The University Sports Gala 2018 was held on March 21-27 with newly revamped mind games, creativity, innovation and adventure sports. The gala took off with cultural performances, Sufi songs and the opening address by the chief guests. PT show, Horse dance, Karatay show/marshal arts, Dhol Dhamal by Saain Abbas, performance by Ali Arshad and Amaan Awan and a tableau on the theme “ Kya Hum Aik Hein” ran the proceedings.
In the Sports Gala, more than 35 games were organized in which almost all men and women teams took part. Girl students of Islamic Studies Department stood first in athletics while Education Department obtained second position. A student of Computer Science Department, Shaheen, declared the champion of badminton while Maria from Chemistry Department stood second. Chemistry girls came up as cricket champions while Department of Social Work bagged title of football champs. Handball game was won by Education Department whereas the Medical College owned volleyball title. Ujala Nawaz of Pharmacy Department won Tennis and Rabia Rana from Sociology Department declared as chess champion.
In boys' competitions, English Department stood first in athletics, a student from Mathematics Department, Zeeshan, declared champion of badminton while Jafir Ali from Law College obtained second position. Department of Economics bagged cricket trophy, Department of Computer Science bagged football, tennis and handball game trophy and Communication and Media Studies Department bagged hockey trophy. Furthermore, Law College won the shooting ball title, Engineering College held the title of tug of war, Biotechnology Department got first position in table tennis and History Department came up as chess champion.
Moreover, the University organized various social games and events to mobilize students with believe to have positive effects of such events on the students and community interaction with them. More than 1000 participants took part in various games under categories including social games, creativity, adventure sports, social, literary, mind games, technology and e-gaming. It was for the very first time in the history of UOS that, wonderful extracurricular activities, representing the culture, norms and values in true sense held at within the premises of the university.