Princess Haya bint Al Hussein, wife of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, on Tuesday inaugurated the new campus of Amity University Dubai at Dubai International Academic City (DIAC).
Following the ceremony, Princess Haya toured the 700,000 sq ft campus that features hi-tech infrastructure and student-friendly architecture, a statement said.
It added that the campus includes state-of-the-art classrooms, an integrated knowledge resource centre, course-specific laboratories and design studios and sports and residential facilities.
Dr Atul Chauhan, Chancellor of Amity University Dubai said: “We at Amity University Dubai are honoured to have Her Royal Highness Princess Haya bint Al Hussein formally inaugurate our campus. At Amity, we are committed to delivering world-class education and are proud to contribute to the strategic vision that makes Dubai a vibrant global hub for quality education.
“Our aim is to create an ecosystem of innovation, research, knowledge and creativity that nurtures global leaders of tomorrow.”
Part of the Amity Education Group, the Indian educational conglomerate, Amity University Dubai’s new campus offers over 30 under-graduate and post-graduate courses and a multitude of conventional and new-age programmes such as Nanotechnology, Aerospace Engineering, Forensic Science, Law, Fashion Designing, Journalism and Mass Communication, Hospitality and Tourism, Mechanical and Automation Engineering and Applied Psychology.