AUD embraces liberal education as the context within which it provides students with a 360-degree whole-person education.
A liberal education teaches students how to think and learn rather than what to think and learn, and it produces graduates who are better able to adapt and respond to the demands of a fast-changing economic and social environment. In addition to developing students into ethical and socially responsible citizens of the world, the liberal education also results in tangible benefits in the form of higher incomes and other material rewards.
The AUD Career Services Division assists students and alumni to successfully explore and prepare for rewarding and meaningful careers. These services will allow students and alumni to develop and maintain a competitive advantage in the emerging employment market.
The Student Services Office plays a vital role in the campus community. The Office has five divisions: Dean’s office, Athletics, Counseling, Housing, and Student Activities.AUD faculty and staff work with students from the time of their admission to their graduation and beyond to ensure their success and comfort, both academically and socially. These caring professionals are available to help students in many ways, providing support and referrals as needed.
The AUD Library provides a rich collection of print and electronic resources with a strong focus on course-related information literacy, including: over 312,000 books (print and electronic); 262 journals; and 32 online databases.
The Information Technology Services Office maintains and supports AUD’s network infrastructure and provides computing facilities; administrative information systems; voice, data communications networks and services; and technological resources for faculty, staff and students.
The goals of the AUD Health Center are to provide accessible health care, and serve students and employees needs on campus by encouraging wellness through health education.The Health Center maintains standard university practices of health services, and provides routine medical care for minor acute illnesses and injuries.
AUD is strategically situated next to Dubai Media City and Dubai Internet City, business communities that are home to such prestigious firms as Sony, Reuters, CNN, McGraw Hill Publishing, Microsoft, Oracle and IBM.
It is located fifteen minutes from the heart of Dubai’s financial and commercial centers and 25 minutes from Dubai International Airport.
All academic buildings are well equipped with the latest technology, which cater to the needs of the academic programs.
The Student Center houses indoor sports facilities, a barber shop, a beauty salon, a travel agency, a bank, a copy center, a bookstore, a supermarket, and food courts.
Students who engage in sports work as part of a team, develop leadership skills, and maximize their potential for success.
AUD has some of the best sporting facilities in Dubai: A soccer field; outdoor track; tennis courts; volleyball court; indoor and outdoor basketball courts; squash courts; gyms; dance room; and outdoor swimming pool.
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