Class of 2017

New York University Abu Dhabi celebrated its fourth graduation ceremony on May 24, 2017 honoring the exemplary achievement, intellectual passion, and initiative of the Class of 2017.

In the presence of His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah; His Highness Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Vice Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council; and His Highness Sheikh Sultan bin Hamdan Al Nahyan, Advisor to the UAE President; NYU Board Chair William R. Berkley, NYU President Andrew Hamilton, and NYU Abu Dhabi Vice Chancellor Al Bloom officiated at the Commencement.

Graduation Ceremony Highlights

165 students from 64 countries

Keynote Remarks
Her Excellency Sheikha Lubna bint Khalid Al Qasimi, UAE’s Minister of State for Tolerance

Student Speaker
Nafisatou Mounkaila, Arab Crossroads Studies major


Class of 2017 Tribute Website

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