The Role of University Organizing the Students Leisure

  • Aygerim Myrzabekova


Study of leisure activities of certain social groups is of particular interest, especially leisure activities of the most dynamic group – student youth. Students are the most promising part of the youth, due to the fact that the needs for self-development and self-improvement, as well as the opportunities and conditions for their development in this socio-demographic group are higher than those of other categories of youth. This article includes the sociological research of the leisure practices of student youth. The empirical research was built on quantitative methods (questionnaire) of collecting and processing empirical information. The survey gave an opportunity to answer the following research questions about types of leisure practices among students, self-organization of leisure by the student, the university and leisure interaction. The data are presented on the example of students of the Kazakh National University.Aim of article is to determine the structure of the time budget and classification of the forms of student’s leisure practices. The main research hypotheses are that leisure practices are evaluated as positive way to fill student’s free time. As a result of the study, students were divided into several types by the perception of the concept of “leisure”, preferences in choosing leisure practices, the social environment of the student during leisure and the student’s attitude to university leisure (spending free time at the university) were taken into account.Theoretical and practical importance is development of scientific and theoretical recommendations for the study of leisure practices of student youth. The materials of this study can be used in the process of organizing a student’s leisure by the university or other organizations.
Key words: leisure, leisure practices, youth, students, free time.
Как цитировать
MYRZABEKOVA, Aygerim. The Role of University Organizing the Students Leisure. Вестник КазНУ. Серия психологии и социологии, [S.l.], v. 62, n. 3, dec. 2017. ISSN 2617-7552. Доступно на: <>. Дата доступа: 13 dec. 2018