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5 Myths about university life

Posted by AUS blog on Nov 20, 2016 9:00:00 AM

By Tayiba Ahmed

The transition from being a high-school student to becoming a university student is not only extremely exciting, but also slightly daunting. A lot of expectations, and sometimes misconceptions are held by students joining the new university environment. While some students might be worried about whether they have made the right choice regarding their major, others might worry about fitting in with their peers. There are plenty of myths regarding university life, but that’s all they are; myths. So here we debunk a few of the commonly believed myths about universities, and hopefully you will have agree with me if you experience university life at American University of Sharjah (AUS).

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Topics: American University of Sharjah, AUS, Students, American University, student clubs, student life, Clubs, Athletics, Sports, American

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

Tips on how to best use the AUS Mass Communication Studio

Posted by AUS blog on Oct 16, 2016 9:00:00 AM

By Tayiba Ahmed

Are you an aspiring TV news anchor? Are you interested in film-making? Are you interested in experiencing what goes on behind the camera in a state-of-the-art studio? Well if you are, you have the opportunity to experience the thrill of recording. How? The Department of Mass Communication (MCM) of the College of Arts and Sciences at American University of Sharjah (AUS), has a great audio-visual studio, which is available to all MCM students who are eager to learn and create video projects.

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Topics: American University of Sharjah, AUS, Students, American University, Mass Communication, Film, CAS, College of Arts and Sciences, Journalism, TV, TV Studio, American, MCM Studio, MCM

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

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

AUS elects new Student Council board

Posted by AUS blog on May 26, 2016 9:00:00 AM

By Naila Tariq

For about a week this month, the American University of Sharjah's campus was covered in ribbons and cloth of red and blue. Wrapped around rails and lampposts, trees and pillars, the decorations added extra brightness to the campus. The reason? AUS was holding its elections to determine the new members of Student Council for the Academic Year 2016–2017.

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Topics: American University of Sharjah, AUS, Students, American University, Student Council, Elections, student life, University, Student, Campaign

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

AUS students honored for their outstanding research projects

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

By Naila Tariq

Receiving knowledge is one thing, but generating new knowledge that has real-world applications for society is another entirely. That's where research and development come in, and one of the prime sources for such research is universities, from both faculty and students. American University of Sharjah has always been a part of that, forging a path towards becoming a full-on research university.

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Topics: American University of Sharjah, American University of Sharjah (AUS), AUS, Students, American University, Research

Is it Hard to Apply for a University Scholarship?

Posted by AUS blog on Jun 13, 2013 10:00:00 AM

By Andrew Capland

When you're going through the university application process, price is going to be part of evaluating the decision. Many universities will offer different options, to make sure that finances aren't going to stop you from attending their college and will offer various university scholarships and grants.

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Topics: American University of Sharjah (AUS), Students, Scholarship, Grants

4 Reasons You Should Apply to a UAE University

Posted by AUS blog on Jun 5, 2013 10:00:00 AM

By Andrew Capland

With so many universities, all offering different cultural and academic experiences, a lot of what pushes you to one university vs another, can be location! If you thinking about attending a UAE university, you'll want to make sure you understand what else there is to do in the area. The UAE offers a wide range of of landscapes and architecture, and a lot of fun activities for students to partake in, unique to other areas.

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Topics: American University of Sharjah (AUS), Students, Best Universities, University Location, jobs

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