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The AUK Campus is located in Salmiya on Salem Al-Mubarak Street in the middle of one of Kuwait's most vibrant neighborhoods.

AUK opened its doors in the fall of 2004 and conducts its academic activity in a newly rehabilitated and refurbished campus, which will expand and develop as needed in the coming years. The campus has spacious, modern classrooms; computer, science, and language laboratories; an administration building; a state-of-the-art library; and cafes, restaurants, shops, and recreation courts. Next to the AUK Library and central campus classrooms are beautifully designed and landscaped central courtyard and garden, which serve as venues for some student activities, as well as offer shade and respite, providing AUK students, faculty, and staff a pleasant place to enjoy, relax, and study. more...

Campus life is an integral part of a student's university experience at AUK, and helps to bring students, faculty, and staff together as one community. Students are encouraged to participate in campus events and use the resources available on campus to further enhance their educational experience at AUK.

Campus life contributes to making the time spent on campus a valuable learning experience for the students. Through both, classroom learning and extracurricular activities, AUK students learn the critical thinking skills, knowledge, and values needed to succeed effectively in today's modern societies; regional and international. Participating in extracurricular activities allows students to learn new skills and discover hidden talents, thus enhancing not only their educational experience, but also their personal development.

The university has a student government association, a student-run newspaper, a student journal, intramural and intercollegiate athletic clubs and organizations, theater programs, academic organizations, and other campus activities in which students can participate.

AUK's location in Salmiya adds an important dimension to campus life. It is located within walking distance of the country's most renowned restaurants, coffee shops, shopping malls, and movie theaters, as well as the seafront and the Scientific Center of Kuwait.

As per law no. 34 of 2000 on the "Establishment of Private Universities: in the State of Kuwait (Article 6), private universities/colleges and branches of foreign universities shall abide by the following:

  1. Operate its buildings to ensure gender segregation in all departments, disciplines and student activities.

  2. Observe Islamic values and time-honored traditions in relation to students' costumes and activities.

A Safe and Substance-free campus
AUK offers 24-hour security service to ensure the safety of its community. The laws of the country prohibit the consumption of alcoholic beverages and the use of drugs. AUK has a zero tolerance policy towards the use of alcohol or any narcotic substance, weapons and dangerous materials brought to Campus or any University sanctioned event, and physical altercations. Any person who is found guilty of alcohol consumption, substance abuse, carrying and/or using weapons or dangerous materials, or participation in a physical altercation is subject to immediate removal from the University.

Smoking Policy
Smoking is not permitted at university building entrances, within university buildings, or in university vehicles. The main hallway connecting the Administration Building to the Sciences Building is also a smoke-free zone.

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