About Us

Abu Dhabi Women's College (ADWC) features first-class learning and recreational facilities, including film and sound studios and fully equipped computer and science laboratories with the latest technology and equipment. ADWC offers a range of programs in Applied Communications, Business, Education, Engineering, General Education, Health Sciences and Information Technology, Work Readiness as well as a growing Continuing Education section.

ADWC has two campuses, in the City and in Khalifa A. Students in both campuses enjoy an active campus life with numerous college activities planned throughout the year.


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Director: Sultan Karmostaji

Year Opened: 1988

Enrollments (Semester 1, 2012): 2,216

Credentials Awarded: 8,635

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In the News

  • ADWC Holds Schools Day for Potential New Students
    The HCT-Abu Dhabi Women’s College (ADWC) welcomed over 300 prospective students and their teachers from ten feeder schools last week, to give their students an overview of the opportunities available to them as future ADWC students.
  • ADWC Students Attend 1st SCI Mentor Conference
    Five HCT-Abu Dhabi Women’s College (ADWC) students, with faculty and staff, attended the Environment Agency Abu Dhabi (EAD)’s 1st SCI Mentor Conference held recently at the Ritz Carlton Hotel Abu Dhabi.
  • ADWC Students See Through the Light
    Thirty-two HCT-Abu Dhabi Women’s College students from two different Business courses spent time at the amazing and thought provoking ‘Seeing Through Light‘ exhibition currently being held at the Manarat Al Saadiyat.
  • ADWC Hosts Inaugural Student-Run Arabic Language Forum
    The HCT-Khalifa City Women’s College’s Student Council recently organised its inaugural Arabic Language Forum, attended by an appreciative audience of students and visitors, and held at the HCT-Abu Dhabi Women’s College campus.
  • ADWC Trains New Emirati Faculty Members
    Six new HCT-Abu Dhabi Women’s College Emirati faculty members have been congratulated by Abu Dhabi Colleges Director Dr Sultan Hussain Karmostaji for having completed their training modules which will lead them to exciting careers as educators.
  • Japanese Consortium Outlines Offers to ADWC Students
    The HCT-Abu Dhabi Women’s College hosted a consortium of officials from three Japanese universities recently as they outlined their offers of exchange and postgraduate programmes to the assembled faculty and senior students.

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