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University College

University College is the home of all new undergraduate students. It provides a unique general education platform to ensure the successful transition of undergraduate students from high school to university life.

Dean’s Message

Dear Students,

University College provides a unique general education platform to ensure your successful transition from high school to university life. This is achieved through the delivery of a comprehensive first year educational experience, equipping you with the skills essential to your future.

As an undergraduate student, you will spend your first year in Abu Dhabi University studying a general education curriculum alongside the courses related to your chosen discipline, giving you the perfect foundation on which to build your university career.

University College’s general education curricula will provide you with the full academic support, tools and techniques required to develop your competencies in written & oral communication, information literacy, qualitative reasoning, innovative & critical thinking, team building, leadership, ethical reasoning, design thinking, sense making and use of social & emotional intelligence.

The network of support available to you through University College will help you settle into the ADU community with ease and quickly progress in your academic career. Both learning and pastoral support is an important element of your University College experience.

Starting out at university can be exciting and daunting in equal measures. University College will engage you in ways that will help you maximize your potential both personally and academically, all in a supportive, student-centred environment. We look forward to welcoming you to UC and the ADU community.

Sincerely,

Dr. Sreethi Nair, Dean, University College

Dean - University College

Dr. Sreethi Nair
Dr. Sreethi Nair

The Benefits of University College

The University College (UC) provides a unique general education platform to ensure the successful transition of all new undergraduate students from high school to university life. This is achieved through the delivery of a comprehensive first year educational experience, equipping the students with the skills essential to their future.

The network of support available to the students through the University College helps you settle into our university community with ease and quickly progress in your academic career.  Both learning and pastoral support are important elements of their University College experience. University College also engages the students in ways that will help them maximize their potential both personally and academically, all in a supportive, student-centered environment.

University College’s general education curricula provides the students with the full academic support, tools and techniques required for  developing  their competencies in written & oral communication, digital literacy, qualitative reasoning, innovative & critical thinking, team building, leadership, ethical reasoning, design thinking, sense making and use of social & emotional intelligence.

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If you would like any more information about the University College or have a question you would like to ask, please complete this short enquiry form.

800-ADYOU (800-23968)

admissions@adu.ac.ae