Student Activities


Student Activities Department is the authorized body for organizing and supervising various activities for students in order to develop their skills in various fields including religious, cultural, scientific, artistic, sports and social. It also seeks to prepare students and motivate them to participate in internal and external competitions and events so that would help them to accomplish effective partnership with the local community.

Our Responsibilities

Student Activities Department aims:

  • Enhancing and refining students’ hobbies and their innovational skills.
  • Motivating students to organize and participate in internal and external activities.
  • Accomplishing effective collaborations and partnerships with the local community.
  • Organizing various and high-quality activities and events.

Our Duties

  • Highlighting the creativity, talents, and innovations of the students.
  • Developing an operational plan for student activities for each academic year.
  • Organizing student activities and training workshops in the fields of student activities.
  • Participating in local and international events and competitions.
  • Involving the local community in the implemented events and activities.
  • Organizing festivals and students’ conferences.
  • Organizing competitions and championships at the university level and at the Sultanate level in the fields the serve student activities.
  • Supervising student activities groups.
  • Preparing the financial budget of the department that serves different activities.


The Department of Student Activities seeks to prepare cultural programs that help the student develop intellectual and creative perceptions. These activities include public lectures, seminars, exhibitions, forums, open events, competitions, festivals, and others.

Where cultural activities include the following groups:


 For more information, please contact 

  • Theater, Cinema and Arts group
  • Media center

Mr. Ahmed Al-Owauni
Tel: (+968)26850100, Ext: 637

  • Sohar University Debates Club

Ms. Maryam Al-Balushi
Tel: (+968)26850100, Ext: 195

  • Photography group
  • International Student group

Ms. Amal Al-Fedheili
Tel: (+968)26850100, Ext: 618

The Department of Student Activities enhances the student’s capabilities physically and seeks to build a healthy university life culture, through various and varied sports programs. The department also seeks to open wider sporting domains such as external and internal partnerships, organizing tournaments and preparing quarterly and annual periodicals. On the other hand, sport activity oversees the Rovers clan at the university and enhances the importance of scout camps and excursions.

Where sports activities include the following sports:


 For more information, please contact 

  • Football
  • Volleyball
  • Basketball
  • Table tennis
  • Goal ball (for blind students)
  • Handball
  • Swimming
  • Athletics
  • Chess
  • Cavalry
  • Rovers

Mr. Taher Al Shukaili
Tel: (+968)26850100, Ext: 227

Mr. Sultan Al-Shibli
Tel: (+968)26850100, Ext: 720

The Student Activities Department is aware of the importance of artistic activities to refine students ’talents and abilities. This is through a series of art programs, internal and external partnerships, and exhibitions of fine arts.

Where artistic activities include the following activities:


 For more information, please contact 

  • Fine Arts
  • Calligraphy
  • Digital Art
  • Handcrafts

Ms. Fatma Al-Maqbali
Tel: (+968)26850100, Ext: 149

Voluntary activities are the contributor to building a link between students, as they contribute to developing self-abilities, personal refinement, setting goals and genuine orientation. It also aims to activate the role of people with special needs in society, and their importance in managing the wheel of development and creativity, through development workshops, annual forums and the participation of the external community. Groups under this category are:


 For more information, please contact 

  • INSIGHTS MINDS (dedicated to help
    students with sight problems)

Ms. Maryam Al-Balushi
Ext: 195

  • Volunteer Life group

Ms. Muna Al-Jahwari
Ext: 313

The department supervises the student activities groups within the colleges, where the colleges undertake technical supervision over them to link the specialization with the activity and enhance the capabilities of students in their specializations through workshops and open seminars, exhibitions, evenings and open days.

Colleges’ activities include the following groups:

Groups  For more information, please contact 
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Group
Dr. Hussein Kadhem
College: Engineering
Ext: 168
  • English Club
Dr. Ahmad Al Afari
General Foundation Program
Ext: 552
  • Entrepreneur Club
Ms. Fatma Al Qasmi
College: Business
Ext: 198
  • Computer and Information Technology Group
Ms. Maryam AL Jabri
College: Computing and IT
Ext: 536
  • Law Group
Dr. Radwan Ahmed Al Haf
College: Law
Ext: 643
  • Al-Awtabi Literary Group
Dr. Hajer Harrathi
College: Education and Arts
Ext: 234
  • Musical Qithara Group
Dr. Mohamed Dridi
College: Education and Arts
Ext: 379
  • Al-Rawi Group
  • Astronomy group
College: Education and Arts
Ext: 357
  • Al Dhad group
Dr. Mohammed Muvaffak
College: Education and Arts
Ext: 350

 For more information, please contact 

Mr. Mohammed Al Breiki
Department: Health Safety and Environment
Ext: 139

The Student Activities Department seeks to refine student talents in memorizing and reciting the Noble Qur’an, as it organizes an annual competition in this field supervised by specialists at the university.

 For more information, please contact 

Dr. Mohamed Turki
General Foundation Program
Ext: 344