The University of Jordan :: Amman :: Jordan  
 
Administrative Services
Media Services
 Public and Cultural Relations Department

Public and Cultural Relations Department arranges and coordinates all UJ's activities such as conferences, seminars, meetings and exhibitions through preparing official invitations, booking auditorium, providing the necessary foods and drinks in coordination with restaurants Department, providing flowers, gifts, shields and posters, receiving guests and their companions, arranging their arriving and leaving procedures including booking for tickets, hotels and transportations, coordinating the entrance of guests with UJ's securities, participating in the graduation ceremony, issuing Yearbooks as well as preparing greeting cards of various events and ceremonies in the name of UJ's President.

Public and Cultural Relations Department seeks to achieve UJ's mission and contribute in the cultural mobility through holding seminars, lectures, conferences and building bridges of cooperation and communication with UJ's staff, experts and specialists in cultural affairs.

 

 

Public and Cultural Relations Department activities

 

 

Preparing and organizing conferences

The Unit participates in preparing and organizing cultural conferences such as The Seventh Cultural Conference entitled "customs, traditions and celebrating rituals in Jordanian Culture" in order to promote UJ's role in the cultural affairs.

 

Holding Seminars, lectures and cultural events


Many seminars and lectures that support cultural activity and intellectual production are held weekly in where many readers and intellectuals from inside and outside the university discuss a book with its author in order to build a relationship with the cultural scene outside the university.

 

 

Social Networks


The unit has a significant role in expanding the participation scope, communicating with every concerned in cultural affairs by all available means and promoting cultural programs through Creating a page on Facebook that
includes 5000 members.

 

Issuing brochures, magazines and publications

The unit issues "Aqlam magazine "that is issued monthly and the cultural magazine that is published every semester, this magazine deals with new literature and creative youth who express their ideas, aspirations, feelings and visions in poetry, stories, plays and articles.


Also, the unit participated in honoring national, Arab and international figures who have finger prints and achievements in various scientific fields so as an honorary doctorate degree was granted to HRH Princess Muna Al Hussein in Nursing, an honorary doctorate degree in Arts was granted to the winner of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry, Dr. Ahmed H. Zewail in addition to granting an honorary doctorate degree in diplomacy and international relations to the former Prime Minister of Malaysia, Dr. Mahathir bin Mohammed.

 

Promoting the university

The new structure of the unit includes creating Marketing and Communication Division in order to develop a strategic plan to attract communities to support UJ's activities in addition to attract different companies to make advertising in UJ's Radio Station in order to reduce expending load and provide an opportunity for the community to support UJ's academic and non academic activities.