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 Entrepreneurship and Innovation Club is a fantastic place for individuals interested in developing their ideas and turning them into successful ventures. In this club, you can learn from experts in the field, exchange ideas with like-minded members, and work on implementing innovative projects. You’ll have the opportunity to connect with successful entrepreneurs and benefit from their experiences. Join the club and get ready to uncover your potential and achieve your dreams in the realm of entrepreneurship and innovation!
The Motorsports club provides a platform for automotive passion. Members can hone their talents through weekly sim-racing training, watch parties and other activities. We aim to develop members’ technical knowledge by publishing informative pamphlets/newsletters, and hosting STEM events. We also challenge participants to solve problems related to the field through hackathons. This would not only give the students exposure towards the laws of math and physics, but will also add a layer of innovation, critical thinking, and fun to their learning pattern.
The sustainability club is a community of like-minded individuals who are passionate about creating a greener and more sustainable future. We come together to learn, discuss, and take action on various environmental issues. Through educational events, workshops, and initiatives, we aim to raise awareness and promote sustainable practices in our daily lives. Join us to make a positive impact on the environment!
The AI Club aims to gather people interested in learning more about the fascinating field of artificial intelligence. Our team will collaborate on innovative AI projects, discuss recent developments, and arrange exciting workshops and events. Our goal is to provide a dynamic atmosphere where participants may learn more, exchange ideas, and advance the rapidly developing subject of AI.
The Life Sciences Club is a vibrant community of individuals passionate about all facets of health and life sciences. Our club is dedicated to unraveling the mysteries of the natural world, celebrating its diversity, and fostering a love for science and discovery. At our core, we strive to foster collaboration, facilitate the exchange of knowledge, and ignite innovation among students.
Khalifa University Chess Club is a social, informational, instructional, or competitive meeting place where people come together through chess. It is designed to give students an opportunity to learn the game of chess, improve their chess skills, and to enjoy challenging their peers, while experiencing healthy competition and team spirit.
A math club is a wonderful way to gather individuals like me who are enthusiastic about mathematics. It’s a place were we can indulge our love for math, explore challenging problems, and learn together. Our math club, will dive into exciting activities like problem-solving, mathematical competitions, and engaging discussions. These experiences not only help us boost our math skills but also enhance and elevate our critical thinking and problem-solving abilities. Our math club is a welcoming space for everyone to connect, collaborate, and share mutual appreciation for the fascinating world of mathematics.
Car Club is a vibrant community for students passionate about automobiles. Car club serves as a platform for members to share their knowledge, discuss ideas, and exchange experiences related to cars. Whether you’re a seasoned gearhead or a novice, we’re here to help you explore the world of automobiles, from understanding the basics to mastering off-roading skills, ensuring that no one gets stuck on their automotive journey. Join us to rev up your automotive knowledge and have an adventurous ride!
The Earth and Space club is an affiliation of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) student chapter at Khalifa University, under the department of Earth sciences, along side the two newly opened chapters, The European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers (EAGE) and Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG). The club will offer members the opportunity to be engaged with both technical and non-technical activities and events, such as field trips, educational seminars, professional training, competitions, and conferences.
The Honors Club is a prestigious organization that gathers the brightest and most motivated students on campus. Committed to academic excellence, members engage in rigorous coursework, scholarly discussions, and collaborative research projects. This tight-knit community provides a platform for intellectual growth and encourages leadership development through volunteering and mentoring opportunities. Beyond academics, the Honors Club fosters lasting friendships, sparking intellectual discourse and creative thinking. With a passion for knowledge and a dedication to making a positive impact on their campus and community, the KU Honors Club embodies the spirit of excellence and innovation, shaping future leaders and scholars.
The Model United Nations (MUN) Club is a dynamic community that simulates international diplomacy, promotes global awareness, and empowers members to advocate for positive change. The Club aims to participate in global conferences, fostering debate, networking, and collaboration on global issues. Moreover, the Club aspires to host its own conference, providing a platform for diverse voices to address pressing challenges.
The E-Gaming Club is more than just a gaming community; it’s a hub for gamers, programmers, game developers, and tech enthusiasts at Khalifa University. Our goal extends beyond showcasing KU in gaming tThe E-Gaming Club is more than just a gaming community; it’s a hub for gamers, programmers, game developers, and tech enthusiasts at Khalifa University. The goal extends beyond showcasing KU in gaming tournaments; it’s also a platform for students with passion in coding, programming, 3D design, and art, forming a formidable team of game developers who can represent KU in various competitions.
In a world rapidly advancing in AI and technology, the Club aims to keep pace with these developments through collaborations with renowned global organizations like AD Gaming, Dubai Esports and Games Festival, Amazon University Esports, and many others.ournaments; we’ve identified a significant number of students with a passion for coding, programming, 3D design, and art, forming a formidable team of game developers who can represent KU in various competitions.
In a world rapidly advancing in AI and technology, we aim to keep pace with these developments. Additionally, our vision includes promoting KU through collaborations with renowned global organizations like AD Gaming, Dubai Esports and Games Festival, Amazon University Esports, and many others.
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 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.
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 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.
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.
The Cultural Diversity and Tolerance Club look forward to supporting UAE’s tolerance, diversity, and coexistence policies. It also aims to consolidate and enhance the values of tolerance among the students and faculty at Khalifa University to reflect a peaceful community throughout the university.
The Healthy Life Club aims to present a lifestyle to enhance and promote students’ health and well-being. Through the various events the club plans to host either on campus or via an interactive virtual platform, it hopes to tackle the aspects the young generation faces when it comes to staying healthy.
The purpose of the Palestinian Culture Club is to share and celebrate with the KU Community Palestine’s vibrant history, tradition, and culture.
The Desi Club aims to help students learn more about India and its subcontinent culture and traditions. The Club plans to engage students in fun networking activities related to India’s diversity, culture, and practices.
Club? encourages students to solve puzzles, riddles, mystery cases, brain teasers, and logic problems. Many activities and events will be held regularly on campus/virtually to provide the students with a creative outlet to unwind. Through student engagement, the club hopes to increase students’ focus and enhance different abilities, such as social skills and thinking out of the box.
The Entertainment Club plans to host various board games, E-games, movies, and many more for students to socialize, unwind and relax. It is the perfect getaway for students from their studies.
The Sports Club hosts all university sports, such as volleyball, basketball, football, individual rackets, swimming, and climbing. It aims to build students’ interest and passion in sports by improving their skills and allowing them to compete in on-campus tournaments and inter-university leagues.
The Emirati Club is one of the oldest clubs in the University. The club will mainly showcase and promote the UAE culture and traditions through national and various cultural events.
The club aims to provide a platform for students to professionally express and debate their opinions on specific topics. The club mainly plans to host live debates on issues that will be interesting and beneficial to the students. Students will develop their communication and research skills and ability to articulate arguments.
The Art and Music Club is dedicated to fostering and showcasing students’ talents. The club aims to organize events and activities to increase students’ love for art and music, help reduce university stress and provide lessons to students looking to advance their talent.
Photography can be both a hobby and a beneficial skill in this digital era. The KU Photography Club is a social environment where students can explore their artistic side through photography. The club plans to host various events, including beginner seminars, workshops, photo walks, and competitions.
The club is an exciting opportunity for students to express themselves through performing arts. The club aims to bring out the best in KU students’ various artistic skills, such as writing, acting, directing, and filming. The club looks forward to hosting many activities, including writing workshops, movie nights, stage performances, and participating in events such as National Day and KU Film Festival.
The KU Physics Club is mainly run by students majoring in physics, but it is open to all students interested in the topic. It is a platform for students to explore their interests in physics outside of an academic environment. To engage students, the club will hold entertaining events such as movie and trivia nights, talks by faculty, exploring physics instruments, and potential visits to observatories or physics labs.
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.
As a chapter, we provide a platform for students to engage in educational, professional, and social activities related to the field. Our chapter offers opportunities for members to enhance their knowledge, network with industry professionals, participate in hands-on competitions and attend workshops and seminars. We strive to promote collaboration, innovation, and professional growth within the industrial and systems engineering community at KU.
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.
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.
The ACS student chapter, sponsored by the American Chemical Society, will highlight the University’s chemical presence by hosting lectures, meetings, workshops and connecting with other chemistry institutes and chapters.