Abu Dhabi: Construction work worth Dh37.75 million has begun to enhance Abu Dhabi University’s facilities, with the addition of 30 labs furnished with the latest scientific equipment.

Scheduled to be unveiled in August 2016, this new upgrade to campus facilities will also feature 12 classrooms, 110 faculty and staff offices, meeting rooms, and multi-purpose rooms that are all fitted with state-of-the-art equipment.

Ali Saeed Bin Harmal Al Daheri, Chairman of Abu Dhabi University’s Executive Board. said the investment in the Abu Dhabi campus represents a leap in the university’s journey towards international academic accreditation and will help strengthen ADU’s stature of academic excellence. “This will benefit more than 6,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students enrolled in our programmes,” added Al Daheri.

Once completed, the new educational facilities spread over an area of 9,200 square metres will complement Abu Dhabi University’s mission of receiving international academic accreditation for all its undergraduate and postgraduate programmes from world-renowned accreditation bodies.

Abu Dhabi University also welcomes the new academic year 2015 -2016 with new faculty members who hail from prestigious universities and research centres across Australia, Greece, Canada and other countries, boosting the university’s academic cadre to 292 faculty members in various specialities.