Adapting to university life and its requirements
In continuation of the activities and events of the Student counseling Center in the new academic year 2023/2024, the Center organized a lecture for university students, especially new students (first-level students in the foundation program) an awareness lecture entitled “Adapting to University Life and its Requirements”, presented by Dr. Mosleh Musllam Al-Majali, Associate Professor of Psychological Counseling, Department of Education.
The event began by providing an introductory overview to the new students about the Student counseling Center, its preventive, developmental and guidance goals, as well as the services provided by the center, including consultancy and guidance services and training programs to develop and enhance aspects of personality. Students can obtain various services by telephone, visiting the center, or booking an appointment from Through the center’s electronic link. Professor Dr. Nasser Said Abdelrasheed spoke about the importance of the university stage and its role in developing students’ personalities and preparing for the labor market, through attending workshops and training programs provided by various centers at the university.
After that, Dr. Mosleh Al-Majali discussed the importance of adapting to university life in feeling comfortable and stable, a sense of belonging and academic excellence, and character formation. Dr. Mosleh Al-Majali provided many tips for students to achieve adaptation and compatibility with the university environment, including: avoiding anxiety and tension, becoming familiar with the university’s systems and the services it provides, paying attention to time management, avoiding misbehaving or getting into problems, planning financial matters carefully, and adapting to university housing. Ask for help when needed or if there are any problems in the adaptation process. Dr. Mosleh Al-Majali also discussed the importance of communicating and interacting with the university environment by building a social network with your colleagues from different environments and cultures, searching for potential friends, being proactive in talking and getting to know each other, participating in university events and activities, and sharing experiences with others.
At the end of the lecture, the floor was opened for questions and discussion for the students, and Dr. Moosa Ahmed Beit Ali Suleiman, Director of the Foundation Program, was thanked for his cooperation with the Center and urged the Foundation Program students to attend the lecture.