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.
The student activities carried out by all departments and colleges at the university, both on campus and outside are connected to the University’s objectives, mission and vision scheduled in each semester. Student activities are supervised by the Deanship of Student Affairs and must be approved by the management prior to the implementation of the activity. Activities are scheduled in the university calendar and advertised on the website and each activity is evaluated based on the University’s vision, mission and objectives.
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. The deanship organizes some activities and events that are consistent with the vision and mission of the University. Al Falah University 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. Graduate activities are planned early in each semester.
Al Falah University organizes an orientation for new students to acquaint students with the different disciplines offered at the university. College Deans provide a clear picture of the colleges, requirements of the study, study plan & services provided. The Deanship of Student Affairs offers a presentation of all extracurricular activities at the university while the concerned department heads provide information about facilities and other pertinent information the students require.
Al Falah University aims to prepare and implement an academic guidance program to assist students in the field of academic excellence. This is done through new students’ orientation and induction. Academic advisor from each college are available to provide guidance regarding academic programs. Students with low GPA are assisted via additional lectures in the Knowledge Center to further explain the course subject to the students. The advising process is not only limited to the academic aspect but also for career development.
AFU students have the opportunity to obtain specialized psychosocial counseling on the development of psychosocial skills based on the theories of psychology. The Deanship of Student Affairs offers scientific consultations on time management, anxiety reduction strategies, mindfulness, empathy and other skills to help achieve academic and social success
Contract agreements with many institutions operating in the country, which provide an opportunity for students to see the opportunities available.
Starting University could be a daunting task and overwhelming. Coping with the stress might be challenging, and it is in this regard that the Student Affairs Unit at Al Falah University instituted its Counseling Services to help students discuss their anxieties. Counselors treat issues in the utmost confidential and professional way within a safe environment to make the students feel protected and secure.
The Counseling Service is available to students undergoing immense difficulties dealing with personal problems and academic struggles. The service is also offered to enhance the competencies of students by arranging for opportunities and occasions that will help develop their abilities and discover new ones.
Al Falah University seeks to maintain a healthy environment, as well as the safety and well-being of its students by conducting awareness seminars and health-related events and activities. A questionnaire is distributed, and each student is asked to indicate their health status and if they have a health condition requiring special care. A report of the students’ visit to the First Aid Room is discussed in the weekly Deans’ Council. Furthermore and in response to the requirements of UAE Laws and Regulations, Al Falah University aims to protect and promote the health of the AFU community and their visitors, to enhance public health practice and to support workforce development. AFU actively seeks to maintain a sanitized learning environment by preventing the development and spreading of diseases and illness.
AFU provides students, employees, teaching staff and visitors with a high level of safety. The Administration & management must maintain safety feeling against any risks. Being committed to safety, AFU permanently endeavors to maintain a safe environment. Hence, safety measures are precisely implemented; security gates are provided with well-experienced security officers and no person may enter into the premises unless he/she holds the relevant permit.
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. The Office organizes some activities and events that are consistent with the vision and mission of the University. Al Falah University 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. The office is supervised by the Deanship of Student Affairs. Graduate activities are planned early in each semester.
The Career Development Service is offered to assist students and alumni with career planning and job search. Dean of Student Affairs is available to assist students in deciding their major, assessing their skills and interests, exploring job information, writing resumes and cover letters, polishing interview skill, and developing job-search strategies. The Dean of Student Affairs seeks to assist students by helping them relate their career goals to their educational goals. This process begins in the freshman year through the use of personal interest, values, skills and experiences and expands throughout a student’s university years to resume development, internships, graduate college planning and job search. Career development service is an important resource for all students - not just for job-hunting seniors. All students are encouraged to work with career services throughout their university experience in all career-related matters.
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.
Media Club provides coverage for all types of on and off campus activities and events. The club is also responsible for promoting AFU locally and internationally using various media channels. The club is mainly run by students as contributors of stories, photos, videos and newsworthy articles. Media Club provides students with the opportunity to express their ideas and talent through media, communication and journalism.
AFU Innovators Writers Club is responsible for the Students Newsletter that documents the achievements of AFU by student journalists. The students are also given the chance to network with professional organizations for career opportunities and professional development.
Student Affairs Unit at Al-Falah University recently joined the Institutions of Higher Education League. The AFU’s Football Team has been newly founded and other sport teams are currently underway.
Literary Creativity Club aims to encourage students to practice their literary creative skills by writing poetries, short stories, novels and other literary mediums to develop and enhance their writing skills.
Innovation Club is a multidisciplinary club that encourages entrepreneurship and innovation for creative thinkers and innovators. AFU provides the resources, connections, and facilities to help students shape a better future. The club accomplishes its goals through ideation sessions, educational workshops, hands-on design projects and community outreach programs.
Talent and Excellence Club strives to discover and develop talents and to promote spirit of competition. It is a unique scientific, cultural, social and sports club that allows students to showcase their talents in any field.
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In the presence of Sheikh Juma bin Maktoum bin Juma Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Board of Trustees at Al Falah University, AFU held the first graduation ceremony during the academic year 2019-2020 at the Dubai Opera with the title “Batch 2020: Towards the next 50”. The graduates included 371 from the undergraduate and graduate programs. The ceremony was attended ...
The Deanship of Student Affairs in cooperation with the Expo 2020 Office organized an introductory visit for the university students to the Expo 2020 Exhibition site, the largest event in the world.During the visit, the students were acquainted with the international history of the Expo, its various courses, divisions, and existing construction work sites. The tour also included a full ...
The Deanship of Student Affairs at Al Falah University organized a visit for the students of the College of Mass Communication to Orient TV and the Orient Center for Training and Media Development. The visit aims to develop communication skills, basic media skills and facing the camera that gives students the chance for practical experience. Orient Center for Training and ...
As part of the Intellectual Property Rights Awareness Campaign for the year 2020, the College of Law at Al Falah University held a workshop for Dubai Carmel School students on the concept of intellectual property and its importance and ways to detect counterfeit products. The delegation from AFU included Dr. Anan Younes and Dr. Lamia Raslan, Assistant Professors from the ...
Al Falah University in cooperation with the Deanship of Student Affairs organized a Media and Entrepreneurship Forum under the title "The Contribution of Media to the Development of Entrepreneurship" to talk about the employment of digital media in support of entrepreneurship and business. Karim Deeb of the GT Arab team presided the meeting with the attendance of Prof. Abdelhafi Belarbi, ...
In the presence of the President of Al Falah University, Prof. Abdelhafid Belarbi, the Open Day organized by the College of Business Administration formally opened with the participation of private companies, schools, governmental and other institutions. Prof. Belarbi stated during his opening speech that, "Through these extracurricular activities in the life of a student, we are keen to discover their ...