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Abu Dhabi University’s new Al Ain campus 90pc complete

ABU DHABI, July 5, 2020

Abu Dhabi University (ADU) said construction work on its new campus coming up in Al Ain is now 90 per cent complete and is due for delivery by the third quarter of 2020.
 
Set in Al Ain’s Asharej district, the new campus meets One-Pearl Estidama requirements for design and operational sustainability, said the statement from ADU.
 
During its first phase, the Al Ain campus is expected to be home to 2,500 students, and when fully completed, it will boast a total capacity of 5,000 students. 
 
The 54,000-sq-m purpose-built facility will include 137 offices for staff and faculty, 36  laboratories empowered by artificial intelligence (AI), a moot courtroom, 36 classrooms and a wide variety of facilities such as a gymnasium, aerobics studio, games room and cafeteria. 
 
The final additions will consist of a library with an office for the students council, said the statement from ADU.
 
Over 350 labourers have been involved in the new campus project, completing one million hours of work, with all construction efforts following stringent health and safety standards set by the Abu Dhabi Civil Defence, it added.
 
Commenting on the announcement, Chairman Dr Ali Saeed bin Harmal Al Dhaheri said, "The new campus will expand student numbers and offer them a well-rounded educational environment that keeps pace with the fast-evolving era we live in."
 
"ADU is a leading UAE institution, constantly recognised internationally for the quality of our education and research, and ranks the 27th best university in the Arab world and placed among the world’s top 150 universities under 50 years of age," he added.-TradeArabia News Service



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