Orientation Week at Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi

Date : Monday 29 August – Friday 2 September 2022
Venue : Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi Campus

Welcome to the SUAD Community!

As you start this exciting new chapter of your life, you probably have many questions in mind. The orientation event will be your first step towards a smooth transition into the university, and it is the place where you can find answers to all your questions. All newly admitted students are required to attend this orientation event.
This event is dedicated to ensuring a seamless induction for new students, and helping to guide them in the right direction. During the event, you will explore academic offerings, learn about campus resources and get the opportunity to meet with the faculty and staff from your respective department as well as current students and new classmates.
The orientation event is your one-stop shop for everything you need to know and where you can get class schedules for the upcoming semester in addition to all the resources and materials that you need to kick off your journey at SUAD.

Contact us:
If you have further questions about the orientation event/sessions, please email csevents@sorbonne.ae or contact your assigned Orientation Leader.

Why Attend?

Download your orientation programme by clicking on one of the below links

Monday 29 August 2022 – Friday 2 September 2022

Monday 29 August 2022 – Friday 2 September 2022

Thursday 1 September 2022

Frequently Asked Questions


Q1: Why is the orientation event important for students?
Students will feel more comfortable after learning important information about academics, finance procedures and campus resources. Moreover, meeting with other new students, current student leaders, faculty, and staff will help answer critical questions, make connections, and generally enable students to become more prepared for their time at SUAD.

Q2: Do I need to register for the orientation event?
No need for registration. When your assigned orientation leader contacts you, please confirm directly to him/her your attendance.

Q3: Can I join the event virtually?
No, all event sessions are in person(on campus).

Q4: Do I need to bring anything with me to the orientation?
We recommend bringing your laptop so our technical team can help you to activate your SUAD account in case you need any help.

Q5: What happens if I can’t attend the event? What should I do?
Please contact student events and culture team on email csevents@sorbonne.ae or your orientation leader. Please ensure that they are aware of your plan to provide you with the necessary support.

Q6: What if I am not able to access SUAD WIFI during the orientation event?
Please contact the help desk in the orientation fair or Orientation Technical Team either by email:helpdesk@sorbonne.ae or Hotline Tel: +971 2 656 9123

Q7: How will I know who is my Orientation Leader?
Orientation Leaders (OL) are eager to meet you! Your OL(s) will be reaching out for you before the event with personal one-on-one meetings to get to know you! They are your guide to all steps and will continue to be a support for you as you transition into SUAD.

Q8: Will there be fun activities during the event?
Absolutely! we’ll have a range of games and cool prizes up for grabs on the days of the orientation. Stay tuned!

Q9: What should I wear to the event?
We recommend that you wear comfortable clothes and shoes as we are planning many fun activities.

Q10: Who do I contact in case I have any other questions related to the orientation event?
Our team is eager to answer any questions that may come up. Email us at csevents@sorbonne.ae

Q11: What is the protocol to enter SUAD campus?
You should be fully vaccinated and present a negative PCR test of no more than 14 days (green pass) on Alhosn app to access campus.