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Al Falah University is in Dubai, United Arab Emirates a global city and rated as one of the best places to live in the Middle East. AFU promotes a study environment filled with intellectual meticulousness without overlooking the need for recreation. Committed to educating the youth, AFU’s graduates become great "thinkers" and “doers” who are opportune to study theories and put scientific experience into practice.
AFU seeks to identify the needs of the students and to meet these needs. The university tries to provide some strategies and events that help the student develop basic skills which help him/her in academic, professional and social success.

Student Clubs

Starting from interest oriented activities to talent enhancement; AFU strives to give the students absolute independence of experience. Our students lead a wide range of cultural, academic and social organizations. Student representatives work together with university leaders to enhance the student experience.

Tolerance Club

يهدف النادي إلى:-

  • نشر ثقافة التعايش والسلام وإقامة جسور التعاون بين الطلبة والتواصل والتلاقي والحوار وبناء منظومة قيم أخلاقية إماراتية في أجيال المستقبل على نهج المغفور له بإذن الله الشيخ زايد.
  • التنشئة الاجتماعية لجيل متسامح قادر على التعايش وبناء جسور المحبة والسلام.
  • تأصيل الوعي الوطني بالتسامح كصفة إنسانية نبيلة وقيمة أخلاقية عالية.
  • ترسيخ التسامح كمفهوم يمثل نمط حياة الشباب الإماراتي الطموح والقادر على صناعة المستقبل.
  • ضمان تقديم كافة الخدمات الإدارية وفق معايير الجودة والكفاءة والشفافية.
  • ترسيخ ثقافة الابتكار في البيئة الجامعية والحياة العملية.

Trips Club

يهدف النادي لتنظيم الرحلات والمعسكرات الاجتماعية والثقافية والترفيهية بهدف تنمية الروابط الاجتماعية وبث روح التعاون بين الطلاب وأعضاء هيئة التدريس والعاملين

Scientific and Technological Activity Club

يهدف النادي لتنظيم الندوات والمحاضرات التي تهدف إلى تنمية القدرات العلمية والتكنولوجية ونشر المعرفة وإنتاجها وتطبق عن طريق نوادي العلوم والجمعيات العلمية والأكاديمية.

Social Activity Club

يهدف النادي لتنظيم الأنشطة الاجتماعية والثقافية والترفيهية لتنمية الروابط الاجتماعية وبث روح التعاون بين الطلاب وأعضاء هيئة التدريس والعاملين

The Cultural Club

يهدف النادي لتنظيم أوجه النشاط الثقافي والوعي بقضايا وتنمية طاقة الطلاب الإبداعية والثقافية

Art Club

يهدف النادي لتنظيم الأنشطة الفنية للطلاب بهدف إبراز مواهبهم ورفع مستوى إنتاجهم الفني

Public Services Club

يهدف النادي للمشاركة في مشروعات الخدمة العامة وتنفيذ برامجها لخدمة البيئة والمجتمع

Relation Public and Media Club

يهدف النادي لتنظيم أوجه النشاط الإعلامي والعلاقات العامة، وتنمية طاقات الطلاب الإبداعية والإعلامية والتسويقية

Sports Club

يهدف النادي لتنظيم وتشجيع ممارسة الأنشطة وتكوين الفرق الرياضية وإقامة المباريات والمسابقات الرياضية بهدف تنمية المواهب الرياضية

Student Facilities

Canteen

The Canteen of Al Falah University is supplied with fresh food daily. Packaged as well as fresh food and beverages are available for all students and staff. The canteen also provides the facility to pre-order lunch from designated suppliers. 

Along with the Canteen there are two dining areas - one for male and one for female students - indoor and outdoor dining areas. Both are furnished with comfortable tables and chairs set to provide space to students to spend their free time.

Computer Laboratories

Computer Laboratories

AFU computer labs are fully furnished witwh all the requirements of computer-based courses for any College. A team of expert IT professionals maintains the progress of the labs support the faculty as well as students with every software and hardware need.

Computer Use Policy

The University provides an opportunity for students and other members of the University community to enhance educational experiences and expand their academic knowledge by making available access to computer facilities and resources, including the Internet, e-mail, and the World Wide Web. Thus, technology places a significant amount of power and information in the hands of its users that carries an equal amount of responsibility. Therefore, the following policy has been adopted to define responsible and ethical behavior relating to use of computing facilities and resources at the University. The policy is applicable to all students. As a user of these resources, all faculty, staff and students are responsible for reading and understanding the policy. As a part of the physical and social learning infrastructure, the University acquires,

develops, and maintains a computing infrastructure consisting of computers, networks, and a variety of related support systems. These computing resources are to be utilized for the University-related purposes, including but not limited to, the following:

  • Direct and indirect support of the University’s service missions.
  • Support of student and campus life activities.
  • Support of the free exchange of ideas among members of the University

community, as well as the University community and the local, national, and world communities. All information technology resources are the property of the AFU. Except for personally owned computers, the University owns, or has responsibility for, all of the computers and internal computer networks used on campus. Users of the University computing resources and facilities do not own the systems or the accounts they use when accessing the University computers or systems. All existing University regulations and policies apply, including not only those in regulations that are specific to computers and networks but also those that may apply generally to personal conduct. Rules prohibiting misuse, theft, or vandalism apply to all software, data, and physical equipment, including University-owned

data as well as data stored by individuals on the University computing systems.

USER RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Do use the network according to the University’s code of conduct.
  • Do use the network only for legal activity.
  • Do use appropriate language. Do not swear, use vulgarities, or any abusive words.
  • Do not cut and paste information from the Internet as your own work.
  • Do not access or change in any way another person’s work.
  • Do not gain or attempt to gain unauthorized access to resources or information.
  • Do not log into the computer without permission.
  • Do not damage or mistreat computer equipment under any circumstances.
  • Do not copy, download, or install any software or programs to the University computers.
  • Do not remove, relocate, or modify hardware or software.
  • Do not download or stream audio/video files. This limits everyone’s use of our computer network.
  • Do not connect to the AFU network any personal computer or other equipment without permission from the technology staff. This includes (but is not limited to) laptop computers, gaming devices, storage devices, telephones, PDAs, digital cameras, and MP3 players. The AFU Administration and /or Technology staff reserves the right to inspect the contents of this equipment at any time.

Appropriate Use Guidelines

The rights of academic freedom and freedom of expression apply to the use of the University computing resources. So too, however, do the responsibilities and limitations that are associated with those rights. The use of computing resources, like the use of any other University – provided resource and like any other University - related activity, is subject to the normal requirements of legal and ethical behavior. Student access to and use of electronic tools such as e-mail and the Internet is intended for University business and educationally related purposes.

IELTS Testing Venue

A certified partner of British Council since its inception, Al Falah University is an official IELTS Test Venue for current students and applicants all over the emirates.

Prayer Rooms

AFU provides two highly maintained Prayer Rooms for male and female members respectively. Both the rooms are provided with ablution area, air conditioning, scarves (in female prayer area) and Holy Quran.

Students Accommodation

AFU does not have its own student’s accommodation but has arranged with a private company “Uninest” to offer accommodation for AFU’s students. Uninest is an independent student accommodation company, offering secure high-quality residences with a variety of different room types to suit all student budgets for students studying in the UAE. Students Affairs Unit advises its students, who are looking for accommodation in a safe and a reachable area with arranged transportation, to get in touch with Uninest Company as they are dedicated to making the student experience a comfortable and happy one, giving a sense of home, where they can feel safe and secure livingسكن الطلبة

College of Mass Communication Studio

COLLEGE OF MASS COMMUNICATION STUDIO

To enhance an academic and professional work environment, to motivate the students and to improve their media skills, the College of Mass Communication Studio has been opened to serve as supplementary mean for various applied courses. COMC Studio helps train students to present media shows, discuss programs and conduct various dialogues. The studio also equips students on digital photography, and it became an outlet for student creativity through projects production. 

The studio is also a venue for audio and video production for audio-visual platform launched by COMC to be a modern educational resource and serve the following goals:

  • Enhance the learning process by providing different sources of knowledge for students in various forms (video - audio - texts - pictures) through a modern means of communication available to everyone via a mobile application.
  • Provide a platform to showcase students’ talents through creative students’ outputs.
  • Provide practical work for students to acquire media skills through Al Falah’s digital radio.
  • Document faculty members’ participation in various channels, conferences and sharing experiences.
  • The studio is still in its first stage and will be followed by the rest of various modern production units. Preparations are underway to launch specialized electronic radio through a mobile application.

GUIDELINES REGARDING STUDENT-RUN MEDIA

  • No AFU student is permitted to put up/out any newsletter, magazine, announcement, or any printed or visual publication without an official written approval from the Students Affairs Unit.
  • Approved announcements should be placed in the designated places only.
  • Students Council and Clubs meetings’ announcements should be approved first by Students Affairs.
  • Students Newsletters and magazines that are produced by student’s council, clubs, and future formed committees must be approved first by Students Affairs.
  • UAE and AFU culture and society ethics should be reflected in all approved announcements.
  • AFU’s logo is allowed to be used for all approved announcements and publications. If the logo is used inappropriately as approved by the university, a disciplinary action will be taken.
  • Students Affairs reserves the right to ensure that all students publications and announcements are in compliance with rules and regulations, and an action will be taken against any student who does not comply with AFU’s policy and regulations as stated above.

Reception

Professionals eager and well-versed to serve the queries of outsiders and students operated the front desk at Al Falah University. AFU receptionists welcome walk-ins and entertain telephone call requests.

Backyard

A well-manicured, semi-covered backyard provides students and staff the opportunity to enjoy the outdoors. It is also used for small and large-scale university activities.

AFU Auditorium Hall

AFU holds a medium size auditorium that is used for different types of activities, events, and meetings. The Auditorium is fully equipped with Wi-Fi, sound and lighting systems and projector.

Al Falah University Virtual Tour

Student Services

Orientation to New Students

AFU seeks to provide opportunities for effective guidance for new students starting from effective scientific guidance to choose the appropriate specialization and then appoint an academic advisor for each student to follow the academic path throughout the years of study. The university also organizes several meetings to provide guidance and advice for new students on various aspects of university life such as the university regulations, academic integrity, course registration plan, career skills development, and benefit from the university's websites.

Career Development Center

The Career Development Service is offered to assist students and alumni with career planning and job search and to give them the advantage of the professional advice available to help them enhance their skills and interests, exploring job information, writing resumes and cover letters, polishing interview skill, and developing job-search strategies. Developing resume writing skills, internship, graduate planning, and job searches are considered one of the major tasks to be taken from the day of student registration. Considering each student’s personal interests and skills. All students & alumni are encouraged to benefit from career services

Health Education

Al Falah University seeks to maintain a healthy environment, as well as the safety and well-being of its students. Some awareness meetings and health-related events and activities are being carried out. A questionnaire is distributed and students have been asked to indicate their needs for any required care and assistance if any. This dimension also includes the provision of psychological counseling services by a faculty member specialized in psychology.

Alumni

Al-Falah University seeks to facilitate continuous communication with its graduates and help them develop their abilities to meet the challenges they may face in the labor market and provide guidance to them to complete their higher education. AFU organizes some activities and events that are consistent with the vision and mission of the University. AFU tries to strengthen the relationship between the university and its graduates, to develop a sense of participation among graduates, and to encourage joint cooperation between graduates and the university to provide better service to the community. To maintain an educational development process, graduates and employers are requested to fill up a questionnaire and consider all their remarks for future advancement.

Academic Advising & Career Guidance

Every student at the university gets an academic counseling service so that an academic advisor is assigned to each student who helps him/her in selecting and registering courses according to the study plan and follows the student's academic performance and psychosocial adjustment. The academic advisor also helps the student to develop required skills in the labor market, such as writing a CV and conducting interviews.

Assistance & Support to Student Exhibiting Less Than Expected Academic Performance

Students who exhibit less than expected grades are helped through several steps, including: communicating with these students and providing them with the opportunity to attend educational meetings on study skills, follow-up by the academic advisor and trying to identify the causes and suggest solutions and procedures, and write continuous reports on the academic performance of these students to know the effectiveness of the procedures taken and the progress in performance

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Student Testimonials

"When I joined Al Falah University my goal was to get a degree in law and to be able to practice it. Law is what regulates our daily lives and our rights and obligations towards others. Today I am on the doors of graduation. My skills and understanding of legal matters improved."

Sari Mohammed Al Hindi

Law

"Before joining Al Falah University, I researched its academic staff and found out they are among the best teachers. I joined College of Law to learn how to deal with laws and how to apply them. After my bachelor's degree, I will also strive for a master's and doctorate. I hope Al Falah University will remain an excellent objective for academic staff who taught students with the right approach"

Salwa Mohamed Ahmed

Law

"Al Falah University is a distinguished scientific institution that includes a selection of teaching staff. During my studies, I gained knowledge and skills in the field of business administration. In addition, the university is interested in spreading community awareness through workshops with various government agencies."

Hassan Abdullah Al Khuzaimi

Business Administration

"The opportunity to study at Al Falah University is a way to develop various skills that can be applied within the university and outside its boundaries. The obligation to attend lectures and participate in various activities helps the student to develop various skills."

Latifa Ali Al Balushi

Business Administration

"At Al Falah University, I wanted to develop skills that will contribute to effectively communicating with others. I chose Bachelor of Mass Communication in New Media and gained skills in several important aspects, such as interpersonal communication."

Saleh Muhammad Aqajah

Mass Communication

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