First AU Employee Sports Day

Thursday, Mar 01, 2018

Employees enjoyed the first of its kind event, when Ajman University organized a dedicated sports day for the administrative and academic staff members. All colleges, departments and administrative offices were represented by their members in the sports field.

Dr. Karim Seghir, AU Chancellor kicked off the sports day by enthusiastically welcoming them and encouraging them to participate in all the planned activities throughout the day. He appreciated the team spirit of the entire AU community that effectively and efficiently ensure the smooth operation of AU. He emphasized that every member plays an important role and is he acknowledges their efforts.

Teams and individuals played on football fields and at the indoor sports complex. The day kicked off with an on campus marathon, followed by football matches, basketball, table tennis and badminton matches. Yoga and Zumba sessions were also organized on the sidelines for the fitness conscious members of AU.

A renowned female fitness influencer Zena Habi was invited to talk about leading healthy lifestyle and nutrition. Alia Abdullah Al Shamsi, representative from Ajman Medical Zone conducted a workshop on healthy diet and weight management. They both encouraged AU members to practice sports regularly and avoid unhealthy diet.

Winners and participants were awarded for their efforts at the end of the adrenaline driven day at AU.