ABU DHABI, 8th August, 2022 (WAM) — In 2022, 4,940 degrees were awarded and 4,770 engineers graduated from the College of Engineering (CoE) of Abu Dhabi University (ADU), one of the top engineering schools in the United Arab Emirates.
Of these graduates, 32% were female and 36% were Emirati, reiterating the diversity of ADU’s student body and its commitment to working in line with the UAE Government’s national agenda to empower and empower nationals and women. in the labor market.
Graduates range from the construction sector (33%) to the industrial sector (25%), the electrical and IT sector (21%) and the engineering and project management sector (20%), reflecting the dedication of ADU to ensure students have access to a comprehensive academic experience that allows them to grow in various specializations, achieve success, and prepare for their future careers. Ninety-four percent of CoE graduates said they were satisfied with their educational experience at ADU, and 86% indicated that they were currently working or studying in a field relevant to their studies.
Dr. Hamdi Sheibani, Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, said: “As one of the leading academic institutions in the region, Abu Dhabi University is known for its competitive and accredited programs, in addition to the high employment rate among its graduates.
Sheibani added, “Abu Dhabi University provides its diverse faculty and students with world-class resources, facilities and educational opportunities that foster innovation and drive cutting-edge research that has proven and had an impact on the community and beyond. driven by tomorrow’s market needs, ADU provides graduates with the tools and resources they need to become the influential leaders of the future.”
According to the 2022 Global Employability Ranking and Survey (GEURS), ADU ranked first for employability in the UAE and third in the Arab world. Some notable employers of university graduates are ADNOC, Etihad Airways, ADDC, Schlumberger, GAL, Transco, Borouge and AD Ports Group.
The College of Engineering (CoE) at Abu Dhabi University (ADU) is the largest engineering school in the United Arab Emirates. The college offers a range of engineering and technology programs at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, with new and innovative programs being introduced continuously.
In recent news, ADU’s CoE has launched four new concentrations for Fall 2022 as part of its ongoing investment in preparing its students for their future careers. New concentrations include Big Data Analytics and Web and Mobile Application Development as part of the BSc in Software Engineering and Cyber Security and Game Development as part of the BSc in Computer Science. Accredited by the Commission for Academic Accreditation (CAA) in the United Arab Emirates, the new concentrations aim to equip students with the skills required to best prepare them for the most in-demand jobs of the 21st century and the fastest growing professional fields.
CoE programs offered at ADU are developed to the best standards of international professional bodies such as the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, American Societies of Civil Engineers, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), American Institute of Chemical Engineers, the Biomedical Engineering Society, and the Association for Computing Machinery.