24 sport sections
Satbayev University has always been one of the centers of sport life of the republic. The Olympic champion in volleyball Valery Kravchenko, the world champion in classical wrestling Vladimir Bakulin, the conqueror of Everest Kazbek Valiev, the alpinist Valery Khristyatyy, the multiple champion of the republic on tennis Yegor Shaldunov studied and trained in its walls.
The Department of Physical Culture of the Mining and Metallurgical Institute (and now Satbayev University) was founded in 1934. It was then that traditions were laid that gave the students and graduates of Satbayev University major sporting achievements. Experienced masters helped in achieving sports victories. P. Kalifutov was the first head of the department for almost 30 years. The first professor of the department was the legendary volleyball player J. Saurambaev, who headed the department in 1988-2015.
In the framework of the modern and interesting program of sport development based on the vortex, which the department offers, any freshman can improve his health, learn exciting sports techniques and find a beautiful figure. Throughout the year, the university hosts master classes and competitions, the winners of which receive full recognition and prizes
From the very first days at the university, a sports club began to work. Today the sports club of Satbayev University offers a wide selection of sections for experienced and novice athletes. This is volleyball, basketball, football, mas wrestling, sambo, and archery. As part of the development of a healthy lifestyle culture, fitness classes are organized for employees.
Every year the sports club Satbayev University organizes competitions in the framework of the presidential tests, in which students and faculty participate in demonstrating adherence to sport and a healthy lifestyle.