NUST affords an array of sports and other recreational facilities to its students, faculty and staff. Sports infrastructure includes athletic tracks; cricket, hockey and football grounds; various indoor sports facilities; gymnasia, etc. NUST has also recently established the first-ever university-based Horse Riding Club and a sui generis Sports Complex in the Pakistani academia, which offers facilities, such as swimming, archery, basketball, badminton, tennis, bowling, etc. The purpose of establishing such a facility is to invoke the urge for a healthy lifestyle among the NUST community, including students, alumni, faculty, staff and their families. Moreover, there are also 80+ student-led Clubs and Societies across all campuses that inspire students to display and hone their dynamic literary, creative and artistic abilities and aptitudes in the company of like-minded individuals.