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

Abu Dhabi has a lively entertainment scene, giant shopping centers, many places of worship, and modern transportation, healthcare, and banking systems. It’s 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 Sweet Home

At NYU Abu Dhabi, you will meet like-minded people who know what it's like to step into the unknown.

Tatyana's NYUAD Story

“Being surrounded by people who understand what it's like to be away from home. Everybody gets it."


Student Stories

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


Sofia Gomez-Doyle developed a workshop for young girls in Abu Dhabi.

Love the Outdoors?

Hafsa Ahmed and her NYUAD friends hit the road to find camping and yoga in the UAE.

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!