Class of 2016

New York University Abu Dhabi celebrated its third graduation ceremony on May 23, 2016, honoring the exemplary achievement, intellectual passion, and initiative of the Class of 2016.

New York University President Andrew Hamilton and NYU Abu Dhabi Vice Chancellor Alfred Bloom officiated at the commencement, which was attended by faculty members, UAE ministers, and visiting dignitaries including H.E. Khaldoon Khalifa Al Mubarak, Member of the Board of Trustees for New York University.

Graduation Ceremony Highlights

135 students from 59 countries

Keynote Remarks
His Excellency Yousef Al Otaiba, the UAE Ambassador to the United States

Student Speaker
Layan Abu Yassin, economics major


This is the Class of 2016

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