Community Services (Academic Year 2022/2023)
Breast Cancer Day
The Community Engagement Centre, in collaboration with SSU and the Student’s Council, orchestrated a meaningful awareness event titled “Her Fight Is All of Ours.” This impactful gathering, held on October 30, 2022, aimed to foster unity and raise awareness about the critical significance of early screening and detection.
The Community Engagement Centre, in collaboration with SSU and the Student’s Council, orchestrated an event to commemorate Martyr’s Day. Prof. Mohanad Ismael Ibrahim Al Fira, the esteemed president of Gulf University, along with academic staff and students, actively participated in this meaningful occasion held on December 17, 2022. Martyr’s Day is an annual celebration at GU, dedicated to honoring the brave individuals who made the ultimate sacrifice for the Kingdom of Bahrain and its people.
The Community Engagement Centre, in collaboration with SSU and the Student’s Council, organized Tree Day, a significant event aimed at environmental conservation. Prof. Mohanad Ismael Ibrahim Al Fira, the esteemed president of Gulf University, along with academic staff and students, actively participated in this tree planting exercise held on December 3, 2022. As part of GU’s ongoing commitment to mitigate the adverse effects of climate change, the university conducts this annual event to preserve the environment. Over 900 plants were planted, fostering a higher level of awareness and responsibility among GU members and the wider community.
Dr. Mohammed Dawwas, representing the Community Engagement Centre, joined forces with SSU and the Student’s Council to orchestrate a Sports Day at the university. The primary objective of this event was to encourage physical activity and cultivate a strong sense of community among the student body. The Sports Day offered a platform for students to participate in a wide range of sports and recreational activities, promoting a healthy and active lifestyle.
The Beach Clean-Up Event
Gulf university presented by Dr. Mohammed Dawwas, SSU, and Student’s council organized The Beach Clean-Up Event in collaboration with SSU and Student’s Council on 02/03/2023 at 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM. The aim of this event is to not only clean up the beach but also to raise awareness about the importance of keeping our environment clean and free from litter to give back to our community and to work together towards a common goal.
Blood Donation Drive Event
Community engagement and continuing education Centre presented by Dr. Mohammed Dawwas, SSU, and Student’s council organized a blood donation drive in collaboration with King Hamad University Hospital on Sunday 05/03/2023 at 08:00 AM to 01:00 PM. The aim of this event was to increase the awareness of the staffs and students about the blood donation campaign which considered as one of the noblest deeds that a person can do to save someone’s life who are suffering from serious illnesses or injuries.
Iftar Saem in Ramadhan
Gulf University presented by Dr. Mohammed Dawwas, Dr. Rumpa Roy, Dr. Baligh Beshr, Dr. Tamer Alkadash, Dr. Walid Elfezzani, SSU, and Student’s council organized a volunteer event to distribute iftar meals on Sunday 23/04/2023. This initiative aims to spread love and kindness among the community during this blessed month, and also help us build a strong relationship with the local community. The campaign was focused on bringing Iftar meals to those in need and ensuring that, irrespective of one’s financial status, everyone had access to a proper and balanced meal.
Community engagement Centre presented by Dr. Mohammed Dawwas, SSU, and Student’s council organized Orphan Day on May, 04th, 2023. The aims of this event was to achieve several objectives, which may include raising awareness about the plight of orphans and their needs, encouraging the community to support them, and highlighting the role of organizations and individuals in improving their welfare.
Stop Smoking/No Tobacco Day
In collaboration with the Ministry of Interior’s Anti-Smoking Clinic, represented by Dr. Salah Abdul Wahab, and the World Health Organization office, represented by Ms. Shaneen Mohebat, the Community Engagement Centre (CE Centre) at GU organized an awareness exhibition on the occasion of World No Tobacco Day. The primary objective of this exhibition is to raise awareness regarding the harmful consequences of smoking and to advocate for a smoke-free campus environment. Through the presentation of informative displays, interactive activities, and engaging presentations, the exhibition aims to provide comprehensive education to students, faculty, and staff about the health risks associated with smoking, while highlighting the numerous benefits of quitting. Additionally, the event strives to offer valuable resources, support, and guidance to individuals who wish to quit smoking, encouraging them to proactively adopt healthier lifestyles. Ultimately, the exhibition endeavors to promotes smoke-free habits, and empowers individuals to make informed choices concerning their own health and the well-being of those around them.