Gigantic malls, ethnic restaurants, scenic beaches. Where to begin?
Classroom learning is only a small part of your college experience. Build your leadership skills, work as a team, and engage the community through a variety of activities, student-led organizations, and conferences.
Our activities and programs aim to:
Sometimes you have a big idea that you believe will inspire people to help change the world or make a significant impact on our local community. The opportunities call together diverse communities of people, create leadership development opportunities for students, and contribute to the scholarship of a particular field.
You’re sure to spend long hours in your classes, studying in the library, and completing internships across your four years. Regardless of how busy you might be, it’s essential that you take time to relax and enjoy time with friends. There's lots to do in Abu Dhabi and the UAE and we can help you make the most of it.
In the local Emirati dialect, baraha means "open space.” NYUAD's Baraha area is a central gathering place featuring comfy couches, TV, video game consoles, ping pong tables, pool tables, a pinball machine, and an air hockey table.