Department of Student Affairs

The mission of the Department of Student Affairs (DSA) is to enable an inclusive, nurturing, engaging, and motivating environment that fosters students’ academic success and personal growth.   In fulfilling this mission, the DSA focuses on creating a conducive learning environment in which students’ well-being is prioritized while simultaneously providing the opportunity to pursue intellectual, social, and professional development throughout their time at AUE and beyond.

The DSA serves AUE’s students by facilitating student activities and engagement, student exchange programs and trips, student recognition, student sponsorship, and judicial services.

For more information, questions, or concerns, please contact the DSA staff by:

Tel: +971 (0)4 449 9191, Email:

Department of Student Affairs

The goals of the Department of Student Affairs (DSA) are to:

  • 1. Nurture students’ learning, creativity and well-being.
  • 2. Engage students with the AUE community and the wider community nationally, regionally, and internationally.
  • 3. Motivate students via opportunities for personal and professional development.
  • 4. Celebrate students’ diversity as core tenets of AUE’s values.


  • Student Activities & Engagement :
  • The Department of Student Affairs (DSA) undertakes establishing and facilitating all extracurricular activities and initiatives including student clubs, associations, competitions, events, and trips.

  • Student Exchange Programs and Trips :
  • The DSA facilitates student exchange programs with various universities in which AUE is engaged with Memorandums of Understanding, as well as facilitates educational trips nationally, regionally, and internationally.

  • Student Recognition :
  • Recognizing and enabling student excellence is a core value of AUE. As such, the DSA undertakes facilitating the process of applying for grants and scholarships, as well as celebrating student excellence and demonstrated leadership through various awards.

  • Student Sponsorship :
  • The DSA is the first point of contact for students sponsored by both government and private institutions. The DSA ensures that students and the relevant divisions are aware of the terms and conditions of the sponsorship and are in adherence with any guidelines pertaining to maintaining the sponsorship.

  • Judicial Function :
  • The DSA undertakes all matters related to student grievances, violations of Code of Conduct, and disciplinary actions.