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The top 10 things you need to know about YOUR AUS Library

Posted by AUS blog on Aug 28, 2016 9:00:00 AM

By Daphne Flanagan

The American University of Sharjah (AUS) has one of the best libraries in the region.  It provides collections, services and programs to support the curricular and research needs of the university community.

The majority of the AUS library's growing physical collection of 140,000 items is in English; the library provides access to over 200,000 electronic books and there are also many materials available in Arabic. The library’s website can be used to search for library materials from any location on or off campus. At library.aus.edu students and faculty can access e-books, online databases, full-text journals and other digital resources.

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Topics: American University of Sharjah, AUS, American University, America, library, AUS Library, American, Tips, Top Ten, Top Ten Tips

AUS Alumna on a mission to ‘heal and rescue’ animals

Posted by AUS blog on Aug 24, 2016 9:00:00 AM

By Gureni Lukwaro

The beautiful Golden Retriever that was found on campus last week has been re-homed. We want to thank our very own American University of Sharjah Alumna Parmis Nadali, an avid animal healer and rescuer. Nadali, with her team, were the ones who found and rescued the Retriever, took him to The City Vet in Dubai and worked out to re-home him.

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Topics: American University of Sharjah, AUS, American University, America, College of Architecture, Art and Design, Architecture, Bachelor of Architecture, American, Animal Rescue, Bachelor Degree

Top 10 tips to have a great start at AUS

Posted by AUS blog on Aug 21, 2016 9:00:00 AM

By Shahid Bux

First of all we want to take this opportunity to welcome all our new students to American University of Sharjah (AUS). You have made a great decision to choose AUS and we hope you will have a great experience here. We want to also welcome our returning students back to your beloved university. We hope you had a great summer, a wonderful break and plenty of rest and now you are rejuvenated and ready to go back to class.

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Topics: American University of Sharjah, AUS, American University, Office of International Exchange, International Exchange Office, International Exchange, Maths, Academic Support Center, Club Fair, IXO, student clubs, Writing Center, Mathematics, Writing, Math Learning Center, Clubs, library, AUS Library, American, Tips, Top, Top Ten, Top Ten Tips

Tips for adjusting to University life

Posted by AUS blog on Aug 14, 2016 10:30:00 AM

By Tayiba Ahmed

Every year millions of students all over the world, transition from being high-school students to becoming a university students. The change, although exciting, can be intimidating for some. Becoming a university student is the first step into entering adulthood, where you get an idea of what is expected of you as an adult, and how to faces challenges that might be new to you.

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Topics: American University of Sharjah, AUS, Students, American University, America, Student

American University of Sharjah staff climbs Mount Kilimanjaro

Posted by AUS blog on Aug 3, 2016 3:00:00 PM

By Gureni Lukwaro

Life is full of opportunities for fun, excitement, adventure and extraordinary experiences. But for Jayant Menon Manavazhi, Supply Chain Director at American University of Sharjah (AUS), climbing Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania was not only just an opportunity to fulfil his longtime dream, it was also a chance to motivate his children and other youngsters that anything is possible if you just set your mind to it and give it your all.

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Topics: American University of Sharjah, AUS, American University, Kilimanjaro, Africa, Tanzania

AUS wins top prize in a recycling competition

Posted by AUS blog on Jun 19, 2016 9:00:00 AM

By Vida Moradinasab

American University of Sharjah (AUS) won a top spot in the Toner Collection Campaign, Academic Institutions Category of the recent Emirates Environmental Group (EEG) One Root, One Communi-Tree Competition in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) as part of the group’s effort of making the UAE a greener place.

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Topics: American University of Sharjah, AUS, American University, Environment, Emirates Environment Group

AUS promotes STEM education alongside liberal arts education

Posted by AUS blog on Jun 12, 2016 9:00:00 AM

By Gureni Lukwaro

If you are in your last years of high school and thinking about college, a choice as to which university to go to is a big question. But perhaps a bigger than that, is the question of what major will you want to do. To get the right answers to those questions, you have to put a lot of things into consideration, things like what would you like to do? What are your interests? What things interests you? What areas of study you are strong in? What career paths do various majors offer? What are job prospects for these career paths? These and other questions, may help you narrow down both the major you may want to pursue, as well as the university you want to pursue it in.

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Topics: American University of Sharjah, AUS, American University, Science, Physics, Mechanical Engineering, Technology, Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, STEM, Chemistry, Design Management, Biology, Computer Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering, Visual Communication, Multimedia Design, Chemical Engineering

AUS strives to help create a more sustainable world

Posted by AUS blog on Jun 8, 2016 9:00:00 AM

By Reem Deeb

As human beings, there are many things that we take for granted. Things that we don’t think much about. Things that we assume that no matter what, they will always be there for us. We get up in the morning, go about our daily businesses and come back at the end of the day, wrap the day and go to sleep just to wake up and start all over again. We live days, weeks, months and even years without paying attention for these things that we take for granted, thinks like the air we breathe, the environment around us and the energy we consume to mention a few.

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Topics: American University of Sharjah, AUS, American University, America, Sustainability, Sustainable World, Energy Saving

Ramadan etiquette tips for the non-Muslim community at AUS

Posted by AUS blog on Jun 5, 2016 9:00:00 AM

By Tayiba Ahmed

Every year more than a billion Muslims from all around the world fast for a period of one month. This is the ninth month of the Islamic Calendar, the holy month of Ramadan. Fasting is one of the five pillars of Islam and Muslims fast for this one month duration daily from dawn till sunset. While Muslims in some countries have to fast for around nine hours, fasting time in some of northern hemisphere countries can last for more than 20 hours.

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Topics: American University of Sharjah, AUS, American University, Ramadan, Ramadan Guide, UAE, Non-Muslims in Ramadan, America

AUS Library celebrates 10th anniversary

Posted by AUS blog on May 31, 2016 9:00:00 AM

By Gureni Lukwaro

American University of Sharjah (AUS) has one of the best libraries in the region. It’s not only very well designed, but it has vast resources to help students, faculty and other researchers find a wealth of information.

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Topics: American University of Sharjah, AUS, American University, College of Engineering, College of Architecture, Art and Design, School of Business, Sharjah Ruler, School of Business Administration, anniversary, library, Instagram, Competition, Sheikh Dr. Sultan, AUS Library, CAAD

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