Amman - Cultural Club/Deanship of Student Affairs at Middle East University inaugurated the first Dr. Yacoub Nasereddin's Cup for Cultural Knowledge, in order to spread cultural awareness and promote students' intellectual abilities to search for information.
The competition witnessed the participation of student teams, representing the University’s nine faculties. Moreover, the inauguration ceremonies were attended by the Vice-Dean of Student Affairs, Dr. Nashwan Nashwan, Director of Media and Public Relations, Mr. Adel Al Titti, and Head of Student Activities Department, Mr. Nour Al Din Amawi, as well as a number of students.
Faculty of Engineering, Pharmacy, Educational Sciences, and Architecture and Design’s teams qualified after surpassing preliminary eliminations, noting that the competition follows a single elimination format, while the semifinals will be held next Wednesday to determine first and second place winners.
It is worth mentioning that first place winners will receive 200 JDs, while second place winners will receive a conciliation prize of 100 JDs, in addition to certificates of appreciation and participation.
The Middle East University was founded in 2005 as a Graduate Studies University with twelve specializations. Towards the beginning of the academic year 2008-2009 the university opened twenty specializations for both Graduate and Undergraduate students with the ongoing growth in staff and students.