On Sunday, July 9, 2019, male and female residents of the AUIS dorms visited Family Mall in Sulaimani for an evening of bowling and fun. In total, 18 residents participated in the activity that was supervised by the Student Services department. Five different groups went up against each other to find the best bowlers among them.
The women's dormitory at AUIS held a PUBG tournament on the evening of February 22, 2019. Nearly 20 male and female student residents participated in the competition hosted in the women's dorms' first floor recreation room. PUBG, or PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, is a popular multiplayer online game. Tickets to City Cinema and an AUIS t-shirt were awarded to the wining players. The Student Services department at AUIS regularly organizes activities for dorm residents, including movie and game nights, as well as city tours and picnics during the Fall and Spring semesters. The department recently hosted a ping-pong and billiards tournament for male students on February 2, 2019.
The Department of Student Services hosted a Valentine's Day movie night in the women's dorm for on-campus residents on February 14, 2019. Students distributed red roses to attendees and used tea lights to decorate the room where viewers were treated to a screening of the film 'Valentines Day.'
The men's dormitory at AUIS held a billiards and ping-pong (table tennis) competition on the evening of February 2, 2019. Some 40 different male student residents participated in the competition hosted in the dorms' first floor recreation room. Tickets to City Cinema and a trophy were awarded to the wining players. The Student Services department at AUIS regularly organizes activities for dorm residents, including movie and game nights, as well as city tours and picnics during the Fall and Spring semesters.
The Student Services department hosted a "Relax with Snacks" event in the AUIS male dorms on December 4, 2019. The event featured AUIS Counselor Ms. Frishta Kewe, who discussed her role at the University, signs of stress, ways of managing stress, and ways to support stressed friends. During the event, male dorm residents enjoyed sweets and tea provided by the Student Services department. Around 40 students attended the event.
The AUIS dorms held a 'Music Night' on campus on November 10, 2018. The event started in the female dorms at 10 PM, but was eventually moved outside to accommodate the more than 50 students who attended, listening to music and dancing until midnight. Two student musicians, Pewist Salih and Dilan Seerwan, played live music for the dorm residents who attended. This event is just one of several planned through the Student Services department for dorm residents this semester. Student residents took part in a nighttime tour of Sulaimani, went on a picnic to a popular tourist resort east of the city, and attended the Erbil International Book Fair so far during the fall semester.
The Student Services department at AUIS organized a picnic for dorm residents on Friday, October 12, 2018. Around 120 student residents and their AUIS guests took six buses to the Ahmed Awa resort, east of Sulaimani. There, they spent the day visiting the waterfall, eating a catered lunch of dolma and biryani, talking, and dancing. They were accompanied by Student Services staff Shirin Tareq, Karzan Afrasieyo, Begard Sherwan, Shavgar Haji, and Sherzad Rahim.
The Student Services department at AUIS organized a Sulaimani city tour for new dorm residents on September 24, 2018. Male and female dorm students who are new to Sulaimani took a bus tour of the city to see important places like local hospitals and popular entertainment spots like area restaurants and malls. After touring the city, the students stopped for a take-away dinner that they took to a lookout point overlooking the city at the top of Goizha Mountain. There they ate dinner and participated in ice breaker games while viewing the city lights at night.