The Graduated Class 2018

Five Favorite Student Stories of 2017-18

Some of our most impactful headlines and social posts from the past school year

1. Most Loved Insta Pic

Marhaba! NYUAD welcomed 361 of the world’s top students into the Class of 2021.

2. Special Olympics

NYUAD students and community members volunteered by the hundreds at the MENA Special Olympics held on campus and at other venues around Abu Dhabi in March.

3. Research Impact

NYUAD biology and engineering students made a portable device that can detect e-coli in 20 minutes. Their work won an international award and attracted media attention in the UAE and US.

News Articles

NYU Abu Dhabi invention to detect food contamination wins gold
The National | January 24, 2018

NYU Abu Dhabi student is solving E. Coli problem with biotechnology
Study Breaks | April 4, 2018


4. Student Awards

There were almost too many announcements to count! Here's a brief summary.

5. Graduation to Remember

253 students from 71 countries graduated at NYUAD’s fifth Commencement.

Class of 2018 Tribute Video