Office of Student Life

Student Life deals with the non-academic experience of students and provides them with transformative learning experiences outside of the classroom through exceptional service, innovative programming, and first-rate facilities.  These student-centered opportunities for our student body promote health and well-being, leadership, and global citizenship.  


Student Life will be recognized as a provider of inspiring, motivational, wellness-promoting and culturally-honoring environment to enrich students engagement experiences as emerging leaders in the university and their society. 


Student Life will foster the non-academic experience of students by providing them with meaningful cultural and physical activities and provide services focused on their development and leadership. Student Life will nurture the student’s endeavor from high school to university all the way through their graduation and afterwards as functional members of the society who can serve the university.

Strategic goals

Our Goal is to promote student engagement through various activities, events, sports, organization, encourage community engagement, national identity events, and clubs that support ZU learning outcomes our ZULOS. Increase student’s community engagement and develop responsibility programs, develop student –mentor program.  Enhance our health services.

A brief statement on how the unit supports the vision and mission of Student Affairs and Zayed University strategic goals. Student Life supports the mission and vision of SA and ZU strategic goals by:

  • Promoting university -family engagement
  • Offering student community engagement and responsibility programs
  • Promoting student retention and success
  • Promoting national initiatives programs
  • Promoting life skills enhancement program
  • Improving university sports program
  • Celebrating student success on and off campus
  • Celebrating student academic achievement
  • Establishing Student Affairs Newsletter
  • Evidencing based program development
  • Developing strategic communication plans
  • Conducting joint research programs

Services Offered

  • Student Council and Clubs
  • Events and National Identity Programs
  • International and Local trips
  • Community Outreach
  • Sports: Intercollegiate, Intramural, Recreational
  • Community Engagement Center
  • Health Promotion Programs
  • Clinic
  • Leadership Programs
  • Student Orientation and Family Relations Programs
  • Student Success and Honor Code
  • International Student Services
  • Sheikha Latifa Center (Dubai Campus)
  • Hamdan Bin Mohammed Center for Heritage (Dubai Campus)
  • Student Conduct
  • Graduation Activities
  • Locker Facilities

Major achievements for this year 

  • Challenge 22
  • ZUEC
  • National Day Celebration
  • International Day
  • Think Zayed