Abu Dhabi University Concludes Open Week for 2017-2018 Academic Year

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Published February 21st, 2018 - 11:28 GMT
The Open Week packed an agenda of seminars and workshops, providing a preview of ADU’s academic programs.
The Open Week packed an agenda of seminars and workshops, providing a preview of ADU’s academic programs.

Abu Dhabi University (ADU), an internationally recognized academic institution for quality education and applied research, concluded its Open Week for the Spring semester of the 2017-2018 academic year across its three campuses in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain and Dubai with great turnaround from high school students participation from 60 schools.

Offering high school students the opportunity to learn more about university life and the benefits of studying at ADU, the Open Week packed an agenda of seminars and workshops, providing a preview of ADU’s academic programs. These include the undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programs offered via ADU’s College of Law, College of Arts and Sciences, College of Engineering, and College of Business. In addition, ADU’s Open Week included campus tours to highlight the advanced educational facilities including ADU’s libraries, media laboratories, and scientific labs where students can experience at the University.

Speaking on the occasion, Laila Kroma, Senior Manager of Admissions, Enrollment, and International Relations Department at ADU, said: “Every year, more and more students turn up to participate in ADU’s Open Week events, and this speaks volumes to the quality of education offered at the University. It is also a testament to the stature that ADU has achieved as one of the most prestigious higher education institutions in the region with its dedication to innovation and excellence in teaching, scientific research and community service, as well as its portfolio of diverse and internationally benchmarked programs that prepare graduates who will help shape the national development process in line with the policy agenda of Abu Dhabi’s Government and its Economic Vision 2030”.

“Open Week is an opportunity for students to get informed about the University’s curriculum spanning diverse academic majors and shortlist their choices for the upcoming academic year. The event also enables staff and faculty to meet prospective students and answer any queries they may have regarding ADU’s value-added initiatives such as the student exchange program, cultural program, and student affairs.”, explained Kroma,

She added: “The purpose of the Open week is to pave the way for high school students to gain first-hand insights about the University and its requirements. As is the norm today with universities globally, ADU is hosting Open Week to support students to smoothly make the transition from school life to university life and advise them on the best ways to achieve academic excellence in the new environment.”

Background Information

Abu Dhabi University

The dream began with the Charter of Abu Dhabi University in the year 2000, After three years of planning, the university opened its doors in September 2003, to an entering class of 1,000 students on its two campuses in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain. Unlike other colleges and universities in the UAE, ADU undertook the measures necessary to ensure that all of the degree programs it would offer had secured accreditation from the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research in advance of any students enrolling in them.

ADU offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees based upon the American model of higher education.

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Abu Dhabi University
Khalifa City Area,
PO Box 59911
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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+971 (0) 2 558 9560
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