Stories of the Class of 2021

Each and every student from the Class of 2021 has achieved personal and academic milestones. We celebrate their passion, leadership, strength, solidarity, and resilience through the years, and especially the last three semesters.

Here are some of their stories.

We celebrate your favorite classes that help shaped you.

Electromagnetism and Special Relativity

"I knew I wanted to study physics. But it wasn't until after I had arrived that I became interested in computer science. If you have a passion, definitely follow it."

What It Takes to Make a Film

Ivy Akinyi was looking for a place to grow, not just in terms of the craft but also in intrapersonal skills. A particular course has done exactly that for her.

Circuit Breakers

"This feeling of empowerment was my favorite aspect of the class and it made me a lot more confident in my learning abilities."

We celebrate your passion in making the world a better place.

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).

Even when time seemed to stand still, you found opportunities to do and learn.

Some of you share your reflections over the past four years as you get ready to graduate.