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Abu Dhabi University Hosts the Fourth Annual STEAM Competition in its Al Ain Campus

by Belinda Breeze

For the fourth consecutive time, Abu Dhabi University’s (ADU) Al Ain Campus has successfully concluded a STEAM competition. The competition witnessed the participation of 260 students, divided into 80 teams from grades 11 and 12 representing 80 schools, who competed in science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics (STEAM). This year’s edition was held over the course of two days at ADU’s Al Ain campus. Notably, a team of people of determination from ADEK schools also participated in the competition, showcasing their talents and inspiring their peers.

During the competition, students had the opportunity to participate in a series of challenges utilising innovative tools and platforms such as AI, Kahoot, and AhaSlides, were students showcased their skills and capabilities in the field of STEAM.

Dr. Mohammed Fteiha, Director of Al Ain Campus at Abu Dhabi University, said: “We are proud to witness such a great turnout from the participating students in this year’s STEAM competition. Through these competitions, we at ADU always aim to challenge students and provide them with a platform to deliver innovative solutions and a unique education experience, aligned with the latest trends in the academic sector. The success of the competition is a testament to the collaborative efforts between the University and our partner schools. These partnerships contribute to our success in providing excellence in education and building future generations of curious and innovative minds.”

A Certification of Participation was awarded to all participants in the competition. After the top 14 teams reached to the finals, the top three teams were announced and received a monetary prize. Horizon Private School team won first place and was awarded AED 8,000; the second winning team Al Falah School took home AED 6,000 and team Brighton College came in third place and was awarded AED 4,000.

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