The Career and Alumni Services Office is proud to serve our distinguished KU alumni. Our support doesn’t end after your graduation. Whether you are a job seeker, employer, or looking for career advice, we offer you our services.
Alumni Office Vision
To engage KU alumni with our current students through active participation in the life and success of KU, making them inspired, motivated, and proud.
About the Alumni Office
The Alumni Office was established to enhance and sustain the close engagement of the alumni with the university. Our main goal is to provide comprehensive support and services for all Khalifa University alumni, such as training opportunities, employment opportunities, outreach programs, and more.
The Office aims to support our alumni to be ready for employment by offering workshops and learning opportunities for resume with cover letter writing, interview preparation, and networking skills development. We work very closely with industry partners and employers to provide suitable career opportunities for our graduates. We aim to support motivated graduates looking to build a career in their chosen industry or discipline by introducing them to possible job opportunities.
Whether you are seeking a job, keen to engage with the university, or interested in hiring KU students, you are an essential part of our community and we invite you to connect with us and benefit from our support services and events dedicated exclusively for you.
As a KU alumni, there are several benefits that you can enjoy, including access to career services, lifelong learning opportunities, and networking events. Here are some examples of the benefits:
Be a part of our Alumni Spotlight and share your inspiring success story with us. We invite you to showcase your remarkable career achievements and community contributions, celebrated and highlighted on Khalifa University’s website and social media platforms. Join our prestigious alumni network and seize the opportunity to have your success story published on KU’s social media or participate in a video interview to share your inspiring journey with others. Connect with us today and let your achievements inspire the next generation of leaders!
The Alumni office provides a several range of services that Alumni can avail to stay connected with KU:
KU is here for you after you graduate, wherever you are in the world. Get access to an exclusive network of our alumni through the KU Alumni Platform.
Here are the benefits of joining this online community:
The Alumni Card is your official alumni ID, providing access to KU campuses, libraries, gym, and sports fields, as well as special discounts and offers from our partner establishments. All KU graduates are eligible to have an Alumni Card except the below:
To obtain your KU Alumni card, please follow the below steps:
Request your Alumni Card and re-connect with KU!
Career Advisors are available to support KU graduates for two years after they have graduated. The Office offers individual and group career advice sessions throughout the year. You are also welcome to book an appointment with our advisors here.
You can proudly showcase your affiliation with KU and stay connected with fellow graduates, faculty, and staff by obtaining your KU alumni email. Whether you’re seeking networking opportunities, job prospects, or simply want to stay updated on alumni events and news, the Alumni Email is your gateway to maintaining a lifelong connection with your alma mater. Take advantage of this feature to unlock a host of benefits and possibilities that come with being part of our alumni community.
An updated alumni database means the connection between KU and the alumni is active and the power of our graduates is available to build a strong alumni community. Update your contact information to make sure you receive email notifications of events, job opportunities, graduate trainings, and news at KU.
If you are a KU alumni you can request official certificates. Below are the types of documentation you can order from the University, which will provide proof of your education at KU.
The council is responsible for planning programs and initiatives that support KU’s goals and objectives. One of the primary purposes of the Alumni Association Council is to build and maintain lifelong relationships between KU and its alumni. It provides a platform where our alumni can expand their professional network and social circles, as well as foster a sense of loyalty to the university, through events and programs hosted by KU, such as mentorship, support, communication and lifelong learning.
KU alumni who:
2023 cycle is closed.
For inquiries please contact us at: KUAlumni@ku.ac.ae
Celebrating Outstanding Achievements
At KU, we take immense pride in the accomplishments of our alumni who continually demonstrate excellence in serving their communities, contributing to their countries, and making a meaningful impact on a global scale. KU Alumni Awards is designed to honor and recognize our exceptional alumni members who have harnessed the power of their education and experiences to create positive change.
Process of Nomination
The applicants (nominee or nominator) are required to follow the nomination process outlined below:
|Application opening date||7th September 2023|
|Application closing date||6th October 2023|
We want to see you here!
We offer a variety of virtual and in-person events year-round to help you network with fellow alumni, continue to learn, and share good times – wherever you are! We hope you join us on our various alumni events.
KU will invite its precious alumni to return to campus for fun, free, celebratory gatherings throughout the year to meet our leadership, find out what’s happening on campus, and reconnect with former classmates and professors.
The Career Boot Camp is offered to our graduates who have not started their careers yet. During the event, several sessions are offered by senior experts from different industries. The Boot Camp aims to assist graduates in acquiring the needed skills for future jobs. These sessions cover various career-related topics, including, but not limited to, job market trends & challenges, personal branding & employability skills, understanding the future of work, and rocking the LinkedIn profile.
KU is proud of you, your achievements, and the contributions you make to your fields and communities. We invite you to be part of our Alumni Inspirational Talks. Please allow us to celebrate your success with you and promote aspiration through your inspiring story.
Interested to inspire KU students and fellow alumni?
Alumni are welcome to attend annual career fairs and networking events where employers from different industries are seeking candidates from all educational and work experience backgrounds. Don’t miss these events as they are an excellent opportunity for you to interact and engage with hiring organizations. These events are designed to support you in getting hired and expanding your business network.
We are always delight to invite our alumni to KU major events. Events such as the National Day Celebration, Global Day, Innovation Day, and many more are occasions where we love to reconnect with our alumni and bring them back to KU. These events provide an excellent chance for you to get in touch with us, network, and meet valuable connections.
Alumni who receive the alumni card can enjoy and participate in various sport events associated with the KU Sports Team. This engagement, which also promotes sportsmanship and camaraderie, expands your network of contacts and your university experience. If you have your alumni card and would like to organize your own exciting sporting events on campus, please email us at KUalumni@KU.ac.ae.
Ramadan gatherings (Iftar/Suhoor) are highly anticipated events that bring together graduates from various years to celebrate the holy month of Ramadan. They provide a platform for networking and reconnecting with former classmates, creating opportunities for professional and personal growth while honoring the shared traditions and values of Ramadan.
In collaboration with the academic departments, the Alumni Office organizes successful events that cater to the interests and needs of both alumni and current students. These events blend the expertise and resources of academic departments with the network and experiences of alumni, resulting in enriching experiences for all participants. They allow for a seamless integration of academic content and alumni perspectives, fostering a strong sense of community and providing valuable opportunities for networking and mentorship.
Volunteering to share your experience and expertise with students and fellow alumni is a great way to give something back to KU. The On-Campus Alumni Engagement provides alumni with the opportunity to re-engage with KU and its campus by different kind of engagement through delivering an inspirational talk, guest lectures, and other forms of involvement.
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