Sagar Almannai, Associate Director of Admissions at NYU discussed how the University started its story, its multicultural student population as well as the approach to teaching in the undergraduate and graduate programs offered.
Members visited the Engineering design studio, the Experimental Research Building, the Arts Centre and StartAD. StartAD is an innovation and entrepreneurship platform that supports start-ups in the UAE. Selected startups that display outstanding potential and promise may also benefit from continuous mentoring and seed funding from startAD to help scale their businesses.
The Engineering Design Studio at NYU Abu Dhabi supports ambitious student projects across the university through coursework, mentorship, and engagement with external partners. Students are challenged to undertake problem solving through the lens of engineering while combining methods and techniques from design to create elegant and mindful outcomes that go beyond merely computing technically correct answers.