PSUT’s first club of its kind, the Noon Cultural Club was established and officially opened on 4/26/2012. It seeks to raise awareness by holding creative activities that contribute to raising the competency of university youth by building a set of skills that enable them to become part of the system of societal change.
The club is mainly concerned with the content and form of the Arabic language in order to preserve the Arab culture and identity. It also seeks to create a close link between PSUT students and the Jerusalem issue, and to enhance their awareness of its centrality among other issues. The club also organizes many fun activities in order to break the routine of university life, as well as the workshops, courses, discussion sessions and seminars in various fields held by the club on a regular and annual basis.
The club’s activities and achievements:
- Club president Rima Abu Humaidan participated in and won the "Believe Me" competition organized by the Ministry of Culture.
- A team from PSUT (the Management Team) participated in and reached the second stage of the Dhad competition, organized by the Crown Prince Foundation.
- 21/6/2021 - A discussion session with arranged with PSUT graduate Musa Owaina, author of the book ‘100% Better’, and content contributor on Instagram. The discussion revolved around how to exploit scientific concepts and apply them to our lives to reach 100% success.
- A diverse cultural competition was held on a weekly basis via Zoom, allowing members to ask questions in various fields with the aim of enriching their knowledge and raising awareness.
- The club participated in the Freshman Students Party, which was held under the patronage of HRH Princess Sumaya bint El Hassan, by setting up an introductory booth where membership applications were received.
- The club organized a panel discussion on the book ‘Animal Farm’ by George Orwell.
- 18/12/2021 – The club organized an ‘Arabic Language Day’ event as a reminder to people of the aesthetics of our mother tongue.
- Tuesday 28/12/2021 – The club organized a discussion session about Ghassan Kanafani’s ‘Returning to Haifa’, which was attended by numerous students. The book talks about the history of Palestinian heritage and the importance of sacrifice for the sake of the homeland.