Where Are They Now?
At top grad schools like MIT and Yale, and employed around the world in industries ranging from non-profit to advertising. NYU Abu Dhabi graduates are truly global leaders.
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Hamel Al Qubaisi
Current Role: UAE Rhodes Scholar, M.Sc. Student, Global Governance and Diplomacy, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
Major: Political Science
Home Region: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
"Looking back on my four years at NYUAD, perhaps the greatest lesson that I learned was hope. This is a place where more than 100 nationalities peacefully coexist. For me, it shows that the world can be a better place."
Current Role: Ph.D. Student, Chemistry, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, US
Home Region: Ashgabat, Turkmenistan
"While being a liberal arts college, NYUAD did not compromise on the quality of the degree program. Faculty set high standards, expecting us to perform as well as a more experienced scientist."
Did you know?
They're at grad schools in 10 different countries.
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You are the generation that will shape the world. You must lead by example and show young people in other parts of the world what can be achieved by using your talents to the full. And you must send out this message — that this world is built on a hopeful vision of the future.
Cristóbal Martínez Yanes
Current Role: Composer, Freelance, Mexico City, Mexico
Home Region: Mexico City, Mexico
"I make music for film, theater, TV, and I write my own concert music. There has not been a day where I do not use the knowledge and skills I learned at NYUAD to make that music."
Did you know?
28% stayed to work in the UAE.
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Current Role: Customer Service Representative and IT Development, Johnson & Johnson Inc., Dubai, UAE
Major: Computer Engineering
Home Region: Tripoli, Libya
"My supervisor told me, 'You see things differently than we do. We can use more of that here.' I attribute that to my experience at NYUAD. I was taught to approach problems differently, and to find solutions that are sustainable and efficient."