Umm Al-Qura University

Umm Al-Qura University

UQU Role Model Contest

- 2019/12/29

UQU Role Model Contest

UQU Role Model Contest (Season 4)

1441 A.H./ 2019-2020 A.C.


First: Idea

The idea of the contest is in line with the comprehensive vision of the Makkah Region, adopted by His Royal Highness Prince Khalid Al-Faisal, the Adviser to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and Governor of the Makkah Region. The vision is represented by the strategy of "Human Building and Place Development," under the slogan "How to be a Role Model," which promotes and achieves its objectives. Therefore, as part of the event's activities and following the success of the first three seasons, the UQU Role Model Contest, in its fourth season, will choose a male and female student with characteristics and accomplishments that render them role models at the level of UQU.

Second: Objectives

Establishing a competitive, creative, and stimulating environment among UQU students. Spreading the role model culture among UQU students. Contributing to the enhancement of confidence within students.

Third: Targeted Categories

The contest targets all regular, full-time undergraduate students (in the senior year) in this academic year 1441 A.H. A student who graduated in the first semester of the academic year 1441 A.H. is allowed to participate in the contest. New students in this academic year 1441 A.H. are not allowed to participate in the contest.

Fourth: Stages and Conditions

The contest shall be divided into two stages:

First stage at the level of colleges:

The first stage starts on Sunday, 1 Safar 1441 A.H. and concludes on Thursday, 17 Rajab 1441 A.H. Colleges shall announce the start of the contest and receipt of nominations through the electronic registration link. This is so that students can nominate themselves on the link no later than Thursday, 5 Jumada Al-Awwal 1441 A.H. An attached Candidate Evaluation Form has been designed for this phase according to five specific criteria and out of (1000) points. A tripartite committee shall be formed to select the student representing the college. The results shall be approved by the Dean of the College. In this regard, each UQU college shall organize a contest to nominate a male and a female student to be named “College Role Model.” The college shall announce the final contest for the first stage. One out of maximum of (five) student candidates shall be selected to compete for the title of Role Model. This candidate shall then represent the college in the second phase at the university level. In this contest, each applicant shall give an introductory presentation of no longer than seven minutes on themselves and their achievements in the presence of the audience, a jury approved by the dean and a representative of the Student Affairs Deanship. This is based on the highest evaluation ratings according to specific criteria similar to the evaluation criteria in the second phase at the university level. The students attending the College Role Model contest shall vote in the contest hall. Each college shall nominate two candidates from the male and female students (principal and reserve). If the principal candidate of the college is unable to attend the second phase at the university level, the college will be represented by the runner-up candidate of the Role Model title. Following the approval of the college dean, the results of the contest (principal and reserve) shall be sent via the Masar system. No nomination shall be accepted from the colleges after the end of the period specified for the first phase of the contest. Students who have already been named "College Role Model" in UQU Role Model Contests in the previous three seasons shall not be entitled to re-participate.

Second stage at the level of UQU:

The Deanship of Student Affairs shall organize and announce the final contest among all College Role Models. An attached Candidate Evaluation Form has been designed for this phase according to five specific criteria out of 200 points. A jury approved by the Deanship of Student Affairs shall be formed according to specific criteria. Each candidate shall give an introductory presentation of no longer than seven minutes on themselves and their achievements in the presence of the jury and the audience. Voting will take place through the university website before the final contest is held. Voting is open to all students and faculty members. Those who get the highest evaluation ratings in the second stage are nominated to be awarded the first three ranks at the level of UQU. This is applicable to male and female candidates.

Fifth: Awards