- Inspired by the Ghaf Tree, the logo of the Year of Tolerance
- State-of-the-art scientific equipment that meets international quality standards
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates- 22 April 2019 – Abu Dhabi University (ADU), an internationally recognized academic institution for quality education and applied research, has announced the completion of 25% of its AED300 million new campus in Al Ain with no incidents and injuries due to strict compliance with health and safety procedures. The campus is expected to welcome students next year.
With facilities occupying over 28,000 square meters during the first phase, the new campus will include more than 70 lecture halls and laboratories, with 137 offices for staff and faculty, and state-of-the-art scientific equipment that meets international quality standards.
The new building in Al Ain's Asharej district will also include a moot courtroom and a wide variety of facilities such as a gymnasium, aerobics studio, games room and cafeteria. The final additions will consist of a library with a unique reading area, book area, discussion rooms, and an office for the Student Council.
Anwar Ali, Project Manager for Abu Dhabi University, commented, “Development of Abu Dhabi's new Al Ain campus is going according to schedule with completion of about 25% of the project reaching over 300,000 hours of foundation work”.
Ali added, “Over 250 laborers are working on the development of the new campus daily, applying the highest health and safety standards and latest safety regulations of the Civil Defense for 2018. The building also meets One-Pearl Estidama requirements for design and operation sustainability. The campus will accommodate 2,500 students during its first phase with a total capacity of 5,000 students. It will provide a holistic learning environment, whilst maintaining separate learning spaces for male and female students. “
The new Al Ain campus is architecturally inspired by the Ghaf Tree, the logo of the Year of Tolerance. The Ghaf tree is a symbol of tolerance, strength, prosperity and stability.