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Congratulations to AUK’s 2016 Graduates


AUK held its graduation commencement for the Class of 2016, where 367 students officially became AUK graduates. The ceremony was held under the patronage of His Highness, Prime Minister of Kuwait’s Council of Ministers, and attended by His Excellency, Minister of Education and Higher Education; Secretary General of Private Universities; and Founder and Chair of AUK’s Board of Trustees, along with members of the AUK Board of Trustees, diplomats, dignitaries, and the families and friends of this year’s graduates.

“We set out to prepare leaders who will excel in their fields and apply the critical thinking skills they acquired from the liberal arts education they received at AUK to make the best decisions that will benefit their countries and communities. I am confident in your abilities and believe in each of you to carry on AUK’s legacy of producing strong and successful alumni.” – Professor Dr. Nizar Hamzeh

The 2016 Valedictorian, Batul Sadliwala

2016 Valedictorians
Batul Sadliwala; College of Arts & Sciences, 4.0 GPA

Sara Lobbad; College of Business & Economics, 3.99 GPA
“Everyday, we embrace and celebrate the diversity amongst our ranks; and as we leave here today, my fellow graduates, let us make a promise to always remember that celebration, to remember that difference is always enriching,” – Batul Sadliwala

AUK Class of 2016