Class of 2016 alumni continued their studies at top schools like Oxford, Cambridge, and MIT. Roles range from reading law to cosmology and astroparticle physics in 15 different countries.
Current Role: UAE Rhodes Scholar, Master's Student, Engineering Science, University of Oxford
Location: Oxford, United Kingdom
Major: Computer Engineering
Home Region: Amman, Jordan
Studying at the University of Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar will provide me with the opportunity to further grow as a cosmopolitan leader and return to the UAE with the vision to develop health informatics.
Current Role: Master's Student, Neural Systems and Computation, Joint program with University of Zurich and ETH Zurich
Location: Zurich, Switzerland
Major: Electrical Engineering
Home Region: Cali, Colombia
Traveling the world, having an incredibly diverse group of classmates, and learning about things outside my comfort zone both academically and personally really made my experience at NYUAD meaningful.
Current Role: Master’s Student, Human Computer Interaction and Design, European Institute of Innovation and Technology
Location: Stockholm, Sweden
Home Region: Budapest, Hungary
Dora is studying at the intersection of biological sciences and technology. While majoring in biology, flexible programming at NYUAD allowed her to pursue interests in technology through various hackathons, spending time in the Engineering Design Studio, and starting the student group weSTEM (Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics).
She credits the curriculum of study that gave her “the ability to quickly adapt to new environments and grasp new ideas,” as well as developing her curiosity and pushing her to face new challenges in and out of the classroom. These skills are helping her succeed in her master’s course of study, Human Computer Interaction and Design at the European Institute of Innovation and Technology in Stockholm, Sweden, where she is constantly assessing people's wants and needs in order to design better technological solutions for their problems.
Current Role: Yenching Scholar, Master’s Student, China Studies, Peking University
Location: Beijing, China
Home Region: New York, New York, United States
I hope to use my Mandarin and China studies knowledge to support critical attention on the country’s artists and promote greater appreciation for artists of diverse and underrepresented backgrounds.
Current Role: Fulbright Foreign Student Scholar, MFA Student, Theater, Towson University
Location: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Major: Theater, Economics
Home Region: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
"NYUAD gave me a strong and vibrant foundation. I look forward to using my higher education and Fulbright experience to be an active participant in the transformative economy and ever-growing global culture in the UAE."
Current Role: MBA Student, Berkley Scholar, NYU Stern School of Business
Location: New York, New York, United States
Home Region: Amman, Jordan
My degree prepared me for both the academic rigor and the social challenge of an MBA. The liberal arts education and my major equipped me with the tools I need to succeed. My experiences studying abroad and living in a diverse community taught me how to better adapt to changing situations and how to build valuable relationships with individuals.
Current Role: US Fulbright Study Grant Scholar, Master's Student, Relgious Studies, McGill University
Location: Montreal, Canada
Major: Political Science
Home Region: Sumerset, New Jersey, United States
As the current global political climate continues to undergo rapid transformation, the development of a more nuanced understanding of Canadian and American Muslims' experiences is crucial for academics and policymakers alike. The Fulbright grant facilitates my involvement in this meaningful undertaking.
Current Role: Senior Status Law Student, University of Cambridge
Location: Cambridge, United Kingdom
Major: Political Science, Social Research and Public Policy
Home Region: Essex, United Kingdom
The quality of teaching and the caliber of my student peers at NYUAD enhanced my ability to think analytically. Travel, relationships with professors, and the friendships I made, were my most meaningful takeaways from NYUAD, a truly unique community.
Current Role: PhD Student, Sociology, University of California, San Diego
Location: San Diego, California, United States
Major: Social Research and Public Policy
Home Region: Seoul, Republic of Korea
I am now transitioning from a consumer to a producer of knowledge, and this new path really excites me. The stimulating yet forgiving environment that I am in allows me to explore new ideas without fear.
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|Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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