Campus Life

Khalifa University strongly believes in the active participation of students in the governance of the institute.  Every student on campus, undergraduate or graduate, is eligible to serve on the Student Council.

The elected student body follows the mandate of advocating for and liaising between students and university management in campus life.

The Khalifa University Student Council promotes student advocacy, leadership skills and contributes to enriching campus life. The Student Council encourages active participation in university governance, events, representation in committees, student town hall meetings and many student activities.

Student Council Objectives:

  • To liaise between students, faculty, and administration
  • To work on behalf of the interests and needs of the students
  • To improve the intellectual, cultural, and social character of the campus
  • To work with the Student Services Office (SSO) to set up events and activities
  • To assist in the formation and success of student clubs
  • To empower students at both levels to foster a living-learning sustainable community
  • To develop their leadership skills
  • To play an active and central role in the co-curricular life of the University

Student Clubs

Student-led clubs are an integral part of the University learning process. The academic experience is enriched by participation in extracurricular activities that allow students to pursue their personal interests beyond the classroom. Whether it is arts, science, culture, history or social, there is always a place for all students’ interests.

In addition to the groups working with the Student Services Office, the College of Engineering supports a number of discipline-based student professional chapters. These are connected to the various academic programs and offer a number of opportunities for students to be involved in their activities or participate in professional events.

  • Wellness Rx

    Wellness Rx provides medical students with comprehensive activities targeting the wellness of mind and body.

    Email: WellnessRx@ku.ac.ae

  • Anatomy and Radiology Club

    The application of CMHS anatomy and radiology technologies to provide medical students the opportunity to use the machines in efforts of improving their learning outcomes.

    Email: AARclub@ku.ac.ae

  • NeSMAH

    NeSMAH is a network of undergraduate and graduate students across universities in the United Arab Emirates seeking career prospects in the fields of medicine and health.

    Email: NeSMAH@ku.ac.ae

  • The Surgery Club

    The club raises awareness about the different career paths that are within or related to surgery.

    Email: SurgeryClub@ku.ac.ae

  • Red Crescent Club

    The club raises awareness about the different career paths that are within or related to surgery.

    Email: redcrescentclub@ku.ac.ae

  • Emirati Club

    The club aims to highlight the UAE culture in a modernistic way through different student talents working together to produce creative shows and events to emphasize the UAE heritage.

    Email: EMiraticlubauh@ku.ac.ae

  • Intellectual and Electronic Sports

    The club focuses on competitive games and the experience around it.

    Email: kuiesc@ku.ac.ae

  • Theater & Talent Club

    The club aims to bring the best of the student’s artistic skills in photography, directing and acting.

    Email: theaterclubauh@ku.ac.ae

  • Eco Club

    The club raises awareness to take action to save the global environment and find ways to improve short term and long-term effects for the individual and community.

    Email: ecoclub@ku.ac.ae

  • Nippon Club

    The club allows students to engage and educate KU students to participate in Japanese theme-oriented events to learn more about the culture, history and food aspects of the country.

    Email: nipponclubauh@ku.ac.ae

  • Astronomy club

    The club educates students about the beauty of what lays beyond our blue planet, such as planets, stars, and galaxies.

    Email: Astronomyclub@ku.ac.ae

  • Jjang Club

    Initiated in 2015 the club introduces and teaches the Korean culture, heritage and language to the university community.

    Email: WiSEKoreanClub@pi.ac.ae

  • Debate Club

    The club’s main objective is to share and debate the different opinions of individuals proactively.

    Email: debateclubauh@ku.ac.ae

  • Music Club

    Musicians and artists in the university come together to collaborate, learn, and improve their musicianship and artistry through workshops, and lessons.

    Email: kumusic.club@kustar.ac.ae

  • Aventure Club

    The club unleashes the adventurous personality of Khalifa University students and reconnects them with their mother nature.

    Email: aventure@ku.ac.ae

  • Literature club

    Introduced in 2013, the club aims to create a simulative atmosphere for youth to spread and share their ideas and improve their literature.

    Email: lit.club@ku.ac.ae

Associations
  • Society of Petroleum Engineers

    The Petroleum Engineering program is supported by the student chapter, SPE and provides activities that are broadly divided into technical and social functions.

    Email: spe@ku.ac.ae

  • American Society of Civil Engineers

    The mission of the ASCE Student Chapter at KU is to provide an enriching experience to its members and to build academic, social and professional relationships in addition to developing leadership, advocating lifelong learning and promoting professionalism.

    Email: asce.club@ku.ac.ae

  • American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

    AIAA students interested in the aerospace field a chance to meet other students with similar interests, the opportunity to hear aerospace-related guest speakers, and to participate in a variety of activities, including field trips, group projects, and social events.

  • American Society of Mechanical Engineering

    ASME helps develop solutions to real world challenges enables collaboration, knowledge sharing and skill development across all engineering disciplines, while promoting the vital role of the engineer in society.

  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

    IEEE prepares Khalifa University students to face challenges of the outside world and equip them with all the sufficient knowledge of their own field as well as being distinguished by their awareness of other fields’ progress and their ability to communicate with others.

CAMPUS LIFE CONTACT INFORMATION Student Services Office, Main Campus, E Building, Level 3

Sports

The Khalifa University Student Services, Sports Team strives to advance student engagement and leadership through active participation in sports. Physical activity on campus provides students the opportunity for competition in a variety of sports at intercollegiate and social levels. 

Intercollegiate Tournaments

Khalifa University male and female sports teams compete in the Abu Dhabi Inter- University Sports League (ADISL) against other UAE university teams.  The sports teams dedication and commitment have always led them to top rankings in the league. 

  Recreational Sports

Khalifa University offers fun competitive and​ recreational programs for students to get involved in off-campus.  It is a great way for students to make new friends, develop mind and body and learn new skills. 

Health and Wellness of our students is a top priority at Khalifa University.  Campus Life offers a broad range of on-campus and off-campus opportunities to ensure the well- being of our students. 

Fitness and wellness provides students the opportunity to improve and maintain physical health through engaging in health campaigns and fitness classes.


Health And wellness

Health and Wellness of our students is a top priority at Khalifa University.  Campus Life offers a broad range of on-campus and off-campus opportunities to ensure the well- being of our students. 

Fitness and wellness provides students the opportunity to improve and maintain physical health through engaging in health campaigns and fitness classes.


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