NYUAD Programs for High School Students

Opportunities for High School Students

Get ready for a college prep experience like no other. NYU Abu Dhabi’s programs are designed to academically prepare high school students for all aspects of college life — from creating a strong application to developing leadership skills and preparing for the rigors of a Western university education. Hover over the options below for a short description of each available program.

NYU Abu Dhabi Design Lab

A two-day, immersive experience for top students from the region to collaborate at a university level on solving global sustainability issues.

University Prep Program

Learn how to craft a compelling and successful Common Application in a three-day virtual workshop. Open to rising high school seniors of all nationalities.

Summer Academy

An 18-month intensive program to prepare Emirati students for university life and academics. Includes test preparation, leadership skills, cultural awareness, and an introduction to the liberal arts.

Youth Leadership Network

A series of weekly workshops (formerly GEN and BEN) to help girls and boys in grades 9-12, gain technical and soft skills to engage, grow, and lead. Facilitated by NYUAD students.