From 18th to 20th of May, NWU held the 2022 Sports Meeting in the west Track&field ground of Chang’an Campus.
At the opening ceremony, under the guidance of the national flag, the university flag and the university sports flag, the bouquet square team, the colourful flag square team, the referee team, the faculty and student squads of each schools, department and administrative offices, dressed in uniform entering the sports ground with high spirits. Members of the Jianglin cross-country ski team and the roller skating club were on roller skates, paying tribute to the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics. In the cultural performance, more than 1,000 students and teachers took turns to show off their skills. The mascot in the shape of “Magnolia Dolls” and “Sponge Bob” made their appearance and were greeted with a wave of applause. Students flipped the bouquet in their hands and posed in the square in the shapes of “West”, “North”, “University” and “120”. Each faculty combined their own professional characteristics, or waved a fan, or poured ink and brush into Chinese characters, or flipped a hand sign with the words "Paying tribute to the 120th Anniversary, Striving for a New Era", in corresponding to the upcoming 120th anniversary of the university.
Over the three days, a total of 10,000 students, 700 student athletes and approximately 800 staff athletes from the three campuses of NWU participated in the events. A total of 41 programs were held, sparking a sports frenzy among students and staff across the university and promoting physical activity.
At the closing ceremony, the university leaders presented awards to the winning schools, departments, offices and record-breaking athletes.