A large turnout of students and staff at the HCT-Al Ain Women’s College (AAWC) Clubs Festival on September 21 has resulted in many students registering to join the college’s range of clubs.
The festival takes place at the beginning of each semester and encourages students to become involved in college life and to develop their social, cultural and communication skills, which enabling them to become happy and productive members of society and the workforce.
The festival promoted current and newly-formed clubs, comprised of the following:
- Korean Club
- Japanese Club
- Beauty and Makeup Club
- Music Club
- Entrepreneur and Business Club
- Sewing Club
- Sports Club
- Photography Club
- Art Club
- UAE Culture and Tradition Club
Each club had a decorated registration booth, and club members were on hand to discuss and market their respective club.
There were also discussions about music, food, traditions and customs to help bring communities together and broaden cultural horizons.
The clubs also offered a range of activities for prospective members to try, such as sporting activities led by the Sports Club and brain games by the Business and Entrepreneur Clubs. The Korean and Japanese clubs offered hand writing tutorials and showcased well-known traditional Korean and Japanese food, customs and traditions. The Beauty and Makeup club provided makeup tutorials based on people’s face shapes.
Mrs. Hamsa Saleh Al Ammari, AAWC Director, said: “An active student life at AAWC is very important to us. Encouraging students to develop their interests, skills and talents helps them become more productive in their studies and brings them closer to their second home here at AAWC.”
“The Clubs Festival is a very important and enjoyable event that encourages students and staff to share interests,” she added.