The Virtual AUS Alumni and Corporate Sports Challenge
Updated: Apr 28
The American University of Sharjah (AUS) has launched The Virtual AUS Alumni and Corporate Sports Challenge that runs from 25 April 2021 to 10 May 2021. This challenge is an opportunity for AUS alumni and corporate partners to join and get active while supporting Education Matters.
Education Matters is an initiative led by AUS' Office of Advancement and Alumni Affairs to meet the urgent needs of deserving AUS students through scholarships and financial grants.
Students in good academic standing and who have demonstrated financial needs as determined by the university’s financial grants and scholarship review process will benefit from Education Matters.
They categorized the challenge as corporate teams, alumni teams, and individuals. Corporate and Alumni teams with two to 10 members will walk, jog or cycle at least 5km between April 25 to May 10. Individuals who are AUS alumni will run, jog or cycle a minimum distance of 5km.
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 global pandemic, this year's event is hold virtually.
Participants can collect their official Education Matters t-shirt, caps, and sports bags from AUS sponsors Alef Group at 06 Mall in Sharjah.
Participants who wear the t-shirt during the challenge can avail interesting discounts from different brands at 06 Mall, such as Cinemacity, Jardin De Parfums, Wagamama, Al Jaber Optical, Maison Des Fleurs, and Prime Medical Center.