1700 new students at Zayed University

  • Thursday 22, August 2019 10:47 AM
Sharjah 24: The Zayed University Students’ Orientation day, which was held separately on both campuses in Abu Dhabi and Dubai, welcomed around 1700 undergraduate students.
Over 10,000 students are enrolled at Zayed University and ready for the new academic year 2019-2020, which commences Sunday, August 25. The number of students is expected to rise as new applications are still being received by the admissions office.

Prof. Reyadh Al-Mehaideb, Vice President of Zayed University together with Dr. Michael Wilson, University Provost, Faculty and members of the administrative departments, held on Monday, a reception for the new students at the Blue Auditorium at the University branch in Dubai. And the Convention Center in Abu Dhabi campus on Yesterday (Wednesday).

Al-Mehaideb implicated the unique learning environment Zayed University enjoys, as it adopts topnotch international standards. "We run advanced facilities and services that are environmentally friendly, to support all our students, including people of determination. In addition to operating the latest educational technologies that serve your academic needs and your scientific research activities to keep pace with the rapid progress of the 21st century."

"Ya Hala" the University's fundamental program, aided newcomers with necessary educational and cultural perspectives, as well as basic information needed to start their higher education path.

Students will be entering the University College for three-semesters to receive several necessary skills, whether in languages or learning abilities, research, and entrepreneurship. "Zayed University shall implement the newly launched unique course on happiness and quality of life. Through which students learn about different choices to a balanced lifestyle that provides self-confidence, healthy starts, and time management in their chosen paths.

He also mentioned that Zayed University is at the vanguard of the public institutions in the UAE through its commitment to both institutional and specialized accreditations. Zayed University is one of only two independently accredited institutions within the UAE. This accreditation is through the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, one of six regional accreditation bodies in the United States.

"Zayed University is committed to bringing the highest academic and administrative talent from all over the world to provide you with a unique and pioneering experience in learning, innovation, and creativity, through which you advance to the first ranks of excellence in the UAE, the region and the world," Al-Mehaideb said.

During both days, students met with administration experts to understand roles of each department at ZU, such as the Students Activities Office, Academic Preparation Program, Admissions Office, Student Guidance Center, Student Facilities Services, Employment, and Career Guidance Office, and University Library