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.
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.
The Astronomy Club aims to educate students about the beauty of what lays beyond Earth, such as planets, stars, and galaxies. The Club will host astronomy seminars, stargaze field trips, and space observations.
Initiated in 2015 to introduce and teach the Korean culture, heritage and language to the University community. The Club is a strong participant at KU Global Day, UAE National Day celebrations and many more on-campus events.
The Cooking Club will explore the variety of cuisines from around the world. Members will indulge on many ethnic foods available in the UAE as well as learn how to cook different recipes. The Cooking Club is looking to hold cooking challenges/competitions and shows throughout the academic year. All culinary levels and skills are welcome to join.
Introduced in 2013, the Literature Club aims to create a simulative atmosphere for youth to spread and share their ideas and improve their literature skills. The Club focuses on the importance of reading and learning to create a well-equipped generation against unawareness and subversive thoughts.
The Volunteering Club will engage in all volunteering activities, both within the KU Community, and the UAE Community at large. Their mission is to encourage KU students to engage in volunteer work outside the 80hrs required to graduate, support all KU volunteering opportunities, and bolster the UAE’s community of volunteers.
The Environment Club will put emphasis on spreading awareness about environmental issues and help students to make more sustainable decisions on a daily basis in efforts to reduce the individual UAE citizen’s ecological footprint. Members of the Environment Club are expected to generate creative ideas on how to raise awareness, prepare events for students and participate in existing Khalifa University events to aid in making more sustainable decisions.
The Innovation Club will seek to attract students interested in innovation to gain knowledge through courses and participation in community and international events in the field of innovation. As well as working to find innovative solutions to the problems faced by the community.
The Journalism Club will be run by a group of dedicated students whose goal is to report news related to students or student interests. The magazine will entail many sections from student success stories, to student talents, to sharing tips on success by Senior/Master/PhD students. Members of the magazine will also have the opportunity to cover and report on special off-campus events such as EXPO 2020.
The club is designed to enhance Khalifa University’s entrepreneurship culture and to keep it at par to that of the UAE’s. The club aims to offer students educational sessions where they would learn the first steps to becoming an entrepreneur, how to maintain and improve your entrepreneurship skills, and how to go above and beyond the current status quo.
The Club aims to bring together KU members who are interested on solving Competitive Programming Challenges(CPC). Over the course of the University year, team members will meet on regular basis, where members can collaborate on set of CPC. The clubs targets people from all backgrounds that want to sharpen their skills in Algorithms and discuss common interests.
The KU Podcast Club’s intiative is to provide beneficial insights to students from individuals in the KU Community who contributed to making a change. The guests will share tips on how students can succeed in their academic journey at Khalifa University. The podcast topics will vary from self-improving skills to study support, to career tips and many more.
Chinese Club is dedicated to creating awareness and an understanding of the Chinese and related Asian culture, heritage, and identity. The club strives to facilitate academic, social, and cultural interaction among students, faculty, and members of the community through various events. Students will examine these themes through activities, and field trips to restaurants, theaters, and Chinese cultural centers.
Rattel in English which means recite, is a female only Ritl Club for interested students to recite and memorize the Quran together. The students joining the Club will be motivated to learn the Quran, develop Quaranic skills and extend their Islamic knowledge.
The aim of the Happiness Club is to give reason for students to smile and be happy. Throughout the academic year the Happiness Club will host a variety of sessions and activities to spread positivity amongst KU students. The Club is a reason for everyone to smile, de-stress, be motivated and be a better version of themselves.
Red Crescent Club aims to promote the positive spirit of volunteerism as a prominent pillar of community development to reach achievements that serve our society.
The Petroleum Engineering program is supported by the student chapter, SPE and provides activities that are broadly divided into technical and social functions.
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.
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.
The ASME is an established student chapter under the Department of Mechanical Engineering at KU. It gives students an insight to the engineering discipline specifically mechanical engineering through organizing a variety of educational and entertainment based events, activities and trips which help students shape their personality and career.
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.
The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) is an established student chapter under the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Khalifa University. It gives students an insight to the engineering discipline specifically mechanical engineering through organizing a variety of educational and entertainment based events, activities and trips which help students shape their personality and career.
The American Institue of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) is a student organization that offers students interested in the aerospace field to be part of and participate in local and global aero-related events, competitions, volunteering opportunities and more.
The Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) provide students an insight of the oil and gas industry. Chapter members can take part in the various technical and social activities such as conferences, field trips, company visits, competitions and presentations delivered by professional industry guest speakers.
The mission of the American Society of Chemical Engineers (ASCE) Student Chapter at KU is to provide an enriching experience to its members through building academic, social and professional relationships in addition to developing leadership, advocating lifelong learning and promoting professionalism.
The Pre-Medical Club will be dedicated to fostering the success of students involved in pre-medical studies at Khalifa University. This organization will seek to promote leadership, information, and provide KU students an outlet to further explore career opportunities in various medical fields; as well as provide them the support they need when applying to medical institutions.
The Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISYE) Student Chapter at Khalifa University aims to contribute to the growth of the ISYE Department. It aims to support the knowledge provided by the faculty by arranging educational field trips, seminars, and other activities. The ISYE Student Chapter also aims to create a platform for ISYE students to collaborate and communicate with each other.
The American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) aims to hold networking and educational events with professional chemical engineers and Khalifa University students. Young chemical engineering students will have the opportunity to develop project management and program planning skills, alongside participating in group competitions like the AIChE Chem-E-Car Competition and the Global Undergraduate Student Video Competition. AIChE is looking to partner with international student chapters and host fun social events with fellow chemical engineering students.
Google Developer Student Club (GDSC) will comprise of Khalifa University students who share the same interests in Google developer technologies. By joining the club, students will grow their knowledge in a peer to peer learning environment and build solutions for local businesses and their community.
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.