The study aimed to identify the most important challenges facing the first batch of female students in the College of Sports Sciences and Physical Activity at King Saud University, from their viewpoint. Both researchers used the descriptive and analytical approach, and the study tool consisted in a questionnaire consisting of (49) statements and four main axes (the administrative axis, the personal and social axis, the academic axis for theoretical courses, and the academic axis for practical courses). The study was applied to a sample of (100) female students, consisting of (54) students for a diploma track and (64) students for a bachelor's track. The results of the study that showed the degree of challenges facing students came at intermediate (at medium levels) levels common challenges from the viewpoint of the sample members: Administrative challenges, then academic challenges for theoretical courses, followed by social challenges and finally academic challenges for practical courses. The results of the study also revealed that social and personal challenges are more common for students in the diploma track, while administrative challenges were more common for students in the bachelor’s track. he two researchers recommended overcoming the administrative and academic challenges and the difficulties of the educational environment facing female students, holding periodic meetings between female students and the faculty deanship and supporting student academic advising.
Challenges facing first batch students In Sports Science and Physical Activity King Saud University