- Offers 44 accredited bachelor's, master's and DBA programs at Abu Dhabi, Al Ain and new campus in Dubai
Abu Dhabi- UAE: 13 September 2017: Abu Dhabi University recently welcomed around 7,650 new and returning students pursuing their bachelor's, master's, and diploma programs as well as DBAs across its three campuses in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain and Dubai with the start of the 2017-2018 academic year.
Focused on enriching student learning, the university is also set to announce the launch of several new initiatives that will be implemented throughout the course of the new academic year, including a diverse calendar of academic, cultural, social and extra-curricular activities that are important to students' intellectual and professional growth.
Speaking on the occasion, Professor Waqar Ahmad, Interim Chancellor of Abu Dhabi University, said: “We are delighted to welcome an unprecedented number of ambitious and excited new undergraduate and postgraduate students across our three campuses and proud to have our first intake at the new campus in Dubai. Students are at the heart of everything we do at ADU, and we work to support them in developing into tomorrow's leaders, able to transform their communities. At ADU, we take pride in our role as a key contributor in supporting the UAE leadership's vision to shape a diversified knowledge economy through delivering world-class innovative and creative higher education programs. Rated among the top 2.8% universities worldwide, we are in a strong position to make a contribution to achieving this vision”.
Freshmen joining Abu Dhabi University for the start of the fall semester are attending the annual Student Orientation from September11 to 13, to get an in-depth insight into the nature of university life. Alongside ensuring an outstanding education, Abu Dhabi University places strong emphases on learning from co-curricular and extra-curricular engagement and the acquisition of future work skills.