On 1 December, ASU celebrated in style National Day and the 16th Anniversary of the Accession of his Majesty King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifah. The celebration showed the University at its best, innovation, creativity, and hard work were all dominant throughout the day.
The event was organized by the Marketing & Public Affairs Department and in close collaboration with the Deanship of Student Affairs and Evening Studies and the Students Council under the Patronage of HE Sheikh Hisham Bin Abdul Rahman Al-Khalifah, the Governor of the Capital Governorate, and in the presence of the Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Professor Waheeb Alkhaja, the University President, and Mr Mohammed Alkhaja, member of the Board of Directors, and many Arab Ambassadors, and other distinguished guests and staff and around 500 students. There was also a stronge presence of media and some sponsors. The MC of the event was Ustaza Ruqaya Mohsin, Director of PR at the University.
The event included a series of various traditional events and activities such as an exhibition reflecting Bahrain history; its folklore and mores, Bahrain going to the bright side of innovation, a fashion show, a drama sketch and evening poems in addition to the “Artha”, “Laiwa” and a beautiful performance by Ebrahim Al Najem, a well known Bahraini singer.
Our students are real stars; we are fortunate in our University to have such a talented, energetic and hard working student council who made the event such a great success.
The President of the University have been reflecting on the many recent events hosted by the University including National Day and Nusrat AlQuds and came to the conclusion that even though we want to focus on academic achievements, but such events help our students develop leadership, planning and communication skills. In addition, such events create a happy environment for our students to flourish and succeed in a pleasant University life and supportive environment.