Journal of Statistics Applications & Probability

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The study aimed to measure the towards the environment pollution among university students, and in this a measure was prepared that contains students knowledge of environmental pollution and its effects, and students participation in facing environmental problems. The study relied on the sample social survey method by designing a sample representative of the study community consisting of 300 students at the University of Khorfakkan. A scale was designed to measure students awareness of the environment. To design the scale, a guiding program was relied upon to determine measurement criteria in modifying students behavior towards the environment. This program is composed of reinforcement strategies for self-motivation, education, change and support of positive attitudes, participation, persuasion and knowledge building. The study achieved several results, including a high rate of knowledge among university students, and students awareness of the effects of environmental pollution. On the other hand, there is a decrease in the rate of awareness of environmental issues and the rate of students participation in facing environmental problems.

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