Abu Dhabi University celebrates enrollment increase
The university reports higher numbers in both undergraduate and postgraduate programs, moving from 5,229 students in 2012-2013 to 6,563 in 2016-2017.
Ali Al Dhaheri, chairman of Abu Dhabi University’s executive board, spoke during the ceremony, showing appreciation to the new and current students and their parents for their commitment to the university.
“It is a testament that emphasizes the quality of the educational environment of Abu Dhabi University, and our keenness to keep up with the march of progress and prosperity witnessed by the United Arab Emirates, in addition to our commitment to devoting all of the university’s resources to launch an integrated educational system that nurtures and refines students while preparing them to face the challenges of the 21st century equipped with the theoretical knowledge and applied technical skills, in line with the policy agenda of the government of Abu Dhabi's Economic Vision 2030,” Al Dhaheri said. “This successful growth in student enrollment also enhances the university’s status especially as it has succeeded in entering the ranks of the world’s top 750 universities in Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) world university rankings, in addition to receiving institutional recognition and international accreditation from the ‘Western Association of Schools and Colleges: Senior College and University Commission – WSCUC.'”
In closing, Al Dhaheri showed appreciation to the enrollment teams who were key in bringing new students and success to the university through their enthusiasm for seeing ADU’s students succeed. He added that the accomplishments of the university speak to the facility’s commitment to quality in all programs offered, and serves as a strong platform for the university to compete with other educational facilities around the world.