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Objectives of the Department of Sports Activities:
  • Inculcating correct concepts of physical education and physical activity.
  • Promoting awareness and useful sports’ culture among the students.
  • Care and attention of the talented students and work to improve their previous levels and technical skills.
  • Contributing to get rid of stress, unloading of emotions and taking advantage of their energy.
  • Improving physical fitness and sports skills of students.
  • Investing students’ leisure time to practise selected sports activities.

Key Achievements:

The Department of Sports Activities made many achievements, including:
  1. Affiliated to Sport Union of Jordanian Universities.
  2. Ranked first Billiards League of Public Universities (first of its kind tournament).
  3. Nominated UOP student for the El Hassan Youth Award (HYA).
  4. Organized UOP Football League.
  5. Organized 100th Great Arab Revolt Anniversary Basketball League in cooperation with the Sport Union of Jordanian Universities and with the participation of eight Jordanian Universities.
  6. Organized “Abu Hussein Annual Football League” for public and private secondary schools for serving local community.
  7. Organized Football Independence League for Jordanian universities. UOP ranked first in 2011 and 2012.
  8. Opened free subscription in Gymnastics Hall for all UOP students.
  9. Gave sport distinguished students 25%-50% study grants.
  10. Supported UOP sport activities committee.

Duties of the Department of Sports Activities:

The duties of the Department of Sports Activities are in the following areas:
First: Internal Activities:
Internal sport activities include large numbers of students and include:

Free Activities: UOP students play football, basketball, volleyball, handball, badminton, table tennis, athletics, taekwondo, kickboxing, karate and exercise at the gym.

  • Public Championships: They are organized with the aim of engaging large numbers of students according to their talents. Then, sport teams are formed based on the results of those championships.
  • Individual Competition: They are organized in engaging large numbers of students to measure their individual skills in team sports and athletics and form UOP teams.  
  • UOP League: It Includes all UOP majors and takes two forms: UOP Football League and UOP Basketball League.

Second: External Activities:

The Department organizes multiple external activities:
  • Participating in HYA’s camps inside HKJ.
  • Participating in HYA’s activities, starting from physical fitness and ending with training camps.
  • Participating in sports meeting with public and private universities.


Forming sport teams, including handball team and volleyball team.
Activating UOP individual sports, such as: Riding, swimming and shooting.
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