Learn How to Apply for NYUAD’s Graduate School Weekend

Program representatives from leading global universities will offer tailored advice to students seeking graduate education.

Press Release

NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) will hold its sixth Graduate School Weekend for prospective students in the UAE seeking to attend prestigious global universities. The event, featuring top schools including Yale University, University of Cambridge, and Duke-NUS Medical School, will run from 1:30 to 5pm on Saturday, October 5, and is free for the public to attend.

The fair will bring recruiters from over 30 prestigious graduate schools to NYUAD, where they will meet with prospective students to share insights on the application process and planning for graduate school. Graduate program recruiters represent schools from the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, Canada, and the UAE, among others.

Panel discussions will be held during the fair on topics including the process of drafting application essays, what it is like to study abroad, as well as advising applicants on applying for financial aid for their studies. Participants will also be able to have one-to-one tailored conversations with recruiters on advice for future study.


“At NYUAD, we are proud to be able to provide this opportunity for our students and local community members  to meet with admissions representatives from top institutions from around the world. We wish all of them the best of luck in applying for postgraduate places, and hope that the information and advice shared at this event prove helpful as they navigate the application process.”

Assistant Dean of Students and Director of the Career Development Center Hazel Raja

About NYU Abu Dhabi

NYU Abu Dhabi is the first comprehensive liberal arts and research campus in the Middle East to be operated abroad by a major American research university. NYU Abu Dhabi has integrated a highly selective undergraduate curriculum across the disciplines with a world center for advanced research and scholarship. The university enables its students in the sciences, engineering, social sciences, humanities, and arts to succeed in an increasingly interdependent world and advance cooperation and progress on humanity’s shared challenges. NYU Abu Dhabi’s high-achieving students have come from over 115 countries and speak over 115 languages. Together, NYU's campuses in New York, Abu Dhabi, and Shanghai form the backbone of a unique global university, giving faculty and students opportunities to experience varied learning environments and immersion in other cultures at one or more of the numerous study-abroad sites NYU maintains on six continents.