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American University of Sharjah student wins Urban Commissions 2016

Posted by AUS blog on May 15, 2016 9:00:00 AM

By Malvika Garia

An eye for creativity and flair for innovation go a long way, and American University of Sharjah student Hinjal Kumar learned just that when she won Urban Commissions 2016, the annual design competition of Dubai Design District (d3) and Dubai Culture and Arts Authority. Initiated under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Al Maktoum, Urban Commissions aims to engage with the creative community, whether students or professionals, in the UAE and promote its diverse industry. For its most recent edition, participants were asked to design a multipurpose public shelter that would serve as a meeting point for d3 while fulfilling functional, social and community roles in Dubai’s most creative area.

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Topics: American University of Sharjah, AUS, American University, New York, College of Architecture, Art and Design, Architecture, Urban Commissions, Paris, Artist, Young Artists, Awards, Dubai, Copenhagen

600 AUS students honored for their extracurricular activities

Posted by AUS blog on May 11, 2016 9:00:00 AM

By Naila Tariq

While American University of Sharjah is well-known for its intense academics, another key focus of the university is extracurricular activities. AUS has a huge variety of extracurricular activities, including student clubs and organizations, community service opportunities, leadership programs, and athletics program’s sports teams that get to compete in international tournaments. Additionally, there is the Student Council for those interested in representing the student body and voicing their concerns to the administration.

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Topics: American University of Sharjah, AUS, Students, American University, Student Council, Global Day, student clubs, cultural clubs, extracurricular activities, Community Service, Clubs, Organizations, Recreation, Sustainability, Awards, Leadership, Leadership Programs, Athletics, Appreciation, Sports

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