Campus Life

Housing Essentials

Everything you need to know about life at NYU Abu Dhabi.

Things to Do

At NYU Abu Dhabi, there’s always something to do. Students live on a vibrant, residential
campus located near many public beaches, restaurants, and world famous sites.

Explore Abu Dhabi

A lively entertainment scene, giant shopping centers, diverse places of worship, modern transportation, healthcare, and banking — all yours to discover.

Student Activities

Student life activities are a great way to build leadership skills, meet new people, and have fun!


How to get involved and engage with your community in meaningful ways.

Home Away From Home

Tatyana's NYU Abu Dhabi Story

Tatyana Brown is far from her family in Texas. She takes comfort in friends who know just what it feels like to miss people back home.


Student Stories

How to make the most of your four years at NYUAD.

Coming Full Circle

How NYUAD senior Maha Al Qemzi went from benefiting as a participant to eventually facilitating the NYU Abu Dhabi Girl’s Education Network (GEN).

REACH in Times of Needs

A student-led peer support group (and some furry friends) empowered student Zack Tan to help others. 

Internship Opportunities

The Mishra brothers’ dedication to work with underprivileged school children back home in Nepal is starting to blossom.

Campus Tour

NYU Abu Dhabi students are global leaders and great tour guides. See where they learn and live.

What Will You Discover?

Play a sport, join a club, or see a concert. Living on campus at NYU Abu Dhabi is an extraordinary experience that promotes intellectual curiosity, social networking, and exposure to the customs and cultures of Abu Dhabi and the world. Our students come from over 100 different countries!