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ZU and Beijing Foreign Studies University (BFSU) join hands in (Year of Zayed) celebrations

Both Universities

Oct 2018

Zayed University join hands with the Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Cultural Centre and Mosque at Beijing Foreign Studies University (BFSU) in China, to unveil a series of activities held in the name of Sheikh Zayed this October 2018.

The Celebrations in China are expected to include a variety of seminars, panel discussions, and art exhibitions.

Zayed University Middle East Film Festival (ZUMEFF)


Feb 26-28

The ninth edition of the festival was held under The “Year of Zayed". Among its award categories was a category under the name of Late Sheikh Zayed. The prize was won by student Houria Al-Maflhi for her documentary film about the founding father.

First Annual Education Conference -  Zayed's legacy

ZU College of Education  in collaboration with the Arab Thought Foundation

Feb 28

Mar 1

The first annual conference of its kind, which is held under the slogan Zayed’s Legacy, shall serve as a platform for practitioners, administrators and academics in the field of education to share, collaborate and explore innovative approaches to creating successful teaching and learning environments for students

Zayed’s Path

ZU Office of Happiness, Tolerance and    Positivity

Mar 7

The ZU office of Happiness, Tolerance and Positivity, organized a special seminar titled ‘Zayed’s Path’. Several participants showcased memories from the time of Late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan.

‘Tailoring Workshop of our Mother Fatima’ – in Greece

Apr 4

Under the patronage of H.E Sheikha Lubna bint Khalid Al Qasimi, President of Zayed University, the ‘Tailoring Workshop of our Mother Fatima’ was inaugurated at the Ritsona and Larissa Camps, in Greece, for Syrian Refugees

"Zayed" Special edition Magazine printed with the Emirates Flashes Magazine

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences & Hamdan Bin Mohammed Center for Cultural Heritage

Apr 11

A book that includes all the details of Sheikh Zayed's life

Student Activities at Abu Dhabi Campus

Academic Bridge Program (ABP)

Apr 11-16

Short films, artworks, field trips

Student workshops: “The role of youth in planning the  Centennial of UAE’s Union”

UAE Emirates Youth Council & ZU Student Affairs

Apr 16

A discussion session with the students of the university and the following:
His Excellency Dr. Reyadh Al Mehaideb, Zayed University Vice President.
H.E Saeed Ali Al Rumaithi, Member of the Federal National Council.
Dr. Karima Al Mazroui, Acting Executive Director P12 Sector , Abu Dhabi Education Council

Student Graduation


Apr 17-19

Zayed’s Centennial: A People’s Memory and a Nation’s Future’ Forum

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Apr 25

Forum Discussed:

  • Zayed's achievements in the eyes of the new generations.

  • Zayed and building a role model nation in development and renaissance.

  • Zayed and the UAE's external Affairs.

“Zayed Al Khair” Exhibition

Ousha bint Hussein Cultural Center & ZU

Apr 22-26

The Ousha bint Hussein Cultural Center in cooperation with Zayed University  held the Zayed Al Khair Exhibition) at the campus in Dubai, with the participation of 17 businesswomen entrepreneurs, from different emirates in the framework of supporting these national projects.

Placing the image of Sheikh Zayed on all university publications: booklets, calendars, books, etc.

Department of Marketing and Publications

Recommendations: Field trip visit to the Founder’s Memorial, which was inaugurated on Corniche Abu Dhabi and open to the public on April 2018.