Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi University (ADU) has forged strategic partnerships at the ‘International Conference on Advancing Sustainable Futures 2023’ to foster a sustainable future in the educational sector.
Among the five MoUs, the University partnered with Sapient Consulting Group Limited and the UAE Trade Center. This MoU aims to establish the Africa Policy Center in the UAE, which will serve as a dynamic platform for research, policy advocacy, and strategic engagement. The center will facilitate joint research initiatives involving ADU’s students and faculty, as well as African universities and relevant stakeholders.
Furthermore, ADU signed four additional MoUs with five prestigious international partners. These partners include MAIRE S.p.A, an Italian technology and engineering group, the University of Technology Sydney (UTS), and McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. In addition, ADU signed a collaboration between the University of São Paulo and the Arab Brazilian Chamber of Commerce in Brazil.
The agreements seek to offer students and the wider community access to cutting-edge sustainable solutions, foster academic research, facilitate knowledge exchange, and promote innovation.
Abu Dhabi University is one of the region’s leading academic institutions, translating the UAE Government’s National Agenda to deliver internationally accredited academic programs and world-class research.
Established in 2003, with campuses across Abu Dhabi, Dubai, and Al Ain, the University serves over 8,000 students from over 100 nationalities. The University is home to five colleges across different disciplines, including arts and sciences, business, engineering, health sciences, and law, while offering a diverse range of over 50 undergraduate and graduate programs.