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Not surprised!  The UAE is a fascinating place to study abroad!

Posted by AUS blog on Apr 12, 2017 9:00:00 AM

By Dr. Linda C. Angell

US News reported recently that the UAE was voted the best country for study abroad. Why should this surprise anyone?  Students coming to the UAE are in for a real treat!

This observation is backed up by our experience here at American University of Sharjah (AUS), where we welcome 25 to 50 incoming study abroad students every semester, and these students consistently report that they have had an excellent experience here.

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Topics: Office of International Exchange, International Exchange Office, International Student Exchange Program (ISEP), Study Abroad, International Exchange, exchange program, Exchange students, study abroad in UAE, exchange program UAE

Why should you choose American University of Sharjah

Posted by AUS blog on Nov 13, 2016 9:00:00 AM

By Tayiba Ahmed

The thought of choosing the wrong university for continuing your studies in can be extremely daunting. But that is also why you should do extensive research and ask the people you trust, or people who have been a part of the institution, for their opinion before you decide which one better meets your needs. And if you are considering pursuing your higher education in this region, then American University of Sharjah (AUS) in one of the top universities to consider, because it does more than just meet your needs.

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Topics: American University of Sharjah, AUS, Students, American University, QS University Ranking, Office of International Exchange, International Exchange Office, International Student Exchange Program (ISEP), Study Abroad, International Exchange, Scholarship, Accreditation, exchange program, Exchange students, study abroad in UAE, student clubs, student life, Clubs, Athletics, Sports, American

Five reasons to study abroad

Posted by AUS blog on Sep 25, 2016 9:00:00 AM

 

 By Tayiba Ahmed

The American University of Sharjah (AUS) has always prided itself for its multicultural environment, and to enhance this very aspect of the university, AUS established the Office of International Exchange Programs (IXO). Every year a number of students participate in the program and travel to different countries all over the world to study aboard. And many others come from all over the world to spend a semester or two at AUS. If you’re interested in the program and are looking for some encouragement to enroll in it, here are 5 reasons why you should take part in this wonderful study abroad program:

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Topics: AUS, Students, American University, American Univesrity of Sharjah, Office of International Exchange, International Exchange Office, International Student Exchange Program (ISEP), Study Abroad, International Exchange, exchange program, IXO, Exchange students, American

AUS Exchange Student Demonstrates That Nothing Is Impossible

Posted by AUS blog on Jan 27, 2014 11:00:00 AM

By Gureni Lukwaro

Imagine climbing alone onto a flight in your home city of Cordoba, Argentina. Everything is dark: you cannot see a thing.  Perhaps you listen to movies, or maybe to music, and you chat a bit with the mysterious individual sitting next to you.  Eventually, after travelling for about 16 hours, you arrive into Terminal 1 of Dubai International Airport.  Still unable to see your surroundings, you make your way off the plane and into the hustle and bustle of the airport.  You hear a female voice calling your name, and a friendly stranger takes you by the elbow and guides you through the crowds, and eventually through Passport Control.  You describe your suitcases to the greeter, and eventually you’ve collected everything.

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Topics: American University of Sharjah, American University of Sharjah (AUS), AUS, American University, Top Ranked Universities, Office of International Exchange, International Exchange Office, International Student Exchange Program (ISEP)

From Exchange Student to Advisor for AUS International Exchange

Posted by AUS blog on Apr 9, 2013 10:00:00 AM

By Osama Jasim Mafraji 

Right from the very beginning of my academic career, I knew I wanted to study abroad. I saw this as a wonderful opportunity to meet exciting new people, make new international friends, and feel a sense of belonging all over the world.  During my second year as an electrical engineering student at American University of Sharjah (AUS), I started working with the AUS International Exchange Office (IXO) on my application to study abroad through the International Student Exchange Program (ISEP) network in Fall 2010. 

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Topics: American University of Sharjah, American University of Sharjah (AUS), AUS, American University, American Univesrity of Sharjah, Best Universities, International Exchange Office, International Student Exchange Program (ISEP), Study Abroad, San Diego State University, surf, Washington DC, Las Vegas, Grand Canyon, Hawaii, Los Angeles, San Fransisco, New York, ISEP Ambassador

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