American University in the Emirates encourages students to actively engage in co-curricular as well as extra-curricular activities on Campus. To maintain the zest of such activities and to encourage involvement students are welcome to propose events that they wish to arrange, at all times. Such ideas will be considered in detail, in order to decide upon the scope and practicability of the proposed event. The Division of Student Affairs also maintains a year round calendar a range of events, such as Fun Night, Global/ Carnival Day, National Day, Car Show, New Student Orientation, and Career Fair.
The students of AUE have a very strong football team, and training is done under an expert coach. Everyone is invited to note the results of football matches played by AUE football players and their excellent winning track record.
Basketball for female and male students, a Running Club and a Volley Ball team constitute some of the initiatives underway. All AUE athletes receive a substantial discount on their tuition fee as a reward for representing the American University in the Emirates in many ways.