Zayed University to welcome freshmen students with orientation activities and events

ABU DHABI, UAE - Aug. 14, 2016 - PRLog -- Zayed University will welcome a total of 2098 freshmen students with a week of orientation activities beginning Tuesday in Abu Dhabi campus and Wednesday in Dubai campus.

New and returning students are expected to arrive on campus in just a few days. ZU will open doors to 870 female and 448 male students to join their counterparts (3397 female and 389 male students) in Abu Dhabi campus, while Dubai campus will open doors to 719 female students to join their 2539 female and 119 male returning students.

Out of the 2098 prospective students, ZU is welcoming around 61 new international students( 40 in Abu Dhabi and 21 in Dubai), who will bring their experience, backgrounds, and cultures to both its campuses.

It is worth mentioning that ZU has been accepting international students since 2010 and their estimated number is 334.

Orientation, which is a requirement for new students, exposes students to the university's departments, faculty and staff, campus services and resources, rules and policies and provides them with the useful academic information to aid them with the transition to ZU's new and exciting academic and cultural setting.

Student advisement, registration, presentations, and campus tours are just a few of the activities planned for Orientation Week, the goal of which is to acclimate each new students to college life at ZU.

Orientation Week activities will continue on both campuses offering workshops for international students, along with sessions designed to help national students network among themselves.

Fall semester classes will begin on Sunday August 21.

The Office of Graduate Studies at ZU has also accepted around 80 new students for Fall 2016. New students will start their postgraduate studies in International Business, Communications with specialization in Strategic Public Relations, Communications with specialization in Tourism and Cultural Communication, Health Care Administration, and Judicial Studies, which will be for the first time offered in Arabic as an open cohort this year.

Around 2250 postgraduate students are enrolled in graduate programs at Zayed University since its inception until the present time.

ZU is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE). It has rigorous academics that earned 5 of its 6 colleges international accreditation or recognition. ZU faculty and students have produced quality scholarly work that is regularly noticed and recognized, all of which has contributed to the university's continued institutional accreditation from the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE), and the Commission for Academic Accreditation (CAA) of the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research (MOHESR).


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