduction of the university to the external community.

Photography Group

The group of photography is one of the important groups in the Arab Open University because of the wide range of talents in the field of photography. Since its inauguration, the group has organized many workshops specialized in photography and is keen to participate in exhibitions and competitions and visit associations and institutions interested in this field.

Objectives:

  • Developing and refining students’ talents in the field of photography through specialized workshops, courses and lectures provided by the group.
  • Caring for beginners in this field and introducing them to the basics of photography.
  • Contributing to the coverage of events organized by the University by documenting them with the appropriate pictures.
  • Participating in exhibitions and competitions organized by photography associations, as well as exhibitions organized by educational institutions.

Majaz Literary Group

Majaz literary group is the appropriate place to refine student talents in the fields of literary writing: poetry, prose, and theater to enrich the cultural and intellectual attributes of the university students. The group as well strengthens relations with literary institutions in the Sultanate through attending workshops and courses organized by institutions and associations concerned with the literary movement. The group also organizes many literary events and literary sessions to critique poetic and literary texts. And likewise organizes theatrical workshops interested in refining the skill of theatrical acting and playwriting.

Objectives:

  •  Encourage students to develop their talents in literary fields.
  • Provide the appropriate environment for literary talents in the group.
  • Contribute to the dissemination of literary texts to university students.
  • Getting students to accept critique and use it in the development of texts.

Sports group

The honoring of sports talent takes a good part of the student activities in the Arab Open University through organizing sports competitions and spreading the spirit of honest competition among students. It also provides an opportunity to interact with other talents in universities and colleges participating in competitions organized at the level of higher education institutions in the Sultanate.

Objectives:

  • Raise the awareness of the importance of sport in the university.
  • Develop the talents of students, refine and direct them to fill leisure time in a suitable manner.
  • Hold sports competitions and prepare teams to represent the university in sports competitions organized at the level of higher education institutions.
  • Promote the spirit of honest sports competition between students.

IT Society

IT group is a scientific group interested in increasing the student’s awareness of all related to information technology through workshops and purposeful courses and through visiting exhibitions and institutions related to information technology. And also like other groups, IT group seeks to develop the sense of teamwork.

Objectives:

  • Increase the cultural level in the technical aspect of students and promote technical culture.
  • Setting up workshops and training courses in the technical field.
  • Keep abreast of the rapid development in the field of information technology and introduce students to the most prominent of what the technology has reached.

Creative Art Group

An arty group seeking to refine the artistic talents of the university students in the following areas:

  • Drawing
  • Graphic Art
  • The decor
  • Design

Objectives:

  • Discover and refine student talent through educational arts programs.
  • Enhance the talent with knowledge in the field of art.
  • Participate in art events and exhibitions.

Social Club Group

The group of photography is one of the important groups in the Arab Open University because of the wide range of talents in the field of photography. Since its inauguration, the group has organized many workshops specialized in photography and is keen to participate in exhibitions and competitions and visit associations and institutions interested in this field.

Objectives:

  •   Developing and refining students’ talents in the field of photography through specialized workshops, courses and lectures provided by the group.
  • Caring for beginners in this field and introducing them to the basics of photography.
  • Contributing to the coverage of events organized by the University by documenting them with the appropriate pictures.
  • Participating in exhibitions and competitions organized by photography associations, as well as exhibitions organized by educational institutions.

Business Society

A group associated with the academic aspect, which allows the student to identify the skills of business management by hosting entrepreneurs to learn from their experiences in the management of their projects. The society also organizes many workshops and training courses that can benefit the students and enhance the technical aspect of their career.

Objectives:

  • Organize courses and workshops in the field of business administration.
  • Host entrepreneurs to learn from their experiences.
  • Organize activities that allow students to apply what is studied in the curriculum.
  • Promote leadership and team spirit.

Arts café group

A group that specializes in developing students’ English language skills by enriching their speaking and writing skills. The group conducts all its activities in English. Furthermore, the group organizes external visits aimed at getting students to speak English. The group also organizes some remedial English language courses through cooperation with the English Department.

Objectives:

  • Raise the level of students in English.
  • Present remedial courses in English.
  • Allow the practice of English language through the activities organized by the group.
  • Help students who have problems in continuing their studies due to language troubles to overcome their difficulties.