His Excellency the President of Umm Al-Qura University, Prof. Abdullah Bafail, today, Monday, at King Faisal Hall, attended the meeting of the Higher Council for Student Activities and the Advisory Board for Student Activities to discuss the executive rules of the Council in the presence of the Dean of Student Affairs, Dr. Omar Sunbul, the departments' deputy heads and officials, and a number of the university affiliates.
The meeting discussed the mechanism for the implementation of the council’s executive rules. It also discussed the general programs that the Deanship of Student Affairs intends to establish, such as the “Memorizers of the Divine Revelation” competition, the Quran Program "Aqwam", and the “Poet of the University” competition. The meeting also reviewed the social sponsorships, in addition to the development program for the presidents of the student clubs.
His Excellency the UQU President urged the employees and officials to assign their care and attention to student activities and to support them, stressing their importance in refining students' skills and forming their personalities. He also referred to their impact on fostering the spirit of competition among them. Moreover, he emphasized the integration of the curricular and extra-curricular activities, and their link to student excellence and academic achievement.